Dr Panna Codner is an Associate Professor of Surgery and sub-specialized in the care of patients at Froedtert/Medical College of Wisconsin. She is a faculty member of the Division of Trauma and Critical Care Surgery and the fellowship director to train young surgeons caring for the injured patient.
Dr Codner’s research is focused on nutrition and how nutrition influences the bacteria in our intestinal tracts. Both nutrition and the bacteria that live inside our intestinal tracts affect mental conditions such as depression and anxiety. Dr Codner is studying nutrition and bacteria and their influence on the development of post-traumatic stress disorder and quality of life.