2017 PSG-FAIMER Regional Institute Fellows

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The first residential session of the 2017 PSG-FAIMER Regional Institute took place June 11-17, 2017, in Coimbatore, India, under the direction of Thomas Chacko. The 2017 PSG-FAIMER Fellows are:

Madhu B., M.B.B.S., M.D., JSS Medical College, Mysuru, India

Chandrasekhar B.R., M.D.S., Ph.D., JSS Dental College and Hospital, Mysuru, India

Subhashish Das, M.B.B.S., M.D., Sri Devaraj Urs University, Kolar, India

Shib Sekhar Datta, M.B.B.S., M.D., Tripura Medical College & Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Memorial Teaching Hospital, Tripura, India

Sumitra Govindarajan, M.B.B.S., M.D., PSG Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Coimbatore, India

Rajavel Murugan, M.B.B.S., M.D., Government Thoothukudi Medical College, Thoothukudi, India

Vairavan Narayanan, M.B.B.S., M.D., M.S., Universiti Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Purabi Phukan, M.B.B.S., M.D., ESIC Medical College & Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Chennai, India

Medha Rajappa, M.B.B.S., M.D., Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research, Puducherry, India

Smitha Ramadas, M.B.B.S., M.D., Government Medical College, Thrissur, India

Venkat Narsimha Reddy, M.B.B.S., M.D., Gandhi Medical College, Secunderabad, India

Iswarya Santhanakrishnan, M.B.B.S., M.D., PSG Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Coimbatore, India

Saurabh Shrivastava, M.B.B.S., M.D., Shri Sathya Sai Medical College and Research Institute, Chennai, India

Padmavathi Thenrajan, M.B.B.S., M.D., Government Thoothukudi Medical College, Thoothukudi, India

Deepti Vadavi, D.D.S., D.A. Pandu Memorial R.V. Dental College & Hospital, Bangalore, India

Abirami Vivekanandan, M.B.B.S., M.D., Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Institute, Chennai, India

 

2017 Brazil-FAIMER Regional Institute Fellows

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The first residential session of the 2017 Brazil-FAIMER Regional Institute took place January 28-February 9, 2017, in Beberibe, Ceará, Brazil, under the direction of Eliana Amaral and Henry Campos. The 2017 Brazil-FAIMER Fellows are:

Cristina Alvim, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG), Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Guilherme Rodrigues Barbosa, Universidade Federal de Sergipe (UFS), Lagarto, Brazil

Marina Barbosa, Universidade Federal de Sergipe (UFS), Lagarto, Brazil

Thiago Luis de Andrade Barbosa, Universidade Federal da Integração Latino-Americana, Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil

Lívia Barros, Universidade Federal do Ceará (UFC), Sobral, Brazil

Elisiane Bonfim, Universidade Federal de Piauí (UFPI), Teresina, Brazil

Lidiane Dal Bosco, Universidade Federal do Pampa, Uruguaiana, Brazil

Sérgio Brienze, Faculdade de Medicina de São José do Rio Preto (FAMERP), São José do Rio Preto, Brazil

Cezar Augusto Caldas, Universidade Federal do Pará (UFPA), Belém, Brazil

Valeria Camargo de Lacerda Carvalho, Faculdade de Medicina de MarÍlia (FAMEMA), Marília, Brazil

Marta Cerqueira, Universidade Federal do Recôncavo da Bahia, Santo Antônio de Jesus, Brazil

Vivian de Oliveira Sousa Corrêa, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Macaé, Brazil

Tânia Costa, Universidade Federal do Pará, Belém, Brazil

Igor Iuco Castro da Silva, Universidade Federal do Ceará (UFC), Sobral, Brazil

Laila Damázio, Universidade Federal de São João del Rei (UFSJ), São João del Rei, Brazil

Monica Rodrigues de Oliveira, Universidade Federal do Amapá, Macapá, Brazil

Francisco Pignataro Lima, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN), Natal, Brazil

Sara Lima, Universidade Federal do Maranhão (UFMA), Pinheiro, Brazil

Rita Elizabeth Mascarenhas, Escola Bahiana de Medicina e Saúde Pública, Salvador, Brazil

Juliana Mata, Universidade de Brasília (UnB), Brasília, Brazil

Tânia Mendonça, Universidade Federal de Uberlândia (UFU), Uberlândia, Brazil

Angelita Melo, Universidade Federal de São João del Rei (UFSJ), São João del Rei, Brazil

