University of Illinois at Chicago: Biology, B.S.
University of Michigan School of Dentistry: Doctor of Dental Surgery, D.D.S.
Johns Hopkins University: Regulatory Sciences, M.S. Candidate
Deepthi Paknikar currently serves as a Regulatory Affairs Associate at Proxima Clinical Research, Inc. Proxima is a contract research organization focused on assisting emerging pharmaceutical and medical device companies in clinical product development.
Upon graduating dental school, Deepthi started working as a general dentist and has experience in the private and public healthcare sector. She also served as adjunct faculty at a Dental Hygiene Program. Deepthi’s previous experience at the University of Michigan included leading research projects and engaging in scientific writing and presentations.
Proxima Clinical Research, Inc., Houston, Texas
Regulatory Affairs Associate II
Fox College Dental Hygiene Program, Bedford Park, Illinois
Adjunct Clinical Faculty
General Dentist, Chicago, Illinois
Clinical Dental Provider
Ms. Paknikar has played an important role in the development of the following medical products:
Ms. Paknikar has contributed to the following publications:
Jacobs RH, Pavuluri MN, Schenkel LS, Palmer A, Shah K, Vemuri D, Whited S, Little DM. Negative emotion impacts memory for verbal discourse in pediatric bipolar disorder. Bipolar Disord. 2011 May;13(3):287-93. doi: 10.1111/j.1399-5618.2011.00922.x. PMID: 21676131; PMCID: PMC4571186.