Dr. Dattatreyudu Nori, M.D., FACR, FACRO, is Professor and Executive Vice Chairman of the Radiation
Oncology Department at The NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical College in New York
City. In addition, Dr. Nori is Chairman of Radiation Oncology at The New York Hospital Medical Center of
Queens. He is also the Director of the Cancer Center at the New York Hospital Queens, in which capacity
he heads that organization's cancer program. Dr. Nori completed his undergraduate training at Kurnool
Medical College and received his postgraduate medical degree from Osmania University in India. He then
joined the sta of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, where he became Chief of
the Brachytherapy Service before accepting the current position as Chairman of Radiation Oncology at
Dr. Nori has an international reputation as a pioneer and authority in radiation oncology and brachytherapy. He was instrumental in introducing the current techniques and clinical concepts of High Dose Rate Brachytherapy for gynecological, genitourinary, thoracic and head and neck tumors. His research also included e"orts to improve the outcome for patients with prostate cancer, lung cancer, pancreas, breast and other cancers. Dr. Nori has served as principal investigator for numerous clinical trails sponsored by the National Cancer Institute and has received several national and international awards for his contributions to cancer research, including the Distinguished Alumnus Award of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Alumni Society. He has been called "a recognized leader in his specialty" by the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine.
Dr. Nori served in the American Cancer Society in various positions including Chairmanship of the Professional Education Committee. The American Cancer Society honored him with their highest prestigious award "Tribute to Life" for his accomplishments in cancer research. Dr. Nori has trained more than 150 residents and fellows, some of whom have become Chairman of academic departments in the
U.S. Dr. Nori is a Fellow in the American College of Radiology, Fellow in the American College of Radiation Oncology, past President of the American Brachytherapy Society, and a current member of several national and international oncology societies. He is also an Associate Editor of three oncology journals as well as a Visiting Professor to many universities in the U.S. and abroad. He has published three books and more than 200 scientific articles. He has given several prestigious lectureships such as the Probstein Oncology lecture at Washington University in St. Louis. He received a Gold Medal from the Indian Medical Association for his contributions to cancer research and training Indian physicians in the U.S. He also received the Excelcier Award from the Network of Indian Professionals in the United States and many Indian Organizations in the U.S., such as the Nargis Dutt Cancer Foundation and the Federation of Indian Associations have honored him for his contributions to cancer research.
Dr. Nori has provided technical and scientific help to many cancer centers in India, South America and Israel, and he is also the Founding Member of the Indo-American Cancer Institute for Women and Children, a state-of-the art 250 bed cancer and research institute located in Hyderabad, A.P. which was inaugurated by the Prime Minister of India in 2001. In addition, Dr. Nori is a Consultant to the United Nations International Atomic Energy Agency, advising on the formulation of guidelines for the treatment of cancer in developing countries. In a recent survey conducted by the reputable Castle Connolly Medical Ltd and published in America's Top Doctors, Dr. Nori has been selected as one of the top doctors in America. In this survey, more than 250,000 leading doctors were asked to name the nation's best physicians in various specialties - those "to whom you would send members of your family". The most important criterion for physician selection was excellence in patient care, education, residency, board certification, fellowships, professional reputation, research, hospital affiliation, academic stature and medical school faculty appointment and experience. In a more recent survey done by the most popular woman's magazine in the U.S., The Ladies' Home Journal, Dr. Nori has also been named as one of the top doctors in America for the treatment of cancers in women. Dr. Nori was also honored by Senator Jon Corgine, Chairman of the Democratic Senatorial Committee and by Council Speaker Gi"ord Miller for his contributions to cancer research.
Dr. Nori continues to be active as clinician, teacher, researcher and administrator of two large Radiation Oncology Departments and the Cancer Center at New York Hospital Queens.
A summary of Dr. Nori's Education, Training and/or Faculty Appointments is listed as following:
7/62 - 6/65: A. J. College, Andhra University, Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.), India.
7/65 - 12/71: Kurnool Medical College, Sri Venkateswara University, Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S.), India.
1/72 - 5/76: Osmania University, Doctor of Medicine (M.D.), India.
7/77 - 6/78: Special Fellow, Brachytherapy Service, Department of Radiation Oncology, Memorial Sloan- Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10021.
7/76 - 6/77: Senior Fellow, Brachytherapy Service, Department of Radiation Oncology, Memorial Sloan- Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, N.Y., 10021.
3/73 - 5/76: Resident, Radium Institute and Cancer Hospital, Red Hills, Hyderabad, A.P., India. Affiliated to Osmania University.
2/72 - 2/73: Intern (rotating) Gandhi Hospital, Secunderabad, A.P., India.
Licensure and Certification:
1979 Licensed Physician: New York State 1979 Board Certification: American Board of Therapeutic Radiology
Positions and Appointments:
1/96 - Present Executive Vice Chairman, Department of Radiation Oncology, The New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical College, 525 E. 68th Street, New York, N.Y. 10021. Professor of Radiology, Cornell University Medical College, 1300 York Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10021.
Lt. Gen. Dr. B. Sadananda (Retd.)
Commissioned in the Armed Forces Medical Services on 22nd Jan 1967 as Lieutenant & reached the highest rank of Lieutenant General & retired after completing 38 years of service. During the service in the Armed Forces, he has held various prestigious professional, administrative and academic appointments as Director (Operations), Director (Standardization), Director (Quality assurance), and has been Director of
various multispecialty & Super Specialty Hospitals. He has commanded army Medical Corps center & College & conducted training of Medical Officers, Dental Officers, Nursing Officers & various Para-medical staff.
