Dr. Soumyadeep Mukherjee

Soumyadeep Mukherjee
Department, Office, or School
Department of Health and Physical Education
  • Associate Professor


Postdoctoral Associate: Program in Public Health Stony Brook University (SBU) (Stony Brook,
New York, USA): Sep. 2016 to Aug. 2018

Examined long-term health impacts of traumatic childhood experiences among 9/11 responders including the longitudinal changes in posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms, cognitive aging, and physical strength

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.):  Public Health; August 2016, Florida International University (Miami, Florida, USA)

Concentration: Epidemiology; Secondary courses: Biostatistics; Health Promotion and Disease Prevention 

Topic of dissertation: Antenatal stressful life events and postpartum-depression in the United States: the role of women’s socioeconomic status at the state level

Diploma in Public Health (DPH): 2011, All India Institute of Hygiene and Public Health (Kolkata, West Bengal, India)
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS): 2007 Medical College, Kolkata (Kolkata, West Bengal, India)

Professional Associations

International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS)
American Public Health Association (APHA) - Mental Health, Epidemiology, School Health sections
Rhode Island Public Health Association
The National Postdoctoral Association
Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network, GHDonline
Indian Association of Preventive and Social Medicine (IAPSM)

Selected Publications

Mukherjee, S., McKinney, S., Darrow, W. (2018) AIDS and gay-related stigma among students attending a large Hispanic-serving university. Sexuality & Culturehttps://doi.org/10.1007/s12119-018-9516-4

Clouston S, Pietrzak R, Kotov R, Richards M, Spiro A, Scott S, Deri Y, Mukherjee S, Stewart C, Bromet E, Luft B. (2017). Traumatic exposures, posttraumatic stress disorder, and cognitive functioning in World Trade Center responders. Alzheimer’s & Dementia: Translational Research and Clinical Interventions. 3(4), 593–602. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trci.2017.09.001. PMID: 29201993; PMCID: PMC5700827

Trepka, M. J., Mukherjee, S., Beck-Sagué, C., Maddox, L. M., Fennie, K. P., Sheehan, D. M.,  & Lieb, S. (2017). Missed Opportunities for Preventing Perinatal Transmission of Human Immunodeficiency Virus, Florida, 2007-2014. Southern Medical Journal110(2), 116. PMID: 28158882

Mukherjee, S., Fennie, K., Coxe, S., Madhivanan, P., Trepka, M. (2017). Racial and ethnic differences in the relationship between antenatal stressful life events and postpartum depression among women in the United States: Does provider communication on perinatal depression minimize the risk? Ethnicity and Health, Jan 17: 1–24. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13557858.2017.1280137. PMID: 28095722

Mukherjee, S., Coxe, S., Fennie, K., Madhivanan, P., Trepka, M. Antenatal stressful life events and postpartum depressive symptoms in the United States: the role of women’s socioeconomic status indices at the state level. (In press). Journal of Women’s Health, 26(3): 276-285. PMID: 27875058

Mukherjee, S., Coxe, S., Fennie, K., Madhivanan, P., Trepka, M. (2016). Stressful life event experiences of pregnant women in the United States: A latent class analysis. Women’s Health Issues, 27(1): 83-92. PMID: 27810166

Madhivanan, P., Pierre-Victor, D., Mukherjee, S., Bhoite, P., Powell, B., Jean-Baptiste, N., Clarke, R., Avent, T., Krupp, K. (2016). HPV Vaccination and sexual disinhibition in females: A systematic review. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 51(3):373–83. PMID: 27130864

Mukherjee, S., Trepka, M., Pierre-Victor, D., Bahelah, R., Avent, T. (2016). Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Antenatal Depression in the United States: A Systematic Review. Maternal and Child Health Journal. 20(9): 1780–97. PMID: 27016352

+Pierre-Victor, D., Mukherjee, S., Bahelah, R., Madhivanan, P. (2014): Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Uptake among Males 11-26 Years in United States: Findings from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2011–2012. Vaccine. 32(49):6655–8. PMID: 25446825

