Jaya Goswami, MD, MA

Instructor, Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine
Keywords:
children & adolescents, developing countries, global health, infectious diarrhea, infectious disease, malnutrition

Dr. Goswami is passionate about public health and ways of improving lives of children in the under-developed countries. Her experience includes working with Baylor International Pediatric AIDS Initiative (BIPAI) in Botswana during her residency in Pediatrics. She also worked on a large public health initiative by the Government of Ethiopia in collaboration with the Gates Foundation which aimed at measuring antibody responses to vaccines given as part of the Expanded Program of Immunization (EPI) to infants and children in Ethiopia.

During her Infectious Diseases fellowship, Dr. Goswami lived in Malawi for a year, working as a research physician in charge of two malaria clinical trials, giving her an in-depth understanding of how to conduct studies in resource-limited setting.

Her research interests include looking at the immediate and long-term effects of malnutrition and infections on childhood immunity in resource-limited settings.