Lavanya Vasudevan, PhD

Assistant Professor in Family Medicine and Community Health
Assistant Research Professor of Global Health
Member of the DHVI
Campus mail 2200 West Main Street, Suite 600 Room 606, Durham, NC 27705
Phone (919) 613-1423
Email address lavanya.vasudevan@duke.edu

Lavanya Vasudevan, PhD, MPH, CPH, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health and the Global Health Institute at Duke University. Additionally, Dr. Vasudevan holds the title of faculty affiliate at the Center for Health Policy and Inequalities Research at Duke. Dr. Vasudevan completed her doctoral studies in biochemistry, molecular and cell biology from Cornell University and was a postdoctoral scholar at the University of California, San Francisco. She subsequently received a Master of Public Health degree from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and is Certified in Public Health by the National Board of Public Health Examiners. She is currently a Duke Clinical and Translational Sciences KL2 Research and Career Development Award Scholar. She has received several awards and honors including induction in the Delta Omega Honor Society in Public Health and the Triangle Global Health Consortium’s Ward Cates Emerging Leader in Global Health award. 

 

 

Education and Training

  • M.P.H., Johns Hopkins Unversity, Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2012
  • Ph.D., Cornell University, 2009
  • Ph.D., Cornell University, 2008

Publications

Labrique, Alain B., Lavanya Vasudevan, Erica Kochi, Robert Fabricant, and Garrett Mehl. “mHealth innovations as health system strengthening tools: 12 common applications and a visual framework.” Glob Health Sci Pract 1, no. 2 (August 2013): 160–71. https://doi.org/10.9745/GHSP-D-13-00031.

PMID
25276529
Full Text

Bonazzi, Matteo, Andreas Kühbacher, Alejandro Toledo-Arana, Adeline Mallet, Lavanya Vasudevan, Javier Pizarro-Cerdá, Frances M. Brodsky, and Pascale Cossart. “A common clathrin-mediated machinery co-ordinates cell-cell adhesion and bacterial internalization.” Traffic 13, no. 12 (December 2012): 1653–66. https://doi.org/10.1111/tra.12009.

PMID
22984946
Full Text

Bonazzi, Matteo, Lavanya Vasudevan, Adeline Mallet, Martin Sachse, Anna Sartori, Marie-Christine Prevost, Allison Roberts, et al. “Clathrin phosphorylation is required for actin recruitment at sites of bacterial adhesion and internalization.” J Cell Biol 195, no. 3 (October 31, 2011): 525–36. https://doi.org/10.1083/jcb.201105152.

PMID
22042622
Full Text

Baird, Barbara, Lavanya Vasudevan, Nathaniel Calloway, Alice Wagenknecht-Wiesner, Kirsten Elzer, and David Holowka. “Phosphoinositides in Ca2+ Signaling and Plasma Membrane Biogenesis: Roles for Electrostatic Interactions.” In Biophysical Journal, 96:564a-564a. Elsevier BV, 2009. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bpj.2008.12.3698.

Full Text

Ni, Zhao, Namratha Atluri, Ryan J. Shaw, Jingru Tan, Kinza Khan, Helena Merk, Yunfan Ge, et al. “Correction: Evaluating the Feasibility and Acceptability of a Mobile Health–Based Female Community Health Volunteer Program for Hypertension Control in Rural Nepal: Cross-Sectional Study (Preprint),” n.d. https://doi.org/10.2196/preprints.19048.

Full Text

Ni, Zhao, Namratha Atluri, Ryan J. Shaw, Jingru Tan, Kinza Khan, Helena Merk, Yunfan Ge, et al. “Evaluating the Feasibility and Acceptability of a Mobile Health–Based Female Community Health Volunteer Program for Hypertension Control in Rural Nepal: Cross-Sectional Study (Preprint),” n.d. https://doi.org/10.2196/preprints.15419.

Full Text

Rossman, Andrea H., Hadley W. Reid, Michelle M. Pieters, Ceclia Mizelle, Megan von Isenberg, Nimmi Ramanujam, Megan J. Huchko, and Lavanya Vasudevan. “Digital Health Strategies for Cervical Cancer Control in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Systematic Review of Current Implementations and Gaps in Research (Preprint),” n.d. https://doi.org/10.2196/preprints.23350.

Full Text

Pages