Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, South Carolina.B. Medical College, Cuttack, 1965. Doctor of Medicine, Darbhanga (India) Medical College, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, Postgraduate Institute Medical Education, Chandigarh, India, 1975.
Assistant professor haematology Postgraduate Institute Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, 1975-1983. Postdoctoral research fellow haematology Royal Postgraduate Medical School, London, 1978-1979. Associate professor haematology Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, 1985-1992.
Director Institute Immunohaematology, Bombay, India, since 1992. Consultant haematologist P.G.I., Chandigarh, 1975-1985. Member advisory committee for research Minister Health, Kuwait, 1986-1992.
Member science advisory group and peer review committee basic science Indian Council of Medical Research, Delhi, since 1990. Member national technical advisory committee for transfusion medicine Department Health and F.W., Government India, Delhi, 1997. Visiting professor University Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1993, Kuwait University, 1995-1996.
Member blood transfusion committee Indian Red Cross. Active member Consumer Forum, Bombay. Fellow New York Academy of Sciences.
Member National Academy Medical Sciences India (S.S. Mishra Gold Medal for best unpublished research paper 1978-1979), Hemophilia Federation India (Bombay chapter president), Tobacco Use Prevention Society, International Society Haermatology (Asian Pacific division councillor for India since 1996), International Society Thrombosis and Hemostasis.