Denny John

Dr. Denny John

Adjunct Professor


Career Highlights include: over 15 years in healthcare management, public heatlh, health economics, evidence synthesis, and health technology assessment in various countries (e.g. India, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Sri Lanka, and the USA) through research, fieldworks, and consulting. He has published over 100+ academic papers in peer-review journals; on Editorial Boards of several international journals and has been awarded several international and national grants from government and funding bodies. He has supervised several Master and Doctoral candidates nationally and abroad.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy

  • MBA (Hospital Management)

  • MPH

  • PhD (Health Technology Assessment)

Experience

Academic: 9 Years 

Industry: 18 Years 

Clinical: 4.2 Years

Training Experience

Health Economics, Evidence Synthesis, Health Technology Assessment

Evidence Synthesis, Health Economics, Health Technology Assessment, Health Financing, Artificial Intelligence/​Machine Learning in Healthcare

National Conference Papers

  • John, D., & Chatterjee, P. (2016, 7 – 9 July). Cost-optimisation in the treatment of MDR-TB in India. Presentation at National Conference on Evidence into Public Health Policy (EPHP 2016), Bengaluru, India
  • Solanki, P V., Nair SR., Shukla H., & John, D. (2014, 18 – 19 Oct). A systematic literature review of clinical effectiveness and economic analysis of injury prevention and health promotion wellness programs for professional computer users in preventing work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WRMSDs). Poster presentation at 3rd ISPOR India Conference, New Delhi, India
  • John, D., Potdar, R.D., Bhojraj, S.Y., & Prabhat, D. (2010, 17 – 19 June). Integrated health services provision and microinsurance: A system for improving healthcare access for urban poor. Paper presented at 6th Thinkers and Writers Forum, 23rd SKOCH Summit, Mumbai.
  • John, D. (2007, 18 Jan). Making the case for community health insurance. Insurance Summit 2007: Insurance Industry-Looking into the Kaliedoscope’.
  • John, D., & Chatterjee, P. (2016, 7 – 9 July). Cost-optimisation in the treatment of MDR-TB in India. Presentation at National Conference on Evidence into Public Health Policy (EPHP 2016), Bengaluru, India

International Conference Papers

  • Bhattacharyya, S., Hariprasad, S., Albini, T., Dutta, S., John, D., Coheh, B., Dashputre, A., & Joseph, G. Budget impact model of suprachoroidal injection of triamcinolone acetonide for patients with macular edema associated with non-infectious uveitis in the United States. Value in Health (forthcoming)
  • John, D., & Chatterjee, P. (2016). Cost-optimization in the treatment of multi-drug resistant tuberculosis in India. BMJ Global Health, 1, Suppl 1: A2
  • Verma, J., John, D., Nair SR., Oomman, S., Mishra, R., Shah, P., Jha, D., & Shaikh, S. (2015). Efficacy and safety of surgical treatment options for primary angle closure glaucoma: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Value in Health, 18(7), PA415-A416
  • John, D., Gudi, N., Stanley, A., Menon, G., & Rao, MVV (2018, 17 Sept). Trial publication after registration in Clinical Trial Registry of India (CTRI): A cross-sectional analysis of randomized controlled trials. Poster presentation at Cochrane Colloquium 2018, Edinburgh
  • John, D., Ashton, T., Nirmalan, P., & Parikh, R. (2012, 2 – 4 Sept). Cost effectiveness analysis of community screening for glaucoma in India. Poster presentation at ISPOR 5th Asia-Pacific Conference, Taipei, Taiwan.

