MBBS MPhil MRCGP BSc PGCME
Dharani is an Academic General Practitioner. Dharani completed the Academic Clinical Fellowship programme in 2016. She attained a bachelors degree in Immunity & Infection in 2008, her medical degree in 2010 from Imperial College London and her MPhil in Public Health in 2016. She is currently undertaking an NIHR doctoral fellowship.
Her current research work focuses on physical activity, obesity and sedentary behaviour within the MRC Epidemiology Unit.
Effects of Mobile Health App Interventions on Sedentary Time, Physical Activity, and Fitness in Older Adults: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Yerrakalva D, Hajna S, Griffin S.J Med Internet Res. 2019 Nov 28;21(11):e14343.
Do older English adults exhibit day-to-day compensation in sedentary time and in prolonged sedentary bouts? An EPIC-Norfolk cohort analysis. Yerrakalva D, Wijndaele K, Hajna S, Westgate K, Khaw KT, Wareham N, Griffin SJ, Brage S.PLoS One. 2019 Oct 25;14(10):e0224225.
Conversations about sitting: are we and should we be telling patients to sit less? Yerrakalva D, Griffin S. Br J Gen Pract. 2017 Oct;67(663):473-474.
The descriptive epidemiology of the diurnal profile of bouts and breaks in sedentary time in older English adults. Yerrakalva D, Cooper AJ, Westgate K, Khaw KT, Wareham NJ, Brage S, Griffin SJ, Wijndaele K.Int J Epidemiol. 2017 Dec 1;46(6):1871-1881.
Statins for primary prevention in people with a 10% 10-year cardiovascular risk: too much medicine too soon? Yerrakalva D, Griffin SJ.Br J Gen Pract. 2017 Jan;67(654):40-41.
The art of pronunciation. Yerrakalva, D. BMJ. 2017; 356
The art of instilling confidence. Yerrakalva, D. BMJ. 2016; 353:i2162
How to launch a career in academic general practice Yerrakava, D. BMJ 2016 24 Mar 2016
The associations of “fatness,” “fitness,” and physical activity with all-cause mortality in older adults: A systematic review. Yerrakalva D, Mullis R, Mant J.Obesity (Silver Spring). 2015 Oct;23(10):1944-56. doi: 10.1002/oby.21181.
Management of stable angina. Yerrakalva, D. InnovAiT. 2014. 7: 330-338
Correlations between Computerised Battery Testing and a Memory Questionnaire for Identification of Neurocognitive Impairment in HIV-1 Infected Subjects on Stable Antiretroviral Therapy. AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses 2009 25(8):765-9 Garvey L, Yerrakalva D, Winston A.
WHO Recommendations on the Diagnosis of HIV Infection in Infants and Children. Geneva: World Health Organization; 2010. Mofenson, L., Sherman, G. , Martina Penazzato, M., de Baets, A., Schüpbach, J., Ramos, A., Fiscus, S., Crowley, S., Vercauteren, S., Sands, S., Perez González, M., Malhotra, B., Yerrakalva, D., Anagbo, V., Girvin, S., Kirkwood, J. Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK138551/
Does Acute Hepatitis C Infection Affect the Central Nervous System in HIV-1 Infected Individuals? J Viral Hepatitis 2010, 17(6): 419-26 Winston A, Garvey L, Scotney E, Yerrakalva D, Allsop J, Thomson E, Grover V, Main J, Cox J, Wylezinska M, Taylor-Robinson S.
Metastatic malignant melanoma causing ileo-ileal intussusception. JSCR 2011 12:1. Yerrakalva D, Ackroyd R, Lee F.