Niharika Ganta, M.D., M.P.H

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Hospital at the University of Pennsylvania
Palliative Care Service
3400 Spruce Street
White 2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 221/2365
BS (History)
Temple University, 2004.
MPH (Public Health)
Temple University, 2008.
Temple University, 2010.
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Selected Publications

Ganta N, Dingfield L, O'Connor N: SUPER: A new framework for goals of care communication. Society of General Internal Medicine Forum 40(3), March 2017.

Jay Vanston, Nina O'Connor, Grace Huffman, and Niharika Ganta. : Essentials Practices in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, UNIPAC 8: COPD, Heart Failure, and Renal Disease. American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine 9, 2017.

Ganta N, Bansal A, O’Connor N.: Clinical Pearls: Advance Care Planning for End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD). American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Quarterly Summer, 2017.

Martin, Niels, Moin, Emily, Matta, Amy, Wronski, Sofia, Collins, Tara, Ganta, Niharika, O’Connor, Nina, Kaplan, Lewis. : Unique Impediments to End of Life Management in Critically Ill Surgical Patients PATIENTS. Critical Care Medicine 42(12), December 2016.

Lee KA, Ganta N, Horton JR, Chai E.: Evidence for Neurotoxicity Due to Morphine or Hydromorphone Use in Renal Impairment: A Systematic Review. Journal of Palliative Medicine 19(11): 1179-1187, November 2016.

Jehan Bahrainwala, Niharika Ganta, Nina O’Connor, Karen Warburton, Denise LaMarra, Jeffrey Berns: A Novel Communication Skills Curriculum to Improve Shared Decision Making Among Nephrology Fellows. Poster presentation at American Society of Nephrology 2016.

Ouchi K, Knabben V, Rivera-Reyes L, Ganta N, Gelfman LP, Sudore R, Hwang U: Preparing Older Adults with Serious Illness to Formulate Their Goals for Medical Care in the Emergency Department. Journal of Palliative Medicine 2016.

Niharika Ganta and Laura Gelfman: Textbook of Palliative Care Communication. Oxford University Press Page: 173-183, November 2015.

Knabben V, Sudore R, Ganta N, Rivera L, Shreves A, Richardson L, Hwang U.: GEDI WISE: Feasibility of Tablet-Based Advanced Care Planning Education for Older Adults in the Emergency Department. Poster Presentation. American Geriatrics Society Annual Scientific Meeting. National Harbor, MD. 2015.

J.L. Howe, H. Fernandez, F.C. Ko, N. Ganta, J. Deering, D Sun, D Dumorne1, A.M. Atanous: Preparing Geriatrics Fellows To Educate Primary Care Providers: A Mentored E-Learning Curriculum Development And Assessment Track Poster Presentation, Gerontological Society of America. Orlando, FL 2015.

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