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CURRICULUM VITAE Pinky Jha MD MPH Powered By Docstoc
					                        LOKENDRA KUMAR THAKUR

8/96 - 3/02   B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal
              M.B.B.S. (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery) degree
              Certificate of merit in first and second year

7/12- 6/14    Critical Care Fellowship accepted at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
              Critical care at mayo clinic is the best in whole world. This premier
              research organization is known for its excellence around the globe for
              more than a century.

07/09-present PGY2- Resident, Internal Medicine, Mount Vernon Hospital,
              New York.

              Care of admitted patients at internal medicine floor, ICU and telemetry
              patient care, teaching of medical students and supervising first year
              resident, journal club, morbidity mortality seminars, out patients clinic
              twice a week at family and wellness center.

09/08 –07/09 Research Trainee, Mayo epidemiology and
             Translational Research in Intensive Care (METRIC),
             Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota

              Data Collection, Analysis, Writing abstract and scientific paper. Attend
              academic seminars and research meetings.

07/08- 07/09 Research Trainee, GI research Unit, Mayo Clinic,
             Rochester, Minnesota

              Seminar presentation, Journal club, tissue culture, Molecular analysis.
              Presently working on mechanism of hepatic vascular regulation by
1/07-05/08      Assistant professor, ASUSM, Commonwealth of Dominica
                Teach Neuroscience, General Pathology, and Board Review at medical
                school. Take part in Curriculum development. Look after management of

3/06-12/06      Medical Officer, IGMH, Republic of Maldives
                Worked in department of Medicine, emergency. Care of admitted patients
                at ward, ICU and CCU. Emergency care of patient at ER.

3/05 - 1/06     Medical Officer, His Majesty’s Government of Nepal
                Siraha District Hospital, Siraha, Nepal
                Ran out-patient clinic and emergency ward in a 25-bed government
                hospital. Conducted health post surveillance in the surrounding region.

3/04 - 3/05     Chief Medical Officer, His Majesty’s Government of Nepal
                Haripur Primary Health Center, Haripur, Nepal
                Supervised staff of 12 and directed curative and preventive care in a 3-bed
                health facility in rural southeastern Nepal.

12/02 - 3/04    House Officer, Out-Patient and Emergency Medicine
                Patan Hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal
                Triaged patients. Performed emergency procedures: endotracheal
                intubation, lumbar puncture, deliveries, resuscitation, trauma care.

3/02 - 11/02    House Officer, Anesthesia and Critical Care
                B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal
                Performed general and regional anesthesia and endotracheal intubations in
                OR. Cared for ventilated patients in ICU.

Published papers:
1. Alcohol consumption and development of acute respiratory distress syndrome: a
population-based study.

Thakur L, Kojicic M, Thakur SJ, Pieper MS, Kashyap R, Trillo-Alvarez CA, Javier F, Cartin-

Ceba R, Gajic O.
Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2009 Sep;6(9):2426-35. Epub 2009 Sep 10.PMID: 19826554

2. Ephrin B2/EphB4 pathway in hepatic stellate cells stimulates Erk-dependent VEGF
production and sinusoidal endothelial cell recruitment.

Das A, Shergill U, Thakur L, Sinha S, Urrutia R, Mukhopadhyay D, Shah VH.
Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2010 Jun;298(6):G908-15. Epub 2010 Mar 25.PMID: 20338920

3. Towards the prevention of acute lung injury: a population based cohort study protocol.

Thakur SJ, Trillo-Alvarez CA, Malinchoc MM, Kashyap R, Thakur L, Ahmed A, Reriani MK,

Cartin-Ceba R, Sloan JA, Gajic O.
BMC Emerg Med. 2010 Apr 27;10:8.PMID: 20420711

4. Acute lung injury prediction score: derivation and validation in a population based

Trillo-Alvarez C, Cartin-Ceba R, Kor DJ, Kojicic M, Kashyap R, Thakur S, Thakur L,

Herasevich V, Malinchoc M, Gajic O.
Eur Respir J. 2010 Jun 18. [Epub ahead of print]PMID: 20562130

5. Long-term survival and quality of life after transfusion-associated pulmonary edema in
critically ill medical patients.

