Amit Banga, M.D., F.C.C.P., D.N.B., M.N.A.M.S., is an Assistant Professor of medicine at the Department of Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Mich, USA. Banga received his medical degree (M.B.B.S.) from the Jiwaji University, Gwalior, India and went on to join the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India where he completed his training in December 2000. Following this, Banga worked in the Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine. He moved to the US in 2008 and is currently working as a Faculty Member in the Department of Medicine at the Michigan State University in East Lansing. He has conducted several original research projects in the field of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine initially at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences and then at the Michigan State University. His areas of interest include acid base disorders, ARDS, COPD, prediction of outcome in critically ill patients, and occupational health diseases. He has published papers in prestigious medical journals including Chest, Sleep Medicine, Lancet Infectious Diseases, and Journal of COPD. Dr Banga’s work on ARDS among patients with TB was awarded the ‘Young Investigator Award’ by the American College of Chest Physicians in 2004. He was subsequently conferred the Fellowship of American College of Chest Physicians (FCCP) in the year 2006. He has been a reviewer for several international medical journals including American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Respiratory Medicine, International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, and Occupational and Environmental Medicine.
Biography Updated on 11 May 2011