Anil Panackal received his M.D. degree from Yale School of Medicine, Yale University, CT, USA, in 1997. After completing his internal medicine residency training at the University of California, San Diego, CA, USA, he went on to serve as an Officer at the Mycotic Diseases Branch, US Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta, GA, USA, from 2000 to 2002. At that time, his team field investigations included the following: (1) the Rift Valley fever outbreak in Saudi Arabia and Yemen from August to November, 2000; (2) identification of a new endemic focus of coccidioidomycosis (Dinosaur National Monument, Colorado and Utah); (3) an outbreak of invasive aspergillosis among renal transplant recipients; (4) a large outbreak of histoplasmosis among college spring breakers in Acapulco; (5) establishing emergency room syndromic surveillance following the World Trade Center attack in New York; (6) the inhalational anthrax investigation in Florida. He completed his clinical infectious diseases fellowship training under the supervision of Dr. Kieren Marr at the University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA, before going on to become a Clinical Instructor at the Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School, while concomitantly obtaining his M.S. 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 (civilian) at USUHS while pursuing his clinical and academic infectious diseases interests more fully. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP) and 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 March 2013