Researcher | Research Overview
Dr. Ganapathi carries out research in two areas:
- Immunocompromised/Transplant Infectious diseases: Dr. Ganapathi is involved in clinical research pertaining to infections in transplant recipients. This includes outcomes and quality improvement studies.
- Global Health: Dr. Ganapathi is initiating new projects with collaborators in India to improve linkage to care for adolescent injection drug users in various cities in North-East and North India. This work will also involve interventions to prevent early initiation into injecting drug use as well as harm reduction strategies, which are integral to prevent the spread of HIV and Hepatitis C in this population.
Researcher | Research Background
Dr. Ganapathi is dual trained in Infectious Diseases and Nephrology. Her clinical expertise is in infections affecting immunocompromised children and adolescents, including solid organ and stem cell transplant recipients. She also spends a part of her clinical time attending on the General Pediatrics Hospitalist Service. She has served on the Executive Committee of the Infectious Diseases Community of practice at the American Society of Transplantation, where she was involved in national initiatives. Dr. Ganapathi continue to work with both the AST and PIDS special interest groups to develop pediatric transplant infectious diseases specific curricula. She continues to also be involved in various global health education initiatives both locally as well as internationally.