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CURRICULUM VITAE

Ashima Singh PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics
Division of Hematology and Oncology - Pediatrics

OFFICE ADDRESS:
Children's Corporate Center
999 N 92 St
Milwaukee, WI 53226

EDUCATION:
2003 - 2007 Bachelors of Technology (B.Tech), Biotechnology, Uttar Pradesh Technical University, India
2007 - 2009 Master of Science (MS), Biomedical Informatics, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (now Rutgers)
2010 - 2015 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Epidemiology, Pitt Public Health

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:
2009 - 2010 Health Economics and Outcomes Research Fellow, Rutgers University/ Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals
2015 - Present May 2016 Senior Statistician, Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh
2016 - Present Dec 2019 Research Scientist, Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Division of Hematology/Oncology

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
01/01/2020 - Present Instructor, Pediatrics, Hematology/Oncology/BMT, Medical College of Wisconsin

AWARDS AND HONORS:
2009 - Present Certificate of Excellence for Academic Achievements, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, May 2009.
2015 - Present Second Prize, Poster Fellows Research Day, American Heart Association, January
2017 - 2018 Outstanding Medical School Teacher Pin
2017 - Present Travel Award, Department of Pediatrics and Children's Research Institute, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin for Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, May 2017.
2018 - 2019 Outstanding Graduate Student Educator Pin
2018 - 2019 Outstanding Medical School Teacher Pin

MEMBERSHIPS IN HONORARY AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
2011 - 2012 Student Public Health Epidemic Response Effort (SPHERE), University of Pittsburgh (Secretary.)
2012 - 2013 Society of Women Engineers (SWE), New Jersey Institute of Technology (Mentor)
2016 - 2017 American College of Epidemiology (Fellow)
2019 - 2020 American Society of Hematology (Member)

EDITORSHIPS/EDITORIAL BOARDS/JOURNAL REVIEWS:
Journal Review
Clinical Epidemiology
ClinicoEconomics and Outcomes Research
Comparative Effectiveness Research
Pain Medicine
Blood Advances
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Patient Preference and Adherence

RESEARCH GRANTS/AWARDS/CONTRACTS/PROJECTS:
Active
Peer Review
Title:
Sickle Cell Data Collection Program in Wisconsin
Source:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Role:
Principal Investigator
Dates:
10/2020 - 10/2023
  
Prior
Non-Peer Review
Title:
Learning Health System for Sickle Cell Disease (Panepinto)
Source:
Greater Plains Collaborative, PCORnet
Role:
Co-investigator
Dates:
09/2017 - 09/2018
  

INVITED LECTURES/WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
Singh A Panepinto JA, Real-time electronic registry improves care for children with sickle cell disease
 
National
Singh A Brooks MM Schaff HV Hlatky M Frye RL Sako EY, On-Pump vs off-pump coronary artery bypass graft surgery among patients with type 2 diabetes, Poster presentation at Fellows Research Day American Heart Association, Pittsburgh PA, 01/2015
Singh A Panepinto JA, Using electronic health records (EHRs) to facilitate a rapid-learning health system for children with sickle cell disease (SCD), Poster Presentation at Pediatric Academic Society Meeting, San Francisco CA, 05/2017
Singh A Yan K Brandow A Panepinto JA, Longitudinal Trend of Emergency Department Reliance for Pain among Sickle Cell Disease Patients in Wisconsin, Oral Presentation. American Society of Hematology, Atlanta GA, 12/2017
Singh A Panepinto JA, Clinical Meaning of Promis Pain Interference and Pain Behavior Measures for Children with Sickle Cell Disease, Oral Presentation 60th American Society of Hematology, 2018
Singh A Dasgupta M Simpson PM Panepinto JA,, Poster presentation Validation of Patient Reported Outcome Measurement Information System (PROMIS) measures for children with type 1 diabetes, International Society for Quality of Life Research, San Diego CA, 2019
Mucalo L Brandow AM Mason SF Singh A Taylor BW Woods KJ Yusuf F, Panepinto JA, Hospitalization and Case Fatality in Individuals with Sickle Cell Disease and COVID-19 Infection, Oral Presentation and Poster at American Society of Hematology, 12/2020
Singh A Brandow A Panepinto JA, COVID-19 Outcomes in Individuals with Sickle Cell Disease and Sickle Cell Trait Compared to Blacks without Sickle Cell Disease or Trait, Oral Presentation at American Society of Hematology, Virtual, 12/2020
Singh A Bartsch SM Avery TR Potter PA James E Huang SS Lee BY, Readmissions within Thirty Days of Discharge to Any Hospital in Orange County California, Poster Presentation at Deans Day, University of Pittsburgh
 
