Dr. Jaya Singh Kshatri

Scientist Profile

Dr. Jaya Singh Kshatri


Date of Joining : 27/07/2018
Date of Joining(present post): 28/02/2022

ICMR-Regional Medical Research Centre
Chandrasekharpur, Bhubaneswar-751 023
Odisha, India


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Educational Qualifications:

1) MBBS from Berhampur University in the year 2011
2) Post graduation in Community Medicine from Berhampur University in the year 2017
3) Diploma in Geriatric Medicine from IGNO University in the year 2015

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Research Interests:
Geriatric Medicine, Clinical epidemiology
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Designation Institution Duration
Scientist-C Regional Medical Research Centre (ICMR),
Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India.
Scientist-B Regional Medical Research Centre (ICMR),
Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India.
3 years

Projects being handled as PI:

Sl No. Name of the project Role (PI/Co-PI/Co-I) Funding agency Total duration
1 Improving health outcomes in older adults in India- Effectiveness and implementability of a novel CGA based intervention PI DBT-Wellcome trust India Alliance 5 years
2 Odisha Tribal Family Health Survey Co-I Govt. of Odisha 1.5 years

Publications in the last 5 years (Total publications: 44)

  1. Kshatri, J., Turuk, J., Sabat, J., Subhadra, S., Ho, L., Rath, S., . . . Pati, S. (2020). Epidemiology of viral disease outbreaks in Odisha, India (2010 to 2019). Epidemiology and Infection, 1-30. doi:10.1017/S0950268820001594
  2. Kshatri, J. S., Palo, S. K., Bhoi, T., Barik, S. R. & Pati, S. Associations of multimorbidity on frailty and dependence among an elderly rural population: Findings from the AHSETS study. Mech. Ageing Dev. 192, 111384 (2020).
  3. Kshatri, J. S., Palo, S. K., Bhoi, T., Barik, S. R. & Pati, S. Prevalence and patterns of multimorbidity among rural elderly: findings of the AHSETS study. Front. Public Heal. 8, 675 (2020).
  4. Raghav, S. K. Ghosh A, Turuk J, Kumar S,  Jha A,  Madhulika S, Priyadarshini M, Biswas V, Shyamli P, Singh B, Singh N, Singh D, Datey A, Avula K, Smita S, Sabat J, Bhattacharya D, Kshatri JS, Vasudevan D,  Suryawanshi A, Dash R,  Senapati S, Beuria T, Swain R, Chattopadhyay S, Syed G, Dixit A, Prasad P, Pati S and Parida A*. Analysis of Indian SARS-CoV-2 genomes reveal prevalence of D614G mutation in Spike protein eliciting increase in interaction with TMPRSS2 and virus infectivity. Front. Microbiol. 11, 2847 (2020).
  5. Public Health Communication for COVID-19: Can professional health associations in India do more?March 31, 2020; Jaya Singh Kshatri, Malatesh Undi,Anuj Mundra, Praveen Kulkarni, Pritam Roy, Madhur Verma, Harshvardhan Singh, Gitismita Naik, Antony Stanley, Anirban Chatterjee, Aftab Ahmed,Pranab Chatterjee, Archisman Mohapatra; BMJ blogs
  6. Public Health Communication for COVID-19: Can professional health associations in India do more? | Coronavirus (COVID-19) Blog Posts Collection - BMJ Journals
  7. Combating the COVID-19 pandemic in a resource-constrained setting: insights from initial response in India; BMJ Global Health 2020;5:e003416. https://gh.bmj.com/content/5/11/e003416
  8. Bhattacharya D, Parai D, Rout UK, Nanda RR, Kanungo S, Dash GC, Palo SK, Giri S, Choudhary H, Kshatri JS, Turuk J, Mishra B, Dash S, Pati S.  Saliva for diagnosis of SARS-CoV-2: First report from India. J Med Virol. 2020;1-5. https://doi.org/10.1002/jmv.26719
  9. Dash P, Turuk J, Behera S, Palo SK, Raghav SK, Ghosh A, Sabat J, Rath S, Subhadra S, Rana K, Bhattacharya D, Kanungo S, Kshatri JS, Mishra BK, Dash S, Parida A, Pati S. Sequence analysis of Indian SARS-CoV-2 isolates shows a stronger interaction of mutated receptor binding domain with ACE2 receptor, Int J Inf Dis, 2021,ISSN 1201-9712,https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2021.01.020.
