A/PROF Vijaya Sundararajan

A/PROF Vijaya Sundararajan

Positions

  • Biostatistics (Epidemiology, Bioinformatics and Health Economics)

Overview

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  • Vijaya qualified as a general physician in the United States and completed fellowships in primary care research (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1994-1996) and cancer epidemiology and outcomes research (Columbia University, 1998-2000). She was awarded a Fellowship to the American College of Physicians in 2000. Between 2000-2011, she worked to develop the State of Victoria’s data linkage capabilities. She is a member of the WHO’s Topic Advisory Group, Quality and Safety.   

Affiliation

Member of

  • New York State Board of Education. Medical Registration 1998 -
  • Texas State Board of Medical Examiners. Medical Registration 1996 -
  • American College of Physicians. MACP 1993 -
  • Oklahoma State Board of Medical Examiners. Medical Registration 1993 -
  • North Carolina State Board of Medical Examiners. Medical Registration 1991 -

Publications

Selected publications

Research

Investigator on

Additional Grant Information

  • Selected Grants:

    National Collaborative Infrastructure Strategy, Australian Commonwealth Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research, Australia ($2.3 Million AUD) 'Victorian Data Linkage Unit', 2008-2012.

    Victorian Innovation Strategy, Department of Human Services, Australia ($3.2 Million AUD) 'Victorian Data Linkage Unit', 2008-2012.

    National Health and Medical Research Council, Partnership Grant, Australia ($1.5 Million AUD) 'Measuing, Assessing and Explaining Hospital Performance', 2010 - 2014.

    National Health and Medical Research Council, Australia ($1.5 Million AUD) 'STROKE123: A collaborative, national effort to monitor, promote and improve the quality of stroke care in hospitals and patient outcomes', 2012-2016.

    National Health and Medical Research Council ($448,229 AUD) 'Maximum Acceptable Risk of complication in total Knee Arthroplasty (MARKA) Study: Using discreet choice experiments to elicit patient and surgeon perception of acceptable risk in Total Knee Arthroplasty', 2014-2017.

    National Health and Medical Research Council ($1,209,585.10 AUD) 'A study of Treatment Discontinuation for Chronic Hepatitis B patients', 2014-2018.

    BUPA Health Foundation ($103,122.30 AUD) 'Clinical Decision-Making in the Appropriate use of Coronary Artery Angiography', 2015-2017/19.   

Awards

Education and training

  • MPH, University of Oklahoma 1996
  • MD, University of Oklahoma 1989
  • BA (Hons), University of Oklahoma 1985

Awards and honors

  • Best New Research Award, Australian Cardiac Rehabilitation Association, 2004
  • Fellow of the American College of Physicians, 2000
  • National Resources Services Administration, National Research Service Award, University of North Carolina, 1994
  • Phi Beta Kappa, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Oklahoma, 1985
  • Mortar Board, University of Oklahoma, 1985
  • Alumni Development Scholar, University of Oklahoma, 1985
  • Phi Beta Kappa Junior Memorial Award, College of Arts ad Sciences, University of Oklahoma, 1984
  • Harriet Harvey Memorial Award, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Oklahoma, 1984
  • University Scholar, University of Oklahoma, 1981