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CMC Researchers Among the Top 2% of the Best Scientists in the World

In December 2020, Stanford University, in concert with the publishing house Elsevier and SciTech Strategies, published a ranking of the 2% of the best scientists in the world. Looking at several indicators, this study analyzed data from 1996 through 2019, covering close to 7 million scientists in 22 major fields ranging from chemistry to engineering …

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Jawadhi Hills Model Village Update

Despite a pandemic and a cyclone that greatly affected the Jawadhi Hills, CMC has continued to work in this area to improve health and provide development opportunities. Below are snapshots of the Community Health and Development (CHAD) team’s efforts to provide holistic health and socio-economic services and empower communities in the Jawadhi Hills. Model Villages …

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“Ida S: An Appreciation” – Oration Delivered by Dr. James Hamilton Taylor

Together with the Christian Medical College, the Vellore CMC Foundation established the Dr. Ida S. Scudder Humanitarian Oration to perpetuate the humanitarian ideals and values seen in the life of Dr. Ida Scudder, with the objective of inspiring and encouraging current and future generations to embrace these same ideals. Each year, the Oration honors an …

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A Firm Foundation in Faith

The Vellore CMC Foundation continues to align with God’s revealed priorities in supporting the “Healing Ministry of Christ” through Christian Medical College and Hospital (CMC&H) while strengthening our relationship with our Church Communities. These visions came into fruition as we sought God during a crisis and came together globally through our virtual prayer gatherings to …

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2nd Annual Ecumenical Leadership Forum Takes Place Virtually

The Vellore Christian Medical College (CMC) Foundation conducted the Second Annual Virtual Ecumenical Leadership Forum on October 16th, 2020.  The main aim of this forum was to enable the Foundation’s partner faith-based organizations to come together in the spirit of exploring God’s priorities and paradigm shifts in global mission. Our speakers included clergy, educators, and …

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Personal Passion Drives Gift to the Hematology Department

Amid uncertainty and chaos, Dr. Sarah Alexander (Batch ’60), and her husband, C.J. Alexander, a Ph.D chemist, made agenerous gift to the Hematology Department at CMC for DNA and RNA extraction equipment that will result in highquality and quantity of nucleic acid for all the molecular biology testing with shorter turnaround time. This significantinvestment into …

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CMC Alumni Come Together for their Alma Mater

In response to an appeal by CMC Director, J.V. Peter, alumni batches are presently and quickly organizing to help mitigate financial hardships brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. While CMC has become an exemplar of COVID19 preparedness and response, they have also been faced with multiple challenges due to reduced income and higher than normal …

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CMC Director Update on the Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Dear Friends, We appreciate enormously the prayers, goodwill and support of all our friends. So many of you have sent in letters of encouragement, contributed financially, prayed for us continually, connected us with friends and well-wishers and also helped us in other ways. Many of you have made special contributions for the Kannigapuram Campus, for …

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