CMC Alumni

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.

Honoring the Spirit of Healing and Innovation: EISRE Awards

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. The EISRE Award honors their commitment to medical excellence and high-quality care, which 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. Gagandeep Kang Elected to US Medical Academy

Dr. Gagandeep Kang, professor, division of gastrointestinal sciences, Christian Medical College (CMC), has been elected to the US-based National Academy of Medicine (NAM) for her contributions to understand and improve child health through her research in enteric infectious diseases and vaccinology. Read more at the

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