Advisor to the Minister of Health & Family Welfare
Government of India, Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi
Tel: 011- 26825626
Mob: 9810770396, 9312713122, 9810290711
Professor Ranjit Roy Chaudhury is National Professor of Pharmacology of the National Academy of Medical Sciences, Chair of the Task Force of the Apollo Hospitals Educational and Research Foundation and a WHO Consultant in the field of Rational Use of Medicines, Traditional Medicine, Research and Regulation of the medical profession. He has been nominated as a Member of the Central Council for Health and Family Welfare in 2009. Professor Roy Chaudhury was responsible for starting the D.M. Course in Clinical Pharmacology in 1978 when he was Professor of Pharmacology and Dean at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh. After retiring from the World Health Organization in 1991 Professor Roy Chaudhury has served as President of the Delhi Society for Promotion of Rational Use of Drugs (DSPRUD) and was the Founder - President of the Delhi Medical Council. He has chaired the Sub-Commission of Macroeconomics and Health and was a member of the Commission set up by the Government of India. He has also chaired the Postgraduate Medical Education Committee set up by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. He has been appointed as Advisor to the Dept. of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of NCT of Delhi and more recently he has been nominated as Chairman of the Expert Committee for Reforms in Drug Regulation and Clinical Trials set up by the MoHFW, Government of India. Of late, Prof. Roy Chaudhury has been appointed as Advisor to the Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of India.
He has written twenty five books and has over 225 papers to his credit. He has been bestowed the Honorary Doctor of Science of Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, the Honorary Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, the Delhi Ki Gaurav award by the Delhi Government and the Padma Shree title by the President of India. He has recently been conferred with the Lifetime Achievement Award - 2013 by FICCI for his work towards excellence in healthcare services and the first Lifetime Achievement Award in “Integrated Medicine” by the College of Medicine, London and the Soukya Foundation.