Jawahar (Jay) Kalra, MD, PhD, FRCPC, FCAHS

Professor
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
College of Medicine
University of Saskatchewan and Royal University Hospital
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, S7N 0W8, Canada

Biography

Dr. Kalra, is an Educator, Researcher, and Quality health care advocate, is a Professor of Pathology in the University of Saskatchewan and has served as Head of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Saskatoon Health Region. He is recognized for his many contributions as a clinical scientist, academic leader, and health system administrator. He has been a pioneer in establishing guidelines for thyroid-function testing, quality assurance program and laboratory utilization in health care. He has also contributed nationally and internationally in the area of total quality management and lean transformation strategies. He has published extensively and is the author of the book Medical Errors and Patient Safety: Strategies to reduce and disclose medical errors and improve patience safety.

Research Interest

His research interests include: Applied biochemistry related to oxygen-free radicals in various clinical diseases, including heart failure and atherosclerosis.

Scientific Activities

HONOURS (MEDALS, FELLOWSHIPS, PRIZES)

• 2013 RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Award Winner, (July 2013)
• Certificate of Appreciation – Service Recognition as Chair and Patron of the Mining Interest Group, American Society for Quality (ASQ), November (2013)
• Recipient, Global Health Travel Award for International Exchange Program to visit India, College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, (October, 2013)
• Recipient, 2012 Outstanding Speaker Award for the topic entitled Quality Care and Patient Safety-Strategies to Reduce and Disclose Medical Error, American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC), (June 2013)
• Recipient, Graduate Student Association (GSA) Champion Award, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, (March 8, 2013)
• Recipient, Recognition of Outstanding Contribution to ASQ Quality in Mining Interest Group. American Society for Quality (ASQ) (November, 2012)
• Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, Western Development Museum, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, (Oct. 9, 2012)
• Certificate of Recognition, Paul Yuzyk Award for Multiculturalism (2012)
• Recipient, Global Health Travel Award for International Exchange Program to visit India, College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, (October, 2012)
• Recipient, ASQ Recognition for Commitment and Outstanding Contribution to ASQ-Canada and ASQ-Saskatchewan, ASQ Canadian Quality Summit and Mining Gala 2012, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, (June 9, 2012)
• Recipient, Certificate of Appreciation for dedication to continuing excellence in the evaluation of physicians through participation (2006, 2007, 2008, 2010) as a Physician Examiner in the Qualifying Examination Part II, Medical Council of Canada, (May 2012)
• Recipient, 2012 CAME/ACÉM Certificate of Merit Award for Outstanding Contributions to Medical Education, Canadian Association for Medical Education (CAME), Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, (April 15, 2012)
• Recipient, 2011 Outstanding Speaker Award for the topic entitled Under the Microscope: Global Perspective of medical error and strategies to reduce and disclose error, American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC), (March 9, 2012)
• Recipient, Clinical Chemists Recognition Award 2011 for demonstration of professional development through continued education in clinical chemistry, American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC), (February, 2012)
• Recipient, Dedicated Service Award in recognition of outstanding contribution to the University of Saskatchewan faculty Association, Canadian Association of University Teachers, (December 2011)
• Recipient, American Society for Quality (ASQ) Service Award 2010-2011 to recognize commitment and outstanding Services to ASQ Saskatchewan Section and community, (July, 2011)
• Recipient, Global Health Travel Award for International Exchange Program to visit India/Bangladesh, College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, (October, 2011)
• Recipient, American Society for Quality (ASQ) Leadership Award – to recognize commitment and outstanding contributions to ASQ Saskatchewan Section and community, (May, 2011)
• Recipient, 2010 Outstanding Speaker Award-recognized as an outstanding speaker for the topic entitled Quality Care and patient Safety: Strategies to Reduce and disclose Medical Error: A Global Perspective through the evaluations by the American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC), (March, 2011)
• Canadian Quality Congress Highly Commendable Paper Award: Chadha, R, Singh, A and Kalra, J. Lean and queuing Integration for Healthcare transformation. The 2nd Canadian Quality Congress, University of Toronto Canada, (23-25 August, 2010)
• Honorary Ambassador, Saskatoon Folkfest, (August 19-21, 2010)
• Global Health Travel Grant- College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan. International Exchange Program to visit Nepal/India, (Nov 22-29, 2010)
• Recipient, 2009 Outstanding Speaker Award – recognized as an outstanding speaker for the topic entitled Strategies to Reduce and disclose Medical Error: A Global Perspective, as evaluated by the American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) program participants. (March, 2010)
• Recipient, 2008 Outstanding Speaker Award – recognized as an outstanding speaker for the topic entitled Strategies to Reduce Medical Error: A Clinical Laboratory Model, as evaluated by the American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) program participants. (March, 2009)
• Recipient, Clinical Chemists Recognition Award 2008, for demonstration of professional development through continued education in clinical chemistry. American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC). (February, 2009)
• Recipient, 2007 International Travel Award, Canadian Society of Clinical Chemists, (June 2008)
• Recipient, 2007 Outstanding Speaker Award-recognized as an outstanding speaker through the evaluations by the American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) program participants. (July 2008)
• Honorary Ambassador, Mosaic (40th Anniversary) – A Festival of Cultures, Regina, SK, (May 31-June 2, 2007)
• Recipient, Grant for Leadership and/or Administration, Canadian Society of Clinical Chemists, (June, 2007)
• Recipient, 2006 Outstanding Speaker Award-recognized as an outstanding speaker through the evaluations by the American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) program participants. (March 1, 2007)
• Recognized, Saskatoon Centennial Initiative, 100 Years 100 Reasons recognition-CTV and Imagery Illustration, City Hall, Saskatoon, (September 9, 2006)
• Recipient, Saskatchewan Equity and Diversity Association (SEEDA) Award as Pioneer for Advancing Multiculturalism and Diversity in Saskatchewan, (April 2006)
• Recipient, Saskatchewan Heath Research Foundation Achievement Award in Clinical Research, (December 2005)
• Nominee, Distinguished Graduate Supervisor Award, University of Saskatchewan, ( 2005-2006)
• Ambassador, Saskatchewan Centennial Celebration Program, Saskatchewan (2005)
• Recipient, Saskatchewan Commemorative Centennial Medal, (July 2005)
• Recipient, Sharing our Vision Award for outstanding contribution to CNIB and our clients, The Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB) of Saskatchewan Division, Saskatoon, (June 2005)
• Recipient, Saskatchewan Centennial Leadership Award for outstanding contribution to province, Regina, (June 2005)
• Recipient, Physician Recognition Award Community Spirit, Saskatoon Health Region, (December 2004)
• Certificate of Appreciation, Province of British Columbia for participation with Canadian Eyesight International, (May 2004)
• Recipient, Living in Harmony Recognition Award for Cultural Diversity and Race Relations, City of Saskatoon, Saskatoon, (March 2004)
• Recipient, SaskCulture Volunteer Award for Culture, Saskatchewan Culture, Regina, (November, 2003)
• Recipient, Volunteer Saskatoon 2003 Award for Cultural Diversity, (April, 2003)
• Recipient, Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Commemorative Medal, (October, 2002)
• Recipient, Recognition of Dedicated Service to Saskatoon Folkfest Incorporated and Contribution to Multiculturalism (1997-2000), Saskatoon Folkfest, Saskatoon, SK, (December 2000)
• Certificate of Award for Outstanding Achievement in Research in the Basic Sciences of Vascular Diseases. Scientific Poster Presentation. (Second Place, Co-author), American College of Angiology, 44th Annual World Assembly, (June 1997)
• Outstanding Speaker Award for 1996, AACC American Association for Clinical Chemistry Inc. Washington, D.C. (Evaluations by Advances in Clinical Chemistry Education and New Technology Programs participant), (March 1997)
• Certificate of Award, Scientific Poster Presentation (Co-Author), 38th World Congress, International College of Angiology, (June 1996)
• Outstanding Speaker Award, for 1995, AACC American Association for Clinical Chemistry, Inc. Washington, D.C. (February 1996)
• Recipient, Monument of Appreciation for Leadership in Canadian Association of Medical Biochemists (1993-1995), Ottawa, ON, (September 1996)
• Certificate of Award for Outstanding Achievement in Research in the basic Sciences of Vascular Diseases, Scientific Poster Presentation (co-author), American College of Angiology, 42nd Annual World Assembly, (October 1995)
• Certificate of Award, (First Prize), Scientific Poster Presentation, (Co-Author), 36th World Congress, International College of Angiology, (July 1994)
• Excellence of Research Award 1994, Canadian Society of Clinical Chemists, Quebec City, (June 1994)
• Golden Wheel Award for Excellence in Science and Technology – 1994, Rotary Clubs of Saskatoon, Saskatoon, (April 1994)
• Certificate of Award, Scientific Poster Presentation (Co-author), American College of Angiology, 40th Annual World Assembly, (October 1993)
• Certificate of Award, Scientific Poster Presentation, (Co-author), 35th World Congress, International College of Angiology, (July 1993)
• Med Chem Best Poster Award, Canadian Society of Clinical Chemists, Annual Conference, (May 1992)
• Med Chem Best Poster Award (First Place), Canadian Society of Clinical Chemists, Annual Congress, (1991)
• Schering Traveling Award, Canadian Society for Clinical Investigation, (1988)
• Merck, Sharp, and Dohme Award in Therapeutics, (1980)
• Lange Medical Publications Book Series Award, (1979)
• Burrough Wellcome Scholarship, (1979)
• Excellence of Research Award Eastern Student Research Forum, Miami, Florida, USA, (1979)
• Summer Studentship award, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University, Newfoundland, (1978)
• Grant in Aid Fellowship, Banting Research Foundation, Toronto, Ontario, (1974)
• Postgraduate Fellowship, Memorial University, Newfoundland, (1971 1974)
• University Medal for topping the list at M.Sc. in Aligarh University, India, (1970)
• Junior Research Fellowship, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi, India, (1969)

