Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology

: 2007  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 91-

Living Legends: Dr. Leela S. Poonja

Leela S Poonja 

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Leela S Poonja

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Dr. Leela S. Poonja, born on 21 April 1946, did her BDS and MDS in Oral Pathology and Bacteriology from Nair Hospital Dental College, University of Bombay. Then, she started her academic career as Registrar in the Department of Oral Pathology, Nair Hospital Dental College, Mumbai. Dr. L. S. Poonja served the Department of Oral Pathology, Nair Hospital Dental College for 32 years. In 2004, she retired from Nair Hospital Dental College as the Professor and Head, and presently she is working as Dean, MGM Dental College and Hospital, Navi Mumbai.

Dr. Poonja has an ever smiling face, immensely helpful nature, and she is highly interested in teaching undergraduate and post graduate students. She has more than 20 publications in national and international journals and has contributed as a co-author in "Oral Diseases" and "Clinical Atlas and Oral Disease". She has delivered lectures at various national and international gatherings.

Her academic honors include Chairman of Preclinical Board of Dentistry, University of Mumbai; and the past President and past Vice-President of the Indian Academy of Oral Pathologists.