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GFMER Country Coordinators

Rathnamala M. Desai

GFMER Coordinator for India

Rathnamala M. Desai

Rathnamala M. Desai, MBBS, MD (Ob & Gyn)
Professor and Head, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, SDM College of Medical Sciences, Manjushreenagar, Sattur, Dharwad, Karnataka, India
rathnamalamdesai@yahoo.co.in

Memberships and Professional Affiliations

  • Life Member: Indian Medical Association
  • Life Member: Hubli Dharwad Obstetrics and Gynaecological Association of India (affiliated to FOGSI India)
  • Life Member: Indian Association of Gynaecological Endoscopists
  • President : Family Planning Association of India, Dharwad Branch [affiliated to International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), London]
  • Central Executive Committee Member FPAI Mumbai  [affiliated to International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), London]

Previous Positions held

  • 25/08/1982 to 02/11/1987 Lecturer in Anatomy, Karnatak Medical College Hubli, Karnataka, India.
  • 03/11/1987 to 31/12/1996 Lecturer in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Karnatak Medical College Hubli, Karnataka, India.
  • 01/01/1997 to 30/02/2002 Assistant Professor in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Karnatak Medical College Hubli, Karnataka, India.
  • 08/05/2004 to 07/05/2008 Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology ,SDM College of Medical Sciences, Dharwad, Karnataka India.
  • 08/05/2008 to date Professor and Head, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology SDM College of Medical Sciences, Dharwad, Karnataka India.
  • Resource Person for INTERNATIONAL DIPLOMA IN REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH, Karnatak University Dharwad
  • Examiner for MBBS and MS (Obstetrics & Gynaecology) for various Universities in India

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