  10. Murhekar MV, Bhatnagar T, Selvaraju S, ……Kshatri JS,…..Ankit Viramgami†, Samiran Panda, D C S Reddy, Balram Bhargava, on behalf of the ICMR Serosurveillance Group. SARS-CoV-2 antibody seroprevalence in India, August–September, 2020: findings from the second nationwide household  serosurvey. Lancet Global Health-2021 https://doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(20)30544-1
  11. Kshatri, J. S., Palo, S. K., Panda, M., Swain, S. & Sinha, R. Reach , accessibility and acceptance of different communication channels for health promotion : a community-based analysis in Odisha , India. J PREV MED HYG 2021 62, 455–465 (2021).
  12. Mansingh A, Choudhary H, Shandilya J, Bhattacharya D, Kshatri J, Parai D, Pattanaik M, Padhi AK, Jain HK, Mohanty P, Kanungo S, Pati S. A qualitative exploratory study using one health approach for developing an intervention package for elimination of human anthrax in an endemic district of odisha, india. Indian J. Med. Res. 153, 394–400 (2021).
  13. Socio- behavioural correlates and risk perception regarding Anthrax among tribal community of Odisha; Indian Journal of Medical Research [ACCEPTED]
  14. Sahoo, K. C, Negi S, Dash G, Sahoo R, Kshatri JS, Panda S, Pattnaik M, Badaik G, Pati S, Bhattacharya D. Health system preparedness & community participation in Japanese encephalitis/acute encephalitis syndrome (JE/AES) prevention in a tribal district of Odisha, India. Indian J. Med. Res. 153, 388–393 (2021).
  15. Bhattacharya D, Kshatri JS, Choudhary HR, Parai D, Shandilya J, Mansingh A, et al. (2021) One Health approach for elimination of human anthrax in a tribal district of Odisha: Study protocol. PLoS ONE 16(5): e0251041.  https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0251041
  16. Kshatri, J., Bhattacharya, D., Praharaj, I., Mansingh, A., Parai, D., Kanungo, S., . . . Pati, S. (2021). Seroprevalence of SARS-CoV-2 in Bhubaneswar, India: Findings from 3 rounds of community surveys. Epidemiology and Infection, 1-29. doi:10.1017/S0950268821000972
  17. Kshatri, J., Bhattacharya, D., Kanungo S., Giri S, Palo SK, Parai, D., Turuk J., . . . Pati, S. (2021). Serological surveys to inform SARS-CoV-2 epidemic curve: a cross-sectional study from Odisha, India; Scientific Reports. 11, 1–10 (2021).
  18. Dash, G.C., Rout, U.K., Nanda, R.R., Parai, D., Choudhary, H.R., Kanungo, S., Palo, S.K., Kshatri, J.S., Turuk, J., Mishra, B.K., Pati, S. and Bhattacharya, D. (2021), Pooled testing for SARS-CoV-2 infection in an automated high-throughput platform. J Clin Lab Anal, 35: e23835. https://doi.org/10.1002/jcla.23835]
  19. Parai D, Dash GC, Choudhary HR, Peter A, Rout UK, Nanda RR, Kshatri JS et al. Diagnostic accuracy comparison of three fully automated chemiluminescent immunoassay platforms for the detection of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies. J Virol Methods. 2021;292:114121.
  20. Kshatri, J.S., Bhoi, T., Barik, S.R. et al. Is multimorbidity associated with risk of elder abuse? Findings from the AHSETS study. BMC Geriatr 21, 413 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12877-021-02347-y
  21. Murhekar M V., Bhatnagar T, Thangaraj JWV, Saravanakumar V, Kumar MS, Selvaraju S, …Kshatri JS….et al. SARS-CoV-2 sero-prevalence among general population and healthcare workers in India, December 2020 - January 2021. Int J Infect Dis. 2021;108:145–55.
  22. Parai D, Choudhary H, Dash GC, Sahoo SK, Pattnaik M, Rout UK, Nanda RR, Kanungo S, Kshatri JS, Pati S, Bhattacharya D. Single-dose of BBV-152 and AZD1222 increases antibodies against spike glycoprotein among healthcare workers recovered from SARS-CoV-2 infection. Travel Med. Infect. Dis. 44, 102170 (2021).
  23. Dash GC, Parai D, Choudhary HR, Peter A, Rout UK, Nanda RR, Kshatri JS, Kanungo S, Palo SK, Mandal N, Pati S, Bhattacharya D. SARS-CoV-2 IgG antibody responses in rt-PCR-positive cases: first report from India. Access Microbiol. 3, 3–6 (2021). 10.1099/acmi.0.000267
