Jashvant Poeran, MD, PhD
- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Population Health Science and Policy
- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Medicine
- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Orthopedics
As a physician (currently not practicing), epidemiologist and researcher, Dr. Poeran has extensive experience in epidemiologic study design, subsequent data analysis and programming using large (national) databases. Topics mostly include Perinatal and Perioperative Epidemiology, and general Quality of Care issues. In addition to scientific manuscripts, he has written several health reports translating study findings into useful information for policy makers.
MD, Erasmus University Medical School
MSc, Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences
PhD, Erasmus University Medical School
Runner-up Best Abstract
Best of Meeting Abstract
- Next to guiding students in doing research and doing their Master’s thesis, he has taught several Epidemiology courses for Midwifery Students, Health Science Students, Medical Students, Medical Residents and Attending Physicians.
- His professional interests include General Epidemiologic Methods, Perinatal Epidemiology, Perioperative Epidemiology, Quality of Care, Variation in Practice Patterns, and Large Database Research.
Cozowicz C, Olson A, Poeran J, Mörwald EE, Zubizarreta N, Girardi FP, Hughes AP, Mazumdar M, Memtsoudis SG. Opioid prescription levels and postoperative outcomes in orthopedic surgery. Pain 2017 Dec; 158(12): 2422-2430.
Tsega S, O'Connor M, Poeran J, Iberti C, Cho HJ. Bedside Assessment of the Necessity of Daily Lab Testing for Patients Nearing Discharge. J Hosp Med 2017 Oct;: E1-E3.
Hiensch R, Poeran J, Saunders-Hao P, Adams V, Powell CA, Glasser A, Mazumdar M, Patel G. Impact of an electronic sepsis initiative on antibiotic use and health care facility-onset Clostridium difficile infection rates. American journal of infection control 2017 Oct; 45(10): 1091-1100.
Lelieveld C, Leipzig R, Gaber-Baylis LK, Mazumdar M, Memtsoudis SG, Zubizarreta N, Poeran J. Discharge Against Medical Advice of Elderly Inpatients in the United States. J Am Geriatr Soc 2017 Sep; 65(9): 2094-2099.
Howard DR, Kazemi N, Rubenstein WJ, Hartwell MJ, Poeran J, Chang AL, Podolnick JD, Parsons BO, Galatz LM, Flatow EL. Cost-benefit analysis of routine pathology examination in primary shoulder arthroplasty. Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery 2017 Apr; 26(4): 674-678.
Blachman NL, Leipzig RM, Mazumdar M, Poeran J. High-Risk Medications in Hospitalized Elderly Adults: Are We Making It Easy to Do the Wrong Thing?. J Am Geriatr Soc 2017 Mar; 65(3): 603-607.
Cho HJ, Khalil S, Poeran J, Mazumdar M, Bravo N, Wallach F, Markoff B, Lee N, Dunn AS. Lose the Tube: A Choosing Wisely initiative to reduce catheter-associated urinary tract infections in hospitalist-led inpatient units. Am J Infect Control 2017 Mar; 45(3): 333-335.
Poeran J, Wasserman I, Zubizarreta N, Mazumdar M. Characteristics of Antibiotic Prophylaxis and Risk of Surgical Site Infections in Open Colectomies. Dis Colon Rectum 2016 Aug; 59(8): 733-42.
Poeran J, Mazumdar M, Rasul R, Meyer J, Sacks HS, Koll BS, Wallach FR, Moskowitz A, Gelijns AC. Antibiotic prophylaxis and risk of Clostridium difficile infection after coronary artery bypass graft surgery. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2016 Feb; 151(2): 589-97.
Cozowicz C, Poeran J, Memtsoudis SG. Epidemiology, trends, and disparities in regional anaesthesia for orthopaedic surgery. British journal of anaesthesia 2015 Dec; 115 Suppl 2: ii57-67.
Weerahandi H, Poeran J, Nassisi D, Mazumdar M. When practice and policy conflict: blood cultures in community-acquired pneumonia. The American journal of emergency medicine 2015 Sep; 33(9).
Hemelaar S, Poeran J, Steegers E, van der Meijden WI. Neonatal herpes infections in The Netherlands in the period 2006-2011. Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine 2015 May; in press: 905-9.
Poeran J, Borsboom G, de Graaf JP, Birnie E, Steegers E, Bonsel GJ. Population attributable risks of patient, child and organizational risk factors for perinatal mortality in hospital births. Maternal and Child Health Journal 2015 Apr; 19(4): 764-75.
