Malathi Ram

Malathi Ram

Assistant Scientist

Departmental Affiliation(s):

International Health (Primary)
Division: Global Disease Epidemiology and Control

Contact Information

Suite W5506, 615 N.Wolfe Street
Baltimore , Maryland   21205



PhD, Cornell University, 1992

Honors and Awards

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Department of Population Dynamics, The Johns Hopkins University, 1992-94. The Population Council Fellowship, 1990-1991. The Ritchie Reed Fellowship, The Population Council, 1990-91. Canon, Cutler, Eastwood, Maltby, Rollins and Warren Fellowship, College of Human Ecology, Cornell University, 1989-90.

Research Interests

Data Management, Data Quality Control, Public Health, Clinical Trials


  • Nakimuli-Mpungu, E, Bass, J. K., Alexandre, P., Mills,E.J., Musisi, S., Ram, M., Katabira, E., and Nachega, J.B. Depression, Alcohol Use and Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Systematic Review. AIDS Behav. 2011: DOI 10.1007/s10461-011-0087-8.
  • Farley, J.E., Ram, M., Pan, W., Waldman, S., Cassell, G.H., Chaisson, R.E., Weyer, K., Lancaster, J., and Van der Walt, M. Outcomes of Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR-TB) among a Cohort of South African Patients with High HIV Prevalence. PLoS ONE 2011; 6(7): e20436.
  • Six Week Extended-Dose Nevirapine (SWEN) Study Team, Bedri A, Gudetta B, Isehak A, Kumbi S, Lulseged S, Mengistu Y, Bhore AV, Bhosale R, Varadhrajan V, Gupte N, Sastry J, Suryavanshi N, Tripathy S, Mmiro F, Mubiru M, Onyango C, Taylor A, Musoke P, Nakabiito C, Abashawl A, Adamu R, Antelman G, Bollinger RC, Bright P, Chaudhary MA, Coberly J, Guay L, Fowler MG, Gupta A, Hassen E, Jackson JB, Moulton LH, Nayak U, Omer SB, Propper L, Ram M, Rexroad V, Ruff AJ, Shankar A, Zwerski S. 12 month follow-up of SWEN RCTs: Differential Impact of Extended-dose Nevirapine on mother-to-child transmission and Infant Death by maternal CD4 cell count. AIDS 2011 Mar 27;25(6):767-76 PMID 21330912.
  • Martinson, N.A., Barnes, G.L., Moulton, L/H., Msandiwa, R., Hausler, H., Ram, M., McIntyre, J.A., Gray, G.E., and Chaisson, R.E. New Regimens to Prevent Tuberculosis in Adults with HIV Infection. N Engl J Med 2011; 365: 11-20
  • Khan, W.A., Sack D.A., Ahmed, S., Prue, C.S., Shafiul Alam, M., Haque, R. Khyang, J., Ram, M., Akter, J., Nyunt, M.M., Norris, D., Glass, G., Shields, T., Haq, M.Z., Cravioto, A., Sullivan Jr., D.J. Mapping hypoendemic, seasonal malaria in rural Bandarban, Bangladesh: a prospective surveillance. Malaria Journal 2011, 10:124