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Bhatia A, Mahmud A, Fuller A, Shin R, Rahman A, Shatil T, Sultana M, Morshed KAM, Leaning J, Balsari S. The Rohingya in Cox’s Bazar: When the Stateless Seek Refuge. Health and Human Rights Journal. 2018 Aug 20.

Balsari S, Fortenko A, Blaya J, Gropper A, Jayaram M, Matthan R, Sahasranam R, Shankar M, Sarbadhikari S, Bierer B, Mandl K, Mehendale S, Khanna T. Reimagining Health Data Exchange: An Application Programming Interface-Enabled Roadmap for India. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2018;20(7):e10725. DOI: 10.2196/10725

Kishore N, Marques D, Mahmud A, Kiang MV, Rodriguez I, Fuller A, Ebner P, Sorensen C, Racy F, Lemery J, Maas L, Leaning J, Irizarry RA, Balsari S* and Buckee CO. Mortality in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria. New England Journal of Medicine. 2018 Jul 12 (epublished ahead of print).

Lam R, Leung LP, Balsari S, Hsiao K, Newnham E, Patrick K, Pham P, Leaning J. Urban Disaster Preparedness of Hong Kong Residents: A Territory-Wide Survey. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction 23 (2017) 62-69.

Balsari S, Saunik S, Nair R, Phadke M. Task Shifting in Healthcare: The Risks of Integrated Medicine in India. Lancet Global Health. 2017 Oct;5(10):e963-e964.

Newnham EA, Balsari S, Lam, RPK., Kashyap S, Pham P, Chan EYYC, Patrick K, Leaning J. Self-Efficacy and Barriers to Disaster Evacuation in Hong Kong. Int J Public Health. 2017 Sep 20.

Lam RPK, Balsari S, Hung KC, Hisiao K, Leung LP, Leaning J. How Do Doctors and Nurses in Emergency Departments in Hong Kong View Their Disaster Preparedness? A Cross-Sectional Territory-Wide Online Survey. Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2017 Aug 22:1-8.

Balsari S, Vemulapalli P, Gofine M, Oswal K, Merchant R, Saunik S, Khanna T. Hypertension Screening at a Mass Gathering in India: Implications for Non-communicable Disease (NCD) Screening and Control Strategies. Journal of Human Hypertension. July 2017.

Balsari S, Greenough PG, Kazi D, Leaning J. The Public Health Implications of the World’s Largest Mass Gathering. J Public Health Policy. September 2016.

Kazi D, Greenough PG, Madhok M, Shaikh A, Leaning J, Balsari S. Using Mobile Technology to Optimize Disease Surveillance and Healthcare Delivery at Mass Gatherings: A Case Study from India’s Kumbh Mela. Oxford Journal of Public Health. October 2016.

Vortmann M, Greenough PG, Balsari S. Water and Sanitation at the World’s Largest Gathering. Current Infectious Disease Reports. March 2015 17:5.

Gómez A, Balsari S, Nusbaum J, Heerboth A, Lemery J. Perspective: Environment, Biodiversity, and the Education of the Physician of the Future. Academic Medicine. 10.1097/ACM.0b013e31827bfbeb. Print edition February 2013.

Francis ER, Goodsmith N, Michelow M,
Kulkarni A, McKenney AS, Kishore SP,  Bertelsen N, Fein P, Balsari S, Lemery L, Fitzgerald D, Johnson W, and Finkel ML. The Global Health Curriculum of Weill Cornell Medical College: How One School Developed a Global Health Program. Academic Medicine, Vol. 87, No. 9 / September 2012.

Balsari S, Lemery J, Williams T, Nelson B. Protecting the Children of Haiti. New England Journal of Medicine. 2010 Mar 4;362(9):e25.

Balsari S. EMcounter - Charting the Epidemiology of Medical Emergencies in India: A Status Report. International Journal of Emergency Medicine. February 2008.




