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Ajit S. Puri

Ajit S. Puri, Indian physician, health service administrator. Fellow International College Angiology, Indian College Alergy and Applied Immunology; member Indian Medical Association (honorary general secretary 1974-1975), Association Physicians of India, Indian Association Sports Medicine, Geriatric Society of India (founder-member).

Background

  • Puri, Ajit S. was born on February 17, 1941 in Patiala, Punjab, India. Son of Dewan K.S. and Sushila Devi Puri.

  • Education

    • Graduate training in allergy and immunology University Delhi, 1975.

    Career

    • Senior research fellow Government Medical College, Patiala, 1966-1967. Intern Government R.H. Patiala, 1964-1965, house physician, 1965-1966. Research officer in medicine Government Medical College, 1967-1972.

      Practice medicine specializing in immunology vascular medicine, allergy and neurology, Patiala. Assistant director, head medicine department and laboratories Central Research Institute, Patiala, 1972-1976. Head University Health Center Punjabi University, Patiala, 1976-1983, chief medical officer, since 1983.

      Visiting member faculty General Hospital, Newcastle University, England, 1982.

    Works

    • Author: Warning Signals of Diseases, 1977. For Diabetics-A Manual, 1979. Hypertension-A Silent Killer, 1978.

      Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Fellow International College Angiology, Indian College Alergy and Applied Immunology. Member Indian Medical Association (honorary general secretary 1974-1975), Association Physicians of India, Indian Association Sports Medicine, Geriatric Society of India (founder-member).

    Connections

    • Married Alka Kapoor, February 8, 1972.
    • father: Dewan K.S.
    • mother: Sushila Devi Puri
    • spouse: Alka Kapoor
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    Born February 17, 1941
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