BRN Oration

Dr.B.R.Nammalwar Oration

Dr.B.R.Nammalwar is the first qualified Pediatric Nephrologist from South India. He has had the privilege of organizing a Nephrology and Dialysis centre in a Government District Hospital at Salem, probably the first of its kind in India. He organized the Department of Pediatric Nephrology at Institute of Child Health, Chennai in 1985. Post retirement from Institute of Child Health he initiated the Nephrology and Dialysis Department at Kanchi Kamakoti CHILDS Trust Hospital at Chennai. He is currently the Director of Medical Education and the guiding force for the department of Pediatric Nephrology at Mehta Multispeciality Hospital, Chennai. He has contributed to multiple research papers in both International and National peer- reviewed journals and text books. He was conferred the Life Time Achievement Award by The Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University. He is a popular Pediatric Nephrologist in India, teacher of teachers and a very humble human being. To honour such a special person we have initiated Dr.B.R.Nammalwar Oration in the year 2007 and we are proud to continue this.

List of Orators:

2009 – Prof. Dr. B.R.Nammalwar, Consultant Pediatric Nephrologist, Mehta Multispecialty Hospital, Chennai
2010 – Dr.Kishore Babu, Head Nephrology, Manipal Hospital, Bengaluru
2011 – Dr. V.Sripathi, Consultant Pediatric Urologist, Apollo Children’s Hospital, Chennai
2012 – Dr. Sushmita Banerjee, Consultant Pediatric Nephrologist, Calcutta Medical Research Institute, Kolkata
2013 – Dr.S.Muralinath, Consultant Pediatric Radiologist, KKCTH, Chennai
2014 – Prof.Dr.Muthu Sethupathy, Head Nephrology, Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital, Chennai
2015 – Prof.Dr.Susan Uthup, Head Pediatric Nephrology, SAT Hospital, Government Medical Collage, Thiruvananthapuram
2016 – Prof.Dr.Aravind Bagga, Head Pediatric Nephrology, AIIMS, New Delhi
2017 – Prof.Dr.Arpana Iyengar, Head Pediatric Nephrology, St Johns Medical Collage, Bengaluru
2018 – Dr.Uma Ali, Head Pediatric Nephrology, SRCC Children’s Hospital, Mumbai
2019 – Maj Gen Madhuri Kanitkar AVSM VSM – MG Med Northern Command Udhampur(J&K)
2021 – Dr S Thangavelu Director & Senior Consultant Pediatrician, Mehta Mutispeciality Hospital Pvt Ltd, Chennai