Ashish Joshi, PhD, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor

Department of Health Services Research and Administration
Center for Global Health and Development
University of Nebraska Medical Center
College of Public Health

Professional Summary

  • 2010-Present Assistant Professor, Department of Health Services Research Administration, and Center for Global Health and Development, UNMC
  • 2010-Present Program Lead, MetaPhor (Mobile Emerging Technologies and Population Health Outcomes Research), COPH, UNMC
  • 2007-2010 Research Assistant Professor, Department of Information Systems, UMBC, Baltimore
  • 2007-2010 Research Director, Consortium for Information Technology and Health Outcomes Research, Baltimore
  • 2007-2010 Affiliate Appointment, U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs. Baltimore VA.
  • 2007-2010 Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, UMB, Baltimore
  • 2004-2007 Faculty Research Associate, tenure track, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, UMB, Baltimore
  • 2002-2003 Consultant Cambridge Public Health Department, Cambridge, MA.


  • PhD Public Health Informatics, School of Biomedical Informatics University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Fall 2011
  • Certificate. Public Health Informatics, University of Maryland, College Park, 2007
  • MPH Public Health, Boston University, Boston 2003
  • MD Medicine, GGSMC Medical College, India, 1999

Research Interests

  • Human centered GeoVisualization
  • Multifaceted informatics Interventions to support chronic care.
  • Computer mediated Health Education and Health Promotion
  • Mobile Health and Telehealth
  • Technology evaluation and Health Outcomes

Editorial Board

Associate Editor

  • International Journal of Computational Models and Algorithms in Medicine (IJCMAM).
  • International Journal of Public Health Informatics

Selected Publications (of the selected 43 peer reviewed Journal Publications)

  • A Joshi and Elicia Preslan. Risk Factors for Bladder Cancer: Challenges of Conducting a Literature Search using PubMed. Perspect Health Inf Manag. 2011 Apr 1; 8:1e
  • A Joshi, M Novaes, S Iyengar, Machiavelli JL, Zhang J, Vogler R and Hsu C. Ed. Evaluating Telehealth program in Brazil: Lessons learned from Participant Satisfaction perspective towards Teleeducation Services. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare, 2011
  • Rihn JA, Kane J, Joshi A, Albert TJ, Vaccaro AR, Harrop J, Anderson DG, Hilibrand AS. Gastroesophageal reflux following anterior cervical surgery: A controlled, prospective analysis. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2011 Mar 14
  • A Joshi, Aryya Gangopadhyay., et al. A clustering method to study the loss of kidney functions following kidney transplantation. International Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Technology. 2010 – 3 (1/2): 64 - 82
  • A Joshi. Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome in subjects with osteoarthritis stratified by age and sex: a cross sectional analysis in NHANES III. International Journal of Computational Models and Algorithm in Medicine. 2010; 1 (1): 61-73.
  • A Joshi, Mohit Arora, Liwei Dai, Kathleen Price, Lisa Vizer, Andrew Sears. Usability of a Patient Education and Motivation tool using Heuristic Evaluation. Journal of Medical Internet Research. J Med Internet Res. 2009 Nov 6;11(4):e47
  • A Joshi, Richard Lichenstein, Mohit Arora, Andrew Sears. Prospective tracking of a Pediatric Emergency Department E-kiosk to deliver Asthma Education. Health Informatics Journal. 2009 Vol. 15(4): 282-295
  • A Joshi, Richard Lichenstein, James King, Mohit Arora and Salwa Khan. Evaluation of a Computer-based Patient Education and Motivation Tool on Knowledge, Attitudes and Practice towards Influenza Vaccination. International Electronic Journal of Health Education, 2009; 12:1-15
  • A Joshi Diane Smith, Mohit Arora and Robert Poston. Anticoagulant monitoring in Ventricular Assist Device Patients: A feasibility study. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2008 Dec; 7(6):1035-8
  • A Joshi, Mohit Arora, Dongsong Zhang, Michael D Wah and Javad Parvizi. A Prototype Evaluation of a Computer-Assisted Physical Therapy System for Osteoarthritis Patients: A Pilot Study. Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy. 2008 Aug. 31 (2); 71-78
  • A Joshi, Anita Komlodi and Mohit Arora. School nurses’ perceived barriers to diabetes knowledge, communication and management in children with type 1 diabetes. School Nurse News. 2008 May; 25(3):24-9.
  • A Joshi Richard Lichenstein; Rafei Keyvan, Bakar Adnan, Arora Mohit. A Pilot Study to evaluate self initiated computer patient education in children with acute Asthma in Pediatric Emergency Department. Technol Health Care. 2007; 15 (6):433-44
  • Wali RK, Mohanlal V, Ramos E, Blahut S, Drachenberg C, Papadimitriou J, Dinits M, A Joshi, Philosophe B, Foster C, Cangro C, Nogueira J, Cooper M, Bartlett ST, Weir MR.. Early withdrawal of calcineurin inhibitors and rescue immunosuppression with Sirolimus-based therapy in Renal Transplant recipients. American Journal of Transplantation. 2007 June 7 (6), 1572–1583
  • A Joshi, Magder LS, Kon Z, Kallam S, Kwon M, Sangrampurkar R, Pierson R, Poston R. Association between prothrombin activation fragment (F1.2), cerebral ischemia (S-100beta) and international normalized ratio (INR) in patients with ventricular assisted devices. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2007 Jun; 6(3):323-7

Professional Affiliations

  • American Public Health Association
  • American Medical Informatics Association
  • American Telemedicine Association

Contact Ashish Joshi
Ashish Joshi, MD, MPH

984341 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-4341
Phone: 402-559-2327