Pradeep George

Pradeep George

School of Public Health

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD (as Co-Supervisor) - email supervisor to discuss availability.


Pradeep Paul George - Health Services and Outcomes Research (HSOR), National Health Group, Singapore.

Pradeep Paul George currently works at the Health Services and Outcomes Research, National Healthcare Group. Pradeep does research in Epidemiology, Public Health and Ophthalmology. Their current project is 'Online eLearning and Virtual reality environments for health professional education.

He is an Indian Medicine graduate, Epidemiologist with many years experience in epidemiology and public health research. Co-authored scientific publications in International peer-reviewed journals.

Skills – Research study designing, program evaluation, systematic review and meta-analysis, data management and analysis, scientific writing and teaching.

Specialities: Health Services & Outcomes research, Chronic disease epidemiology, Public health & Biostatistics.

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  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2019 Kyaw, B., Saxena, N., Posadzki, P., Vseteckova, J., Nikolaou, C., George, P., . . . Tudor Car, L. (2019). Virtual Reality for Health Professions Education: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis by the Digital Health Education Collaboration. Journal of medical Internet research, 21(1), e12959.
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    2019 George, P., Zhabenko, O., Kyaw, B., Antoniou, P., Posadzki, P., Saxena, N., . . . Car, J. (2019). Online Digital Education for Postregistration Training of Medical Doctors: Systematic Review by the Digital Health Education Collaboration. Journal of medical Internet research, 21(2), e13269.
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    2019 George, P., Yun, O., Siow, K., Saxena, N., Heng, B., Car, J., & Lockwood, C. (2019). Is there scope for expanding the optometrist's scope of practice in Singapore? – A survey of optometrists, opticians in Singapore. Contact Lens and Anterior Eye.
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    2018 Kaur, P., Saxena, N., You, A., Wong, R., Lim, C., Loh, S., & George, P. (2018). Effect of multimorbidity on survival of patients diagnosed with heart failure: A retrospective cohort study in Singapore. BMJ Open, 8(5), 7 pages.
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    2018 George, P. P., Ooi, C. K., Leong, E., Jarbrink, K., Car, J., Lockwood, C., & George Gunapal, P. (2018). Return on investment in blended advanced cardiac life support training compared to face-to-face training in Singapore. Proceedings of Singapore Healthcare.
    2018 Saxena, N., George, P., Teo, K., Tan, W., Ng, C., Heng, B., . . . Chong, M. (2018). Evaluation of an integrated primary care-led dementia shared care program in Singapore: An effectiveness and cost-effectiveness study. Geriatrics and Gerontology International, 18(3), 479-486.
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    2017 Saxena, N., You, A., Zhu, Z., Sun, Y., George, P., Teow, K., . . . Choo, P. (2017). Singapore's regional health systems-a data-driven perspective on frequent admitters and cross utilization of healthcare services in three systems. International Journal of Health Planning and Management, 32(1), 36-49.
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    2016 Saxena, N., George, P., Hoon, H., Han, L., & Onn, Y. (2016). Burden of Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Its Economic Implications in Singapore in the Year 2030. Ophthalmic Epidemiology, 23(4), 232-237.
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    2016 George, P., Heng, B., Lim, T., Abisheganaden, J., Keong Ng, A., Verma, A., & Lim, F. (2016). Evaluation of a disease management program for COPD using propensity matched control group. Journal of Thoracic Disease, 8(7), 1661-1671.
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    2016 Gupta, H. V., Gupta, V. V., Kaur, G., Baidwan, A. S., George, P. P., Shah, J. C., . . . Bajaj, K. V. (2016). Effectiveness of 3% hypertonic saline nebulization in acute bronchiolitis among Indian children: A quasi-experimental study.. Perspectives in clinical research, 7(2), 88-93.
