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Debapriya Datta, M.D., FCCP

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
Director, Cardiopulmonary Exercise Test (CPExT) Program
Academic Office Location:
Division of Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue, MC-1321
Farmington, CT 06030
Phone: 800-679-3585
860-679-8300
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Education
DegreeInstitutionMajor
M.B.B.S.Maulana Azad Medical College, University of DelhiMedicine

Post-Graduate Training
TrainingInstitutionSpecialty
InternshipLNJP Hospital, New Delhi, IndiaRotating Internship
ResidencyMaulana Azad Medical College Associated Hospitals, New Delhi, IndiaInternal Medicine
ResidencyUniversity of Connecticut School of MedicineInternal Medicine
FellowshipUniversity of Connecticut School of MedicinePulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship
Professional TrainingUniversity of CT Health CenterPractice Pathway Training for Sleep Medicine

Awards
Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
David S. Frederick Award for Excellence in Teaching presented by the UConn Internal Medicine Residency ProgramUConn Health
David S. Frederick Award for Excellence in Teaching 2012-2013Internal Medicine Residency Program, UConn Health Center
David S. Frederick Award for Excellence in Teaching 2010-2011Internal Medicine Residency Program, UConn Health Center
Leadership Development Program Award for Junior FacultyAmerican College of Chest Physicians
Award for Excellence in Respiratory Research 2004New England Respiratory Research Competition
Excellence in Respiratory Research AwardNew England Respiratory Research Competition
Award for Excellence in Respiratory Research 2002New England Respiratory Research Competition
Young Investigator AwardAmerican College of Chest Physicians
Award for Best Affiliates Case PresentationAmerican College of Chest Physicians
Award for Best Junior ResidentM Azad Medical College, University of Delhi
Clinical Research Interests: (1)Evaluation of Dyspnea and Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing (2)Exercise Training in COPD (3)Evaluation for Lung Resection Surgery in Lung Cancer (4)Ventilator Weaning Outcomes
Didactic Teaching:
(1)Critical Care Curriculum for fourth year medical students.Non-Didactic Teaching and Mentoring(1)Precepting Medical Students in the ICU during their Critical Care subinternship and during inpatient and outpatient Pulmonary Medicine rotation.(2)Rounding with and precepting Medicine residents during their ICU rotation and during their Pulmonary rotation.(3)Morning Report/ Noon Conferences for Medicine residents.(4)Case discussions/ Non-didactic teaching sessions for Fellows in the Pulmonary and Critical Care Program at the University of CT Health Center.5)Mentoring research with Medicine residents and Pulmonary -Critical Care Medicine fellows that has been presented at several national and international Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine meetings.Curriculum DevelopmentCardiopulmonary Exercise Test Curriculum for the Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship at University of CT Health Center which is incorporated into the fellowship syllabusClinical Program Development:Developed Cardiopulmonary Exercise Test Program for the Pulmonary Laboratory at the University of Connecticut Health Center, which provides this facility to various other hospitals and outpatient practices in the Hartford County and neighboring areas.
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
American College of Chest PhysiciansProfessional/Scientific JournalAbstract ReviewerExternalInternational2014
Internal Medicine Residency Curriculum Development CommitteeEducation CommitteeUConn HealthUniversity2011
Subspecialty Education CommitteeEducation CommitteeSubspecialty education coordinator for PulmonaryUConn HealthUniversity2010
Critical Care Advisory CommitteeAdvisory CommitteeUConn HealthUniversity2008
American College of Chest PhysiciansProfessional/Scientific OrganizationFellowExternalNational2003
Cardiopulmonary Exercise Test Lab (Supervising & test interpretation; Maintaining & protocol updates)DirectorUConn HealthUniversity
American Thoracic SocietyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational
American College of Chest PhysicianProfessional/Scientific OrganizationSession ModeratorExternalNational
Current Research Projects:
(1)A Multicenter Prospective Study for Development and Testing of a Brief Tool that Predicts Thirty-Day Readmissions in COPD. Role: Site Investigator. Funding: SFH Best Care Grants and Pulmonary Research Fund.
(2)The Prevalence of Diabetes Mellitus and Chronic Kidney Disease in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension and their Impact on Severity and Survival. Role: Principal Investigator
(3)Factors Associated with Occurrence of Venous thromboembolism with Use of Anti-Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Agents in the Treatment of Lung Cancer. Role: Principal Investigator.
