T. Bhaskara Menon

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T. Bhaskara Menon
Born 4 May 1898
Died 12 September 1948
Citizenship India
Nationality Indian
Fields Pathology
Institutions Andhra Medical College
Notable awards Straits Settlements Gold Medal

Professor Thotakat Bhaskara Menon shortly T. Bhaskara Menon M.D., D.Sc., M.R.C.P. (born 4 May 1898 - died 12 September 1948)[1] was Professor of Pathology and Principal of Andhra Medical College.[2]

He has done M.D. from Madras. He was Principal of Andhra Medical College from 1945 to 1948. He was the second Indian to hold this position after Dr. T. S. Tirumurti in 1930.

In memory of his professional services, the Extension block of Pathology department in Andhra Medical College was renamed as Dr. Bhaskara Menon's of School of Pathology in 1948.[3] Dr. Bhaskara Menon Memorial prize is awarded annually to meritorious students selected on the basis of a competitive examination.[4]

The Senatus Academicus of Edinburgh University awarded the Straits Settlements Gold Medal to Thottakat Bhaskara Menon, for the excellence of his thesis on "Pathological Studies on Splenomegaly" on 11 February 1938.[5]

He wrote a book entitled "An Introduction to Tropical Pathology" (Calcutta, 1931) intended for undergraduate and postgraduate students of Tropical Medicine.[6]