Poonam Thankavel, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Department: Pediatrics

Education

Medical School St. George's University School of Medicine (2004)
Internship University of South Florida (2005), Pediatrics
Residency University of South Florida (2007), Pediatrics
Fellowship UT Southwestern / Children's Medical Center (2010), Pediatric Cardiology

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interests

  • Pediatric Cardiology

Research Interests

  • Echocardiographic prediction of spontaneous closure of the ductus arteriosus in neonates less than 30 weeks gestation.

Publications

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Featured Publications

Clinical and echocardiographic diagnosis of patent ductus arteriosus in premature neonates.

Chiruvolu A, Punjwani P, Ramaciotti C Early Hum Dev. March 2009 85(3) 147-9

The novel differentiation of human blood mononuclear cells into CD1a-negative dendritic cells is stimulated in the absence of exogenous cytokines by an extract prepared from pinecones.

Bradley WG, Widen RH, Weiser AM, Powers JJ, Fountain LB, Punjwani P, Lofgren SM, Hadzic T, Klein R, Green WH, Tanaka A Int Immunopharmacol. February 2003 3(2) 209-23

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Honors/Awards

  • Young Investigator Award
    !st Annual Yong Investigator Award, UT Southwestern Medical Center (2010)