Melissa Negro-Dellacqua, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC), Araranguá, Brazil

Fernanda Patrícia Soares Souto Novaes, Universidade Federal do Vale do São Francisco (UNIVASF), Petrolina, Brazil

Ana Luiza Oliveira e Oliveira, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN), Caicó, Brazil

Patrícia Oliveira, Universidade Federal de Alfenas, Alfenas, Brazil

Sérgio Oliveira, Universidade Federal da Integração Latino Americana, Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil

Amanda Pasklan, Universidade Federal do Maranhão (UFMA), São Luís, Brazil

Danilo Borges Paulino, Universidade Federal de Uberlândia (UFU), Uberlândia, Brazil

Yara Portela, Universidade Federal do Maranhão (UFMA), Pinheiro, Brazil

Cristina Rodrigues, Universidade Federal do Paraná (UFPR), Curitiba, Brazil

Francelise Roque, Instituto de Saúde de Nova Friburgo da Universidade Federal Fluminense (UFF), Nova Friburgo, Brazil

Pétala Salvador, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN), Natal, Brazil

Ione Schneider, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC), Araranguá, Brazil

Alceu Silva, Universidade Federal do Estado do Amapá (UNIFAP), Macapá, Brazil

Jaqueline Silva, Universidade Federal de São Carlos (UFSCAR), São Carlos, Brazil

Viviane Silva, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Caruaru, Brazil

Andréa Soares, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (UERJ), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Laís Souza, Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso do Sul (UFMS), Campo Grande, Brazil

Aline Tonello, Universidade Federal do Maranhão (UFMA), Pinheiro, Brazil

Walter Vitti, Jr., Universidade Estadual Paulista “Júlio de Mesquita Filho” (UNESP), São Paulo, Brazil

 

2016 SMU-FAIMER Regional Institute Fellows

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The inaugural residential session of the SMU-FAIMER Regional Institute took place November 8-13, 2016, in Guangzhou, China, under the direction of Zhimin Jia. The 2016 SMU-FAIMER Fellows are:

Geyu Chen, M.D., Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, China

Rong Chen, Ph.D., China Pharmaceutical University, Nanjing, China

Mao Fang, M.A., Guangzhou Medical University, Guangzhou, China

Min Guo, M.B.B.S., Affiliated Hospital of Jilin Medical University, Jilin, China

Khalil Ismail, M.Sc., Ph.D., Umm Al-Qura University, Mecca, Saudi Arabia

Shan Jiang, Ph.D., Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, China

Vijay Khanal, M.B.B.S., M.D., B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal

Jin Liang, Ed.D., Shanghai Medical College, Shanghai, China

Yanna Mao, M.P.H., Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, China

Dongsheng Rui, M.S., Shihezi University School of Medicine, Shihezi, China

Chunwei Shi, M.D., Tongji Medical College, Wuhan, China

I. Made Subagiarta, M.D., Universitas Udayana, Denpasar, Indonesia

Ci Wei, M.D., Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, China

Bella Wu, Ph.D., Shantou University Medical College, Shantou, China

Kai Zeng, M.P.H., Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, China

Ting Zhang, M.Med., Zhejiang Chinese Medical University, Hangzhou, China

Wei Zhang, Ph.D., Jilin Medical College, Jilin, China

Jiyang Zhao, M.B.B.S., Harbin Medical University, Harbin, China

Yinglin Zhao, M.D., Shantou University Medical College, Shantou, China

Lin Zhou, Ph.D., Tongji Medical College, Wuhan, China

Yan Yan Zhu, M.B.B.S., University of Hong Kong-Shenzhen Hospital, Shenzhen, China

2016 CMB-CMU-FAIMER Regional Institute Fellows

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The first residential session of the 2016 CMB-CMU-FAIMER Regional Institute took place July 23-29, 2016, in Shenyang, China, under the direction of Bo Qu. The 2016 CMB-CMU-FAIMER Fellows are:

