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Medical educator

Shankar Shashidhar, Indian medical educator. Achievements include research on biochemical changes in eye cataracts; respiratory changes in pregnancy, athletics, occupation, menstration, nutritional stress; immunological changes in neonatology; biochemical changes in Protein-Calorie Malnutrition children; gastric acidity in Protein-Calorie Malnutrition children. World Health Organization fellow, 1985.

Background

Shashidhar, Shankar was born on October 7, 1946 in Vaikom, Kerala, India.

Education

Bachelor of Science, N.S.S.H. College Perunnai, Kottayam/Kerala, 1968. Master of Science in Medical Biochemistry, Medical College Baroda, Gujarat, India, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry, Medical College Baroda, Gujarat, India, 1979.

Career

Research fellow clinical chemistry Medical College Baroda, 1973-1976, lecturer physiology, 1976-1981. Assistant professor ocular biochemistry Bachelor of Journalism Medical College, Ahmedabad, 1981-1987. Professor, head basic medical science Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, 1987-1990, professor and director School Bioscis., since 1990, member board studies, basic medical science, 1988-1990, chairman board studies in biochemistry, 1989-1992, chairman board studies in Biosciences, 1992-1995, 1992-1995, chairman board studies biochemistry/biophysics/biotechnology/micrology, since 1995, member syndicate, since 1994, dean faculty science, 1994-1996.

Board studies in biochemistry Kerala University, since 1992.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research on biochemical changes in eye cataracts. Respiratory changes in pregnancy, athletics, occupation, menstration, nutritional stress. Immunological changes in neonatology.

    Biochemical changes in Protein-Calorie Malnutrition children. Gastric acidity in Protein-Calorie Malnutrition children.

Membership

Member Society Biological Chemists (life), Indian Science Congress (life), Association Clinical Chemists India (life, state representative since 1993).

Connections

Married Shashikala, January 7, 1958. Children: Arvind, Akhila.

spouse:
Shashikala

child:
Arvind Shashidhar

child:
Akhila Shashidhar