In addition to his accomplishments in pulmonary disease and critical care medicine, Dr. Raju Reddy of Pittsburgh has served on a number of institutional committees and works to mentor the next generation of pulmonary specialists. He has participated in medical seminars for first- and second-year medical students.
He finished his clinical and research fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine at the University of Michigan, a school noted for producing academic and industry leaders in the pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors.
Raju Reddy, Pittsburgh-based MD, continued at the University of Michigan after graduation as a research fellow, lecturer, and faculty member. Later, he was recruited to be the Chief of the Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Section at the Atlanta VA Medical Center. He was subsequently recruited as the Chief of the Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Section at the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System.
Dr. Reddy is an active American Thoracic Society (ATS) member, ardently involved with this international group dedicated to improving treatment for pulmonary diseases, critical illnesses, and sleep-related disorders. Dr. Reddy organized and chaired a scientific discussion at the ATS Conference entitled PPAR-gamma: A Novel Target in Lung Cell Biology and Disease and has served on the ATS’s assembly program committee on Allergy, Immunology, and Inflammation, a diverse group covering allergies, asthma, genetics, immunological responses, and lung-related illnesses.
Dr. Reddy is a member of multiple editorial boards in his speciality, such as the Journal of Lung, Pulmonary & Respiratory Research, the American Journal of Pathology, PLOS ONE, and the Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacology. He is also an associate editor for Gene Therapy and Molecular Biology and serves as an ad hoc reviewer for several other journals in his field.
Raju Reddy of Pittsburgh has served on several local, national, and international organizations providing grant assessments, including the North Carolina Biotechnology Center Grants Program, the Hong Kong Research Grants Council, and the Veterans Affairs VISN 4 Competitive Pilot Project Fund Grants Program. Additionally, Dr. Reddy participated in NIH review panels including the NIAID FIRCA Review Panel, which promoted international research collaborations between NIH-funded researchers and their associates in low- and middle-income nations.
Dr. Reddy is often asked to present his work at international scientific conferences, such as the ATS International Conference and the American Federation for Medical Research Meeting. Raju has spoken at different institutions to promote the Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement/Maximizing Access to Research Careers (RISE/MARC). He has also presented findings to pharmaceutical entities, including the Bayer Lung Alliance and Johnson & Johnson’s Boston Innovation Hub.
Dr. Reddy’s clinical schedule, where he supervises residents and fellows, involves rotating through the VA medical intensive care unit, inpatient pulmonary consults/procedures, pulmonary function testing interpretation, and precepting pulmonary clinic. To learn more about Raju Reddy of Pittsburgh’s background and experience, visit his other website, rajureddypittsburgh.net.