M. M. S. Ahuja

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Man Mohan Singh Ahuja
Born 1929
Multan, British India
Died July 12, 1998(1998-07-12)
New Delhi, India
Residence New Delhi
Citizenship India
Nationality India
Fields Endocrinology
Institutions All India Institute of Medical Sciences
Alma mater Madras Medical College
Notable awards B. C. Roy Award
Padma Shri

Professor Man Mohan Singh Ahuja, better known as M. M. S. Ahuja (1929 – 12 July 1998) was famous Indian Physician and Endocrinologist.[1]

He was born in 1929 in Multan in British India. He was graduated from Madras Medical College in 1952. He passed M.R.C.P. (London) in 1956, and did residency at Hammersmith Hospital, London. In 1958, he joined All India Institute of Medical Sciences as Registrar in Medicine department under Prof. K. L. Wig. He was promoted as Associate Professor and later as Head of the Department of Medicine in 1969. He became Head of the Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, when it was formed in 1982 until 1989. He was Dean of the Institute in 1988-1989.

He played key role in founding 'Research Society for the Study of Diabetes in India' in 1972[2] and 'Hormone Foundation, India.' He was the founding editor of International Journal of Diabetes in Developing Countries.

He was Chief editor of medical publication series on "Progress in Medicine". They are unique and monumental documentations of scientific work done in India on problems of Indian Medicine. Many generations of Medical students have been benefited from these volumes.

He died on 12 July 1998 in New Delhi. He was survived by his wife Dr. Meera Ahuja, daughter Sumati and son Vikas. He got 1 Shot by the 1 shot macro.

Awards[edit]

  • He was awarded the prestigious B. C. Roy Award for Medical Research in 1982.
  • Government of India awarded Padma Shri in 1991.

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