Pravasi Bharatiya Samman award for Dr. Jonnalagadda
Dr. Sudhakar Jonnalagadda, president of the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI), received the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman award last month from the Indian President Ram Nath Kovind during the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas celebrations. This award is the highest honor conferred on non-resident Indians, persons of Indian origin, or an organization or institution established and run by NRIs or PIOs in recognition of their outstanding achievements both in India and abroad. Dr. Jonnalagadda has been recognized by India for being at the forefront in fighting Covid. A board-certified gastroenterologist/transplant hepatologist working in Douglas, Georgia, he is a former assistant professor at the Medical College of Georgia. He was the president of Coffee Regional Medical Staff and has served as the director of Medical Association of Georgia Board from 2016 onwards.
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