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  • 1. 5850-1222 Cameron Run Terr. , BISHWA ADHIKARI, PHD Alexandria, VA 22303 Phone: 202-812-5141 Home, 613-709-6048 Cell Email: bishwaa@gmail.com Scientific Research  Risk Analysis  Reporting Program Evaluation  Briefing  Project Management  Statistical Analysis Econometrics —SUMMARY—Well trained economist with more than 10-year of work experience in analyzing quantitative andqualitative data. Pose outstanding ability to conduct policy and economic analyses/modeling. Haveexcellent skills in cost-effectiveness, cost-benefits and econometric methods. I am a reliableresearcher/evaluator with expertise in survey design, data collection and compilation, and reporting.Program evaluation skills and policy recommendation abilities are the useful assets that I can bring in anorganization. KEY QUALIFICATIONS IMMEDIATE S OFFERED RESEARCH— Experienced in applied economic research and policy Data Management analysis. Research/Analysis Planned and conducted research projects mostly in public health sectors while working for US centers for Disease Project Management Control and Prevention (CDC), Public Health Agency of Canada Econometrics (PHAC) and Health Canada (HC). Statistical Analysis ANALYSIS/EVALUATION—Proven ability to apply economic principles Impact Studies and evaluation techniques to evaluate public policies and Cost-Benefit Analysis programs performance. Problem Solving Conducted and reported economic evaluation of 2001 to 2011 Federal Tobacco Control Strategies in Canada. Recommendations Developed framework for economic evaluation of Canadian Literature Review quitline services (cost-effectiveness evaluation). Compiled Manuscripts Preparation and reported the National Antidrug Strategies, a horizontal initiative of Canadian government and its stake holders. PLANNING/EXECUTING PROJECTS — Excellent ability to plan and execute projects to achieve organizational goals in a timely and effective manner. Planned and conducted complex studies on tobacco control policies and developed recommendations to upper management and policy makers that led to government policy change in smoking and tobacco use. ORAL AND WRITTEN COMMUNICATION—Exceptional ability to communicate orally and in writing at all levels of the organization, internally and externally. Planned and communicated effectively through briefings, presentations, reports and journal articles. The audiences for the communication have been administrators, policy makers, academicians, evaluators and researchers. 1
  • 2. C O R E C OM P ET EN CIES Econometrics  Training Professional  Briefings/Presentations Project Management  Travel  Microsoft Office Program Evaluation  Data Management Application Communication  Policy Analysis  Use of STATA/SAS/SPPSS Administration  Interviews  Cost-effectiveness  Analysis  Public Policy E XP ER IEN CE PROGRAM EVALUATION ANALYST (ECONOMIST) Control Substance and Tobacco Directorate, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario. October 2009-PresentPlaned and conducted a wide range of analyses, studies, and economic evaluations to measurethe effectiveness of Federal Tobacco Control Strategies in Canada.Key Accomplishments:• Program evaluation, economic evaluation of Federal Tobacco Control Strategy (FTCS)• Cost-benefit analysis, cost-effective analysis of tobacco control programs• Healthcare expenditure data management and analysis• Prepared briefing notes, presentations (decks) for the senior management• Compilation and Analysis of National Anti-drug Strategy (NADS) evaluation HEALTH ECONOMIST US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia September 2006-October 2009Planed and conducted studies on National and State-specific Smoking-Attributable Mortality,Morbidity and Economic Costs in the USA. Wide range of analyses, studies, and economicevaluations were coordinated to complete this multi million project.Key Accomplishments: • Research on smoking-attributable mortality, morbidity and economic costs • Health policy research, cost effectiveness analyses of chronic disease prevention programs. • Provided technical help to the state health departments in analyzing the burden of smoking in different jurisdictions • Prepared research briefing, presentations (decks) for the senior management • Survey design, data management and analysis • Cost-benefit analysis, cost-of-illness studies • Mentoring young professionals on healthcare research SENIOR POLICY ANALYST Public Health Agency of Canada,
