Dr Bhagyam Nair
Dr. Bhagyam Nair is a pathologist and is the Managing Director of Minerva Diagnostic Laboratory in Karama, Dubai. Born 16th March , Dr. Bhagyam’ s father K. Balakrishanan Nair was an Indian Air Force Officer and mother Premavalli ,a house wife. Ancestral Home Palakunnathu, Chevayoor, Calicut. Due to his father’s postings, she had the opportunity to study in many parts of India , during her education from High school till Post Graduation in Pathology, was the top ranker having won several awards including the Director General of Armed Forces award for Best Student for 1st year of M.D.(AFMC,Pune). Her penchant for writing (a piscean by birth gifted with creative imaginations.)brought her several awards including that of from the former Vice-President of India, late B.D.Jatti. Her poems were published in several International magazines including the Illustrated Weekly of India. Abreast coming out in flying colors in her studies, she excelled very well in writing poetry .
Dr. Bhagyam started her career with Bangalore Baptist Hospital (1991-96). Between 1996 & 1998 was with Rotary TTK Blood Bank, Bangalore as a Cadaver Transplant Pathologist .Was instrumental in setting up Minerva Labs during the period 1998-2005 . Started Minerva Diagnostic Laboratory in 2008 which functions as a full fledged lab conducting Routine &Special blood tests and all types of medical lab investigations. She is a member of AKMG, Emirates Pathology Society and Indian Academy of Pathology & Microbiology .
Her hobbies include writing poems, music and knowing & understanding the fabric weaving technology of handlooms. Dr. Bhagyam’s husband Murali Menon is an IT Professional working for the Emirates Airlines . They have two daughters, the eldest Dr. Aswathy Menon Bhaskar is doing PG in Medicine in Michigan,USA and is marriesd to Dr. Hemant Bhaskar. Second daughter Utpala is studying Economics and Social Entrepreneurship in New York University,New york.