About the Author
Editor In Chief: Deepak M. Kamat, MD, PhD, FAAP Deepak M. Kamat, MD, PhD, FAAP, received his MD and PhD from the University of Bombay, India and then completed his residency in pediatrics and fellowship in pediatric immunology and bone marrow transplant at the University of Minnesota. He also served as the program director for the combined Medicine/Pediatrics program at the University of Minnesota. Currently, he is a professor at the Carman and Ann Adams Department of Pediatrics at the Childrens Hospital of Michigan and Wayne State University. He is also the vice chair of education, director of the Institute of Medical Education, and program director for the International Health Pathway and Pediatric Global Health Certificate program. Dr Kamat is honored with many teaching awards by medical students and residents at the University of Minnesota, at West Virginia University, and at the Childrens Hospital of Michigan/Wayne State University. He practices general pediatrics, clinical immunology, and international health. Dr Kamat is the lead editor of the Point-of-Care Quick Reference on Pediatric Care Online(TM). He is appointed editor of the Index of Suspicion Section of Pediatrics in Review from July 2008, and he is an associate editor of the AAP Textbook of Pediatric Care.