Strengthening the Bonds Between CMC and the Foundation
Our alumni based in the U.S. are the cornerstone of Vellore CMC Foundation’s efforts, providing us with invaluable support and innovative ideas. Our extraordinary alumni community exemplifies loyalty and dedication to CMC and to one another. They inspire and challenge all CMC graduates to act as a force for good in their community and globally.
Inspiring a Spirit of Healing and Innovation
CMC’s U.S. alumni are building their careers in American medical institutions by delivering care with empathy, contributing to scientific breakthroughs, and sharing their knowledge with the next generation of healthcare professionals. Their commitment to medical excellence and high-quality care are a testament to the quality of their education at CMC Vellore.
CMC Alumni Making News and History
Dr. Nalini Vadivelu (‘70), Professor of Anesthesiology at Yale University, recently invented a special laryngeal mask with inbuilt suction to enable easy access to the hypopharynx in order to remove secretions from the nose and mouth.
Dr. Honarine Ward (‘69), Professor of Medicine at Tufts University, in collaboration with international investigators, is conducting cross sectional and longitudinal studies of infectious diarrheal diseases, particularly among children in resource-limited settings.
CMC Alumni in the News
Dr. Preman Singh (MBBS batch of 1983) Awarded the Peter Beaconsfield Runner-up Prize in Molecular Genetics at Oxford University in the Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics (DPAG).
The Wilson Group – the assessors of the Peter Beaconsfield Prize have awarded Dr. Preman Singh the £250 Runner-up Prize. The prize is intended to reward young researchers who are capable of engaging with translational medicine, and displaying a wider grasp of the significance and
Richard Lane from The Lancet profiles Dr. Gagandeep Kang, leading virologist, Professor of Microbiology, Wellcome Trust Lab at CMC and co-chair of the Lancet Citizen’s Commission on Reimagining India’s Health System. “One of her striking traits is that she does not say a lot, particularly
Dr. Vincent Rajkumar (Batch ’84) Receives the Prestigious 2021 Waldenström Award by the International Myeloma Society
The Waldenström Award is given by the International Myeloma Society to outstanding researchers in recognition of their contributions to the myeloma field. Read more here.
Dr. Singh and her husband have been running the hospital since 2014 and have engendered local confidence in its services, providing high-quality medical services to rural communities. Read more at Civil Society.