White Papers ︎

Bhatia A, Mahmud A, Fuller A, Shin R, Morshed K, Rahman A, Shatil T, Sultana M, Balsari S,* Leaning J.* A Rapid Needs Assessment Among the Rohingya and Host Communities in Cox’s Bazaar, Bangladesh: A Randomized Survey. Pre-print: https://osf.io/nbr3f/


Balsari S, Khanna T. Exchanging Health Information: Setting an Interdisciplinary Research Agenda. Proceedings from a seminar supported by the Radcliffe Institute of Advanced Studies, Harvard University. September 2016.

Balsari S, Newnham E, Leaning J. The HKJC DPRI Center of Excellence. Harvard FXB Center for Health and Human Rights. March 2016.

Balsari S. Global Health at Weill Cornell. A White Paper. Commissioned by the Dean, Weill Cornell Medical College. January 2015.



Other ︎

Balsari S, Bhatia A, Fuller A, Leaman B, Mahmud A, Morshed K, Rahman A, Shatil T, Shin R, Sultana M, Leaning J. Rapid Needs Assessment in Cox’s Bazaar. Phase 1. Policy Brief. Harvard FXB Center for Health and Human Rights. March 2018.

Balsari S, Leaning J. Improving Urban Health System Disaster Preparedness and Response In Hong Kong: Lessons From Complex Disasters Around The World. Policy Brief. Harvard FXB Center for Health and Human Rights. November 2017.

Newnham E, Mitchell C, Balsari S, Leaning J. The Changing Landscape of Early Warning Systems - Promoting Effective Decision Making and Action in Disasters. Policy Brief. Harvard FXB Center for Health and Human Rights. April 2017.

Balsari S, Phadke M. Taskshifting in Healthcare. Reframing the AYUSH Debate. Harvard South Asia Institute and Tata Trusts. January 2017.

Burkle FM, Balsari S, Leaning J. HKJCDPRI Center of Excellence in Disaster Training and Response: Forging a Collaborative Regionally-Focused and Community-Centric Agenda. Policy Brief. Harvard FXB Center for Health and Human Rights. April 2016.

Newnham E, Patrick K, Balsari S, Leaning J. Community Engagement in Disaster Planning and Response: Recommendations for Hong Kong. Policy Brief. Harvard FXB Center for Health and Human Rights. October 2015.

Balsari S. The Promotion of Impunity in India: How Oppressive National Agendas Interact with the Global War on Terror. Harvard FXB Center for Health and Human Rights. Working Paper Series No. 19, 2004.

Balsari S. Combating Child Labor in India: A Health and Human Rights Approach. Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies. Working Paper Series 2006

Beyond Survival: Setting Priorities in Livelihoods Research and Education for Syrian Refugees in the Middle East. Proceedings of the “Beyond Survival Conference,” hosted at Cornell University. November 2015.

Balsari S, Harkin K. The International Medical Graduate, EMRA Medical Students Handbook. Oct. 2007.

Balsari S. Public Health at the Kumbh Mela. Kumbh Mela: Mapping the Ephemeral Megacity. Hatje Cantz. April 2015.

Balsari S, Leaning J, Onnela JP, Khanna T. Mapping Ebola. Emergency Physicians International. December 27, 2014.

Abisaab J, Balsari S, Ali Siam Z, Hamill K, Leaning J. Syrian Refugees in Jordan: Urgent Issues and Recommendations. Policy Brief. Harvard FXB Center for Health and Human Rights. November 2014.

Balsari S. Karachi, Pakistan: Disaster Mitigation in the City of Migrants. Emergency Physicians International. June 30, 2014.

Balsari S. Leapfrog Technology and Epidemiology at the World’s Largest Gathering. Health & South Asia. Harvard South Asia Institute. 2013.

Greenough PG, Balsari S. “Surveillance.” Emergency Public Health: Preparedness and Response. Jones and Bartlett. 2011.

Balsari S, Lemery J. Ophthalmic Emergencies, in Essentials of Emergency Medicine Procedures. Lippincott. Nov. 2007



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