(4)Utility of Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing in the evaluation of dyspnea. Role: Principal Investigator.

Journal Articles

Abstracts

  • Pulmonary Vascular Dimensions as an Indicator of Pulmonary Hypertension in  Scleroderma
    Nichols J, Foley R, Datta D. CHEST 2014 Oct;
  • The utility of cardiopulmonary exercise testing in the evaluation of dyspnea of unclear etiology on routine testing
    Kumar A, Datta D Chest 2012 Jan;
  • Does duration of ventilatory support affect liberation from ventilator-dependent respiratory failure?
    Datta D, Scalise P Am J Resp Crit Care Med 2005 Jan;171(suppl):
  • Factors affecting weaning and survival outcome in patients on prolonged mechanical ventilation
    Datta D, Scalise P CHEST 2005 Jan;128369S
  • Obesity and weaning from prolonged mechanical ventilation ATS
    Datta D, Scalise P Am J Resp Crit Care Med 2004 Jan;169A122
  • Renal function and weaning from prolonged mechanical ventilation
    Datta D, Scalise P Chest 2004 Jan;126897S
  • The effect of Body Mass Index on weaning and survival outcomes in patients with ventilator-dependent respiratory failure
    Datta D, Scalise P Chest 2004 Jan;126868S
  • Creatinine Height Index and nutritional status as predictors of liberation from prolonged mechanical ventilation
    Datta D, Foley R, Prunk S, Scalise P Chest 2003 Jan;124110S
  • Thyroid disorders and failure to wean in patients on prolonged mechanical ventilation
    Datta D, Scalise P Chest 2003 Jan;124203S
  • A comparison of 6 months of INH versus 2 months of Rifampicin and Pyrazinamide in the treatment of latent tuberculosis infection in a non-HIV clinic population
    Salerno EL, Datta D, Lahiri B Chest 2002 Jan;12212S
  • Effect of gender on clinical and polysomnographic manifestations of Obstructive Sleep Apnea
    Datta D, Salerno E, ZuWallack R, Lahiri B, Scherzer H Chest 2002 Jan;12243S
  • Effects of Paralytic during Bronchoscopy in intubated patients
    Datta D, Salerno E, Lahiri B Am J Resp Crit Care Med 2002 Jan;165(8):A177
  • Menopause and Obstructive Sleep Apnea
    Datta D, Salerno E, Lahiri B, Scherzer H Chest 2002 Jan;122127S
  • Percutaneous Dilatational Tracheostomy: Incidence and Risk factors of Complications
    Datta D, Kanathur N, Onyirimba F, McNamee M Am J Resp Crit Care Med 2002 Jan;165(8):A685
  • Photodynamic Therapy of Metastatic Endobronchial Lesions
    Datta D, Lahiri B Am J Resp Crit Care Med 2002 Jan;165(8):A145
  • Short-term outcome following Percutaneous Dilatational Tracheostomy
    Datta D, McNamee M Am J Resp Crit Care Med 2002 Jan;165(8):A688
  • An Unusual Cause of Diffuse Alveolar Hemorrhage
    Datta D, Gerardi D, Kowalczyk P, Lahiri B Chest 2001 Jan;120(4):248S
  • Factors affecting outcome in ARDS: Have Things Changed?
