Veena Kalra

MBBS, MD, FIAP
Senior Consultant - Paediatric Neurology
Timings
Fri 11:00 am - 11:15 am
Wed 11:00 am - 11:15 am
Mon 11:00 am - 11:15 am
Introduction

Dr. Veena Kalra is associated with Indraprastha Apollo Hospital - Sarita Vihar, New Delhi. Dr. Kalra is also the Executive Board member of the International Child Neurology Association and the President, Asian & Oceanian Child Neurology Association. She is also the member of several associations, some which include Oxford & Cambridge Society of India, Indian Academy of Pediatrics, Association of Child Neurology, Indian Epilepsy Society, and also the Fellow of Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP), National Academy of Medical Sciences and National Academy of Sciences. She is also on the Editorial boards of Journal of Child Neurology (USA); Pediatric Neurology (USA), Journal of Pediatric Neurology, Turkey, Indian Journal of Pediatrics, Indian Pediatrics, Indian Journal of Medical Research, National Medical Journal of India, Pediatrics Today etc. Her educational qualifications include an MBBS degree from the Delhi University (India), completed in the year 1968 and an MD from AIIMS (New Delhi) in the year 1972. Dr. Kalra's areas of interest include promoting programs for Child Neurology Education world-wide. She has initiated a DM Course in Child Neurology at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi; Clinical Research on- CNS infections, Epilepsy, Febrile Convulsions, Neurocysticerosi and Neuro Metabolic Disorders. Her work also involves study of Malnutrition and Brain Development, Lead Screening & Poisoning in Community, Neuromuscular Disorders, Learning Disability and Developmental Disabilities. She also Initiated newborn screening program. Dr. Kalra has had a distinguished academic career. She has topped in academics since 1963. She is also a WHO Research Training Grant Award (worked at the MRC). Her other recognitions and awards include Cambridge University, U.K. and WHO Laboratory, Geneva (1981); ST Achar Endowment Award for Best Clinical Research of the Indian Academy of Pediatrics (1983); Kanishka Award for Medical Education. She has also published over 153 original research publications in the areas of child neurology, hepatic and Neuro-genetic disorders of children, guided 46 MD/Ph.D thesis; 6 DM thesis. She has also authored over 45 chapters for Indian and Foreign medical text books. Dr. Kalra has also authored text books entitled, `Practical Pediatric Neurology’ in 2002; “Development through activity” in 2004, several monographs and patient friendly literature.

Education
Medical School & Fellowships Institute Year
MBBS Delhi University 1968
MD AIIMS, New Delhi 1972
FIAP ---- ----
FNASc ---- ----
FNAMS ---- ----
Memberships Institute Year
Founder Member IAP’s Child Neurology Chapter ----
Executive Board Member International Child Neurology Association ----
Member Membership Advisory Committees – ICNA ----
Active Member Child Neurology Society, USA ----
Member Oxford & Cambridge Society of India ----
Member Indian Academy of Pediatrics ----
President and Founding Member Association of Child Neurology ----
Member Indian Epilepsy Society ----
Founder Member Indian Society for Inborn Errors of Metabolism ----
Chairperson International Child Neurology Education Committee of ICNA ----
President Asian & Oceanian Child Neurology Association ----
Experience
Designation & Department Hospital Year
Pediatric Neurology,Senior Consultant Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi Present
Pediactrics Neurology,Head AIIMS, New Delhi Present
Awards & Achievements
Title Year
Kanishka Award for Medical Education ----
ST Achar Endowment Award for Best Clinical Research of the Indian Academy of Pediatrics 1983
WHO Research Training Grant Awardee (worked at MRC). Cambridge University, U.K. and WHO Laboratory, Geneva 1981
Distinguished academic career. Topped in Academics 1963


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