Hem Desai, MBBS, MPH

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

Hem Desai

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Colleen Hennen

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MD, Medical School, Smt. NHL Municipal Medical College, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, India

Residency, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Fellowship, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN


I have active interest in medical education. In addition to teaching residents and medical students, I was coordinator for pulmonary curriculum for Physician Assistant school at Indiana University.

I focused on Pulmonary Hypertension during third year of my fellowship. My research area of interest includes Delirium & racial and social disparities in healthcare outcomes.

Awards & Recognition

  • Best Resident Teacher- University of Arizona College of Medicine
  • Best Resident in Pulmonary & Critical Care- University of Arizona College of Medicine


Research Summary/Interests

  • Delirium, Medical Education
  • Pulmonary Hypertension


Academic Interests and Focus

ICU Primer for an Intern, Advance Ventilator Management


Clinical Interests

Pulmonary Hypertension, ICU Survival Care, Asthma