  • 3. 211 Thornbury Cres , Ottawa,ON K2G6B9 BISHWA ADHIKARI, PHD Phone: 613-226-3448 Home, 613-709-6048 Cell Email: bishwaa@gmail.com Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Ottawa, Ontario November 2004 to September 2006Planed and conducted a wide range of analyses, studies, and economic analysis on chronicdiseases prevention such ad diabetes and heart diseases.Key Accomplishments • Health policy research, cost -benefit analysis, • Cost -utility and cost -effectiveness analyses of chronic diseases prevention programs • Writing briefing notes and preparing decks • Health determinants and chronic diseases • Analysis of economic indicators of health in relation to the non-communicable, chronic diseases PREVENTION EFFECTIVENESS FELLOW US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, September 2001 to September 2003Planed and conducted a wide range of analyses, studies, and economic analysis on chronicdiseases prevention such ad diabetes and heart diseases.Key Accomplishments • Costs-of-illness analysis, Cost-effectiveness analyses and Contingent valuations • Estimated economic burden of Salmonella infections in the United States • Estimated consumer willingness for food-safety in the United States • Economics of infectious diseases • Healthcare data management, analysis and modeling E DU CA T IO NPHD IN APPLIED ECONOMICS. Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan. Coursework included: Micro Economics, Macro Economics, Finance, Research and Statistics, Firm Management, Marketing, Operation Research, International Trade, Production Economics, Geographic Information System (GIS). Dissertation Research: Factors of Regional Shifts in Production: Analysis of the U.S. Pork SectorMS IN APPLIED ECONOMICS. Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan. Coursework included: Micro Economics, Macro Economics, Mathematical Economics, Cost-Benefit Analysis of Agricultural Projects, Data Collection and Management, Informal Education, Leadership, Extension Education, Statistics. Thesis: Potential of Canola Production and Marketing in MichiganBACHELOR OF SCIENCE (AGRICULTURE)
  • 4. 211 Thornbury Cres , Ottawa,ON K2G6B9 BISHWA ADHIKARI, PHD Phone: 613-226-3448 Home, 613-709-6048 Cell Email: bishwaa@gmail.com Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India. Coursework included: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Crop Sciences, Animal Sciences, Biology, Physiology, Genetics, Plant Breeding, Pathology, Entomology, Soil Science, and Microbiology. (GPA 3.98 out of 4.0).DIPLOMA. Tribhuvan university, Rampur, Nepal. Coursework included: Crop Science, Animal Science, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology, Physiology, Sociology, and English T R A IN IN G / C ER T IFI CA T IO N S • Media Lines/Question Period Cards, Controlled Substance and Tobacco Directorate, Health Canada, Ottawa, ON. • Effective Memos and Briefing Notes, Training organized by Healthy Environment and Consumer Safety Branch, Health Canada, Ottawa, ON. • Effective Briefing Techniques, Workshop on “Effective Briefing Techniques”, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta. • SAS Programming II: Data Manipulation Using the Data Step. International SAS® Software Training and Consulting, Destiny Corporation, USA. • Categorical Data Analysis Using Logistic Regression, Centers for Disease Control and Preventions, Atlanta, Georgia, USA. • SAS Programming I, Programming in the SAS® system,International SAS Software Training and Consulting, Destiny Corporation/ Centers for Disease Control and Preventions, Atlanta, Georgia, USA. • SAS System Online Training. Essential Skills, Beginning Programming and Intermediate Programming, SAS® Institute Inc., Cary, North Carolina USA. • Professional Presentation in Public Health, February 10-11, 2004. Workshop on “Effective Communication Skills in Public Health”. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta. • Analyzing Survey Data Using STATA, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/STATA Corporation. • Introduction to STATA, Net course 151, STATA Corporation, College Station, Texas, USA. • Introduction to STATA, Net course 101, STATA Corporation, College Station, Texas, USA. P U BL ICA T IO N • Adhikari, Bishwa, J. Kahende, A. Malarcher, K. Asman and C. Husten 2009. State- Specific Smoking-Attributable Mortality and Years of Potential Life Lost--United States, 2000 to 2004, JAMA. 2009;301(9):928-929. • Adhikari, Bishwa, J. Kahende. M. Malarcher, Pechacek, and V. Tong, Smoking- attributable mortality, morbidity and economic costs --United States, 2000-2004. JAMA. 2009; 301(6):593-594. • Kahende, J., B Loomis, B. Adhikari, and L.Marshall. A Review of Economic Evaluations of Tobacco Control Programs. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2009, Volume 6, Page 51-68. • Kahende, J., B. Adhikari, E. Maurice, V. Rock and A. Malarcher. Disparities in
