Padmini Murthy, M.D. - New York Medical College. Valhalla, NY, US

Padmini Murthy, M.D. Padmini Murthy, M.D.

Associate Professor of Public Health Practice | New York Medical College

Valhalla, NY, US

Dr. Murthy is a professor of public health practice and director of the global health program in the School of Health Sciences and Practice

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Padmini Murthy, M.D., M.P.H., M.S., CHES, is associate professor of public health practice and director of the global health program in the School of Health Sciences and Practice. She has practiced medicine and public health for the past 25 years in multiple countries.

Dr. Murthy is the NGO Alt Representative of Medical Women International Association to the United Nations and has served as a consultant to the United Nations. She also serves as the communications/ correspondence secretary of the Executive Committee of the NGO CSW Committee of New York at the United Nations. She is the co-author and editor of Women’s Global Health and Human Rights a book which is used worldwide as a textbook and a reference book and she spearheaded the Safe Motherhood Malawi initiative at NYMC.

Dr. Murthy serves as chair of the Committee on Women’s Rights of the American Public Health Association and is a member of the Governing Council representing the International Health section at the APHA. She received her higher education at Walden University, New York University and Nagarjuna University and is a certified health education specialist.

Industry Expertise (3)

Medical/Dental Practice Health Care - Services Education/Learning

Areas of Expertise (10)

International Health Women’s Health Maternal Healthcare Human Rights Promoting the Practice of Safe Motherhood Activism to Improve the Health of Women in Underserved Communities Social Determinants of Health Public Health Distance Education Social Media

Accomplishments (3)

Women of the Year (professional)

2013-01-01

Awarded by The National Association of Professional Women USA.

Jhirad Oration Award (professional)

2013-01-01

Award granted once every three years to an outstanding female physician.

NCW USA Distinguished Leadership and Achievement Award (professional)

2011-01-01

Awarded by the National Council of Women of the United States.

Education (2)

New York University: M.D., Medicine 2000

New York University: M.S., Public Health 2000

Affiliations (5)

  • American Public Health Association
  • American Medical Women's Association
  • NGO CSW Committee
  • American Association of University Women
  • American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin

Languages (2)

  • Hindi
  • English

Media Appearances (4)

For Parents in Pakistan, It’s Vaccinate or Face Jail

Newsweek  

2015-12-22

Hundreds of parents have been arrested in Pakistan for refusing their children’s polio vaccinations after an immunization drive was launched Monday in the northwestern province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to vaccinate 2.7 million children.

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Dr. Padmini Murthy Is Named Professional of the Year by the International Assoc. of Who's Who

Market Wired  online

2015-08-31

Dr. Padmini Murthy's 28-year career has spanned many areas of public and private healthcare throughout many countries ...

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Academia and Aid in Effectiveness in Global Health

UN Chronicle  

2015-05-01

What is the role of academia in promoting or hindering aid effectiveness? This article aims to address the crucial role played by academia in the past two decades especially after the Paris, Ghana and Busan high-level meetings on aid effectiveness. Academic institutions are at the crossroads especially at present in reference to areas of global sustainable development and improving aid to those in need.

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Three Network-Area Hospitals May Switch to Offering Outpatient Services Only

Spotlight NJ  

2015-03-03

Hundreds of parents have been arrested in Pakistan for refusing their children’s polio vaccinations after an immunization drive was launched Monday in the northwestern province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to vaccinate 2.7 million children.

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Event Appearances (5)

Global Health and Human Rights: Is It A Missing Link?

Presidential Diversity Forum  Schenectady, NY

2013-10-01

Sexual and Reproductive Health For Women of all Ages: A Global Perspective

International Conference on Women and Health  Taipei, Taiwan

2013-08-01

Investing in Women’s and Children’s Health

Medical Women’s International Association Triennial Congress  Seoul , Korea

2013-08-01

Cultural Practices Promoting Violence

The 57th Commission on Status of Women  New York, NY

2013-03-01

Millennium Development Goal 5: Progress and Challenge

Association of Medical Women annual meeting  Calcutta India

2012-12-01

Articles (selected) (5)

Role of academia in improving aid effectiveness in global health 143rd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

2015

ABSTRACT: What is the role of academia in promoting or hindering aid effectiveness? This presentation aims to address the crucial role played by academia in the past two decades especially after the Paris, Ghana and Busan high level meetings on aid effectiveness. Academic ...

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Contraception and Human Rights 143rd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

2015

ABSTRACT: The access to contraceptive information and services to different methods is fundamental to the health and human rights of individuals. According to the estimates released by the WHO in 2014 more than 222 million women and girls worldwide do not have access to modern ...

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Sexual and Reproductive Health for Women of All Ages: A Global Perspective 142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

2014

ABSTRACT: When women lack access to safe, comprehensive and easily accessible reproductive health services, the resulting consequences can be a major barrier to their general health and wellbeing but also affects their socio economic and cultural wellbeing and that of their ...

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MDG 5: Global actions to improve indicators 141st APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

2013

ABSTRACT: The targets associated with MDG 5 can be improved by increasing the rates of secondary education to girls, reducing teenage pregnancies, improving access to contraception, and improving access to emergency and comprehensive obstetric care ...

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Think globally: Act locally to promote MDG 5 141st APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

2013

ABSTRACT: At New York Medical College, we worked in collaboration with the former first lady of Malawi to develop a safe Mother Hood project. Malawi has one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the world. Two of the faculty members at NYMC worked with a group of medical ...

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