Pranavi Sreeramoju, M.D., M.P.H., is an Associate Professor of Internal Medicine-Infectious Diseases at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, and Chief of Infection Prevention at Parkland Health & Hospital System in Dallas, TX. Over nine years of career as a physician leader in the UTSW System, she has successfully initiated and led several system and campus-wide initiatives and programs to improve infection prevention processes and clinical outcomes. She has designed and implemented educational programs in healthcare epidemiology, and is a recipient of the Outstanding Teacher of the Year in Infectious Diseases award in 2011.
She currently chairs the Infection Prevention and Control Committee at Parkland Health & Hospital System and serves on a number of quality and infection control committees including the Texas Medical Association Council for Healthcare Quality, the Dallas County Infection Control and Antimicrobial Stewardship committee, the regional executive Quality Committee of the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council Foundation, and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America Public Policy and Government Affairs Committee.
She has mentored several residents, fellows, and students during her career.
Her research interests include quality and safety related to infections, healthcare epidemiology, culture of safety, outbreak investigation and control, and adaptive interventions such as positive deviance. Her work has been published in peer-reviewed healthcare epidemiology and infection control journals.
|Medical School||Jawaharlal Institute - India (1995), Medicine|
|Graduate School||Tulane University of Louisiana (2003), Public Health|
- Internal Medicine
- Adaptive Interventions including Positive Deviance
- Healthcare Epidemiology, Antimicrobial Stewardship and Infection Control
- Implementation Science
- Infection-related Occupational Health
- Quality Improvement and Patient Safety
Patwari P, Cutrell J, Bhaskaran A, Trevino S, Sreeramoju P Am J Infect Control 2014 May
Sreeramoju P, Fernandez-Rojas ME Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2013 Oct 34 10 1114-6
Cantey JB, Sreeramoju P, Jaleel M, Treviño S, Gander R, Hynan LS, Hill J, Brown C, Chung W, Siegel JD, Sánchez PJ J. Pediatr. 2013 Apr
Sreeramoju P Am. J. Med. Sci. 2013 Mar 345 3 239-44
Lee FM, Trevino S, Kent-Street E, Sreeramoju P Am J Infect Control 2013 Mar
Ramarathnam V, De Marco B, Ortegon A, Kemp D, Luby J, Sreeramoju P Am J Infect Control 2013 Jan
Pusch T, Kemp D, Trevino S, Button T, Sanchez P, Gander R, Sreeramoju P Am J Infect Control 2013 Jan 41 1 51-6
Cadena J, Sreeramoju P, Nair S, Henao-Martinez A, Jorgensen J, Patterson JE Diagn. Microbiol. Infect. Dis. 2012 Sep 74 1 16-21
Cadena J, Nair S, Henao-Martinez AF, Jorgensen JH, Patterson JE, Sreeramoju PV Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 2011 Dec 55 12 5430-2
Sreeramoju P, Porbandarwalla NS, Arango J, Latham K, Dent DL, Stewart RM, Patterson JE Am. J. Surg. 2011 Feb 201 2 216-20
Aspiration Pneumonia. In Healthcare-Associated Infections: A Case Based Approach to Diagnosis and Management, 1st ed.
Sreeramoju P (2012). New York, Oxford University Press
Honors & Awards
- Featured in Women in Medicine series in the Dallas Medical Journal
Each year, the Dallas County Medical Society profiles 3-4 women physicians in Dallas County. (2014)
- Division of Medicine-Infectious Diseases Teaching Award of the Year
This award is given by the outgoing class of Infectious Diseases fellows at UT Southwestern every year to a faculty member they thought contributed most to their learning during their fellowship. (2011)
- Award for outstanding research presentation
The study was related to the epidemiology of acute hepatitis B at a public healthcare system in San Antonio, TX. The award was in the category of junior faculty members in the Department of Medicine, given at the department’s Annual Research Day. (2007)
- Honors in Physiology, Biochemistry, Medicine, Pediatrics, Preventive Medicine
Awarded to the top 10th percentile of the class for excellent academic performance in medical school courses at the Jawaharlal Institute, Pondicherry, India (1989-1995)
- Academy Health (2014)
- American College of Medical Quality (2014)
- Dallas County Medical Society (2008)
- Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (2005)
- Society for Healthcare Epidemiology in America (2005)
- Texas Infectious Diseases Society (2005)
- Texas Medical Association (2005)
- Infectious Diseases Society of America (2003)