Satesh Bidaisee DVM, MSPH, EdD, CPH, FRSPH

Satesh Bidaisee DVM, MSPH, EdD, CPH, FRSPH
Professor of Public Health and Preventive Medicine
Assistant Dean for School of Graduate Studies
Email: sbidaisee@sgu.edu
Website: https://www.sgu.edu
Phone: (473) 439-2000 ext. 3527
Fax: (473) 444-1219



Biography

Satesh Bidaisee is a Professor of Public Health and Preventive Medicine and Assistant Dean for Graduate Studies at St. George’s University. He has previously held positions at the University of Trinidad and Tobago and the Ministry of Health in Trinidad and Tobago. Prof. 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, Prof. Bidaisee supports community based participatory research and service activities along his interests which include Emerging Infectious Diseases, Zoonoses, Food Safety and Food Security and the pursuit of the One Health One Medicine concept.  Prof. Bidaisee’s research projects include Human Behavior, Climate Change and Viral Infections, Zoonoses and One Health and Vector Borne Disease outbreak investigation. Prof. Bidaisee is board certified by the United States National Board of Public Health Examiners, and holds Fellowships to the Royal Society of Public Health (FRSPH), Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (FRSTMH), International Society on Infectious Diseases and the Society of Biology.

Areas of Interest
Emerging Infectious Diseases , Zoonoses, Food Safety and Food Security, Graduate Medical Education, One Health, One Medicine Concept
Affiliations
Royal Society of Public Health (RSPH), United States National Board of Public Health Examiners (NBPHE), Society of Biology (UK), Society of Biology (UK), World Health Organization (WHO), Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Office International des Epizootic (OIE), Windward Islands Research and Education Foundation (WINDREF), University of Sheffield, Chitkara University, Old Dominion University (ODU), University of the West Indies (UWI)
Selected Publications

Bidaisee S., 2017. Global Health Topics. Lambert Academic Publishing. ISBN: 978-3-330-05902-3

Bidaisee S., 2016. Global Health: Themes, Topics and Trends. Lambert Academic Publishing. ISBN: 978-3-659-82780-8. © 2016

Bidaisee S., 2015. Life Stages Theory: Feminization of Higher Education. Lambert Academic Publishing. ISBN: 978-3-659-82050-2. © 2015

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.

Bidaisee S., Dookeeram D., 2016. Aviation and Alcohol. In Caribbean Adolescents: Misuse and Abuse of Alcohol. Nova Sciences Publishers, Inc. ISBN: 978-1-63485-894-6

Macpherson C.C., Bidaisee S., and Macpherson C.N.L., 2016. Polar Regions and Small Island States. In Bioethical Insights into Values and Policy, Climate Change and Health. Springer. ISBN: 9783319261652 © 2016

Bidaisee S., 2015. Sexual and Reproductive Health Education. In Caribbean Adolescents: Some Public Health Concerns. NOVA Science Publications, ISBN: 978-1-63483-343-1

Macpherson C.N.L., Bidaisee S., 2015. Role of society and culture in the epidemiology of foodborne parasites, in Foodborne Parasites in the Food Supply Web, 1st Edition: Occurrence and Control. Woodhead Publishing, ISBN: 9781782423324

Bidaisee S., Elci O.C., 2015. Public Health for the Curious: Why Study Public Health? Editor: Vaidya, K., Publisher: The Curious Academic Publishing, Canberra, ISBN: 978-1-925128-58-1

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

Darren Dookeeram, Satesh Bidaisee, Joanne F Paul, Paula Nunes, Paula Robertson, Vidya Ramcharitar Maharaj and Ian Sammy. Polypharmacy and potential drug-drug interactions in Emergency Department patients in the Caribbean. International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy. doi: 10.1007/s11096-017-0520-9

Hoenes C, Atiya S., Bidaisee S., 2017. Parasitic botfly infection of a child in central Virginia. JAAD Case Reports Volume 3, Issue 4, July 2017, Pages 362-363. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jdcr.2017.03.004

Armstrong E, Smith P.G., Bidaisee S.,2017. Leptospirosis: an Overview of Canine Leptospirosis in Grenada and Its Impact on Public Health. Arch Vet Sci Technol 2017: VST-119.

McNamee M., Smith P.G., Bidaisee S., 2017. Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries and Associated Chronic Osteoarthritis in Adulthood. Annals of Clinical Research and Trials, Volume 1 • Issue 1 • 001

Asher E., Bidaisee S., 2017. Can Infections Cause Alzheimers Disease? Clin Res Trials, 2017, Vol. 3(2), 1-4

Akpinar Elci M., Bidaisee S., Nguyn M., Elci O.C., 2017. Occupational Exposure and Respiratory Health Problems Among Nutmeg Production Workers in Grenada, the Caribbean. International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10773525.2017.1280948

Cooper S, Bidaisee S., 2017. Evaluation of Risks and Factors linked to Precocious Puberty. J Translational Diagn Technol. 2(1), 27-29.

Forde MS, Martin F, Mitchell G, Bidaisee S., 2017. Public health response and lessons learned from the 2014 chikungunya epidemic in Grenada. Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2017;41:e57.

