Bala Krishna Hareendran Nair

BMJ 2005; 331 doi: (Published 21 July 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;331:239

Former professor of dermatology and venereology Trivandrum, India (b 1933; q Trivandrum 1957; BSc, DCH, FRCP), died from prostate cancer on 3 July 2004.

Hareendran Nair trained in dermatology in London and Cambridge. After his return to India he joined the health service and became a professor in the medical college hospitals in Kerala. His special field of interest was acarology, and he was considered an expert in scabies and had written many articles on it. After retirement he continued to be a visiting consultant and practised until he succumbed to his illness. He leaves a wife, Vijaya; three children; and three grandchildren.

[Hari Sugunendran]


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