National Journal Papers

  • Pavithran, K., Jayamohanan, H., Pilip, A., Vijaykumar D.K., Kumar, A., & John, D (2022). Universal screening of patients on systemic anticancer treatment for COVID-19: Results from a cross-sectional survey. Indian Journal of Medical and Paediatric Oncology (Accepted)
  • Chakma, T., et al. (2021). Psychosocial impact of COVID-19 pandemic on health care workers in India and their perceptions on the way forward- A qualitative study. Indian Journal of Medical Research, 153(5&6):637 – 648
  • Dhiman V.*, Menon G R., Kaur, S., Mishra A., John, D., Vishnu MVVR., Tiwari, R R., & Dhaliwal RS. A systematic review and meta-analysis of prevalence of Epilepsy, Dementia, Headache and Parkinson diseases in India. Neurology India; 69:294 – 301
  • Bhar, R.H.*, & John, D. (2019). Conflict of interest in systematic reviews and its implications on public health policy. Indian Journal of Medical Ethics. Doi: 10.20529/IJME.2019.058
  • Varghese G*., Krishnamohan, M., Ancy JT., Aravindakshan, R., John, D., Koshy, C., Venugopal, K.N (2019). Cost Needed to Treat (CNT) and Number Needed to Treat (NNT) analysis of drugs for treatment of heart failure in India. J Pract Cardiovasc Sci;6:253 – 8 
  • Yadav, J., John, D.*, & Menon, G. (2019). Out of pocket expenditure on tuberculosis in India: Do households face hardship financing? Indian Journal of Tuberculosis. doi​.org/​1​0​.​1​0​1​6​/​j​.​i​j​t​b​.​2​0​1​9​.​0​2.016
  • Tripathi, N.*, Kerketta, F., Chatterjee, P., Raman, VR., John, D., & Jain, K. (2018). Access and availability of essential medicines in Chhattisgarh: Situation in public health facilities. Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care, 7:152 – 6
  • Shukla, V*., Nimbalkar, S., Ganjiwale, J., & John, D. (2016). Direct costs of critical illness associated healthcare expenditure among children admitted in Pediatric Intensive Care Unit in rural India. Indian Journal of Pediatrics. doi: 10.1007/s12098-016‑2165‑4
  • John, D*. (2007). Boutique healthcare: The way forward for not-for-profit healthcare organisations. Indian Journal of Marketing, 37(3)

