Renowned Urologist appointed as Vice Chancellor of Baba Farid University of Health Sciences
Kanwar Inder Singh/ royalpatiala.in News/ June 6,2023
The Governor of Punjab and the Chancellor of Universities in the State, Banwari Lal Purohit has appointed Prof. (Dr.) Rajeev Sood as the Vice Chancellor of Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot.
Dr. Sood has been appointed for a period of three years, with effect from the date of his assumption of office.
Dr. Sood has extensive experience spanning 40 years in Medical Practice and has a rich administrative experience in various capacities. His teaching experience includes 26 years Post MCh and 12 years as Professor. He has been the Dean PGIMER, Delhi for five and a half years and the Founder Dean of ABVIMS for over a year. He has been attached to Parliament as Uro Consultant for 10 years and has been for 5 years the Uro Consultant to the President of India.
Renowned Urologist appointed as Vice Chancellor of Baba Farid University of Health Sciences. He has over 50 research projects to his credit and has supervised 1000 thesis and projects. He successfully conducted over 500 workshops/training modules and has published several national/international research papers. Dr. Rajeev Sood graduated from Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi and cleared MS (General Surgery) from Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital & PGMIER-Delhi and subsequently did MCh(Urology) from AIIMS, New Delhi.
According to sources a committee led by Chief Secretary Vijay Kumar Janjua had shortlisted five medical professionals for the VC’s post. This panel of five doctors was sent to the Punjab Governor and today, the Governor cleared the name of Delhi based Dr Rajeev Sood of the post of Vice Chancellor, Baba Farid University of Health Sciences.