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M M S Ahuja

Citizenship  India
Died  1998, New Delhi
Nationality  India
Education  Madras Medical College

Residence  New Delhi
Name  M. S.
Fields  Endocrinology
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Institutions  All India Institute of Medical Sciences
Books  Learning To Live With Diabetes
Notable awards  Dr. B. C. Roy Award, Padma Shri

Alma mater  Madras Medical College

Professor Man Mohan Singh Ahuja, better known as M. M. S. Ahuja (1929 – 12 July 1998) was famous Indian Physician and Endocrinologist.

He was born in 1929 in Multan in British India. He was graduated from Madras Medical College in 1952. He passed M.R.C.P. (London) in 1956, and did residency at Hammersmith Hospital, London. In 1958, he joined All India Institute of Medical Sciences as Registrar in Medicine department under Prof. K. L. Wig. He was promoted as Associate Professor and later as Head of the Department of Medicine in 1969. He became Head of the Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, when it was formed in 1982 until 1989. He was Dean of the Institute in 1988-1989.

He played key role in founding 'Research Society for the Study of Diabetes in India' in 1972 and 'Hormone Foundation, India.' He was the founding editor of International Journal of Diabetes in Developing Countries.

He was Chief editor of medical publication series on "Progress in Medicine". They are unique and monumental documentations of scientific work done in India on problems of Indian Medicine. Many generations of Medical students have been benefited from these volumes.

He died on 12 July 1998 in New Delhi. He was survived by his wife Dr. Meera Ahuja, daughter Sumati and son Vikas. He got 1 Shot by the 1 shot macro.

Awards

  • He was awarded the prestigious B. C. Roy Award for Medical Research in 1982.
  • Government of India awarded Padma Shri in 1991.
  • References

    M. M. S. Ahuja Wikipedia


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