Rohit Ramaswamy, PhD, MPH, MS

Clinical Associate Professor
Public Health Leadership Program

Clinical Associate Professor
Maternal and Child Health

Director
Center for Global Learning

Rohit Ramaswamy’s website
Curriculum Vitae
REACH NC (Collexis) Research Profile

Office
4107 McGavran-Greenberg Hall
135 Dauer Drive
Campus Box 7469
Chapel Hill 27599-7469
USA
T: 919-843-5313
F: 919-966-0981
ramaswam@email.unc.edu

Education
2010 University of Sydney MS, Biostatistics
2005 University of North Carolina MPH, Public Health
1989 Massachusetts Institute of Technology PhD, Civil Engineering
1983 Massachusetts Institute of Technology MS, Transportation
1981 Indian Institute of Technology BE, Mechanical Engineering

Teaching
PUBH 714 Monitoring and Evaluation Syllabus
PUBH 711 Critical Issues in Global Health Syllabus

Research and practice interests

  • Evidence-based public health
  • Global health
  • Health care delivery
  • Maternal health
  • Mental Health
  • Public health leadership
  • Public health practice
  • Technology

Research activities
Research interests include methods and tools for implementation of global health programs, quality improvement of health systems, use of technology for workforce capacity building and monitoring and evaluation. Current projects include: 1) Development of a Virtual Learning Center to share best practices on monitoring and evaluation of global water programs in nine countries. 2) Development of processes for introducing smoking cessation interventions into state operated alcohol and drug treatment facilities in North Carolina. 3) Introducing mental health interventions through the primary health care system in India. 4) Developing neonatal centers of excellence in Ghana 5) Developing process monitoring and risk management systems for a maternal clinic in Kenya 6) Developing metrics for assessing public health quality for the US Department of Health and Human Services.

Staff/administrative responsibilities
Faculty Director, Online Global Health Certificate