Dr. Subhash Chandra Parija, former Director of the Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (Jipmer) has been appointed Vice-Chancellor of Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth.
Recipient of the prestigious Dr. B.C. Roy Award for 2013, Dr. Parija is an internationally acclaimed parasitologist. Recognising his expertise in food safety (food-borne microbial diseases), the World Health Organisation entrusted him with the compilation of global data for surveillance and taking combative measures.
On assuming office, Dr. Parija called for renewing emphasis on the three nodal areas of any higher educational institutions concerned with health care delivery — academics, patient care, and evidence-based research.
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