Faculty Member Wins Best Poster Award in Glaucoma at AIOC 2019 Conference

In the 77th Annual Conference of All India Ophthalmological Society (AIOC 2019) held at Indore, Madhya Pradesh from February 14 - 17, 2019, Dr. Meenakshi Y. Dhar, Professor of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, bagged the best poster award in Glaucoma for her poster titled "Ocular Blood Flow Characteristics of Open Angle Glaucoma Patients on Doppler Imaging."

Best Professor in Obstetrics & Gynaecology Studies at 11th Innovative Education Leadership Awards

Dr. Radhamany K., Professor and Head of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, School of Medicine, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, was awarded “Best Professor in Obstetrics & Gynaecology Studies” in the 11th Innovative Education Leadership Awards held at Taj Lands End, Mumbai on February 16, 2019.

Students Win Prizes in the All India Essay Writing Event 2018

Seven students from the Amrita Health Sciences Campus, Kochi, were awarded prizes in the “All India Essay Writing Event 2018” (College - UG / PG category) organized by Shri Ram Chandra Mission in collaboration with United Nations Information Centre for India and Bhutan & Heartfulness Education Trust. 

Doctor Conferred with Fellowship of the Indian College of Physicians

In the 74th Annual Conference of the Association of Physicians of India (APICON 2019) held in Kochi, during February 7 - 10, 2019, Dr. Rajesh G., Professor of Gastroenterology, Amrita School of Medicine, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, was conferred the Fellowship of the Indian College of Physicians.

The Bernard Lown Fellowship in Cardiovascular Health Program for Amrita Doctor

Dr. Aswathy S., Professor and Head of the Department of Community Medicine, School of Medicine, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, received the prestigious Bernard Lown Fellowship in Cardiovascular Health program which will enable her to work with the best minds in cardiovascular research at the Harvard. T. H. Chan School of Public Health.

Surgery to Repair Tear in Largest Artery at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences

After being referred post-haste from hospitals across the state including Palakkad, Perinthalmanna and Kochi, four patients have successfully undergone surgery for the repair of Type A aortic dissection at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences within a span of just 10 days (January 03 - 12, 2019).

Jivamritam Portable Water Purifiers Unveiled at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences

A project for portable water purifiers under the Jivamritam: Clean Drinking Water Project, the joint project of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, the Consulate General of Israel to South India, Bangalore, and Tel Aviv University, was inaugurated at the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, on January 21, 2019.

SIEMENS- GAPIO Innovation Award in Medicine for India's First Hand Transplant

On 28th December 2018, Dr. Subramania Iyer, Chairman and Professor, Plastic Surgery and Head & Neck Surgery, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, was awarded the prestigious SIEMENS- GAPIO (Global Association of Physicians of Indian Origin) Innovation Award in Medicine for performing ‘Hand Transplant Surgery’ for the first time in India.