On Thursday, May 16, 2013, Dr. Krishnan Rajam, from Malaysia, visited the Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit.
Dr. Rajam, who trained as a pediatrician in India and was also a professor in the Department of Primary Care Medicine at the University of Malaya, Malaysia, initially came to Johns Hopkins as a visiting scholar for the Department of Pediatrics and Infectious Disease in early 1991. He later returned to work with JH-IIRU director, Adnan Hyder as a visiting scholar in 2002-2003 as a Fulbright Scholar.
Dr. Rajam subsequently became a technical officer in the Violence and Injury Prevention Unit in the Regional Office for the Western Pacific at the World Health Organization (WHO).
During his visit, Dr. Rajam discussed injury prevention work in Malaysia with members of JH-IIRU, including associate director, Abdul Bachani.
Dr. Rajam published one of the first books on injury prevention in Malaysia.
Left to Right: JH-IIRU associate director, Abdul Bachani, Krishnan Rajam, JH-IIRU director, Adnan Hyder