Chioma Amadi, MPH

Research Associate

Chioma is a Research Associate at the ISPH. As an epidemiologist, she has ample experience conducting public health research in global settings. Her prior experiences focused on training field data collectors in utilizing disease surveillance systems, prototype testing and modification of health technology platforms, conducting health technology assessments of systems prior to deployment, managing data, and developing scientific reports. Additionally, as a doctoral student in Epidemiology and Maternal Health, she is integrating her expertise into a holistic framework of how best to address maternal health care challenges in global settings using informatics approaches.

Chioma is pursuing her DPH in Epidemiology with a sub-concentration in Maternal, Child, Sexual and Reproductive Health, and is being mentored by Dr. Ashish Joshi. She has experience with evaluating health technology platforms, teaching population health informatics and developing scientific reports for publication. Her research focus includes the areas of Population Health Informatics, maternal and child health.

Recent publications:

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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.

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.

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.

Joshi A, Amadi C, Meza J, Aguirre T, Wilhelm S. Comparison of Socio-Demographic Characteristics of a Computer Based Breastfeeding Educational Intervention Among Rural Hispanic Women. Journal of community health. 2015; 40(5):993-1001.

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