Chicago/Aligarh. The Aligarh Medical Alumni Association of North America (AMAANA) has conferred the third Sir Syed Lifetime Achievement Award to Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) Vice Chancellor, Professor Tariq Mansoor.
The Sir Syed Lifetime Achievement award was announced in AMAANA’s biennial meet held at Holiday Inn, Skokie IL in Chicago, IL, United States of America, which was attended by more than hundred physicians and their families from all across the United States, Canada and India.
In an interaction with United states based alumni through Skpye, Professor Tariq Mansoor delivered a speech and thanked the organisers for the award. A question and answers session followed the speech.
Mrs Meeta Bhushan (Consul General of Indian Mission in Chicago, United States of America), who attended the function as the Chief Guest was conferred with the Award of Appreciation from AMAANA. She spoke on 70 years of India’s progress.
Professor Amanullah Khan, Dean, Faculty of Medicine and Principal, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College (JNMC) spoke on advancements in various areas of health care at Aligarh. Reminiscing his last United States visit in 1984, Professor Khan talked about the interaction he then shared with JNMC graduates pursuing education and jobs in United States of America.
In one of the sessions of AMAANA meeting, Dr Abdul Wase (MD, FACC, FACP, FHRS), who is also the President of AMAANA spoke on the achievements of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) Vice Chancellor, Professor Mansoor informing that he had attended the Our Lady of Fatima School in Aligarh with Professor Mansoor. Dr Wase also presented a lecture on ‘Sudden Cardiac Arrest’ (SCA).
Dr Shamim Khan, MD FACC and a JNMC graduate of 1992 batch presented a review of ‘Trans-catheter Aortic Valve Replacement’ (TAVR). Dr Sadia Chaghtai, Secretary, AMAANA, read a detailed report, which included AMAANA’s contributions to AMU.
Dr Tazeen Beg, Vice President, AMAANA proposed the vote of thanks.