Professor Beena Kumar

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Professor Beena Kumar


Beena Kumar is the Program Director of Pathology Monash Health, Victoria, Australia. She has held medical leadership roles within the Department of Pathology, the Anatomical Pathology and the Diagnostic Genomics Unit.

She is a specialist anatomical pathologist with more than twenty years of specialist experience. She has keen interest in breast, haematolymphoid and neuropathology pathology and is the designated pathologist for Monash Breast Screen at Monash Health.

Beena holds an academic position, within the School of Clinical Sciences, affiliated to Monash University. She is involved in medical research and has worked as a post-doctoral fellow at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research and the University of Melbourne.

Beena has built a strong relationship with Monash University and the Translational Research Facility to strengthen the role of Monash Pathology in teaching and translational research.

She has 85 publications in peer reviewed journals.