News Release

November 15, 2005

Contact: Maureen McGuire, 860-679-4523

Dr. Pooja Luthra Joins UConn Health Center

Endocrinologist with Expertise in Diabetes Care

FARMINGTON, CONN. – Pooja Luthra, M.D., an endocrinologist specializing in care for patients with diabetes, thyroid diseases, osteoporosis and other endocrine problems is now seeing patients at the University of Connecticut Health Center in Farmington.

Dr. Luthra recently completed a fellowship in endocrinology and metabolism at the UConn School of Medicine. She is a graduate of Maulana Azad Medical College in New Delhi, India, where she also completed post-graduate training in pediatrics. At the UConn School of Medicine, Dr. Luthra also completed an internship and residency in internal medicine before pursuing her fellowship.

Dr. Luthra was recognized with many academic accolades throughout her training, including the Philip T. Goldenberg, M.D., Leadership Award during her internal medicine residency.

For more information or to make an appointment, call the UConn Health Center at 800-535-6232 or 860-679-7692.

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