Journal of Health Science

Journal of Health Sciences is a peer-reviewed journal that disseminates information, scholarship and experience in education, practice and investigation between medicine, nursing and all the sciences involved in health care. Aim of journal is to supply scientists of health with resources in order to provide the scientific knowledge, intellection and research and especially to improve health status and qualification of care for individuals, families and communities.

Nagesh Borse

Editorial Board Member of Journal of Health Science

Research Scientist, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA

Research Areas

International Health, Health Systems, Burden of Diseases, Childhood Injuries, Rural Health, Health Economics


2004-2008Ph.DHealth Systems, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
2002-2004M.S.Epidemiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
2001-2002Bachelor of LawsCollege of Law, Mumbai University, Mumbai, India
1998-2000Post Graduate DiplomaPharmaceutical Management (PGDPM), SIES College of Management Studies, Mumbai, India
1994-1998B.ScPharmaceutical Sciences, University of Pune, Pune, India


2010-presentHealth Systems Scientist, Health Systems Strengthening Team, Global AIDS Program, Center for Global Health, Division of Global HIV AIDS, CDC, Atlanta, GA
2008-2010Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) Officer, CDC, Atlanta, GA
2008-presentGlobal Burden of Disease Injury Expert Group Member, Harvard Initiative for Global Health, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
2009WHO Technical Assistance to the Philippines-WHO Country Office as Stop Transmission Of Polio (STOP-32) member
2007-2008Public Health (ArcGIS) Program Analyst, FOH Contractor, CDC-NIOSH, Morgantown, WV
2005-2007Research Assistant, USAID' Childhood Drowning Prevention Project, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore MD
2004-2005Independent Research: Tractor Roll-Over Injuries in India and Roll-Over Protective Structure (ROPS)
2006-2007International Fellow, Child Health Unit, ICDDR, B, Dhaka, Bangladesh
2003-2004Junior Epidemiologist, Michigan Department of Community Health, Lansing, MI
2004-2008Moderator: The International Society for Child and Adolescent Injury Prevention (ISCAIP)
2004-2008Moderator: The International Society for Child and Adolescent Injury Prevention (ISCAIP)
2003-2004Research Assistant: Department of Defense (DOD) Breast Cancer Study
2002-2004Research Associate: Cultural Competence Study funded by the NIH
2001-2002Client Servicing Executive: TBWA\Anthem Advertising Agency, Mumbai, India
2000-2001International Marking Executive: Plethico Pharmaceuticals International, Mumbai, India

Academic Achievement

CDC/NCIPC/DUIP Special recognition for CDC Childhood Injury Report
Conference/Travel scholarship for the 9th World Injury Conference, Mexico
Global Forum for Health Research Scholarship for Forum 11 in Beijing, China
Honorary Fellow Award by SOPHE/CDC Injury Prevention Fellowship, USA
ICDDR, B International Fellowship in Child Health Unit, Bangladesh
Best Poster at the IH Poster competition, Johns Hopkins University, USA
Student Ambassador for the Johns Hopkins University, USA
Communication manager for African Public Health Network at Johns Hopkins
Annual participant at Whitman Walker AIDS Walk in Washington DC
Pharmacia’ Food Nutrition Health Professional Fund Fellowship, Lansing, MI
Phi Beta Delta fellow, International Scholars Honor Society, USA
President of Graduate Epidemiologist at Michigan State (GEMS), Lansing, MI
Represented College for the University of Pune Volleyball/Badminton tournament
Best AIDS awareness poster competition award, University of Pune, IndiaRunner-up at the Inter-Collegiate Chess Competition, Pune, India
Represented College for International Mathematical Olympiad, Mumbai, India


Member of Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society, USA
Member of Phi Beta Delta, International Scholars Honor Society, USA
Life member of the John Snow Society, Royal Institute of Public health, London
Member of Solution Exchange: An UN Initiative, India
Member of Injury Expert Panel, Global Burden of Disease
Member of Road Traffic Injury Research Network (RTIRN)
Member of International Society for Child and Adolescent Injury Prevention (ISCAIP)

