Honour for Dr Raja Narayanan
Dr Raja Narayanan has been conferred the Honor Award by the American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRC).
Lectures at LVPEI
July 13, 2011: Guest lecture Transparency in Governance: The Lokpal Debate by Dr Kalpana Kannabiran, founder member, Asmita Resource Centre for Women, and professor, NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad
July 16, 2011:15th Dr Syamala Bhaskaran Endowment Lecture Age-related Macular Degeneration: The Asian Burden by Dr Adrian Koh, Director, Camden Medical Center, Singapore
July 19, 2011: Global Leaders' Lecture Series Antibiotic Resistance in Ophthalmology: Mechanisms and Clinical Implications by David G Hwang, MD, FACS, Prof. of Ophthalmology, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine
July 21, 2011: Silver Jubilee Public Lecture for July 2011 What Neurology Can Tell Us about Human Nature by Professor V S Ramachandran, Director, Centre for Brain and Cognition, and Professor, Dept of Psychology, University of California, USA
Fun at LVPEI
GMRV Campus Celebrates 5th Anniversary
On 7th July 2011 LVPEI's GMR Varalakshmi campus at Visakhapatnam celebrated its 5th anniversary. The day began with group photos of the entire staff as well as each department. In the evening, chief guest Shri Jayaprakash Narayan toured the campus before the celebrations began at the auditorium.
The program began with talks by Dr Gullapalli N Rao, Chair, LVPEI and Dr Merle Fernandes, Director, LVPEI, GMR Varalakshmi campus.
GMR Varalakshmi campus has served over 2.5 million patients in the past 5 years. A recently launched City Centre is bringing excellence in eyecare closer to people
Shri Jayaprakash Narayan addressed the staff and enjoyed the cultural programs along with LVPEI's board members.
There were performances by the Lebenshilfe Special School for Mentally Retarded Children. Prizes were distributed for sports and games competitions, followed by a cultural program by the staff. The celebrations ended with a dinner for the staff and their family members.
Pathak Centre for Eye Care Education
Governor of Andhra Pradesh His Excellency Shri ESL Narasimhan laid the foundation stone for the Pathak Centre for Eye Care Education on July 20, 2011, at LVPEI's GMR Varalakshmi Campus. It is supported by Mr Krishna Pathak of the ABM group, Dubai, who is supporting a similar centre at the Institute's Bhubaneswar campus.
Shri Narasimhan first lit the ceremonial
lamp, followed by District Collector Shri Lav Agarwal, Dr Gullapalli N Rao, our major supporters Mr O Naresh and Mr Raghu Rayalu, Dr Merle Fernandes, and Dr Prashant Garg, Head, Education, LVPEI.
Dr G N Rao spoke about LVPEI's mission and the need to build quality human resources in eye care. Dr Merle Fernandes gave a presentation about the activities of the GMR Varalakshmi campus. Dr Prasant Garg spoke about the Education Centre and its achievements. The evening ended with a vote of thanks by Dr PVKS Varma.
Since its launch on October 1, 2007 at the GMR Varalakshmi campus, the fellowship program has trained over 100 trainees. Across the LVPEI network, 13,000 trainees and CME participants have benefited through our education programs.
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