Ghodasara A., Delisio M., Bidaisee S., 2017. Knowledge, Attitudes, and Perceptions on Genetically Modified Organisms: Case for Sterile Mosquito Release Against Zika in Grenada. Journal of Epidemiological Research, 2017, Vol. 3 No 1, pg 57-60

Bidaisee S and Dookeeram D, 2017. Aviation and Alcohol: Assessment of Aeronautical Decision Making among Caribbean Pilots. Int Public Health J 2017: 9(1):91-97

Keku E., Denny V., Zahedi I., Delision M., Glasgow L., Russel H., Bidaisee S. 2016. Stray dog control and zoonotic disease prevention in Grenada, West Indies: Implications for rabies control. Journal of Epizootiology and Animal Health in West Africa (2016) vol. 12, 16 (1): (Accepted)

Akpinar-Elci, M., Randall, M., Nguyen, M., Bidaisee S., Rodriquez-Guzman, J., and Elci, O. C. Assessment and Evaluation of Occupational Health and Safety Legislations in the Caribbean. WHO/PAHO Pan American Journal of Public Health (Accepted)

Macpherson, C., Noël, T., Fields, P. J., Jungkind, D., Yearwood, K, Simmons, M., Widjaja, S., Mitchell, G., Noël, D., Bidaisee S., Myers, T. E., LaBeaud, A. D. (2016), Clinical and Serological Insights from the Asian Lineage Chikungunya Outbreak in Grenada, 2014: An Observational Study. Am J Trop Med Hyg pii: 16-0122; Published online August 15, 2016.

Resnick J, Bidaisee S, Durgampudi PK, Keku EO (2016) The Dangers of Smallpox in Modern Day Bioterrorism. J Translational Diagn Technol. 1(3), 21-26

Bidaisee S., Jacobs G., 2016. Females Education and Career Choice of Veterinary Medicine: Emergence of Life Stages Theory. J Translational Diagn Technol. 1(2), 11-20.

Bidaisee S., Macpherson CNL., 2016. Evaluation of the Grenada Sports for Health Program. International Journal Of Medical Science And Clinical Inventions Volume 3 issue 6 2016 page no. 1950-1954 e-ISSN: 2348-991X p-ISSN: 2454-9576

Bidaisee S., Macpherson CNL., 2016. Quality of Life Assessment of Diabetic Amputees in Grenada. International Journal Of Medical Science And Clinical Inventions Volume 3 issue 6 2016 page no. 1955-1959 e-ISSN: 2348-991X p-ISSN: 2454-9576

Gonzalez D., Bidaisee S., 2016. Uncovering the Needs of Underserved Areas in Arequipa, Peru: Community Perspectives. West Indian Medical Journal, DOI is 10.7727/wimj.2016.066

Bidaisee S, Dookeeram D, 2016. Measuring the Intensity of Different Exercise Routines in Grenada’s Sports for Health Program. Journal of Translational Space dentistry, Medicine and Exploration (JBR-TSME).

Deliso M, Cotran E.K., Bidaisee S, Keku O.E., 2016. An Evaluation of Stray Dog Control in Grenada. J Translational Diagn Technol. 1(1), 1-6

Akpinar-Elci M, Nguyen M, Bidaisee S, Elci OC. Pesticide Exposure in the Caribbean: A Case from Nutmeg Processing, The Journal of Environmental Health, January/February 2016, 78 (6)

Bidaisee S., 2016. Sexual and reproductive health education: A case for inclusion in the curriculum of primary schools in the Caribbean. Int Public Health J 2016;8(3):00-00.

Busch S.L. and Bidaisee S., 2015. Exploring Exposure and Symptomatic Differences of Chikungunya Virus in the Adult Population of Grenada. West Indian Medical Journal. DOI: 10.7727/wimj.2015.408. http://www.mona.uwi.edu/fms/wimj/article/2705

Bidaisee S, Quereshi A, Dookeeram D. Animals as sentinels of environmental hazards to humans: case of hardware diseases in Grenada. Caribbean Medical Journal July 2015;77:S(2)1

Bidaisee S, De Freitas L, Dookeeram D, Dookeeram. Trends in Motor Vehicle Accidents in Grenada. Caribbean Medical Journal July 2015;77:S(2)1

Bidaisee S, Dookeeram D, Ali K, Dookeeram D. Measuring the Intensity of Different Exercise Routines in Grenada’s Sports for Health Program. Abstract published in Caribbean Medical Journal July 2015;77:S(2)6-7

Macpherson CNL, Noel T., Jungkind D., Yearwood K., Fields P., Simmonds M., Widjaja S., Mitchell G., Noel D., Bidaisee S., LaBeaud D., King C., Myers TE., 2015. Clinical Molecular and Serological Outcomes of the Chikungunya Outbreak in Grenada. West Indian Medical Journal, Supplement, Vol. 64 (Suppl 2) 1-107, June 2015. ISSN 0043-3144 WIMJAD

Bidaisee S, Macpherson CNL, 2015. A Ten Year Retrospective Analysis of Motor Vehicle Accidents in Grenada. West Indian Medical Journal, Supplement, Vol. 64 (Suppl 2) 1-107, June 2015. ISSN 0043-3144 WIMJAD

Bidaisee S., Macpherson CNL., 2015. An Evaluation of the Burden of Diabetes in Grenada. West Indian Medical Journal, Supplement, Vol. 64 (Suppl 2) 1-107, June 2015. ISSN 0043-3144 WIMJAD

Bidaisee S., Macpherson CNL., 2015. Impact of Dropping out of the Sports for Health Programme in Grenada. West Indian Medical Journal, Supplement, Vol. 64 (Suppl 2) 1-107, June 2015. ISSN 0043-3144 WIMJAD

D Dookeeram, I. Sammy, J. Paul, S. Bidaisee, P. Nunes, L. De Freitas, Maharaj S., D. Dookeeram, 2014. What proportion of patients presenting to the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex Accident and Emergency Department are discharged on Polypharmacia with potential interactions? Caribbean Medical Journal. 2014;75(1): S1:10

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

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”. Caribbean Medical Journal June 2013;75(1):83

Dookeeram D, Narinesingh D, Deen S, Bidaisee S, 2012 . Deliberate Self Harm Audit 2011. 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., 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. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1201971210018904

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. http://www.docstoc.com/docs/80375927/Abstracts-2010

Selected Projects

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