Dr. Parthasarathy has expertise in noninvasive home ventilation for sleep-related breathing disorders and invasive ventilation in critically ill patients. His major areas of focus have been in promoting adherence to nonivasive ventilation devices in the home setting and patient-ventilator interaction during critical illness. He serves as Chief of Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine at COM-T and as a Special Advisor to NH/NHLBI.
Dr Parthasarathy has a broad background in translational and clinical-translational research that is focused on the following areas as PI or co-investigator: (a) sleep disturbances and the relationship to inflammation and patient-outcomes in critically ill patients receiving mechanical ventilation and (b) health-services research with emphasis on patient-centered approaches and dissemination and implementation aspects of interventions for sleep apnea. He continues to receive extramural funding as PI or Co-investigator from NIH, PCORI, Health Services Research & Development (HSR&D) portfolio of the Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Defense, American Lung Association, as well as funds from industry and private foundations which have enabled him to make contributions to sleep and critical care research.