DEPARTMENTAL AND COLLEGE COMMITTEES

Current Committee Membership

• Chair, Faculty Appointment Committee for Acting Head, Department of Pathology, College of Medicine, (June 2014)
• Chair, Nominations Committee, Faculty Council, College of Medicine, (2013-14)
• Chair, Endowment / Trust Funds Committee, Department of Pathology, (2013-14)
• Member, Faculty Council, College of Medicine, (2013-14)
• Member, Bylaws Committee, College of Medicine, (2013-14)
• Mentor, Mentorship Program, College of Medicine, Undergraduate Medical Student, (2013-14)
• Chair, Undergraduate Teaching Program Committee, Department of Pathology, (2013-14)
• Head, Education Division, Department of Pathology, ( 2013-14)
• Special Advisor to Dean on Strategic Planning, Innovation & Assessment, College of Medicine, (2013)
• Member, Salary Review Committee, Department of Pathology, University of Saskatchewan, (2013-14)
• Member, Faculty Association Representative Committee (FAR), (Departmental Representative), (2013-14)

Past Committee Membership

• Chair, Faculty Appointment Committee for Acting Head, Department of Pathology, College of Medicine, (June 2013)
• Chair, Nominations Committee, Faculty Council, College of Medicine, (2012-13)
• Member, Governance Group Committee, Academic Health Sciences Centre(s), Alternate Funding Plan (AFP), Development, (2012)
• Chair, Endowment/Trust Funds Committee, Department of Pathology, (2012-2013)
• Member, Faculty Council, College of Medicine, (2012-2013)
• Member, Bylaws Committee, College of Medicine, (2012-2013)
• Chair, Undergraduate Teaching Program Committee, Department of Pathology, (2012-2013)
• Head, Education Division, Department of Pathology, (2012-2013)
• Special Advisor to Dean on Strategic Planning, Innovation & Assessment, College of Medicine, (2012-2013)
• Member, Salary Review Committee, Department of Pathology, University of Saskatchewan, (2013-2014)
• Member, Faculty Association Representative Committee (FAR), (Departmental Representative), (2013-2014)
• Member, Search Committee for Hematopathologist, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, (2012-2013)
• Chair, Search Sub-Committee for Hematopathologist, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, (2012-2013)
• Member, Search Committee, Faculty Term Position, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, (2012-2013)
• Chair, Search Sub-Committee, Faculty Term Position, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, (2012-2013)
• Member, Salary Review Committee, Department of Pathology, University of Saskatchewan, (2012-2013)
• Member, Faculty Association Representative Committee (FAR), (Departmental Representative), (2012-2013)
• Chair, Nominations Committee, Faculty Representative Council, College of Medicine, (2011-2012)
• Represented Department Head, Secretariat Site Visit –Undergraduate Medical Education program accreditation. B525 Health Sciences Building, Saskatoon, SK.. (March 10, 2011)
• Chair, Undergraduate Teaching Program Committee, (2010-2011; 2011-2012)
• Member, Steering Committee, Academic Health Sciences Centre(s), Alternate Funding Plan (AFP), Development, (2009-2010; 2010-2011; 2011-2012)
• Member, Governance Group Committee, Academic Health Sciences Centre(s), Alternate Funding Plan Development, (2009-2010; 2010-2011; 2011-2012)
• Head, Education Division, Department of Pathology, (2009-2010; 2010-2011; 2011-2012)
• Chair, Endowment/Trust Funds Committee, Department of Pathology, (2007-2008, 2008-2009, 2009-2010; 2010-2011; 2011-2012)
• Member, Resident Selection Committee, (2007-2008, 2008-2009)
• Coordinator, Clinical Chemistry, Resident Training Program in General Pathology, (2007-2008, 2008-2009, 2009)
• Chair, Quality Committee, Division of Clinical Biochemistry, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, (2006-2007, 2007-2008, 2008-2009, 2009)
• Chair, Faculty Representative Council, College of Medicine, (2006-2007, 2007-2008, 2008-2009, 2009-2010; 2010-2011)
• Faculty Council, Executive Representative, Visited various departments with regards to work of the Faculty Council, (2006-2007, 2007-2008, 2008-2009, 2009-2010; 2010-2011)
• Member, Admission Interview Committee, College of Medicine, (March 2007; March 2008; March 2009)
• Member, Admission Interview Committee, College of Medicine, (March 24-25, 2007, March 2008)
• Member, Bylaws Committee, College of Medicine, (2006-2007, 2007-2009, 2009-2010; 2010-2011; 2011-2012)
• Member, Medicine/Dentistry Merger Committee, University of Saskatchewan, (2006)
• Member, Budget, Planning and Priority Committee, College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, (2006-2007, 2007-2008)
• Member, Resident Training Program in General Pathology, (2006-2007, 2007-2008, 2008-2009)
• Member, Undergraduate Teaching Program Committee, (2006-2007, 2007-2008, 2008-2009, 2009-2010)
• Member, Library Committee, Department of Pathology, (2006-2007)
• Member, College of Medicine Faculty Council, (2006-2007, 2007-2008, 2008-2009, 2009-2010; 2010-2011; 2011-2012)
• Chair, Faculty Representative Council, College of Medicine, (2005-2006)
• Faculty Council, Executive Representative, Visited various departments with regards to work of the Faculty Council, (2005-2006)
• Member, Medicine/Dentistry Merger Committee, College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan (2005-2006)
• Member, Resident Training Program in General Pathology, (2004-2005, 2005-2006)
• Member, Undergraduate Teaching Program Committee, (2004-2005, 2005-2006)
• Acting Head, Department of Pathology, (June 14-30, 2004)
• Member, Performance Review Committee, Administrative and Supervisory Personnel Association (ASPA), (2003-2004)
• Member, Library Committee, Department of Pathology, (2003-2004, 2004-2005, 2005-2006)
• Member, Budget, Planning & Priorities Committee, Faculty Council, College of Medicine, (2002-2003, 2003-2004, 2004-2005, 2005-2006)
• Member, Search Committees, Associate Dean, Clinical Service and Vice Dean, College of Medicine, (2003)
• Member, Animal Care Committee, College of Medicine, (2001-2002, 2002-2003, 2005-2006)
• Chair, Committee on Educational Policy, College of Medicine, (1998-2000)
• Member, College of Medicine Faculty Council, (1999, 1999-2000, 2001-2002, 2002-2003, 2003-2004, 2004-2005, 2005-2006)
• Member, Ad Hoc Committee on Academic Health Sciences Centre/Network, Faculty Council, College of Medicine, (2002, 2002-03, 2003-04, 2004-05)
• Member, (Cognate Head), Appointment Committee for Head, Department of Surgery, (1997-98)
• Chair, Planning Committee, Maureen Fuller Memorial Lecture, College of Medicine, (1996-97, 1998-99)
• Member, Search Committee for Head, Department of Ophthalmology, (1996-97)
• Chair, (Subcommittee of Search Committee) for Head, Department of Ophthalmology, (1996-97)
• Member, (Cognate Head), Appointments Committee for Head, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, (1996-97)
• Member, Ad HOC Committee of Department Heads, Review Guidelines/documents – selection of Program Directors, (1996-97)
• Member, (Cognate Head) Appointment Committee, Dept. of Community Medicine and Epidemiology (for Dr. K. Green, part-time), (1996-97)
• Member, College Review Committee (Inscope Faculty members), (1996-99)
• Member, Curriculum Planning Group, College of Medicine, “Overall Content and Educational Objectives”, (1995-96)
• Chair, 90th Saskatchewan Anniversary Conference Planning Committee, “Health Care Reform and Academic Medicine”, College of Medicine, (1995-96)
• Member, Appointment Committee (Cognate Head) for Head, Department of Microbiology, (1995-96)
• Co-Chair, Morning Sessions, 90th Saskatchewan Anniversary Conference, “Role of Academic Health Sciences Centre: A Real and Timely Opportunity” and “Role of Academic Health Sciences Centre in Health Care Delivery”, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (September 23, 1995)
• Member, Volunteer Committee, First and Best Campaign, College of Medicine, (1995-96)
• Member, (Cognate Head), Appointments Committee, Department of Medicine, In Scope Faculty Appointment, (1994-95)
• Member, College of Medicine, Advisory Supervisor Personnel Association (ASPA) Performance Appraisal Committee, (1993-95)
• Member, B.Sc. (Med) Advisory Committee, College of Medicine, Evaluation of B.Sc. (Med) Students, (1994)
• Chairman, Search Committee, Department of Pathology for Hematopathology, (1994)
• Director, Research Activities, Department of Pathology/Laboratory Medicine, (1994)
• Member, College Review Committee (Salary & Promotion for without Term Faculty) (1992-96)
• Member, Deans Advisory Committee on College Resources, (1994-2000)
• Member, College Committee on Salary Review (out-of-scope staff), (1992-95)
• Member, (Cognate Head) Appointments Committee for Department Head. (Medicine), (1993-94)
• Member, Sub-Committee; Resources for the Educational Program, General Facilities (Chairman) CACMS/LCME Accreditation Survey Institutional Self Study, (1994)
• Member, Deans Budget Advisory Committee, College of Medicine, (1991-94)
• Chairman, College of Medicine, Ad Hoc Committee, Postgraduate Education Program – Medical Bioethics, (1992-93)
• Member, Executive of Faculty, College of Medicine, (1991-94)
• Member, College of Medicine Ad Hoc Committee – Review of the Function of Authority of Department Head, (1991-92)
• Member, Deans Advisory Committee on Academic Enrichment Programs, College of Medicine, (1990-99)
• Coordinator, Department of Pathology Retreat, (1990)
• Liaison between Deans office and Search Committee for Department of Pathology Headship, (1990)
• Member, B.Sc. (Med.) Committee, College of Medicine, (1990-94)
• Member, Postgraduate Education Executive, College of Medicine, (1991-93)
• Member, Postgraduate Education Committee, College of Medicine, (1990-91)
• Member, Research Methodology Course, College of Medicine, B.Sc. (Med.) Sub-Committee, (1990)
• Director, Residency Training Program, Department of Pathology, (1990-92)
• Director, M.Sc./Ph.D. Training Program and Clinical/Post doctoral Fellows, Department of Pathology, (1990-92)
• Chair, Graduate Studies Program, Department of Pathology, College of Medicine, (1986-1992)
• Chair, Service side Pension Plan Committee, College of Medicine, (1992-2000, (2001-02, 2002-03, 2003-04, 2004-05)
• Trustee, Service side Pension Plan Committee, College of Medicine, (1991-2000)
• Member, Research Committee, College of Medicine, (1991-95)
• Coordinator, Journal Club, Department of Pathology, (1988-92)
• Representative, College of Medicine, Medical Research Council sponsored Workshop on M.D./Ph.D. programs, Toronto, (June 6, 1988)
• Coordinator, Research activities, Department of Pathology, (1988-93)
• Coordinator, M.Sc./Ph.D. Education Program, Department of Pathology, (1988 90)
• Member, Deans Committee on B.Sc. (Med.) and M.D./Ph.D. Program, (1987 88)
• Member, Quality Assurance Committee, Department of Pathology, (1986 87)
• Member, Search Committee, Department of Pathology for Pathologist, (1986)
• Member, Search Committee, Department of Pathology for Hematopathologist, (1986)
• Chairman, Research and Development Committee, Department of Pathology (Medical Biochemistry), (1986)

