Ashish Joshi

Assistant Dean of Students
Associate Professor

Ph.D Health Informatics
University of Texas

M.P.H Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Boston University

M.B.B.S Medicine
Punjabi University

Dr. Joshi’s brings a unique combination of academic training in medicine, public health and informatics.  His research is focused on developing multi faceted, cost effective, technology mediated interventions that address user needs by combining principles of social cognitive theory and human centered approaches to improve population health outcomes. Using these principles, Dr. Joshi has successfully designed and evaluated systems that can be adapted to different settings and be easily used by different audiences and for different health conditions.

Prior to joining CUNY, Dr. Joshi worked as the Research Director at CITHOR, University of Maryland, Baltimore and as the Director at the Center for Program Informatics at the College of Public Health, UNMC, Omaha.

Dr. Joshi’s implementation experience focuses on designing and developing innovative, accessible and affordable health technologies such as the Internet, cell phones and electronic health kiosks to enhance population outcomes.

Key Projects: 

Recent Publications: 

Mudgapalli V, Sharan S, Amadi C, Joshi A. Perception of receiving SMS based health messages among hypertensive individuals in urban slums. Technology and health care : official journal of the European Society for Engineering and Medicine. 2016; 24(1):57-65.

Joshi A, Amadi C, Meza J, Aguire T, Wilhelm S. Evaluation of a computer based bilingual breastfeeding educational program on breastfeeding knowledge, self-efficacy and intent to breastfeed among rural Hispanic women. Int J Med Inform. 2016 Jul.

Ajantha, Singh AK, Malhotra B, Mohan SK, Joshi A. Evaluation of Dietary Choices, Preferences, Knowledge and Related Practices Among Pregnant Women Living in An Indian Setting. Journal of clinical and diagnostic research : JCDR. 2015;9(8):LC04-10.

Balaji S, Amadi C, Prasad S, Bala Kasav J, Upadhyay V, Singh AK, Surapaneni KM, Joshi A. Urban rural comparisons of polycystic ovary syndrome burden among adolescent girls in a hospital setting in India. BioMed research international.2015; 2015:158951.

Chandak A, Joshi A. Self-management of hypertension using technology enabled interventions in primary care settings. Technology and health care : officia ljournal of the European Society for Engineering and Medicine. 2015; 23(2):119-28.