anuraj harish shankar

Dr Anuraj Shankar

Senior Scientist

Dr Anuraj Shankar leads research in community health at OUCRU Indonesia, and is a research fellow at the Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford.

His work spans from biomedicine to global health policy, with a unifying theme of regulation and resilience of complex systems at the biological, behavioral and programmatic level.

Dr Shankar has extensive experience as a principal investigator of trials in low and middle income countries assessing effects of nutrition and other interventions on maternal, newborn and child mortality and morbidity, on child cognitive development, and on malaria, diarrhea and pneumonia, and immune function.

His research in 2020 includes design of digital-assisted serological and molecular diagnostics for SARS-CoV-2 infection, and assessment of COVID-19 on pregnancy, and impact of COVID-19-related health system changes on maternal and newborn health in Indonesia.



DSc. in Immunology from Harvard University.


BSc. in Chemistry, and BSc. in Zoology from Ohio University


Tigest Tamrat, Subhash Chandir, Kelsey Alland, Alisa Pedrana, Mubarak Taighoon Shah, Carolyn Footitt, Jennifer Snyder, Natschja Ratanaprayul, Danya Arif Siddiqi, Numera Nazneen, Inraini Fitria Syah, Roger Wong, Peter Lubell-Doughtie, Annisa Dwi Utami, Khaerul Anwar, Hasmot Ali, Alain B Labrique, Lale Say, Anuraj H Shankar, Garrett Livingston Mehl
Bull World Health Organ.
October 1, 2022
DOI: 10.2471/BLT.22.287816
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