Jasjit K. Multani
Jasjit Multani, M.P.H.
Scientist
Chemical Regulation & Food Safety
District of Columbia

Ms. Multani is trained in epidemiology and applied biostatistics. She is skilled in the development of epidemiologic study designs and data analysis plans, including variable selection and modeling methods. Ms. Multani has experience in qualitative and quantitative research modeling health outcomes using multivariable logistic, linear, and Poisson regressions techniques. She has advanced proficiency in SAS and Stata.

Prior to joining Exponent, Ms. Multani was a graduate research assistant at the Center for Health Policy, Columbia University School of Nursing. Her research focused on infection prevention and control in the long-term care setting that has been published in a peer-reviewed journal. Her responsibilities included systematic scientific literature reviews, managing complex data sets, conducting statistical analyses, and manuscript writing. Ms. Multani also has four years of healthcare experience in transfusion medicine. She ensured patient safety by providing accurate and timely transfusion services in collaboration with clinical staff. Ms. Multani also helped revise and improve Standard Operating Procedures.

CREDENTIALS & PROFESSIONAL HONORS

  • M.P.H., Columbia University, 2017
  • B.S., Clinical Laboratory Sciences, St. John’s University, 2012, summa cum laude
  • Third Place Oral Presentation, EPI Masters Student Day, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, October 2016.

    2011-2012 Siemens-ASCP Student Scholar Award

    Women in Science Scholar, St. John’s University, 2008-2012

LANGUAGES

  • Punjabi

Publications

Kaur J, Stone PW, Travers JL, Cohen CC, Herzig CTA. Influence of staff infection control training on infection-related quality measures in US nursing homes. Am J Infec Control. 2017 Sep 1;45(9):1035-1040.

Presentations

Kaur J. Impact of staff infection control training on infection-related quality measures in United States nursing homes. Poster presentation, 2017 New York City Epidemiology Forum, New York, 2017.

Prior Experience

Graduate Research Assistant, Columbia University School of Nursing, 2016-2017

Clinical Laboratory Scientist, Northwell Health, 2012-2016

Professional Affiliations

American Society for Clinical Pathology

Project Experience

Conducted dietary exposure assessments in support of Proposition 65 cases for acrylamide and lead.

Conducted research on the association between dietary patterns and health outcomes.

Conducted epidemiological analyses on Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services data to understand the relationship between staff infection prevention and control training and quality of care in nursing homes.

CREDENTIALS & PROFESSIONAL HONORS

  • M.P.H., Columbia University, 2017
  • B.S., Clinical Laboratory Sciences, St. John’s University, 2012, summa cum laude
  • Third Place Oral Presentation, EPI Masters Student Day, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, October 2016.

    2011-2012 Siemens-ASCP Student Scholar Award

    Women in Science Scholar, St. John’s University, 2008-2012

LANGUAGES

  • Punjabi