Pranavi Sreeramoju, M.D.

Pranavi Sreeramoju, M.D.

  • Internal Medicine - Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine

Biography

Pranavi Sreeramoju, M.D., is an Associate Professor of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She is passionate about improving health care delivery for all patients. She has served in various administrative roles in her career, most recently as Medical Director of Clinical Finance at UT Southwestern, a role in which she championed financial efforts among clinicians and helped financial experts develop strategies that are meaningful from a clinical perspective. Prior to this role, she served as a health care epidemiologist overseeing programs to prevent health care-associated infections and improve patient safety with respect to infections, both at UT Southwestern as Chief of Infection Prevention at Parkland Health and Hospital System, and at UT Health in San Antonio.

Dr. Sreeramoju received her fellowship training in infectious diseases at the University of Chicago and University of Illinois at Chicago, an M.P.H. in epidemiology from Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, and an M.B.A. in healthcare organizational leadership from UT Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management.

She was awarded Junior Faculty Researcher of the Year in Internal Medicine in 2007 at UT Health San Antonio, and Teacher of the Year in Infectious Diseases in 2011 at UTSW. She was named as one of the Top 50 Leaders in Patient Safety in 2015 by Becker’s Hospital Review and she is the recipient of Judene Bartley Award for Public Policy and Advocacy in 2015 jointly awarded by the Society of Healthcare Epidemiology of America and the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology.

Dr. Sreeramoju has mentored several residents, fellows, and students during her career. Her work has been published in peer-reviewed medical journals. Most recently, she edited and published a book, The Patient and Health Care System: Perspectives on High-Quality Care.

Personal Note

Dr. Sreeramoju loves blogging, traveling and reading.

Education & Training
  • Fellowship - University of Illinois at Chicago & University of Chicago (2003-2005), Infectious Diseases
  • Residency - Kaiser Permanente Medical Center (2001-2003), Medicine
  • Internship - Cook County Hospital (2000-2001), Internal Medicine
  • Other Post Graduate Training - Tulane University School of Public Health (1999-2000), Epidemiology
  • Medical School - Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research, India (1989-1995)
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • National Quality Forum (2016), Committee member
  • Infectious Diseases Society of America (2003), Fellow
  • Texas Infectious Diseases Society (2005), Member
  • Dallas County Medical Society (2008), Member
  • The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (2015), Fellow
Honors & Awards
  • Department of Internal Medicine Award for Outstanding Research by Junior Faculty 2007, The study was on the epidemiology of acute hepatitis B at a public healthcare system at UT Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX
  • Judene Bartley Award for Public Policy and Advocacy 2015, Association for Professionals in Infections Control and Epidemiology and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America
  • IDSA Member Spotlight in January 2017 2017, The IDSA features 1-2 accomplished members on its website every month.
  • Division of Medicine-Infectious Diseases Teaching Award of the Year 2011, This award is given by the outgoing class of Infectious Diseases fellows at UT Southwestern every year to a faculty member they thought contributed most to their learning during their fellowship.
  • Featured in Women in Medicine series in the Dallas Medical Journal 2014, Each year, the Dallas County Medical Society profiles 3-4 women physicians in Dallas County.
  • Top 50 Leaders in Patient Safety 2015, Becker's Hospital Review
Books & Publications
Research
  • Implementation Research
  • Healthcare Delivery Improvement
  • Healthcare Epidemiology, Antimicrobial Stewardship and Infection Control