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
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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 reviewed journals.

Dr. Mohan has been elected as a Fellow of the Indian National Sciences Academy (FNA), by the Indian National Science Academy, Fellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences (FASc), Bangalore and Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences (FNASc), Allahabad and is one of the few practicing medical doctors to have received all these three Science Fellowships in India.

He is also one of the few doctors in India to have received Fellowships from all the four Royal College of Physicians viz., FRCP from London, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Ireland.

For his original research contributions, Dr. Mohan has received over 100 awards to date from various international and national organizations including the prestigious Dr. B.C. Roy National Award by the Medical Council of India, the Basanthi Devi Amirchand Prize from the Indian Council of Medical Research and the Wockhardt Medical Excellence Award from Harvard Medical International, Boston, U.S.A. and the World India Diabetes Foundation (WIDF) Award for Outstanding Investigator in Diabetes from the Mayo Clinic, USA.

He also contributes extensively to charity and runs 3 free diabetic clinics providing free treatment to thousands of poor patients working closely with the Sri Sathya Sai Organization. He is also the Convenor of Sri Sathya Sai Trust (Tamil Nadu). Dr. Mohan owes all his success to the blessings of Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba and the support of his late wife Dr. Rema, his father late Prof. Viswanthan and other family members and the staff of his institutions.

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