Fellow: Mohan
Elected: 2020
Discipline: Clinical Sciences
Dr Viswanathan Mohan
Director, Madras Diabetes Research Foundation
Dr Mohan is one of India’s leading physician/scientists and his area of speciality is Diabetology. Dr Mohan has contributed 1250 research papers and chapters to text books, with a h-index of 123, and over 110,000 citations. His areas of expertise are epidemiology of diabetes, complications of diabetes, genomics of diabetes, fibrocalculous pancreatic diabetes and monogenic diabetes. He runs a chain of over 50 diabetes centres across India and has trained hundreds of diabetologists in India. He contributes extensively to charity by running several free diabetic clinics.