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Dr V Mohan Awarded for Distinguished International Service in the Cause of Diabetes

American Diabetes Association’s® 2018 Harold Rifkin Award for Distinguished International Service in the Cause of Diabetes

Dr Viswanathan Mohan, received the American Diabetes Association’s® (ADA’s) 2018 Harold Rifkin Award for Distinguished International Service in the Cause of Diabetes. Dr. V. Mohan is the Chairman and Chief of Diabetology at Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Specialities Centre at Chennai in South India which is a WHO Collaborating Centre for Noncommunicable Diseases Prevention and Control and IDF Centre of Education. He is also President and Director of the Madras Diabetes Research Foundation.

Internationally renowned, Dr. Mohan has worked tirelessly to address the challenges of diabetes in India and developing countries. He is actively involved in Indian Government health policy and advocacy programs related to diabetes, and he has served as President of the Research Society for the Study of Diabetes in India. Dr. Mohan’s comprehensive diabetes center boasts 40 branches with computerized clinical data on more than 400,000 patients.

“Thank you, Dr. Mohan, for your commitment to serving people with diabetes and to bringing systematic changes to improve populations. Congratulations on this accomplishment,” said the ADA’s 2018 President of Health Care and Education Felicia Hill-Briggs, PhD, ABPP. “Your efforts to ensure that the best diabetes care is available to people in India and other developing countries have improved millions of …

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