The Indian Rheumatology Association

The Professional Organization of Rheumatologists and other Health Professionals in India

Archives

IRA Past PresidentsX

YearName
1971Dr. M. M. Desai
1972
1973
1974
1975
1976
1977
1978
1979
1980
1981
1982
1983
1984Dr. C. V. Vanjani
1985''
1986Dr. P. Pispati
1987''
1988Dr. A. N. Chandrasekaran
1989''
1990Dr. A. N. Malaviya
1991''
1992Dr. V. R. Joshi
1993''
1994Dr. G. H. Tilve
1995''
1996Dr. M. Mitra
1997''
1998Dr. G. S. Sainani
1999''
2000Dr. S. K. Mukherjee
2001''
2002Dr. M. Mahendranath
2003''
2004Dr. U. R. K. Rao
2005''
2006Dr. R. N. Misra
2007''
2008Dr. Ashok Kumar
2009''
2010Dr. R. Handa
2011''
2012Dr. V. Chaturvedi
2013''
2014Dr. G. Narsimulu
2015''
2016Dr. Amita Aggarwal

APLAR Presidents from IndiaX

NameYear
Dr. M. M. Desai 1972 - 1976
Dr. P. K. Pispati2002 - 2004
Dr. R. Handa2010 - 2012

MN Passey AwardX

YearName
2004Dr. M. Mahendranath, Dr. S. Sachdev
2005Dr. A N Malaviya ? To confirm year
2006Dr. A N Chandrasekaran ? To confirm year
2007Dr. S D Deodhar
2008Dr. V R Joshi
2009
2010Dr. S. Mukherjee
2011
2012Dr. P. K. Pispati
2013
2014
2015Dr. U R K Rao
2016

IRACONX

YearVenue
1971Mumbai
1972
1973
1974Mumbai
1975
1976
1977
1978
1979
1980
1981
1982
1983Cuttack
1984Hyderabad
1985New Delhi
1986
1987
1988Chennai
1989Chandigarth
1990Hyderabad
1991Lucknow
1992
1993New Delhi
1994Chennai
1995Mumbai
1996Trivandrum
1997Bangalore
1998Hyderabad
1999Lucknow
2000Kolkotta
2001Chandigarh
2002Bangalore
2003New Delhi
2004Chennai
2005Lucknow/Hyderabad
2006Hyderabad/Lucknow
2007Khajurho (MP)
2008Pune
2009Jaipur
2010Bhubaneshwar
2011Vellore
2012Ahmedabad
2013Kolkotta
2014Chandigarh
2015Chennai
2016Kochi

Indian Journal of Rheumatology EditorsX

NameYear
Dr. C. V. Vanjani 1979 - 1981
Dr. A. N. Chandrasekaran 1994 - 1998
Dr. S. K. Das1999 - 2001
Dr. R. N. Misra2002 - 2005
Dr. Ashok Kumar2006 - 2009
Gp Capt Shankar S.2010 - 2013
Dr. Amita Aggarwal2013 - 2016
Dr. Vinod Ravindran2016 -

Editors Manual of RheumatologyX

EditionYearEditor in Chief
1st1999Dr. P. K. Pispati with Dr. N. E. Borges & S. S. Uppal
2nd2002Dr. P. K. Pispati
3rd2009Dr. U. R. K. Rao
4th2014Dr. U. R. K. Rao
5th

Boots Oration (Instituted in the year 1973)X

YearName
1971
1972
1973
1974
1975
1976
1977
1978
1979
1980
1981
1982
1983Dr. Mehra
1984
1985
1986
1987
1988
1989Dr. P. K. Pispati - Imaging the joints
1990
1991
1992
1993Dr. Mrs. Sachdev
1994Dr. V. R. Joshi - SLE 10 year on
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999Dr. Mrs. Nirupa Borges
2000

WHO ILAR COPCORD (Community Oriented Program for Control of Rheumatic Diseases) India Investigator ListX

COPCORD SiteName of COPCORD InvestigatorYear
Bhigwan (Pune)Dr. Arvind Chopra1996 - continues till Date
BikanerDr. Liyakat Ali Gauri2008
ChennaiDr. V Gajalakshmi2003 - 2004
Dr. CP Rajendran
CalicutDr. Binoy PaulAugust 2008 - June 2009
Dr. Asma Rahim
DelhiDr. Rohini HandaAugust 2006 - January 2007
GuwahatiDr. Bhaskar ThakuriaApril 2008 - Nov 2008
HyderabadDr. Sarvajeet PalApril 2008- July 2008
Dr. Datta Kumar
JammuDr. Anil Mahajan2004 - 2005
KolkataDr. Alakendu GhoshJune 2006 - 2007
LucknowDr. Sidharth K Das2001
ManipurDr. Romi SinghApril 2008 - July 2008
PuneDr. Arvind ChopraMay 2004- July 2005
Dr. Vaijanti Lagu-Joshi
Ralegaon SidhiDr. Arvind ChopraApril 2008- June 2008
Dr. Sarika Chaturvedi
ThiruvananthpuramDr. Ashish MathewApril 2008- December 2008