Prof. Raghunadha Rao Digumarti

Professor of Medical Oncology, MNJ Institute of Oncology & Regional Cancer Centre, Hyderabad.

He has been a teacher for over 34 years, and an administrator since 2013. I have been a trained appraiser for NAAC for over 12 years. I am involved with both the National Board of Examinations as well as the National Medical Council for revision of syllabus, teaching and training. I have a deep interest in professional teachers’ training and public policy based on outcomes research. Born in Guntur Studied in Kendriya Vidyalaya, Tirupati &  Andhra Loyola College.


1981: MBBS Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam 


1982- 85: MD General Medicine (Panjab University), PGIMER, Chandigarh: Lady Tata Senior Research Fellowship & ICMR Senior Research Fellow


1987-89: DM Medical Oncology Cancer Institute, Madras


1989 – 2013 – Professor of Medical Oncology at NIMS, Hyderabad


Certified Member of European Society for Medical Oncology


Certified Clinical Trial Investigator of the American Association of Clinical Research Professionals and the Indian Society for Clinical Research

    

1993: International Union against Cancer Fellowship in Bone Marrow Transplantation, Princess Margaret Hospital in Toronto, Canada


1998: International Union against Cancer Fellowship in Palliative Oncology, University of Birmingham, UK 


2005 - 2009: Honorary Senior Research Fellow in Clinical Pharmacology, Oxford, UK and Member of the INDOX Collaboration


2007 to 2010: Member of the International Advisory Committee of the American Society for Clinical Oncology


2011: Preceptorship of the International Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Foundation at the Oregon Health & Sciences University, Portland, USA


2017: Dr. BC Roy National Award & Sanatanadharma Pratibha Puraskaram


2013 to 2020: Established the Homi Bhabha Cancer Hospital for DAE at Vizag


2018: FRCP UK


2020: FACP (USA)


Authored 284 papers and 8 text book chapters


Teaching Experience: 32Years


Inspector and Examiner for DM and DNB Medical Oncology since 1996


Editorial Board: Indian Journal of Med & Paediatric Oncology, South Asian Journal of Oncology, Indian Journal of Cancer


National Coordinator: Training Module on Cancer Prevention & Screening, Non-Communicable Diseases Control Program, Government of India 2012


Founded: Medical Oncologists Forum (2008)


Elected Fellow of the Andhra Pradesh Academy of Sciences 2014


Interests: Cancer Education & Training, Drug development, Translational research, Clinical Trials in Cancer


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