Deepali Handa MD, MBA

Deepali Handa

Deepali Handa
MD, MBA

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department of Pediatrics

Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences


Specialty/Research Focus

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine; Neonatology; Pediatrics

Contact Information
UBMD Pediatrics
Division of Neonatology
1001 Main Street
Buffalo, New York 14203
Phone: (716) 323-0260
Fax: (716) 323-0294
deepalih@buffalo.edu


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Education and Training:

  • MBA, University at Buffalo (2018)
  • Fellowship, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Cohen Children‘s Medical Center of New York (2013)
  • Residency, Pediatrics, Cohen Children‘s Medical Center of New York (2010)
  • MD, Medicine, Kasturba Medical College (2004)

Employment:

  • Director, Neonatal Simulation Program, Oishei Children‘s Hospital (2020-present)
  • Medical Director, NICU, Oishei Children‘s Hospital (2020-present)
  • Medical Director, NICU, Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital (2016-present)
  • Attending Physician, Neonatology, Oishei Children's Hospital (2013-present)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (2013-present)
  • Associate Medical Director, NICU, Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital (2014–2016)
  • Director, Newborn Screening Program, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2013–2015)

Awards and Honors:

  • Buffalo Spree Magazine: Top Doctors in Western New York 2021 (2021)
  • Buffalo Spree Magazine: Top Doctors in Western New York 2020 (2020)
  • AAMC Early Career Women Faculty Leadership Development Seminar Award (2019)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) graduation with Honors (2018)
  • Eastern Society for Pediatric Research: Travel Award (2013)
  • Invited Participant, 35th Annual Seminar on Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine, SONPM, AAP (2012)
  • Cohen Children‘s Medical Center: Chief Administrative Fellow (2012)
  • 2012 Best Abstract in Breastfeeding Research Award: "Effects of Prolonged Freezing After Refrigeration on the Integrity of Human Milk" (2012)
  • Kasturba Medical College: Dr. T.M.A. Pai Prize - Ranked First in Final MBBS Part 2 Examination (2005)
  • Kasturba Medical College: Dr. R.L. Adiga Prize - Ranked First in Final MBBS Part 2 Examination (2005)
  • Kasturba Medical College: Ranked First in Surgery in Final year MBBS exams (2005)
  • Kasturba Medical College: Mrs. Muktaben D. Chandrana Prize - Best Outgoing Lady Medical Graduate (2002-2003) (2005)
  • All India Conference of ACBI, Manipal Award- Ranked First in Biochemistry (1999)
  • Kasturba Medical College: Manoj Salian Memorial Prize - Ranked Second in First year Medical School (1999)

Research Expertise:

  • Breast milk storage and processing
  • Neonatal nutrition

Grants and Sponsored Research:

  • August 2019–July 2020
    Use of Simulation to Facilitate Effective Parent-Provider Communication in Challenging Neonatal Scenarios
    American Academy of Pediatrics Disctrict II Section on Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator

Journal Articles:

Abstracts:

  • Ahrabi FA, Handa D, Codipilly CN, Shah S, Potak D, Schanler RJ. (2013) Effects of Prolonged Freezing on the Integrity of Human Milk. (Apr)

Professional Memberships:

  • American Academy of Pediatrics (2007–2016)

Presentations:

