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Dr Paresh Dandona

Dr. Paresh Dandona has been in the medical profession since 1965. During his thirty three years in the medical profession he has specialized in Endocrinology. After completing his B Sc in Chemistry from the Allahabad University in 1960, he did his MBBS from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in 1965. Thereafter he did his MRCP (UK) in 1974, D Phil from Oxford University in 1975 and FRCP in 1988. He was later made a FACP and FACC in 1995 and 1996 respectively.
He was awarded a Rhodes scholarship to study at the Magdalene College in UK which he attended from 1967-69. Thereafter he worked in various hospitals in UK till 1991. Since 1991 he has been in the USA as the Chief of Division of Endocrinology and Professor of Medicine in the State University of New York and Director, Diabetes – Endocrinology Center of Western New York, Millard Fillmore Health System at Buffalo in USA. He has been a member of various scientific and learned societies that include the British Diabetes Association, the European Association for the study of Diabetes, -the American Heart Association, the International Diabetes Federation and the International Society for Hypertension in Blacks. He has presented a large number of papers, written numerous articles and delivered a series of lectures on prestigious platforms around the world. For his research and medical professional work he has received a number of honours and awards including the Distinguished Service Award of the American Diabetes Association (1993). He ha^ also been visiting professor at the Universities of Riyad (1980, 1981) and Jeddah (1983, 1984) and Adviser on Diabetes to the University of Jeddah. Paresh Dandona by his dynamism and dedication has distinguished himself as on Old Boy of the Scindia School. The Scindia School confers on Paresh Dandona the Madhav Award, as an Old Boy of Eminence, for the year 1997. Gwalior, 21 October 1997