Dept. of Health Research Govt. of India
World Health Organization
Dr. Manickam
Name : Dr. Manickam BSM & S, M.Sc. (Epid), Ph.D.
Designation/Post : Scientist E
Bio-data :

He has been working as Scientist C (Epidemiology) at the NIE(ICMR). He holds Bachelor degree in Siddha Medicine (counterpart of Ayurveda medicine in South India) and Masters in Epidemiology. He recently completed Ph.D., in Epidemiology.

He has been working in WHO supported leprosy research activities at NIE since 2000. He joined the ICMR cadre in 2003. He serves as faculty member for Master‚€ôs level public health training programmes of the ICMR School of Public Health at NIE since 2001. Additionally, he teaches in several short-term training programmes. The current research activities include (1) WHO/TDR supported international chemotherapeutic trial for leprosy (2) studies on socio-cultural features of leprosy.