Mukherjee, S., Pierre-Victor, D., Bahelah, R., Madhivanan, P. (2014): Mental Health issues among Pregnant Women in Correctional Facilities: A systematic review. Women and Health. 54(8):816–42. PMID: 25190332

Mukherjee, S., Madhivanan, P., Li, T., Srinivas, V., Jaykrishna, P., Arun, A., Krupp, K. (2014): Correlates of completing routine vaccination among children in Mysore, India. Journal of Infection and Public Health. 8(1):62–71. PMID: 25035093

Madhivanan, P., Srinivas, V., Marlow, L., Mukherjee, S., Narayanappa, D., Mysore, S., Arun, A., Krupp, K. (2014): Indian parents prefer vaccinating their daughters against HPV at older ages.  Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention. 15(1), 107–110. PMID: 24528008

Mukherjee, S. (2013): Comparing Adult Males and Females in the United States to Examine the Association between Body Mass Index and Frequent Mental Distress: An Analysis of Data from BRFSS 2011. Psychiatry Journal. Volume 2013, Article ID 230928, 11 pages http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/230928. PMID: 24350237 

Sadhukhan, S.K., Mukherjee, S. (2013) Women Empowerment and Health; An Experience in a Rural Community of West Bengal National Journal of Medical and Allied Sciences [NJMS] 2013; 2(1):1-9 eISSN: 2319–6335 

Book reviews and Newsletters (selected) 

Mukherjee, S. (2014): The Validation Breakthrough: Simple Techniques for Communicating with People with Alzheimer's-Type Dementia. Naomi Feil and Vicki de Klerk-Rubin. Baltimore, Maryland: Health Professions Press, 2012, 304 pages, $34.95 (paperback), ISBN: 978-1-932529-93-7. Educational Gerontology. 40 (6), 470–472 

Mukherjee, S. (2014): Doing Harder Time? The Experiences of an Ageing Male Prison Population in England and Wales. Natalie Mann. Ashgate Publishing, 2012, 141 pages, $99.95 (hard cover). Educational Gerontology. 40 (11), 858–860 

Mukherjee, S. A once in a lifetime experience that I would love to have again and again!  American Public Health Association Student Assembly, Special Edition 2014  

Professional Peer-reviewed Presentations (selected)

Mukherjee S, Clouston S, Bromet E, Luft B. Past experiences of getting bullied and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among World Trade Center (WTC) responders. 33rd Annual Meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies November 2017, Chicago, IL [Poster presentation]

Mukherjee S, Clouston S, Bromet E, Luft B. Experiences of getting bullied and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among World Trade Center (WTC) responders. New York City Epidemiology Forum (NYCEF) 2017, February 2017, New York University School of Medicine [Poster presentation] 

Mukherjee, S., Mc. Kinney, S., Darrow, W. AIDS and gay-related stigma among students attending a large Hispanic-serving university. American Public Health Association (APHA) 2016 Annual Meeting and Exposition, October-November 2016, Denver, CO [Oral presentation] 

Mukherjee, S., Coxe, S., Fennie, K., Madhivanan, P., Trepka, M. Stressful life event experiences of pregnant women in the United States: A latent class analysis. (2016). Epidemiology Congress of the Americas, June 2016, Miami, FL [Poster presentation]

Mukherjee, S.; Pierre-Victor, D.; Bahelah, R.; Trepka, M.J. (2014): Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Antenatal Depression in the United States: A Systematic Review. Mental Health section; 142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition, Nov. 15–19, 2014, New Orleans, LA. [Oral presentation] 

Pierre-Victor, D.; Mukherjee, S.; Bahelah, R.; Madhivanan, P. (2014): Risk Compensation Following Sexually Transmitted Infections Prevention Interventions: A Systematic Review. Poster session 2, Society for Epidemiological Research 47th Annual Meeting, June 24–27, 2014, Seattle, Washington. [Poster presentation] 

Mukherjee, S. (2013). Mental health and substance use among US adults: An analysis of 2011 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey. Global Health and Other Health Care Student Projects Roundtable. 141st APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition, November 2013,Boston, MA 