UNIVERSITY COMMITTEES

Current Committee Membership

• Faculty Recognition Advisory Committee, University of Saskatchewan, (2014)
• Chair, University Representative Council, University of Saskatchewan, (2013-14)
• Member, Operating Budget Adjustments Steering Committee (OBASC), University of Saskatchewan, (2013-14)
• Faculty Ambassador for India and Bangladesh, College of Graduate Studies and Research, International Research and Development, attended Faculty Ambassador Program, (2013)
• Member, Provosts Committee on Integrated Planning (PCIP) on the Standing Committee of the Coordinating Committee of Council, University of Saskatchewan, (2013-14)
• Country Strategies Advisor, Special Advisor to India, University of Saskatchewan (2013-14)
• Member, University Naming Committee, University of Saskatchewan, (2013-14)
• Member, Search committee for Dean College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, (2013)
• Member Representative, Clinical Faculty Committee, Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT), University of Saskatchewan Faculty Association (USFA), (2013-14)
• Member Elected, at Large, University Council, University of Saskatchewan, (2013-14)
• Member, Bylaws / Governance Committee, University of Saskatchewan, (2013-14)
• Member, Executive of the University of Saskatchewan Faculty Association (USFA), University of Saskatchewan, (2013-14)
• Chair, Planning and Assessment Committee, University of Saskatchewan Faculty Association, (2013-14)
• Chair, Personnel Committee, University of Saskatchewan Faculty Association, (2013-14)
• Chair, Committee on Committee, University of Saskatchewan Faculty Association, (2013-14)
• Member, Member Development Committee, University of Saskatchewan Faculty Association, (2013-14)
• Chair, Constitution Committee, University of Saskatchewan Faculty Association, (2013-14)
• Chair, Coordinating Committee, University Representative Council (2013-14)

