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Pul-sohal

Harjyot Sohal, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine

Clinical Profile

 

Clinical and Research Interests

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

Contact Information

E-mail: sohalh@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 Director, Adult Intensive Care Unit, Women's & Children's Hospital, University Health System, Columbia, MO
  • Medical Director, 4-West Adult Step-Down Unit, University Health System
  • Medical Director, Respiratory Therapy Program, School of Health Professions, University of MO-Columbia
  • Medical Advisor, AHA/ACLS Program, Training Center 22, University Health System

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine

Councils & Committees

  • Chair, CPR Committee. University Health System. (2009 – present).
  • Member. Rapid Response Team for Patients and Families, Steering Committee. University Health System. Columbia, MO. (2009 – present).
  • Member. Tiger Team Committee (Rapid Response Team). University of MO-Columbia Health Care System. (2007 – present).
  • Member. CPR Committee. University of Missouri-Columbia Health Care System. (2006 – present).
  • Member. Committee for Members in Training and Transition. American Thoracic Society (ATS). (2006-2009).
  • Invited Member. Panel for Ethnic Diversity for 2nd Year Medical Students. School of Medicine, University of Missouri-Columbia. (2006 – present).
  • Member. 4-West Step-Down Unit Quality Improvement Committee. University Health Care System. Columbia, MO. (2006 – present).

Experience

  • Residency: Department of Internal Medicine, St. Elizabeth's Health Center, Youngstown, OH
  • Fellowship: Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Environmental Medicine (Chief Fellow 07-08)
  • Additional Training:
    • Pulmonary Hypertension Summit, Cleveland, OH. (11/09).
    • 11th Leadership Development Program for Academic and Private Practice Physicians. American College of Chest Physicians. San Diego, CA. (10-11/09).
    • Novartis Study Investigator's Meeting. Atlanta, GA. (4/09).
  • Sub-Specialty: Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

University Activities

  • Member. Procedure Team. Department of Internal Medicine. University of MO-Columbia. (2008 – present).
  • Member. Organ Donation Management Team. University Health Care System. (2008 – present).
  • Faculty Mentor and Pulmonary and Critical Care Representative. MedZou 2010 Event - Student Mentoring Program. (2010 – present).
  • Instructor. ACLS. (2008 – present).
  • Instructor. Code Simulation Training of Residents. (Department of Internal Medicine, and Family and Community Medicine), Nurses, and Respiratory Therapists in Code Blue Situations. (2007 – present).

Honors & Awards

  • Whitt S and Organ Donation Management Team ((Dabbagh O, Guntur V, Johnson J, and Sohal H). "Medal of Honor for Organ Donation and Transplantation Excellence." (5th consecutive year) Awarded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, presented during the 6th Annual Learning Congress on Organ Donation and Transplantation. Grapevine, TX. (11/2010).
  • Patient Safety 'Great Catch Award". Office of Clinical Effectiveness. University Health Care. (7/2010).
  • Nominated for and Invited to Attend the 11th Leadership Development Program for Academic and Private Practice Physicians. American College of Chest Physicians. San Diego, CA. 10/30 – 11/3/2009).
  • Whitt S and Members of the Organ Donation Management Team (Dabbagh O, Guntur V, Johnson J, and Sohal H). "Gold Medal for Organ Donation and Transplantation Excellence." U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (10/2009).
  • Whitt S and Members of the Organ Donation Management Team (Dabbagh O, Guntur V, Johnson J, and Sohal H). Gold Medal for Organ Donation and Transplantation Excellence. U. S. Department of Health and Human Services. (10/2008).
  • Quality Improvement Champion: October 2007. Department of Internal Medicine. University of MO-Columbia.
  • 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

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

Ongoing Research

  • Dhand R. Principal Investigator. Co-investigators: Sohal H and Goodin J. "HZC102970: A 52-week Efficacy and Safety Study to Compare the Effect of Three Dosage Strengths of Fluticasone Furoate/GW642444 Inhalation Powder with GW642444 on the Annual Rate of Exacerbations in Subjects with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD.)" GlaxoSmithKline. Amount: $106,217. Dates: 10/09 – 7/2011.
  • Sohal H. Principal Investigator. Co-investigators: Dhand R and Thameem D. "INTRUST2." A randomized, double-blind, controlled, parallel group, 12-week study to compare the efficacy and safety of Indacaterol (150 µg) once daily vs. open label Tiotropium (18 µg) once daily in patients with moderate to severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Novartis Pharmaceuticals. NCT00877383. Dates: 3/2009-7/2010.

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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