ASHISH A. DESHMUKH, PHD, MPH

Associate Professor
Management, Policy & Community Health
UTHealth School of Public Health

Associate Director
Center for Health Services Research 

Co-director
Clinical Analytics and Decision Science (CADS) Lab

Contact Information
1200 Pressler St
Room: RAS E-329
Houston Texas, 77030  

Phone: 713-500-9180
Fax: 713-500-9493 
Email: Ashish.A.Deshmukh@uth.tmc.edu

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Education

  • Janice Davis Gordon Memorial Postdoctoral Fellow in Decision Science, Cancer Prevention Research Training Program/Health Services Research, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston Texas, USA

  • PhD,  Public Health / Health Economics, UTHealth School of Public Health, Houston, Texas 

  • MPH, Health Policy and Management, Texas A&M School of Public Health, College Station, Texas 

  • BS, Pharmacy, Pune University, Nashik, India

Honors/Award  

  • Research Mentor-Mentee Award for 2021 (Dr. David R. Lairson [Mentor]). UTHealth School of Public Health

  • Outstanding reviewer from 2020, Annals of Internal Medicine 

  • Publication (Deshmukh et al. JNCI. 2019) featured in the NCI’s Cancer Current Blog: Anal Cancer Incidence and Deaths Are Rising in the United States. 2019 

  • Publication (Deshmukh et al. JNCI. 2019): Fourth most shared JNCI article of 2019; Also, selected as the Editor’s Choice study. 2019

  • Plenary Speaker, 17th International Conference on Malignancies in HIV/AIDS, National Cancer Institute. Lister Hill Center Auditorium, National Library of Medicine, NIH (Topic: Recent Trends in Anal Cancer Incidence: Implications for Prevention Using Disease Simulation Modeling). 2019 

  • The Thomas H. and Mayme P. Scott Fellowship in Cancer Research for 2016, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. 2016

  • Outstanding Postdoctoral Trainee in Cancer Prevention, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. 2016

  • Lee B. Lusted best student presentation award in Health Services, Outcomes and Policy Research, The 37th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making, St. Louis, MO, 2015  

  • Finalist, Lee B. Lusted best student presentation award in Applied Health Economics, The 37th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making, St. Louis, MO, 2015

  • Finalist, Lee B. Lusted best student presentation award in Applied Health Economics, The 36th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making, Miami, FL, 2014

  • Second prize, ISPOR Quiz Competition, ISPOR 18th Annual International Meeting, New Orleans, LA. 2013

  • Competitive academic scholarship, UTHealth School of Public Health, Houston, TX. 2011

  • Fred W. Dollar competitive academic scholarship, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX. 2010

UTSPH Courses

PHD 3998          Decision Analysis in Public Health and Medicine

PH    3999           Scientific Writing*

PH    3999           Cancer Microsimulation Modeling* 

*Course offered as an independent study

Selected Publications  

  • Damgacioglu H, Sonawane K, Chhatwal J, Lairson DR, Clifford GM, Giuliano AR, Deshmukh AA. Long-term impact of HPV vaccination and COVID-19 pandemic on oropharyngeal cancer incidence and burden among men in the USA: A Modeling Study. Lancet Regional Health—Americas. In Press.

  • Damgacioglu H, Sonawne K, Zhu Y, Li R, Balasubramanian B, Lairson DR, Giuliano AR, Deshmukh AA. Recent oropharyngeal cancer incidence and mortality trends in all 50 states in the USA, 2001-2017. JAMA Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery. In Press.

  • Ortiz AP, Ortiz-Ortiz KJ, Colón-López V, Tortolero-Luna G, Torres-Cintrón CR, Wu C, Deshmukh AA. Rise in cervical cancer incidence in Puerto Rico, 2001-2017. JAMA Oncology. In Press.

  • Deshmukh AA, Suk R, Shiels MS, Damgacioglu H, Lin Y, Stier EA, Nyitray AG, Chhatwal J, Nemutlu GS, Chiao EY, Schmeler K, Sigel K*, Sonawane K*. Incidence trends and burden of human papillomavirus-associated cancers among women in the United States, 2001-2017. J Natl Cancer Inst. In Press. [*authors with equal contribution]

  • Sonawane K, Zhu Y, Montealegre JR, Lairson DR, Bauer C, McGee LU, Giuliano AR, Deshmukh AA. Parental intent to initiate and complete the HPV vaccine series in the US: findings from a nationwide cross-sectional survey. Lancet Public Health. In Press.

  • Deshmukh AA*, Suk R*, Shiels MS, Sonawane K, Nyitray AG, Liu Y, Gaisa MM, Palefsky J, Sigel K. Recent trends in squamous cell carcinoma of the anus incidence and mortality in the United States, 2001-2015. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2019. [*authors with equal contribution]

  • Suk R, Montealegre JR, Nemutlu GS, Nyitray AG, Schmeler K, Sonawane K*, Deshmukh AA*. Public knowledge of human papillomavirus and receipt of vaccination recommendations. JAMA Pediatrics. 2019. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2019.3105. [*authors with equal contribution]

  • Sonawane K, Suk R, Chiao EY, Chhatwal J, Qiu P, Wilkin T, Nyitray AG, Sikora A, Deshmukh AA. Oral human papillomavirus infection: Differences in prevalence between sexes and concordance with genital human papillomavirus infection, NHANES 2011 to 2014. Ann Intern Med. 2017; 167(10):714-724.

  • Deshmukh AA, Chiao EY, Cantor SB, Stier EA, Goldstone SE, Nyitray AG, Wilkin T, Wang X, Chhatwal J. Management of precancerous anal intraepithelial lesions in HIV-positive MSM: clinical and cost-effectiveness. Cancer. 2017; 123(23):4709-4719.

  • Deshmukh AA, Shirvani S, Lal l, Swint M, Cantor SB, Smith BD, Likhacheva A. Cost-Effectiveness Analysis Comparing Conventional, Hypofractionated, and Intraoperative Radiotherapy for Early- Stage Breast Cancer. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2017. 1;109(11). doi: 10.1093/jnci/djx068.