Li G, Kojicic M, Reriani MK, Fernández Pérez ER, Thakur L, Kashyap R, Van Buskirk CM,

Gajic O.
Chest. 2010 Apr;137(4):783-9. Epub 2009 Oct 16.PMID: 19837827

Abstracts: Accepted at American Thoracic Society (ATS) for the presentation on
May (16-21) 2009. Published in Am J Respir Crit Care Med 179; 2009.

1. Alcohol consumption and development of acute respiratory distress syndrome: a
population based study
L Thakur, R Kashyap, C A Trillo-Alvarez, J Vedre, M Kojicic, S J Thakur, R Dhokarh,
V Herasevich, O Gajic.

2. Does Tobacco Smoking Increase the Risk of Acute Respiratory Distress
Syndrome? A Population Based Study

R Kashyap, C A Trillo-Alvarez, L Thakur, V Herasevich, S J Thakur, R Cartin-Ceba, M
Kojicic, J Poulose, G Li, O Gajic.

3. Incidence of Pediatric Critical Illness in a Geographically Defined Population
S J Thakur, R Kashyap, S Crow, R Cartin-Ceba, L Thakur, C A Trillo-Alvarez, O Gajic,
E G Seferian.
4. Diabetes Mellitus is a Protective Factor for the Development of Acute Respiratory
Distress Syndrome only in Sepsis
C A Trillo-Alvarez, R Cartin-Ceba, S Bhagra, R Kashyap, C Venkata,V Herasevich, L
Thakur, O Gajic

5. Long Term Survival in Patients with Tracheostomy and Prolonged Mechanical
Ventilation: A Population Based Study

M Kojicic, G Li, KM Lee, L Thakur, J Vedre, G Shari, O Gajic.

Presently working on a review article: Acute Mountain Sickness “ current concept and
future perspective” invited review for the journal.

Initial research work as a medical student

3/00          Thakur LK. “Indications for cesarean section at B.P. Koirala Institute of
              Health Sciences.” Presented during medical student research week, 2000.

6/99          Rehan HN, Thakur LK, Thakur S. “Prescription writing patterns in
              eastern Nepal.” Published in the Indian Journal of Physiology and
              Pharmacology, 2000.

10/08         „Nitric oxide (NO) delivered by nanogold conjugates regulates NO
              dependent hepatic stellate cell function‟ _ Co-Author
              Abstract Presentation during Angiogenesis symposium at Mayo Clinic

August 2007 Externship (3 weeks)
            Department of Cardiology
            Lutheran Hospital, Fortwayne, Indiana, USA
            History taking, physical examination of cardiac patients. Shadowing with
            Dr S. Reddy

April 2007    Observership (One week)
              Emergency Medicine, BWM Hospital, Boston. MA
              Shadowed Dr Stephanie Rosborough

12/03            Medical Management of Torture Victims
                 Ministry of Health, Kathmandu, Nepal

12/08            Advanced Trauma Life Support
                 AHA, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

12/08            Basic Life Support
                 AHA, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

10/08            JMP Statistical analysis software training
                 4 credit, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

09/07                   USMLE Step 3                          81/198
06/07            Clinical Skills Assessment                   Passed
6/05                    USMLE Step 2                          94/231
12/04                   USMLE Step 1                          90/222


3/05 - present          Nepal Red Cross, Life Member
                        Participated in health camps and blood donation programs

1/05 - present          Nepal Medical Council, Member
                        Official association of registered doctors in Nepal

3/04 - 8/05             Sanjha Devi Bikash Pratisthan, Advisor
                        Health advisor to village-based aid agency that promotes
                        sustainable local development programs


Fluent Nepali, English, Maithili, Hindi. Intermediate Urdu, Bhojpuri, Dhivehi

Enjoy playing outdoor and indoor games, reading novels, traveling, and listening folk
music, Meditation and Yoga

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