International
Singh A Bartsch SM Muder RR Lee BY, Economic Value of Using Antimicrobial Coated Sutures, Poster presentation at International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research, Montreal Canada, 06/2014
Singh A Dasgupta M Simpson PM Panepinto JA, Validation of new Patient Reported Outcome Measurement Information System (PROMIS) measures in children with sickle cell disease, Poster presentation at International Society for Quality of Life Research, Dublin Ireland, 10/2018
Singh A Dasgupta M Simpson PM Panepinto JA, Use of the PROMIS new physical health domains and the asthma impact scale in children with an acute asthma exacerbation, Poster presentation at International Society for Quality of Life Research, Dublin Ireland, 10/2018
Singh A, COVID-19 in children with sickle cell disease., Invited talk at Brazilian Congress of Hematology, Hemotherapy and Cellular Therapy, Virtual, 11/04/2020
 

MEDICAL COLLEGE TEACHING ACTIVITIES:
Medical Student Education
2017 - Present Research Pathway Small Groups for Medical Students (Co-lead), Department of Pediatrics
 
Resident and Fellow Education
2017 - Present Introduction to Epidemiology, Division of Epidemiology
 

EXTRAMURAL TEACHING:
Graduate Student Education
2013 - Present Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Epidemiology Methods II (Teaching assistant)
 

OTHER RESEARCH APPOINTMENTS:
2008 - 2009 Graduate Student Assistant, Health Informatics, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (now Rutgers)
2010 - 2015 Graduate Researcher, Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh


