Ashish Joshi

Associate 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 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: 

Cribbs K, Lynch S, LaMonica M, Joshi A. Enhancing Graduate Practicum Project Development and Selection at Schools of Public Health: A Case Study. Pedagogy in Health Promotion. 2019 Apr 9.

Joshi A, Arora A, Amadi-Mgbenka C, Mittal N, Sharma S, Malhotra B, Grover A, Misra A, Loomba M. Burden of household food insecurity in urban slum settings. PLoS One. 2019 Apr 2;14(4):e0214461. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0214461. eCollection 2019.

Negi PC, Merwaha R, Rao S, Asotra S, Mahajan A, Joshi A. School-based surveillance for detection of children with acute pharyngitis, rheumatic fever/rheumatic heart disease in Shimla district, Himachal Pradesh, India--A cluster randomized controlled trial. Indian Heart J. 2018 Dec;70 Suppl 3:S74-S81. doi: 10.1016/j.ihj.2018.05.015. Epub 2018 May 30.

Tymejczyk O, McNairy ML, Petion JS, Rivera VR, Dorélien A, Peck M, Seo G, Walsh KF, Fitzgerald DW, Peck RN, Joshi A, Pape JW, Nash D. Hypertension prevalence and risk factors among residents of four slum communities: population-representative findings from Port-au-Prince, Haiti. J Hypertens. 2018 Oct 10. doi: 10.1097/HJH.0000000000001966. [Epub ahead of print]

Joshi A, Amadi C, Katz B, Kulkarni S, Nash D. A Human-Centered Platform for HIV Infection Reduction in New York: Development and Usage Analysis of the Ending the Epidemic (ETE) Dashboard. JMIR Public Health Surveill. 2017 Dec 11;3(4):e95. doi: 10.2196/publichealth.8312.