Dr. Rachana Babu A
A Clinical Microbiologist, Dr. Rachana Babu is trained in the management of hospital infection and infectious diseases. Her areas of interest include Bacteriology and Infection Control. She has completed a Fellowship in Hospital Infection Control from Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, and a Certificate Course on Infectious Diseases from PD Hinduja Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Mumbai. Besides, she holds a Doctor of Medicine (MD) in Microbiology from Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, and has also completed the Good Antibiotic Prescription Practices and Infection Control Certification Programme (GAPP-ICCP) from the institute. Before that, she had earned an MBBS from Jubilee Mission Medical College and Research Institute, Thrissur. With several research publications in peer-reviewed journals to her credit, Dr. Babu is an internal auditor accredited by the National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL). She holds a certification in quality management and internal audit in medical laboratories as per the relevant standards.
- Experience in internal audit: quality management system certificate required for NABL audit.
- Published research articles in peer reviewed Journals.