Dr. Ranjita Misra, PhD, CHES, FASHA ,Professor & Research Director, Center for the Study of Health Disparities (CSHD),Member, Intercollegiate Faculty of Nutrition,Department of Health and Kinesiology, Texas A& M University, USA, accompanied by her students visited Diabetes Foundation (India) and Fortis C-DOC Diabetes Hospital, during their study abroad program to India in May 2012.
The purpose of the visit was to enhance the students’ understanding of the health issues, diseases, and services available for Indians in India. After a briefing by Dr. Anoop Misra, Dr. Ranjita Misra and her team of students were taken on a tour of the facility. Dr. Seema Gulati, Head Research team, DFI and Dr. Swati Bhardwaj, Vice head, Research, gave presentations on ongoing research projects under the aegis of DFI. This was followed by a brief presentation on Fortis C-DOC by Dr Ritesh Gupta, Clinical head, Fortis C-DOC and a meeting with researchers and doctors followed over tea and snacks.