Qi Dianjun, M.Med., China Medical University, Shenyang, China

Lili Du, Ph.D., China Medical University, Shenyang, China

Liu Fu, M.D., Qiqihar Medical University, Qiqihar, China

Yeli Gong, Ph.D., Jianghan University School of Medicine, Wuhan, China

Lei Huang, Ph.D., Tongji Hospital/Tongji University, Shanghai, China

Zhanqin Huang, Ph.D., Shantou University Medical College, Shantou, China

Li Hui, B.S., Xuzhou Medical University, Xuzhou, China

Tian Juan, M.Med., Gannan Medical University, Ganzhou, China

Yun Kang, Ph.D., Shanghai Medical University, Shanghai, China

Xiao Bin Lai, Ph.D., Fudan University School of Nursing, Shanghai, China

Jinxin Li, M.C.M., Wuhan University School of Medicine, Wuhan, China

Changmin Lin, Ph.D., Shantou University Medical College, Shantou, China

Wang Lixuan, Ph.D., Hebei Medical University, Shijiazhuang, China

Cheng Qi, M.Med., Kunming Medical University, Kunming, China

Lily Shang, Ph.D., Hebei Medical University, Shijiazhuang, China

Zhujian Shao, M.Ed. (Ideological and Political Education), Zunyi Medical University, Zunyi, China

Qiaoling Song, M.Med., Zhejiang Chinese Medical University, Hangzhou, China

Yanchun Wang, Ph.D., Jilin Medical College, Changchun, China

Richard Wu, M.Med., Zhejiang Chinese Medical University, Hangzhou, China

Ying Zhang, Ph.D., Kunming Medical University, Kunming, China

2016 Manipal University-FAIMER International Institute for Leadership in Interprofessional Education (MUFIILIPE) Fellows

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The first residential session of the 2016 Manipal University-FAIMER International Institute for Leadership in Interprofessional Education (MUFIILIPE) took place May 2-8, 2016, in Manipal, India, under the direction of Ciraj Ali Mohammed. The 2016 MUFIILIPE Fellows are:

Vrinda Hari Ankolekar, M.B.B.S., M.D., Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India

Annamalai Chockalingam, M.B.B.S., M.D., Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia

Elsa Sanatombi Devi, M.Sc., Ph.D., M.B.A., Manipal College of Nursing, Manipal, India

Melanie Rose D’souza, M.Sc., Melaka Manipal Medical College, Manipal, India

Rajani Mary George, B.D.S., M.D.S., Manipal University, Manipal, India

Mamatha Hosapatna, M.B.B.S., M.D., Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India

Surekha Kamath, Ph.D., Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal, India

Muralidhar Kulkarni, M.B.B.S., M.D., Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India

Tatiyana Mandal, M.Sc., Melaka Manipal Medical College, Manipal, India

Mary Mathew, M.B.B.S., M.D., P.G.D.M.L.E., Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India

Uttam Kumar Paul, M.B.B.S., M.D., Mata Gujri Memorial Medical College, Kishanganj, India

Avinash Prabhu, M.Optom., Manipal University, Manipal, India

Prateek Rastogi, M.B.B.S., M.D., Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, India

Priya Rathi, M.B.B.S., M.D., Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, India

Abdul Ajees Abdul Salam, M.E., Ph.D., Manipal University, Manipal, India

B. Suresh Kumar Shetty, M.B.B.S., M.D., Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, India

Prakashchandra Shetty, M.Sc., Ph.D., Melaka Manipal Medical College, Manipal, India

Arun Shirali, M.B.B.S., M.D., Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, India

John M. Solomon, M.P.T., Ph.D., Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College, Manipal, India

Madhuri Rajaneesh Tolahunase, M.Sc., (Ph.D.), All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Ramesh Unnikrishnan, M.Sc.R.T., Manipal University, Manipal, India

2016 CMCL-FAIMER Regional Institute Fellows

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The first residential session of the 2016 CMCL-FAIMER Regional Institute took place February 2-10, 2016, in Ludhiana, India, under the direction of Tejinder Singh and Dinesh Badyal. The 2016 CMCL-FAIMER Fellows are:

Sneha R. Ambwani, M.B.B.S., M.D., All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Jodhpur, India

Namrata Chhabra, M.B.B.S., M.D., SSR Medical College, Belle Rive, Mauritius

Uma Eswara, B.D.S., M.D.S., Melaka Manipal Medical College, Melaka, Malaysia

Binita Goswami, M.B.B.S., M.D., Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi, India

Kiran Goswami, M.B.B.S., M.D., D.N.B., D.I.M., All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Jodhpur, India

Sarika Gupta, M.B.B.S., M.D., Ph.D., D.G.O., King George’s Medical University, Lucknow, India

Anuradha Joshi, M.B.B.S., M.Sc., Ph.D., Pramukhswami Medical College, Karamsad, India

Maitreyee Kar, M.B.B.S., M.D., North Bengal Medical College, Sushrutanagar, India

