Associate Professor Pathology
Gold Coast, Australia
Neelam is a locum staff specialist in microbiology at the Gold Coast University Hospital, where she is active in laboratory and clinical teaching across the continuum of medical learners. She also is designated as Associate Professor of Pathology at the Bond University Medical School, Gold Coast. Neelam has both domestic and international medical training and work experience including India, UK & Saudi Arabia. She trained as a General Pathologist in India in 1994, then specialised as a fellow in Microbiology & Virology in UK/Australia. Neelam was the Clinical Lead Consultant for Infection Prevention and control at Stockport NHS Foundation Trust hospital, UK and played a key role in developing laboratory and infection control protocols for the UK NHS Influenza Emergency Preparedness in 2010.
Neelam’s holds research interest in antimicrobial stewardship, challenges with emerging infections, molecular diagnostic methods. As a medical educator, she has keen interest in exploring evidence-based innovative methods for active learning among medical students.