Bachelor of Science, Nirmala College for Women, Coimbatore, 1962; Master of Science, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India, 1967; Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor A.L.M. Postgraduate Institute, Chennai, India, 1988.
Lecturer, Christian Medical College, Vellore, 1967-1968; lecturer, J.J.M. Medical College, Davangere, India, 1968-1969; lecturer, St. John's Medical College, Bangalore, India, 1969-1973; senior lecturer, Christian Medical College, Ludhiana, India, 1976-1983; professor pharmacology, U. Madras, Chennai, India, since 1983.
Married Sam Paul, July 12, 1977.