  • 5. 211 Thornbury Cres , Ottawa,ON K2G6B9 BISHWA ADHIKARI, PHD Phone: 613-226-3448 Home, 613-709-6048 Cell Email: bishwaa@gmail.com Health Care Utilization by Smoking Status-NHANES 1999-2004. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2009, Volume 6, Page 1095-1106. • Adhikari Bishwa, F. Angulo, M. Meltzer, and, P. Frenzen 2004. Economic Evaluation of the Burden of Salmonella in the United States. Selected paper, American Agricultural Economics Association. • Kaushhik Mukhopadhaya, Adhikari Bishwa, Gerald Mumma, and Mario Teisl. 2005. Effect of Consumer Perception of Food Safety on Willingness to Pay for Protection against Foodborne Illnesses. Selected paper, American Agricultural Economics Association. • Adhikari, Bishwa, Steve Harsh, & Gerald Schwab, 2004. Regional Competition in Pork Production. Agricultural Economics, selected paper, American Agricultural Economics. Association. • Adhikari, Bishwa, Steve Harsh, and Laura Cheney, 2003. Factors of Regional Shifts in Production: Analysis of the U.S. Pork Sector. Agricultural Economics, selected paper, American Agricultural Economics Association.Manuscripts: • Adhikari, Bishwa, C. Zhang, J. Goetz, J. Kahende, and B. Loomis. Price Responsiveness of Cigarette Demand in the United States (In press, Economics Research International). • Adhikari, Bishwa, Kahande, J. and J. Trogdon, and M. Malarcher. Smoking- attributable Medical Expenditures Among Person with Diabetes Mellitus (under Review).Presentations: • Bishwa Adhikari. Smoking-Attributable Healthcare Expenditure Among Persons With Diabetes Mellitus in the United States. American Public Health Association (APHA), October 25-30, 2007, San Diego, California. • Bishwa Adhikari & Chris Robinson, Diabetes Care Indicators from the 2005 CCHS, Jan 25, 2006, Public Health Agency of Canada, 120 Colonnade Road, Ottawa. • Chris Robinson and Bishwa Adhikari. Do it yourself: The cost-effectiveness of urine dipstick as an adjunct to conventional blood-based screening tests for diabetes. The First Annual Public Health Agency of Canada research forum, March 20-21, 2006, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. • Bishwa Adhikari. Smoking-Attributable Mortality, Morbidity and Economic Costs in the United States. Presentation at the National Tobacco Control Program and Evaluation Meeting, October 17-19, 2006, Atlanta, Georgia. • Adhikari, Bishwa, Fred Angulo, and Martin Meltzer. Assessing Medical Costs and Productivity Loss Using FoodNet Burden of Illness Estimates: The case of Gastrointestinal and Invasive Salmonella Infections in the United States. International Conference on Emerging and Infectious Diseases, February 29- March 3, 2004, Atlanta, Georgia. • Meltzer, Martin and Bishwa Adhikari, October 2003. Economic Evaluation and Decision Analysis: Case Studies in Prevention Effectiveness- “Screening and
  • 6. 211 Thornbury Cres , Ottawa,ON K2G6B9 BISHWA ADHIKARI, PHD Phone: 613-226-3448 Home, 613-709-6048 Cell Email: bishwaa@gmail.com Treatment for Gonorrhoea in a STD Clinic”. EIS Officer’s Prevention Effectiveness Course, October 15-17, 2003, Atlanta Georgia. • Adhikari, Bishwa, Fred Angulo, Martin Meltzer and Paul Frenzen, 2004. Economic Burden of Salmonella infections in the United States. Paper presented at American Agricultural Economics Association conference, August 1-4, 2004 Annual Conference in Denver, Colorado. • Mukhopadhya, Kaushik, Bishwa Adhikari and Gerald Mumma, 2004. Consumers’ Willingness to Pay for Food Safety: Pathogens Specific Study. Paper presented at American Agricultural Economics Association, August 1-4, 2004 Annual Conference in Denver, Colorado. • Adhikari Bishhwa, Kaushhik Mukhopadhaya, Gerald Mumma, and Mario Teisl, 2004. Effect of Consumer Perception of Food Safety on Willingness to Pay for Protection against Foodborne Illnesses. Paper presented at Food Distribution Research Society conference October 10-13, 2004, Morro Bay, California. • Adhikari, Bishwa, 2003. “Economic Impacts of Banning Sub-therapeutic Use of Antibiotics in US meat industry, a discussion”. Health Economics Discussion Series, September 15, 2003, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia.Adhikari, Bishwa, Steve Harsh, and Laura Cheney, 2003. “Economic Analysis of the U.S.Pork Sector- Factors of Regional Shifts in Production”. Paper presented at AmericanAgricultural Economics Association, 2003 Annual Conference in Montreal, Canada. E DIT O R IA L • The Lancet • American Journal of Public Health • Emerging Infectious Disease • Health Education Research • American Journal of Infection Control • United States Department of Agriculture (Inter Agency Review PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS • American Public Health Association • CDC Health Economics Research (APHA) Group (HERG) • International Health Economics • American Economic Association Association (iHEA) REFERENCES Available on Request

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