Hyderabad: Dr. C. Venkata S. Ram, an internationally recognized educator and respected authority in the field of hypertension, is the new CEO and president of Mediciti Group of Institutions, Hyderabad, India. The Mediciti group of Institutions has one medical college, two hospitals, postgraduate education (MD/MS) in 20 specialties, clinical research facilities, and two nursing colleges.
Dr. Ram served on the faculty for a number of years as a professor of medicine at the prestigious and highly acclaimed University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Texas. He was also the director of the Texas Blood Pressure Institute and the director of Medical Education at the Dallas Nephrology Associates. A uniquely skilled communicator, he introduced a popular “Health letter” to reach out to and communicate with the primary care physicians.
He also had the honor of discussing the public health policies with the former Prime Ministers of India — P.V. Narasimha Rao, Atal Behari Vajapayee and Deve Gowda. Dr. Ram as the president of AAPI also had the honor of introducing AAPI and its mission to President of the United States – Bill Clinton.
Dr. Ram is the current vice president of the American Society of Hypertension Specialists. He authored 310 publications and wrote a book on Hypertension. He was repeatedly recognized as one of the Best Doctors in America. He is rated as a top class clinician and teacher. He received the Mother India award. He was recognized as the “best globally know physician” by TANA from the Andhra Pradesh. He has several other honors and awards to his credit.