Namratha R Kandula

  • 1914 Citations
20042024
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Personal profile

Research Interests

My primary research interests are to: 1) Eliminate health disparities by working with individuals and their communities to develop prevention interventions that reach underserved populations; 2) Inform health care system delivery of prevention that is patient and community-centered. My research integrates perspectives and methods from public health, social sciences, clinical science and public engagement because finding solutions to health disparities in an increasingly diverse U.S. population requires working across disciplines and beyond the walls of academia.

Certifications and Licenses

Internal Medicine

Training Experience

2001Residency, Bellevue Hospital Center

Education/Academic qualification

MD, MPH, Tufts University School of Medicine

… → 1998

Keywords

  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Diabetes
  • Health Communications
  • Health Disparities
  • Health Services Research

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Grants 2004 2024

Nigeria
Blood Pressure
Hypertension
Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
Africa South of the Sahara
Cardiovascular Diseases
Community-Based Participatory Research
Life Style
Ethnic Groups
Public Health

Research Output 2004 2019

Body composition and diabetes risk in South Asians: Findings from the Masala and MeSA studies

Flowers, E., Lin, F., Kandula, N. R., Allison, M., Carr, J. J., Ding, J., Shah, R., Liu, K., Herrington, D. & Kanaya, A. M., May 1 2019, In : Diabetes care. 42, 5, p. 946-953 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Body Composition
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Atherosclerosis
Ethnic Groups
Fasting

Epidemiology, risk factors, and opportunities for prevention of cardiovascular disease in individuals of South Asian ethnicity living in Europe

Cainzos-Achirica, M., Fedeli, U., Sattar, N., Agyemang, C., Jenum, A. K., McEvoy, J. W., Murphy, J. D., Brotons, C., Elosua, R., Bilal, U., Kanaya, A. M., Kandula, N. R., Martinez-Amezcua, P., Comin-Colet, J. & Pinto, X., Jul 1 2019, In : Atherosclerosis. 286, p. 105-113 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Epidemiology
Cardiovascular Diseases
Emigration and Immigration
European Union
Denmark

Evaluating the Potential Association Between Lipoprotein(a) and Atherosclerosis (from the Mediators of Atherosclerosis Among South Asians Living in America Cohort)

Huffman, M. D., Kandula, N. R., Baldridge, A. S., Tsai, M. Y., Prabhakaran, D. & Kanaya, A. M., Mar 15 2019, In : American Journal of Cardiology. 123, 6, p. 919-921 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carotid Intima-Media Thickness
Lipoprotein(a)
Asian Americans
Atherosclerosis
Coronary Vessels

Incidence and progression of coronary artery calcium in south asians compared with 4 race/ethnic groups

Kanaya, A. M., Vittinghoff, E., Lin, F., Kandula, N. R., Herrington, D., Liu, K., Blaha, M. & Budoff, M. J., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of the American Heart Association. 8, 2, e011053.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ethnic Groups
Coronary Vessels
Calcium
Incidence
Atherosclerosis

The association of religious affiliation with cholesterol levels among South Asians: The Mediators of Atherosclerosis in South Asians Living in America study

Hirode, G., Vittinghoff, E., Bharmal, N. H., Kandula, N. R. & Kanaya, A. M., Mar 29 2019, In : BMC Cardiovascular Disorders. 19, 1, 75.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Religion
Islam
Atherosclerosis
Cholesterol
Dyslipidemias