International Journal Papers

  • Yadav, J*., John, D., Menon, G., & Singh, R. Gender inequality in out-of-pocket expenditure on healthcare among persons with disabilities in India: A decomposition analysis. Journal of Health Management (Accepted)
  • Yadav, J., John, D*., Menon, G., Singh, R., & Venkateswaran, C. Out-of-pocket expenditure, catastrophic health expenditure, and poverty impact due to mental illness in India: An analysis of National Health Survey Data. Journal of Health Management (Accepted)
  • Yadav, J., John, D*., Kumari, D., & Menon, G. Health equity in morbidity, utilisation, and benefit incidence analysis in India. Journal of Health Management (Accepted)
  • John, D*., Yadav, J., Rane, S., & Venkataswaran, C. Psychological impact of COVID-19 on nurses in India: A mixed methods stud. Journal of Health Management (Accepted)
  • Menon, J*., Toteja, G.S., Bharti, O., Menon, G., John, D., & Chakma, J. ICMR-Task Force Study on the incidence, morbidity and socio-economic burden of snakebite in India: A study protocol. PLOS One (Accepted)
  • Panchal, S., John, D., Narassima, MS.,Menon G, & Shaw, T. (2022). A systematic review protocol of mathematical modelling on COVID-19 in India. F1000 Research (Accepted)
  • Nunn, J., Shafee, T., Chang, S., Stephens, R., Elliot, J., Oliver, S., John, D., et al. (2022). Standardised Data on Initiatives-STARDIT: Beta Version. BMC Research Involvement and Engagement (Accepted)
  • Joseph J, Menon JC, Sebastian PK, Sudhakar A, John D, & Menon, G.R. Lipoprotein(a) as a risk factor for cardiovascular disease in a South Indian population: A case control study. PLOS One, 17(5): e0267807
  • Kulkarni, R., et al. (2022). Challenges and Opportunities in Mixed Method Data Collection on Mental Health issues of Health Care Workers during COVID-19 Pandemic in India. International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, 10(4):838 – 844
  • Menon, G., et al. (2022). Psychological distress and burnout among healthcare workers during COVID-19 pandemic in India- A cross-sectional study. PLOS One, Mar 10;17(3):e0264956
  • Menon, G*., Yadav, J., John, D., Nair, S., & Rao, VVR. (2022). Burden of non-communicable diseases and its associated economic costs in India. Social Sciences & Humanities Open (In Press)
  • Yadav, J., John, D., Menon, G.R., Franklin, R.C., & Peden, A.E. (2022). Non-fatal drowning-related hospitalizations and associated healthcare expenditure in India: An analysis of nationally representative survey data. Journal of Safety Research (In Press)
  • John, D.*, & Dubey, S. (2022). Perception of employees regarding the Quality Management System implemented at a tertiary care eye hospital in north India. Journal of Health Management (In Press)
  • Narassima, M.S., Anbuudayasankar, S.P., Jammy, G.R., Sankarshana, A., Pant, R., Choudhury, L., Yeldandi, V., Singh, S., John, D. (2022). An Agent-Based Model to Assess COVID-19 Spread and Health Systems Burden. International Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering. (In Press)
  • Neogi, S.B.*, John, D., Sharma, J., Kar, R., Kar, S.S., Bhattacharya, M., Tiwari, K., & Saxena, R. (2022). Cost-effectiveness of point-of-care devices for screening of anaemia in field settings in India. Clinical Epidemiology & Global Health, https://​doi​.org/​1​0​.​1​0​1​6​/​j​.cegh…
  • Narassima, M.S*., Guru, R.J., Choudhury, L., Aadharsh, R., Yeldandi, V., Anbuudayasankar, S.P., Rangaswami, P., John, D. (2021). An agent-based model for assessing spread and health systems burden for COVID-19 in Telangana State, India. Indonesian Journal of Electronics Engineering & Computer Science, 24 (3), 1735 – 1743
  • Malhotra, S, White, H, de la Cruz, N, Saran A, Eyers J, John, D, Beveridge E, & Blondal N. (2021). Evidence and gap map: studies of the effectiveness of transport sector interventions in low‐ and middle‐​income countries. Campbell Systematic Reviews. 17:e1203
  • Menon, J.C., Suseela, R.P., Bharti, O.M., Mishra, K., Swains, B., Raina, S., John, D., Janakiram, C., & Banerjee, A. (2021). Covid-19 and all-cause-mortality; differential trends between countries and selected states in India. Int J Community Med Public Health. Oct;8(10):5040 – 5044 
  • Chakma, T., et al. (2021). Psychosocial impact of COVID-19 pandemic on health care workers in India and their perceptions on the way forward- A qualitative study. Indian Journal of Medical Research, 153(5&6):637 – 648
  • John, D*., Narassima MS, Menon, JC., Guru RJ. Estimation of economic burden of COVID-19 using Disability Adjusted Life Years (DALYs) and Productivity Losses in Kerala state, India. BMJ Open, 11:e049619
  • Yadav, J., John, D*., Allarakha, S., & Menon, G. Rising healthcare expenditure on tuberculosis: Can India achieve the End TB goal. Tropical Medicine & International Health; https://​doi​.org/​1​0​.​1​1​1​1​/​t​mi.13…
  • John, D., Royal, A., & Bharti, O. The burden of illness of dog-mediated rabies in India. Clinical Epidemiology & Global Health; 12, 100804
  • Menon, JC., John, D., Menon GR., Joseph JK., Suseela PR; Pillay VV. (2021). Estimating epidemiological and economic burden, and community-derived disability weights for snakebites in India: A study protocol. F1000Research; 10:167
  • Yadav, J., John, D*., & Menon, G. (2021). Out of Pocket Payments and Health Financing for Delivery Care in India. Journal of Health Management, 23(2) 197 – 225
