Dr Dalip K Kakru is working as Professor Microbiology, School of Medical Sciences & Research, & is Dean, School of Allied Health Sciences, Sharda University, Greater NOIDA, UP. Formerly, he worked as Professor & Head, Deptt of Microbiology, SKIMS, & Principal, College of Paramedical Sciences Srinagar, Kashmir, India. He got his MBBS degree from Govt. Medical College, Srinagar, University of Kashmir (1980) & MD (MICROBIOLOGY) from Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences(1992). He is a Member of “Expert Working Group (EWG) on National Programme on Surveillance of viral Hepatitis” Ministry of Health, Government of India, & has been Vice-chairman of Hospital infection Control committee SKIMS, Convener: committee for antibiotic policy, J & K state. & PI/Nodal officer: State Viral Research & Diagnostic laboratory, ICMR/DHR. He has handled scientific projects (National & International) on Leptospirosis & Tuberculosis (ICMR); MRSA (SKIMS); Hepatitis (NCDC); Viral hemorrhagic Fevers (CDC, USA & NIV Pune); Capacity Building & Strengthening of Hospital Infection Control (CDC, USA & AIIMS, New Delhi); Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance Network (ICMR / DHR). He is a Member of : IAMM (Indian association of medical microbiologists); ARTIST (Antibiotic resistance testing international support team), Sweden; American Society for Microbiology, USA; ISID (International society of Infectious diseases), USA & IDSI (Infectious diseases society of India), India. He is on the panel of various scientific publications as Member of editorial boards (Journal of Microbiology and Related Research) & Review Committees (Journal of Medical Sciences, SKIMS; J K Practitioner, GMC, Srinagar; Canadian Journal of Microbiology; Journal of Laboratory Sciences; Journal of Applied Biological Research; Archives of International Surgery; Annals of Clinical Pathology. He has guided more than fifty five MD, PhD, and MSc. Students & has over fifty publications in journals of repute.
Prof (Dr) Dalip K Kakru has special interest in Antimicrobial resistance, Viral Hemorrhagic fevers & Molecular diagnostics in infectious diseases.