Past Committee Membership

• Chair, University Representative Council, University of Saskatchewan, (2012-13)
• Faculty Ambassador for India and Bangladesh, College of Graduate Studies and Research, International Research and Development, attended Faculty Ambassador Program, (2012-13)
• Country Strategies Advisor, Special Advisor to India, University of Saskatchewan (2012-13)
• Member, University Naming Committee, University of Saskatchewan, (2012-13)
• Member, Search committee for Dean College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, (2012-13)
• Member Representative, Clinical Faculty Committee, Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT), University of Saskatchewan Faculty Association (USFA), (2012-13)
• Member Elected, at Large, University Council, University of Saskatchewan, (2012-13)
• Member, Bylaws / Governance Committee, University of Saskatchewan, (2012-13)
• Member, Executive of the University of Saskatchewan Faculty Association (USFA), University of Saskatchewan, (2011-12)
• Chair, Planning and Assessment committee, University of Saskatchewan Faculty Association, (2012-13)
• Chair, Personnel Committee, University of Saskatchewan Faculty Association, (2012-13)
• Chair, Committee on Committee, University of Saskatchewan Faculty Association, (2012-13)
• Member, Member Development Committee, University of Saskatchewan Faculty Association, (2012-13)
• Chair, Constitution Committee, University of Saskatchewan Faculty Association, (2012-13)
• Member, Communication Committee, University of Saskatchewan Faculty Association (2012-13)
• Member, Faculty Association Representative Committee (Departmental Representative), (2012-13)
• Chair, Coordinating Committee, University Representative Council (2012-13)
• Member, Search Committee, University Secretary, University of Saskatchewan, (2012-13)
• Member, Operating Budget Adjustments Steering Committee (OBASC), University of Saskatchewan, (2012-13)
• Member, Selection Committee, Academic and Support Task Forces, (2012-13)
• Chair, University Representative Council, University of Saskatchewan, (2011-12)
• Faculty Ambassador for India and Bangladesh, College of Graduate Studies and Research, International Research and Development, attended Faculty Ambassador Program (February 9th, 2012)
• Country Strategies Advisor, Special Advisor to India, University of Saskatchewan (2011-12)
• Member, University Naming Committee, University of Saskatchewan, (2011-12)
• Member, Search committee for Dean College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, (2011-12)
• Member Elected, at Large, University Council, University of Saskatchewan, (2011-12)
• Member, Bylaws / Governance Committee, University of Saskatchewan, (2011-12)
• Member, Executive of the University of Saskatchewan Faculty Association (USFA), University of Saskatchewan, (2011-12)
• Chair, Committee on Committee, University of Saskatchewan faculty association, (2010-11; 2011-12)
• Member, Member Development committee, University of Saskatchewan faculty association, (2010-11; 2011-12)
• Member, Constitution Committee, University of Saskatchewan faculty association, (2010-11; 2011-12)
• Member, Communication committee, University of Saskatchewan faculty association (2010-11; 2011-12)
• Member, Faculty Association Representative Committee (Departmental Representative), (2010-11; 2011-12)
• Chair, Personnel Committee, University of Saskatchewan faculty association, (2010-11; 2011-12)
• Chair, Planning and Assessment committee, University of Saskatchewan faculty association, (2010-11; 2011-12)
• Member Representative, Clinical Faculty Committee, Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT), University of Saskatchewan faculty association (2010-11; 2011-12)
• Member Search Committee for Associate Vice- President (communication), University of Saskatchewan, (2010-11; 2011-12)
• Member, Policy Oversight Committee, University of Saskatchewan, (2010-11)
• Member, Promotion Appeals Committee, University of Saskatchewan, (2007-08, 2008-09)
• Member, Coordinating Committee of Council, University of Saskatchewan, (2008-09, 2009-10)
• Member, Provosts Committee on Integrated Planning on the Standing Committee of the Coordinating Committee of Council, University of Saskatchewan, (2008-09, 2009-10; 2010-11; 2011-12)
• Member, Vision 2057-University Land Use Strategy Committee, University of Saskatchewan, (2008-09, 2009-10)
• Chair, Centers Subcommittee, University of Saskatchewan (2008-09, 2009-10)
• Member Elected, at large, University council, (2008-09, 2009-10; 2010-11)
• Member, Bylaws Committee, University of Saskatchewan, (2008-09, 2009-10; 2010-11)
• Member, Centers Subcommittee, University Of Saskatchewan, (2007-08)
• Chair, Planning and Priorities Committee, University of Saskatchewan, (2008-09, 2009-10)
• Member, Planning and Priorities Committee, University of Saskatchewan, (2006-07, 2007-08, 2008-09, 2009-10)
• Member, Campus Advisory Board for Institutional systems (CABIS), University of Saskatchewan, (2008-09, 2009-10)
• Vice-Chair, University of Saskatchewan, Faculty Association, (2007-08, 2008-09, 2009-10; 2011)
• Co-Chair, Joint Committee of the Management and of Agreement (JCMA), University of Saskatchewan, (2007-08, 2008-09, 2009-10)
• Member, President Review Committee, University of Saskatchewan, (2006-07; 2010-11)
• Member, Renewal and Tenure Appeal Committee, University Of Saskatchewan, (2006-07, 2007-08, 2008-09, 2009-10)
• Member, Executive of the USFA, University of Saskatchewan, (2006-07, 2007-08, 2008-09, 2009-10; 2010-11)
• Member, Faculty Association Representative Committee (Departmental Representative), (2006-07, 2007-08, 2008-09, 2009-10)
• Member, Specialty Committee in Medical Biochemistry, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC), (2008-09)
• Member, Adjudicator Committee for Selection/Recommendation of the Fellowship for Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS), (2008-09)
• Chair, American Society of Quality (Saskatchewan Division), (2008-09)
• Member, Quality Committee, Saskatoon Health Region, (2008-09)
• Nucleus Member, Specialty committee in Medical Biochemistry, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, (2008-09)
• Member, Renewal and Tenure Appeal Committee, University of Saskatchewan, (2005-06)
• Member (Elected, faculty member), Appointments Committee for Single Head, (Surgery) University of Saskatchewan/Saskatoon Health Region, (2005-06)
• Member, Executive of the University of Saskatchewan Faculty Association (USFA), University of Saskatchewan, (2004 -2005, 2005-2006)
• Member, University Budget Committee (Faculty Association Observer), (1999-2000, 2001-02)
• Member Elected, at large, University Council, (1998-2001, 2001-02)
• Member, Negotiation Committee (Management Group) with the Professional Association of Interns and Residents of Saskatchewan, (1996-98)
• Member, Advisory Committee for the negotiation team (Management Group) with the Professional Association of Interns and Residents of Saskatchewan, (1996-98)
• Member, Faculty Association, negotiating team caucus, (1987 88, 2001-02)
• Member, Faculty Association Representative Committee (Departmental Representative), (1986 93, 2001-02, 2002-03, 2003-04, 2004-05, 2005-06)
• Departmental Representative, University Committee on Animal Care and Supply, (1986 91)
• Departmental Representative, Faculty Association, Retreat, Emma Lake, Sask., (September 24-26, 1986)

