Veeraj Shah is a PhD student within the Prevention Research Group funded by the Gates-Cambridge Fellowship. Prior to his PhD, he completed a B.S. in Biological Sciences and a B.S. in Health Policy & Technology at the University of Maryland, where his undergraduate thesis research focused on investigating healthcare costs and utilization among individuals with asthma and comorbid hypertension. In addition to his research interests within preventive healthcare, Veeraj has interests in digital health technology and entrepreneurship, and co-founded two digital health companies as an undergraduate.
As a researcher, Veeraj is passionate about developing and validating technology-driven health interventions that further preventive health on a population-level. Veeraj’s PhD thesis research focuses on the development and validation of an SMS-focused intervention to promote lifestyle behaviors at the time of colorectal cancer screening. He additionally is leading the clinical validation study of a digital wellness platform for healthcare providers.
Quinn, S., Lama, Y., Jamieson, A., Shah, V., Friemuth, V. Willingness of Black and White Adults to Accept Vaccines in Development: An Exploratory Study using National Survey Data. American Journal of Health Promotion. Dec 2020.
Rowe, L., Vera, E., Acquaye, A., Crandon, S., Shah, V., et. Al. The prevalence of altered body image in patients with primary brain tumors: an understudied population. Journal of Neuro-Oncology. Feb 2020.
Quon, H., McNutt, T., Shah, V., et. al. Needs and Challenges for Radiation Oncology in the Era of Precision Medicine. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, and Physics. Mar 2019.
McNutt, T., Benedict, S., Low, D., Moore, K., Shah, V., et. al. Using Big Data Analytics to Advance Precision Radiation Oncology. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, and Physics. Jun 2018
Shah V., Lakshminarayanan, P., Moore, J., Tran, P., Quon, H., Deville, C., and T. McNutt. Data Integrity Systems for Contoured Anatomy in Radiotherapy; Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics. Mar 2018.