Dr. B. Vishnu Bhat is a Director - Medical Research and a Professor of Pediatrics and Neonatology at Aarupadai Veedu Medical College and Hospital, Pondicherry. Also the Former Director and Dean Research,JIPMER.
Experience: Training of Undergraduates & Postgraduates in Pediatrics since1979, Faculty –National teachers training centre since 1987, Training of Post-Doctoral (DM) and PhD in Neonatology since 2009.
Publications: Scientific papers -384
Chapters in books -71
Edited a book on Protein Energy Malnutrition
Edited a book on NICU protocols of JIPMER
Edited a book on NNF protocols in Perinatology
H-index:35, i-10 index:82, Citations: 4287, Reads: 97,240, RG score:41.63.
Associate Editor: Indian Journal of Pediatrics Reviewing articles for many National and international Medical Journals.
Awards: Best outgoing student from school
Best Intern award
Best scientific paper award - JIPMER Scientific Society – Thrice
BR Santhanakrishnan award for best paper in Tamilnadu IAP
Nagasamy oration of National Neonatology forum -TNSB-2013
Oration of Kerala Nocon - 2014
Oration of JIPMER scientific society -2014
National neonatology forum fellowship award -2014
Life time achievement award – Pondicherry chapter of Indian Medical Association- 2015
Raj-Neocon oration -2016
Internal oration for JIPMER research day -2017
Internal oration of Aarupadai veedu medical college & hospital-2020
Annual oration of National neonatology forum of India – 2021
Dr.K.C Chaudhuri ‘Life time achievement award oration’ of Indian journal of Pediatrics-2022
Life time research achievement award during CAMR conference of AVMC 2022
Life time achievement award and Dr.Rita sood memorial oration- Medical education unit, India-2022
WHO fellowship in Basic MCH care –Nepal & Thailand - 1989
WHO fellowship in Neonatology at University of Ilinois, Chicago, USA-1992.
Field of interest: Medical education, Perinatal asphyxia, Neonatal sepsis, Congenital malformations, Management of Preterm and low birth weight infants.
Title : Should we look beyond antibiotics while treating neonates with sepsis?