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Atheendar S. Venkataramani, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy
Department: Medical Ethics and Health Policy

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Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy
University of Pennsylvania
Blockley Hall, Rm 1102
423 Guardian Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19104
B.S (Biology and Economics)
Duke University, 2002.
M.Phil (Health Policy (Economics))
Yale University, 2007.
Ph.D (Health Policy (Economics))
Yale University, 2009.
Washington University in St. Louis, 2011.
Post-Graduate Training
Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 2011-2012.
Intern, Internal Medicine, Global Primary Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, 2011-2012.
Resident. Internal Medicine, Global Primary Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, 2012-2013.
Internal Medicine - Global Primary Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, 2012-2014.
Clinical Fellow, Medicine, Harvard Medical School, 2103-2015.
Board Certification, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2015.
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Selected Publications

Venkataramani AS, Gandhavadi M, Jena AB: Association Between Playing American Football in the National Football League and Long-term Mortality. JAMA Feb 2018 Epub Ahead of Print.

Bor Jacob, Fox Matthew P, Rosen Sydney, Venkataramani Atheendar, Tanser Frank, Pillay Deenan, Bärnighausen Till: Treatment eligibility and retention in clinical HIV care: A regression discontinuity study in South Africa. PLoS medicine 14(11): e1002463, Nov 2017.

Venkataramani AS, Tsai AC: Dreams Deferred - The Public Health Consequences of Rescinding DACA. New England Journal of Medicine 377(18): 1707-09, Nov 2017.

Maughan-Brown B, Venkataramani AS: Accuracy and Determinants of Perceived HIV risk among Young Women in South Africa. BMC Public Health 18(1): 42, Jul 2017.

Venkataramani Atheendar S, Shah Sachin J, O'Brien Rourke, Kawachi Ichiro, Tsai Alexander C: Health consequences of the US Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) immigration programme: a quasi-experimental study. The Lancet. Public health 2(4): e175-e181, Apr 2017.

O'Brien R, Venkataramani AS, Tsai AC: Economic Mobility and Mortality Crisis Among U.S. Middle-Aged Whites. Epidemiology 28(2): e12-e13, Mar 2017.

Cooper-Vince C E, Kakuhikire B, Vorechovska D, McDonough A Q, Perkins J, Venkataramani A S, Mushavi R C, Baguma C, Ashaba S, Bangsberg D R, Tsai A C: Household water insecurity, missed schooling, and the mediating role of caregiver depression in rural Uganda. Global mental health (Cambridge, England) 4: e15, 2017.

Kakuhikire B, Suquillo D, Atuhumuza E, Mushavi R, Perkins JM, Venkataramani AS, Weiser SD, Bangsberg DR, Tsai A: A Livelihood Intervention to Improve Economic and Psychosocial Wellbeing in Rural Uganda: Longitudinal Pilot Study. Sahara J: Journal of Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS 13(1): 162-169, Dec 2016.

Venkataramani AS, Brigell R, O'Brien R, Chatterjee P, Kawachi I, Tsai A: Inequality of Economic Opportunity, Health Behaviors, and Health Outcomes in the United States: Population-Based, Cross-Sectional Study. The Lancet Public Health 1(1): e18-e25, Nov 2016.

Maughan-Brown B, Lloyd N, Bor J, Venkataramani AS: Changes in Self-Reported HIV Testing Coverage During South Africa's 2010/2011 National Testing Campaign: Gains and Shortfalls. JAIDS 19(1): 20658, Apr 2016.

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