PhD Student

Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research
College of Public Health
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Education

  • 2009, Masters in Public Health (MPH), Missouri State University, Springfield, MO, USA
  • 1999, Bachelors in Medicine and Surgery (M.B.B.S.), M.G.M.s Medical College, Aurangabad, MS, India.         

Research interests

My primary area of research interest is tobacco use and tobacco control. I am also interested in obesity research as well as infectious disease prevention research.

Selected Publications

  • Shaikh, R. A., Siahpush, M., & Singh, G. K. (2013). Socioeconomic, demographic and smoking-related correlates of the use of potentially reduced exposure to tobacco products in a national sample. Tobacco Control.
  • Siahpush M., Shaikh, R. A., Huang T.T.K., Tibbits M. & Singh, G. K. (2013). The association of lone motherhood with smoking cessation and relapse, and the mediating role of socioeconomic status, social support, and mental health: prospective results from an Australian national study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health..
  • Siahpush M., Huang T.T.K., Sikora A., Tibbits M., Shaikh, R. A., & Singh, G. K. (2013). Prolonged financial stress predicts subsequent obesity: Results from a prospective study of an Australian national sample. Obesity
  • Siahpush M., Singh, G. K., Tibbits M., Pinard C.A., Shaikh, R. A., & Yaroch A. (2013). It is better to be a fat ex-smoker than a thin smoker: Findings from the 1997-2004 National Health Interview Survey−National Death Index Linkage Study. Tobacco Control.
  • Brown, C.K., Earley, M., Shaikh, R.A., Fickenscher, J., Ott, J., Person, A., Islam, K.M., Simonsen, K., Sandkovsky, U., Kaiser, K., Foxall, M., Margalit, R. (Accepted 2013). Voluntary STD testing and treatment program at a metropolitan correctional facility: Evaluation of test acceptability and associated risk factors. Journal of Correctional Health Care.

Selected Presentations

  • Shaikh, R. A., Sikora A., Siahpush, M., & Singh, G. K. Occupational variations in obesity, smoking, heavy drinking, and non-adherence to physical activity recommendations: Findings from the 2010 National Health Interview Survey. Poster presentation at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting in Boston, MA. November 2 - 6, 2013.
  • Shaikh, R. A., Siahpush, M., & Singh, G. K. Socioeconomic, demographic, and smoking-related correlates of the use of potentially reduced exposure tobacco products in a national sample. Poster presentation at the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco 2012 Annual Meeting. Houston, TX. March 13-16, 2012.
  • Siahpush M., Shaikh R.A., Huang T.T.K., Tibbits M. & Singh, G.K. The association of lone motherhood with smoking cessation and relapse, and the mediating role of socioeconomic status, social support, and mental health: prospective results from an Australian national study. Poster presentation at the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco 2013 Annual Meeting. Boston, MA. March 13-16, 2013.
  • Siahpush M., Singh, G. K., Tibbits M., Pinard C.A., Shaikh, R. A., & Yaroch A. It is better to be a fat ex-smoker than a thin smoker: Findings from the 1997-2004 National Health Interview Survey−National Death Index Linkage Study. Oral paper presentation at the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco 2013 Annual Meeting. Boston, MA. March 13-16, 2013.
  • Margalit, R., Shaikh, R.A.  Interprofessional Service Learning - responding to community identified needs and developing essential public health skills. Oral presentation at the 139th American Public Health Association Annual Meeting in Washington, DC. October 29 - November 2, 2011.


Teaching Experience

  • August 2011 – May 3013, Teaching Assistant, Department of Health Promotion, Social and Behavioral Health

Professional Affiliations

  • American Public Health Association
  • Public Health Association of Nebraska
  • Community Campus Partnership for Health

Contact Raees Shaikh
Raees Shaikh

Email Address: raees.shaikh@unmc.edu 
Phone Number:402-559-1936
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Advisor:
Mohammad Siahpush, PhD

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