People

CCGHE  researchers represent a wide variety of specialites--genomics, microbiology and immunology, virology, pharmacology, prenatal and postpartum health, pediatrics, epidemiology, environmental health, mental health, behavioral health, international health, and emergency medicine. Personnel are located in India and in Baltimore, and our Indo-JHU research partnership now employs more than 150 people in India.

Mandar Paradkar, MBBS, DCH, MPH

Study Coordinator
Pune, India
Mandar Paradkar, MBBS, DCH, MPH
Dr. Paradkar is Study Coordinator at the Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Government Medical College Clinical Research Site ( BJGMC-CRS ) in Pune, India. He coordinates Tuberculosis Research by the Indo-US Medical Partnership (CTRIUMPh), and upcoming pediatric TB studies: SHINE and TBM Kids trial. He is a pediatrician by training and successfully completed the full time Master of Public Health degree through Cardiff University, UK, under the prestigious Commonwealth Scholarship Program in November, 2015. He rejoined the site in role of study coordinator December 2015. In his current role, he coordinates...

Sandesh Patil, MBBS, DGO, MPH

Clinical Coordinator
Pune, India
Sandesh Patil, MBBS, DGO
Dr. Sandesh Patil is a Clinical Coordinator with John Hopkins Center for Clinical Global Health Education (CCGHE) and the BJGMC-CRS , based in Pune, India. He has more than 12 years of experience in clinical research and has worked in different capacities including as Research Officer and Study Clinician in NIH-funded ACTG and IMPAACT network clinical trials. He was actively involved in the SWEN India trial which helped WHO to reform PMTCT guidelines among breastfed infants. He has a post graduate degree in Obstetrics and Gynecology and has pursued Clinical Research as a career and interest...

Neeta Pradhan

Tuberculosis Laboratory Coordinator
Pune, India
Neeta Pradhan
Neeta Pradhan is TB Laboratory Coordinator at the BJGMC-CRS in Pune, India. She has worked as Laboratory Manager at Golwilkar Metropolis Health Services where she was responsible for technical and quality aspects of laboratory testing. She worked as a Laboratory Coordinator at NARI (National AIDS Research Institute) Clinical Trial Unit for various NIH-funded clinical stuies in the HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN), the AIDS Clinical Trial Group (ACTG), and the Microbicide Trial Network (MTN). She was responsible for lab quality management, administration, monitoring and supervision, and...

Shri Vijay Bala Yogendra Shivakumar, MD

Project Coordinator
Pune, India
Shri Vijay Bala Yogendra Shivakumar, MD
Dr. Shivakumar is a clinician and project coordinator for C-TRIUMPH at Johns Hopkins University, India office. He recently joined the CCGHE team as an overall project coordinator for C-TRIUMPH for both Chennai and Pune. His research interests are TB infection transmission and its progression to disease. Dr. Shivakumar joined National Institute for Research in TB in Chennai as a clinician and study coordinator for C-TRUIMPH, an epidemiological study recruiting a cohort of TB patients and their household contacts and following their health over a period of 2 years. This study includes multiple...

Gabriela Smit

Financial Manager
Gabriela Smit
Ms. Smit is CCGHE's Financial Manager. She is an experienced financial analyst with more than 2 decades of experience in finance and accounting and more than a decade of experience at Johns Hopkins University, where she has developed and managed federal and non-federal grants and contracts. While at the CCGHE, she has assembled and managed several international teams of investigators from a number of institutions, including JHU, BJGMC (Lakshya, India), UVRI (Rakai Uganda), and the National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis (Chennai, India). She manages all financial activities within the...

Rosemarie Warlick

Regulatory Affairs Coordinator
Rosemarie Warlick
Ms. Warlick is the Regulatory Affairs Coordinator for the Indo-JHU clinical trials unit and has worked for the University for more than 30 years. She works closely with the US study team and international study personnel to assure compliance with institutional, local and national regulatory standards. She provides regulatory support for new and ongoing research studies, assisting with all IRB submissions including new submissions, continuing reviews, progress reports, protocol amendments, adverse events, violations/deviations, and ensures all required occurrences are reported and reviewed in...

Matthew Williams

Multimedia Specialist
Matt Williams
Matt Williams is CCGHE's Multimedia Specialist. He records and broadcasts various live events, such as ongoing case discussions, topic lectures, and conferences, comprising CCGHE distance learning programs. Knowledgeable in the use of Polycom and Mediasite equipment as well as relevant security issues, he connects CCGHE with other sites around the globe for videoconferencing. In addition to editing and updating multimedia content, he provides IT support to CCGHE faculty and staff and contributes to ongoing CCGHE web development, including production of ID Clinical Minute . Matt has been with...

Pages