Dr Shobhana Nagraj
BSc (Hons) MBBS MRCS MRCGP MPhil SFHEA
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.
Lessons from the design, development and implementation of a three-dimensional (3D) neonatal resuscitation training smartphone application: Life-saving Instruction for Emergencies (LIFE app)
Wanyama C. et al, (2022), Advances in Simulation, 7
Infancy weight gain and neurodevelopmental outcomes among term-born infants at age one year: A large prospective cohort study in China.
Lu M-S. et al, (2021), Child neuropsychology : a journal on normal and abnormal development in childhood and adolescence, 1 - 14
Student experiences of emergency remote teaching for interprofessional education during COVID-19
Sy M. et al, (2021), British Journal of Midwifery
Learning in lockdown: exploring the impact of COVID-19 on interprofessional education
Power A. et al, (2021), British Journal of Midwifery, 29, 648 - 652
SMARThealth Pregnancy: Feasibility and acceptability of a complex intervention for high-risk pregnant women in rural India: Protocol for a pilot cluster randomised controlled trial.
Nagraj S. et al, (2021), Frontiers in Global Women's Health