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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
Postgraduate Diploma in Child Health (DCH)Maulana 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