Namratha R Kandula

  • 2368 Citations

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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

Research interests

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

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  • Research Output

    Acculturation is Associated with Dietary Patterns in South Asians in America

    Gadgil, M. D., Kandula, N. R. & Kanaya, A. M., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Alcohol consumption and subclinical atherosclerosis among South Asians: Findings from the Mediators of Atherosclerosis in South Asians Living in America (MASALA) study

    Chevli, P. A., Aladin, A. I., Kanaya, A. M., Kandula, N. R., Malaver, D. & Herrington, D. M., Jan 3 2020, In : Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases. 30, 1, p. 123-131 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Association of social networks and physical activity in South Asians: The mediators of atherosclerosis in South Asians living in America cohort study

    Thanawala, M. S., Siddique, J., Schneider, J. A., Kanaya, A. M., Cooper, A. J., Dave, S. S., Lancki, N. & Kandula, N. R., Jan 1 2020, In : Journal of Physical Activity and Health. 17, 2, p. 149-155 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Scopus citations

    Disparities Research, Disparities Researchers, and Health Equity

    Carnethon, M. R., Kershaw, K. N. & Kandula, N. R., Jan 21 2020, In : JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association. 323, 3, p. 211-212 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

    Open Access
    2 Scopus citations

    Linkage between Neighborhood Social Cohesion and BMI of South Asians in the Masala Study

    Gill, G., Lancki, N., Randhawa, M., Mann, S. K., Arechiga, A., Smith, R. D., Soret, S., Kanaya, A. M. & Kandula, N., Jan 1 2020, In : Journal of Obesity. 2020, 7937530.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access