Padma Shri Awardee Dr Anoop Misra joins IJCP Group as Advisor

Dr Anoop Misra, Chairman of the Fortis Centre for Diabetes, Obesity and Cholesterol (C-DOC) and Head of the National Diabetes Obesity and Cholesterol Foundation (NDOC) recently joined the IJCP Group as Group Advisor. Dr Mishra is a known endocrinologist and a former honorary physician to the Prime Minister of India.

A former Fellow of the WHO at the Royal Free Hospital, UK, Dr Misra is a recipient of the Dr B C Roy Award, the highest Indian award in the medical category. The Government of India awarded him the fourth highest civilian honour of the Padma Shri, in 2007, for his contributions to Indian medicine.

IJCP is a leading medical communications group, aimed at strengthening medical education in the country and continuously upgrading a doctor’s knowledge and has become a trusted brand for medical professionals across India and abroad in the past three decades.

Speaking about this, Padma Shri Awardee, Dr KK Aggarwal, Group Editor and Chief, IJCP Group & President, HCFI, said, “We are extremely happy and proud to have Dr Anoop Mishra as an advisor in the IJCP group. He is a multifaceted person with numerous achievements in clinical service, teaching, research, community health activities, and medical education. He also works towards uplifting the health of socially backward communities. Apart from this, Dr Misra has also contributed immensely to undergraduate and postgraduate medical education in various respects. We are sure that under his guidance and support, we will be able to strive better towards the path and goal we have set out to achieve as part of IJCP.”

Dr Anoop Mishra, added, “I am happy to be a part of the IJCP group and contribute to furthering medical education in all respects. I believe, as doctors, we need to constantly keep ourselves updated with the current trends in the realm of medicine. The IJCP group has been doing commendable work in this aspect and I look forward to sharing my knowledge and learnings with them.”

What began with a single journal called ‘The Indian Journal of Clinical Practice’ launched by Dr S D Sharma, former Vice President of India, has today matured into a comprehensive medical communications agency offering various products and services. Some of these include multi-speciality journals, customised books and publications, events, consulting, et al.