16225-Khurana, Poonam

Poonam Khurana, M.D.

Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

699 Riley Hospital Drive
RR 208

Indianapolis, IN 46202
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Dr. Khurana completed her pediatric residency at Lincoln Medical Center, Cornell University, New York and her neonatology fellowship at St. Christopher Hospital for Children, Drexel University in Philadelphia where she served as a clinical instructor of pediatrics. She joined Indiana University as an assistant professor of clinical pediatrics in section of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine in 2004 and currently practices at Methodist hospital in the neonatal Intensive care nursery. A diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics, Khurana is certified in the sub-board of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine and licensed to practice medicine in five states.

Key Publications

1. Khurana, P., Ashraf, Q.M., Mishra, O.P. and Delivoria-Papadopoulos, M.  Effect of Hypoxia on Caspase-3, 8 and 9 Activity in the Cerebral Cortex of Newborn Piglets. Neurochemical Research, Volume 27, Number 9: pages 931-938, September 2002.

2.  Huang, E., Chang A., Khurana, P., “Users Preferred Interactive E-health Tools on U.S. Hospital websites” International Journal of Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Marketing, Volume 6, Number 3, pages 215-229, August 2012                         

3.  Khurana, P., Huang, E., Efficacy of Accent Modification Training for International Medical Professionals. Journal of University Teaching and Learning. Volume 10, Number 2, August 2013,  Available at http://ro.uow.edu.au/jutlp/vol10/iss2/4 

4.  Khurana, P., Huang, E., A Model for a Novel Communication Training Program Focused on Accent Modification for International Medical Professionals. Journal of Education and Training. Volume 2, Number 1, 2015, available at http://dx.doi.org/10.5296/jet.v2i1.6261

5. Khurana, P., I am an IMG, Medical Encounter, Volume 28, Number 1, Spring/Summer 2014

Titles & Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Education
    2002 Fellowship Drexel University School of Medicine
    1999 Residency Cornell University School of Medicine
    1991 DIPL Punjabi University
    1990 Residency Punjabi University
    1982 MB,BS Punjabi University
  • Research

    Dr. Khurana is the director of the "American English for Internationals” program which was started in 2008. The mission of AEI is to help international professionals empower themselves with effective communication skills in the context of the American language and cultural norms. Details of the AEI program can be found at the Indiana University’s Faculty Development and the Asian Pacific Faculty and Staff Council websites.                               http://faculty.medicine.iu.edu/gender-diversity-inclusion/diversity-affairs/programs-for-international-faculty/aei-accent-modification/           http://www.apafsc.iupui.edu/       

  • Professional Organizations
    American Academy of Pediatrics
    American Academy on Communication in Healthcare
    Association of American Physicians of Indian Origin
    Pennsylvania Medical Society
    Philadelphia Research Society
  • Board Certifications
    Sub-Board of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
    American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatrics
  • Clinical Interests

    Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Health Care Communication Professional Development Social Entrepreneurship


    IU Health Methodist

  • Awards
    Org: Indiana University
    Desc: IUPUI Women's Leadership Award, Inspirational Woman Faculty
    Scope: Campus
    Date: 1905-07-14

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