    DOI Europe PMC3
    2015 Bhat, N., Bapat, S., Asawa, K., Tak, M., Chaturvedi, P., Gupta, V., & George, P. (2015). The antiplaque efficacy of propolis-based herbal toothpaste: A crossover clinical study. Journal of Natural Science, Biology and Medicine, 6(2), 364-368.
    DOI Scopus6 Europe PMC4
    2015 Saxena, N., George, P., Heng, B., Lim, T., & Yong, S. (2015). Cost-effectiveness of anti-oxidant vitamins plus zinc treatment to prevent the progression of intermediate age-related macular degeneration. A Singapore perspective. Indian Journal of Ophthalmology, 63(6), 516-523.
    DOI Scopus3 WoS3 Europe PMC3
    2014 George, P., Heng, B., Wong, L., & Ng, C. (2014). Determinants of health-related quality of life among community dwelling elderly. Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore, 43(1), 3-10.
    Scopus4 WoS3 Europe PMC1
    2014 George, P., Papachristou, N., Belisario, J., Wang, W., Wark, P., Cotic, Z., . . . Car, J. (2014). Online eLearning for undergraduates in health professions: a systematic review of the impact on knowledge, skills, attitudes and satisfaction. Journal of Global Health, 4(1), 010406-1-010406-17.
    DOI WoS56 Europe PMC35
    2014 Rasmussen, K., Belisario, J., Wark, P., Molina, J., Loong, S., Cotic, Z., . . . Car, J. (2014). Offline eLearning for undergraduates in health professions: a systematic review of the impact on knowledge, skills, attitudes and satisfaction. Journal of Global Health, 4(1), 010405-1-010405-18.
    DOI WoS17 Europe PMC12
    2013 George, P., Oh, C., Loh, P., Heng, B., & Lim, F. (2013). Right-siting chronic kidney disease care - a survey of general practitioners in Singapore. Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore, 42(12), 646-656.
    Scopus4 WoS5 Europe PMC4
    2012 Wei Ling Ng, C., Heng, B., Molina, J., Wong, L., George, P., & Cheah, J. (2012). Demographic and lifestyle characteristics associated with nonwillingness to participate in health promotion programmes among adults of a lower socioeconomic status in Singapore. Global Health Promotion, 19(4), 9-19.
    DOI Scopus5 WoS5 Europe PMC2
    2012 Wong, L., Heng, B., Ng, C., Molina, J., George, P., & Cheah, J. (2012). Geriatric syndromes and depressed mood in lower-income Singaporeans with diabetes: implications for diabetes management and health promotion. Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore, 41(2), 67-76.
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    2012 George, P., Heng, B., De Castro Molina, J., Wong, L., Wei Lin, N., & Cheah, J. (2012). Self-reported chronic diseases and health status and health service utilization - results from a community health survey in Singapore. International Journal for Equity in Health, 11(1), 44-1-44-7.
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    2010 George, P., Molina, J., Cheah, J., Chan, S., & Lim, B. (2010). The evolving role of the community pharmacist in chronic disease management - A literature review. Annals of the Academy of Medicine Singapore, 39(11), 861-867.
    Scopus56 WoS42 Europe PMC25
    2009 Sathyamangalam, R., Paul, P., George, R., Baskaran, M., Hemamalini, A., Madan, R., . . . Lingam, V. (2009). Determinants of glaucoma awareness and knowledge in urban Chennai. Indian Journal of Ophthalmology, 57(5), 355-360.
    DOI Scopus43 WoS41 Europe PMC30
    2008 Uthra, S., Raman, R., Mukesh, B., Rajkumar, S., Padmaja, K., Paul, P., . . . Kumaramanickavel, G. (2008). Association of VEGF gene polymorphisms with diabetic retinopathy in a south Indian cohort. Ophthalmic Genetics, 29(1), 11-15.
    DOI Scopus45 WoS46 Europe PMC36
    2007 Uthra, S., Raman, R., Mukesh, B., Rajkumar, S., Kumari R, P., Agarwal, S., . . . Kumaramanickavel, G. (2007). Diabetic retinopathy and IGF-1 gene polymorphic cytosine-adenine repeats in a Southern Indian cohort. Ophthalmic Research, 39(5), 294-299.
    DOI Scopus17 Europe PMC14
