Dr. K.M. Venkat Narayan has been elected as a Foreign Fellow to the Indian National Science Academy (INSA). Modeled after the Royal Society, and established in 1935, INSA is an independent body supported by the parliament and the government. They elect about 35 Indian members and five foreign members each year. Dr. Narayan is executive director for the Emory Global Diabetes Research Center (EGDRC) of the Woodruff Health Sciences Center at Emory University. He is Ruth and O.C. Hubert Professor of Global Health and Epidemiology at Rollins School of Public Health and a professor of medicine and endocrinology at Emory University School of Medicine. A leading international diabetes expert and a member of the National Academy of Medicine, he serves on the Committee of the Health and Medicine Division of the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine. Narayan is noted for substantial, multidisciplinary work in diabetes and noncommunicable diseases (NCD) epidemiology, pathophysiology, translation research, and public health.
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