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April F. Mohanty, MPH, PhD, Certificate

Languages spoken: English

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Departments: Internal Medicine - Research Assistant Professor

Divisions: Epidemiology

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I am an epidemiologist and health services researcher with research interests in improving the quality and equity of cardiovascular healthcare. My career goals are to reduce health disparities in cardiovascular disease prevention, management, and related outcomes.

Education History

Other Training University of Utah
Biomedical Informatics
Postdoctoral Fellowship VA Salt Lake City Health Care System
Medical Informatics
Postdoctoral Fellow
Doctoral Training University of Washington
Graduate Training University of Washington
Undergraduate University of Wisconsin-Madison

Selected Publications

  1. Mohanty AF, Levitan EB, King JB, Dodson JA, Vardeny O, Cook J, Herrick JS, He T, Patterson OV, Alba PR, Russo PA, Obi EN, Choi ME, Fang JC, Bress AP (2021). Sacubitril/Valsartan Initiation Among Veterans Who Are Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System Inhibitor Naïve With Heart Failure and Reduced Ejection Fraction. J Am Heart Assoc, 10(20), e020474.
  2. Hussey MR, Suter MK, Mohanty AF, Enquobahrie DA (2021). Placental cadmium, placental genetic variations, and birth size. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med, 35, 1-9.
  3. Bress AP, Cohen JB, Anstey DE, Conroy MB, Ferdinand KC, Fontil V, Margolis KL, Muntner P, Millar MM, Okuyemi KS, Rakotz MK, Reynolds K, Safford MM, Shimbo D, Stuligross J, Green BB, Mohanty AF (2021). Inequities in Hypertension Control in the United States Exposed and Exacerbated by COVID-19 and the Role of Home Blood Pressure and Virtual Health Care During and After the COVID-19 Pandemic. J Am Heart Assoc, 10(11), e020997.
  4. Derington CG, Cohen JB, Mohanty AF, Greene TH, Cook J, Ying J, Wei G, Herrick JS, Stevens VW, Jones BE, Wang L, Zheutlin AR, South AM, Hanff TC, Smith SM, Cooper-DeHoff RM, King JB, Alexander GC, Berlowitz DR, Ahmad FS, Penrod MJ, Hess R, Conroy MB, Fang JC, Rubin MA, Beddhu S, Cheung AK, Xian W, Weintraub WS, Bress AP (2021). Angiotensin II receptor blocker or angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor use and COVID-19-related outcomes among US Veterans. PLoS One, 16(4), e0248080.
  5. Colvin CL, King JB, Oparil S, Wright JT Jr, Ogedegbe G, Mohanty A, Hardy ST, Huang L, Hess R, Muntner P, Bress A (2020). Association of Race/Ethnicity-Specific Changes in Antihypertensive Medication Classes Initiated Among Medicare Beneficiaries With the Eighth Joint National Committee Panel Member Report. JAMA Netw Open, 3(11), e2025127.
  6. Cheng Y, Mohanty AF, Ogunyemi OI, Smith CA, Leroy G, Zeng QT (2020). 2018 Salary Survey of AMIA Members: Factors Associated with Higher Salaries. AMIA Annu Symp Proc, 2019, 275-284.
  7. Mohanty AF, Levitan EB, Dodson JA, Vardeny O, King JB, LaFleur J, He T, Patterson OV, Alba PR, Russo PA, Choi ME, Bress AP (2019). Characteristics and Healthcare Utilization Among Veterans Treated for Heart Failure With Reduced Ejection Fraction Who Switched to Sacubitril/Valsartan. Circ Heart Fail, 12(11), e005691.
  8. Mohanty AF (2018). Is it time to get out of the car for physical activity benefits? Heart, 104(21), 1727-1728.
  9. Gawron LM, Mohanty AF, Kaiser JE, Gundlapalli AV (2019). Impact of Deployment on Reproductive Health in U.S. Active-Duty Servicewomen and Veterans. Semin Reprod Med, 36(6), 361-370.