During the service he was awarded Ati Vishishta Seva Medal (AVSM) & Vishishta Seva Medal (VSM) by Hon’ble President of India. Since retirement, he had served as Director General of Dr. Vithalrao Vikhe Patil Foundation's Medical College and Allied Disciplines from June 2005. As Director General, he was instrumental in starting Medical College, Physiotherapy College, Nursing College, Nursing Institute & Post Graduate courses in various Medical disciplines.
He had a tenure of “Vice-Chancellor” of Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) Loni. Presently he is “Secretary General” of Dr. Vithalrao Vikhe Patil Foundation, Ahmednagar consisting of College of Engineering, College of Pharmacy, Institute of Business Management, Industrial Training Institute in addition to Institutes of Medical & Allied Disciplines.
Ex. Cabinet Minister of Housing, Maharashtra Legislative Assembly
He is the Guiding Light and soul in development of Dr. Vikhe Patil Memorial Hospital & Medical College. In continuation to visionary thoughts of Hon’ble Shri Balasaheb Vikhe Patil the envisaged future plans are being implemented under his dynamic leadership, with Prime Aim to provide quality Medical Services to Rural as well as Urban masses.
From 19 Nov. 2010 To 27 Sept. 2014 Minister for Agriculture & Marketing Government of Maharashtra, Mantralaya, Mumbai-32
From 7th Nov. 2009 To 18 Nov. 2010 Minister for Transport, Ports, Law & Judriciary Goverment of Maharashtra, Mantralaya, Mumbai-32
From 19th Feb. 2009 To 6th Nov. 2009 Minister for School Education & Law and Judiciary Goverment of Maharashtra, Mantralaya, Mumbai-32
Member of Legislative Assembly since March 1995. In 2004 won Assembly Election with 70,000 votes i.e. securing more than 82% votes casted.
Executive President, Padmashree Dr. Vithalrao Vikhe Patil Foundation, Ahmednagar
Rural Development : President
Janseva Foundation, Mumbai.
Research & Education : Trustee
Pravara Institute of Research & Education In Natural
& Social Sciences( PIRENS) Loni Bk.,
Banking : Director & Ex. Chairman
Ahmednagar District Central Co-op.Bank Ltd.,
Events To Be Always Remembered
Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Dr.Manmohan Singhji has visited Pravara Complex on the occasion of the publication of Late. Dr.Dhananjayrao Gadgil’s Postal Stamp and the Farmers Rally on the 8th Feb.2008. It was the most unique and historic movement in the life of all farmers of the country. During the visit Hon’ble Prime Minister was highly impressed by witnessing the various developmental activities introduced for the comprehensive rural development by Pravara Agro industrial, Educational and Cultural Complex. The very visit of the P.M. will be always remembered by the farmers of this country, because in this public rally Hon’ble P.M. positively given indications regarding waiving of the loan of farmers. In the presence of more than lacks of farmers.
It was the highly delighted and auspicious occasion to the farmers, land less labourers youth and women of Ahmednagar District when the most dynamic and visionary President of the Congress Party Hon’ble Soniyaji Gandhi paid visit at 19th June 2008 to Pravaranagar, Ahmednagar (M.S.) on the occasion of Women’s & Farmers Rally. In this mamoth Rally Hon’ble Soniyaji Gandhi appreciated the efforts and vision of the leadership in introducing welfare schemes, educational institutions, and many other activities helpful to the rural people to make there life more meaning full.
Shirdi is not only the holy place and the symbol of the national integrity but also known as the strong-hold of the congress party. All the Local Bodies, Co-op.Society’s and the Institutions are under the rule and the governance of the Congress Party in Shirdi Constituency. Keeping this view in mind the M.P.C.C. decided and entrusted the responsibility of organizing and initiating “Janjagran Vikas yatra” from Shirdi Constituency from 19th Nov.2008. Thousands of party workers, leaders and officials were participated in this Yatra which has created enthusiasm among the Aam Adami.
It was the most significant and one of the biggest party events ever organized by any other M.L.A. in the State.
At. Post. Loni Bk.,Tal. Rahata, Dist. Ahmedangar-413 713
Trustee & Chief Executive Officer
Hon.Dr. Mrs. Supriya Ajit Dhokane
1501, Tower B, Sukhada Building,
Opp. Traffic Police HQ, Sir Pochkhanwala Rd, Worli, Mumbai-400 030.
Trustee & Member
Hon. Mrs. Susmita Ganesh Mane-Deshmukh,
Flat No.801, Gemini Riverfront, Behind Spicer School, Next to Rohan Nilay Phase II, Sangvi Road,
Aundh, Pune- 411 007
Trustee & Member
Dr. Abhijit Diwate
Dr. Vithalrao Vikhe Patil Foundation's Medical and Allied Disciplines
Professor & HOD- Cardio Respiratory
Dr. Vithalrao Vikhe Patil Foundation’s College of Physiotherapy, Ahmednagar
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Dr. Vithalrao Vikhe Patil Foundation's Physiotherapy College & Hospital, Opposite government Milk Dairy, Post – M.I.D.C., Vadgaon Gupta, Ahmednagar