Ramu Sudhagoni

Ramu Sudhagoni

Assistant Professor

DEAN OF HEALTH SCIENCES

Lee Medicine & Science Hall 335

Phone: (605) 658-6379

Email: RamuGoud.Sudhagoni@usd.edu

Teaching Interests:

Biostatistics


Research Interests:

Longitudinal Data Analysis, Meta Analysis, Statistical Methods and Applications


Education:

  • Ph D, Statistics, South Dakota State University, 2011
  • MS, Statistics, South Dakota State University, 2008
  • MSc, Mathematics, Pondicherry University, 2004
  • BSc, Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Kakatiya University, 2001

Grants:

  • Cardiac Arrest Data, Department of Public Safety (DPS)-Office of Emergency Medical Services (OEMS). Grant Role: Other. (2015 - 2016)

Publications:

Citations listed below are presented in a standardized, modified format for display purposes only. They do not necessarily reflect the preferred style and conventions of the faculty member or discipline.

  • Baartman, B, Sudhagoni, Ramu, Swan, Robert, Greenwood, M, and Berdahl, J. Re: Linden et al.: Normal-tension glaucoma has normal intracranial pressure: a prospective study of intracranial pressure and intraocular pressure in different body positions (Ophthalmology. 2018;125:361-368)., e42-e43. Vol. 125, Iss. 6. Ophthalmology, 2018. (DOI: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2018.01.005)
  • Kindle, Trevor, Greenwood, Michael, Ibach, Mitch, Schweitzer, Justin, Sudhagoni, Ramu, and Berdahl, John. The Role of Corneal Hysteresis in Predicting Outcomes in Glaucoma Patients Undergoing Trabecular Microbypass Stent in Combination with Cataract Surgery., 158-163. Vol. 71, Iss. 4. SD: South Dakota Medicine, 2018.
  • Abou Samra, Haifa, Sudhagoni, Ramu, Kupershmidt, Sabina, Seiber, Michaela, Picthorn, Sean, Fuller, Max, and Lowmiller-Imhoff, Kimberly. Using Data Science to Provide Preliminary Estimates of Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest in Rural South Dakota. South Dakota Medicine, 72-79. Vol. 71, Iss. 2. South Dakota: South Dakota Medicine, 2018.
  • Lawler, Michael J., Choi, Changyong, Yoo, Joan, Lee, Juyeon, Roh, Soonhee, Newland, Lisa, Jarod, Giger T., Sudhagoni, Ramu, Brockevelt, Barbara, and Bong Joo, Lee. Children's subjective well-being in rural communities of South Korea and the United States, 158-164. Vol. 85. Children and Youth Services Review, 2018. (DOI: 10.1016/j.childyouth.2017.12.023)
  • Ness, Brandon, Sudhagoni, Ramu, Tao, Hanz, Full, Olivia, Seehafer, Lucas, Walder, Chelsie, and Zimney, Kory. The reliability of a novel heel-rise test versus goniometry to assess plantarflexion range of motion., 19-27. Vol. 13, Iss. 1. Int J Sports Phys Ther, 2018.
  • Ferguson, T, Swan, Robert, Ibach, M, Schweitzer, J, Sudhagoni, Ramu, and Berdahl, J P.. Evaluation of a Trabecular Microbypass Stent With Cataract Extraction in Severe Primary Open-angle Glaucoma., 71-76. Vol. 27, Iss. 1. Journal of glaucoma, 2018. (DOI: 10.1097/IJG.0000000000000825)
  • Kindle, T, Ferguson, T, Ibach, M, Greenwood, M, Schweitzer, J, Swan, Robert, Sudhagoni, Ramu, and Berdahl, J P.. Safety and efficacy of intravitreal injection of steroid and antibiotics in the setting of cataract surgery and trabecular microbypass stent., 56-62. Vol. 44, Iss. 1. Journal of cataract and refractive surgery, 2018. (DOI: 10.1016/j.jcrs.2017.10.040)
  • Mechels, K B., Greenwood, M D., Sudhagoni, Ramu, and Berdahl, J P.. Influences on rebubble rate in Descemet's membrane endothelial keratoplasty., 2139-2144. Vol. 11. Clinical ophthalmology (Auckland, N.Z.), 2017. (DOI: 10.2147/OPTH.S147217)