  • Dhiman V.*, Menon GR., Kaur, S., Mishra A., John, D., Vishnu MVVR., Tiwari, RR., & Dhaliwal RS. A systematic review and meta-analysis of prevalence of Epilepsy, Dementia, Headache and Parkinson diseases in India. Neurology India; 69:294 – 301
  • John, D., Royal, A., & Bharti, O. (2021). Epidemiological, humanistic and economic burden of dog-mediated rabies in India: a systematic review protocol. F1000Research; 10:32
  • Yadav, J., Allarakha, S., Menon, G., John, D., & Nair, S. (2021). Economic impact of hospitalisation expenditure on NCDs in India: A repeated cross-sectional analysis of National Sample Survey data, 2004 – 2018. Value in Health-Regional Issue; 25, 199 – 213
  • Malhotra, S, White, H, de la Cruz, N, Saran A, Eyers J, John, D, Beveridge E, & Blondal N. PROTOCOL: evidence and gap map: studies of the effectiveness of transport sector interventions in low‐ and middle‐​income countries. Campbell Systematic Reviews. 2021; 17: e1136 
  • Yadav, J., Menon, G.R., & John, D*. (2021). Disease-specific out-of-pocket payments, catastrophic health expenditure and impoverishment effects in India: An analysis of National Health Survey data. Applied Health Economics and Health Policy, 2021; 19(5), 769 – 782
  • Yadav, J., Menon, G., Agarwal, A.& John, D*. (2021). Burden of injuries and its associated economic costs in India. Injury Control and Safety Promotion; doi: 10.1080/17457300.2021.1879163
  • Sparling, T*., White, H., Boakye, S., John, D., & Kadiyala, S. (2021). Understanding pathways between agriculture and nutrition: An evidence and gap map of research tools, metrics and methods in the last ten years. Advances in Nutrition; 00:1 – 15
  • Haddaway, N.R.*, Callaghan, M.W., Collins, A.M., Lamb, W.F., Minx, J.C., Thomas, J., & John, D. (2020).On the use of computer-assistance to facilitate systematic mapping, Discussion Paper. Campbell Systematic Reviews, 16 (4), E1129
  • Yadav, J*., Menon, G., Mitra, M., Allarakha S., & John, D. (2020) Burden of communicable. maternal, neonatal and nutritional diseases (CMNND) and its associated costs in India. Journal of Public Health, doi: 10.1093/pubmed/fdaa173
  • Tripathi, N., John, D.*, Chatterjee, P., Murthy, S., Pagariha, N., Brokar, A. (2020). Informal payments for maternal and neonatal health services in public hospitals in Central India. Journal of Health Management, 22(3), 490 – 505
  • Chandresekar, R.P., Ponnaia, M.*, Anandhi, D., & John, D. (2020). Protocol: Effects of artificial sources of ultraviolet radiation on the human eye: A systematic review protocol. JBI Evidence Synthesis, 18(0):1 – 8 
  • Menon, J.C*., Rakesh, P.S., John, D., Thachthodiyil, R., & Banerjee, A. What was right about Kerala’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic? BMJ Global Health, 5:E0031212
  • Bajwala, V.R*., John, D., Rajasekar, T.D., Eapen, A., & Murhekar, M.V. (2020). Burden of dengue with related entomological and climatic characteristics in Surat city, Gujarat, India, 2011 – 16: An analysis of surveillance. American Journal of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene, Apr 20. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.19 – 0967
  • Perera, S.*, John, D., & Senayaka, B. (2020). Designing an optimum fiscal policy for tobacco to maximise the tax revenue, social savings and the net monetary benefits in Sri Lanka. International Journal of Health Policy & Management, 9(6), 250
  • Mohan, D.*, Tiwari, G., Varghese, M., Bhalla, K., John, D., Saran, A., & White, H. (2020). Protocol: Effectiveness of road safety interventions: An Evidence and Gap Map. Campbell Systematic Reviews, 16: e1077
  • Kang, HK. *, John, D., Bisht, B., Kaur, M., Alexis, O., & Worsley, A. (2020). Protocol: Effectiveness of Interpersonal Psychotherapy in comparison to other psychological and pharmacological interventions for reducing depressive symptoms in women diagnosed with postpartum depression in low and middle ‑income countries: a systematic review. Campbell Systematic Reviews; 16:e1074
  • Madhuchhanda, D.*, Singh, H., Girish Kumar CP., John, D., Panda, S., & Mehendale, S. (2020). Non-vaccine strategies for cholera prevention and control: India’s preparedness to global roadmap. Vaccine, 38, A167-A174
  • Foley, K.*, Gupta, A.K., Versteeg, S., Mays R., Villanueva, E., & John, D. (2020). Topical and device-based treatments for fungal infections of the toenails (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Issue 1, Art. No: CD012093
  • Bajwala, V., John, D.*, Rajasekar, D., & Muhrekar, M. (2020). Using resource utilisation methodology for estimating cost of illness: Case study of dengue hospitalisation in India. Sage Research Methods Cases, doi​.org/​1​0​.​4​1​3​5​/​9​7​8​1​5​2​9​7​14227
  • Cheewakriangkrai, C*., Kietpeerakool, C., Aue-aungkul, A., Pattanittum, P., Charoenkwan, K., John, D., & Lumbiganon, P. (2020). Interventions to promote early referral for women with symptoms of endometrial cancer. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD013253
  • John, D*. HTA flourishing in Asia. (2019). Editorial. International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care. 35, 411 – 412
  • Lohmann, J.*, John, D., & Dzay A. (2019). Prevalence and determinants of poor mental health among healthcare professionals in low- and lower middle-income countries: A systematic review protocol. Systematic Reviews, 8: 294
