Jo Duara, MPH, MD

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Hometown: Miami, FL

College/Medical School: Tufts University/University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Residency: Holtz Children’s Hospital, University of Miami

Career/Research Interests

  • Translational science
  • The pathology of lung injury in bronchopulmonary dysplasia
  • Epithelial cell function in bladder injury with Cytoxan 

Honors/Awards: TECAN Travel Grant Awardee 2020

Publications: Soluble Klotho to reduce BPD and Pulmonary hypertension

Posters: Decreased SIRT3 contributes to neonatal hyperoxia-induced early pulmonary vascular aging in adulthood

Current Scholarly Project: ERK Signaling in a cyclophosphamide bladder injury model 

Career Goals:

  • Academic medicine
  • Bench research

Scholarly Mentors: Carlton Bates, MD

Hobbies/Interests: Reading, cooking and baking, camping and trying to spend my free time outdoors 

S.O./Married/Kids/Pets: Married/two cats 

Travel/Languages: I have visited 5 of the 7 continents and am eager to complete the list! I speak Spanish fluently.

Likes About UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh: The breadth of the pathology we see, the beautiful facilities, and the sense of camaraderie you feel with your colleagues