Office Address:
1161 21st Ave S, MCN, Room / Suite T-1218, Nashville, TN 37232

Associate Professor of Medicine

Previous Role/Title
Associate Professor of Medicine

Education

MD - Virginia Commonweath University
M.S.C.I. - Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
B.S. - University of Richmond

Clinical Interest

pulmonary arterial hypertension, pulmonary hypertension, medical education
Research Keywords
<div><font color='#333333'>pulmonary arterial hypertension, pulmonary hypertension, medical education</font></div>
Research Description

Dr. Pugh's research interest is in the area of pulmonary vascular disease and she has been involved in clinical research investigating the role of abnormal glucose metabolism and activity levels in pulmonary arterial hypertension. She continues to actively participate in early phase trials of novel therapeutic agents for pulmonary hypertension as well as ongoing studies of abnormal metabolism in PAH. Dr. Pugh also is interested in medical education and is presently studying novel strategies for teaching critical care ultrasound in the medical ICU.