Opperer M, Poeran J, Rasul R, Mazumdar M, Memtsoudis SG. Use of perioperative hydroxyethyl starch 6% and albumin 5% in elective joint arthroplasty and association with adverse outcomes: a retrospective population based analysis. BMJ (Clinical research ed.) 2015 Mar; 350: h1567.
van Veen MJ, Birnie E, Poeran J, Torij HW, Steegers E, Bonsel GJ. Feasibility and reliability of a newly developed risk score card in routine care. Midwifery 2015 Jan; 31(1): 147-54.
Poeran J, Rasul R, Suzuki S, Danninger T, Mazumdar M, Opperer M, Boettner F, Memtsoudis SG. Tranexamic acid use and postoperative outcomes in patients undergoing total hip or knee arthroplasty in the United States: retrospective analysis of effectiveness and safety. BMJ (Clinical research ed.) 2014 Aug; 349: g4829.
Poeran J, Borsboom G, de Graaf JP, Birnie E, Steegers E, Mackenbach JP, Bonsel. GJ. Does centralisation of acute obstetric care reduce intrapartum and first-week mortality? an empirical study of over 1 million births in the Netherlands. Health Policy 2014 Jul; 117(1): 28-38.
Denktas S, Poeran J, van Voorst SF, Vos AA, de Jong-Potjer LC, Waelput AJ, Birnie E, Bonsel GJ, Steegers E. Design and outline of the healthy pregnancy 4 all study. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 2014 Jul; 14: 253.
Poeran J, Mazumdar M, Memtsoudis SG. Anesthesia, outcomes and public health: changing health care while asleep. Reg Anesth Pain Med 2014 May-Jun; 39(3): 192-4.
Memtsoudis SG, Danninger T, Rasul R, Poeran J, Gerner P, Stundner O, Mariano E, Mazumdar M. Inpatient falls after total knee arthroplasty; the role of anesthesia type and peripheral nerve blocks. Anesthesiology 2014 Mar; 120(3): 551-63.
Memtsoudis SG, Rasul R, Suzuki S, Poeran J, Danninger T, Wu C, Mazumdar M, Vougioukas VV. Does the impact of the type of anesthesia on outcomes differ by patient age and comorbidity burden? . Anesth Analg 2014 Mar-Apr; 39(2): 112-9.
Danninger T, Rasul R, Poeran J, Stundner O, Mazumdar M, Fleischut P, Memtsoudis SG. Blood transfusions in total hip and knee arthroplasty: an analysis of outcomes. Scientific World Journal 2014 Jan; 623460: 623460.
Opperer M, Memtsoudis SG, Poeran J. Resource utilization for complications following neuraxial anesthesia. Anesth Analg 2014; in press.
Poeran J, Maas A, Birnie E, Denktas S, Steegers E, Bonsel GJ. Social deprivation and adverse perinatal outcomes among Western and non-Western pregnant women in a Dutch urban population. Soc Sci Med 2013 Apr; 83: 42-9.
de Graaf J, Schutte J, Poeran J, van Roosmalen J, Bonsel GJ, Steegers E. Regional differences in Dutch maternal mortality. BJOG 2012 Apr; 119(5): 582-8.
Poeran J, Denktas S, Birnie E, van der Weg EJ, Voorham AJ, Steegers E, Bonsel GJ. Pregnancy and birth in Rotterdam: a local health report. Dutch Journal of Health Sciences TSG 2012; 90: 496-503. (Dutch, English abstract) .
Poeran J, Steegers E, Bonsel GJ. Approach to perinatal mortality in the Netherlands: outcomes of a systematic expert study. Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 2012; 155(31): A4499. (Dutch, English abstract).
van der Kooy J, Poeran J, de Graaf JP, Birnie E, Denktas S, Steegers E, Bonsel GJ. Planned home compared with planned hospital births in the Netherlands: intrapartum and early neonatal death in low‐risk pregnancies. Obstet Gynecol 2011 Nov; 118(5): 1037‐46.
Poeran J, Denktas S, Birnie E, Bonsel GJ, Steegers E. Urban perinatal health inequalities. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2011 Apr; 24(4): 643‐6.
Poeran J, Wildschut H, Gaytant M, Galama J, Steegers E, van der Meijden W. The incidence of neonatal herpes in The Netherlands. J Clin Virol 2008 Aug; 42(4): 321‐5.