Interactive program with:
Pioneer Heart Transplant Surgeon Dr. Kumud Dhital
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The Public Relations Committee of Nepalese Association in Southeast America (NASeA) Extends a cordial invitation to the interactive program with: Pioneer Heart Transplant Surgeon Dr. Kumud Dhital
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Time: 8:00 PM EST
Conference Call Phone No. (605) 562-0020; ID: 122-152-689
Theme: Pioneering DCD Heart Transplantation
Dr. Kumud Dhital is one of the pioneers of world’s first “dead heart” transplant for the first time. He was born in Italy but his parents came from Nepal. He has earned a great deal of fame and respect for his work around the world. He is especially admired by Nepalese people for his extraordinary achievement. He has kindly agreed to share his success story via conference call with us during his brief sojourn in the US.
Please attend the conference call and please share this wonderful opportunity with those who may wish to hear from him. Currently, he is working as a Consultant Cardiothoracic & Transplant Surgeon at St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney, Australia. His academic qualification include BSc (1st Class Hons), BM. BCh (Oxon), FRCS (Eng.), FRCS-CTh (UK), PhD, FRACS. He has worked in the US, UK and now is working in Australia.
His additional responsibilities include Conjoint Associate Professor in Surgery- UNSW, Director of Sydney Heart Valve Bank. He serves in many important committees; Vice Chair Human Research Ethics Committee – St Vincent’s Hospital, Member Lung Advisory Committee (Transplantation Society of Australia & New Zealand) Member in NSW Transplant Advisory Committee, Member in Deceased Donor Organ Procurement Service (NSW) and member in International Society of Heart & Lung Transplantation. He previously worked at Papworth Hospital NHS Trust, Cambridge, UK from 2006 –2009 and as a consultant Cardiothoracic and Transplant Surgeon, Director of Lung Transplantation.
He also worked as a Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Assistant Professor of Surgery, UPMC (University of Pittsburgh Medical Centre from 2003 to 2005), Director of Cardio-Pulmonary transplantation and Mechanical Assistance, Chief of Sub-Intensive Care (Step-Down Unit), IsMeTT -Mediterranean Institute for Transplantation and Advancedb Therapies, Palermo, Sicily, Italy (Affiliated to UPMC, Pittsburgh, USA). He has been invited to numerous international scientific meetings and symposia as a keynote speaker and has extensively published in many scientific journals.
Please do not miss out this important interactive session with Professor Dr. Dhital. Following his talk, he will take questions.
Nar Kaji Gurung, Ph.D., PAS, Dipl. ACAN
Associate Professor of Animal Sciences at Tuskegee University, Alabama and
Chair, Public Relations Committee, NASeA