Mukherjee, S., Krupp, K., Srinivas, V., Jayakrishna, P., Shaheen , R., Arun, A., Bhavana Niranjakumar, B., Madhivanan, P.(2013). Correlates of completing routine vaccination among children in Mysore, India. Global Health and Other Health Care Student Projects Roundtable. APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition, November 2013, Boston, MA 

Reviewer/Judge/Editorial role (selected) 

Women’s Health Issues (manuscript reviewer)
Reviewer for film submissions to the American Public Health Association (APHA)-Global Public Health Film Festival 2018
Long Island Science & Engineering Fair (LISEF) 2018(judged behavioral science projects)
Public Health (manuscript reviewer)
Scientific Reports (manuscript reviewer)
Archives of Women's Mental Health (manuscript reviewer)
BMC Pediatrics (manuscript reviewer) 
Journal of Affective Diseases (manuscript reviewer)                                                                           
Psychiatry Research (manuscript reviewer)
Women & Health (manuscript reviewer)
Maternal and Child Health Journal (manuscript reviewer)
American Public Health Association (APHA) - Student Assembly (abstract reviewer)   ​​



HPE 307: Dynamics and Determinants of Disease
HPE 419: Practicum in Community Health
HPE 500: Introduction to Health Education and Health Promotion
Deep has also taught a graduate-level Introduction to Research Methods course in SBU 


Awards, scholarships, and honors

Winner in the written category in The Flame ChallengeTM 2018; a competition started by Alan
Alda, in which scientists from all over the world submit entries to communicate familiar
yet complex scientific concepts in ways that are understandable to an 11-year-old
Dissertation Year Fellowship (DYF), Florida International University (FIU): Summer 2016
University-Wide Scholarship, FIU, 2016
Student Government Association (SGA) Graduate Scholarship from FIU: 2014-15
Selected in the 2nd cohort of Academy of Graduates for Integrative Learning Experiences (AGILE), University Graduate School, FIU, 2014.
American Public Health Association (APHA)-Student Assembly scholarship to attend APHA Annual Meeting 2013
Presidential Fellowship from FIU, 2011-2014    

Research Interests

Social determinants of mental and behavioral health

Mental health issues related to pregnancy, childbirth, and in the postpartum period

Barriers to and facilitators of  vaccination, focusing on Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination

Health disparities research (including disparities based on race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender)

Stigmatization and health

Prevention of bullying and other forms of violence in schools

Suicide prevention and mental health promotion in college campuses        

Research Support & Funding Received/Applied For

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (Mukherjee PI; applied for): submitted proposal under the “pioneering ideas” category in October 2017 proposing a study on the mental health of spouses/intimate partners of WTC responders, their intimate partner relationship quality, and level of cytokines in blood

NIH Director’s Early Independence Award (Mukherjee PI; applied for): submitted in August 2017; one of two finalists from Stony Brook University (SBU) Mental health and relationship quality among spouses of World Trade Center responders: A longitudinal study of partnership dynamics

R01AG058595-01 (Clouston PI; Mukherjee Co-I; applied for) Social inequalities and the onset of Alzheimer's pathology: The role of Race/Ethnicity, cognitive reserve, and
occupational complexity. Received an impact score of 43; 35 percentile

R01 AG049953 (Clouston PI; Mukherjee Co-I) 05/15/15-01/31/20 6.0 Calendar 
A life course approach to integrating trauma and cognitive aging: A cohort of 9/11 responders Examining risk of cognitive limitations and of longitudinal declines in cognitive functioning among WTC responders in relation to PTSD; examining whether childhood adversities can explain these associations

P01 AG 043362, NIA (Clouston Stony Brook PI; Mukherjee Co-I) 07/01/13-06/30/18 6.0 Calendar Integrative Analysis of Longitudinal Studies on Aging Study of the role of social determinants of cognitive aging, examine the role of context in slowing or hastening aging, and develop methodologies of understanding variability in replication efforts around the world   


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