Rakesh Ghosh

Title(s)Specialist, Prevention & Public Health
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0002-7839-4148 Additional info
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    Newcastle University, United KingdomPhD2008Epidemiology
    University of California, Davis, Davis, CaliforniaPostdoc2012Environmental epidemiology
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    International Meeting on Simulation in HealthCare, San Antonio2019Third place winner, Research paper
    Environment and Health conference Basel ISEE, ISES and IAIAQ 2013Research paper selected as hot topic presentation
    University of Burdwan, India1999Gold medal

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    Fellowship Faculty of Public Health, RCP, UK
    Sykes Postdoctoral Research Fellowship
    International Postgraduate Bursary, UK
    Overseas Research Scholarship, UK
    Is the association between ambient air pollution and perinatal outcomes causal? A systematic review and meta-analysis
    Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Raney JH, Medvedev MM, Cohen SR, Spindler H, Ghosh R, Christmas A, Das A, Gore A, Mahapatra T, Walker D. Training and evaluating simulation debriefers in low-resource settings: lessons learned from Bihar, India. BMC Med Educ. 2020 Jan 08; 20(1):9. PMID: 31914989.
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    2. Ghosh R, Spindler H, Morgan MC, Cohen SR, Begum N, Gore A, Mahapatra T, Walker DM. Diagnosis and management of postpartum hemorrhage and intrapartum asphyxia in a quality improvement initiative using nurse-mentoring and simulation in Bihar, India. PLoS One. 2019; 14(7):e0216654. PMID: 31276503.
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    3. Raney JH, Morgan MC, Christmas A, Sterling M, Spindler H, Ghosh R, Gore A, Mahapatra T, Walker DM. Simulation-enhanced nurse mentoring to improve preeclampsia and eclampsia care: an education intervention study in Bihar, India. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2019 Jan 23; 19(1):41. PMID: 30674286.
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    4. Ghosh, R., Spindler, H., Dyer, J., Christmas, A., Cohen, SR., Das, A., Sonthalia, S.; Mahapatra, T., Gore, A.; Shah, H., Walker, DM.Simulation and team training embedded nurse mentoring program and improvement in intrapartum and newborn care in a low-resource setting in India. Journal of Global Health. 2019; (in press).
    5. GBD 2017 Risk Factor Collaborators.Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 84 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks for 195 countries and territories, 1990–2017. Lancet. 2018; (392):1923–94.
    6. GBD 2017 Disease and Injury Incidence and Prevalence Collaborators.Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 354 diseases and injuries for 195 countries and territories, 1990–2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017. Lancet. 2018.
    7. Brandt S, Dickinson B, Ghosh R, Lurmann F, Perez L, Penfold B, Wilson J, Künzli N, McConnell R. Costs of coronary heart disease and mortality associated with near-roadway air pollution. Sci Total Environ. 2017 Dec 01; 601-602:391-396. PMID: 28570973.
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    8. Ghosh R, Gauderman WJ, Minor H, Youn HA, Lurmann F, Cromar KR, Chatzi L, Belcher B, Fielding CR, McConnell R. Air pollution, weight loss and metabolic benefits of bariatric surgery: a potential model for study of metabolic effects of environmental exposures. Pediatr Obes. 2018 05; 13(5):312-320. PMID: 28429404.
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    9. Ghosh R, Rossner P, Honkova K, Dostal M, Sram RJ, Hertz-Picciotto I. Air pollution and childhood bronchitis: Interaction with xenobiotic, immune regulatory and DNA repair genes. Environ Int. 2016 Feb; 87:94-100. PMID: 26655675.
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    10. Ghosh R, Lurmann F, Perez L, Penfold B, Brandt S, Wilson J, Milet M, Künzli N, McConnell R. Near-Roadway Air Pollution and Coronary Heart Disease: Burden of Disease and Potential Impact of a Greenhouse Gas Reduction Strategy in Southern California. Environ Health Perspect. 2016 Feb; 124(2):193-200. PMID: 26149207.
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    11. Ghosh, R. and Hertz-Picciotto, I.In Harding R., Pinkerton, KE. (Editors), The Lung: Development, Aging and the Environment (2nd Edition). 2015 London, UK: Elsevier. The epidemiology of air pollution and childhood lung diseases. 2015.
    12. Ghosh R. Indoor smoke and prenatal and childhood growth: The role of (gestational) age. World J Clin Pediatr. 2013 Nov 08; 2(4):31-5. PMID: 25254172.
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    13. Ghosh R, Topinka J, Joad JP, Dostal M, Sram RJ, Hertz-Picciotto I. Air pollutants, genes and early childhood acute bronchitis. Mutat Res. 2013 Sep; 749(1-2):80-6. PMID: 23648357.
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    14. Glinianaia SV, Ghosh R, Rankin J, Pearce MS, Parker L, Pless-Mulloli T. No improvement in socioeconomic inequalities in birthweight and preterm birth over four decades: a population-based cohort study. BMC Public Health. 2013 Apr 15; 13:345. PMID: 23587186.
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    15. Pearce MS, Glinianaia SV, Ghosh R, Rankin J, Rushton S, Charlton M, Parker L, Pless-Mulloli T. Particulate matter exposure during pregnancy is associated with birth weight, but not gestational age, 1962-1992: a cohort study. Environ Health. 2012 Mar 09; 11:13. PMID: 22404858.
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    16. Ghosh R, Joad J, Benes I, Dostal M, Sram RJ, Hertz-Picciotto I. Ambient nitrogen oxides exposure and early childhood respiratory illnesses. Environ Int. 2012 Feb; 39(1):96-102. PMID: 22208747.
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    17. Ghosh R, Amirian E, Dostal M, Sram RJ, Hertz-Picciotto I. Indoor coal use and early childhood growth. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2011 Jun; 165(6):492-7. PMID: 21300646.
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    18. Herr CE, Ghosh R, Dostal M, Skokanova V, Ashwood P, Lipsett M, Joad JP, Pinkerton KE, Yap PS, Frost JD, Sram R, Hertz-Picciotto I. Exposure to air pollution in critical prenatal time windows and IgE levels in newborns. Pediatr Allergy Immunol. 2011 Feb; 22(1 Pt 1):75-84. PMID: 20609135.
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    19. Herr CE, Dostal M, Ghosh R, Ashwood P, Lipsett M, Pinkerton KE, Sram R, Hertz-Picciotto I. Air pollution exposure during critical time periods in gestation and alterations in cord blood lymphocyte distribution: a cohort of livebirths. Environ Health. 2010 Aug 02; 9:46. PMID: 20678227.
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    20. Ghosh R, Rankin J, Pless-Mulloli T, Glinianaia S. Does the effect of air pollution on pregnancy outcomes differ by gender? A systematic review. Environ Res. 2007 Nov; 105(3):400-8. PMID: 17493608.
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