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Sharma Prabhakar

Sharma Prabhakar

  • Professor of Medicine and Physiology
  • Vice-Chairman, Department of Medicine
  • Chief, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension
  • Director of Nephrology Services. University Medical Center
  • Vice-Chair Internal Medicine
Office Phone: 806-743-4072
Email: sharma.prabhakar@ttuhsc.edu
Mail Address: 3601 4th St
Lubbock TX 79430

Positions:

  • Professor of Medicine and Physiology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Lubbock, TX 2007-Present
  • Vice-Chairman, Department of Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center 2006-Present
  • Chief, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Lubbock, TX 2005-Present
  • Director of Nephrology Services. University Medical Center, University Medical Center Lubbock, TX 1998-Present
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Lubbock, TX 1998-2002

Admin Assignments:

  • Vice-Chair, Internal Medicine Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX 2006-Present

Post Doctoral Education:

  • Renal Research Fellow: Houston VAMC and Baylor College of Medicine, 1990
  • Resident in Internal Medicine: Baylor College of Medicine, 1989
  • Renal Fellow: University of Texas Health Sciences Center, 1987
  • Fellow in Nephrology: All-India Institute of Medical Sciences, 1983
  • Resident in Internal Medicine: Osmania General Hospital, 1981

Education:

  • MBA: Rawl's College of Business Adminstration, Texas Tech University, 2005
  • MD: Gandhi Medical College, 1977
  • MD: Rajiv Gandhi Univ Of Hsc, 1976

Selected Publications:

  • Prabhakar, Sharma & Limsuwat, Chok September (2012) Reversible Renal Glycosuria in Acute Interstitial Nephritis 344, 3, 245-247.
  • Hobin, J & Deschamps, A & Bockman, R & Cohen, S & Dechow, P & Eng, C & Galey, W & Morris, M & Prabhakar, Sharma & Raj, U & Rubenstein, P & Smith, J & Stover, P & Sung, N & Talman, W & Galbraith, R & , April (2012) Engaging basic scientists in translational research: identifying opportunities, overcoming obstacles 10, 72.
  • Prabhakar, Sharma (2011) Experimental approaches to investigate diabetic nephropathy Nova Science .
  • Prabhakar, Sharma & Barazi, M & Kaur, H August (2011) Diabetic Glomerulopathy In-Tech Medical Publishing.
  • Prabhakar, Sharma & Sohal, D August (2011) Focal and Segemental Glomerulosclerosis In-Tech Medical Publishing.

Selected Presentations:

  • . “Role of Angiotensin and Nitric Oxide Insulin Resistance of Obesity” Washington DC; April 2014.
  • “Osteodystrophy In Metabolic Syndrome: A Bone Morphometric Study” Washington DC; April 2014.
  • Hypercalcemic Crisis As The First Manifestation Of Recurrent Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma SSCI, New Orleans, LA; February 2014.
  • Synthetic Cannabinoids and Acute Kidney Injury SSCI, New Orleans, LA; February 2014.
  • Potential Etiologies and Prognostic Implications of Acute Kidney Injury in Acute Decompensated Heart Failure AHA, Dallas, Texas; November 2013.

Selected Awards:

  • Co-Chair, Organizing Committee and Keynote Speaker, ICN, 2013.
  • Chair of the Organizing Committee, 3rd World Congress on Diabetes and Metabolism, 2012.
  • Invited Session Chair, 3rd World Congress on Diabetes and Metabolism, 2012.
  • Invited Chair, Translational Science 2012, 2012.
  • Scholarship/Research, 3rd World Congress on Bioavailability and Bioequivalence, 2012.
Date last updated: 8/15/2014
Research Interests

Diabetic Nephropathy
Metabolic Syndrome
Animal Models of Human Disease

Teaching Interests

Hypertension
Diabetes mellitus
Chronic kidney Disease

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