• ✓ Staff is symbolic of power and it represents stability. Wings represent swiftness (quick action) and ability to soar (watchful).
  • ✓ Serpent is a sign of wisdom. The two serpents represent the curative and preventive aspects of microbial diseases.
  • ✓ Microscope represents the branch of Medicine - Microbiology. The opened book represents dissemination of knowledge and the Globe represents the extent of the Organisation.
  • ✓ The three letters ACM - represent the abbreviation of “Academy of Clinical Microbiologists”.
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Dr. Mabel Legori, MBBS, MD, FRCPath
Former Professor and Head
Department of Microbiology
Government Medical College , Trivandrum

Passed away on 29th September 2022.
She was the founder President of the Academy of Clinical Microbiologists, a vibrant personality who touched the lives of countless students and patients alike. Her concept of Clinical application of Microbiology led to the founding of ACM, for which she worked tirelessly . She established the first 24hr Microbiology Lab(in the Govt sector in Kerala) in Govt Medical College, Trivandrum and also the first AIDS Surveillance centre in the state.
Madam, your students remember you with love and gratefulness for having shown them the right path to good patient care through accurate and timely Microbiology reporting and clinical liaison.

We mourn the demise of Dr.Smitha Mary Rockey who was Treasurer, ACM