Publications

PAPERS IN REFEREED JOURNALS

1. Kalra J, Kopargaonkar A. Quality improvement in clinical laboratories: A six sigma concept. Pathol Lab Med Open J. 2016; 1(1): 11-20. http://openventio.org/Volume1-Issue1/Quality-Improvement-in-Clinical-Laboratories-A-Six-Sigma-Concept-PLMOJ-1-104.pdf
2. Kalra J. Medical error disclosure: A point of view. Pathol Lab Med Open J. 2016; 1(1): e1-e3. http://openventio.org/Volume1-Issue1/Medical-Error-Disclosure-A-Point-of-View-PLMOJ-1-e001.pdf
3. Kalra J, Entwistle M. Medical error disclosure and professionalism: The right thing to do. Annals of Clinical Pathology. 2014; 2(2): 1022-1023.
4. Kalra J, Kalra N, Baniak N. Medical error, disclosure and patient safety: A global view of quality care. Clinical Biochemistry. 2013; 46: 1161-69.
5. Chadha R, Singh A, Kalra J. Lean and queuing integration for the transformation of health care processes: A lean healthcare model. Clinical Governance: An International Journal. 2012; 17: 191-199.
6. Kalra J, Entwistle L, Suryavanshi S, Chadha R. Quality assessment using concordance and discordance rates in medical findings. Clinical Governance: An International Journal. 2010; 15(2): 128-133.
7. Chadha R, Kalra J. Lean six sigma: Window of opportunity. Quality Progress. 2010, 32-39.
8. Mohamed A, Waris HM, Ramadan H, Qureshi M, Kalra J. Amelioration of chronic relapsing experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis using thymoquinone. J Biomed Sci Instrum. 2009; 45: 274-279.
9. Kalra J, Massey K, Mulla A. Disclosure of medical error: Policies and practice. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine. 2005; 98(7): 307-309.
10. Kalra J. Disclosure of Medical Error Peter Gooderham, Cardif Lay School, Museum Avenue Cardiff, UK Authors Reply. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine. 2005; 98 (9): 437.
11. Kalra J. Massey K, Mulla A. Medical error disclosure: A catch -22. Royal College Outlook. 2005; 2: 5-7.
12. Mulla A, Massey KL, Kalra J. Vitreous humor biochemical constituents-evaluation of between-eye differences. American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology. 2005; 26: 146-149.
13. Kalra J. Medical errors: An introduction to concepts. Clinical Biochemistry. 2004; 37: 1043-1051.
14. Kalra J. Medical errors: Impact on clinical laboratories and other critical areas. Clinical Biochemistry. 2004; 37: 1052-1062.
15. Kalra J. Medical errors: Overcoming the challenges. Clinical Biochemistry. 2004; 37: 1063-1071.
16. Kalra J, Massey KL, Mulla A. Disclosure of errors. Health Affairs (Millwood). 2004; 23(6): 273-274.
17. Kalra J. Mandatory error reporting in Saskatchewan. Can Med Assoc J. 2004; 171: 1158. http:/www.cmaj.ca/cgi/eletters/171/10/1158-a
18. Shuaib A, Yang Y, Siddiqui MM, Kalra J. Intra-arterial Urokinase produces significant attenuation of infarction volume in an embolic focal ischemia model. Experimental Neurology. 1998; 154: 330-335.
19. Kakkar R, Mantha SV, Radhi J, Prasad K, Kalra J. Increased oxidative stress in rat liver and pancreas during progression of streptozotocin-induced diabetes. Clinical Science. 1998; 94: 623-632.
20. Prasad K, Mantha SV, Kalra J, Lee P. Prevention of hypercholesterolemic atherosclerosis by garlic, an antioxidant. J. Cardiovasc. Pharmacol. Therapeutics. 1997; 2: 309-319.
21. Kapoor R, Kalra J, Prasad K. Cardiac depression and cellular injury in hemorrhagic shock and re-infusion: Role of free radicals. Mol. Cell. Biochem. 1997; 176: 291-301.
22. Kakkar R, Mantha SV, Radhi J, Prasad K, Kalra J. Antioxidant defense system in diabetic kidney: a time course study. Life Sciences. 1997; 60: 667-679.
23. Prasad K, Mantha SV, Kalra J, Lee P. Hypercholesterolemia-induced oxidative stress in heart and its prevention by vitamin E. Int J Angiol. 1997; 6: 13-17.
24. Kakkar R, Mantha SV, Kalra J, Prasad K. Time course study of oxidative stress in aorta and heart of diabetic rat. Clinical Science. 1996; 91: 441-448.
25. Prasad K, Mantha SV, Kalra J, Kapoor R, Baylon RCK. Purpurogallin in the prevention of hypercholesterolemic atherosclerosis. Int J Angiol. 1997; 6: 157-166.
26. Prasad K, Chan WP, Kalra J, Bharadwaj B. Prevention of Post-Pump Myocardial Dysfunction by Glutathione. Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci. 1996; 793: 400-413.
27. Mantha SV, Kalra J, Prasad K. 1996. Effects of Probucol on hypercholesterolemia – induced changes in antioxidant enzymes. Life Sci. 1996; 58: 503-509.
28. Kanthan R, Shuaib A, Griebel R, Miyashita H, Kalra J. Glucose-induced decrease in glutamate levels in ischemic human brain by in-vitro microdialysis. Neuroscience Letters. 1996; 209: 207-209.
29. Kanthan R, Shuaib A, Griebel R, El-Alazounni H, Miyashita H, Kalra J. Evaluation of Monoaminergic Neurotransmitters in the acute focal ischemic Human brain Model by intracerebral in vivo microdialysis. Neurochemical Research. 1996; 21: 563-566.
30. Solez K, Jewell LD, Kalra J, Moore S, Silver M. Coming Full Circle: Trainee numbers and attrition in pathology and laboratory medicine training programs in Canada 1987-1995: A caper resident tracking study undertaken by the Association of Chairmen of Pathology in Canadian Medical Schools. Annals of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. 1996; 29: 23-28.
31. Prasad K, Debnath D, Kalra J, Prasad M. Protective effect of methionine in the ischemia-reperfusion cardiac injury in canine model. Int J Angiol. 1996; 5: 93-101.
32. Prasad K, Gupta JB, Kalra J, Lee P, Mantha SV, Bharadwaj B. Oxidative stress as a mechanism of cardiac failure in chronic volume overload in canine model. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 1996; 28: 375-385.
33. Shoker A, Sheridan D, Kalra J. Differential effect of alloantigen blocking antibodies on unprinted and memory T-helper cells. Transplantation. 1995; 60: 184-191.