  • Perera, S.*, John, D., & Senanayaka, B. (2019). An economic evaluation of a predicted dengue vaccination strategy for Sri Lanka. 1 – 9. doi: 10.1017/S0266462319000680
  • Radhika, A.G.*, & John, D. (2019). Appraisal of clinical guidelines in obstetrics and gynecology in India. Open Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 9, 1419 – 1428
  • Neogi, S.B.*, John, D., Sharma, J., Kar, R., Kar, S.S., Bhattacharya, M., Tiwari, K., & Saxena, R. (2019). Cost-effectiveness of invasive devices versus non-invasive devices for screening of anemia in field settings in India: A study protocol. F1000Research (Accepted)
  • Bajwala, V.*, John, D., Rajasekar, D., & Muhrekar, M. (2019). Severity, and costs associated with hospitalisation for dengue in public and private hospitals of Surat City, Gujarat, India, 2017 – 2018. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene. doi: trz057
  • Waddington, H.*, Sonnenfeld, A., Finetti, J., John, D., & Stevenson, J. (2019). Citizen engagement in public services in low and middle-income countries: A mixed methods systematic review of participation, inclusion, transparency, and accountability (PITA) initiatives. Campbell Systematic Reviews. doi: 10.1002/cl2.1025
  • Kurup, K. K., John, D., Manickam, P*., & Tijo, G. (2019). Use of systematic epidemiological methods in outbreak investigations in India from 2008 – 2016: A systematic review. Clinical Epidemiology & Global Health. doi: 10.1016/j.cegh.2019.02.010
  • Cheewakriangkrai, C.*, Kietpeerakool, C., Aue-aungkul, A., Pattanittum, P., Charoenkwan, K., John, D., & Lumbiganon, P. (2019) Interventions to promote early referral for women with symptoms of endometrial cancer. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (Protocol). Issue 1. Art. No.: CD013253. Doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD013253
  • GBD Collaborators (2018). Global, regional, and country-specific lifetime risks of stroke, 1990 and 2016. New England Journal of Medicine. Doi: 10.156/nejmoa1804492
  • Sabharwal, S.*, John, D., Dubey, S., Mukherjee, S., Menon, G., & Majumdar, A. (2019). Cost-effectiveness of glaucoma screening in cataract camps versus opportunistic and passive screening in urban India: A study protocol. F1000Reseach, 8:53, doi: 10.12.12688/f100research.17582.1
  • Narayan, J.*, John, D., & Ramdas, N. (2018). Malnutrition in India: Status and government initiatives. Journal of Public Health Policy. pp 1 – 16, doi: 10.1057/s41271-018‑0149‑5
  • John, D.*, & Issac, A.(2018). Does mass deworming efforts improve the developmental health and well-being of children in low- and middle-income countries? Summary of the evidence and implications for public health programmes. Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health, 6: 220 – 224. Doi: 10.1016/j.cegh.2018.09.004
  • Ganeshkumar, P.*, Murhekar, M., Poornima, V., Kumar, S., Anandaselvasankar, A., John, D., & Mehendale, S. (2018). Dengue infection in India: A systematic review and meta-analysis. PLOS NTD, 12 (7), e0006618
  • John, D.*, Chatterjee, P., Murthy, S. Bhat, R., & Musa, BM. (2018). Cost effectiveness of decentralized care model for managing MDR-TB in India. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 65 (3), 208 – 217
  • Rajurkar, K*., Dubey, S., Gupta, PP., John, D., & Chauhan, L. (2018). Compliance to topical anti-glaucoma medications among patients at a tertiary hospital in North India. Journal of Current Ophthalmology. 30; 125 – 129. 
  • Borah, B*., John, D., & Moriarty, J.P. (2018). When flawed modeling justifies cost-effectiveness: Making sense of Band-Aid’ modeling. Cancer, 124 (15), 3266 – 3267
  • Dielman, J.L*. & GBD Health Financing Collaborators (2018). Spending on health and HIV/AIDS: Domestic health spending and development assistance in 188 countries, 1995 – 2015. The Lancet, Vol 391, No. 10132, 1799 – 1829
  • Dielman, J.L.*, & GBD Health Financing Collaborators (2018). Trends in future health financing and coverage: Future health spending and universal health coverage in 188 countries, 2016 – 40. The Lancet, Vol 391, No. 10132, 1783 – 1798
  • John, D.*, & Parikh, R. (2018). Cost effectiveness and cost utility of community screening for glaucoma in rural India: A decision analytical model. Public Health; 155: 142 – 151. 
  • Murthy, S.*, John, D., Godinho, I.P., Godinho, M.A., Gudattu, V., & Nair, S. (2017). A protocol for a systematic review of economic evaluation studies conducted on neonatal systemic infections in South Asia. Systematic Reviews; 6:252
  • GBD 2016 SDG Collaborators. (2017). Measuring progress and projecting attainment on the basis of past trends of the health-related Sustainable Development Goals in 188 countries: An analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. Lancet, Vol 390 No. 10100, p1423-1459
  • GBD 2016 Mortality Collaborators. (2017). Global, regional, and national under‑5 mortality, adult mortality, age-specific mortality, and life expectancy, 1970 – 2016: A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. Lancet; 390:1084 – 1150.
  • GBD 2016 Disease and Injury Incidence and Prevalence Collaborators. (2017). Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 328 diseases and injuries for 195 countries, 1990 – 2016: A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. The Lancet; Vol 390, No. 10100, p1211-1259
