Indru   Punwani   DDS, MSD
College of Dentistry
801 S. Paulina
  • Indru
  • Punwani
  • DDS, MSD
  • Professor Emeritus

Biographic Summary

Dr. Punwani has had considerable experience in all aspects of Pediatric Dentistry with a special focus on Community based Pediatric Oral health care for children from the underserved communities. His research interest include clinical and laboratory investigations in the prevention of Oral disease and health behaviors in children. He has authored/co-authored over 200 publications including research abstracts, papers and book chapters.

Education & Career

  • University of Bombay, India DDS
  • Guggenheim Dental Clinic, NY. Fellow
  • University of Pittsburgh, PA- Advanced Program in Pediatric Dentistry, Master of Dental Science
  • Children’s Hospital Of Pittsburgh-Fellow
  • University of Pittsburgh, PA-Assistant Professor, Dept. of Pedodontics & Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
  • University of Bergen, Norway, DDS, Assistant Professor of Pedodontics
  • University of Illinois at Chicago- Assistant Professor (1972-1974), Associate Professor: (1974-1977), Professor of Pediatric Dentistry (1977-2013) Professor Emeritus: (2013- ). Department Head-1981-2013, Pediatric Dentistry Program Director: (1972-1983, 1986-99; 2007-2013) Chief, Dental Service, Univ. pf Illinois Health Science System -1999-2013), Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Honors College