University of Missouri School of Medicine MU Health School of Medicine
Pul-sohal

Harjyot Sohal, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Medical Advisor, AHA/ACLS Program, Training Center 22, University Hospital
Co-Director of Adult Cystic Fibrosis Center
Associate Program Director for Department of Internal Medicine Residency Program

Clinical Profile

Clinical and Research Interests

Critical Care Medicine, Lung Cancer, Pulmonary (Lung) Diseases, Respiratory Disorders, Sleep Disorders, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Pneumonia, Cystic Fibrosis

Contact Information

E-mail: pulm@health.missouri.edu
Division: Pulmonary, Critical Care and Environmental Medicine
Department: Medicine
Office Phone: 882-2991
Office Address: DC043.00, 1 Hospital Drive
Columbia, MO

Appointments

  • Medical Advisor, AHA/ACLS Program, Training Center 22, University Hospital
  • Co-Director, Adult Cystic Fibrosis Center
  • Associate Program Director for Department of Internal Medicine Residency Program

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine

Councils & Committees

  • Chair, CPR Committee. MU Health Care.
  • Member. Rapid Response Team for Patients and Families, Steering Committee. MU Health Care.
  • Member. Tiger Team Committee (Rapid Response Team). MU Health Care.
  • Member. CPR Committee. MU Health Care.
  • Invited Member. Panel for Ethnic Diversity for 2nd Year Medical Students. University of Missouri School of Medicine.
  • Member. 4-West Step-Down Unit Quality Improvement Committee. MU Health Care.

Fellowship

  • Fellowship in Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

Residency

  • Resident, Internal Medicine, St. Elizabeth Health Center, Youngstown, Ohio

Additional Training

  • Pulmonary Hypertension Summit, Cleveland, Ohio.
  • 11th Leadership Development Program for Academic and Private Practice Physicians. American College of Chest Physicians. San Diego, California.
  • Novartis Study Investigator's Meeting. Atlanta, Georgia.

University Activities

  • Member. Procedure Team. Department of Internal Medicine. University of Missouri.
  • Member. Organ Donation Management Team. MU Health Care.
  • Faculty Mentor and Pulmonary and Critical Care Representative. MedZou 2010 Event - Student Mentoring Program.
  • Instructor. ACLS.
  • Instructor. Code Simulation Training of Residents. (Department of Internal Medicine and Family and Community Medicine), Nurses, and Respiratory Therapists in Code Blue Situations.
  • Pulmonary lectures for School of Medicine, Internal Medicine Residency and Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship

Honors & Awards

  • "Outstanding Teaching Rotation - MICU" (academic year 2014-15). Awarded by the Residents. Department of Internal Medicine. University of Missouri. June 11, 2015.
  • "Outstanding Teaching Rotation - MICU" (academic year 2013-14). Awarded by the Residents. Department of Internal Medicine. University of Missouri. June 5, 2014.
  • "Outstanding Teaching Rotation - MICU" (academic year 2010-11). Awarded by the Residents. Department of Internal Medicine. University of Missouri. June 9, 2011.
  • Gold Medal for Organ Donation and Transplantation Excellence. Presented to Whitt S and Members of the Organ Donation Management Team (Dabbagh O, Guntur V, Johnson J, and Sohal H). (5th consecutive year) by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Awarded during the 6th Annual National Learning Congress on Organ Donation and Transplantation. Grapevine, Texas (11/10).
  • Patient Safety "Great Catch Award". Office of Clinical Effectiveness. MU Health Care. (7/2010).
  • "Outstanding Teaching Rotation - MICU" (academic year 2009-10). Awarded by the Residents. Department of Internal Medicine. University of Missouri. June 8, 2010.
  • Nominated for and Invited to Attend the 11th Leadership Development Program for Academic and Private Practice Physicians. American College of Chest Physicians. San Diego, California. 10/30 – 11/3/2009).
  • Gold Medal for Organ Donation and Transplantation Excellence. Presented to Whitt S and Members of the Organ Donation Management Team (Dabbagh O, Guntur V, Johnson J, and Sohal H). (4th consecutive year) by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Awarded during the National Meeting in conjunction with the annual Missouri Hospital Association Meeting (10/09).
  • "Outstanding Teaching Rotation – MICU" (academic year 2008-09). Awarded by the Residents. Department of Internal Medicine. University of MO. June 11, 2009.
  • "Outstanding Teaching Rotation 2008 - MICU" (academic year 2007-08). Awarded by the Residents. Department of Internal Medicine. School of Medicine. June 12, 2008.
  • Quality Improvement Champion: October 2007. Department of Internal Medicine. University of Missouri.
  • "Outstanding Teaching Rotation 2007 -- MICU." (academic year 2006-07). Awarded by the Residents. Department of Internal Medicine. School of Medicine. University of Missouri. June 14, 2007.
  • Whitt S and Members of the Organ Donation Management Team (Dabbagh O, Guntur V, Johnson J, and Sohal H). "Medal of Honor for Organ Donation and Transplantation Excellence" and the "Donate To Life Award." U. S. Department of Health and Human Services. (1/2007).

Professional Societies

  • American College of Chest Physicians
  • American Medical Association
  • American Thoracic Society
  • Pulmonary Hypertension Association
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • Society of Simulation in Health Care

Grants

  • One CF LLC2, Columbia Cystic Fibrosis Pulmonary & Gastrointestinal Center, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation – 7/1/15 – 6/30/18 – Total Award $38,870
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation “Program for Adult Care Excellence – PACE” - 7/1/2015 – 6/30/2016 - Total Award $25,000

Clinical Trials & MU-Funded Research

  • Double-blind, Randomized, Placebo-controlled, Parallel-group, Phase IV Study to Evaluate the Effect of Aclidinium Bromide on Long-term Cardiovascular Safety and COPD Exacerbations in Patients with Moderate to Very Severe COPD (ASCENT COPD) LAS-MD-45 - 01/01/2014 – 12/31/2016 - $190,500

Selected Publications

  • Mittal M., Dhuper S., and Sohal H. Simulation-Based Training to Improve Patient Care. Archives of Internal Medicine 2010;170(2):212-213.
  • Strickland S., Hogan M., Hogan R., Sohal H., McKenzie, W., and Petroski G. A Randomized Multi-arm Repeated-Measures Prospective Study of Several Modalities of Portable Oxygen Delivery during Assessment of Functional Exercise Capacity. Respiratory Care 2009;54(3):344-349.
  • Dhand R., and Sohal H. Pulmonary Drug Delivery System for Inhalation Therapy in Mechanically Ventilated Patients. Expert Review of Medical Devices 2008;5(1):9-18.
  • Johnson J., and Sohal H. A Case of a 21-year-old With a Two-Year History of Hemoptysis. CHEST 2007;132(4):715S.
  • Strickland S., Hogan M., Hogan R., Sohal H., and McKenzie W. A Randomized, Multi-Arm Repeated Measures Prospective Study Comparing Different Modalities of Portable Oxygen Delivery during Assessment of Functional Exercise Capacity. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2007;175:A-371.
  • Dhand R., and Sohal H. Good Sleep, Bad Sleep! The Role of Daytime Naps in Healthy Adults. Sleep and Neurobiology Issue. Current Opinion in Pulmonary Medicine 2006;12:379-382
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