  • "Conflict Management: Solutions for Resolution" Pediatric Grand Rounds; University at Buffalo (2021)
  • "Hepatitis C Screening In Newborns With Perinatal Hepatitis C Exposure Discharged From The Regional Perinatal Center Of Western New York Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: A Retrospective Review Of The Past Decade" Annual Conference; Eastern Society for Pediatric Research; Poster Session 2: General Pediatrics and Potpourri (2021)
  • "A 35-week Preterm infant with polyhydramnios and decreased fetal movement, status post therapeutic hypothermia for severe hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy" Annual Conference; Eastern Society for Pediatric Research; E-ESPR2020: 352 (2020)
  • "Show Me the Money! A Physician’s Perspective on Financial Savviness" Pediatric Grand Rounds; University at Buffalo (2020)
  • "Neonatal Resuscitation" Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds; University at Buffalo (2019)
  • "Vaping: Do You Know Enough About It?" Internal Medicine Grand Rounds; Mercy Hospital of Buffalo (2019)
  • "Can NICU Workflow Improve without Paper Continuity Books?" Annual Meeting; Pediatric Academic Societies; NICU Practices & Procedures: Potpourri (2019)
  • "Can NICU Workflow Improve without Paper Continuity Books?" Annual Conference; Eastern Society for Pediatric Research; Poster Session II (2019)
  • "Single Family Room NICU: Does It Make a Difference?" Pediatric Grand Rounds; University at Buffalo (2017)
  • "Shock in the Newborn" Perinatal Updates 2014 (2014)
  • "Do Thawing and Warming Affect the Integrity of Human Milk?" Annual Meeting; Pediatric Academic Societies (2013)
  • "Effects of Prolonged Freezing On the Integrity of Human Milk" Annual Meeting; Pediatric Academic Societies (2013)
  • "Do Thawing and Warming Affect the Integrity of Human Milk?" Annual Meeting; Eastern Society for Pediatric Research (2013)
  • "Do Thawing and Warming Affect the Integrity of Human Milk?" National Conference and Exhibition; American Academy of Pediatrics; Breastfeeding (2012)
  • "Effects of Prolonged Freezing On the Integrity of Human Milk" National Conference and Exhibition; American Academy of Pediatrics; Perinatal Pediatrics (2012)
  • "Are Elevated Nucleated Red Blood Cell Counts at Birth Associated with Acute Determinants of Adverse Outcomes for Near Term and Term Infants with Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy?" Annual Meeting; Queens Pediatric Society (2010)
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Service Activities:

  • ; Member, Leadership committee, Mid-career Neonatologists (MidCAN); Section on Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, AAP (2021–present)
  • ; Member, Medical Advisory Committee; ProgenyHealth (2021–present)
  • ; Member, Mid-career Neonatologists (MidCAN); Section on Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, AAP (2020–present)
  • ; Reviewer, 2020 COQIPS Abstracts Program; Council on Quality Improvement & Patient Safety, AAP (2020)
  • ; Mentor, The Jacobs School of Medicine Leadership Track (2020–2021)
  • ; Member, Clinical Leaders Group; Section on Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, AAP (2020–present)
  • ; Member, Leadership committee: Women in Neonatology (WiN) group Section on Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, AAP (2020–present)
  • ; Member, Medical Students Pediatrics Rotation Physician; Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Science (2020–present)
  • ; Member, Pediatric Residency program Clinical Competency committee; Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Science (2020–present)
  • ; Member, Pediatric Residency program Mentor committee; Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Science (2020–present)
  • ; Member, Pediatrics Teaching Interest Group; Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Science (2019–present)
  • ; Mentor, Pediatrics Interest Group Shadowing program; Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Science (2019–present)
  • University at Buffalo; Member (2018–2020)
  • ; Member, Behling Simulation Center Debriefer & Facilitator group; Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Science (2014–present)
  • ; Member, Neonatology Clinical Competency Committee; Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Science (2014–2020)
  • ; Member, Neonatology Fellowship Recruitment committee; Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Science (2013–present)
  • ; Member, Pediatric Resident Recruitment committee; Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Science (2013–present)
  • University at Buffalo; Member, Faculty Council (2013–2015)
  • ; Member, Trainees & Early Career Neonatologists Group (TECaN); Section on Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, AAP (2012–2019)

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Contact Information

UBMD Pediatrics
Division of Neonatology
1001 Main Street
Buffalo, New York 14203
Phone: (716) 323-0260
Fax: (716) 323-0294
deepalih@buffalo.edu

This faculty member is affiliated with UBMD, practicing physicians who are also professors in the Jacobs School.

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