Dr. Pooja Shetty completed her Bachelor of Dental Surgery from A.B. Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Mangalore and proceeded to pursue her Masters in the subject of Public Health Dentistry from A.J. Institute of Dental Sciences, Mangalore. She has further completed her Post Graduate Diploma in Bioethics and Medical Ethics from Yenepoya University. She has attended various National and International conferences. She has been continuously attending various workshops on research methodology, biostatistics, ethics, qualitative research, problem based learning. She is working as a faculty in the Department of Public Health Dentistry, A.J. Institute of Dental Sciences, Mangalore. She has various publications to her credit. She has also been one of the resource person for Research Methodology workshop for postgraduates at her Institute. She is also the recipient of ICMR short term studentship and she has also guided student for the same.
Dr. Pooja Shetty research interests include Tobacco control, oral health, primary prevention of Oral Cancer and Research Ethics.