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Dr. M. A. Ansari (1880 - 1936) President - Madras, 1927

Mushirul Haq     

The ancestors of Mukhtar Ahmad Ansari came to India during the reign of Sultan Muhammad Bin Tughlaq. The family started its career serving in the royal army and holding respectable posts in the court. It settled at Yusufpur, now in the Ghazipur District of U.P. The Ansaris of Yusufpur managed to hold respectable governmental positions. But by the time Mukhtar Ahmad Ansari was born on December 25, 1880, the prosperity of the family was on the decline. Graduating from the Victoria High School, Ghazipur in 1896 Mukhtar Ahmad moved to Hyderabed where his two brothers were in the service of the Nizam, for his university education. Immediately after his graduation in medical science from Madras Medical college ,Mukhtar Ahmad proceeded to Engla......

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Professor Man Mohan Singh Ahuja August 16, 1929 to July 12, 1998


Born on August 16, 1929 in Multan, now in Pakistan. Started medical education at Lahore Medical College, Lahore. After partition, he continued medical educaton in Madras Medical college,Madras, and completed MB BS in 1952. Later on he continued education at Royal College of Physicians, London and passed MRCP (London) in first attempt in 1956, and thereafter residency at Hammersmith Hospital, London, till 1958 when he joined AIIMS as Registrar in Medicine. He was promoted as Associate Professor of Medicine in 1963. He became Head of the Department of Medicine in 1969 amd continued till October 1982. Due to separation of the Department of Medicine, he opted to head the Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism from November 1982 onward......

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Prof Dr JG Kannappan, MDS, FICD, FFSc MMC - 1953

Dr Gangadhara Sundar, DO, FRCSEd, FAMS     

Prof Dr JG Kannappan was born on the 26th December 1934 at Coimbatore, Tamilnadu. The 4th of 8 brothers born to the Second World War Veteran Capt Dr JS Gangadharan & Mrs Shenbagavalli, during his early childhood he overcame numerous challenges owing to the world war that was disruptive to his family and his education. After his early schooling in Coimbatore following my high school at Bishop Heber School and graduating from St Joseph's College, Trichy, he enrolled in the very first batch at the Dental Department of the Madras Medical college in 1953. Following his Bachelor's Degree in Dentistry he underwent higher education securing a Master in Dental Surgery in Orthodontics & Pedodontics at the Nair Dental College under the tutelage of Dr......

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PADMA SHRI CONFERRED ON DR. V. MOHAN M.D.,FRCP (London, Edinburgh, Glasgow & Ireland), Ph.D., D.Sc. D.Sc (Hon. Causa), FNASc, FASc, FNA


Chairman & Chief of Diabetology, Dr. Mohan`s Diabetes Specialities Centre, WHO Collaborating Centre for Noncommunicable Diseases Prevention & Control IDF Centre of Education, President & Director, Madras Diabetes Research Foundation, ICMR Advanced Centre for Genomics of Diabetes, Gopalapuram, Chennai - 600 086 Email : drmohans@diabetes.ind.in, webiste : www.mdrf.in & www.drmohansdiabetes.com Dr. V. Mohan, Chairman and Chief of Diabetology at Dr. Mohan`s Diabetes Specialities Centre and President & Director of the Madras Diabetes Research Foundation has been conferred the Padma Shri by the Govt. of India. Dr. Mohan has been working in the field of diabetes for over 30 years. He has published over 700 papers in prestigious peer re......

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Professor Cheyyur Ramaswamy Sundararajan

Source from Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery     

Professor Cheyyur Ramaswamy Sundararajan, popularly known to his students, colleagues, his friends in and outside the speciality of plastic surgery, and many of his fraternal associates as CRS, an acronym, which he quietly accepted (considering his disapproval of medical acronyms), was the "ultimate" guru A scion of the Cheyyur Ramaswamy family and considered the "baby" of the family (the only way he was addressed by his mother till her death) was induced by traditional family values of paternal guidance and advice. He was very keen on joining the army, having been an under officer during his intermediate days, but his father insisted on him taking up medicine. So much the better for medicine and for plastic surgery too! But after his......

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