Rizwana Biviji

Lecturer
Faculty
DTPHX Campus
Mailcode
9020

Biography

Rizwana Biviji completed her PhD in Health Policy and Management from Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health, Indianapolis and M.S. in Nutrition Science from Indiana University Bloomington. She has over seven years of experience in higher education and academia. Her primary research interests are maternal/child health and health informatics. Her research focuses on the “use of innovative technologies to overcome healthcare access barriers among the prenatal and postpartum populations”. In addition, she is involved in research projects within the areas of health disparities, policy/program evaluation, and global health. 

She teaches Biostatistics, Health Communication, Health Disparities and Global Healthcare Systems using both online and in-person modalities. 

Outside of work, she enjoys traveling, reading, music, yoga, and taking long walks with her husband.

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Research Interests

mHealth/eHealth, Maternal and Child Health, Health Policy, Health Disparities 

Publications

  • Biviji R, Vest JR, Dixon BE, Cullen T, Harle CA. Factors Related to User Ratings and User Downloads of Mobile Apps for Maternal and Infant Health: Cross-Sectional Study. JMIR Mhealth Uhealth 2020;8(1):e15663. doi: 10.2196/15663

  • Biviji R, Vest JR, Dixon BE, Cullen T, Harle CA. Content analysis of behavior change techniques in maternal and infant health apps. Translational Behavioral Medicine 2020; ibaa039. doi: 10.1093/tbm/ibaa039 

Courses

Fall 2020
Course Number Course Title
HCD 303 Global Health Care Systems
PBH 422 Health Disparities
Summer 2020
Course Number Course Title
HCD 300 Biostatistics
HCD 303 Global Health Care Systems
HCD 310 Health Communication
Spring 2020
Course Number Course Title
HCD 300 Biostatistics
HCD 310 Health Communication
PBH 422 Health Disparities
CHS 494 Special Topics