• Clinical Assistant Professor, Global Health

Seattle, WA
United States

Phone Number: 
206-659-3337
Fax: 
Email: 
shahn4@uw.edu
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Biography 

Dr. Nirupa Shah consults for research, training and prevention programs in Africa. Local research, mindful of resource constraints and culture, are used for risk and mortality reduction. Acute Care for Africa Research and Training has completed its first phase, proof of concept study for adaptive training programs and is positioned to scale its trauma and sepsis training programs to reach 80 % saturation at South African and Liberian sites. In the non-communicable disease space, refining employer funded models using technology and telemedicine platforms for risk mitigation and prevention at the workplace is underway. Quality improvement initiatives to address impediments to adoption was added to program delivery. Research and implementation expanded to include health systems strengthening.

Education 
  • MPH (Johns Hopkins University)
  • MBA (University of Wales)
  • MBChB (University of Natal)
Country Affiliations 
Languages 
  • Afrikaans
Health Topics 
  • Adult Mortality
  • Burden of Disease
  • Causes of Death
  • Ebola
  • Education and Training
  • Health Systems Strengthening and Human Resources Development
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Prevention
  • Quality Improvement
Publications 

Nirupa Shah, Satish Bhagwanjee, Janet Diaz, John Adabie Appiah, A roadmap for acute care training in LMICs, JCC in press

Shannon M. Smith, Ph.D.; R. Daniel Chang; Anthony Pereira; Nirupa Shah; Ian Gilron; et al. Adverse event reporting in publications of recent analgesic clinical trials: an ACTTION systematic review. Pain 153 (12): 2415-21, 2012.