Sahiba Kukreja, M.B.B.S., M.D., Sri Guru Ram Das Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, Amritsar, India

Rajiv Mahajan, M.B.B.S., M.D., Adesh Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Bathinda, India

Sushanta Kumar Mishra, M.B.B.S., M.D., GSL Medical College, Rajahmundry, India

Vandana Roy, M.B.B.S., M.D., Ph.D., D.G.O., Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India

Shaista Saiyad, M.B.B.S., M.D., Smt. NHL Municipal Medical College, Ahmedabad, India

Kirti Singh, M.B.B.S., M.D., Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India

Anita Singhal, M.B.B.S., M.D., Sawai Man Singh Medical College, Jaipur, India

Ranjana Tiwari, M.B.B.S., M.D., Ph.D., D.G.O., Gajra Raja Medical College, Gwalior, India

2016 PSG-FAIMER Regional Institute Fellows

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The first residential session of the 2016 PSG-FAIMER Regional Institute took place June 12-18, 2016, in Coimbatore, India, under the direction of Thomas Chacko. The 2016 PSG-FAIMER Fellows are:

Krishna Moorthy Adhikari, M.B.B.S., M.D., Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, India

Ganesan Chinnasamy, M.B.B.S., M.D., PSG Institute of Medical Science and Research, Coimbatore, India

Aswini R. Dutt, M.B.B.S., M.D., Yenepoya Medical College, Mangalore, India

Sujitha Elavally, Ph.D., R.N., Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai, India

Suguna Elayaperumal, M.B.B.S., M.D., Sri Manakula Vinayagar Medical College and Hospital, Puducherry, India

Chan Choong Foong, Ph.D., Bsc.Ed., University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Jeyachandran Ganesan, M.B.B.S., M.D., PSG Institute of Medical Science and Research, Coimbatore, India

Harishankar Joshi, M.B.B.S., M.D., Rohilkhand Medical College and Hospital, Bareilly, India

Anjali Kelkar, M.B.B.S., D.N.B., Bharati Vidyapeeth University Medical College, Pune, India

Praveen Kulkarni, M.B.B.S., M.D., J.S.S. Medical College, Mysore, India

Radha Kumar, M.B.B.S., M.D., Saveetha Medical College and Hospital, Chennai, India

Shailaja Sampangiramaiah, M.B.B.S., D.N.B., Father Muller Medical College, Mangalore, India

Madhuri Taranikanti, M.B.B.S., M.D., ESIC Medical College, Chennai, India

Paricha Upadhyaya, M.B.B.S., M.D., B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal

Kavita Vasudevan, M.B.B.S., M.D., M.B.A., Indira Gandhi Medical College & Research Institute, Puducherry, India

Amrit Virk, M.B.B.S., M.D., Maharishi Markandeshwar Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, Mullana, India

2016 Sub-Saharan Africa-FAIMER Regional Institute (SAFRI) Fellows

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The first residential session of the 2016 Sub-Saharan Africa-FAIMER Regional Institute (SAFRI) took place March 2-8, 2016, in Cape Town, South Africa, under the direction of Dianne Manning and Jacqueline van Wyk. The 2016 SAFRI Fellows are:

Dorcas Ayo, B.Sc. (Nursing), Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda

Richard Cooke, M.B.B.Ch., M.Med. (Family Medicine), University of the Witwatersrand Centre for Rural Health, Johannesburg, South Africa

Fadia Gamieldien, M.Sc. (Occupational Therapy), University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

Pragashnie Govender, M.O.T., University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa

Rudo Gwini, M.D., M.Med., M.Sc. (Clinical Epidemiology), National University of Science and Technology, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

Eziyi Josephine, M.B.Ch.B., M.Sc., Obafemi Awolowo University College of Health Sciences, Ile-Ife, Nigeria

Soraya Maart, B.Sc., M.P.H., D.Phil., University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

Jason Marcus, M.Phil., P.G.D.N. (Advanced Midwifery), R.M., R.P.N., R.Psych.N., R.Comm.N., University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

Marybeth Cherono Maritim, M.B.Ch.B., M.Med. (Internal Medicine), D.T.M.H., University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya

Deogratias Ongona Mbuka, M.D., M.Med., University of Botswana, Gaborone, Botswana

Fungai Muzeya, B.Sc. (Nursing), M.P.H., Paray School of Nursing, Thaba Tseka, Lesotho

Linus Ndegwa, M.H.P.E, Pg.D. (Opth), H.C.S., Ph.D. (Epidemiology), Mount Kenya University School of Clinical Medicine, Thika, Kenya