34. Kanthan R, Goplen G, Griebel T, et al. Clinical evaluation of vasospasm in subarachnoid haemorrhage by in vivo microdialysis. J Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry. 1995; 59: 646-647.
35. Mainprize T, Shuaib A, Ijaz S, Kanthan R, Miyashita H, Kalra J. 1995. GABA concentrations in the striatum following repetitive cerebral ischemia. Neurochemical Research. 1995; 20: 957-961.
36. Kakkar R, Kalra J, Mantha SV, Prasad K. Lipid peroxidation and activity of antioxidant enzymes in diabetic rats. Mol Cell Biochem. 1995; 151: 113-119.
37. Shuaib A, Truelove D, Ijaz S, Kanthan R, Kalra J. The effect of post-ischemic hypothermia following repetitive cerebral ischemia in gerbils. Neurosci Letts. 1995; 186: 165-168.
38. Kalra J, Mantha SV, Kumar P, Prasad K. Protective effects of lazaroids against oxygen free radicals-induced lysosomal damage. Mol Cell Biochem. 1994; 136: 125-129.
39. Moyana T, Xiang J, Qi Y, Kalra J. Development of the early mucosal lesions in experimental inflammatory bowel disease – implications for pathogenesis. Exptl Mol Pathol. 1994; 60: 119-129.
40. Prasad K, Gupta JB, Kalra J. Effects of Platelet-activating factor on Cardiovascular function, oxygen free radical status and blood chemistry. Int J Angiol. 1994; 3: 1-11.
41. Gupta JB, Prasad M, Kalra J, Prasad K. Platelet-activating-factor-induced changes in cardiovascular function and oxyradical-status of myocardium in presence of PAF-antagonist, CV-6209. Angiology. 1994; 45: 25-36.
42. Truelove D, Shuaib A, Ijaz S, Ishaqzay R, Kalra J. Neuronal protection with superoxide dismutase in repetitive forebrain ischemia in gerbils. Free Rad Biol Med. 1994; 17: 445-450.
43. Kalra J, Prasad K. Oxygen free radicals and cardiac depression. Clin Biochem. 1994; 27: 163-168.
44. Raju RVS, Kalra J, Sharma RK. Purification and properties of bovine spleen N-myristoyl CoA proteins: N-myristoyl transferase. J Biol Chem. 1994; 269: 12080-12083.
45. Sharma RK, Kalra J. Characterization of calmodulin-dependent cyclic nucleotide phosphodiesterase isozymes. Biochem J. 1994; 299: 97-100.
46. Kalra J, Mantha SV, Prasad K. Oxygen-Free Radicals: Key Factors in Clinical Diseases. Lab Medica International. 1994; 11: 16-21.
47. Prasad K, Debnath D, Kalra J, Lee P. Effects of Dimethylthiourea on the cardiac function and oxyradical status in ischemia/reperfusion injury. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 1994; 723: 375-379.
48. Sharma RK, Kalra J. Molecular interaction between cAMP and calcium in calmodulin-dependent cyclic nucleotide phosphodiesterase system. Clinical and Investigative Medicine. 1994; 17: 389-397.
49. Prasad K, Kalra J, Lee P. Role of oxygen free radicals in hypercholesterolemic atherosclerosis: Effects of Probucol. Int J of Angiology. 1994; 3: 100-112.
50. Truelove D, Shuaib A, Ijaz S, Richardson S, Kalra J. Superoxide dismutase, catalase and U78517F attenuate neuronal damage in gerbils with repeated brief ischemic insults. Neurochemical Research. 1994; 19: 665-671.
51. Shuaib A, Ijaz S, Mazagri R, Kalra J, Sulakhe-Hemmings S, Senthilselvan A, Crosby N. Hypothyroidism protects the brain during transient forebrain ischemia in gerbils. Experimental Neurology. 1994; 127: 119-125.
52. Prasad K, Gupta JB, Kalra J. Effects of platelet-activating factor on Cardiovascular function, oxygen free radical status and blood chemistry. Int J of Angiol. 1994; 3: 1-11.
53. Gupta JB, Prasad M, Kalra J, Prasad K. Platelet-activating-factor-induced changes in Cardiovascular Function and oxyradical-status of myocardium in presence of PAF-antagonist, CV-6209. Angiology. 1994; 45: 25-36.
54. Mantha SV, Prasad M, Kalra J, Prasad K. Antioxidant Enzymes in hypercholesterolemia and Effects of Vitamin E in rabbits. Atherosclerosis. 1993; 101: 135-144.
55. Pahwa R, Kalra J. A critical review of the neurotoxicity of styrene in humans. Vet Human Toxicol. 1993; 35: 516-520.
56. Prasad K, Kalra J. Oxygen free radicals and hypercholesterolemic atherosclerosis: Effect of Vitamin E. Am Heart J. 1993; 125: 958-973.
57. Sharma RK, Kalra J. Ginsenosides are potent and selective inhibitors of some calmodulin-dependent phosphodiesterase isozymes. Biochemistry. 1993; 32: 4975-4978.
58. Prasad K, Kalra J, Bharadwaj L. Cardiac depressant effects of oxygen free radicals. Angiology. 1993; 44: 257-270.
59. Barnes JA, King MJ, Kalra J, Sharma RK. Novel bovine heart calmodulin-dependent protein kinase which phosphorylates a HMW calmodulin-binding protein. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 1992; 186: 819-826.
60. Xiang J, Moyana T, Kalra J, Hamilton T, Yimin Q. Construction and characterization of a high-affinity chimeric anti-colorectal carcinoma antibody ccM4. Mol Biotherapy. 1992; 4: 1-10.
61. Shuaib A, Kalra J, Prasad M, Mantha S, Wallace K. Lipid profile in acute stroke. J Stroke and Cerebrovasc Dis. 1992; 2: 125-130.
62. Shuaib A, Ijaz S, Hasan S, Kalra J. Gamma-vinyl GABA prevents hippocampal and substantia nigra reticulata damage in repetitive transient forebrain ischemia. Brain Res. 1992; 590: 13-17.
63. Shuaib A, Ijaz S, Kalra J, Code W. During repetitive forebrain ischemia post-ischemic hypothermia protects neurons from damage. Canadian J Neurol Sci. 1992; 19: 428-432.
64. Kalra J, Rajput AH, Subrahmanyam VM, Chaudhary AK, Prasad K. Oxygen free radical producing activity of polymorphonuclear leukocytes in patients with Parkinsons disease. Mol Cell Biochem. 1992; 112: 181-186.
65. Kalra J, Rajput AH, Subrahmanyam VM, Prasad K. Serum antioxidant enzyme activity in Parkinsons disease. Mol Cell Biochem. 1992; 110: 165-168.
66. Prasad K, Kalra J, Debnath D. Cardiovascular effects of activated polymorphonuclear leukocytes. In: Jesaitis AJ, Dratz EA, eds. Symposium on Molecular Basis of Oxidative Damage by Leukocytes. CRC Press, London; 1992: 329-332.
