Pinaki Panigrahi, MD, PhD

Professor, Department of Epidemiology, and Pediatrics, Director Center for Global Health and Development

University of Nebraska Medical Center
College of Public Health

Professional Summary

  • 2010-Present Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Director Center for Global Health and Development, UNMC
  • 1997-2010 Associate Professor with tenure, Department of Pediatrics and Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, UMB
  • 1993-1996 Assistant Professor, tenure track, Department of Pediatrics, UMB 
  • 1989-1992 Fellow, Division of Infectious Diseases/Center for Vaccine Development, UMB
  • 1986-1987 Teaching Fellow, Hybridoma Technology Resource Center, Univ of Maryland, College Park
  • 1985-1989 Guest Researcher, Department of Pathology, Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland
  • 1985-1989 Graduate Research Assistant, Microbiology Laboratories, Univ of Maryland, College Park, Maryland
  • 1981-1982 Post Graduate Pediatrics Clinical Training, MKCG Medical College Hospital, India
  • 1982-1984 Post Graduate Pediatrics Clinical Training, SVP Post Graduate Institute of Pediatrics, Cuttack, India

Education

  • PhD  Microbiology, University of Maryland, College Park, 1989
  • MD  Medicine, MKCG Medical College, India, 1981
  • ISc    Pre-Med, B.J.B. College, Bhubaneswar, India, 1976

Research Interests

  • Pathogenesis of Infectious and Inflammatory Diseases of the G.I. tract
  • International Health
  • Human research protection and clinical trials

Selected Publications

  • Panigrahi P, Parida S, Pradhan L, Mohapatra SS, Misra PR, Johnson JA, Chaudhry R,   Taylor S, Hansen NI, Gewolb IH. 2008. Long-term colonization of a Lactobacillus     plantarum   synbiotic preparation in the neonatal gut. J Pediatr Gastro Enterol Nutr. Jul. 47(1):45-53.
  • Panigrahi P, Braileanu GT, Chen H, and Stine OC. 2007. Probiotic bacteria change E. coli-   induced gene expression in cultured colonocytes: implications in intestinal pathophysiology.    World J Gastroenterol. 2007. Dec. 13(47):6370-6378.
  • Elizabeth M McClure, Linda L Wright, Robert L Goldenberg, Shivaprasad S Goudar, Sailajanandan N Parida, Imtiaz Jehan, Antoinette Tshefu, Elwyn Chomba, Fernando Althabe, Ana Garces, Hillary Harris, Richard J Derman, Pinaki Panigrahi, Cyril Engmann, Pierre Buekens, Michael Hambidge, Waldemar A Carlo. The global network: a prospective study of stillbirths in developing countries. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2007 Sep ;197 (3):247.e1-5 17826406 s.
  • Chen Y, Bystricky P, Adeyeye J, Panigrahi P, Ali A, Johnson JA, Bush C, Morris JG Jr. and O C Stine 2007. The Capsule biogenesis genes are embedded in the LPS region In non-O1 Vibrio cholerae NRT36S. BMC Microbiology. 2007, 7:20.
  • Saroj K Mishra, Radhanath Satpathy, Pinaki Panigrahi. Malaria awareness of village health workers from Sundargarh in Orissa - the state contributing half of the malaria-related deaths in India. Trop Doct. 2007 Apr ;37 (2):126-7 17540112

Professional Affiliations

  • Society for Pediatric Research, USA
  • American Society for Microbiology
  • Infectious Diseases Society of America
  • The Royal Society of Medicine, UK
  • The Royal Society of Medicine, Pediatrics Chapter, UK
  • Sigma Xi

Contact Pinaki Panigrahi
Pinaki Panigrahi College of Public Health

984341 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-4341
Phone: 402-559-2328
Email: ppanigrahi@unmc.edu

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