Rana Chakraborty, M.D., D.Phil.

  1. Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist

Rana Chakraborty, M.D., D.Phil., is a pediatric infectious disease specialist, with sub-specialty interest in immunology and HIV. His clinical focus includes:

  • Expertise in management of HIV in children and adolescents, and perinatal infections.
  • Coordination of care and management of infectious diseases in patients with underlying complex conditions including bone and solid organ transplantation and newborn prematurity.
  • Promoting understanding of infectious disease conditions, empowering patients to become partners in managing their health, particularly adolescents and young adults.
  • Promoting the importance of immunization of vaccine-preventable conditions on a local, state-wide, and nationwide scale.

In addition to his clinical activities, Dr. Chakraborty is active in research and education. His NIH-funded lab investigates placental immunology in the context of HIV, Cytomegalovirus and Zika Virus. He provides mentorship to graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, residents, clinical fellows, and junior faculty. He has over a 100-peer reviewed publications, many in high-impact scientific journals.

  1. HIV/AIDS
  2. Infection in the immunocompromised
  3. Infectious disease
  1. 2002
    D.PhilOxford University
  2. 1991
    MScRoyal Postgraduate Medical School, University of London
  3. 1990
    MDAntigua School of Medicine

Certificaciones

  1. 2001
    Pediatric Infectious DiseasesAmerican Board of Pediatrics
  2. 1996
    PediatricsAmerican Board of Pediatrics

Reconocimientos y distinciones

  1. 2017
    Faculty Excellence Recognition, Emory University School of Medicine
  2. 2017
    Chair Faculty Committee on Appointments and Promotions – Clinical and Medical Educator and Service Tracks. Emory University School of Medicine
  3. 2017
    Developed a resolution for the Annual Leadership Forum entitled Protect Children of Migrants. Voted by 199 AAP leaders as the 2nd top resolution out of 67 resolutions. http://www.aappublications.org/news/2017/03/15/ALFResolutions031517 Annual Leadership Forum, American Academy of Pediatrics
  4. 2014
    Educational Excellence at the Annual Leadership Forum of the AAP for the Committee on Pediatric AIDS
  5. 2014
    Young Member Involvement at the Annual Leadership Forum of the AAP for the Committee on Pediatric AIDS
  6. 2013
    Innovation Award at the Annual Leadership Forum of the AAP for the Committee on Pediatric AIDS
  7. 2012
    Clinical Innovation Award, Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine
  8. 2007
    Clinical Excellence Award St George’s NHS Trust
  9. 2006
    St George’s NHS Training and Equipment Committee

Membresía en asociaciones profesionales

  1. 2018 - present
    MemberInfectious Disease Society of America
  2. 2017 - 2018
    ChairFaculty Committee on Appointments and Promotions – Clinical and Medical Educator and Service Tracks. Emory University School of Medicine
  3. 2016 - 2018
    FacultyCommittee on Appointments and Promotions – Clinical and Medical Educator and Service Tracks. Emory University School of Medicine
  4. 2016 - present
    MemberAAP Committee on Forum Management
  5. 2015 - present
    MemberAAP Pediatric Global Health Leadership
  6. 2015 - 2018
    MemberResearch Steering Committee Grady Infectious Diseases Program, Atlanta,
  7. 2015 - 2017
    ChairResearch Committee of the CDC Elimination of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV/AIDS
  8. 2015 - 2016
    LiaisonAAP Liaison to DHHS Panel on Treatment of HIV-Infected Pregnant Women and Prevention of Perinatal Transmission
  9. 2015 - present
    Panel MemberDHHS Panel on Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Exposed and HIV-Infected Children
  10. 2014 - present
    ChairAAP Section for International Medical Graduates
  11. 2014 - present
    MemberAmerican Pediatric Society/Society for Pediatric Research
  12. 2013 - present
    Board MemberAntigua School of Medicine
  13. 2012 - 2018
    Committee MemberClinical Competency Committee, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
  14. 2012 - 2018
    ChairFaculty Diversity Committee, Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine
  15. 2012 - present
    Workgroup MemberPediatric HIV Surveillance Working Group
  16. 2012 - 2016
    ChairAAP Committee on Pediatric AIDS
  17. 2012 - present
    Panel MemberDHHS Panel on Pediatric Antiretroviral Therapy and Management Guidelines
  18. 2011 - 2017
    MemberCDC Elimination of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV/AIDS
  19. 2010 - present
    MemberGeorgia AAP Section on Pediatric Infectious Diseases
  20. 2010 - 2013
    Committee MemberResearch Affairs Committee, Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society
  21. 2009 - 2016
    Board MemberEmpowerment Resource Center
  22. 2009 - 2012
    Council MemberPerinatal HIV Advisory Council, Department of Health
  23. 2008
    Committee MemberClinical Steering Committee, Grady Infectious Diseases Program
  24. 2008 - present
    Task Force MemberInfectious Diseases in Pregnancy Screening Program: Syphilis Task Group
  25. 2008 - present
    Committee MemberDHHS Panel on Treatment of HIV-Infected Pregnant Women and Prevention of Perinatal Transmission
  26. 2008 - present
    MemberEmory Center for AIDS Research
  27. 2008 - present
    MemberCenter for AIDS Research, Emory University
  28. 2008 - present
    MemberGA Chapter for the AAP
  29. 2007 - 2009
    LiaisonExecutive Committee for the Society for International Child Health
  30. 2007 - 2009
    MemberBritish HIV Association (BHIVA) Perinatal Committee
  31. 2006 - 2012
    LiaisonSociety for International Child Health
  32. 2006 - 2009
    TreasurerChildren’s HIV Association of the UK
  33. 2006 - 2009
    MemberEuropean Society on Paediatric Infectious Diseases
  34. 2006 - 2008
    Committee MemberSpecialist Training Committee for the London Deanery
  35. 2006 - 2008
    TutorRoyal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
  36. 2005 - 2008
    RepresentativeSt George’s Hospital Transfusion committee
  37. 2005 - 2007
    RepresentativeClinical IT Committee in St George’s NHS Trust
  38. 2005 - present
    MemberRoyal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
  39. 2004 - 2009
    Board MemberNyumbani UK
  40. 2004 - 2008
    Committee MemberHepatitis committee for South West London Health Protection Unit
  41. 2004 - 2008
    RepresentativeUK representative and country contact for AAP subsection on International Child Health
  42. 2003 - 2013
    MemberChildren’s HIV Association of the UK
  43. 2002 - present
    Member Pediatric European Network for Treatment of AIDS
  44. 2002 - present
    MemberBritish Paediatric Allergy Infection and Immunity Group
  45. 2001 - 2002
    MemberInternational AIDS Society
  46. 1997 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Pediatrics
  47. 1997 - present
    MemberBritish HIV Association and Children’s HIV Association
  48. 1996 - present
    MemberPediatric Infectious Diseases Society

Publicaciones

Actividades de investigación

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