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Jitu Modi, MD, Pediatrics, Laurel, MD

JituRajnikantModiMD(He/Him)

Pediatrics Laurel, MD

Regional Medical Director MERCK & CO

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Summary

  • Dr. Jitu Modi is a pediatrician serving as Regional Medical Director for Merck. He received his medical degree from Penn State College of Medicine and has been in practice 17 years. He also speaks multiple languages, including Gujarati. He is experienced in immunizations, pediatrics, health technology/informatics, and medical education.

Education & Training

  • National Capital Consortium
    National Capital ConsortiumResidency, Pediatrics, 2000 - 2003
  • National Capital Consortium
    National Capital ConsortiumInternship, Pediatrics, 2000 - 2003
  • Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
    Pennsylvania State University College of MedicineClass of 2000, MD
  • Pennsylvania State University
    Pennsylvania State UniversityBS, Biology, 1992 - 1996

Certifications & Licensure

  • MD State Medical License
    MD State Medical License 2006 - 2023
  • American Board of Pediatrics Pediatrics

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Physician Assistant Instructor of the Year
  • USUHS Pediatric Instructor of the Year
  • Walter Reed AMC Intern Class President
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Using Lean Six Sigma Methodology to Improve a Mass Immunizations Process at the United States Naval Academy  
    ENS Chrysanthy Ha, MC USN*; MSgt Donald A. McCoy, USAF (Ret.)†; HM3 Christopher B. Taylor, USN‡; HM3 Kayla D. Kirk, USN‡; CAPT Robert S. Fry, MSC USN‡; Jitendrakumar R..., Military Medicine
  • Mass Vaccinations at the United States Naval Academy.  
    Ha C, Taylor C, Modi JR, Health Security
  • Papillary Thyroid Carcinomas from Young Adult and Children Contain a Mixture of Lymphocytes.  
    Modi, J.R., Patel, A., Terrell, R., Tuttle, R.M., Francis, G.L, Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism
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Abstracts/Posters

  • The binding affinity of NF-κB for its respective site within nucleosomal DNA is modulated by the relative positioning of the underlying histone octamer.
    Modi, J.R., Desai, A., Steger, D., Adams, C., Workman, J, Honors Thesis Collection at the Pennsylvania State University
  • Cooperative nucleosome binding by transcription factor displays spatial requirements.
    Modi, J.R., Adams, C., Workman, J, Howard Hughes Research Poster Seminar
  • The binding affinity of USF and NF-κB for their respective site within nucleosomal DNA is modulated by the relative positioning of the underlying histone octamer.
    Modi, J.R., Desai, A., Steger, D., Adams, C., Workman, J, Howard Hughes Research Poster Seminar (First Place Research Award), Pennsylvania State University Undergraduate Research Fair
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Other

  • Pediatric Immunization. 
    Modi, J.R, Military Vaccine Network

Authored Content

  • Impact of Nonpharmaceutical Interventions During the COVID-19 Pandemic on Medically Attended Acute Respiratory Infection: The U.S. Naval Academy ExperienceNovember 2021

Press Mentions

  • NHC Annapolis Supports USNA Flu Shot Exercise
    NHC Annapolis Supports USNA Flu Shot ExerciseOctober 16th, 2020
  • Naval Health Clinic Annapolis Rolls up Sleeves to Deliver the Moderna Vaccine
    Naval Health Clinic Annapolis Rolls up Sleeves to Deliver the Moderna VaccineDecember 23rd, 2020

Other Languages

  • Gujarati