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educator , pharmacologist

Visweswaran Navaratnam, pharmacologist, educator. Recipient P.K.T., Governor Penang, 1988; Research grant, World Health Organization, 1990-1991, National Institutes of Health, 1990-1991.

Background

Navaratnam, Visweswaran Son of Peethamparam and Mahalakshmi Navaratnam.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, University Bath, England, 1973.

Career

Tutor University Bath, 1971—1974. Lecturer School Pharmacy, University Sains Malaysia, Minden, 1974—1979, associate professor, 1980—1989. Foundation director National Center Drug Research, University Sains Malaysia, 1981—2000, professor clinical pharmacology, since 1989.

Advisor Ministry Higher Education, Putrajaya, Malaysia, since 2007. Representative-Asia Drugs Neglected Diseases Initiative, Geneva, since 2005. Director UMSLink, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia, since 2008.

Connections

Married Chandra Ponnampalam, August 1980. Children: Vidya, Eeswaran.

father:
Peethamparam Navaratnam

mother:
Mahalakshmi Navaratnam

spouse:
Chandra Ponnampalam

child:
Vidya Navaratnam

child:
Eeswaran Navaratnam