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Associated member

Dr. sc. hum. Robin Nesbitt



2011-2015 Doctoral student in Epidemiology, Institute of Global Health, Heidelberg
2015 Dr. sc. hum. in Epidemiology
2009–2010 MSc Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
2003–2007 BASc Biomedical Science and Humanistic Studies, McGill University, Canada



Nesbitt RC, Lohela TJ, Soremekun S, Vesel L, Manu A, Okyere E, Grundy C, Amenga-Etego S, Owusu-Agyei S, Kirkwood B, Gabrysch S. (2016): The influence of distance and quality of care on place of delivery in rural Ghana. Scientific Reports, 6, 30291; doi:10.1038/srep30291.

Sparling TM, Henschke N, Nesbitt RC, Gabrysch S. (2016): The role of diet and nutritional supplementation in perinatal depression: a systematic review. Matern Child Nutr., 2016 Feb 3. doi: 10.1111/mcn.12235. [Epub ahead of print]

Lohela TJ, Nesbitt RC, Manu A, Vesel L, Okyere E, Kirkwood B, Gabrysch S. (2016): Competence of health workers in emergency obstetric care: an assessment using clinical vignettes in Brong Ahafo region, Ghana. BMJ Open,  16:105; 6:e010963. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2015-010963.

Schoeps A, Kynast-Wolf G, Nesbitt RC, Müller O, Sié A, Becher H (2015): Decreasing Disparities in Infant Survival Using Surveillance Data from Burkina Faso. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2015 May;92(5):1038-44. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.14-0390. Epub 2015 Mar 23

Nesbitt RC, Lohela TJ, Manu A, Vesel L, Okyere E, Edmond K, Owusu-Agyei S, Kirkwood B, Gabrysch S (2013): Quality along the continuum: A health facility assessment of intrapartum and postnatal care in Ghana. PLoS One, 8(11): e81089. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0081089.

Chang F, Prytherch H, Nesbitt RC, Wilder-Smith A. (2013) HIV-related travel restrictions: trends and country characteristics. Glob Health Action, 6:20472. doi: 10.3402/gha.v6i0.20472.

Nesbitt RC, Mackey S, Kuper H, Muhit M, Murthy GV. (2012) Predictors of referral uptake in children with disabilities in Bangladesh--exploring barriers as a first step to improving referral provision. Disabil Rehabil, 34 (13):1089-95. doi: 10.3109/09638288.2011.634943.