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Health facility administrator , researcher

V.M. Palaniappan, Malaysian health facility administrator, researcher. Fellow United Nations Educational, 1978, Association Commonwealth Universities London, 1978, Liverpool University, 1976, International Rice Research Institute, Manila, 1979.


Palaniappan, V.M. was born on December 24, 1938 in Malaysia. Son of Muthiah Chettiar and Sivagami (Achi) Palaniappan.


Bachelor of Science, Annamala University, 1959. Master of Science, Annamala University, 1961. Master of Science, University Malaya, 1969.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Malaya, 1974.


Science teacher Maxwell School, Kuala Lumpur, 1961-1963. Broadcasting assistant Radio Malaysia, 1963-1967. Tutor University Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, 1967-1969, lecturer, 1970-1983, associate professor, 1983-1994.

Postdoctoral researcher University Liverpool, England, 1975. Managing director Visaalam Health Care, Kuala Lumpur, since 1995. Chief consultant Ecological Healing Systems, since 1980.

Adjunct faculty San Diego State University, 1982. Consultant member of committee to English China Clay Ltd., England, 1975-1976, Malaysian Ministry of Education Examination Syndicate, 1973, Cambridge Examination Syndicate, 1970-1973, Ministry of Health, 1986, Indian Chamber of Commerce, 1987. Consultant referee Pertanika Journal, Wallaceana.


  • Other Work

    • Pioneering founder alternate science medicine called Ecological Healing Systems. Author: Hair Problems: Causes, Cure and Preventive Measures, 1980. Contributor more than 100 articles to professional journals.


Corporal National Cadet Corps, India, 1954-1957. Member International Society for Tropical Ecology (life), Muthamil Padipagam (Literature Society), Malaysian Society Applied Biology, Consumers Association Penang, Malaysian Hindu Youths' Association, International Rice Research Institute, International Association for Tamil Research, Malaysian Epilepsi Society (life), Malaysian Science Association, International Association for Ecology, Malaysian Invention and Design Society, Medi Club.


Married Visalakshi Palaniappan. Children: Malathi, Mallika, Muthu.

Muthiah Chettiar Palaniappan

Sivagami (Achi) Palaniappan

Visalakshi Palaniappan

Malathi Palaniappan

Mallika Palaniappan

Muthu Palaniappan