    2007 Uthra, S., Raman, R., Mukesh, B., Padmaja, K., Paul, P., Lakshmipathy, P., . . . Kumaramanickavel, G. (2007). Intron 4 VNTR of endothelial nitric oxide synthase (eNOS) gene and diabetic retinopathy in type 2 patients in southern India. Ophthalmic Genetics, 28(2), 77-81.
    DOI Scopus27 Europe PMC19
    2007 Raman, R., Rani, P., Mahajan, S., Paul, P., Gnanamoorthy, P., Krishna, M., & Sharma, T. (2007). The tele-screening model for diabetic retinopathy: Evaluating the influence of mydriasis on the gradability of a single-field 45° digital fundus image. Telemedicine and e-Health, 13(5), 597-602.
    DOI Scopus11 Europe PMC8
    2007 Ve Ramesh, S., George, R., Soni, P., Palaniappan, L., Raju, P., Paul, P., . . . Vijaya, L. (2007). Population norms for frequency doubling perimetry with uncorrected refractive error. Optometry and Vision Science, 84(6), 496-504.
    DOI Scopus2 Europe PMC1
    2006 Paul, P., Raman, R., Rani, P., Deshmukh, H., & Sharma, T. (2006). Patient satisfaction levels during teleophthalmology consultation in rural south India. Telemedicine Journal and e-Health, 12(5), 571-576.
    DOI Scopus26 Europe PMC20
    2006 Rani, P., Raman, R., Manikandan, M., Mahajan, S., Paul, P., & Sharma, T. (2006). Patient satisfaction with tele-ophthalmology versus ophthalmologist-based screening in diabetic retinopathy. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare, 12(3), 159-160.
    DOI Scopus19 Europe PMC13
    2006 Agarwal, S., Raman, R., Kumari, R., Deshmukh, H., Paul, P., Gnanamoorthy, P., . . . Sharma, T. (2006). Diabetic retinopathy in type II diabetics detected by targeted screening versus newly diagnosed in general practice. Annals of the Academy of Medicine Singapore, 35(8), 531-535.
    Scopus19 Europe PMC12
    2006 Vijaya, L., George, R., Arvind, H., Baskaran, M., Raju, P., Ramesh, S., . . . McCarty, C. (2006). Prevalence and causes of blindness in the rural population of the Chennai Glaucoma Study. British Journal of Ophthalmology, 90(4), 407-410.
    DOI Scopus47 Europe PMC34
    2006 Vijaya, L., George, R., Arvind, H., Baskaran, M., Paul, P., Ramesh, S., . . . McCarty, C. (2006). Prevalence of angle-closure disease in a rural southern Indian population. Archives of Ophthalmology, 124(3), 403-409.
    DOI Scopus72 Europe PMC50
    2006 Coral, K., Raman, R., Rathi, S., Rajesh, M., Sulochana, K., Angayarkanni, N., . . . Ramakrishnan, S. (2006). Plasma homocysteine and total thiol content in patients with exudative age-related macular degeneration. Eye, 20(2), 203-207.
    DOI Scopus54 Europe PMC27
    2006 Joseph, B., Raman, R., Uthra, S., Jagadeesan, M., Ganesh, A., Paul, P., . . . Kumaramanickavel, G. (2006). Genotype-phenotype correlation analysis in retinoblastoma patients from India. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, 7(4), 619-622.
    Scopus4 Europe PMC3
    2005 Gouthaman, M., Raman, R., Kadambi, A., Padmajakumari, R., Paul, P., & Sharma, T. (2005). A customised portable LogMAR chart with adjustable chart illumination for use as a mass screening device in the rural population. Journal of Postgraduate Medicine, 51(2), 112-114.
    Scopus4 Europe PMC2
    2005 Agarwal, S., Mahajan, S., Rani, P., Raman, R., Paul, P., Kumaramanickavel, G., & Sharma, T. (2005). How high is the non-response rate of patients referred for eye examination from diabetic screening camps?. Ophthalmic Epidemiology, 12(6), 393-394.
    DOI Scopus8 Europe PMC5
    2005 Joseph, B., Paul, P., Elamparithi, A., Roy, J., Vidhya, A., Shanmugam, M., & Kumaramanickavel, G. (2005). Karyotyping in retinoblastoma - a statistical approach. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, 6(4), 468-471.
    Scopus1 Europe PMC1
    2005 Rani, P., Raman, R., Agarwal, S., Paul, P., Uthra, S., Margabandhu, G., . . . Sharma, T. (2005). Diabetic retinopathy screening model for rural population: awareness and screening methodology.. Rural and remote health, 5(4), 350.
    Scopus23 Europe PMC12
    2005 Vijaya, L., George, R., Paul, P., Baskaran, M., Arvind, H., Raju, P., . . . McCarty, C. (2005). Prevalence of open-angle glaucoma in a rural south Indian population. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 46(12), 4461-4467.
    DOI Scopus88 Europe PMC48
