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. Anindita Das, who recently completed her PG in Radiation Oncology from CMC, talks of her experiences here, in a year of pain and pandemonium in her entry for The Lancet’s ‘Wakley Prize Essay 2020: medicine and plain truths in a pandemic year’ Read more
Dr. Alexander Thomas has been re-elected as the National President of the Association of Healthcare Providers India (AHPI) for the years 2021-22. Read more at Medical Dialogues.
Dr. Ajit Varki is the Recipient of the 2020 Rosalind Kornfeld Award for Lifetime Achievement in Glycobiology
The Rosalind Kornfeld Award for Lifetime Achievement in Glycobiology was established in 2008 to honor Dr. Rosalind Kornfeld’s distinguished scientific career and service to the Society. The Society bestows this prestigious award to scientists who, throughout their professional careers, have made outstanding contributions to Glycobiology.