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Chairman’s Campaign: Honoring Our Past, Building the Future

As we pay tribute to Dr. Ida Scudder during the 150th anniversary of her birth, and celebrate the accomplishments of the extraordinary institution she founded, we also look to the future to determine how best to keep Dr. Ida’s legacy of compassionate care, excellence in education and dedication to scientific research alive.

 As always, our goal is to support CMC’s efforts to meet the many humanitarian and health care improvement challenges they face – through meaningful idea exchange and financial support.

The goal of this year’s Three Knocks Campaign is to create a fund, managed by the Foundation’s Board of Directors and used to best enable the Foundation to respond to the emerging and urgent needs of CMC as they arise. 

The Chairman’s Campaign will help to ensure CMC’s continued success in her dedication to excellence in the care of India’s impoverished without regard to anyone’s ability to pay.

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CMC Receives Third Consecutive USAID-ASHA Award to Support Advanced Physical Rehab Robotics Technology

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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60 Years Later, CMC’s PM&R and New York’s Rusk Rehabilitation Institute Reunite

After nearly sixty years, CMC has academically realigned its Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) Institute with the internally acclaimed Rusk Rehabilitation Institute of New York City. A relationship that was launched on September 1st brings back memories of the days when Dr. Mary Verghese, who worked under the tutelage of Dr. Howard Rusk in New York for 18 months, returned to Vellore to introduce rehabilitative medicine to India for the first time.

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