Biographies

Puja Whitlow, MD

Pediatric Oncology Hospitalist, Cancer and Blood Diseases Institute

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone: 513-636-0670

Email: puja.whitlow@cchmc.org

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Specialties

Supportive care: nutrition and quality of life

Biography

Dr. Puja Whitlow, MD, received a Bachelor of Arts degree in religious studies and biology from Indiana University in 1999, and then obtained a Doctor of Medicine degree from Indiana University School of Medicine in 2003. She completed a residency in pediatrics and a fellowship in pediatric hematology-oncology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. In 2013, she was granted an Arizona Clinical and Translational Research Graduate Certificate. She is certified in pediatrics and in pediatric hematology-oncology by the American Board of Pediatrics.

Dr. Whitlow was awarded the Hyundai Hope on Wheels grant in 2011 for a clinical trial involving the effect of EMLA cream application in pediatric leukemia patients undergoing general anesthesia for a lumbar puncture.

Education and Training

BA: Religious Studies and Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, 1995-1999.

MD: Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, 1999-2003.

Residency: Pediatrics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Children's Medical Center, Dallas, TX, 2003-2006.

Fellowship: Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, 2007-2010.

Arizona Clinical & Translational Research Graduate Certificate: University of Arizona, Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, Tucson, AZ, 2011-2013.

Certification: American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatrics, 2006; American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, 2011.

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