Dr. Anitha Potluri earned her BDS fromHKES College in India, and her DMD from the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine. At the University of Connecticut she received her MDsc and completed graduate training in Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology at the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine in 2004. Dr. Potluri joined the faculty of the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine in 2006 as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Diagnostic Sciences.
She currently serves as the Assistant Dean for Residency Education; Chair for the Department of Diagnostic Sciences; Director for the Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology; and is course director for four courses in Radiology. She is a board certified in Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology and participates in the faculty UDHS imaging and reporting service.
She is actively involved in First Professional Program admissions at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, and is the Director of Admissions for the International Advanced Standing Program. She also serves on the Faculty Development Committee, the Safety Committee, the Dental Hygiene Admissions Committee, and in the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology as Chair of Pre-doctoral Admissions Committee.
Her research interests include the prevalence of fibro-osseous pathology in Western Pa., and Cone Beam CT imaging. Dr. Potluri is on the editorial board of Journal of Evolution of Medical and Dental Sciences. She serves as a reviewer for several journals including The Journal of Dento- Maxillofacial Radiology, British Dental Journal, and Oral Surgery Oral Medicine Oral Pathology Oral Radiology. She has been published in Oral Surgery Oral Medicine Oral Pathology Oral Radiology, Journal of Dento-Maxillofacial Radiology, and Journal for American Academy of General Dentistry, as well as other publications.