CMAAO Meeting on Lung Fibrosis
President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks
Recipient of Padma Shri, Vishwa Hindi Samman, National Science Communication Award and Dr B C Roy National Award, Dr Aggarwal is a physician, cardiologist, spiritual writer and motivational speaker. He was the Past President of the Indian Medical Association and President of Heart Care Foundation of India. He was also the Editor in Chief of the IJCP Group, Medtalks and eMediNexus
Senior Consultant, Institutes of Critical Care Respiratory and Sleep Medicine in Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi
MBBS, MD, FCCM, EDIC, EDARM, FCCP, Specialized in Critical care, Pulmonary and Sleep disorders. Practices in Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi. Fellowships: Fellow of Indian college of Critical care medicine (USA), Fellow of American college of chest physicians (USA). Member of National College of Chest Physicians Practicing Critical care for the last 20 years President of Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine 2010-2012 President citation award, Society of Critical Care Medicine, USA.
Honorary Secretary General of IMA.
Dr Asokan is a practicing physician based in Punalur, a small town in Kollam district, Kerala. Post MBBS, he completed MD in General Medicine. He was the IMA state secretary of Kerala state for 3 years and also served as its state president. He conceived and established IMAGE which was a project to handle bio medical waste of entire Kerala, he was the chairman of the scheme for six years. He also played the lead in bringing Rs 100 crore GFATM TB public-private mix project to IMA and served as its National coordinator for 6 years. He served for two years in Strategy and Technical Advisory group for TB in WHO (Geneva) and is one of the contributors of international standards for TB care. He served as the National Joint Secretary of IMA hospital board of India for 4 years and its chairman for the past 4 years.