  • Schweinle, Amy, Sudhagoni, Ramu, Schweinle, William, and Lawler, Michael J.. School Survey of Policy, Training, and Education Regarding Child Maltreatment. Presented to Center for Prevention of Child Maltreatment Advisory Board, 2017.
  • Scott Killian, M, Teque, F, and Sudhagoni, Ramu. Analysis of the CD8<sup>+</sup> T cell anti-HIV activity in heterologous cell co-cultures reveals the benefit of multiple HLA class I matches.. Immunogenetics, 2017. (DOI: 10.1007/s00251-017-1021-7)
  • Ferguson, T J., Swan, Robert, Ibach, M, Schweitzer, J, Sudhagoni, Ramu, and Berdahl, J P.. Trabecular microbypass stent implantation with cataract extraction in pseudoexfoliation glaucoma., 622-626. Vol. 43, Iss. 5. Journal of cataract and refractive surgery, 2017. (DOI: 10.1016/j.jcrs.2017.02.029)
  • Schweinle, Amy, Sudhagoni, Ramu, Schweinle, William, and Lawler, Michael J.. Jolene's Law Advisory Board: Follow-Up Survey of Mandatory Reporters. Presented to Center for Prevention of Child Maltreatment Advisory Board, 2017.
  • Killian, Scott, Fujimura, S H., and Sudhagoni, Ramu. Brief Report: Increased Expression of the Type I Interferon Receptor on CD4+ T Lymphocytes in HIV-1-Infected Individuals., 473-478. Vol. 74, Iss. 4. Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999), 2017. (DOI: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000001280)
  • Ferguson, T J., Swan, Robert, Sudhagoni, Ramu, and Berdahl, J P.. Microbypass stent implantation with cataract extraction and endocyclophotocoagulation versus microbypass stent with cataract extraction for glaucoma., 377-382. Vol. 43, Iss. 3. Journal of cataract and refractive surgery, 2017. (DOI: 10.1016/j.jcrs.2016.12.020)
  • Ferguson, T J., Berdahl, J P., Schweitzer, J A., and Sudhagoni, Ramu. Evaluation of a Trabecular Micro-Bypass Stent in Pseudophakic Patients With Open-Angle Glaucoma., 896-900. Vol. 25, Iss. 11. Journal of glaucoma, 2016. (DOI: 10.1097/IJG.0000000000000529)
  • Ferguson, T J., Berdahl, J P., Schweitzer, J A., and Sudhagoni, Ramu. Clinical evaluation of a trabecular microbypass stent with phacoemulsification in patients with open-angle glaucoma and cataract., 1767-1773. Vol. 10. Clinical ophthalmology (Auckland, N.Z.), 2016. (DOI: 10.2147/OPTH.S114306)
  • Specker, B, Thiex, N W., and Sudhagoni, Ramu. Does Exercise Influence Pediatric Bone? A Systematic Review., 3658-72. Vol. 473, Iss. 11. Clinical orthopaedics and related research, 2015. (DOI: 10.1007/s11999-015-4467-7)
  • Schweinle, Amy, Lawler, Michael J., Schweinle, William, and Sudhagoni, Ramu. Jolene's Task Force: Results of 2014 School Survey. In Presented to Jolene's Task Force of the SD Legislature..
  • Sudhagoni, Ramu, Wey, H E., Djira, G D., and Specker, B L.. Longitudinal effects of fat and lean mass on bone accrual in infants., 638-42. Vol. 50, Iss. 3. Bone, 2012. (DOI: 10.1016/j.bone.2011.11.011)
  • Sudhagoni, Ramu, and Djira, Gemechis. Multiple Comparisons of Parametric Models in Longitudinal Studies, 729-740. Vol. 41, Iss. 4. Communications in Statistics - Theory and Methods, 2012.
  • Specker, Bonny L., Sudhagoni, Ramu G., and Thiex, Natalie W.. Diet, Nutrients, and Bone Health/Calcium Intake Influences the Bone Response to Exercise in Growing Children. In Diet, Nutrients, and Bone Health, edited by John J.B. Anderson, Sanford C. Garner, Philip J. Klemmer, 566. CRC Press , 2011.

Presentations:

  • Wesner, Chelsea, Sudhagoni, Ramu, Shouldis, C. Inclusion of American Indians in Community Health Needs Assessments Conducted by Nonprofit Hospitals in South Dakota. Presented at the 2018 Annual American Public Health Meetings, San Diego, CA. (November 10, 2018)
  • Atiq, Muslim, Miller, Ashley, Dosh, Kay, Sudhagoni, Ramu. Descriptive epidemiology of Pancreatic Cancer in South Dakota. Presented at the 2018 South Dakota Public Health Conference, Sioux Falls, SD. (June 19, 2018)
  • Wesner, Chelsea, Sudhagoni, Ramu, Shouldis, C. A Summary of community health needs assessment data from nonprofit hospitals in South Dakota: Implications for health equity. Presented at the Population Health Research Summit, Sioux Falls, SD. (April 17, 2018)
  • Ferguson, Tanner, Schweitzer, J, Ibach, M, Karpuck, K, Sudhagoni, Ramu, Berdahl, John. Clinical Evaluation of a Trabecular Micro-Bypass Stent As a Sole Procedure in Pseudophakic Patients with Open-Angle Glaucoma: 3 Year Results. Presented at the ASCRS-ASOA Symposium & Congress, Washington, DC. (April 13, 2018)
  • Berdahl, John, Ferguson, Tanner, Schweitzer, J, Ibach, M, Karpuck, K, Sudhagoni, Ramu. Clinical Evaluation of a Trabecular Micro-Bypass Stent Glaucoma with Cataract Extraction in Open-Angle Glaucoma: 5-Year Results. Presented at the ASCRS-ASOA Symposium & Congress, Washington, DC. (April 13, 2018)
  • Baartman, Brandon, Ferguson, Tanner, Swan, R, Schweitzer, J, Sudhagoni, Ramu, Berdahl, John. Evaluation of a Trabecular Micro-Bypass Stent with Cataract Extraction in Severe Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma. Presented at the ASCRS-ASOA Symposium & Congress, Washington, DC. (April 13, 2018)
  • Yockey, Jean, Feldhacker, Diana, Wesner, Chelsea, Larson, June, Sudhagoni, Ramu. Strategies for Health: Inter-professional Game for Teaching the Social Determinants of Health. Presented at the 7th Annual Scholl of Health Sciences Research Conference,, Vermillion, SD. (April 6, 2018)
  • Atiq, Muslim, Miller, Ashley, Dosh, Kay, Sudhagoni, Ramu. Predictors for Pancreatic Cancer survival in South Dakota. Presented at the 7th Annual School of Health Sciences Research Conference,, Vermillion, SD. (April 6, 2018)
  • Atiq, Muslim, Miller, Ashley, Dosh, Kay, Sudhagoni, Ramu. Anatomic location predicts survival in Pancreatic Cancer patients. Presented at the IDEAFEST, University of South Dakota, Sioux Falls, SD. (April 4, 2018)
  • Ness, Brandon, Sudhagoni, Ramu, Tao, Hanz, Zimney, Kory, Full, Olivia, Seehafer, Lucas, Walder, Chelsie. The reliability of a novel heel rise test versus goniometry to assess plantarflexion range of motion. Presented at the Combined Sections Meeting 2018, New Orleans, LA. (February 2018)
  • Juran, Brian, Sudhagoni, Ramu, Hansen, Lori, Simmons, M. Evolution of Dynamics between Preceptors and Third Year Medical Students. Presented at the Consortium of Longitudinal Integrated Clerkships (CLIC) Conference, Singapore. (October 23, 2017)
  • McKnight, Kelly, Sudhagoni, Ramu, Schimelpfenig, M. Breaking Bad News: Equipping Our Future Physicians with Compassionate and Empathic Communication Skills. Presented at the International Conference on Communication in Health Care & Health Literacy Annual Research Conference, Baltimore. (October 8, 2017)
  • Shouldis, Carmelita, Wesner, Chelsea, Sudhagoni, Ramu. American Indian representation in community health needs assessments conducted by South Dakota nonprofit hospitals. Presented at the 40th American Indian Science and Engineering Society Conference, Denver, CO. (September 22, 2017)
  • Wesner, Chelsea, Sudhagoni, Ramu, Shouldis, Carmelita. Inclusion of AI/ANs in Community Health Needs Assessments Conducted by Nonprofit Hospitals in South Dakota. Presented at the 1st National Native Health Research Training Conference, Denver, CO. (September 18, 2017)
