Dr Anu Thomas, Medical Officer – Blood Centre at Meitra Hospital is a prolific doctor with an interest in patient blood management and expertise in Immunohematology and Advanced Red Cell Serology, Apheresis procedures and transfusion support in stem cell and organ transplant recipients.
- MBBS from AzeeziaInstitute of Medical Science and Research, Kollam (2008 – 2014)
- MD in Immunohematology and Blood Transfusion (IHBT) from Jubilee Mission Medical College,Thrissur (2016 – 2019)
- English, Malayalam,Hindi
Research & Publications
Conducted Research on:
- “Understanding transfusion reactions – an essential tool as quality indicator” in 2016
- “Impact of monitoring quality indicators in blood bank” in 2017
- “Impact of iatrogenic blood loss and red cell transfusion in critically ill patients” in 2016-2019.
Areas of interest
- Immunohematology and Advanced Red Cell Serology
- Patient Blood Management
- Apheresis procedures: Plateletapheresis, Granulocyte apheresis,Peripheral Stem cell harvesting
- Transfusion support in stem cell and organ transplant recipients
Awards & Recognition
- Awarded First Prize in state level quiz competition, ISBTI Kollam in 2019
- Awarded Second Prize in oral presentation titled “Impact of monitoring quality indicators in blood bank” at Cochin Haematocon, ISHBT State level in 2017
- Presented oral papers in National Conference (Transmedcon in 2018) and state conference (ISBTI – Kerala Chapter) in 2017
- Participated in various national and state conferences
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