Dr Urmila Thatte is Professor and Head at the Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Seth GS Medical College & KEM Hospital, Mumbai. She has an M.D. and Ph.D. in Pharmacology from the University of Mumbai, she is a Diplomate of the National Board of Examinations, New Delhi, in Clinical Pharmacology and a Fellow of National Academy of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. Dr Thatte serves on the National Pharmacovigilance Advisory Committee and is the Coordinator of the Regional Pharmacovigilance Centre of the National Pharmacovigilance Programme. She is on the WHO Expert Advisory Panel on Drug Evaluation, and she also serves on various Scientific Review committees as a Clinical Pharmacology expert of the Indian Council of Medical Research. Dr Tatte has over 120 Publications in National and International Journals including 8 books to her credit and was the Clinical Pharmacology Section Editor for Clinical Pharmacology for the API (Association of Physicians of India) Textbook of Medicine published in 2008. She has been the Course Director for Research Ethics in the Joint NIH-ICMR Training Program on Bioethics and has served as faculty on several national programs.
Dr Tatte is the Secretary of the Forum for Ethics Review Committees in India.