Management

 

BMST’s Advisory board

 

1. Dr. Parvesh Jain,
HOD, Medical Gastroenterology,
Bangalore Medical College

2. Prof Paturu Kondaiah
Professor & Chairman
Department of Molecular Reproduction, Development and Genetics (MRDG)
Indian Institute of Science

3. Dr. V. Ravi MBBS, MD, FAMS, FASc
Professor & Head
Department of Neurovirology
National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro-Sciences (NIMHANS)

4. Dr. Nagesh NS
HOD Surgical Gastroenterology,
Bangalore Medical College

5. Dr. Hemant K. Kalyan
HOD & Consultant in Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine,
Manipal Hospital, Bangalore

6. Dr. Shankar R Kurpad
Consultant – Orthopedic Surgery
Columbia Asia Referral Hospital, Yeshwantpur

7.Dr. Aseem Tiwari
Director, Laboratory Medicine & Blood Bank
Medanta – The Medicity Hospital

8. Suneeta Krishnan, PhD
Social Epidemiologist, Women’s Global Health Imperative, RTI International, San Francisco
Technical Lead, India Liaison Office, RTI International, New Delhi
Adjunct Associate Professor, St. Johns Research Institute, Bangalore. India

 

 

BMST Institutional Ethics Committee members

 

Kishore  S.  Rao, Chairman

Originally from a corporate background, even while still working with Madura Coats, he found time to initiate the Karnataka branch of the Indian Cancer Society. As the Founder Managing Trustee his main, and continuing activity since 1994, is the setting up and running of the Bangalore Hospice Trust (Karunashraya) – the caring centre for terminally ill cancer patients and their families.  This is a totally charitable activity providing free care and counselling for cancer patients in their last stages of life.  More than 12,500 such patients and their families have benefited from this centre and as many as 7,000 patients have died in their care – free from pain and in peace.   As a result of advice and training provided by KARUNASHRAYA seven more such independent units have been set up in Chennai, Vellore, Nagpur, Shimoga, Kallianpur, Mangalore, and Puttur in South Kanara.

 

Dr. BK Arun Kumar

With over 30 years of experience in Clinical Pathology, Hematology and Blood Transfusion his  main domain of interest is Diagnostic work, Teaching, Training and staff development. His  current focus is on improving the clinical laboratory services in hospitals.

 

Prof. A.V.Ramani

A chemical engineer and materials expert, he was the Professor of Metallurgy in IIT Madras and then worked with the National Aeronautical  Laboratory. He has more than 53 years of experience in teaching, guiding academic research, technology development, plant design, and project and Research management. One amongst his several achievements is the design and development of the indigenous Chitra Heart Valve.

 

Ms. Shobha kumar

She completed her post graduation from M.S. University, Baroda as a Gold medalist, in Foods and Nutrition in 1977 and since then involved in academics. As Professor and Head of the Department of Home Science Mount Carmel College, Bangalore, she started & coordinated the UGC vocational course in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics (First one in Karnataka in 1994); was instrumental in making Mount Carmel College as the  nodal center for Indira Gandhi National Open University post graduation in health and nutrition. Recently, she has written course material for a certificate course in Nutrition and Dietetics for Mysore University. She was a member of registered dieticians board for four years, a regulatory body which conducts the RD examination for dieticians all over India. At present she is involved in a number of voluntary activities related to education.

 

Dr. Latha Jagannathan – Member SecretaryShare