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IMU Lecturer Awarded Fellowship in Forensic Pathology

01 Dec 2016

October 2016  – Dr Vasudeva Murthy was awarded Fellowship in Forensic Pathology (FAFMS (ForensPath) from Academy of Forensic Medical Sciences (UK). He is a specialist in forensic pathology and clinical forensic medicine currently working at the Department of Pathology, IMU. This fellowship was established in 2010 following a request from National Specialist Board in Forensic Pathology, Malaysia. This was to assess the pathologist to a level suitable for working as a senior consultant in Malaysia. It is a qualification which is recognised by Malaysia and neighbouring countries the training in that country for aspiring forensic pathology specialists. RCPAawards-268


Dr Vasudeva Murthy graduated with his degree in medicine from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India in 2003. He later went on to pursue his MD in forensic medicine from the MS Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore, India from 2005-2008.


In 2013, he was awarded membership of Faculty of Forensic and Legal Medicine (MFFLM-RCP) of the Royal College of Physicians, UK. He is also the recipient of Foundation Fellowship of Clinical Forensic Medicine (FFCFM-RCPA) from Royal College of Pathologists, Australia in 2015. Apart from the above, Dr Vasudeva Murthy has also awarded Fellowship from Australian College of Legal Medicine (FACLM) in August 2016 and was appointed as external examiner for Forensic and Legal Medicine examiner under the Royal College of Physicians, UK in 2016. Dr Vasudeva Murthy is selected for the FAIMER fellowship in medical education in March 2016 and currently pursuing the fellowship in medical education at FAIMER institute, King Edward Hospital, Grant Seth Medical College, Mumbai. He also serves as associate editor of “Medicine, Science and Law”, which is a ISI indexed and is an official journal of the British Academy for Forensic Sciences (BAFS). Dr Murthy has 30 publications in various reputed national & international journals.

Congratulations to Dr Vasudeva Murthy!

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