    2005 Raman, R., Mahajan, S., Kumari Rani, P., Agarwal, S., George, P. P., Gnanamoorthy, P., . . . Sharma, T. (2005). Telehealth Program for Diabetic Retinopathy in Rural South India: A Pilot Study. eHEALTH INTERNATIONAL.
    2005 Paul, P., George, R., Baskaran, M., Arvind, H., Augustian, M., Ve Ramesh, S., . . . Vijaya, L. (2005). A comparison of participants and non-participants in the Chennai glaucoma study-rural population. Ophthalmic Epidemiology, 12(2), 125-132.
    DOI Scopus5 Europe PMC4
    2005 Arvind, H., George, R., Baskaran, M., Raju, P., Ve Ramesh, S., Paul, P., & Vijaya, L. (2005). Erratum: Effect of cataract surgery with intraocular lens implant on frequency doubling perimetry (Current Eye Research (2005) 30 (123-125)). Current Eye Research, 30(11), 1033.
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    2005 Arvind, H., George, R., Raju, P., Ramesh, S., Baskaran, M., Paul, P., . . . Vijaya, L. (2005). Glaucoma in aphakia and pseudophakia in the Chennai Glaucoma Study. British Journal of Ophthalmology, 89(6), 699-703.
    DOI Scopus9 Europe PMC6
    2005 Arvind, H., George, R., Baskaran, M., Raju, P., Ve Ramesh, S., Paul, P., & Vijaya, L. (2005). Effect of cataract surgery with intraocular lens implant on frequency doubling perimetry. Current Eye Research, 30(2), 123-128.
    DOI Scopus4 Europe PMC2
    2005 Agarwal, S., Raman, R., Paul, P., Rani, P., Uthra, S., Gayathree, R., . . . Sharma, T. (2005). Sankara Nethralaya-Diabetic Retinopathy Epidemiology and Molecular Genetic Study (SN-DREAMS 1): Study design and research methodology. Ophthalmic Epidemiology, 12(2), 143-153.
    DOI Scopus64 Europe PMC43
    2004 Raju, P., Ve Ramesh, S., Arvind, H., George, R., Baskaran, M., Paul, P., . . . Vijaya, L. (2004). Prevalence of refractive errors in a rural south Indian population. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 45(12), 4268-4272.
    DOI Scopus76 Europe PMC44
    2004 Sripriya, S., Uthra, S., Sangeetha, R., George, R., Hemmamalini, A., Paul, P., . . . Kumaramanickavel, G. (2004). Low frequency of myocilin mutations in Indian primary open-angle glaucoma patients. Clinical Genetics, 65(4), 333-337.
    DOI Scopus33 Europe PMC16
    2003 Kumaramanickavel, G., Sripriya, S., Ramprasad, V., Upadyay, N., Paul, P., & Sharma, T. (2003). Z-2 aldose reductase allele and diabetic retinopathy in India. Ophthalmic Genetics, 24(1), 41-48.
    DOI Scopus40 Europe PMC27
    2003 Arvind, H., Raju, P., Paul, P., Baskaran, M., Ve Ramesh, S., George, R., . . . Vijaya, L. (2003). Pseudoexfoliation in south India. British Journal of Ophthalmology, 87(11), 1321-1323.
    DOI Scopus55 Europe PMC39
    2003 George, R., Paul, P., Baskaran, M., Ve Ramesh, S., Raju, P., Arvind, H., . . . Vijaya, L. (2003). Ocular biometry in occludable angles and angle closure glaucoma: A population based survey. British Journal of Ophthalmology, 87(4), 399-402.
    DOI Scopus116 Europe PMC80
    2003 Arvind, H., Paul, P., Raju, P., Baskaran, M., George, R., Balu, S., . . . McCarty, C. (2003). Methods and design of the Chennai Glaucoma Study. Ophthalmic Epidemiology, 10(5), 337-348.
    DOI Scopus40 Europe PMC28
    2002 Kumaramanickavel, G., Ramprasad, V., Sripriya, S., Upadyay, N., Paul, P., & Sharma, T. (2002). Association of Gly82Ser polymorphism in the RAGE gene with diabetic retinopathy in type II diabetic Asian Indian patients. Journal of Diabetes and its Complications, 16(6), 391-394.
    DOI Scopus60 Europe PMC37
  • Conference Papers

    Year Citation
    2014 Yong, S. O., Saxena, N., George, P. P., Heng, B. H., & Lim, T. H. (2014). Cost Effectiveness of Anti-Oxidant Vitamin plus Zinc Treatment to Prevent the Progression of Intermediate Dry AMD to its Wet Form. A Singapore Perspective.. In INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE Vol. 55 (pp. 4 pages). ASSOC RESEARCH VISION OPHTHALMOLOGY INC.
    2010 George, P., Molina, J., Heng, B., Tan, N., & Lim, T. (2010). BEVACIZUMAB FOR NEO-VASCULAR AGE RELATED MACULAR DEGENERATION-EVIDENCE SUMMARY. In VALUE IN HEALTH Vol. 13 (pp. A145). WILEY-BLACKWELL PUBLISHING, INC.
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