Anil Panackal received his M.D. degree from Yale, New Haven, CT, USA, in 1997. After completing his internal medicine residency training at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), La Jolla, CA, USA, he went on to serve as an Officer in the Mycotic Diseases Branch, US Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), USA, from 2000 to 2002. At that time, his team field investigations included the Rift Valley fever outbreak in Saudi Arabia and Yemen from August 2000 to November 2000; identification of a new endemic focus of coccidioidomycosis; an outbreak of invasive aspergillosis among renal transplant recipients; establishment of emergency room syndromic surveillance following the World Trade Center attack in New York. He completed his clinical infectious diseases fellowship training at the University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA, before becoming a Clinical Instructor at the Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention in Harvard Medical School while concomitantly obtaining his S.M. degree in epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health. After finishing his tenure at the US Department of State, he has continued to serve as an Assistant Professor of Medicine at USUHS and is now a Staff Clinician at the Translational Mycology Unit in the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases within the National Institutes of Health. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP) and Infectious Diseases Society of America (FIDSA). He is board certified in infectious diseases via the American Board of Internal Medicine and in tropical medicine via the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.
Biography Updated on 12 November 2013