Rohit Ojha, PhD.

    Rohit P. Ojha, DrPH

    Assistant Member, St. Jude Faculty


    Epidemiology and Cancer Control

    Contact Information

    Rohit Ojha, DrPH
    Epidemiology and Cancer Control
    MS 735, Room 6032
    St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
    262 Danny Thomas Place
    Memphis, TN 38105-3678
    Phone: (901) 595-7973
    FAX: (901) 595-5845


    Postdoctoral Fellowship – Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center
    DrPH – University of North Texas Health Science Center, School of Public Health

    Research Interests

    Selected Publications

    Gurney JG, Kaste SC, Liu W, Srivastava DK, Chemaitilly W, Ness KK, Lanctot JQ, Ojha RP, Nottage KA, Wilson CL, Li Z, Robison LL, Hudson MM. Bone mineral density among long-term survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia: Results from the St. Jude Lifetime Cohort Study. Pediatr Blood Cancer 2014 (in press).

    Ojha RP, Offutt-Powell TN, Gurney JG. Influenza vaccination among adult survivors of pediatric cancer compared with the general adult population of the United States. Am J Prev 2014 (in press).

    Ojha RP, Gurney JG. Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) C677T and overall survival in pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia: A systematic review. Leuk Lymphoma 55(1):67-73, 2014.

    Offutt-Powell TN,Ojha RP, Qualls-Hampton R, Stonecipher S, Singh KP, Cardarelli KM. Parental risk-perception and influenza vaccination of children in daycare. Epidemiol Infect 142(1):134-41, 2014.

    Perencevich M, Ojha RP, Steyerberg EW, Syngal S. Racial and ethnic variations in the effects of family history of colorectal cancer on screening compliance. Gastroenterology Oct;145(4):775-81, 2013.

    Ojha RP, Jackson BE, Tota JE, Offutt-Powell TN, Singh KP, Bae S. Guillain-barre syndrome following quadrivalent human papillomavirus vaccination among vaccine-eligible individuals in the United States. Hum Vaccin Immunother Sep 6;10(1), 2013. [Epub ahead of print]

    Ojha RP, Tota JE, Offutt-Powell TN, Klosky JL, Minniear TD, Jackson BE, Gurney JG. Human papillomavirus-associated subsequent malignancies among long-term survivors of pediatric and young adult cancers. PLoS One 8(8):e70349, 2013.

    Ojha RP, Gurney JG, Green DM. Clinical prediction models for anthracycline-associated cardiotoxicity among pediatric cancer survivors-ready for prime time? Pediatr Blood Cancer 60(8):1245-6, 2013.

    Ojha RP, Tota JE, Offutt-Powell TN, Klosky JL, Ashokkumar R, Gurney JG. The accuracy of human papillomavirus vaccination status based on the adult proxy recall or household immunization records for adolescent families in the United States: results from the National Immunization Survey-Teen. Ann Epidemiol May;23(5)281-285, 2013.

    Ojha RP, Oancea SC, Ness KK, Lanctot JQ, Srivastava DK, Robison LL, Hudson MM, Gurney JG. Assessment of potential bias from non-participation in a dynamic clinical cohort of long-term childhood cancer survivors: results from the St. Jude lifetime cohort study. Pediatr Blood Cancer May;60(5):856-864, 2013.

    Offutt-Powell TN, Ojha RP, Tota JE, Gurney JG. Human papillomavirus infection and bladder cancer: an alternate perspective from a modified meta-analysis. J Infect Dis 206(3):453-4, 2012.

    Gurney JG, Ojha RP, Ness KK, Huang S, Sharma S, Robison LL, Hudson MM, Kaste SC. Abdominal aortic calcification in young adult survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia: results from the St. Jude Lifetime Cohort study. Pediatr Blood Cancer Dec 15;59(7):1307-1309, 2012.

    Ojha RP, Thertulien R. Second malignancies among Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia patients: small samples and sparse-data. Ann Oncol Feb;23(2):542-543, 2012.

    Ojha RP, Hanzis CA, Hunter ZR, Greenland S, Offutt-Powell TN, Manning R, Lewicki M, Brodsky PS, Iokamidis L, Tripsas CK, Patterson CJ, Sheehy P, Singh KP, Treon SP. Family history of non-hematologic cancers among Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia patients: A preliminary study. Cancer Epidemiol Jun;36(3):294-297, 2012.

    Ojha RP, Offutt-Powell TN, Evans EL, Singh KP. Correlation coefficients in ecologic studies of environment and cancer. Arch Environ Occup Health 66(4):241-4, 2011.

    Ojha RP, Evans EL, Felini MJ, Singh KP, Thertulien R. The association between renal cell carcinoma and multiple myeloma: insights from population-based data. BJU Int Sep;108(6):825-30, 2011.

    Ojha RP, Felini MJ, Singh KP, Faramawi MF, Thertulien R. Radiation therapy for localized or locally advanced prostate adenocarcinoma and myeloma incidence in a population-based cohort. BJU Int Mar;107(5):693-7, 2011.

    Hanzis C, Ojha RP, Hunter Z, Manning R, Lewicki M, Brodsky P, Ioakimidis L, Tripsas C, Patterson CJ, Sheehy P, Treon SP. Associated Malignancies in Patients with Waldenström's Macroglobulinemia and Their Kin. Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk Feb 1;11(1):88-92, 2011.

    Ojha RP, Brown LM, Felini MJ, Singh KP, Thertulien R. Addressing uncertainty regarding carbohydrate antigen-125 as a prognostic marker in non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Leuk Lymphoma Sep;51(9):1754-7, 2010.

    Ojha RP, Fischbach LA, Zhou Y, Felini MJ, Singh KP, Thertulien R. Acute myeloid leukemia incidence following radiation therapy for localized or locally advanced prostate adenocarcinoma. Cancer Epidemiol Jun;34(3):274-8, 2010.

    Ojha RP, Thertulien R, Fischbach LA. Prostate-cancer screening. N Engl J Med Jul 9;361(2):203; author reply 204-5, 2009.

    Fischbach LA, Bravo LE, Zarama GR, Bravo JC, Ojha RP, Priest EL, Collazos T, Casabon LA, Guerrero LZ, Singh PK, Correa P. A randomized clinical trial to determine the efficacy of regimens containing clarithromycin, metronidazole, and amoxicillin among histologic subgroups for Helicobacter pylori eradication in a developing country. Helicobacter Apr;14(2):100-8, 2009.

    Ojha RP, Felini MJ, Fischbach LA. Vitamin D for cancer prevention: valid assertion or premature anointment? Am J Clin Nutr Dec; 86(6):1804-05, 2007.

    Ojha RP, Prabhakar D, Evans E, Lowery K, Thertulien R, Fischbach LA. RE: Abou-Jawde et al. The role of race, socioeconomic status, and distance traveled on the outcome of African-American patients with multiple myeloma. Haematologica Apr:92(4):e46, 2007.

    Ojha RP, Thertulien R. Health care policy issues as a result of the genetic revolution: Implications for public health. Am J Public Health Mar; 95(3):385-388, 2005.

    Last updated: February 2014