Research Professor, International Health
University of Delhi, India, MD, DCH
Punjabi University, Patiala, India, MBBS
- Office: New Delhi, India
- Phone: +91-11-46749999 ext. 910
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ashok K. Patwari, MD, DCH, MBBS, has over 30 years’ experience in the health sector as a pediatrician, public health professional, researcher in clinical and public health research, and health research manager. Dr. Patwari is Research Professor of International Health at Boston University School of Public Health and currently represents Boston University in the MCH-STAR consortium in India as Senior Technical Advisor for research and evaluation. From 1981 to 1985, Dr. Patwari lived in Nigeria, serving as a member of the faculty of pediatrics at the University of Maiduguri, Borno State. He was Professor of Pediatrics at Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi, India, from 1993 to 2006, and was actively involved with national health programs in India from 1988 to 2000. He established the first Diarrhea Training and Treatment Unit (DTTU) in India and assisted the Government of India to train key faculty members from other medical schools in setting up DTTUs in more than 55 centers. From 2000 to 2003, Dr. Patwari served the World Health Organization in the India Country Office and the Western Pacific Regional Office in Manila as a consultant in child health. Before joining the CGHD, he worked as Senior Program Consultant at INCLEN Trust International, Philadelphia. Dr. Patwari has published more than 100 research papers and edited a reference book on social pediatrics. He has been a principal or co-investigator in several research and evaluation projects supported by WHO, Indian Council of Medical Research, USAID, and IDRC. He has served several countries in Africa and Asia as a WHO consultant for diarrheal diseases, DTTUs, and integrated management of childhood illness. In 2005, he initiated introduction of the Infant and Young Child Feeding strategy in pre-service teaching in medical schools in India. He is currently involved in several research and evaluation projects on maternal, neonatal, child health, and nutrition under USAID’s MCH-STAR initiative in India.
- Analysis of the Committed Communities Development Trust’s Residential Care for Children Affected by HIV/AIDS (including the Children of Sex Workers)
- Global Urban Health Summit
- Maternal and Child Health Sustainable Technical Assistance and Research Initiative (MCH-STAR)
Committed Communities Development Trust: Integrating Home-Based and Residential Care and Support for Orphans and Vulnerable Children
Washington, DC: USAID; 2012 Mar.
Indian J Med Res. 2011 Apr; 133:361-363.
Acute Respiratory Infection and Pneumonia in India: A Systematic Review of Literature for Advocacy and Action: UNICEF-PHFI Series on Newborn and Child Health, India
Indian Pediatrics. 2011 Mar; 48.
Indian Pediatr. 2010 Feb; 47(1):19-24.
Genetic Diversity of Noroviruses and Sapoviruses in Children with Acute Sporadic Gastroenteritis in New Delhi, India
J Clin Virol. 2008 Jul; 43(1):42-8.
Indian Journal of Pediatrics. 2008 Jan; 75(Supplement):S29-32.
Br J Nutr. 2005 Sep; 94(3):437-42.
J Trop Pediatr. 2004 Feb; 50(1):37-40.
Indian Pediatr. 2003 May; 40(4):337-42.
Indian J Pediatr. 2002 Mar; 69(1):41-8.
Association of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease in Young Children with Persistent Respiratory Symptoms
J Trop Pediatr. 2002 Feb; 48(1):39-42.
Indian J Pediatr. 2001 Jul; 68(6):515-8.
J Trop Pediatr. 2001 Feb; 46(6):380-1.
J Trop Pediatr. 2000 Mar; 46(1):40-3.
Breastfeeding Among Urban Women of Low-socioeconomic Status: Factors Influencing Introduction of Supplemental Feeds Before Four Months of Age
Indian Pediatr. 1998 Aug; 35(3):269-73.
J Trop Pediatr. 1997 Aug; 43(4):213-6.
Indian Pediatr. 1996 Sep; 33(9):792-4.
J Trop Pediatr. 1996 Apr; 42(2):98-103.
J Trop Pediatr. 1996 Apr; 42(2):91-7.
Indian Pediatr. 1996 Mar; 33(3):265-6.
J Trop Pediatr. 1996 Feb; 42(1):15-20.
Ann Trop Paediatr. 1995 Jun; 15(2):179-83.
Indian Pediatr. 1995 Feb; 32(2):221-4.
Indian Pediatr. 1995 Jan; 32(1):21-5.
J Diarrhoeal Dis Res. 1994 Jun; 12(2):125-8.
J Trop Pediatr. 1993 Oct; 39(5):288-92.
Lower Respiratory Tract Infection in Hospitalized Children due to Respiratory Syncytial (RS) Virus During a Suspected Epidemic Period of RS Virus in Delhi
J Trop Pediatr. 1992 Apr; 38(2):68-73.
Indian Pediatr. 1989 May; 26(5):492-5.
Indian J Pediatr. 1988 Nov; 55(6):983-5.
Indian Pediatr. 1988 Jul; 25(7):613-7.
J Trop Pediatr. 1988 Apr; 34(2):92-3.
Indian Pediatr. 1979 Aug; 16(8):665-7.
Arch Dis Child. 1979 Feb; 54(2):139-41.
Indian Pediatr. 1978 Oct; 15(10):847-9.
Clinical Pediatrics. 1978 Jan; 17(4):369-371.