Soumya Swaminathan Wiki, Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Family, Net Worth

Soumya Swaminathan Wiki: Soumya Swaminathan is a renowned pediatrician and scientist who has significantly contributed to HIV and tuberculosis research. Currently serving as the Chief Scientist at the World Health Organization, she was born in Chennai and grew up in an environment that prioritized education. Soumya’s father is M.S. Swaminathan, the father of the Green Revolution in India, and her mother is Mina Swaminathan, an Indian educationalist.

Soumya Swaminathan Wiki
Soumya Swaminathan Wiki

Soumya Swaminathan’s exposure to research started at a very young age. As her father mentored many students, she was exposed to Ph.D. theses from age five. She would often visit her father’s wheat field and laboratory, which fueled her passion for research. Initially, Soumya aspired to be a veterinarian due to her love for animals. However, she ended up pursuing medical studies after completing her MBBS.

After completing her medical studies, Soumya Swaminathan moved to California for further studies. However, she returned to Chennai and researched HIV and tuberculosis for eighteen years. She worked tirelessly, traveling to different poor homes to help people suffering from tuberculosis. Today, Soumya Swaminathan is widely recognized for her groundbreaking research and invaluable contributions to the medical field.

Soumya Swaminathan 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 Body Measurements 

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 U.S.

Soumya Swaminathan Education, Family 

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, U.K.
Educational Qualification• MBBS
• M.D. in pediatrics
• Post-doctoral medical fellowship in
neonatology and pediatric pulmonology
• Fellowship from the Department of Pediatric
Respiratory Disease
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 NameAjit Yadav ( Orthopedic surgeon)
Children ( Kids) NameNone

Soumya Swaminathan Awards 

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 honored 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 honored
with the recognition of her advisory role in
combating the Covid-19 pandemic in Tamil
Nadu by the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu

Soumya Swaminathan’s Net Worth

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

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