On World Cancer Day 2013, Vydehi Institute of Oncology organized a seminar and guest lectures by Dr Shilin Shukla, the director of CGRI, Ahmedabad and Dr Arun Gere, Consultant, Nuclear Medicine and Pet CT Center, Dharamshila Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, Delhi. Dr Kavitha welcomed the guests while the program auspiciously began with a prayer. The program is inaugurated by Dr M.S. Ganesh lighting the lamp. He stated that VIMS will be releasing newsletters every month and sending to other hospitals and medical services, as part of their cancer services. Dr GuruMurthy, inaugurated the first newsletter that explains the advanced treatment methods in oncology by opening it for the audience. Continue reading
On the eve of world cancer day on February fourth, Vydehi Institute of oncology conducted a day’s academic and cultural program.
The chief guest for the day was Dr.T.S.Ganesan who is presently the chairman of the cancer center at Amrita Institute of Medical Science, Kochi. The day’s most auspicious event was the lighting of lamp by Kumari Vydehi which marked the beginning of the function. After Mrs. D.A.Kalpaja, the Director of VIMS gave a talk on management’s perspective, Dr Kantha, the Advisor, VIMS gave an exciting account of oncological career prospects. Dr.M.S.Ganesh,, Head of Oncology briefed the audience about the past present and future of Oncology centre. This was followed by a stirring dance by the three little cuties,who happen to be patients at the oncology center. Dr Geeta Narayan compered the patient testimonial program and this was followed by an interesting lecture by the chief guest Dr.T.S.Ganesan on research as a career for medical students.
The real action started in the afternoon with Dr Durga prasan and Dr Subramanyam hosting a thrilling quiz contest. Dr Bhaskar Viswanathan from the Oncology centre brought the entire floor down laughing with his histrionics. The next two hours saw mind boggling song and dance performances by nursing and medical students. The senior doctors also pitched in with their vocal talents. The event concluded with the announcement of prize winners for photography and painting competition which was held a day before.
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Mr. S. Sowmya Narayanan, Chief Medical Physicist in the department of radiation physics @ Vydehi Institute of Oncology.
He has fourteen years of experience in the field of Radiological Physics and served in various reputed institutes in India. He has completed his radiological physics specialization from Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai after his M.Sc (Physics) and he is life member of Association of Medical Physicists of India. He attained one’s significant achievements in life to associate with various conferences, preparing course curriculum for universities & several scientific paper in the field of oncology.
European Society of Therapeutic Radiation Oncology (ESTRO), Founded in 1980 to enhance the development in the field of oncology through education, professional development, promotion of research and dissemination of outcomes, courses and conferences. Mr.S. Sowmya Narayanan participated 10th Biennial ESTRO Conference on Physics and Radiation Technology for Clinical Radiotherapy that held from August 30 to September 3, 2009, in Maastricht, the Netherlands. He is the only invitee from India delivered a lecture on IGRT in Varian’s European Users’ Meeting for the following topic “Quality Assurance for Gated Radiotherapy”
Under his guidance, the department of oncology @ VIMS & RC has presented three scientific papers in the 30th Annual Conference of Association of Medical Physicists of India(AMPICON 2009) held at Hyderabad. This is the maximum contribution from any single institution.
He is also instrumental in the designing of Curriculum for the course M.Sc. (Radiation Physics) which was approved by Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore WSM9N72XXJC2