BIBLIOGRAPHY
Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. Singh A, Danda V, Van Swol L, Scott, JP, Brandow AM, Panepinto JA. Recommendation to reality: Closing the TCD screening gap for children with sickle cell anemia. Under review at Pediatr Blood Cancer
2. Singh, A., Dasgupta, M., Retherford, D., Fialloa??Scharer, R., Simpson, P.M. and Panepinto, J.A. Measurement properties of PROMIS domains for children with Type 1 diabetes. Pediatr Diabetes. Accepted Author Manuscript. 2020 Oct
3. Panepinto JA, Brandow A, Mucalo L, Yusuf F, Singh A, Taylor B, et al. Coronavirus disease among persons with sickle cell disease, United States, March 20-May 21, 2020. Emerg Infect Dis. 2020 Oct
4. Nelson A, Singh A, Dasgupta M, Simpson P, Chiu A, Brousseau DC, Panepinto JA. Assessment of pediatric asthma exacerbation with the use of new PROMIS measures. Journal of Asthma. 2020 July.
5. Singh A, Dasgupta M, Simpson PM, Brousseau DC, Panepinto JA. Can PROMIS domains of pain and physical functioning detect changes in health over time for children with sickle cell disease? Pediatr Blood Cancer. Feb 2020
6. Singh A, Panepinto JA. Clinical meaning of PROMIS pain domains for children with sickle cell disease. Blood Adv. 2019 Aug 13;3(15):2244-2249. doi:10.1182/bloodadvances.2019000381.
7. Singh A, Yan K, Brandow AM, Panepinto JA. Longitudinal Trend in Emergency Department Reliance for Pain Among Sickle Cell Disease Patients in Wisconsin. JPediatr Hematol Oncol. 2019 Jun 18. doi: 10.1097/MPH.0000000000001533.
8. Singh A, DasGupta M, Simpson PM, Panepinto JA. Use of the new pediatric PROMIS measures of pain and physical experiences for children with sickle cell disease. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2019 May;66(5):e27633. doi: 10.1002/pbc.27633.
9. Singh A, Mora J, Panepinto JA. Identification of patients with hemoglobin SS/SI?(0) thalassemia disease and pain crises within electronic health records. Blood Adv. 2018 Jun 12;2(11):1172-1179. doi: 10.1182/bloodadvances.2018017541.
10. Courcoulas AP, King WC, Belle SH, Berk P, Flum DR, Garcia L, Gourash W, Horlick M, Mitchell JE, Pomp A, Pories WJ, Purnell JQ, Singh A, Spaniolas K, Thirlby R, Wolfe BM, Yanovski SZ. Seven-Year Weight Trajectories and Health Outcomes in the Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery (LABS) Study. JAMA Surg. 2018 May 1;153(5):427-434. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2017.5025.
11. Singh A, Brooks MM, Voorhees RE, Potter MA, Roberts MS, Luther JF, Wisniewski SR. Cost-Effective Drug Switch Options After Unsuccessful Treatment With an SSRI for Depression. Psychiatr Serv. 2016 Aug 15:appips201500448.
12. Singh A, Schaff HV, Brooks MM, Hlatky MA, Wisniewski SR, Frye RL, Sako EY; BARI 2D Study Group. On-pump versus off-pump coronary artery bypass graft surgery among patients with type 2 diabetes in the Bypass Angioplasty Revascularization Investigation 2 Diabetes trial. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2015 May 11.
13. Singh A, Bartsch SM, Muder RR, Lee BY. An Economic Model: Value of Antimicrobial Coated Sutures to Society, Hospitals, and Third Party Payers in Preventing Abdominal Surgical Site Infections. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Aug;35(8).
14. Lee BY, Wong KF, Bartsch SM, Yilmaz SL, Avery TR, Brown ST, Song Y, Singh A, Kim DS, Huang SS. The Regional Healthcare Ecosystem Analyst (RHEA): a simulation modeling tool to assist infectious disease control in a health system. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2013 Apr 9.
15. Lee BY, Bartsch SM, Wong KF, Singh A, Avery TR, Kim DS, Brown ST, Murphy CR, Yilmaz SL, Potter MA, Huang SS. The importance of nursing homes in the spread of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) among hospitals. Med Care.2013 Mar; 51(3).
16. Lee BY, Singh A, Bartsch SM, Wong KF, Kim DS, Avery TR, Brown ST, Murphy CR, Yilmaz SL, Huang SS. The potential regional impact of contact precaution use in nursing homes to control methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2013 Feb;34(2).
17. Lee BY, Bartsch SM, Wong KF, Yilmaz SL, Avery TR, Singh A, Song Y, Kim DS, Brown ST, Potter MA, Platt R, Huang SS. Simulation shows hospitals that cooperate on infection control obtain better results than hospitals acting alone. Health Aff (Millwood). 2012 Oct;31(10).
18. Lee BY, Singh A, David MZ, Bartsch SM, Slayton RB, Huang SS, Zimmer SM, Potter MA, Macal CM, Lauderdale DS, Miller LG, Daum RS. The economic burden of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA). Clin Microbiol Infect. 2013 Jun;19(6).
19. Lee BY, Song Y, Bartsch SM, Kim DS, Singh A, Avery TR, Brown ST, Yilmaz SL, Wong KF, Potter MA, Burke DS, Platt R, Huang SS. Long-term care facilities: important participants of the acute care facility social network? PLoS One. 2011;6(12).
20. Elie-Turenne MC, Fernandes H, Mediavilla JR, Rosenthal M, Mathema B, Singh A, Cohen TR, Pawar KA, Shahidi H, Kreiswirth BN, Deitch EA. Prevalence and characteristics of Staphylococcus aureus colonization among healthcare professionals in an urban teaching hospital. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2010 Jun;31(6).
21. Khan H. M. R., Provost S. B. and Singh A. Predictive Inference from a Two-Parameter Rayleigh Life Model Given a Doubly Censored Sample. Communications in Statistics - Theory and Methods, 39(7).