Felicitation of Prof. S. C. Dash, Professor Emeritus, KIMS

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During the Congress of the Asian Society of Transplantation(CAST) – 2019, recently held in Delhi, Dr. S. C. Dash, Professor Emeritus of KIMSwas felicitated with “Fellow of the Indian Society of Transplantation (FISOT)”. He was felicitated before 3000 members of CAST from Japan, China, Korea, Thailand and other South Asian Countries for his lifelong dedicated work, Research & Scientific publications in the field of Organ Transplantation at AIIMS & UK. Besides, Dr. Dash had the prestige of chairing the session of Organ Transplantation oration delivered by the World famous Prof. Paul Mac Master from Britain on “Life after Liver Transplantation” at CAST-2019.

Dr. Dash joined KIMS in 2006 and was instrumental for  superior UG teaching in KIMS and  state-of-the-art Medical services at Pradyumna Bal Memorial Hospital as Principal and Director. He is currently working as Professor Emeritus in the Department of Nephrology, Dialysis & Transplantation. He has enhanced the reputation of KIMS with several orations & awards such as RN Tagore Oration, JCM Shastri Oration, K. S. Chugh Oration & Dronacharya Award to name only a few. He brought together Nephrologists, Urologists, Transplant Physicians & Surgeons of SAARC Countries by founding Nephrology-Urology-Transplant Society called “NUTS of SAARC” to exchange knowledge & technology for the first time in 1995.

Earlier while at AIIMS, he organized several National and few International Conferences in Nephrology & Organ Transplantation. He has conducted more than 1500 Kidney transplants at AIIMS & other Institutes.

Remarkably, Dr. Dash has been honoured in Nepal as “Nepal Gaurav”,being the first person to start Hemodialysis Center in 1984 at Bir Hospital, Kathmanduunder Indo Nepal Friendship Treaty.