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aviation medical consultant

Gopala Gopinath, Malaysian aviation medical consultant. Recipient Pingat Pangkuan Negara Federal Government Malaysia, 1969, Kesatria Mangku Negara, 1984, Pingat Ibrahim Sultan State of Johore, 1985.

Background

Gopinath, Gopala was born on April 29, 1937 in Kota Bahru, Kelantan, Malaysia. Son of Gopala Pillai and Nanikutty Gopinath.

Education

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Trivandrum Medical College, Kerala, 1965. Diploma Aerospace Medicine, School Aerospace Medicine, Texas, 1969. Diploma Aviation Medicine, Royal College Physicians/Surgeon, London, 1971.

Career

Resident General Hospital, Johore Bahru, 1967-1968. Senior medical officer Royal Malaysian Air Force Base, Kuala Lumpur, 1969, Alor Star, 1970, 71-72, Butterworth, 1972-1975, Kuala Lumpur, 1975-1976. Commanding officer Institute Aviation Medicine, 1976-1980, director, since 1980.

Consultant Department Civil Aviation, Kuala Lumpur, 1976.

Membership

Vice chairman National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahias in Malaysia. Treasurer Malaysian Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War. Member steering committee, council Malaysian Red Crescent Society.

Member Malaysian Medical Association, Aerospace Medical Association, United Nations Malaysia Association (life), Rotary.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, social work, games.

Connections

Married Inyce Koran, December 12, 1965. Children: Reema, Deyer.

father:
Gopala Pillai

mother:
Nanikutty Gopinath

spouse:
Inyce Koran

child:
Reema Gopinath

child:
Deyer Gopinath