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Campus Address: 

Room 4262 Health Sciences Learning Center
750 Highland Avenue
Madison, WI 53705

Campus Phone Number: 
(608) 263-2870

Parvathy Pillai, MD, MPH

  • Assistant Professor (CHS)
  • Associate Director, Preventive Medicine Residency Program

Biography

Parvathy Pillai began her position in the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in June 2013, and serves as Associate Director of the Preventive Medicine Residency Program while supporting medical student education in the Department of Population Health Sciences.

She received her MD from Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine and her MPH from the University of Michigan. She completed training in pediatrics and pediatric infectious diseases; and is also board certified in public health and general preventive medicine. She completed a two-year CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) program assignment. Following this, she completed a post-EIS practicum to bridge healthcare and public health while assigned to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.

Courses Taught:
  • Course coordinator/Assistant Course Director Population Health Sciences 717: Principles of Population Medicine and Epidemiology (2013)
  • Plenary Session Presenter, “Population Health and the Role of Physicians” for Population Health Sciences 717: Principles of Population Medicine and Epidemiology (December 2013)
  • Small group facilitator for Population Health Sciences 717: Principles of Population Medicine and Epidemiology (2013)
  • Co-Course Director for Population Health Sciences 650-070 Public Health Project Toolkit—Project Planning and Implementation, Public Health Field Course (2014)
  • Discussion section leader for Population Health Sciences 370: Introduction to Public Health: Local to Global Perspectives (2014)

Affiliations/Associations

  • American College of Preventive Medicine

Select Publications

Sharp TM, Pillai P, Hunsperger E, Santiago GA, Anderson T, Vap T, Collinson J, Buss BF, Safranek TJ, Sotir MJ, Jentes ES, Munoz-Jordan JL, Arguello DF. A Cluster of Dengue Cases in American Missionaries Returning from Haiti. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2012; 86(1): 16–22.

Pillai P, Saunders A, Bateman T, Heimann GA, Edelson PJ, Kim C. Contact Investigation of Bus Travelers Exposed to Passenger with Contagious Tuberculosis. MJPH 2011; 5(1): 11-23.