Priya Shankar, MD, MPH

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Phone415-476-5001
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    University of Pennsylvania, PhiladelphiaBA05/2009Political Science, South Asian Studies
    Boston University School of Medicine, BostonMD05/2017MD
    Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, BostonMPH05/2016MPH
    Fogarty NIH fellowship in Global Health, India07/2022Global teen health
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    University of California, San Francisco2020Chancellor's Award for Public Service
    University of California, San Francisco2020UCSF Pediatric Residency Grossman Award

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    Dr. Shankar is a physician with a passion for gender justice, intersectional feminism, reproductive and mental health, and health equity. She is a graduate of the UCSF Pediatric Leaders for the Underserved Residency Program and also is the co-founder of the award-winning organization called Girls Health Champions which fights gender bias by training youth globally as gender and health peer educators. She was a former Fulbright-Nehru Scholar to India from 2009 to 2010 and a Fogarty-NIH fellow from 2020 to 2022 where she focused on global adolescent health.

    Currently, she is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland's Federally Qualified Health Center in teen, school-based health, and primary care. She is also a faculty member with the Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health.

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    1. Codeveloping an Adolescent Health Program in India During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Case Study of a Community-Partnered Responsive Feedback Approach. Glob Health Sci Pract. 2023 Dec 18; 11(Suppl 2). Sharma R, Danish M, Khajenoori Y, Shaikh D, Chaudary Y, Khan H, Bhat N, Doshi A, Nalawade S, Rajput P, Shahi S, Shankar P. PMID: 38110201; PMCID: PMC10727469.
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    2. Breastfeeding Knowledge and Practices in New Delhi, India. Postgraduate Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. 2022; Vol 1. Priya Shankar, Stephen R Kodish, Farah Meraj Khanam, Sheila Isanaka.
    3. Hidden in plain sight: mental health in India. The Lancet Psychiatry. 2022; 3(3):207-208. Priya Shankar, Arjun Shankar. . View Publication.
    4. Youth Advisory Boards During the COVID-19 Pandemic: From Theory to Practice in a Global Health Setting. J Adolesc Health. 2022 05; 70(5):833-834. Shankar P, Khan H, Shaikh D, Chaudhary Y, Bhat N, Nannapaneni A, Sanghavi R, Sood R, Vakharia I, Sharma R. PMID: 35461654; PMCID: PMC9019307.
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    5. Decolonising gender in India. Lancet Glob Health. 2022 02; 10(2):e173-e174. Shankar P, Rajaraman BK, Shaikh A, Patel P, Nannapaneni A, Sharma S, Sharma R, Sarkar A, Pemde H. PMID: 34800374.
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    6. India's adolescents: taking charge of the future. Lancet Child Adolesc Health. 2021 12; 5(12):847-849. Bhat N, Shankar P. PMID: 34634245.
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    7. Evaluating the Impact of a School-Based Youth-Led Health Education Program for Adolescent Females in Mumbai, India. Ann Glob Health. 2020 06 10; 86(1):57. Shankar P, Sievers D, Sharma R. PMID: 32566485; PMCID: PMC7292104.
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    8. Association of Food Insecurity with Children's Behavioral, Emotional, and Academic Outcomes: A Systematic Review. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2017 Feb/Mar; 38(2):135-150. Shankar P, Chung R, Frank DA. PMID: 28134627.
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