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Brief Profile of Dr. Raashi Raj
I, Dr. Raashi Raj, am a dentist who has completed both BDS (2012) with one year rotatory internship, and MDS (Public Health Dentistry, 2017) from Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manipal.
My work experience involves working as Dental Officer from April, 2013 to April, 2014 in Mahavir Cancer Sansthan, Phulwarisharif, Patna. Work involved prophylactic treatment of the cancer patients before undergoing radiotherapy and chemotherapy which includes restorations, root canal treatments and oral prophylaxis as well as general dental practice.
After completion of my Master degree from Manipal, I worked as a clinician from August, 2017 to June, 2018 in Bangalore. Work involved general dental practice. Again from July, 2018 to February, 2019 I worked as a clinician in Patna with work involving general dental practice.
From March, 2019 to April, 2019, I joined as an intern in Public Health Foundation of India, Gurgaon under Dr. Manu R. Mathur. Got opportunity to work as a Senior Research Assistant in Centre for Environmental Health, PHFI, Gurgaon, from July, 2019 to June, 2020. After that have been working as a Research Fellow in Centre for Health Outcomes Research and Economics, Indian Institute of Public Health, Hyderabad from July, 2020 in I-HOPE project.
Research Summary and Interests
I am interested in Oral Health. My post graduation thesis study involved knowing the impact of oral asthmatic medications on oral health. This got published in the journal Special Care Dentistry. I also did a study to know about the different types and amount of microorganisms on the surface of a cell phone used by a dentist.
Wrote a chapter on hypertension for the Cardiology Society of India.
Areas of Expertise
- Oral Health
- Tobacco Control
- Health Promotion
- Community Health
- Research Methods
- Bio Statistics
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