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consultant , researcher , Microbiology educator

Lalitha Kesavan Mukkai, Indian microbiology educator, consultant, researcher. Past member round table Vellore (Indian) branch Inner Circle. Fellow Indian Association Pathologists; member Indian Association Medical Microbiologists, American Society Microbiologists, European Society Microbiologists and Infectious Diseases, Hospital Infection Society India.

Background

Mukkai, Lalitha Kesavan was born on March 11, 1946 in Palghat, Kerala, India. Daughter of Ramaswamy Kesavan M. and Jayalakshmi Subramaniam.

Education

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Medical College Calicut, 1969. Doctor of Medicine in Microbiology, Christian Medical College, Madras, India, 1975.

Career

Demonstrator in microbiology Christian Medical College, Vellore, India, 1972-1975, junior lecturer India, 1975-1976, senior lecturer India, 1976-1979, reader India, 1979-1982, associate professor microbiology India, 1982-1984, professor microbiology India, since 1984, head microbiology India, since 1995. Acting head department microbiology Christian Medical College Hospital, Vellore, India, 1982-1984, head microbiology unit, 1987-1995, acting head microbiology, virology, 1991-1992, head department clinical microbiology, since 1995.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Indian Journal Medical Microbiologists. Contributor about 75 articles to professional journals.

Membership

Past member round table Vellore (Indian) branch Inner Circle. Fellow Indian Association Pathologists. Member Indian Association Medical Microbiologists, American Society Microbiologists, European Society Microbiologists and Infectious Diseases, Hospital Infection Society India.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, gardening, writing, interior decoration.

Connections

Married Balasubramaniam Neelakantan, October 20, 1969. Children: Arun, Anand, Anuradha.

father:
Ramaswamy Kesavan M.

mother:
Jayalakshmi Subramaniam

spouse:
Balasubramaniam Neelakantan

child:
Arun Mukkai

child:
Anand Mukkai

child:
Anuradha Mukkai