Ranjani Somayaji


Ranjani Somayaji

Position: Assistant Professor | Infectious Disease Specialist

Institution: University of Calgary, Departments of Medicine | Microbiology, Immunology and Infectious Disease | Community Health Sciences. Institutional affiliations: Snyder Institute for Chronic Diseases | O’Brien Institute for Public Health

Role with AMR - One Health Consortium: Co-investigator

Dr. Ranjani Somayaji completed medical training followed by residency training in internal medicine and fellowship training in infectious disease through the University of Calgary. Dr. Somayaji completed a Master’s in Public Health through Johns Hopkins University with a focus on quantitative methodologies. Following this, Dr. Somayaji completed three-years of post-doctoral training focused on cystic fibrosis and epidemiologic research. Dr. Somayaji is an Assistant Professor as of October 2018 in the Section of Infectious Disease at the University of Calgary and is involved with clinical-translational research initiatives with national and international collaborations. As an early career investigator and clinician-scientist, Dr. Somayaji has more than 75 published manuscripts focused on the role and effects of acute and chronic infections on specific populations.

Key Areas of Expertise: Epidemiology of infectious disease, population health, microbiology