Divya Bhagianadh

Portrait of Divya Bhagianadh, PhD student in the Department of Health Management and Policy.

Department: Health Management and Policy

Social: LinkedIn page

Year of intended graduation: 2022

Hometown: India


Education: Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS), University Of Kerala; Master of Public Health (MPH), Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology.

Focal Area: Health Policy

Research interests:My primary research interests are related to healthy aging, and healthcare access and utilization among older adults. I am particularly interested in quality of life and end of life outcomes among this population. I am also interested in evidence-based policy making and evaluations with emphasis on generating credible evidence that can be translated into action.

Current activities:

  •  Graduate Research Assistantship with Prof. Marcia Ward on projects linked to the Rural Telehealth Research Center.
  •  I am also working with Prof. Kanika Arora on various research projects linked to aging, long term care and end of life outcomes.
  •  AcademyHealth: member, student chapter
  •  Forum for Medical Ethics Society (FMES), India: Member

Publications: Rising, K. L., Ward, M. M., Goldwater, J. C., Bhagianadh, D., & Hollander, J. E. (2018). Framework to Advance Oncology-Related Telehealth. JCO Clinical Cancer Informatics, (2), 1–11. doi: 10.1200/CCI.17.00156

Curriculum Vitae