SGU Research Investigators

Satesh Bidaisee DVM, MSPH

Satesh Bidaisee DVM, MSPH, EdD, CPH, FRSPH 

Associate Professor of Public Health and Preventive Medicine
Assistant Dean for School of Graduate Studies at SGU

Tele: (473) 439-2000 ext. 2527
Fax: (473) 444-1219

St. George’s University
School of Medicine
PO Box 7
St. George’s, Grenada

West Indies

  • Areas of Interest
  • Affiliations
  • Brief Bio
  • Selected Publications
  • Selected Projects

Emerging Infectious Diseases, Zoonoses, Food Safety and Food Security, Graduate Medical Education and the One Health, One Medicine Concept

Royal Society of Public Health (RSPH), United States National Board of Public Health Examiners (NBPHE), Society of Biology (UK), World Health Organization (WHO), Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Windward Islands Research and Education Foundation (WINDREF), University of Sheffield, Old Dominion University (ODU), University of the West Indies (UWI)

Dr. Satesh Bidaisee is an Associate Professor and the Deputy Chairman for the Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine at St. George’s University, School of Medicine. He has previously held positions at the University of Trinidad and Tobago and the Ministry of Health in Trinidad and Tobago. Dr. Bidaisee is a graduate of the University of the West Indies, Faculty of Medical Sciences, St. Augustine, Trinidad, St. George’s University, School of Medicine, School of Graduate Studies and the University of Sheffield, United Kingdom. As a research investigator, Dr. Bidaisee supports community based participatory research and service activities along his interests which include Community Based Participatory Research, Emerging Infectious Diseases, Zoonoses, Food Safety and Food Security, Graduate Medical Education and the pursuit of the One Health One Medicine concept.  Dr. Bidaisee’s research projects include Human Behavior, Climate Change and Viral Zoonoses, Zoonoses and One Health and Graduate Medical Education. Dr. Bidiasee holds degrees as Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) and Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH). Dr. Bidaisee is board certified by the United States National Board of Public Health Examiners, Certified in Public Health (CPH), and holds Fellowships to the Royal Society of Public Health (FRSPH), Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (FRSTMH) and Windward Islands Research and Education Foundation (WINDREF). Dr. Bidaisee also holds memberships to the International Society on Infectious Diseases and the Society of Biology. 

Bidaisee S and Macpherson CNL, 2014. Zoonoses and One Health. A Review of the Literature. International Journal of Parasitology Research. Hindawi Publishing Corporation Volume 2014, Article ID 874345, 8 pages

Bidaisee, S., Macpherson, C. C. and Macpherson, C. N.L., 2013. Human Behavior and the Epidemiology of Viral Zoonoses, in Viral Infections and Global Change (ed S. K. Singh), John Wiley & Sons, Inc, Hoboken, NJ. doi: 10.1002/9781118297469.ch6

Sammy I, Watson H, William-Johnson J, Paul J, Dookeeram D, Dookeeram D, Bidaisee S,2013. Implementation of emergency training in the Caribbean: challenges, success and scope for the future. Paper presented at Commonwealth Medical Association “Unlocking the Potential of the Commonwealth” (Trinidad and Tobago Medical Association): Trinidad and Tobago July 4th 2013. Abstract published in Caribbean Medical Journal June 2013;75(1):83

Cox-Macpherson C., Bidaisee S., Macpherson CNL, 2013. Bioethical Reflections on Human Behaviour, Zoonotic Disease, and Climate Change. Bioethics Caribe, Issue No 6, No. 1, February 2013

Bidaisee S., 2012. Paradigm Shift in Educational Research and Contemporary Debates. Lambert Academic Publishing. ISBN: 978-659-18313-3. © 2012

Dookeeram  D, Narinesingh D, Deen S, Bidaisee S, 2012 . Deliberate Self Harm Audit 2011. Proceedings from the Emergency Medicine Conference 2012. Caribbean Medical Journal. Vol 74, No. 2, December 2012. 

M. Akpinar-Elci, G. Day, S. Bidaisee, J. Cox-Ganser, S. Peters, O. Elci, 2011. Occupational Exposure and Respiratory Health Problems Among Nutmeg Production Workers In Grenada, The Caribbean. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 183;2011:A1182.

Bidaisee S., 2011. Sexual and Reproductive Health Education: A Case for Inclusion in the Curriculum of Primary Schools in the Caribbean. Proceedings from the Global Conference on Education. Volume 1, pages 35-47, November, 2011.  Available at:

Bidaisee S., 2010. Zoonoses: Knowledge and Perceptions. Lambert Academic Publishing. ISBN: 978-3-8383-7727-7. © 2010.

Bidaisee S., 2010. Knowledge, Attitudes and Perceptions of non-medically trained, adult Grendian citizens towards specific Zoonotic Diseases. Journal of Infectious Diseases 2010, Volume 14, Supplement 1.

Pierre K., Bidaisee S., Roberts L., Cockburn B., 2009. Relationship between Energy and Protein intake among dialysis patients in Trinidad and Tobago". West Indian Med J 2010; 59 (Suppl. 2): pg 34.

Gomez A., Atillah W., Bidaisee S., Patel C., Amuleru-Marshall O., A., 2009. Social, Economic and Health Assessment of the Apres Tout community in Grenada, WI.   West Indian Medical Journal, April, 2009.

Bidaisee S. Evaluation of Legislation as an effective mitigation towards the control of stray dog populations and associated zoonotic disease in Grenada

Bidaisee S. Macpherson CNL. Review of the global One Health initiatives. Evaluation of the scholarly use and applications of One Health from published resources.  

Bidaisee S, Macpherson CNL. Community based intervention to mitigate the effects of type 2 diabetes and its progression to peripheral neuropathy and amputations. 

Carlson J, Bidaisee S, Jungkund D, Macpherson CNL. Vector Borne Control for Dengue in Grenada. Assessment of Knowledge, Attitudes and Perceptions among healthcare providers on the clinical management of dengue. And, application of insecticide treated bed nets towards mitigating the spread of hospital sourced infections. 

Macpherson CNL, Bidaisee S. Sports for Health Program. Collaboration with the Windward Islands Research and Education Foundation (WINDREF) and the Royal Grenada Police Force (RGPF) to assess the health outcomes of community based physical exercise programs as an mitigating activity on chronic diseases

Bidaisee S, Giganti M., Elci O.C. Analysis of Motor Vehicle Accidents (MVAs) in Grenada. Collaboration with the Royal Grenada Police Force (RGPF) to assess the health burden of as well as promote road safety in Grenada.  

Akpinar-Elci M, Bidaisee S, Radix R, Durgampudi P, Elci O. Prevention of Needle Stick Injuries and Blood Borne Pathogens among Health Care Workers in the Caribbean. Collaboration with the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and several regional governments in the Caribbean to address the health of healthcare workers.

Akpinar-Elci M, Bidaisee S, Elci O, Roberts D, Implementing Renewable Energy and Preventing Land Degradation: An Intervention in the Nutmeg Industry in Grenada. Collaboration with the Global Environmental Facilty (GEF), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) towards mitigating the effects of mold and dust exposure for nutmeg processing workers and mitigating the effects of land degradation through replanting of affected nutmeg fields.

Akpinar-Elci M, Bidaisee S, Elci O, A Study Investigating the Occupational Health Problems of Nutmeg Workers in Grenada. Collaboration with the Grenada Cooperative Nutmeg Association (GCNA) to respond to the health concerns of nutmeg workers