Dr. Rebecca Jacob

Dr. Rebecca Jacob

MD, DA

Dr. Jacob, a leading Anaesthesiologist in India, is the Anaesthesia Education Co-ordinator at Columbia Asia Hospital Yeshwantpur Bangalore, and has been examiner in anaesthesia at many universities in India and Malaysia.

She has over 80 publications in national and international journals and text-books, including editing a textbook on Understanding Pediatric Anaesthesia, which was adopted by the World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists (WFSA), and translated into French, Spanish, Turkish, Indonesian and Mandarin. She authored a chapter in the Textbook on Thoracic Anaesthesia. She has also been a reviewer of the journals, Paediatric anesthesia, JOACP, IJA and Anesthesia International.

Formerly a Professor and Head Of Department of Anesthesia at Christian Medical College, Vellore, she has been the President of the Asian Society of Paediatric Anaesthesiologists (ASPA), President Indian Association of Paediatric Anaesthesiologists (IAPA), President of the Research Society of Anaesthesia and Clinical Pharmacology (RSACP), President Indian Association of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Anaesthsiologists (IACTA), Chair of the Pediatric Committee of the World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists (WFSA), Member of WFSA Committee on Primary Trauma Care, and WFSA Committee on Safety and Quality.