Anoop Misra, MD
Dr Misra is Chairman, Fortis-CDOC Center of Excellence for Diabetes, Metabolic Diseases, and Endocrinology, New Delhi, and Director, National Diabetes, Obesity and Cholesterol Foundation, and Diabetes Foundation (India). Prof. Misra has extensive academic experiences in Universities overseas. As WHO Fellow, he has worked in Royal Free Hospital in London, UK and at Department of Medicine and Endocrinology at Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Texas, USA. Later he served as faculty in the same department and institution in USA. In India, Dr Misra has been participant of top Advisory Committees relating to Diabetes, Cardiovascular diseases, and Nutrition in India. Prof. Misra has more than 30 years of experience in teaching, service, research, and community health intervention programs and has published more than 300 scientific papers/chapters in the National and International journals and books. In addition, he is Editor of “Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews” (Elsevier), and Associate Editor of “Journal of Diabetes” (USA), and European Journal of Clinical Nutrition (UK). Dr Misra has received numerous awards and orations. He has been awarded highest award for medicine in India Dr BC Roy award (2006) and India’s prestigious National Honor, Padma Shree (2007). He has received “Outstanding Investigator Award” from World India Diabetes Foundation in 2013. His current interest include research on nutrition, metabolism and diabetes in relation to liver fat, pancreatic fat, lean skeletal muscle mass and vitamin D. He is author of book “Diabetes with Delight” (Bloomsbury).