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Assiciate Professor of Pediatrics Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center
1200 Everett drive, 7th Floor, Neonatal Section, United States of America 73104
Since July 2005, I am an Associate Professor of Pediatrics/Neonatal Section at Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK, USA. I am also the Medical Director of PremieR Clinic and Neonate Clinic. I am also the Principal Investigator (PI) for Oklahoma Infant Transition Program (OITP) and Oklahoma Areawide systems Information Systems (OASIS). I am Board Certified in both Pediatrics and Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine. I am also a Senior Disability Analyst and Diplomate.
Recent Research activitiesCurrent (funded)New:1. Recipient of CATCH grant of AAP for 2012- Medical Home for Neonatal ICU graduates2. PI: Title of the Project: Is Disability Status Upon Discharge from the NICU, a Risk Factor for Child Maltreatment? A comprehensive Examination of Risk Factors in a High Risk Population; completed; 3 manuscripts in preparation3. Co- Investigator for “Neonatal Allo-immune Thrombocytopenia”- Intravenous Immunoglobulin Therapy- Risk based strategy and outcome (NAT Study); PI: Jean Goodman, M.D; MFM at OUHSC
Unfunded Studies1. PI: Title: Relationship of Caffeine Dosing with Serum Alkaline Phosphatase Levels in Extremely Low Birth Weight Infants. Status: Completed; Abstract submitted to PAS (Pediatric Academic Societies) and PHA (Pediatric Hospital Medicine); Platform presentation and poster presentation at the Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group Meeting in Memphis TN, on March 18th. Co-PI: Jamie Miller, R.Ph; Co-Investigator: Marilyn Escobedo, M.D2. PI: Title: Risk Factors for Necrotizing Enterocolitis in the Late Preterm Infants as Compared to Term Infants. Completed; Abstract submitted to PAS and PHA3. PI for OUHSC with Co-PI: Patricia Williams, in a multi-centered project; Title: The Vermont Oxford Network Extremely Low Birth Weight Infant Follow-Up Project5. Working as a lead author, with Dr. David Parham, Pediatric Pathologist, OUHSC and Dr. J. Thomas Stocker, Pediatric pathologist, Bethesda, Maryland; a case report (6 cases) and literature review on “Congenital Alveolar Capillary Dysplasia”6. PI: Title: The Effects of Musical Tones and Sequences on the Neuro-developmental Outcome in the Very Low Birth Weight Infants; Status: IRB applied and Grant applied. Co-PI: Susan Bedwell, MS, APN, at OUMC
Completed1. Co- Investigator for “NIPPV study” (Nasal Positive Pressure Ventilation in Preterm Infants with Respiratory Distress Syndrome)- a multi-center study; PI: R. Ramanathan, M.D; Center’s PI: Kris Sekar, M.D.
2005–Present: Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Section Neonatal- Perinatal Medicine, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Oklahoma City, OK2001–2005: Clinical Associate Professor, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI1987 – 2001: Clinical Assistant Professor, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
Varied interests including Neuro developmental outcome, Asphyxia Neonatorum, Music Therapy, Car Bed- Car Seat Safety Test, Neonal Sepsis scoring system, Group B Strep sepsis, C-Reactive protein, Novel teaching techniques, Late Preterm Infant, Necrotizing Enterocolitis, Congenital alveolar Capillary Dysplasia etc
Extremely interested in teaching and developing new teaching techniques etc. Won Best Teacher awards (x 2) and several cetificates.PUBLICATIONSOriginal Contributions (Peer-Reviewed)1. Nandyal, R: “Update on Group B Streptococcal Infections: Perinatal and Neonatal Periods”- Journal of Perinatal Neonatal Nursing, Vol.22, No.3, pp 230-237 (Aug’ 08)2. Nandyal, R, Beaver S, Becker W, Orlando L, Spiedel L, Kirby R, and Byker S: “Neurological and Neurodevelopmental Outcome of Marked Hyperbilirubinemia During Infancy”- Journal of Perinatology 2000: 2: 140-141Reviewer:1. Journal: Therapeutics and Clinical Risk Management- 20092. Journal: Eastern Journal of Medicine- 20093. Journal: Clinical Audit- 20094. A chapter in Briggs: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation- 6/e (Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins publication)Authored or Co-authored Publications (Not Peer Reviewed)1. In Print. Multidisciplinary Approach to a Late Preterm Infant- NPA Steering Committee2. “Caring for the Late Preterm Infant”- A clinical Practice Guideline: Oklahoma Infant Alliance, September 2010 (www.Oklahomainfantalliance.org), including a Tool Kit3. Neonatal check lists (8 sets of NCL) for the daily NICU use for the residents and NNPs, including Newborn ABCDs for the discharge guidelines- July 2010.4. Raja’s Quiz (27 sets each with 5 to 7 questions to help the Neonatal Fellows in preparing for their Boards)- 20054 Abstracts were submitted to PAS and PHA- recentlyPosters:1. Nandyal R, Miller J, Anderson M, and Escobedo M: Relationship of Caffeine dosing with Serum Alkaline Phosphatase levels in Extremely Low Birth-Weight Infants”- at the 5th Annual Pediatrics Research Day, O.U College of Medicine, May 26, 20112. Nandyal R, Owora A, Risch E, Bonner B, Chaffin M, McCaffree M, Ernst K and Gillaspy S: Care giving Burden as a Predictor of Future Child Maltreatment: A cross sectional Study In a Neonatal Intensive care Unit, Oklahoma University Medical Center- at the 5th Annual Pediatrics Research Day3. Nandyal R, Durrani S, Elamin B, Anderson M, Armstrong J and Safarulla A: “Risk factors for Necrotizing Enterocolitis in the Late Preterm Infants”- at the 5th Annual Pediatrics Research Day4. Risch E, Owora A, Nandyal R, Bonner B and Chaffin M: Risk for Varying Types of Child Maltreatment in a Cross-Sectional Sample from the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit of Oklahoma University Medical Center- at the 5th Annual Pediatrics Research DayPRESENTATIONS:Local1. “The Unfinished Master Piece” at “Every Week Counts Conference”- sponsored by Oklahoma Hospital Association, March Of Dimes, Preparing for a Lifetime and Office of Perinatal Quality Improvement- Jul 22 20112. “Late Preterm Infant- The Great Pretender”- STILLWATER Medical Center CME- May 24 20113. “NICU Grad-Simply New Kid in Town?”- Changing Seasons in Neonatology- Sponsored by Neonatal Section, OUHSC- Oct 23 20094. “NICU Graduate: Simply New Kid in town?” Newborn Medicine Today: What Every Practitioner should know- May 8-9, 20095. “Approach to a Neonate with Respiratory Distress”- presented at 44th annual OSRC (Oklahoma State Respiratory Care) Meeting on Jun 13 20086. “Neonatal X-ray Interpretation”- Changing Seasons in Neonatology: A new Century in Neonatal Care- at Ross Learning Center (Sponsored by Neonatal Section, OUHSC)- Nov 10 2006National:1. Oklahoma Infant Alliance’s presenter at a National Perinatal Association Summit- “Multidisciplinary Guidelines for Care of Late Preterm Infants” on Nov 3rd 2010 at George Town University, Washington, DC2. Represented (as a discussant) Oklahoma Infant Alliance at a National MedImmune sponsored meeting (by invitation only): “Premature Infant Summit” on Nov 19 2009 at Columbia, MarylandInter-National:1. “GBS (Group B Strep) Conundrum- Did we solve it? “- A CME presented at Andhra Medical College Global Alumni Meet on Dec 28 2008, at Visakhapatnam, A.P, India.
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