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Pooja Luthra, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
UConn Musculoskeletal Institute
Academic Office Location:
Medicine
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030
Phone: 860-679-2073
860-679-7692
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Dr. Luthra is an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism at UConn Health. She has a special interest in the management of patients with osteoporosis and diabetes.

Education
DegreeInstitutionMajor
M.B.B.S.Maulana Azad Medical CollegeMedicine

Post-Graduate Training
TrainingInstitutionSpecialty
InternshipUniversity of Connecticut School of MedicineInternal Medicine
OtherMaulana Azad Medical CollegePostgraduate Diploma in Child Health (DCH), Pediatrics
ResidencyUniversity of Connecticut School of MedicineInternal Medicine (Chief Resident, 2002-2003)
FellowshipUniversity of Connecticut School of MedicineEndocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Awards
Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Internal Medicine Residency David S. Frederick, MD Award Excellence in Teaching 2015-2016Internal Medicine Residency
Richard A. Garibaldi Doctor’s Day Award
Best Teacher Award by Endocrine Fellows
Philip T. Goldenberg, M.D., Leadership Award, 2001-2002UConn School of Medicine Internal Medicine Residency Program
Distinction in Biochemistry
Improvement in outcomes in hypoglycemia in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
She is involved in teaching of medical residents and endocrine fellows. She also teaches a thyroid course for 3rd medical students.
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
Diabetes Education CommitteeAdvisory CommitteeMemberUConn HealthLocal

Journal Articles

Editorials

Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
Endocrine Grand Rounds- Interpretation of Bone Density. Jan 2016Lecture2016UConn Health
Diabetes and Driving- Occupational Health Grand Rounds- April 2015Lecture2015UConn Health
Perioperative Conference- Management of Diabetes and Steroids in the Perioperative Period May 2015Lecture2015UConn Health
Medical Grand Rounds- Diabetes and Weight Loss. April 2015Talk2015
Resident Noon Conference- Pituitary Masses Oct 2015Talk2015UConn Health
Spinal Compression Fracture and Widespread Metastatic Lesions: A Rare Presentation of Follicular Thyroid CarcinomaPosterACCE Annual Meeting 20152015Tennesse
Denosumaab Therapy in the Osteoporosis Clinic: Clinical Experience with BMD and Tolerability One Year after Initiation of Treatment F Mirza MD, P Luthra MD, J Lorenzo MD, L Cirullo APRN, A McConner APRN, C Kay RN, P Taxel MDPoster2015NOF 2015