Vandana Sundaram, M.P.H

Vandana joined the QSU in July 2014. Prior to this she was a project manager and senior analyst at Stanford Health Policy where she managed several research projects and conducted analyses of large datasets. She has extensive experience in coordinating multi-site projects, working with multiple collaborators, and analyzing data from systematic reviews, Medicaid claims, birth and death certificates and hospital discharges.

Methodology Area of Interest:  predictive modeling, longitudinal data analysis, systematic review/meta analysis, diagnostic accuracy

Clinical Area of Interest: women and children; oncology

Selected Publications: 

Ladabaum U, Patel A, Mannalithara A, Sundaram V, Mitani A, Desai M. Predicting advanced neoplasia at colonoscopy in a diverse population with the NCI colorectal cancer risk assessment tool. Cancer. 2016. In Press

Nair VS, Sundaram V, Gould MK, Desai M. Utilization of [18F] FDG PET Imaging in the National Lung Screening Trial. CHEST. 2016. In Press

Lee JM, Sundaram V, Sanders L, Chamberlain L, Wise P. Health Care Utilization and Costs of Publicly-Insured Children with Diabetes in California. J Pediatr. 2015 Aug;167(2):449-454.e6.

Swenson SM, Chamberlain LJ, Sanders LM, Sundaram V, Wise PH. Outpatient Pharmacy Expenditures for Children With Serious Chronic Illness in California, 2010-2012. JAMA. 2015 Jul 28;314(4):405-7

Caughey AB, Sundaram V, Kaimal AJ, Gienger A, Cheng YW, McDonald KM, Shaffer BL, Owens DK, Bravata DM. Systematic review: elective induction of labor versus expectant management of pregnancy. Ann Intern Med. 2009 Aug 18;151(4):252-63, W53-63. Review.