Purnima Madhivanan, MBBS, MPH, PhD
Associate Professor

Office: AHC5 477
Tel.:  (305) 348-4907        
Email: purnima.madhivanan@fiu.edu

PhD - Epidemiology, University of California Berkeley, CA
MPH -   Epidemiology, University of California Berkeley, CA
MBBS - University of Mysore, Government Medical College Mysore, India

Courses Taught
PHC6000: Introduction to Epidemiology
PHC6993: Reproductive Health Epidemiology
PHC6062: Research Synthesis & Meta-analysis

Research interests
Sexually transmitted infections, HIV/AIDS, Human Papillomavirus, Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Global Health, Gender & Health Disparities, Bioethics, Primary and Secondary Prevention of Cervical Cancer, Vaccine Preventable Diseases, Intimate Partner Violence, Resource-limited settings, Women Health across Lifespan

Honors & Awards
Fordham University Ethics Center HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute Fellow
International Leadership Award, Elizabeth Glaser Pediatrics AIDS Foundation
Women’s Global Health Scholar, Women’s Global Health Imperative, University of California, San Francisco

Select Publications
Madhivanan P, Krupp K, Reingold A. Correlates of intimate partner physical violence among young reproductive age women in India. Asia Pacific J of Pub Health, 2011, DOI: 10.1177/1010539511426474

Adamson P, Krupp K, Freeman A, Klausner JD, Reingold AL, Madhivanan P. Prevalence and Correlates of Primary Infertility in Mysore, India. Indian J Med Res 134, October 2011, pp 440-446

Madhivanan P, Krupp K, Kulkarni K, Kulkarni S, Klausner JD. Acceptability of Male Circumcision for HIV Prevention among high-risk men in Pune, India. STD, 2011 June; 38(6): 571. 

SD Rathod, K Krupp, JD Klausner, A Arun, AL Reingold, P Madhivanan. Bacterial Vaginosis and Risk for Trichomonas vaginalis Infection: A Longitudinal Analysis.  STD, 2011 June; 38(9): 882-6

P Madhivanan, YH Chen, K Krupp, A Arun, AL Reingold, JD Klausner. Predictors of incident herpes simplex virus type 2 infections in young women in Mysore, India. Ind J Path & Mic, 2011, 54(1) 95-8

P Madhivanan, BN Kumar, P Adamson, K Krupp. Traditional birth attendants lack basic information on HIV and safe delivery practices in rural Mysore, India. BMC Public Health 2010, 10:570.

Krupp K, L Marlow, K Kielmann, Narayanappa M N, S Mysore, JD Klausner, AL Reingold, P Madhivanan.  Factors influencing Physicians' intention to recommend HPV vaccine in Mysore, India.  J of Adol Hea, 2010 Apr; 46(4):379-84. Epub 2009 Nov 24.

P Madhivanan, MT Bartman, L Pasutti, K Krupp, C Karat, CR Cohen, AL Reingold, JD Klausner. Trichomonas vaginalis among young reproductive age Indian women: Evidence against the utility of syndromic diagnosis. J Sex Health, 2009 Dec;6(4):339-44.

P Madhivanan, K Krupp, Yashodha MN, L Marlow, JD Klausner, AL Reingold. Attitudes toward HPV vaccination among parents of adolescent girls in Mysore, India.  J Vaccine, 2009 Aug 20;27(38):5203-8

P Madhivanan, K Krupp, J Hardin, C Karat, JD Klausner, AL Reingold. Simple and Inexpensive Point-Of-Care Tests Improve Diagnosis of Vaginal Infections in Resource- Constrained Settings. Trop Med Int Health. 2009 Jun;14(6):703-8

K Krupp, P Madhivanan. Leveraging human capital to reduce maternal mortality in India: enhanced public health system or public-private partnership? Hum Resour Health. 2009 Feb 27;7(1):18

P Madhivanan, K Krupp, V Chandrasekaran, SC Karat, AL Reingold, JD Klausner. Acceptability of Male Circumcision among Mothers with Male Children in Mysore, India. AIDS. 2008 May 11;22(8):983-8.

P Madhivanan, K Krupp, V Chandrasekaran, C Karat, A Arun, CR Cohen, AL Reingold, JD Klausner. Epidemiologic correlates of bacterial vaginosis among young reproductive age women in Mysore, India. Indian J Med Micro. 2008 April, Volume 26 (2): 132-137.

K Van Rompay, P Madhivanan, M Rafiq, K Krupp, V Chakrapani, D Selvam. Empowering the people: development of an HIV peer education model for low literacy rural communities in India. J of Human Resources for Health 2008, 6 (1):6 doi:10.1186/1478-4491-6-6

P Madhivanan, K Krupp. Technological challenges in diagnosis and management of HIV infection in resource limited settings. BMJ 2007 Jul 28;335 (7612):165-6

Madhivanan P, Krupp K, Chandrasekaran V, Karat C, Arun A, Sarvode M, Klausner J, Reingold A. The epidemiology of herpes simplex virus type-2 infection among married women in Mysore, India. J of STD 2007, Vol 34, No 11.

Krupp K, Madhivanan P, Karat C, Chandrasekaran V, SN Mothi, Klausner J, Reingold A Novel Recruitment Strategies to Increase Participation and Retention of Women in Reproductive Health Research: An Indian Experience. J of Global Public Health, October 2007; 2(4): 395-403

Chandrasekaran V, K Krupp, R George, Madhivanan P. Determinants of Domestic Violence among Women Attending an HIV Voluntary Counseling and Testing Center in Bangalore, India. Indian J Med Sci. 2007 May, Volume 61(5):253-62.

Madhivanan P, A Hernandez, A Gogate, E Stein, M Setia, M Mathur, H Jerajani, S Kumta, S Gregorich, M Ekstrand, K Lindan. Alcohol use with female sex workers increases the risk for sexually transmitted infections and HIV among men in Mumbai, India. J of STD 2005,Vol 32 (11): 685-90

Madhivanan P, S Cu-Uvin, M Govindarajan, K Mayer, K Wilson, R Hemalatha, S Solomon. Prevalence of cervical dysplasia among women attending HIV care center in Chennai, South India. J of Obstetrics & Gynecology of India 2003, Vol. 53, No. 4: July/August.

Madhivanan P, SN Mothi, N Kumarasamy, T Yepthomi, C Venkatesan, J Lambert, S Solomon. Clinical manifestations of HIV in children at a HIV care center in Chennai, India. Indian J of Pediatrics Vol. 70, August 2003; 615 – 620

Madhivanan P, A Hari, N Kumarsamy, A Geetha, Kausalya, J Lambert, S Solomon. Profile of HIV infected women and the interventions to reduce vertical transmission at a tertiary HIV care center in South India. J of Obstetrics & Gynecology of India 2002, Volume 52(2): 43-47