Soumya Swaminathan is a paediatrician and scientist who is known for her research on HIV and Tuberculosis. She is the chief scientist at World Health Organization. Soumya Swaminathan was born in Chennai. She grew up in an environment where education was the main pillar. Soumya is the daughter of M.S. Swaminathan who is called the father of green revolution of India and Mina Swaminathan who is an Indian educationalist.

Biography / Wiki :-

Real NameSoumya Swaminathan
Nickname Not Known
Known Name Soumya Swaminathan
Date of BirthMay 2, 1959 (Saturday)
Age64 years ( as of 2023)
BirthplaceChennai, India
HometownChennai, India
Current ResidenceMumbai , Maharashtra , India
Nationality Indian
Profession • Researcher
• Director General of ICMR
• Deputy General of WHO
• Chief Scientist of WHO
Martial Status Married
Boyfriend  / AffairsNot Known
Zodiac sign Taurus
Food HabitVegetarian

Soumya Swaminathan knew phD thesis since she was five years as many students came to her home to work with her father. She used to visit her father’s wheat field and lab and this is what created her passion to become a researcher.

Soumya wanted to become a veterinarian as she liked animals however she started studying for medical tests. After completing her MBBS she went to California for her further studies. Soumya Swaminathan continued her research on HIV and Tuberculosis for eighteen years in Chennai. She would travel to different poor homes to help people suffering with tuberculosis.

Education, Family , Ethnicity & Boyfriend :-

School NameA School in Chennai
College / University • Armed Forces Medical College, Pune
• All India Institute of Medical Science in New
• Keck School of Medicine Los Angeles,
• University of Leicester, UK
Educational Qualification• MBBS
• M.D in paediatrics
• Post-doctoral medical fellowship in
neonatology and pediatric pulmonology
• Fellowship from the Department of Pediatric
Respiratory Disease
Ethnicity Hindu
Father  NameMankombu Sambasivan Swaminathan
(Indian Agriculturist, Scientist, and the global
leader of the Green Revolution)
Mother NameMeena Swaminathan (Indian
educationist in the field of preschool
Brother NameNone
Sister NameSister-2
• Dr Madhura Swaminathan (Professor and
Head of the Economic Analysis Unit, Indian
Statistical Institute, Bangalore)
• Nitya Swaminathan (Senior lecturer at the
University of East Anglia, Norwich, England)
Spouse / Husband Name Ajit Yadav ( Orthopedic surgeon)
Childrens ( Kids) NameNone

Career / Awards & Achievements :-

Awards & Achievements2008: Kshanika Oration Award for the Indian
Council of Medical Research in New Delhi
from Health and Family Welfare Minister
Ghulam Nabi Azad
2011: Lifetime Achievement Award for the
Indian Association of Applied Microbiologists
2012: Tamil Nadu Science and Technology

2012: She was honoured with the National
Academy of Sciences, India.
2013: Soumya received an award from the
Indian Academy of Science, Banglore
2016: NIPER ASTRAZENECA research
2020: Soumya Swaminathan was honoured
with the recognition of her advisory role in
combating the Covid-19 pandemic in Tamil
Nadu by the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu

Net Worth, House & Cars :-

Net Worth$1 Million to $5 Million Approx 
Monthly Salary / IncomeNot Known
House AddressNot Known

Figure Measurements , Bra Size , Height & Weight :-

Hair ColorBlack and White
Eye ColorBrown
HeightFeet – 5 feet 6  inches
Meters – 1.65 m
Centimeters – 165 cm
WeightIn Kilograms – 60 Kg
Figure MeasurementsBra Size – 36
Waist Size – 30 Inches
Hips Size – 34 Inches
Figure Measurements – 36-30-34
Shoe Size – 8 US

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