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Peter Somani

Peter Somani was Indian, American human service administrator.


  • Somani, Peter was born on October 31, 1937 in Chirawah, India. Came to the United States, naturalized.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, Vikram University, Ujjain, India, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, Marquette University, Milwaukee, 1965.


    • Demonstrator pharmacology All India Institute Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 1960-1962, external examiner Doctor of Philosophy program, 1974, 79, 85, 86. Instructor department pharmacology Marquette University School Medicine, Milwaukee, 1965-1966, assistant professor department pharmacology, 1966-1969. Associate professor department pharmacology Medical College Wisconsin, 1969-1971, associate clinical professor pharmacology, 1971-1974.

      Head cardiovascular pharmacology Abbott Laboratories, North Chicago, Illinois, 1971-1972. Attending physician Jackson Memorial Hospital, director hypertension clinic, 1978-1980. Attending physician University Miami Hospitals and Clinics.

      Director clinical pharmacology Medical College Ohio, 1980-1995. Director of health Ohio Department Health, Columbus, 1992-1997. Consultant Geigy Pharmaceuticals, Arduously, New York, 1969-1970, Abbott Laboratories North Chicago, 1970-1971.

      Visiting professor Medical University Szeged, Hungary, 1971, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India, 1980. Pfizer visiting professor clinical pharmacology University Mississippi School Medicine, Jackson, 1982. Organizer Symposium on Antiarrhythmic Drugs, 1983.

      United Nations visiting professor TOKTEN program Council Scientific and Industrial Research, India, 1987. External examiner University Western Ontario, Canada, 1988.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in cardiovascular pharmacology, especially in the areas of beta-blockers, coronary circulation and myocardial hemodynamics, and antiarrhythmic drugs, regional blood flow measurements by the micro sphere techniques, cardiovascular pharmacology and toxicology of antiarrhythmic drugs, development of an animal model to study the pathophysiology and pharmacology or hypertension-diabetes.


    • Member editorial board journal Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, 1978, Journal Cardiovasc. Pharmacology, 1979, International Journal Clinical Pharmacology and Biopharmacy, 1979. Speaker in field.

      Contributor articles to professional journals.


    • Married Kamlesh; children: Anita Somani-Richardson, Jyoti, Alok.
    • spouse: Kamlesh
    • children: Anita Somani-Richardson Somani
    • Jyoti Somani
    • Alok Somani
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    Born October 31, 1937