Atheendar S. Venkataramani, MD, PhD

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

Contact information
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.
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Selected Publications

Atheendar S. Venkataramani, Erin Cook, Rourke L. O’Brien, Ichiro Kawachi, Anupam B. Jena, Alexander C. Tsai : College affirmative action bans and smoking and alcohol use among underrepresented minority adolescents in the United States: A difference-in-differences study. PLos Medicine 16(6): e1002821, June 2019.

Venkataramani AS, Chatterjee P: Early Medicaid Expansions and Drug Overdose Mortality in the USA: A Quasi-experimental Analyis. Journal of General Internal Medicine 34(1), Jan 2019.

Venkataramani AS, Gandhavadi M, Jena AB: Association Between Playing American Football in the National Football League and Long-term Mortality. JAMA 319(8): 800-806, Feb 2018.

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.

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, Aug 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 AS, Shah SJ, O'Brien R, Kawachi I, Tsai AC: Health consequences of the US Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) immigration programme: a quasi-experimental study. 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.

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.

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