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Emory Rollins School of Public Health

Neel  Gandhi

Associate Professor

Faculty, Epidemiology

Jointly Appointed, Global Health


Dr. Gandhi received his B.A. degree in Chemistry from Williams College in 1994, and his M.D. degree in 1999 from Brown University School of Medicine.  He completed residency training in Internal Medicine at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center. Dr. Gandhi received fellowship training in Epidemiology in the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program at Yale University and Infectious Diseases at Emory University School of Medicine.  He served on the faculty at Albert Einstein College of Medicine from 2006 to 2012.  In July 2012, Dr. Gandhi joined the faculty at the Emory Rollins School of Public Health and Emory School of Medicine.

Contact Information

1518 Clifton Rd NE ,

Atlanta , GA 30322

CNR 3031

Phone: (404)727-2317

Fax: (404)727-8737

Email: neel.r.gandhi@emory.edu

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Areas of Interest

  • Global Health
  • HIV/AIDS Prevention
  • Infectious Disease
  • Public Health Practice

Education

  • B.A. 1994, Williams College
  • M.D. 1999, Brown University School of Medicine
  • Fellowship 2004, Yale University
  • Fellowship 2006, Emory School of Medicine
  • Residency 2002, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center

Courses Taught

  • GH 562: Tuberculosis
  • EPI 542: Epidemiology of Tuberculosis

Publications

  • , , Rapid Diagnosis of Tuberculosis and Multidrug Resistance by the Microscopic-Observation Drug-Susceptibility Assay, Am J Resp Crit Car Med, 183, 1427-1733
  • , , Household Contact Investigation of Multidrug- and Extensively Drug-resistant Tuberculosis in a High HIV-Prevalence Setting, Int J TB Lung Dis, 15, 1170-1175
  • , , Integrated, Home-based Treatment Program for MDR-TB and HIV: An Alternative Approach, Int J TB Lung Dis, 16, 998-1004
  • , , Nosocomial spread of Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis (XDR TB) in Rural Hospital in South Africa, J Inf Dis, 207, 9-17
  • , , Determination of Antiretroviral Naïve Status in Large Observational HIV Cohort, Pharmacoepi Drug Safety, 22, 1019-1025
  • , , Development and Validation of a “Virtual” Cohort Using the National VA Health Information System, Medical Care, 44, S25-30
  • , , Delayed Presentation for HIV Care: A Problem of Access or Screening? , Medical Care, 45, 1105-1109
  • , , HIV Screening in Active Tuberculosis Patients in Rural Gujurat, India, Int J STD AIDS, 12, 415-416
  • , , Extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis as a cause of death among patients co-infected with tuberculosis and HIV in a rural area in South Africa, Lancet, 368, 1575-1580
  • , , Successful Integration of Tuberculosis and HIV Treatment in Rural South Africa: the Sizonq’oba Study, JAIDS, 50, 37-43
  • , , HIV Co-infection in Multidrug- and Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Results in High Early Mortality, Am J Resp Crit Car Med, 181, 80-86
  • , , Increasing Second-line Drug Resistance Among Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Patients in Rural South Africa, Emer Inf Dis, 17, 510-513
  • , , Super-bugs Threaten Global TB Control: From Extensively Drug-Resistant (XDR) to Untreatable Tuberculosis – State of the Art, Lancet Respiratory Medicine, 2, 321-338
  • , , Multidrug-Resistant and Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis: A Threat to Global Control of Tuberculosis, Lancet, 375, 1830-1843