Skip Navigation

Rachana Bhattarai

Graduate Assistant Research


Phone: (979) 845-3240

Mailstop: 4458

Department: VIBS

Photo of Bhattarai, Rachana


  • Applied Statistics Certificate, Texas A&M University, 2012
  • Graduate Certificate in GIS, Texas A&M University, 2012
  • M.S. (Epidemiology), Texas A&M University, 2010
  • BVSc & AH (Veterinary degree), Tribhuvan University, Nepal 2007

Job Functions

  • Graduate Assistant - Teaching

Scholarly Interests

Burden of disease, DALY, spatial and analytical epidemiology, parasitic zoonoses and infectious diseases, Neurocysticercosis


Notes from the field: two cases of Legionnaires’ disease in newborns after water births—Arizona, 2016.
Granseth, Geoffrey, Bhattarai, Rachana, Sylvester, Tammy, Prasai, Siru, Livar, Eugene
MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report. DOI: 2017
Cost of neurocysticercosis patients treated in two referral hospitals in Mexico City, Mexico
Bhattarai, Rachana, Carabin, Hélène, Proano, Jefferson V, Flores‐Rivera, Jose, Corona, Teresa, Flisser, Ana, Budke, Christine M
Tropical Medicine & International Health. 2015
A systematic review of the literature on cystic echinococcosis frequency worldwide and its associated clinical manifestations
Budke, Christine M, Carabin, Hélène, Ndimubanzi, Patrick C, Nguyen, Hai, Rainwater, Elizabeth, Dickey, Mary, Bhattarai, Rachana, Zeziulin, Oleksandr, Qian, Men-Bao
The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene. 2013
The burden of cysticercosis
Bhattarai, Rachana, Carabin, Hélène, Budke, Christine
DOI: 10.5772/51668. 2013
Estimating the non-monetary burden of neurocysticercosis in Mexico
Bhattarai, Rachana, Budke, Christine M, Carabin, Hélène, Proaño, Jefferson V, Flores-Rivera, Jose, Corona, Teresa, Ivanek, Renata, Snowden, Karen F, Flisser, Ana
PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 2012
Estimating the Burden of Neurocysticercosis in Mexico
Bhattarai, Rachana
Quality of life in patients with neurocysticercosis in Mexico.
Bhattarai R, Budke CM, Carabin H, Proaño JV, Flores-Rivera J, Corona T, Cowan LD, Ivanek R, Snowden KF, Flisser A
Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2011 84(5):782-6.

Request Update