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Ravikumaran Nair, Rakesh

Title: Instructor

Office: GL 466A

Phone: 305-348-0690


Department(s): Cellular Biology and Pharmacology

Dr. Rakesh R Nair is currently a Faculty at Florida International University Herbert College of Medicine. His clinical training includes General Surgery and Primary care practice.
Dr. Nair’s research interest includes clinical surgery, medicine, and public health issues.
Dr. Nair has been an author of a medical book that’s being published & circulated in India & co-authored in various articles on arteriovenous fistula published in the Journal of Vascular Access.

Rakesh is FIU alum, bringing to the College of Medicine over 8 years of experience within the public health research and clinical practice. He holds a Master’s degree in Public Health with a concentration in Environmental & Occupational Health from FIU as well as a Medical Degree from India. He is also a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES).
Dr. Nair was inducted into Delta Epsilon Iota chapter (2010), Phi beta Delta- Zeta Alpha Chapter (2010) and Golden Key International Honor Society (2009).

Dr. Nair is actively involved in teaching both basic science and clinical medicine with FIU HWCOM. Dr. Nair’s recent project includes the development of Clinical anatomy module using BODY VIZ software, mentoring medical students to educate on BodyViz, Surgical cadaver dissections.

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