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Alumni Highlight: Vinciya Pandian, PhD, MBA, MSN, RN

Vinciya Pandian, CON Batch of 1992, was recently appointed as an Editor for the Journal of Clinical Nursing and was inducted as a Fellow Ad Eundem of the Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery (FFNMRCSI Ad Eundem) through the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. Dr. Pandian is internationally known for her clinical expertise in improving …

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Innovation In Service of Humanity: An Interview with Dr. Ankit Bharat (Batch ’97)

At CMC, you’re exposed to some of the most cutting-edge technologies at the main hospital, but then you’re also getting posted in some of the most underserved villages and you have to come up with creative solutions to help people. In June 2020, CMC alumnus, Dr. Ankit performed the first double lung transplant on a …

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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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USAID/ASHA Funding of CMC’s Maternal and Neonatal Intensive Care Units Provides Significant Improvement in Diagnostics and Treatment

In collaboration with the Vellore CMC Foundation, CMC has been actively engaged in the roll-out of a USAID American Schools and Hospital Abroad (ASHA) funded program targeted at “Improving Maternal and Neonatal Health Outcomes”. The project aims to improve the birthing conditions and delivery outcomes for all mothers, while also focusing on the health of …

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Foundation Holds First Donor Appreciation Virtual Gathering

The Vellore CMC Foundation is grateful to its community of friends and supporters for the incredible show of compassion and charity in 2020. Together, we were able to accomplish extraordinary acts of kindness that brought hope and healing to health care providers and patients alike. In recognition of this generosity, the Foundation held its inaugural …

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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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CMC Toon and Tales – Part 1

Dr. Abraham Joseph and Ambi Harsha, the “Campus Kid”, have put together a video series of stories and ambient music of the times on the campus of the Christian Medical College, Vellore in Tamil Nadu, India. Part 1 of this “musical memorabilia can be viewed here: View Part 1 of 6 on YouTube.