Dr Kang elected to National Academy of Medicine

Dr Kang, one among the 100 new members, is the only scientist from Asia to be invited by the current members to join this year’s class.
Dr Gagandeep Kang
Dr Gagandeep KangReuters

VELLORE: The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) has selected Dr Gagandeep Kang, professor and microbiologist at the Christian Medical College, Vellore, as a member of its Class of 2022.

Dr Kang, one among the 100 new members, is the only scientist from Asia to be invited by the current members to join this year’s class. The US-based NAM is one of the three academies that make up the National Academy of Sciences, a non-profit society of distinguished scholars established by an Act of Congress signed by President Abraham Lincoln in 1863.Dr Kang was elected as member “for her outstanding contributions to understanding and improving child health through her research in enteric infectious diseases and vaccinology over decades benefitting children in India and low and middle-income countries,” NAM said.

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