  24. Mishra, B. K., Bhattacharya, D., Kshatri, J. S. & Pati, S. Re: “Postinfectious Immunity After COVID-19 and Vaccination Against SARS-CoV-2” by Krsak et al . . Viral Immunol. 34, 1–2 (2021).
  25. Choudhary HR, Parai D, Dash GC, Kshatri JS, Mishra N, Choudhary PK, Pattnaik D, Panigrahi K, Behera S, Sahoo NR, Podder S, Mishra A, Raghav SK, Mishra SK, Pradhan SK, Sahoo SK, Pattnaik M, Rout UK, Nanda RR, Mondal N, Kanungo S, Palo SK, Bhattacharya D, Pati S. Persistence of Antibodies Against Spike Glycoprotein of SARS-CoV-2 in Healthcare Workers Post Double Dose of BBV-152 and AZD1222 Vaccines. Front. Med. 0, 2469 (2021). 10.3389/FMED.2021.778129
  26. Sen, K., Datta, S., Ghosh, A., Jha, A., Ahad, A., Chatterjee, S., Suranjika, S., Sengupta, S., Bhattacharya, G., Shriwas, O., Avula, K., Kshatri, J., Prasad, P., Swain, R., Parida, A. K., & Raghav, S. K. (2021). Single-Cell Immunogenomic Approach Identified SARS-CoV-2 Protective Immune Signatures in Asymptomatic Direct Contacts of COVID-19 Cases. Frontiers in Immunology, 12, 4772. https://doi.org/10.3389/fimmu.2021.733539
  27. Pattnaik, M., Kshatri, J.S.(co-1st), Choudhary, H.R. et al. Assessment of socio-behavioural correlates and risk perceptions regarding anthrax disease in tribal communities of Odisha, Eastern India. BMC Infect Dis 22, 53 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12879-022-07035-9
  28. Mishra BK, Kanungo S, Patel K, Swain S, Dwivedy S, Panda S, Karna S, Bhuyan D, Som M, Merta BR, Bhattacharya D, Kshatri JS, Palo SK, Pati S. Resolution of Resilience: Empirical Findings on the Challenges Faced and the Mitigation Strategies Adopted by Community Health Workers (CHWs) to Provide Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Services during the COVID-19 Pandemic in the Context of Odisha, India. Healthcare. 2022; 10(1):88. https://doi.org/10.3390/healthcare10010088
  29. Krushna Chandra Sahoo, Girish Chandra Dash, Subhashree Panda, Jaya singh Kshatri, Azhar Uddin, Matrujyoti Pattnaik, Rakesh Kumar Sahoo, Rinshu Diwedi, Subrat Kumar Palo, Debdutta Bhattacharya & Sanghamitra Pati (2022) Impact of smokeless cooking fuel use on health status of women in a rural setting of eastern India, International Journal of Environmental Health Research, DOI: 10.1080/09603123.2022.2035324
  30. Dash, P., Mansingh, A., Nayak, S., Sahoo, D., Bhattacharya, D., Kanungo, S., Kshatri JS . . Palo, S. (2022). Infection, cases due to SARS-CoV-2 in rural areas during early COVID-19 vaccination: Findings from sero-survey study in a rural cohort of eastern India. Epidemiology and Infection, 1-27. doi:10.1017/S0950268822000346
  31. Panigraghi S, Bhoi T, Pati S, Kshatri JS. A scopingreview of community-based geriatric assessment and screening tools used in South Asia. J Indian Acad Geriatr 2022;18:20-31.Doi: 10.4103/jiag.jiag_1_22
  32. Palo SK, Dubey S, Negi S, Sahay MR,Patel K, Swain S...Kshatri JS, Pati S. (2022) Effectiveinterventions to ensure MCH (Maternal and ChildHealth) services during pandemic related healthemergencies (Zika, Ebola, and COVID-19): Asystematic review. PLoS ONE 17(5): e0268106.https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0268106
  33. Mishra SK, Pradhan SK, Pati S, Panda BK, Bhattacharya D, Sahu SK, et al. Anti‑SARS‑CoV‑2 antibodies among vaccinated healthcare workers: Repeated cross‑sectional study. J Family Med Prim Care 2022;11:1883-9.
  34. Kshatri, Jaya S.,#; Pattnaik, Matrujyoti,#; Badaik, Goldi; Choudhary, Hari R.; Mansingh, Asit; Pati, Sanghamitra; Bhattacharya, Debdutta Effectiveness of introduction of JEV vaccination into routine immunization program in a tribal district of Odisha, Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care: May 2022 - Volume 11 - Issue 5 - p 1798-1803 doi: 10.4103/jfmpc.jfmpc_1335_21.

Awards & Achievements:

DBT-Wellcome Trust India Alliance Early Career Clinical and Public Health Fellowship-2022-27

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