67. Shuaib A, Ijaz S, Kalra J, Code W. 1992. Repetitive transient forebrain ischemia in gerbils: Delayed neuronal damage in the substantia nigra reticulata. Brain Res. 1992; 574: 120-124.
68. Prasad K, Lee P, Mantha SV, Kalra J, Prasad M, Gupta JB. 1992. Detection of ischemia-reperfusion cardiac injury by cardiac-muscle chemiluminescence. Mol Cell Biochem. 1992; 115: 49-58.
69. Prasad K, Kapoor R, Kalra J. 1992. Methionine in protection of hemorrhagic shock: Role of oxygen free radicals and hypochlorous acid. Circulatory Shock. 1992; 36: 265-276.
70. Prasad K, Gupta JB, Kalra J, Bharadwaj B. Oxygen free radicals in volume overload heart failure. Mol Cell Biochem. 1992; 111: 55-59.
71. Prasad K, Kalra J, Bharadwaj B, Chaudhary AK. Increased oxygen free radical activity in patients on cardiopulmonary bypass undergoing aortocoronary bypass surgery. Am Heart J. 1992; 123: 37-45.
72. Kapoor R, Kalra J, Prasad K. Beneficial effects of methionine on myocardial hemodynamic and cellular functions in hemorrhagic shock. Angiology. 1992; 43: 294-305.
73. Kalra J, Chaudhary AK, Prasad K. Increased production of oxygen free radicals in cigarette smokers. Int J Exp Pathol. 1991; 72: 1-7.
74. Prasad K, Lee P, Kalra J. Influence of endothelin on cardiovascular function, oxygen free radicals and blood chemistry. Am Heart J. 1991; 121: 178-187.
75. Prasad K, Chaudhary AK, Kalra J. Oxygen-derived free radicals producing activity and survival of activated polymorphonuclear leukocytes. Mol Cell Biochem. 1991; 103: 51-62.
76. Dyck RF, Asthana S, Kalra J, West ML, Massey KL. A modification of the urine osmolal gap: An improved method for estimating urine ammonium. Am J Nephrol. 1990; 10: 359-362.
77. Kalra J, Chaudhary AK, Massey KL, Prasad K. Effect of oxygen free radicals, hypoxia and Ph on the release of liver lysosomal enzymes. Mol Cell Biochem. 1990; 94: 1-8.
78. Prasad K, Kalra J, Chaudhary AK, Debnath D. Effect of polymorphonuclear leukocyte derived oxygen free radicals and hypochlorous acid on cardiac function and some biochemical parameters. Am Heart J. 1990; 119: 538-550.
79. Prasad K, Kalra J, Bharadwaj B. Increased chemiluminescence of polymorphonuclear leukocytes in dogs with volume overload heart failure. Br J Exp Path. 1989; 70: 463-468.
80. Kalra J, Chaudhary AK, Prasad K. Role of oxygen free radicals and Ph on the release of cardiac lysosomal enzymes. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 1989; 21: 1125-1136.
81. Kalra J. Oxygen free radicals may increase risk of smoking related diseases. American Family Physician. Medigrams. 1989; 39: 218.
82. Prasad K, Kalra J.Experimental atherosclerosis and oxygen free radicals. Angiology. 1989; 40: 835-843.
83. Prasad K, Kalra J, Massey KL, Bharadwaj B. Increased production of oxygen free radicals by polymorphonuclear leukocytes in heart failure due to aortic stenosis. Angiology. 1989; 40: 472-478.
84. Prasad K, Kalra J, Chan WP, Chaudhary AK. Effect of oxygen free radicals on cardiovascular function at organ and cellular level. Am Heart J. 1989; 117: 1196 1202.
85. Prasad K, Kalra J, Buchko G. Acute hemorrhage and oxygen free radicals. Angiology. 1988; 39: 1005-1013.
86. Kalra J, Lautner D, Massey KL, Prasad K. 1988. Oxygen free radicals induced release of lysosomal enzymes in vitro. Mol Cell Biochem. 1988; 84: 233-238.
87. Prasad K, Kalra J. Oxygen free radicals and heart failure. Angiology. 1988; 39: 417-420.
88. Kalra J, Balion C, Massey KL, Laxdal VA. Regulation of carnosine metabolism: The subcellular localization of carnosinase in liver. Clin Biochem. 1988; 21: 315-318.
89. Kalra J, Laxdal VA, Walker S, Massey KL.Evaluation and assessment of high sensitivity thyrotropin methods as an index for thyroid function. Clin Biochem. 1987; 20: 307-312.
90. Kalra J, Hart IR. Value of free thyroxine (FT4), free triiodothyronine (FT3), and sensitive thyrotropin (TSH) assay in the assessment of optimal thyroxine therapy. Clin Biochem. 1987; 20: 265-267.
91. OLeary TJ, Ooi TC, Miller JD, Branchaud CL, Kalra J. Virilization of two siblings by maternal androgen secreting adrenal adenoma. J Pediatr. 1986; 109: 840-842.
92. Gault MH, Kalra J, Longerich L, Dawe M. Digoxigenin Biotransformation. Clin Pharmacol Ther. 1982; 31: 695-704.
93. Gault H, Kalra J, Ahmed M, Kepkay D, Longerich L, Barrowman J. Influence of gastric Ph on digoxin biotransformation. II. Extractable urinary metabolites. Clin Pharmacol Ther. 1981; 29: 181-190.
94. Gault MH, Churchill DN, Kalra J. Loading dose of digoxin in renal failure. Br J Clin Pharmacol. 1980; 9: 593-597.
95. Gault H, Kalra J, Ahmed M, Kepkay D, Barrowman J. Influence of gastric Ph on digoxin biotransformation. I. Intragastric hydrolysis. Clin Pharmacol Ther. 1980; 27: 16-21.
96. Gault MH, Ahmed M, Kalra J, Senciall I, Cohen W, Churchill D. Comparison of infrared and wet chemical analysis of urinary tract calculi. Clin Chim Acta. 1980; 104: 349-359.
97. Kalra J, Mamer OA, Gregory B, Gault MH. Interference by endogenous p hydroxyphenylacetic acid with estimation of N acetyl p aminophenol in urine by gas chromatography. J Pharm Pharmacol. 1977; 29: 127-128.
98. Kalra J, Brosnan JT. The subcellular localization of glutaminase isoenzymes in rat kidney cortex. J Biol Chem. 1974; 249: 3255-3260.
99. Kalra J, Brosnan JT. Localization of phosphate independent glutaminase in the brush borders of rat kidney cortex. Can J Biochem. 1974; 52: 762-766.
100. Kalra J, Brosnan JT. Localization of glutaminase in rat liver. FEBS letters. 1973; 37: 325-328.
101. Kalra J, Wheldrake JF. Evidence that the stimulation of precursor incorporation into RNA of rat kidney by aldosterone is mainly on uptake. FEBS letters. 1972; 25: 298-300.

