Anuradha Rose

Anuradha Rose ([email protected])

Dr Anuradha Rose completed her undergraduate studies in Medicine and Postgraduate studies in Community Medicine from Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore and is now a Faculty member of the institution. CMC has a Community Health and Development (CHAD) programme with a secondary care hospital as the base hospital covering a population of 1,00,000 rural and 60,000 tribal population. She works in the tribal belt served by the institution. Her main areas of work are in providing health care to the people living in geographically difficult to access remote regions in this hilly terrain, and in programs towards the social and economic development of the people.

In 2011, she completed a MHSc in Bioethics from the University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada and heads the Department of Bioethics in CMC. Since then, she has been involved in curriculum development in Bioethics for the various streams of students in CMC. She is the recipient of a teaching grant for bioethics along with Tufts University — the Obama Singh Initiative Grant. She is a member of the institutions IRB and DSMB, and a consultant in clinical ethics for the institution. She serves as ethicist on the IRB of the Leprosy mission, and is the chair of the IRB in Rural Development Trust Hospital, Bathalapalli. She has served as a member of the Central Ethics Committee for Human Research-ICMR and has been part of committees developing National Guidelines in the field of Bioethics in India.

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