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News and Announcements
AAPI President Announces Three-year Extension of Conrad 30/J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Nov 17, 2009 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Dino Teppara, Esq.AAPI Director of Legislative AffairsCell: (803) 467-2130legislativeaffairs@aapiusa.net AAPI President Announces Three-year Extension of Conrad 30/J-1 Visa Waiver Program Washington, D.C. - Today, AAPI President Dr. Vinod K. Shah announced that the Conrad 30/J-1 Visa Waiver Program had been extended by Congress for three additional years. "I am pleased to see that Congress recognizes the value that physicians of Indian origin bring ...
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AAPI President Commends Dr. Rajiv Shah for Receiving Top USAID Appointment
Nov 11, 2009 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Dino Teppara, Esq.AAPI Director of Legislative AffairsWork: (703) 462-5221Cell: (803) 467-2130legislativeaffairs@aapiusa.net AAPI President Commends Dr. Rajiv Shah for Receiving Top USAID AppointmentWashington, D.C. – Today, AAPI President Dr. Vinod K. Shah congratulated Dr. Rajiv Shah for being nominated Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development by President Barack Obama.“Dr. Rajiv Shah is an excellent selection for Adm...
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AAPI Fall Governing Body Meeting San Antonio, TX
Sep 30, 2009 AMA to Work with AAPI on Health Care ReformsSAN ANTONIO, TX: Indian-born physicians have emerged as leaders of American medical community and international medical graduates make up about 25 percent of one million strong physicians in the US, said Dr. J. James Rohack, president of American Medical Association (AMA) on Oct 10.Addressing the fall governing body meeting of the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) as guest speaker here, he said one in four of ever...
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Young Indian Plastic Surgeon Provides Hope and Charity to Woman with Rare Facial Disease
Jun 01, 2009 News ReleaseContact: Melissa RatcliffPhone: 310-429-2778Young Indian Plastic SurgeonProvides Hope and Charity to Woman with Rare Facial DiseaseDr. Munish Batra Gives Young Woman a New Face and a New OutlookThree-year Journey of Charitable Care Chronicled in 2-part series in the Los Angles TimesLa Jolla, Calif. – An estimated 100,000 Americans suffer from neurofibromatosis, often mistaken for “Elephant Man’s Disease.” Many of them live a life of isolation, afraid of showing thei...
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FSMB House of Delegates Elects Dr. Ram R. Krishna to the Board of Directors
DALLAS – Delegates at the Federation of State Medical Boards’ 97th Annual Meeting, held April 30 through May 2 in Arlington, VA, elected new board members, officers and committee members for the year 2009-2010. AAPI is proud to announce that Dr. Ram R. Krishna, MD, an orthopedic surgeon from Yuma, Arizona, is one of the seven physicians who got elected to the Board of Directors. The FSMB represents all the 50 Medical Licensing and Regulatory Boards in addition to the 20 Osteopathy Boards.Dr. R...
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Spring Legislative Day
Apr 29, 2009 Our Spring Legislative Conference began with U.S. Congressman Jim McDermott, M.D. (D-WA), providing his perspective on health care reform. Congressman McDermott is a psychiatrist, with a long record of service in Congress and the Washington state legislature. He also serves as the co-chair of the Congressional Caucus on India and Indian Americans. U.S. Congressman Phil Gingrey, M.D. (R-GA), spoke to us about his concerns regarding a single-payer health care system. Dr. Gingrey prev...
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AAPI Second women's Health Summit
Mar 14, 2009 JERSEY CITY, NJ: Thanks to the advancement in treating cancer cases, 2.5 million women survived breast cancer in 2008, while 40, 480 patients died of the disease in the same year.This information was provided by Dr. Michele Blackwood, Director of Breast & Health Management and Assistant Clinical Professor at Columbia University, during a presentation on 'Update on prevention and management of breast cancer in women' at the Continuous Medical Education seminar, organized by the ...
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Distinguished AAPI Members win AMA 2009 Awards
Feb 02, 2009 The AAPI Leadership would like to congratulate our distinguished AAPI members who have been recognized by the American Medical Association for their commitment and dedication to excellence in their fields. I. Dr. Nathan Davis International Award in Medicine The AMA Foundation's Dr. Nathan Davis International Awards in Medicine and Public Health annually honor physicians or health sector organizations that further health information and medical practice worldwide. Named for the ...
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Dr. Bala receives the AMA 2008 Dr. Nathan Davis International Award in Medicine
Feb 18, 2008 AMA FOUNDATION HONORS ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA PHYSICIAN FOR INTERNATIONAL SERVICE CHICAGO – Subramaniam Balasubramaniam, M.D., a physician from Anaheim, Calif., is the recipientof the 2008 Dr. Nathan Davis International Award in Medicine. Presented by the American MedicalAssociation (AMA) Foundation, the award is presented to a domestic physician for outstanding international service in the areas of medical practice, medical education or medical research. The AMAFoundation presents ...
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Rice's pat for Indian-Americans
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