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Dr Shobhana Nagraj

Dr Shobhana Nagraj

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Using normalisation process theory to explore mHealth implementation

Shobhana Nagraj


Postdoctoral Clinical Researcher in Global Children's Health

Dr Shobhana (Shobi) Nagraj is a post-doctoral Clinical Researcher, with a professional background in paediatric surgery and primary care, and a research background in Health Services Research and Implementation Science.

During her time as a clinician and medical educator, Shobi has worked closely with rural communities and Community Health Care Workers in low-resource settings globally.  She is passionate about delivering high-quality, universal health services to women and children, that meet the needs of the communities and end-users.  Shobi’s research focuses on the use of theory in the design, development and implementation of complex interventions (including mobile technologies) to support the healthcare workforce in low-resource settings.  She is interested in how complex innovations can be designed to facilitate implementation and sustainability within the health system and the communities they serve.  

She is a Course Director for the Oxford University Global Surgery Course, and leads the Global Surgery day on the International Health & Tropical Medicine Masters course at the University of Oxford.  Shobi has reviewed grants for the MRC, and is part of the NIHR Global Health Community of Practice on Community Engagement & Involvement.

Her research interests include: Global children’s health, global surgery, human-centred design, implementation of complex innovations in low-resource settings, and health professionals’ education.