Qualifications and Recognitions
Dr Reena Nair is a Senior Consultant in the Department of Clinical Haematology at the Tata Medical Centre, Kolkata. She passed her MBBS and MD (Medicine) from Goa Medical College, Bombay University. She trained in Medical Oncology and Hemato-Oncology at the Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai and at Hammersmith Hospital, London. Dr. Nair was the founding member of the Lymphoma Registry of Mumbai and the National Lymphoma Registry. She was the Convener of the Hemato-Oncology Management Group at the Tata Memorial Hospital. She was a Professor, Postgraduate teacher and examiner for DM Medical Oncology. Dr. Nair has carried out many cancer chemotherapy trials and is a faculty member at Australia and Asia Pacific Clinical Oncology Research Development (ACORD) Workshop.
Postgraduate degree in Internal Medicine, from Bombay University.
1983 : Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery(MB BS) Graduate degree, from Bombay University, with first class honours and distinction in Human Anatomy
Specializations Medical Oncologist
Experience Goa Medical College Hospitals, Goa, Internship Goa Medical College Hospital, Goa, Junior Residency PD Hinduja National Hospital, Bombay, Registrar Tata Memorial Hospital, Bombay, Junior Residency Tata Memorial Hospital, Bombay, Senior Residency Tata Memorial Hospital, Bombay, Research Fellow Royal Postgraduate Medical School, Hammersmith Hospital, London, Clinical Observer Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, Pool Officer (Research Associate) Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, Lecturer and Assistant Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, Associate Professor Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, Additional Professor & Consultant Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, Professor and Consultant Tata Medical Cancer Hospital & Research Center,Kolkata, Senior Consultant , 2012
AwardsDistinction in Physiology in First Year MBBS examinations fromPanjab University.Distinction in Biochemistry in First Year MBBS examinations fromPanjab University.First prize in Physiology from Christian Medical College in First Year MBBS examinations.Distinction in Pharmacology in Second Year MBBS examinations from Panjab University.Distinction in Pathology in Second Year MBBS examinations from Panjab University.First prize in Pharmacology from Christian Medical College in Second Year MBBS examinations.Goday Rao Memorial Silver Medal for the best outgoing intern in the year 1997 from Christian Medical College.British Society of Gastroenterology Endoscopy Fellowship to Medical University of South Carolina May 2012.
Memberships Member, Executive committee: Mumbai Haematology Group 1997. Treasurer, Indian Oncology Study Group, Mumbai 2001-2012. Joint Secretary, Mumbai Haematology Group 2004. Member (co-opted), Executive committee, Indian Society of Medical & Paediatric Oncology 2004 -2006. Treasurer: Indian Breast Group 2004-2006 Founding Member: Myeloma India Foundation 2004 onwards Indian APL Study Group: Member 2004 onwards Scientific Committee Member, Tata Memorial Hospital, 2004 – 2006. Human Ethics Committee Member, Tata Memorial Hospital, 2007- 2011. Founder Member, Developing countries task force, Breast International Group, 2008. Founder Member “Registry for epidemiology end results and analysis in lymphomas (REEA-L), Indian Oncology tudy Group 2009 onwards. Invited Faculty, Australian and Asia Pacific Clinical Oncology Research Development (ACORD). September 2010. Invited Member, Scientific Advisory Committee, National Institute of Immuno- Haematology, ICMR, KEM Hospital, Mumbai, June 2011-2012. Invited member of the International Data Safety Monitoring Committee (DSMC), for Sandoz Biopharmaceuticals, Germany, 2011-2013. Steering Committee member and Invited Faculty, Australian and Asia Pacific Clinical Oncology Research Development (ACORD), 2012- 2014. Institute Review Board Member, ACTREC, Tata Memorial Centre, 2012 -2014.