Dr. N Kumarasamy

Dr. N Kumarasamy

Infectious Disease Specialist

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  • Chief & Director of Infectious Diseases Medical Centre  at Voluntary Health Services (VHS) Hospital in Chennai, India. 
  • Director and Site Leader for the Chennai Antiviral Research and Treatment (CART) Clinical Research Site of US National Institutes of Health
  • Clinical Investigator for several on- going clinical research projects with University of California-San Diego, Brown University- Providence , Harvard University-Boston, USA and University of New South Wales/Kirby Institute -Sydney, Australia.
  • Clinician and a researcher in Infectious disease with more than 25 yrs of experience and has published more than 400 manuscripts in peer reviewed medical journals. 
  • Advisor and expert panel member for World Health Organization - ARV Treatment guidelines committee and a Clinical advisor to Clinton Health Access Initiative. Currently he is the Regional Representative for Asia for ACTG/NIH. 
  • Head of the Department of VHS COVID19 Treatment Centre and also serves in the ICMR National Task Force for COVID19 Clinical Research and Drug Development

Academic Training & Fellowships:

  • Graduated in Medicine from Madras Medical College.
  • Residency in Medicine at  Govt. General Hospital, Chennai.
  • Graduate program in Epidemiology and Fellowship in HIV Medicine at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
  • Ph.D in Medicine and Infectious Diseases at University of Madras
  • Post Doctoral Fellowship in Infectious Diseases and Public Health at Brown University, USA
  • FRCP –Fellowship in Medicine and Infectious Diseases from the Royal College of Physicians, London, UK
  • Visiting Faculty - Brown University, Providence, USA
  • Expert panel member- WHO- ARV Treatment guidelines committee
  • Faculty - Physician’s training programs in HIV medicine
  • General Secretary & Governing Council member – AIDS Society of India (ASI)
  • Governing council member-International Infectious Diseases Society
  • Organizing Chair of ongoing CART symposium, an annual ART update.
  • Advisor to World Health Organization

A full list of published work is available here: