Award for Dr PSS Sundar Rao


Dr. P.S.S. Sundar Rao, adjunct professor at MCLU and former Professor and Head of Biostatistics at CMC Vellore, has been conferred the Lifetime Achievement award by the Indian Society of Medical Statistics.

Dr Rao is considered one of the foremost medical researchers in the country with over 300 publications and more than 100 research grants. He has served as chairman/member on the boards and expert committees of the Indian Council for Medical Research, National Institute of Nutrition, Cancer Registry of India, National Mental Health Survey of India, Bhopal Gas Disaster Research Centre and many others.

He is the author of several books including the widely used textbook: Introduction to Biostatistics and Research Methods.

He is the first recipient of this award which was given to him at the 35th Annual National Conference of the Society held at the Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, on 2-4 November 2017. The award was given to him by Shri Ram Naik, Honourable Governor of Uttar Pradesh.

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