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pharmacology educator

Chandrasekaran Adithan, Indian pharmacology educator. Diplomate National Board. Grantee Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, 1986-1989, Indian Council of Medical Research; fellowship World Health Organization, 1991.


Adithan, Chandrasekaran was born on December 31, 1950 in Nettapakkam, India. Son of Chandrasekaran and Andal Adithan.


Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, University Madras, 1973. Doctor of Medicine in Pharmacology, University Madras, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy, University Madras, 1990.


Assistant professor of pharmacology St. John's Medical College, Bangalore, 1980-1982. Lecturer in pharmacology Jawaharlal Institute of Post-Graduate Medical Education & Research, Pondicherry, 1982-1983, assistant professor of pharmacology, 1983-1988, associate professor pharmacology, 1988-1991, professor pharmacology, 1991-1994, 96—, B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal, 1995. General secretary Asian Federation of Clinical Pharmacologist, 1990-1993.

With hospital drug monitoring services Jawaharlal Institute of Post-Graduate Medical Education and Research, since 1983.


  • Diplomate National Board.


  • Other Work

    • Chief editor Indian Journal of Pharmacology, since 1992. Author: Textbook of Pharmacology, 1984 (Best Medical Book in Regional Language 1985. Editorial board Beyond Rational Drug Therapy, 1995.

      Contributor articles to professional journals.


Executive committee Helping Hands, 1994. Coordinator Health Exhibition committee, Dharan, 1995. Fellow International Medical Science Academy.

Member Indian Pharmaceutical Society (life, committee for pharmacology curriculum in medical education 1995), Jawararlal Institute Postgraduate Medical Education and Research Cooperative Credit Society (board directors since 1994), Indian Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (life), Asian Federation Clinical Pharmacologists (life).


  • Other Interests

    Tennis, badminton, chess, social services.


Married Vany Sivapragasame, Oct.19, 1980. Children: Subathra, Surendiran.

Chandrasekaran Adithan

Andal Adithan

Vany Sivapragasame

Subathra Adithan

Surendiran Adithan