Biography

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Dr. Dhar has been a faculty member in the Division of Pediatric Critical Care since 2008. She is actively involved in resident and fellow education and is the Fellowship Co-Director for the Pediatric Critical Care Fellowship Program at UT Southwestern.

Her research focus is fluid balance in critically ill children and the early initiation of CRRT.

Education

Medical School
B.J. Medical College-Ahmedabad (1993)
Residency
Dow Medical College/Civil Hospital (1995), Pediatrics
Internship
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (2000), Pediatrics
Residency
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (2002), Pediatrics
Fellowship
University of Tennessee Health Science Center (2003), Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Fellowship
University of Tennessee Health Science Center (2008), Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Specialty Areas

Research Interest

  • Early initiation of CRRT.
  • Fluid balance in criticall ill children

Publications

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Timing of Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy and Mortality in Critically Ill Children.
Modem V, Thompson M, Gollhofer D, Dhar AV, Quigley R Crit. Care Med. 2013 Nov
Current recommended parenteral protein intakes do not support protein synthesis in critically ill septic, insulin-resistant adolescents with tight glucose control.
Verbruggen SC, Coss-Bu J, Wu M, Schierbeek H, Joosten KF, Dhar A, van Goudoever JB, Castillo L Critical care medicine 2011 Jul 2518-2525
Insulin resistance in critical illness.
Dhar A, Castillo L Curr. Opin. Pediatr. 2011 Jun 23 3 269-74

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American Medical Association
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine