Shibani Kanungo, MD

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  • Associate Professor, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine



Dr. Shibani Kanungo MPH, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. She is Board Certified in Pediatrics and Medical Biochemical Genetics. She is employed with Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine. She is a Medical Biochemical (Metabolic) Geneticist and a Pediatrician. She earned her MD from the Moscow Medical Academy in June 1994. She completed her Masters in Public Health majoring in Maternal and Child Health at University of Illinois at Chicago in December 1999. She completed her residency in Pediatrics from Stony Brook University and University of Kentucky respectfully in July 2005 and September 2007. She completed her postdoctoral fellowship in Medical Genetics from the University of Pittsburg College of Medicine in July 2011. She went on to obtain an advanced fellowship in Medical Biochemical Genetics from the University of California-Los Angeles-UCLA Intercampus Genetics Training Program August 2011. She has occupied a number of positions including preceptor for Clinical Medicine-I; course instructors in Biochemistry, Maternal and Child Health in colleges of medicine and public health; Director of Newborn Screening and Metabolic Disorders and Member of Institutional Review Boards in various institutions; advisory member for various State Newborn Screening Programs. She is currently co-course director for Genetic and Metabolic Disorders course at Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine. Her clinical, teaching, and research interests include Newborn Screening and Metabolic Disorders, long term outcomes in rare disorders.


  • Advanced Fellowship 2013, Medical Biochemical Genetics, UCLA INtercampus Gentics Training Program, University of California-Los Angeles
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship 2011, Medical Genetics, College of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
  • Residency 2007, Pediatrics, College of Medicine, University of Kentucky
  • Residency 2005, Pediatrics, College of Medicine, Stony Brook University
  • MPH 1999, Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • MD 1994, Medicine, Moscow Medical Academy