Dr. S.R. Narahari, MD, DVD (Modern dermatology)Director
Dermatologist Dr S R Narahari is exclusively working on alleviating neglected and difficult treat dermatological deformities such as lymphoedema and lymphatic filariasis which have gone unnoticed by the policy makers. He is the pro-bono director of a not for profit integrative medicine organization, The Institute of Applied Dermatology (IAD) ( www.iad.org.in) that he founded in 1999 along with nine other inter-disciplinary senior medical professionals. He is among pioneers of integrated medicine especially bed-side integrated dermatological medicine. In 2010, a WHO publication discussing integrative medicine named IAD as a lead lymphology clinic in the world. In 2014, Government of Kerala established its ‘Centre for Integrated Medicine and Public Health’ in IAD under public private partnership for furthering activities of R&D and activities related to community dermatology.
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About Dr Narahari: //www.youtube.com/watch?v=xBaoi3cwXiE
About his work: //www.youtube.com/watch?v=F8MgUmakfxU
DR T.A Bailur , (Pathologist), DirectorBorn in Mangalore on 9th June 1944, had primary and secondary education at St.Aloysius’ High School, Mangalore. Completed his P.U. Course from St. Aloysius’ College, Mangalore. Did the Pre- Medical and l M.B.,B.S. course at Kasturba Medical College,Manipal. and the II and Final year courses atthe Mangalore section of the same College, graduating in 1967. Completed the M.D.Course in Pathology at the Kasturba Medical College,Mangalore. Did one year post doctoral training in histopathology at the Stobhill General Hospital at Glasgow,Scotland. Served at Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore for twenty years as Professor in Pathology. currently owns a private medical laboratory and serving the people at Mangalore. Was the recipient of a Rotary International Group Study Exchange award and visited Boston, U.S.A. under their aegis for 6 weeks in April-May of 1973. Was a member of the Lions’ Club of Mangalore for several years.
Dr. K. S. Prasanna , Dermatologist MD, DVD (Modern dermatology) DirectorDr. KS Prasanna born on 26th April 1969 is a dermatologist married to Dr. SR Narahari, in whose work she finds immense joy, pleasure and privilege. She is a pro-bono director and chief dermatologist of Institute of Applied Dermatology. She graduated from Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College Belgaum in 1992 studied dermatology under Late Prof J N Shetty at Fr. Muller’s post graduate dermatology department in 1997. As the consultant for sexually transmitted diseases she provides counseling, treatment & in an advisory role, for the high-risk sexual behaviour groups in Kasaragod
In her mission to help control the spread of HIV/AIDS, she wrote a popular weekly column ‘ganda-hendira naduve’ in Kannada daily Vijaya Karnataka, and subsequently compiled to be published as a book. Her ‘hands-on and’ patients first service is the foundation for routine patient management and professional service rendered to the patients Functioning as the backbone of Institute for Applied Dermatology, her presence in the Institute for Applied Dermatology and clinic provides opportunities for collaboration and expansion. Dr Prasanna is credited with a huge list of publications on the ‘Integrated Medicine’ both in International and National Journals. She also Authored/Co-Authored Books in Dermatology for Medicine students both at the graduate and post graduate levels.