Publications: Conferences/Workshops/Symposiums/Journals/Books

[1]  Borse NN, Hyder AA, Streatfield PK, Arifeen SE, Bishai D. Childhood drowning and traditional rescue measures: case study from Matlab, Bangladesh. Arch Dis Child. 2011 Jul;96(7):675-80. Epub 2011 Mar 11.
[2]  Borse NN, Hyder AA, Bishai D, Arifeen SE. Potential Risk Estimation Drowning Index for Children (PREDIC): A Pilot Study from Matlab, Bangladesh. Acc. Anal. Prev. (Online).
[3]  Ubeda C, Espitia-Hardeman V, Bhalla K, Borse NN, Puthenpurakal J, Ferrante D, Linetzky B and Peltzer R, National burden of Road Traffic Injuries in Argentina. J Inj Contr Saf Promot. 2011 Jun 6:1-10.
[4]  Sugimoto JD, Borse NN, Ta ML, Stockman LJ, Fischer GE, Yang Y, Halloran ME, Longini Jr IM and Duchin JS. The effect of age on transmission of clinical pandemic influenza A (H1N1) during an outbreak in a camp and households in Washington State, United States. Epidemiology. 2011 Mar;22(2):180-7.
[5]  Espitia-Hardeman V, Borse NN, Betancourt CE, Villarea AN, Caicedo LD, Portillo C. Burden of Childhood injuries & Lessons Learned from Pasto Injury Surveillance, 2003-2007, Inj Prev. 2011 Feb;17 Suppl 1:i38-44.
[6]  Sleet DA, Ballesteros MF and Borse NN. A Review of Unintentional Injuries in Adolescents. Ann. Rev. Pub. Health (Vol. 31-April 2010).
[7]  Huitric MA, Borse NN and Sleet DA. Empowering Parents to Prevent Unintentional Childhood Injuries. Am J Lifestyle Med. January/February 2010; 4 (1).
[8]  Borse NN, Hyder AA. Call for more research on injury from the developing world: results of a bibliometric analysis. Indian J Med Res. 2009 Mar; 129(3):321-6.
[9]  Borse N, Sleet DA. CDC Childhood Injury Report: Patterns of Unintentional Injuries among 0-to 19-Year Olds in the United States, 2000-2006. Fam Community Health. 2009 Apr-Jun; 32(2):189.
[10]  Borse NN, Gilchrist J, Dellinger AM, Rudd RA, Ballesteros MF, Sleet DA. Childhood Injuries in the United States: Key Findings from the CDC Childhood Injury Report. J Safety Res. 2009; 40(1):71-4. Epub 2009 Feb 11.
[11]  Bhalla K, Harrison J, Abraham J, Borse NN, Lyons R, et al. (2009) Data Sources for Improving Estimates of the Global Burden of Injuries: Call for Contributors. PLoS Med 6(1): e1000001 doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1000001.
[12]  Hyder AA, Borse NN, Blum L, Khan R, El Arifeen S, Baqui AH. Childhood drowning in low-and middle-income countries: Urgent need for intervention trials. J Paediatr. Child Health 2008 Apr; 44(4):221-7.
[13]  Borse NN, Gazal-C, Murthy A, Onishi J, Pham V, Wen M, Baker T The burden of violence and injuries in Maryland., Md Med. 2005 Summer;6(3):40-2, 6(3)40-2.
[14]  Schim SM, Doorenbos AZ, Borse NN Enhancing cultural competence among hospice staff. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2006 Oct-Nov; 23(5):404-11. 7/9
[15]  Doorenbos AZ, Wilson SA, Coenen A, Borse NN Dignified dying: phenomenon and actions among nurses in India., Int Nurs Rev, 53(1)28-33.
[16]  Doorenbos AZ, Schim SM, Benkert R, Borse NN Psychometric evaluation of the cultural competence assessment instrument among healthcare providers., Nursing Research, 54(5) 324-31.
[17]  Schim SM, Doorenbos AZ, Borse NN Cultural competence among Ontario and Michigan healthcare providers, J Nurs Scholarsh, 37(4)354-360.
[18]  Sleet DA, Ballesteros MF and Borse NN. Preventing and controlling injuries among adolescents. In JR Levesque (Ed). Enclyclopedia of Adolescents. New York, Springer. Vol. 6 (In press, October, 2011).
[19]  Sleet DA, Ballesteros MF, Borse NN and Baldwin G. Epidemiology of unintentional injuries among adolescents. Encyclopedia of Adolescence. In JR Levesque (Ed). Enclyclopedia of Adolescents. New York, Springer. Vol. 6 (In press, October, 2011).
[20]  Borse NN, Health Financing, Governance and Supply Chain Management in Health Systems Strengthening-Internal Review for PEPFAR Nigeria. August 2010.
[21]  Borse NN, Gilchrist J, Dellinger AM, Rudd RA, Ballesteros MF, Sleet DA. "CDC Childhood Injury Report: Patterns of Unintentional Injuries among 0-19 Year Olds in the United States, 2000-2006". CDC Report, January 2008. (Link:
[22]  Borse NN & Kossover R. "Child Survival Monitoring of 5 Provinces in Region 3 (Central Luzon) and 2 Provinces in Region 8 (Samar & Tacloban), the Philippines, 2009" STOP 32 Report. January 2010.
[23]  Ubeda C., Bhalla K, Puthenpurakal J, Espitia-Hardeman V, Borse NN, Dellinger A, Ferrante D, Linetsky B. "Road injuries in Argentina." Global Burden of Injuries Report, September 2009.
[24]  Borse NN "Investigation of patterns of injuries observed during Metrorail crash and Assessment of Emergency Medical Systems Response —Washington, DC, 2009", CDC Epi-Aid Report, September 2009.
[25]  Borse NN "A Novel Influenza A (H1N1) Outbreak among Camp Attendees at Camp T — King County, Washington". CDC Epi-Aid Report, June 2009.
[26]  Borse NN "A neglected epidemic of childhood drowning in Bangladesh: Epidemiology, risk factors and potential interventions". PhD Thesis, Johns Hopkins University, April 2008.
[27]  Borse NN "Description of the Data Cleaning Process and Descriptive Analysis of the Entire Dataset and the Abnormalities Found In a Multi-Site Breast Cancer Study conducted by Michigan State University". Master's Thesis, Michigan State University, May 2005
[28]  Borse NN "Meta-analysis of HiB Studies and Cost-effectiveness analysis for HiB vaccine", WHO Internship Report, August 2004.
[29]  Paustian M, Borse NN "Report on Michigan Oral Data (MOD) Evaluation of Oral Health Surveillance System and Analysis of MOD 2002 Data". Michigan Department of Community Health, March 2004.