Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences (SVIMS)

(AN AUTONOMOUS UNIVERSITY ESTABLISHED BY ACT OF ANDHRA PRADESH STATE LEGISLATURE IN 1995 RECOGNIZED UNDER SECTION 12(B) OF UGC)

 

Alipiri Road, Tirupati - 517 507, Chittoor District, Andhra Pradesh

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Dr B. Vengamma, the First-ever Woman Director cum Vice-Chancellor of SVIMS (2009-2015) took charge as Director cum Vice-Chancellor of SVIMS on 30th August, 2019. Dr Vengamma, Senior Professor and Head, Department of Neurology, did her DM (Neurology) at the prestigious NIMHANS, Bangalore and distinguished herself to be the ‘Best outgoing Student’. Dr.Vengamma started the Department of Neurology at SVIMS, Tirupati in 1992.  She teaches the postgraduates in DM (Neurology), MCh(Neurosurgery), MD(Medicine), PhD  and has been an examiner on boards of  several  prestigious universities including NIMHANS, Bengaluru and has been MCI Assessor for DM Neurology.  Dr. Vengamma is recognized as an innovative researcher, has several ongoing research projects.  She is the founder President of the Tirupati Branch of Indian Epilepsy Association (IEA) and is the President-Elect of the IEA presently. She is the recipient of  "Harish Chandra Bajoria Award" for social activities in the field of epilepsy by IEA; Dr.Capt.C.Venkaiah Memorial Gold Medal Lecture” by IMA, Vijayawada; AASM  Mini-Fellowship Program for International Scholars (USA) and the Ugadi Puraskar award of the AP State Government.  Dr. Vengamma has the unique distinction of initiating a “Free Epilepsy Camp” that provides free anti-epileptic medications to nearly 500 persons monthly and has been successfully, running it since then.
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