Sheila Balakrishnan, MD, DNB, FRCOG, is Associate Professor at the Government Medical College, Trivandrum, India, from where she also obtained her MD and DNB degrees. After that, in 1990, she joined the Government Medical College as teaching staff, and since then she has been actively involved in academics. Dr Balakrishnan is an active member of the Federation of the Obstetric and Gynaecological Societies of India (FOGSI) and the Indian College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (ICOG). She is also an active member of the Contraception and Medical Disorders Committees of FOGSI. She has been involved in various national and international research projects and is currently pursuing clinical research in infertility and polycystic ovarian syndrome. She is the author of two textbooks on obstetric and gynaecology intended for undergraduate studies.
1 June 2010