Dr. V. Mohan, Chairman and Chief of Diabetology at Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Specialities Centre and President & Chief of Diabetes Research of the Madras Diabetes Research Foundation has been conferred the prestigious Harold Rifkin Distinguished International Service in the Cause of Diabetes Award by the American Diabetes Association (ADA).
Dr. V. Mohan is the first Indian doctor to be conferred with this award by the ADA. This award is given in the memory of Harold Rifkin, an internationally recognized clinician, researcher and educator in diabetes. It is one of the Association’s highest scientific achievement awards given annually to an individual whose efforts have increased the awareness of the burden of diabetes worldwide to improve the care and lives of those with diabetes. The award recognizes Dr. Mohan’s outstanding service to the cause of diabetes in India.
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The award will be conferred on Dr. Mohan during the 78th Scientific Sessions of the ADA at Orlando during the National Scientific Achievement Awards Presentation Ceremony on June 25th 2018.
Dr. Mohan has published over 1110 papers in peer-reviewed journals and textbooks including 718 original articles, 235 review articles and invited editorials and 150 chapters to textbooks. Dr. Mohan has received over 160 awards including the prestigious Dr. B.C. Roy National Award by the Medical Council of India and Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Centenary Award from the Indian Council of Medical Research, the highest award for Biomedical research in India. He has also been conferred the prestigious Padma Shri by the Govt of India.
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