  • GBD 2016 Causes of Death Collaborators. (2017). Global, regional, and national age-sex specific mortality for 264 causes of death, 1980 – 2016: A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. Lancet, Vol 390, No. 10100, p1151-1210
  • GBD 2016 DALYs and HALE Collaborators. (2017). Global, regional, and national disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs) for 333 diseases and injuries and health life expectancy (HALE) for 195 countries and territories, 1990 – 2016: A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. Lancet, Vol 390, No. 10100, p1260-1344
  • John, D.*, & Kumar, V. (2017). Exposure to hardship financing for healthcare among rural poor in Chhattisgarh, India, Journal of Health Management, Vol 19, No 3, Sept
  • Mokdad, A.H*., & GBD 2015 Eastern Mediterranean Region Vision Loss Collaborators. (2017). Burden of vision loss in the Eastern Mediterranean Region 1990 – 2015L Findings from the Global Burden of Disease 2015 study. International Journal of Public Health. DOI 10.1007/s00038-017‑1002‑7
  • Mokdad, A.H*., & GBD 2015 Eastern Mediterranean Region Obesity Collaborators. (2017). Burden of obesity in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: Findings from the Global Burden of Disease 2015 study. International Journal of Public Health. DOI 10.1007/s00038-017‑1002‑5
  • Mokdad, A.H*., & GBD 2015 Eastern Mediterranean Region Neonatal, Infant, and under‑5 Mortality collaborators. (2017). Neonatal, infant and under‑5 mortality and morbidity burden in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: Findings from the Global Burden of Disease 2015 study. International Journal of Public Health. DOI 10.1007/s00038‑0.17 – 0998‑x
  • Mokdad, A.H*., & GBD 2015 Eastern Mediterranean Region Diabetes and CKD Collaborators. (2017). Diabetes mellitus and chronic kidney disease in the Easters Mediterranean Region: Findings from the Global Burden of Disease 2015 study. International Journal of Public Health. DOI 10.1007/s00038-017‑1014‑1
  • Roth, G. A* & GBD Collaborators (2017). Global, regional and national burden of cardiovascular diseases for 10 causes, 1990 to 2015. Journal of American College of Cardiology, doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2017.04.052
  • Barber R,* & GBD Collaborators (2017). Healthcare access and quality index based on mortality from causes amenable to personal healthcare in 195 countries and territories: A novel analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. Lancet, doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(17)30818 – 8
  • John, D*., & Parikh, R. (2017). Cost-effectiveness and cost-utility of community screening for glaucoma in urban India. Public Health. Vol 14, pp. 37 – 48. doi: 10.1016/j.puhe.2017.02.016
  • Dieleman, J. L.*, & GBD Health Financing Collaborators (2017). Future and potential spending on health 2015 – 40: development assistance for health, and government, prepaid private, and out-of-pocket health spending in 184 countries. The Lancet, http://​dx​.doi​.org/​1​0​.​1​0​1​6​/​S​0​1​4​0​-​6​7​3​6​(​1​7​)​30873 – 5
  • John, D*., Saxena, R., & Kumar, V. (2017). Maternal health challenges of pregnant women living on construction sites in Mumbai, Navi Mumbai and Thane: A mixed-methods study. International Journal of Medical Science and Public Health, 6(1), doi: 10.5455/ijmsph.2017.20062016561
  • Dror, D.*, Hossain, A., Mazumdar, A., Koehlmoos, T.C.P., John, D., & Panda, P. (2016). What factors affect uptake of voluntary and community-based health insurance (CBHI) schemes in low- and middle-income countries? A systematic review and meta-analysis. PLOS One, http://​dx​.doi​.org/​1​0​.​1​3​7​1​/jour…
  • Gupta, A.K*., Simpson, F., Daigle, D., Villanueva, E., John, D., & Foley, K. (2016). Topical and device-based treatments for fungal infections of the toenails (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD012093. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD012093
  • Musa, B. M.*, John, D., Habib, A. G. and Kuznik, A. (2016). Cost-optimization in the treatment of multidrug resistant tuberculosis in Nigeria. Tropical Medicine & International Health, 21: 176 – 182. doi: 10.1111/tmi.12648
  • Zhou J*., Yu Z., Shukla V., John, D., & Chen C (2015). Human milk feeding as a protective factor for retinopathy of prematurity: A meta-analysis. Pediatrics, Dec; 136(6): e1576-86. doi: 10.1542/peds.2015 – 2372
  • John, D*., & Kumar, V. (2015). Estimating the attributes of willingness to pay for a community-based health insurance scheme in Odisha state, India. Econometrics Letters, Vol 2, Issue 2, pp 12 – 33, doi: 10.5455/Elet.2015.2.2.2
  • Dror, M.D*., Majumdar, A., Panda P., John D., & Koren, R (2014). Implementing a participatory model of micro health insurance among rural poor, with evidence from Nepal. The Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance-Issues and Practice, 0, 1 – 24. doi:10.1057/gpp.2013.31
  • Michielsen, J*., John, D., Sardeshpande, N., & Meulemans, H. (2011). Improving access to quality care for female slum dwellers in urban Maharashtra, India: Researching the need for transformative social protection in health. Social Theory and Health, 9(4), 367 – 392 