BOOKS

1. Kalra J. Medical Errors and Patient Safety-Strategies to Reduce and Disclose Medical Errors and Improve Patient Safety. Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co. KG, Berlin/New York; 2011.

CHAPTERS IN BOOKS

2. Kalra J. Pathophysiology of Heart Failure: Role of Oxygen Free Radicals. In: Singal PK, et al, eds. Cardiac Remodeling and Failure. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston; 2003: 3-16.
3. Kalra J, Gupta JB, Mantha SV, Bharadwaj B, Prasad K. Adaptation to oxidative stress in volume-overload heart failure. In: Sharma BK, et al, eds. Adaptation Biology and Medicine. Narosa Publishing House, N. Delhi, India; 1997: 43-50.
4. Prasad K, Gupta JB, Kalra J, Bharadwaj B, Mantha SV, Lee P. Effects of catalase on volume overload heart failure. In: Singal, PK, Dixon IMC, Beamish RE, Dhalla NS, eds. Mechanisms of Heart Failure. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston; 1995: 349-357.
5. Sharma RK, Kalra J, Tan Y. 1995 Differential regulation of calmodulin dependent cyclic nucleotide phospho-diesterase isozymes. In: Singal, PK, Dixon IMC, Beamish RE, Dhalla NS, eds. Mechanisms of Heart Failure. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston; 1995: 153-166.
6. Prasad K, Gupta JB, Kalra J, Mantha SV, Lee P, Bharadwaj B. Effects of vitamin E on the cardiac function and contractility in chronic volume overload heart failure. In: Dhalla NS, Beamish RE, Takeda N, Nagano M, eds. The Failing Heart. Raven Press, New York; 1995: 413-420.
7. Gault MH, Ahmed M, Kalra J, Senciall I, Morgan J, Cohen W, Churchill D. Experience with infrared analysis of urinary tract calculi in a clinical laboratory. In: Smith LH, Robertson WG, Finlayson B, eds. Urolithiasis: Clinical and Basic Research. Plenum Publishing Corp, New York; 1981: 993-996.