Department of Medicine
Charulata Ramaprasad’s research and clinical interests involve infections in immunocompromised hosts, specifically patients with hematologic malignancies or those who have had transplants.
Ramaprasad did her residency in internal medicine at the University of Chicago, after which she served as chief medical resident at Cook County Hospital. She then completed a fellowship in infectious diseases at the University of Chicago. During this time, she was a National Institutes of Health F32 grant recipient for the project “Ex-vivo Respiratory Burst Response to A. fumigatus after Stem Cell Transplant.” In addition to this award, she received the Infectious Diseases Society of America Travel Award in 2009, the Immunocompromised Host Society Travel Award in 2008, and the Favorite Fellow Award in 2006–07. She was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha in 2002.
Ramaprasad holds an MD from the Northwestern University School of Medicine, an MPH from Northwestern University Graduate School, and a BA in history from Northwestern University.
Ramaprasad joined the University of Chicago faculty in 2010.