Dr. Rakesh Ghosh is an epidemiologist who studies the effects of ambient air pollution on maternal, perinatal and child health outcomes. He has a PhD in Environmental Epidemiology from Newcastle University, UK followed by two and half years of postdoctoral training at the University of California, Davis. He has strong methodological depth and analytical skills. Currently, he is collaborating on a meta-analysis with the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington for the inclusion of perinatal outcomes in the next round of burden assessment. The goal of this project is to estimate the number of low birth weight and preterm birth infants that is caused due to intrauterine exposure to ambient air pollution during pregnancy. He is also involved in the evaluation of an intervention project in India that includes diagnosis and management of postpartum hemorrhage and intrapartum related asphyxia.
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