Aligarh, November 27:
Prof Asif Hasan, the Director of Centre of Cardiology, J N Medical College (JNMC), Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), has been awarded the fellowship medal and certificate from the Cardiological Society of India (CSI), the highest national body of cardiology in India in a special ceremony held in Mumbai. He has received the award for his outstanding work and publications in the past ten years.
Prof Hasan, who has immensely contributed to the field of cardiology, is working to upgrade the Centre of Cardiology at JNMC to an Advanced Cardiac Centre with state-of-art facilities on lines of AIIMS, New Delhi and PGIMER Chandigarh.
His efforts led to the establishment of cath lab services at JNMC dealing with a variety of interventions including the coronary angiography and angioplasty. Prof Hasan has organised cath lab workshops and extension lectures and he is also working to introduce the DM Cardiology course in JNMC.
Prof Hasan has over 92 publications in journals of international and national repute and has presented papers at various places in India and abroad. A member of many cardiology forums, he has supervised 34 thesis of MD students. He has been conferred with prestigious fellowships in Medicine and Cardiology such as FICP, FACC and FESC.
Prof Hasan has also worked a cardiology consultant in the Max Saket Hospital, New Delhi. He did MBBS and MD Medicine from JNMC and DM Cardiology from PGIMER, Chandigarh.