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In 2018 Sujata Srinivasan, daughter of a CMC patient, personally witnessed the compassionate care that defines CMC. The experience left a lasting impression that inspired her to start a GoFundMe campaign in support of the doctors and nurses who had shown her and her mother compassion and humanity. In the campaign summary page, Sujata writes …

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After initially appearing to have curbed the spread of the coronavirus, India, the world’s second most populous nation, has struggled to cope with what is now considered the fastest-expanding outbreak. Just days ago, India recorded the highest daily spike in COVID-19 cases globally with nearly 86,000 new cases reported. Across the country, critically ill virus …

As India Faces a Rapid and Extreme Surge in Coronavirus Cases, CMC Again Rises to the Challenge Read More »

During the last week of January, Dr. Philip Ninan, Board Chair, represented the Vellore CMC Foundation at CMC’s Council Meeting in Vellore. This afforded him an opportunity to meet with administration, visit CMC’s different campuses and departments and converse with other Friends of Vellore organization representatives, all with the aim of improving the ways in …

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Backtrack Vocals, a 5-person pop vocal group based in New York City, used their exciting arrangements of some familiar tunes to showcase each of their top-notch vocal (and beatboxing) abilities while performing for a global audience of CMC staff, students, alumni and friends. The five members of this extraordinary a Capella group were able to perform from …

‘Backtrack Vocals’ Creates Virtual Stage Bringing Joy to CMC’s Global Community Read More »


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Dr. Prakash Shetty (Batch '61) had a broad view about science – not restricted to the experimental sciences alone, or to biology, but more in keeping with the word science in its original Latin root form – scientia – “knowledge”.

St. John's Research Institute's Professor Prakash Shetty Public Lecture aims to draw speakers from all fields spanning medicine, culture, philosophy, and literature, among others to communicate "science" to a wider audience.

This year, Dr. Soumya Swaminathan, Chief Scientist at the WHO will deliver the Lecture titled "The Pandemic: Lessons for Science and Public Health".

Registration for the Webinar may be done at this link: Professor Prakash Shetty Public Lecture (Webinar) by Dr. Soumya Swaminathan, MD, Chief Scientist, World Health Organization (WHO), Geneva, Switzerland on "The Pandemic: Lessons for Science and Public Health" will be held on 3rd October 2020 (Saturday), 7 pm Indian Standard Time.

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In the spotlight: Sujata’s GoFundMe Campaign for PPE!

Rupali Mehra, a Sweden/ India-based journalist (Firstpost, ex Reuters, Times Now) is putting together narratives of community initiatives to bring relief during Covid-19. Rupali covers Sujata’s story and efforts to support frontline health workers at CMC. The 2:30 minute clip is on Content People AB, Rupali’s media channel.

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Patient Care – COVID-19 Response – CMC Vellore readies 400-bed COVID-19 Care Facility at its new campus in Kannigapuram

Research – Christian Medical College, CMC, Vellore – Over 30,000 babies in India die each year from Rotor Virus – that was until CMC unique approach to research lead to the development of a vaccine.

Our History – Christian Medical College, CMC, Vellore – In this video you will see the moment that inspired a young woman to establish a Christian medical mission in Southern India over a 100 years ago.