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Carl Britto

India, 2015

Carl Britto
  • University: St. John's National Academy of Health Sciences, India

  • Current/Recent Course: MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery)

With the intention of reducing the Under-5 mortality in India Carl will be reading for the D.Phil in Primary health care. His extensive clinical research in Paediatrics has included programmes funded by the NIH,USA and ICMR,India. He has won Researcher Awards, been appreciated in national super-specialty conferences and published in International Peer reviewed journals. He has worked extensively in medical outreach activities across rural India including the 2014 floods in Kashmir. Apart from his academic laurels he is also a national sprinter and triple jumper who has represented his state at 5 national athletic meets winning three national bronze medals, three state gold and fourteen university athletic medals including setting a state record and two university records. He also captained his college hockey team and has mentored younger research aspirants.