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Aruna Chandran, MD

  • Associate Scientist

Departmental Affiliations

  • Epidemiology (Primary)
    • Division: General Epidemiology and Methodology

Center & Institute Affiliations

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615 N. Wolfe Street
Room W6501
Baltimore, Maryland 21205


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MPH, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2004
MD, Johns Hopkins University, 2000


I am currently working on public health infrastructure development programs in the Middle East.  My areas of research interest include program evaluation, traingulation of databases and data systems strengthening, with topical interests in child injury/violence prevention and improved health surveillance. 

  • public health infrastructure, disease screening, child health, injury, violence, vaccines, pediatrics, epidemiology

    Chandran A, Pérez-Núñez R, Bachani AM, Híjar M, Salinas-Rodríguez A, Hyder AA.  “Early impact of a National Multi-Faceted Road Safety Intervention Program in Mexico: Results of a Time-Series Analysis.” PLoS One 2014; Epub ahead of print.



    A Chandran, UR Khan, N Zia*, A Feroze, SS Ramirez*, CM Huang*, JA Razzak, AA Hyder. “Disseminating Childhood Home Injury Risk Reduction Information in Pakistan: Results from a Community-based Pilot Study.” International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2013 Mar; 10(3): 1113-24.



    A Chandran, G Kahn*, T Sousa, F Pechansky, DM Bishai, AA Hyder.  “Impact of Road Traffic Deaths on Expected Years of Life Lost and Reduction in Life Expectancy in Brazil.”  Demography 2013 Feb; 50(1): 229-36.



    Chandran A, Puvanachandra P, Hyder AA.  “Prevention of Violence against Children: A Framework for Progress in Low and Middle Income Countries.”  Journal of Public Health Policy 2011 Feb; 32(1): 121-34.



    Chandran A, Herbert H*, Misurski D, Santosham M. “Long term sequelae of childhood bacterial meningitis: an underappreciated problem.” Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal 2011 Jan; 30(1): 3-6.