Project Team - India

TD Government Medical College, Alappuzha, Kerala

  • Dr. Sairu Philip is Associate Professor of Community Medicine at T.D. Medical College, Alappuzha, Kerala. She completed her M.D in Community Medicine from Medical College, Kottayam in 1995. Since that time, she has worked at Christian Medical College, Ludhiana and Calicut Medical College. Dr. Philip has received numerous awards for her outstanding service to Kerala communities including: the NFCP Award for Morbidity Management (Alappuzha District, Kerala, 2005); and the Gandhi Smaraka Grama Sevaka Rehna Award for Outstanding Social Service (2006). She was a FAIMER Fellow (Foundation for Advancement in International Medical Education and Research) in 2009 and received the Best Doctor for Kerala State Award (for Medical Education) in 2009-2010. She has initiated community based palliative care programs and created self help groups for filarial lymphoedema patients in Alappuzha District. Dr. Philip’s main areas of interest are Epidemiology, Medical Education and implementing community-based research and interventions. She is an active member of Project QTI, Kerala and serves as coordinator at her medical college.