Aravind Honours Dr. Narsing A Rao with the Dr.G. Venkataswamy Memorial Award 2021
Aravind-Madurai , Friday, 01 October 2021
Aravind Eye Care System honored Dr. Narsing A Rao, Grace and Emery Beardsley Professor of Ophthalmology and Co-director, Roski Eye Institute, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles with the Dr.G.Venkataswamy Memorial Award 2021. Dr. Rao delivered the Dr.G.Venkataswamy Memorial Oration on ‘Role of RPE in the modulation of intraocular inflammation, infection and lymphomas – Clinical implications.’ The award was given in recognition of his contribution towards teaching, training and improving the quality and outcomes of uveitis care in Aravind and worldwide.
At the function held virtually, Dr. R. D. Ravindran, Chairman, Aravind Eye Care System (AECS) delivered the welcome address. Dr. P. Namperumalsamy, Chairman Emeritus, AECS handed over the award to Dr. Rao in the presence of Dr. R.D. Ravindran; Mr. Thulasiraj Ravilla, Director-Operations, AECS AND Dr. S.R. Rathinam, Chief, Uveitis Services, Aravind-Madurai. Dr. G.Natchiar, Director Emeritus, AECS presented the citation.