Ethics Fellow, Dept of Population and International Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston. 2002- 2004.
M.A. (Medical Anthropology), University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 1998.
Ph.D. (Population Studies), International Institute for Population Sciences, Bombay, 1993.
M.Phil. (Population Studies), International Institute for Population Sciences (Deemed Univ.), Bombay, 1989.
M. Sc. (Statistics), University of Madras, Tamil Nadu, 1984.
Certificate in French Alliance Fracaise de Passable (Elementary) Madras .
Certificate in French Alliance Fracaise de Passable (Second Year)Madras .
Dip. in Business management, SCS Kothari Management Academy For Women, Madras.
UGC-JRF in Population Studies, 1989.
Additional Professor, Achutha Menon Centre for Health Science Studies, SCTIMST, Trivandrum; Oct 2005 to date.
Associate Professor, Achutha Menon Centre for Health Science Studies, SCTIMST, Trivandrum;Oct. 2000 - Oct 2005.
Oct. 1996- Sept. 2000. Asst. Professor, AMCHSS, SCTIMST, Trivandrum .
April 1996-Sept. 1996. Research Co-ordinator Rural Women Social Education Centre (RUWSEC), Chengalpattu, Tamil Nadu .
Feb. 1993-May 1995. Country Co-ordinator for the project titled `Gender Reproductive Health and Population Policies' jointly sponsored by INDRA Amsterdam and HAIN Philippines.
Jan. 1984-June 1986. Supervisor/Research Officer, MODE Services (P) Ltd, Madras.
Member, Editorial Advisory Board, 'Indian Journal of Medical Ethics' from April 2005.
Member, Editorial Advisory Board, Reproductive Health Matters journal from 1997-2009.
Resource Person to UNFPA, The Population Council, Mac Arthur Foundation, Ford Foundation, WHO, and GRHPP Network, University of Amsterdam.
Member, Resource and Advisory Team for Gender, Health and Development Training Course for Women Activists in the Southern States of India funded by FORD Foundation organised by SAKHI, Women's Resource Centre, Trivandrum.
Member, Resource and Advisory Team contributing to the AMCHSS Small Grants Programme for Research on Gender and Reproductive Health funded by the Ford Foundation India - 2003-2004.
Member, Ethics Committee, Institute for Research in Medical Statistics, ICMR, New Delhi from Nov 2003.