Corne Nel, M.Phys.T., University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa

Timothy Nottidge, M.B.B.S., M.Phil. Health Sc.Ed., University of Uyo College of Health Sciences, Uyo, Nigeria

Elizabeth Johanna Smit, M.Phil., M.Sc., M.Med., M.B.Ch.B., Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa

Zukisa Tshabalala, M.M.Sc., University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa

Astrid Turner, M.B.Ch.B., Dip HIV, M.Med. (Public Health), University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa

Michelle Janse van Rensburg, B.O.T., M.P.H., University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa

Natalie Whalley, B.Sc., Ph.D., University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

(posted July 26, 2016; updated August 15, 2016)

PSG-FAIMER Regional Institute Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary

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PSG-FAIMER regional institute decennial
Pictured (left to right): Avinash Supe, Jack Boulet, Janet Grant, Ralf Rundgren Graves, S. Ramalingam, and Thomas Chacko

In June 2016, the PSG-FAIMER Regional Institute welcomed its 10th class of Fellows and celebrated this important milestone in Coimbatore, India. Approximately 120 people took part in the decennial anniversary celebration on June 18, including the 16 incoming PSG-FAIMER Fellows, alumni, and local and international faculty. Presiding over the celebration was Dr. S. Ramalingam, Dean of PSG Institute of Medical Sciences & Research and a 2010 PSG-FAIMER Fellow. FAIMER’s Director of Regional Institutes, Ralf Rundgren Graves, served as Chief Guest and presented PSG-FAIMER Director Dr. Thomas Chacko with a commemorative plaque. Felicitations were offered by Dr. Avinash Supe, Director of the GSMC-FAIMER Regional Institute; Dr. Jack Boulet, FAIMER Vice President for Research and Data Resources; and Dr. Janet Grant, Director of The Centre for Medical Education in Context (CenMEDIC) in the United Kingdom. On June 19, alumni and Fellows took part in four capacity-building workshops facilitated by international faculty.

PSG-FAIMER, the fourth of FAIMER’s Regional Institutes to be developed, began in 2007 under the direction of Dr. Chacko. Dr. Chacko is Professor and Head of the Department of Community Medicine and Medical Education at PSG Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, as well as a 2004 Fellow of the FAIMER Institute. More than 150 health professions educators from India and other parts of South Asia have participated in the program over the past decade.

To commemorate the 10-year anniversary, a booklet was published to highlight the history of the PSG-FAIMER program and share reflections from faculty and Fellows. A copy of the booklet (PDF – 6 MB) can be accessed here.

2016 GSMC-FAIMER Regional Institute Fellows

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The first residential session of the 2016 GSMC-FAIMER Regional Institute took place April 18-24, 2016, in Mumbai, India, under the direction of Avinash Supe. The 2016 GSMC-FAIMER Fellows are:

Dushyant Agrawal, M.B.B.S., M.D., All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Shalini Chandra, M.B.B.S., M.D., Rohilkhand Medical College, Bareilly, India

Suchita Dabhadkar, M.B.B.S., M.D., Bharati Vidyapeeth Medical College, Pune, India

Prashanti Eachempati, M.D.S., Melaka Manipal Medical College, Melaka, Malaysia

Sarojini Jadhav, M.B.B.S., M.S., Government Medical College, Aurangabad, Aurangabad, India

Mohan Joshi, M.A., M.D., M.B.A., Tilak Ayurved Mahavidyalaya, Pune, India

Ashwin Kotnis, M.Sc., Ph.D., All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Aarti Sood Mahajan, M.B.B.S., M.D., Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India

Vasudeva Murthy, M.B.B.S., International Medical University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Subhendu Pandit, M.B.B.S., M.D., Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, India

Swapnil Patil, B.D., M.H.A., M.H.Sc., V.S.P.M. Dental College and Research Centre, Nagpur, India

Priti Puppalwar, M.B.B.S., M.D., Shri Vasantrao Naik Government Medical College, Yavatmal, India

Rupali Sabale, M.B.B.S., M.D., P.G.D.H.A., K.J. Somaiya Medical College, Mumbai, India

Prerana Shah, M.B.B.S., M.D., Seth G.S. Medical College, Mumbai, India

Jaimala Shetye, M.Sc., Seth G.S. Medical College, Mumbai, India

Anjana Wajekar, M.B.B.S., D.N.B., Seth G.S. Medical College, Mumbai, India