Book Chapters

  • Thomas, D*., Hiligsmann, M., John, D., Al Ahdab OG., Li H. (2019). Pharmacoeconomic Analyses and Modeling. In D Thomas (Ed), Clinical Pharmacy Education, Practice and Research: Clinical Pharmacy, Drug Information, Pharmacoeconomics, and Clinical Research. Oxfordshire, UK: Elsevier. ISBN: 978−0−12−814276−9
  • Thomas, D*., John, D., Ashoush, N., Lega, F., & Li H. (2019). Market Access, Pharmaceutical Pricing, and Healthcare Costs. In D Thomas (Ed), Clinical Pharmacy Education, Practice and Research: Clinical Pharmacy, Drug Information, Pharmacoeconomics, and Clinical Research. Oxfordshire, UK: Elsevier. ISBN: 978−0−12−814276−9
  • Devadasan, N*., Elias, M. A., John, D., Grahacharya, S., & Ralte, L. (2008). A conditional cash assistance program for promoting institutional deliveries among the poor in India: process evaluation results. In F Richard, S Witter & V D Brouwere (Eds), Reducing financial barriers to obstetric care in low-income countries (SHSOP 24, pp. 257 – 273). Belgium: ITG Press
  • John, D*. (2007). Social Entrepreneurship in Eye Health: a sustainable and equitable model. In S Bhargava (Ed), Developmental Aspects of Entrepreneurship, (pp. 195 – 210). New Delhi: Sage Publications

* - Corresponding author

2019 — Top 1% Reviewer, Global Peer Review Awards, Publons

2017 — HTAI International Meeting Travel Award

2013 — SOIL Young Leaders Challenge (SYLC) Award

2012 — ISPOR International Meeting Travel Scholarship Award

2009 — NZAID Commonwealth Scholarship (for MPH studies)

2007 & 2008 — Fellowship Award, Leaders Quest Foundation, London, UK

2002 & 2003 — Post Graduate Study Scholarship, NM Wadia Trust, Mumbai (for MBA-Hosp Mgmt studies)

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