    Datta D, Lahiri B. Chest 2001 Jan;120(4):263S
  • Incidence and risk factors of complications during bronchoscopy in intubated patients
    Datta D, ZuWallack R, Lahiri B. Chest 2001 Jan;120(4):258S
  • Lack of Benefit of Follow-up Chest Radiographs in Patients with Acute Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia
    Datta D, Henken EM, Brown S, Abbas S, Metersky M Am J Resp Crit Care Med 2000 Jan;161(3):A780
Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
Does cause of respiratory failure and duration of ventilatory support affect weaning and survival in patients on prolonged mechanical ventilation?PosterEuropean Respiratory Society2015Amsterdam
Cardiopulmonary exercise testing in the evaluation of dyspnea in the elderly patient.PosterEuropean Respiratory Society2015Amsterdam
Impact of BMI on Cardiopulmonary Exercise Test Variables in Patients with COPDPosterCHEST 20152015Montreal, Canada
Physiologic responses during exercise in Obese and Non- obese subjects during Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing.PosterCHEST 20152015Montreal, Canada
Prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea in Patients with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension and its Effect on Disease Severity, Mortality and Functional statusPosterCHEST 20152015Montreal, Canada
Finding NeMO: Neuromyelitis Optica causing acute respiratory failure due to diaphragmatic paralysis.PosterCHEST 20152015Montreal, Canada
Prevalence of COPD in patients with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension and its effect on Disease severity, Mortality and Functional statusPosterCHEST 20152015Montreal, Canada
Exercise Performance in Obese and Non-obese subjects during Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing.PosterCHEST 20152015Montreal, Canada
Correlation of Diffusion capacity with Gas Exchange Parameters During Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing in Obese patients with Exertional DyspneaPosterCHEST 20152015Montreal, Canada
Correlation of Diffusion capacity with Gas Exchange Parameters During Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing in Non-obese patients with Exertional DyspneaPosterCHEST 20152015Monteal, Canada
Impact of BMI on Cardiopulmonary Exercise Test variables.PosterCHEST 20152015Montreal, Canada
The Prevalence of Diabetes Mellitus in Pulmonary Artery Hypertension and its Relation to Severity and Survival.PosterCHEST 20152015Monteal, Canada
Diabetes Mellitus and Functional capacity in Pulmonary Artery HypertensionPosterCHEST 20152015Montreal, Canada
The Effect of Body Mass Index on Exercise Performance in Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing in Patients with Unexplained Dyspnea.PosterATS2015Denver, CO
Outcome of Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing in Patients with Unexplained DyspneaPosterATS2015Denver, CO
Mean Pulmonary Artery Pressure Affect Glomerular Filtration Rate in PAH?PosterATS2015Denver, CO
Subacute right ventricular perforation by pacemaker lead presenting with left hemothorax and shockPosterSociety for Critical Care Medicine2015Phoenix, AZ
Pulmonary Vascular Dimensions as an indicator of pulmonary hypertension in SclerodermaPosterCHEST2014Austin, TX
Renal dysfunction in Pulmonary Arterial HypertensionPosterCHEST2014Austin, TX
Nutritional status and functional capacity in Pulmonary HypertensionPosterCHEST2014Austin, TX
Right Ventricular Systolic Pressure and Pulmonary Artery Diameter in Scleroderma-associated Pulmonary Arterial HypertensionPosterCHEST2014Austin, TX
Spectrum of Neuroendocrine Cell Tumors Presenting SimultaneouslyPosterCHEST2014Austin, TX
Incidence of Venous Thromboembolism in Metastatic lung cancer and Correlation with Age, Histological Type and Specific Comorbid ConditionsPosterCHEST2014Austin, TX
Correlation of Charlson Comorbidity Index with Venous Thromboembolism in Advanced Lung CancerPosterCHEST2014Austin, TX
Venous Thromboembolism and EGFR mutation status in Advanced Lung AdenocarcinomaPosterCHEST2014Austin, TX
The Impact of Nutritional Status on Survival in Pulmonary Arterial HypertensionPosterEuropean Society of Cardiology2014Barcelona, Spain
Correlation between Pulmonary Artery Diameter and Mean Pulmonary Artery Pressure in Pulmonary Artery Hypertension associated with SclerodermaPosterWorld Congress on Heart Disease2014Boston, MA
Obesity in Pulmonary Artery Hypertension-Impact of BMI on Severity and OutcomePosterWorld Congress on Heart Disease2014Boston, MA
Severity of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension and Nutritional StatusPosterAmerican Thoracic Society2014San Diego, CA
