BSc (Hons) MBBS MRCS MRCGP MPhil SFHEA
MRC Clinical Research Fellow
Global Maternal Child Health
I am a primary care physician with a special interest in global maternal child health. I completed a degree in medical anthropology before training as a surgeon, specialising in paediatric surgery. After working for a few months in Malawi, I experienced first-hand the importance of the social determinants of health. I returned to the UK to re-train as an academic primary care physician, conducting health services research at the University of Cambridge, where I completed my MPhil in Primary Care Research Methods.
During my time as a clinician and medical educator, I have worked closely with rural communities and community healthcare workers in low resource-settings in India and Malawi. I am passionate about providing high quality, evidence-based care to rural populations.
My DPhil project involves adopting a life-course approach to women's health and the prevention of non-communicable diseases. I am performing research into the development of a complex intervention using mHealth technology in the context of rural India to screen, refer and manage women with high-risk pregnancies in the postpartum period.
My supervisors are Professor Stephen Kennedy, Professor Robyn Norton, Dr Jane Hirst and Dr Lisa Hinton.
My research interests include: global maternal child health, women's health, community health care workers, innovative technology and medical education.
Promoting collaboration in emergency medicine.
Nagraj S. et al, (2018), The clinical teacher
Changing practice as a quality indicator for primary care: analysis of data on voluntary disenrollment from the English GP Patient Survey.
Nagraj S. et al, (2013), BMC Fam Pract, 14
Patient participation groups.
Nagraj S. and Gillam S., (2011), BMJ, 342
The development and anatomy of the gubernaculum in Hoxa11 knockout mice.
Nagraj S. et al, (2011), J Pediatr Surg, 46, 387 - 392
Bereavement care in primary care: a systematic literature review and narrative synthesis.
Nagraj S. and Barclay S., (2011), Br J Gen Pract, 61, e42 - e48