- PhD, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, 2013
- MPA, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, 2005
- MA, University of Rajasthan, India, 1993
- MBA, R.A. Podar Institute of Management, University of Rajasthan, India, 1992
Rajpal S, Katikaneni P, Deshotels M, Pardue S, Glawe J, Shen X, Akkus N, Modi K, Bhandari R, Dominic P, Reddy P, Kolluru GK. Total sulfane sulfur bioavailability reflects ethnic and gender disparities in cardiovascular disease. Redox Biology 2018; 15: 480–489
Mina GS, Madan Acharya M, Shepherd T, Gobrial G, Tekeste M, Watti H., Bhandari R, Saini A, Reddy P, Dominic P. Digoxin is associated with increased shock events and electrical storm in patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators. Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 2017, doi: 10.1177/1074248417732416
Bhandari R, Marsh SM, Reichard AA, Tonozzi TR. Characterizing emergency department patients who reported work-related injuries and illnesses. American Journal of Industrial Medicine 2016; 59 (8): 610–620
Marsh SM, Reichard AA, Bhandari R, Tonozzi TR. Using emergency department surveillance data to assess occupational injury and illness reporting by workers. American Journal of Industrial Medicine 2016; 59 (8): 600–609.
West Virginia University Dissertation Fellowship Award, Fall 2012.
Selected on a competitive basis for an oral presentation “Cancer incidence linked with two or more metabolic risk factors” at E.J. Van Liere Memorial Convocation and HSC Research Day, March 2011.
Behavioral and Biomedical Sciences Training Scholarship Award, February 2011.
APHA Student Assembly Presenter Scholarship, 138th annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, Denver, Colorado, November 2010.
Second place award for the poster “Association between pre-hypertension and cancer in NHANES 2007-2008 study” at the E.J. Van Liere Memorial
Research Convocation and Research Day, April 2010.
Outstanding Resource Development 2007 Award, WVU Extension Services’ Annual Meeting, October 2007.
2005 Northeast Extension Directors’ Award of Excellence with Guendoline Brown and Karen Newton.
2004-2005 Outstanding Graduate Research Assistant Award, Division of Public Administration, WVU, April 2005.
About Ruchi Bhandari
Dr. Bhandari has a Ph.D. in Public Health Sciences (Epidemiology) and a Master’s degree in Public Administration with specialization in Healthcare Administration from West Virginia University. Dr. Bhandari has over a decade of diverse work experience in the areas of environmental health (World Resources Institute, Washington, DC), diabetes education (West Virginia University Extension Service), occupational health (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), and public health (Marshall University). Her research interests lie in the areas of chronic diseases, specifically metabolic syndrome and its linkages with various cancers, and the health effects of endocrine disruptors.