Obesity in Pulmonary Artery Hypertension-Impact of BMI on Severity and Outcome.PosterWorld Congress on Heart Disease2014Boston, MA
Severity of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension and Nutritional Status.PosterAmerican Thoracic Society2014San Diego, CA
Acute Myeloid Leukemia Presenting with Hyperviscosity SyndromePosterSCCM2014San Francisco
An Uncommon Cause of DyspneaPosterChest World Congress2014Madrid
Spontaneous pneumomediastinumPosterChest World Congress2014Madrid
Body Mass Index in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension and its Impact on SurvivalPosterATS2013Philadelphia
Impact of Admission Hyperglycemia on Outcome in Acute Respiratory Failure due to COPD ExacerbationPosterENDO2013San Francisco
Diabetes Mellitus and its Effect on Outcome in Patients with Acute Respiratory Failure due to COPD ExacerbationPosterENDO2013San Francisco
Blood Glucose Levels at Admission as a Prognostic Indicator in ICU Patients with COPD ExacerbationPosterChest2013Chicago
Diabetes Mellitus and Duration of Ventilatory Support in Acute Respiratory Failure Due to COPD ExacerbationPosterChest2013Chicago
An Unusual “Lung Mass"PosterChest2013Chicago
Continued Prescription of Bronchodilators In Patients Admitted to the ICU without History of Reactive Airways at Hospital Discharge.TalkChest2013Chicago
MRSA Sepsis and Polyangitis with GranulomatosisPosterChest2013Chicago
The Utility of Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing in the Evaluation of Dyspnea of Unclear Etiology on Routine Testing. Chest 2012, AtlantaPosterChest2012
Measurement of upper extremity exercise endurance in pulmonary rehabilitationPosterERS 20102011Barcelona
Effect of gender on exercise capacity and HADS score following exercise training.PosterERS 20112011Amsterdam
Does duration of ventilatory support affect liberation from ventilator-dependent respiratory failure? Am J Resp Crit Care Med 2005; 171PosterATS2005
Factors affecting weaning and survival outcome in patients on prolonged mechanical ventilation. Chest 2005; 128:369S.PosterChest2005
Obesity and weaning from prolonged mechanical ventilation. (Am J Resp Crit Care Med 2004; 169: A122.)PosterATS2004
The effect of Body Mass Index on weaning and survival outcomes in patients with ventilator-dependent respiratory failure. Chest 2004; 126: 868SPosterChest2004
Renal function and weaning from prolonged mechanical ventilation. Chest 2004; 126: 897S.PosterChest2004
Creatinine Height Index and nutritional status as predictors of liberation from prolonged mechanical ventilation. Chest 2003; 124: 110S.TalkChest2003
Thyroid disorders and failure to wean in patients on prolonged mechanical ventilation. Chest 2003; 124:203S.PosterChest2003
A comparison of nebulized levalbuterol with albuterol and albuterol-ipratropium combination in patients with stable COPDTalkEuropean Respiratory Society2002Stockholm
Effects of Paralytic during Bronchoscopy in intubated patients. (Am J Resp Crit Care Med 2002; 165 (8): A177.)PosterATS2002
Short-term outcome following Percutaneous Dilatational Tracheostomy.Am J Resp Crit Care Med 2002; 165 (8): A688.PosterATS2002
Percutaneous Dilatational Tracheostomy: Incidence and Risk factors of Complications. Am J Resp Crit Care Med 2002; 165 (8): A685.)PosterATS2002
Photodynamic Therapy of Metastatic Endobronchial Lesions. (Am J Resp Crit Care Med 2002; 165 (8): A145.)PosterATS2002
A comparison of 6 months of INH versus 2 months of Rifampicin and Pyrazinamide in the treatment of latent tuberculosis infection in a non-HIV clinic population. Chest 2002; 122:12S.TalkChest2002
A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study comparing single doses of nebulized levalbuterol, albuterol and combined albuterol-ipratropium in stable COPD. Chest 2002; 122:44STalkChest2002
Effect of gender on clinical and polysomnographic manifestations of Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Chest 2002; 122: 43S.PosterChest2002
Menopause and Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Chest 2002; 122:127S.PosterChest2002
Role of post-procedure chest radiographs in patients undergoing percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy (Am J Resp Crit Care Med 2001; 163 (5): A898.)PosterATS2001
Factors affecting outcome in ARDS: Have Things Changed? Chest 2001; 120 (4): 263S.PosterChest2001
Incidence and risk factors of complications during bronchoscopy in intubated patients. Chest 2001; 120 (4): 258S.PosterChest2001
An Unusual Cause of Diffuse Alveolar Hemorrhage. Chest 2001; 120 (4): 248SPosterChest2001
Lack of Benefit of Follow-up Chest Radiographs in Patients with Acute Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia.(Am J Resp Crit Care Med 2000; 161(3): A780.)TalkATS2000