Dr. K. P Ranjan is an Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology, Gajra Raja Medical College (Government of Madhya Pradesh), Gwalior, India. He has more than 8 years experience in areas of teaching (MBBS, MD, PhD), administration, research and development in medical colleges and associated hospitals. He has more than 20 publications in various International and National indexed journals to his credit. He is also trained in Medical Laboratories Quality Management System and Certified Quality Auditor with NABL for ISO: 15189 for clinical laboratories. He is a SST Member and Resource Person of HIV/STI-Sentinel Surveillance, Integrated Biological and Behavioural Surveillance (IBBS) of India. He has also Life Memberships of Indian Association of Medical Microbiologist, Hospital Infection Society-India, Society of Biological Scientists of India, International Society of Infectious Diseases, USA. He is very interested in promoting medical research and higher medical education.