  • Sudhagoni, Ramu, Rezvani, Khosrow, Freeling, Jessica. Linear mixed effects model approach to analyze change in tumor growth of colorectal cancer mouse model.. Presented at the Joint Statistical Meetings, Baltimore. (July 28, 2017)
  • Wesner, Chelsea, Sudhagoni, Ramu, Fishback, Mary Beth, Shouldi, C. Approach of nonprofit hospitals in fulfilling community health needs assessment requirements.. Presented at the Eastern South Dakota Research Symposium, Sioux Falls. (May 31, 2017)
  • Kupershmidt, Sabina, Abou Samra, Haifa, Sudhagoni, Ramu, Fuller, M, Pickthorn, S. Evaluating the Efficacy of Manual vs LUCAS-2 cardiopulmonary resuscitation during Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest in South Dakota.. Presented at the the Midwest Nursing Research Society (MNRS), Minneapolis. (April 6, 2017)
  • Kupershmidt, Sabina, Abou Samra, Haifa, Sudhagoni, Ramu. sing Emergency Medical Services Data to Better Understand Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest in Rural Settings and to Drive Quality Improvement Efforts.. Presented at the The American Heart Association - Scientific Sessions, New Orleans, LA.. (November 12, 2016)
  • Hemmingson, Tyler, Burnison, Eric, Sudhagoni, Ramu, Anderson, Susan, Svien, Lana. Health Indicators and Perspectives of Rural South Dakota Residents. Presented at the Annual American Public Health Meetings, Colorado, Denver. (October 29, 2016)
  • Abou Samra, Haifa, Sudhagoni, Ramu, Seiber, Michaela, Imhoff, Kim, Fuller, Max. Using Statistical Models to Predict Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Estimates in Rural South Dakota. Presented at the Annual American Public Health Meetings, Colorado, Denver. (October 29, 2016)
  • McKnight, Kelly, Sudhagoni, Ramu, Schimelpfenig, Michelle. Breaking Bad News: Equipping Our Future Physicians with Compassionate and Empathic Communication Skills. Presented at the Consortium of Longitudinal Integrated Clerkships (CLIC) , Toronto, Canada. (October 14, 2016)
  • Bye, Emma, Hansen, Lori, Sudhagoni, Ramu, Farver, Deb. Longitudinal, inter-professional home visits with Type 2 diabetic patients. Presented at the Consortium of Longitudinal Integrated Clerkships (CLIC), Toronto, Canada. (October 14, 2016)
  • Farver, Debra, Hansen, Lori, Clem, J, Dennis, Hedge, Sudhagoni, Ramu. Pilot-project on Longitudinal, Inter-professional Home Visits with Type 2 Diabetic Patients. Presented at the the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), Anaheim, California. (July 23, 2016)
  • Wesner, Chelsea, Sudhagoni, Ramu, Killian, Scott. Public Health 101: Prevent, Promote, Protect. Presented at the USD Health Care Careers Camp. (June 2016)
  • Ferguson, Tanner J., Berdahl, John P., Sudhagoni, Ramu. Evaluation of a Trabecular Microbypass Stent in Combination with Endocyclophotocoagulation in Patients with Glaucoma and Cataract.. Presented at the ASCRS-ASOA Symposium & Congress, New Orleans. (May 07, 2016)
  • Berdahl, John P., Ferguson, Tanner J., Sudhagoni, Ramu. Evaluation of Trabecular Microbybypass Stent With Phacoemulsification in Patients With Open-Angle Glaucoma and Cataract. Presented at the ASCRS-ASOA Symposium & Congress, New Orleans. (May 07, 2016)
  • Abou Samra, Haifa, Sudhagoni, Ramu, Lowmiller, Kim, Fuller, Max. Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Epidemiology and Outcomes: Analysis of the 2014 EMS data. Presented at the SD Cardiac System of Care Conference, Pierre, SD. (September 9, 2015)
  • Ferguson, Tanner J., Berdahl, John P., Schweitzer, Justin, Sudhagoni, Ramu G.. Evaluation of a Trabecular Micro-Bypass Stent with Refractive Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery in Patients with Glaucoma. Presented at the ASCRS-ASOA Symposium & Congress, San Diego, CA. (April 17, 2015)
  • Berdahl, John P., Ferguson, Tanner, Schweitzer, Justin, Sudhagoni, Ramu G.. Evaluation of Trabecular Micro-Bypass Stent With Phacoemulsification in Patients With Open-Angle Glaucoma and Cataract. Presented at the ASCRS-ASOA Symposium & Congress, San Diego, CA. (April 17, 2015)