Dr. Sonali Sarkar

Dr. Sonali Sarkar
Preventive and Social Medicine
Medical Registration number: 
MCI 13145
Academic Qualifications: 


Special Area of Interest: 
TB, MCH, Palliative care

1. Krishnamoorthy Y, Ezhumalai K, Murali S, Rajaa S, Jose M, Sathishkumar A, et al. Prevalence and risk factors associated with latent tuberculosis infection among household contacts of smear positive pulmonary tuberculosis patients in South India. Trop Med Int Health. 2021 Oct 15.

2. Krishnamoorthy Y, Knudsen S, Rajaa S, Lakshminarayanan S , Senbagavalli PB, Ellner J, et al. Accuracy of Timika X-ray scoring system to predict the treatment outcomes among tuberculosis patients in India. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis. 2021.

3. Rajaa S, Krishnamoorthy Y, Knudsen S, Roy G, Ellner J, Horsburgh CR, et al. Prevalence and factors associated with diabetes mellitus among tuberculosis patients in South India—a cross-sectional analytical study. BMJ Open. 2021 Oct 1;11(10).
4. Raghupathy K, Knudsen S, Ellner J, Horsburgh RC, Hochberg N, Salgame P, Chinnakali P, Prakash Babu S, Sarkar S. Reasons for refusal among patients with tuberculosis and their household contacts to participate in an observational cohort study. Perspect Clin Res 2021 Oct;12(4):234-35.
5. Murali S, Krishnamoorthy Y, Knudsen S, Roy G, Ellner J, Horsburgh CR, et al. Comparison of profile and treatment outcomes between elderly and non-elderly tuberculosis patients in Puducherry and Tamil Nadu, South India. PLoS One. 2021 Aug;16(8):e0256773.
6. Surendran G, Rehman T, Eliyas S, Sarkar S. Neonatal Tetanus among Nomadic Populations in India: An Insight into Socio-political Roadblocks and Pitfalls in Healthcare. International Journal of Health Systems and Implementation Research. 2021 Jul 13;5(1):21–6.
7. Subramanian S, Sarkar S, Vijayageetha M, Adhinarayanan S. Experiences of Volunteers and Patient Satisfaction in Home Based Palliative Care, Puducherry, South India—A Descriptive Qualitative Study. J Palliat Care. 2021 Jun 23.
8. N. Roy, Y. Krishnamoorthy,S. Rajaa,K. Ezhumalai,S. Madhusudhanan et al. Health-related quality of life and its effect on TB treatment outcomes. INT J TUBERC LUNG DIS. 2021 Apr 1;25(4):318-320.
9. Sinha P, Lönnroth K, Bhargava A, Heysell SK, Sarkar S, Salgame P, et al. Food for thought: addressing undernutrition to end tuberculosis. Lancet Infect Dis. 2021 Mar 23;S1473-3099(20)30792-1.
10. Cathrine John Marie, Senbagavalli PB*, Komala Ezhumalai, Selby Knudsen2, C. Robert Horsburgh, Natasha S et al. Potential drug-drug interactions between anti–tubercular and non-tubercular drugs among patients with pulmonary tuberculosis in Puducherry and Tamil Nadu. EJMR. 2021, 8(1), 427-440.

Positions Held: 

Member Secretary, JSAC