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Dr KM Cherian institute to offer new diplomas
Bharat Sevak Samaj in association with Dr K M Cherian’s Frontier Lifeline Hospital and Frontier Mediville Science Park, for the first time is launching courses for diploma in autopsy and embalming technician and diploma in anatomy and pathology curator. Both these courses are two-year courses. The eligibility criteria are Class 12 pass or equivalent.
Bharat Sevak Samaj is a national development agency established in 1952 by the Planning Commission. Commenting on the occasion, Dr Cherian, Chairman and CEO-Frontier Lifeline Hospital, Founder – Frontier Mediville said, “It has always been my endeavour to pass on my experience and knowledge to the next generation for the betterment of the society. According to reports, we are seeing a shortage in medical and pathology technicians in the country. I hope these courses help in eliminating the gap to some extent”.
According to him, Frontier Mediville offers many unique para-medical undergraduate and graduate courses that are not available anywhere else in the country. These undergraduate programs in basic sciences, allied health sciences and nursing provide plenty of opportunities to students who want to follow the medical stream.
It also conducts a Diploma programme in stem cell and tissue engineering affiliated to the University of Madras. The Research wing is recognised by the University of Madras, The Pondicherry University and The Tamilnadu Dr MGR Medical University for conducting various research leading to PhD degrees in several disciplines like Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology and Toxicology. Currently, there are 20 students carrying out research at Frontier Mediville in the PhD program. There are well-equipped labs where students can obtain hands- on- training.