Prof. Dr. K E Elizabeth, A veteran paediatrician who is internationally trained and highly qualified in the field of pediatrics.She is trained in both Europe and UK and has over 33 years of Govt. Service in Child Care & Medical Education. She is dedicatedto providing quality care and an ongoing commitment to lifelong learning and advocacy for children. Her passion and excellence is in children with Developmental issues, genetic problems, nutritional disorders and palliative care .

Qualification & Higher Training

Ph D, (Nutrition & Child Development), University of Kerala

Palliative Care, Certificate Course, IAPC, Regional cancer Centre, Thiruvananthapuram

Hospital management- Indian School of Business, Hyderabad

Diabetes- Karolinska Institute, Teacher Exchange Program,Sweden

Genetics- Leeds Teaching Hospital, St James University, UK

FIAP, Fellowship , Indian Acdemy of Paediatrics

Nutrition- National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad

DCH, Govt. Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram

MD(Paediatrics), Govt. Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram

MBBS, Govt. Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram

Previous Experience

Professor and Head of Paediatrics & Superintendent, SAT Hospital, Govt. Medical College, Trivandrum


Awards and honors: Awards


Research Awards:

Dr. C O Karunakarn Award of Kerala, Govt Health Services for research, 1983, 1985
Indian Academy of Pediatrics Award for best reseach paper, 1990, 1992, 1996
Nutrition Society of India Award for Community nutrition, 1994
International Ambulatory Pediatric Research Award, Virginia, 1994

Community Service & Social Work:

TN Krishnan Award for community work, Poonthura, 1996
NANA Miniscreen award for best TV programme for women & children, 1996
YMCA (Sreekariyam) Lifetime Appreciation Award, 2014
Indian Medical Association Appreciation Award, 2014,
Bhadradeepam Award, 2016

Teaching & Profession:

MBBS-Best outgoing student & First Rank with Gold Medals in Medicine& Community Medicine- 1978

Khasheero Award for Best Teacher by Catholicate College, Pathanamthitta- 2013
Sthree Jyothi Award of Anti Narcotic Action Center of India- Anti Tobacco Day (ANACI)-, 2014
Best Doctor Award& Cash Prize of Govt of Kerala, Medical Education, 2014
Balamithra Award, JawaharBalajanavedi, 2015
Dr. S G Desai Oration Award, Karnataka PEDICON, NIMHANS, Sept. 2015 National & International Publications




Principal Investigator of Funded projects- KSCSTE, DBT, SBMR, Prince SAT Endowment

Innovations-SAT Mix, ELIZ Health Path, ELIZ- IMPACT – Tool for Malnutrition & Obesity


Professional Membership

Member, Indian Academy of Paediatrics 
Member, Indian Medical Association
Member, Adolescent health Academy, IAP 

List of publication

State, National & International Journals, Chapters in Textbooks, Indexed Publications- 35

Textbooks – Nutrition and Child Development, Fundamentals of Paediatrics, Clinical Pediatrics for UGs, Pediknots, Pedibloom