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Interviews

2020 Annual Report Interview: Dr. Prathibha Varkey

In her interview with Foundation Board Member, Mr. George Varughese, Dr. Varkey discusses her newest role as the President of the Mayo Clinic Health System, her CMC experience, and the career decisions she has made to propel her into this extraordinary leadership role. ABOUT DR. PRATHIBHA VARKEY President, Mayo Clinic Health System Dr. Prathibha Varkey …

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2020 Annual Report Interview: Dr. Priya Sampathkumar

In her interview with former Foundation Board Member, Dr. Priya Alexander (Batch ‘88), Dr. Sampathkumar discusses excellence in patient care, and her involvement with India SOS during India’s second wave of the pandemic. Dr. Sampathkumar serves as Chair of Infection Prevention and Control, at the Mayo Clinic. ABOUT DR. PRIYA SAMPATHKUMAR Chair of Infection Prevention …

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2020 Annual Report Interview: Dr. Vinciya Pandian

In her interview with the Foundation’s vice chair, Dr. Margaret Kumar (CON Batch ‘63), Dr. Pandian discusses her work in improving quality of life in patients with tracheostomies and innovation in Nursing, including the future of nursing in space. Dr. Pandian is an Associate Professor and Assistant Dean for Immersive Learning and Digital Innovation at …

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2020 Annual Report Interview: Dr. Kanta Subbarao

In Dr. Subbarao’s interview with Dr. Gagandeep “Cherry” Kang (Batch ‘81), she discusses new viral diseases and her decision to pursue a career in advancing public health. Today, Dr. Subbarao serves as Director of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza at Doherty Institute in Melbourne, Australia. ABOUT DR. KANTA SUBBARAO  Director …

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2020 Annual Report Interview: Dr. Raj Narayan

https://youtu.be/-1okGgKrjHQ In his interview with Foundation President, Mr. John Riehl, Dr. Narayan discusses the importance of mentorship, his work advancing neurosurgery, the education of future neurosurgeons, and the importance of striving to deliver the best quality care for all. Presently, Dr. Narayan serves as Senior Vice President and Executive Director of Neurosurgery Services at Northwell …

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2020 Annual Report Interview: Dr. Madhukar Pai

In his interview with Foundation Board Member, Dr. Niranjan Bose, Dr. Pai discusses the transformative nature of a CMC education, his work leading research in tuberculosis, and promoting equity in Global Health. Dr. Pai serves as the Canada Research Chair in Translational Epidemiology & Global Health at McGill University. ABOUT DR. MADHUKAR PAI Canada Research …

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