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Dr. Kalpana Ramachandran
Dr. Kalpana Ramachandran
MBBS, MS (Anatomy), Professor and Head of Department,
22 Years of experience since highest degree
Membership in Associations
1. Life Member of All India association of Anatomists, New Delhi, India.
2. Life Member & Executive Committee Member of association of Anatomists, Tamil Nadu & Pondicherry, India.
3. Life Member Association of Clinical Anatomists, Tamil Nadu, India.
4. Life Member of South East Asian Regional Association of Medical Education. (SEARAME)
5. Member of “International Association for Medical Education in Europe” (AMEE) from January 2019
Merits & Awards

1. Distinction Holder in MBBS--- Anatomy, Microbiology, Ophthalmology.
2. Distinction in MS (Anatomy) University examination.
3. M.M. Cooper Memorial award for the best paper presented in Annual Conference of Association of Anatomists, held at ArupadaiVeedu Medical College, Pondicherry, September 2007.
4. M.M. Cooper Memorial award for the best paper presented in Annual Conference of Association of Anatomists, held at Sri Ramachandra Medical College, Chennai, Sept 2008.
5. Peer reviewed a manuscript titled,” Posterior Approach to the Dissection of Thoracic and Abdominal Viscera: An Educational Exercise”, for a PubMed indexed and International journal, ‘Clinical Anatomy’ in October 2012.
6. Panelist in National Conference of Association of Clinical Anatomists – 9th& 10th May 2015 on “ Educational Strategies for Millennial Generation”
7. Chaired a Session in “ PRIMS ANATCON ‘ on 10th& 11th October 2015 at 38th Annual Conference of Association of Anatomists, Tamilnadu
8. External expert for Board of Studies meeting on Sep 6th 2016 at Mahatma Gandhi Medical College, Pondicherry
9. “ M.M Cooper Memorial oration” on “Achieving Excellence in Anatomy Education” at 39th Annual Conference of Association of Anatomists , Tamilnadu,at SBMCH, Chennai on September 23rd -25th 2016.
10. Awarded “M.M Cooper Memorial oration Award” at 39th Annual Conference of Association of Anatomists ,Tamilnadu,at SBMCH, Chennai on September 23rd -25th 2016 for the Dr.M.M.Cooper Oration given on the topic " Achieving excellence in Anatomy Education ".
11. Chairperson for Session on “ Scintigraphy : Peering in to Brain Box with Gamma rays” in National Conference of Anatomists RAENACON on 15.06.2017
12. Received “ E Learning “ certificate course from MEU India in April 2017
13. Panelist as a Member of the Panel discussion in CME on “Cross Sectional Anatomy & correlated clinical Imaging: Vertical Integration to adapt Medical Students for Clinical applications” at Sri Ramachandra Medical College, Chennai on 7th July 2017.
14. EMINENT Teacher/ Expert for Ph.D viva of Dr. Archana Kumar at Sri Ramachandra Medical College, Chennai on Sep 11th 2017.
15. Awarded Certificate for completing “MCI Advance Course in Medical Education “ (ACME ) by MCI Nodal Centre, SRMC , Chennai in August 2017.
16. Executive Committee Member of Association Of Anatomists, Tamilnadu, 2017,2018.
17. Chairperson for Session on “Substantiating Research in Medical Education” in International Conference of Anatomy at Sri Balaji Medical College on 23rd June 2018.
18. Guest of Honour at “Corpora 2018”, an Exhibition cum teaching Programme in Anatomy , organized by Department of Anatomy, CMC, Vellore on 9th October 2018.
19. Appointed as a Member of Editorial Board of “National Journal Of Clinical Anatomy” in February 2019.
20. Delivered lectures in Sep & October 2019 as a part of the Project NPTEL (National Programme for Technology Enhanced Learning) at SRMC, Chennai.

1. One of the 16 senior & middle level academicians selected from many applicants all over India & neighboring countries for an “FAIMER Fellowship in Medical Education” conducted by FAIMER ( Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education & Research, USA) PSG FRI,Regional Institute( PSG IMS & R, Coimbatore) in February 2012 affiliated to FAIMER, Philadelphia, USA.
2. Awarded FAIMER Fellowship in Medical Education in April 2014
3. Peer Reviewer for Journal of Evolution of Medical & dental sciences.
4. Editorial Committee Member of International Journal Of Anatomy & Research
5. Best Paper Award for the Paper presented at International Conference of Anatomy held at Chennai, September 2016.
6. Delivered a Guest Lecture on “History of Embalming” at the Pre Conference Workshop on “Modern Embalming Techniques” at the 8thInternational Conference of society of Clinical Anatomists and was awarded a memento & certificate for contribution as a Resource Person on 7th February 2019 at Sri Ramachandra Medical College, Chennai.
7. Became a Member of “International Association for Medical Education” (AMEE) in January 2019.
8. Awarded FRCS ( Glasgow) by Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons, Glasgow, August 2020.