“Lifetime Achievement Award” and “Young Innovators Award” were conferred respectively by Indian Academy of Diabetes at annual conference
Dr V Mohan, Chairman, Dr Mohan’s Diabetes Specialties Centre and President, Madras Diabetes Research Foundation and Dr RM Anjana, Managing Director, Dr Mohan’s Diabetes Specialties Centre and Vice-President, Madras Diabetes Research Foundation were recently conferred with “Lifetime Achievement Award” and “Young Innovators Award” respectively by the Indian Academy of Diabetes at their Annual conference held at Mumbai. The award was presented by Prof Robert Eckel, President, American Diabetes Association to Dr Mohan.
The Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to recognise Dr Mohan’s outstanding service to the cause of diabetes in India and his pioneering work in the field of diabetology. Dr Mohan has contributed over 1250 research papers in prestigious journals and text books of diabetes which is considered a world record by a practicing doctor. The award was presented to Dr Anjana for her outstanding work in the field of diabetes. Dr Anjana has published over 200 research papers and has innovated a new dance form called “THANDAV” for increasing physical activity especially among adolescent girls in India.