SGU Research Investigators

Satesh Bidaisee DVM, MSPH

Satesh Bidaisee DVM, MSPH, FRSPH

Associate Professor and Deputy Chair

Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine

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

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

International Society for Infectious Diseases, Royal Society of Public Health, American Public, Health Association, Grenada Public Health Association, University of the West Indies, Association of Accredited Public Health Programs, Caribbean Chronic Disease Consortium

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 and St. George’s University, School of Medicine, Graduate Studies Program.

As a research investigator, Dr. Bidaisee supports community based participatory research and service activities along his interests which include Zoonotic Disease Prevention and Control, Emerging Infectious Diseases, Food Safety and Food Security and the pursuit of the One Health concept. Research projects include Chagas Disease prevention and control programs in South America, Vector Borne Disease Control in the Southern Caribbean and Graduate Medical Education. Dr. Bidiasee is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Public Health and holds memberships to the International Society on Infectious Diseases, the Association of Accredited Public Health Programs and the American Public Health Association. Dr. Bidiasee also serves as a referee for the International Journal of Advanced Life Sciences and extensively writes on Zoonotic Diseases of Human Health Significance and the One Health, One Medicine Concept.

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

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

Akpinar-Elci M., Day G., Bidaisee S., Cox-Ganser J., Peters S., Elci O.C., 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. 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 Medical Journal, September, 2009.

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.

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.C. 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.C., 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.C., 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.