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Fairfax Financial Holdings, Quess Corp and CMC Vellore Partner to Open 350-Bed Pediatric Specialty Center on CMC’s New Ranipet Campus

On Friday, May 6, 2022, Fairfax Financial Holdings, along with its business services provider Quess Corp, signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with the Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore, to …

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President’s Year-in-Review

The Foundation and CMC have once again been selected by USAID as an American Schools and Hospitals Abroad (ASHA) grant recipient, a federally funded program that supports infrastructure and capital improvement initiatives. The FY2020 ASHA Grant will support the use of robotics and Artificial Intelligence to help improve physical rehabilitation for people with disabilities.

“Rekindle: Sisterships in Mission” Event Held in Partnership with RCA

On Thursday, Dec. 9th the Women’s Transformation and Leadership ministry from the Reformed Church in America (RCA) in collaboration with the Vellore Christian Medical College (CMC) Foundation held a virtual celebration entitled “Rekindle: Sisterships in Mission”. The RCA Women’s Leadership group including Reverend Liz Testa, Coordinator for Women’s Transformation and Leadership, helped to design and host this global mission event for hope. The evening’s program highlighted the season of Advent, Dr. Ida Scudder’s 151st birthday, and CMC’s endeavor to construct a maternity hospital in the Jawadhi Hills region of south India.

Lecture Series: Philip Yancey on “God, Medicine, and the Pandemic”

Philip Yancey shares the principles he has come to learn through years of writing about God and suffering. Yancey also speaks about his relationship with Dr. Paul Brand, a prominent physician who worked with leprosy patients at Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore, and how that relationship influenced his perception of pain.

Foundation Board Member, Dr. Madelon Finkel Receives Independent Publisher Book Award

The Foundation and CMC have once again been selected by USAID as an American Schools and Hospitals Abroad (ASHA) grant recipient, a federally funded program that supports infrastructure and capital improvement initiatives. The FY2020 ASHA Grant will support the use of robotics and Artificial Intelligence to help improve physical rehabilitation for people with disabilities.

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Azim Premji, Founder-Chair of @Wipro, asks:
What is the magic of CMC?
He goes on to answer the question during his speech for the Ida Scudder Humanitarian Oration, delivered at @OffCMCVellore in Dec '21. https://bit.ly/3LlZd7c @VCMCFoundation #nottobeservedbuttoserve
#pandemic

Meet Mayo Clinic’s infectious disease specialist: https://vellorecmc.org/interviews/2020-annual-report-interview-dr-priya-sampathkumar/

In this interview, @PSampathkumarMD discusses excellence in patient care & her involvement with India SOS during India’s second wave of the pandemic.

#IWD2022 #WomeninScience #IdaScudder #cmcalumni

Dr. Subbarao (Batch '75) was also recently profiled in the @TheLancetInfDis:

Kanta Subbarao—confronting influenza and COVID-19 https://www.thelancet.com/journals/laninf/article/PIIS1473-3099(22)00172-4/fulltext#.YkNeoX_StoE.twitter

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Meet the world-renowned influenza expert: https://vellorecmc.org/interviews/2020-annual-report-interview-dr-kanta-subbarao/

In Dr. Kanta Subbarao’s interview, she discusses new viral diseases & her decision to pursue a career in advancing public health.

#IWD2022 #WomenInScience #cmcalumni

Join us on 4/28 for a stellar evening of honors and celebration! We will be honoring CMC’s Director, Dr. J.V. Peter, & former U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues, @MelanneVerveer, for their dedication and commitment to “Uplifting Humanity”. https://vellorecmc.org/2022gala

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Meet Mayo Clinic’s infectious disease specialist. In her interview with former Foundation Board Member, Dr. Priya Alexander (Batch '88), Dr. Pyiya Sampathkumar discusses excellence in patient care, and her involvement with India SOS during India’s second wave of the pandemic. Watch the interview: link in bio#IWD2022 #WomeninScience #IdaScudder #womenshistorymonth #stem #science #medicine ... See MoreSee Less
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Meet the influenza expert who heads the WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza at the Doherty Institute in Melbourne.In Dr. Kanta Subbarao’s interview with Dr. Gagandeep Kang (Batch ‘81), she discusses new viral diseases and her decision to pursue a career in advancing public health. Dr. Subbarao also chairs the World Health Organization's Technical Advisory Group on COVID-19 vaccine composition (TAG-CO-VAC).Watch the interview: link in bio#IWD2022 #WomeninScience #IdaScudder #womenshistorymonth #stem #science #medicine ... See MoreSee Less
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Please join us on Thursday, April 28th for a stellar evening of honors and celebration! At this event, we will honor CMC’s Director, Dr. J.V. Peter, and former U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues, Melanne Verveer, for their dedication and commitment to “Uplifting Humanity”. We’re also thrilled to be joined by Lesley Stahl as our host for the evening. Funds raised from this year’s Gala will support the education of CMC’s future humanitarian healthcare providers, breakthrough research in medical science and the compassionate care of every patient cared for by CMC. For more details and for tickets/sponsorship opportunities, visit the link in bio or vellorecmc.org/2022gala ... See MoreSee Less
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Meet the servant leader transforming healthcare at Mayo Clinic Health System.In her interview with Foundation Board Member, Mr. George Varughese, Dr. Prathibha Varkey (Batch ’91) 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.Watch the interview: link in bio#IWD2022 #WomeninScience #IdaScudder #womenshistorymonth #stem #science #medicine ... See MoreSee Less
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Meet the clinician-scientist researching new treatments for infant leukemia.In her interview with Foundation Board Member, Dr. Lynn Matcha (Batch ‘87), Dr. Roy discusses her work in pediatric cancer research, and the ways in which she promotes equality in the field while helping future generations of clinicians learn. Watch the interview: link in bio#IWD2022 #WomeninScience #IdaScudder #womenshistorymonth #stem #science #medicine #research ... See MoreSee Less
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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.