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Sheeja Manchira Krishnan
Research Fellow



Sheeja is a research fellow at the Department of Health Sciences, University of York. She holds a PhD in Chemical Engineering, her thesis concentrated on estimating optimum therapeutic protocols for treating hepatitis C virus infection. Her main research interests include mathematical and statistical modelling of infectious diseases and immune responses. She is also interested in Bayesian methods for parameter inference. Her work at Public Health England for economic evaluation of gender neutral vaccination against human papilloma virus infection established her interest in using mathematical models in health economic evaluations.


  • B.Tech, Chemical Engineering, India
  • MS, Chemical Engineering, San Jose State University, CA, USA
  • PhD, Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India



Sheeja's research interests are in mathematical modelling of infectious diseases, immune response modelling, epidemiological modelling, Bayesian methods, decision analytic models for health economics


Sheeja is now working with the Health Services and Policy research group on projects that evaluate the cost effectiveness of self-management programme that aims to improve the everyday functioning for people with chronic pain and reduce the opioid use.

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Sheeja would be keen on supervising PhD candidates interested in the following:  mathematical modelling, statistics


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Sheeja Manchira Krishnan

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Dr Sheeja Manchira Krishnan
Research Fellow

Tel: 01904 32(1365)