Doctors

Dr. P. M. Shamsul Karim

Designation :
Emeritus Professor
Department :
Microbiology
Email :
shamsulkarim@aims.amrita.edu
Qualification :
MD (Microbiology)
Area of Interest(s) :
  • Medical education.
  • Antibiotic susceptibility trends.
  • Emerging microbial infections.
  • Infection control.
  • Helicobacter pylori in gastric diseases.
  • Non fermenters.
  • Molecular diagnosis of infectious diseases.
  • Fungal infections.
Achievements:
  • Participated in Immunology workshop at National Insitute of Communicable Diseases (NICD), Delhi, in 1979.
  • Received training in tissue typing and cross matching for the selection of appropriate donors for Kidney Transplantation at the Tissue Typing Laboratory, Department of Immunology, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, for one month in October 1983.
  • Participated in the training course on "Health and Hospital Administration" conducted by Institute of Management in Government, Calicut, Kerala for three weeks in June 1985.
  • Participated in workshops on educational technology at Teachers' Training Centre of Medical College, Calicut, Kerala in 1991 and 1997.
  • Head of Blood Bank, Medical College Hospital, Calicut from 20/08/80 to 20/10/88.
  • Chairman & Member of Board of Examiners in Microbiology for MD & MBBS Courses.
  • Professor& Head of Microbiology Dept. in Medical College, Calicut from 14/07/1997 to 23/01/2002.
  • Member of the College Committee of Management of Medical College, Calicut from 20/08/1980 to 23/01/2002.
  • Member of the Hospital Development Committee of Medical College, Calicut from 14/07/1997 to 23/01/2002.
  • Professor& Head of Microbiology Dept. in Medical College, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Center, Elamakkara, Cochin 682026,Kerala State from 04/02/2002 till date.
  • Member of the College Committee of Management of Medical College, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Center, Elamakkara, Cochin 682026,Kerala State from 04/02/2002 till date.
  • Member of the Board of Studies in Medical Sciences and Technology of Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi-682022, Kerala State.
  • Member of the Board of Studies of Amrita Viswa Vidyapeetham, Elamakkara,Cochin 682026,Kerala State from 03/05/2003 till date.
  • Member of Research & Ethics Committee, Infection Control Committee & Laboratory Services Committee of Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Center, Elamakkara, Cochin 682026,Kerala State from 04/02/2002 till date.
  • Attended Teaching learning workshop at AIMS. 16. Co-investigator at AIMS in SENTRY surveillance program
Publications:

Nine in national journals and one in international journal.