Vice ChairmanMBBS, MPH (The Johns Hopkins University, USA) Director, MGM Healthcare, Chennai.
Dr. Prashanth Rajagopalan is a young and dynamic medical professional endowed with proficient training at Sri Ramachandra Medical College, Chennai. Dr. Prashanth Rajagopalan has been evincing keen interest in health care administration and has been exemplified by his credentials. He completed Master of Public Health (MPH) in Health Care Leadership and Management from The Johns Hopkins University, USA in the year 2015. Prior to that he had been an observer at the Cleveland Clinic, USA, having equipped himself with working knowledge obtained at Louis Stokes, Cleveland VA Medical Centre, USA. Dr. Prashanth is a researcher too having presented his research work at the International Nephrology conferences at Seoul, South Korea and Vancouver, USA in 2011.
Dr. Prashanth firmly believes that Health Care professionals should also strive to becoming leaders in Health Care administration. He further opines that the health care leaders have to objectively discuss the challenges that crop up on a day today basis and top it up with innovative, but meaningfull solutions that enhance all of the avenues in health care including academics, patient care, research and administration. Dr. Prashanth is the youngest fellow from the Harvard Macy Institute. Dr. Prashanth firmly believes that the student community is a great force to reckon with and this is manifest in his being the Student President of the MedHope Foundation, a student run organisation to support underprivileged children undergoing treatment at the Peadiatric Oncology division at the Sri Ramachandra Hospital, Chennai.
A votary of digital solutions, Dr. Prashanth embarks upon several digital systems including those that manage hospital information and learning management. He firmly believes that digital technology would open up newer vistas in the health care sector and this is evident from the activities that he is presently involved in his capacity as the Director of MGM Health Care, Chennai, which is a state – of – the – art Specialty hospital in Chennai and Vice-Chairman of Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth Trust which manages a deemed university in the name and style Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth (Deemed University) accredited by NAAC with A ++ Grade which has been successively ranked by National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) to be one among the top 100 Universities in our country. Mahatma Gandhi Medical College & Research Institute, the flagship institute of Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth, figures among the top 25 medical colleges in our country and the top 10 private medical colleges, facilitated by the unstinting and dedicated leadership shown by Dr. Prashanth Rajagopalan which in combination with his exceptional organisational skills have put Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth in a top pedestal.
A Chip off Old Block, Dr. Prashanth Rajagopalan emulates his illustrious father Shri. M.K. Rajagopalan, the Founding Chairman and present Chancellor of Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth.