Membership & Positions in National and International Societies
Member Board of Advisors Humans in Space Programme Intech Open and InnovaSpace
Member of the Scientific Advisory Group on Devices and Diagnostics. Dept of Biotechnology Govt of India from Jan 2018
Member of the Technical Advisory Group, Grand Challenges India Dept of Biotechnology Govt of India from Jan 2018
Principal Expert Need assessment Committee of the IBSA Trust Fund, Hai Phong Medical University and WHO Western Pacific region for implementation of eLearning and telehealth programmes in the Northern Coastal region of Vietnam https://www.unsouthsouth.org/2017/08/24/indias-apollo-tele-health-network-provides-technical-assistance-to-viet-nam/
Member, International Advisory Committee http://www.innovaspace.org/board-of-advisors.html ISMC International Space Medicine Consortium http://www.spacemedicineconsortium.com/mission
Mentor iB Hubs http://ibhubs.co/13nov/ iB Hubs Official Announcement - 13 November 2016 http://udaipurkiran.com/ib-group-announces-its-pan-india-startup-hub-ib-hubs-to-provide-end-to-end-assistance-to-startups-in-presence-of-shri-amitabh-kant-ceo-niti-aayog-in-delhi/
Advisor, Tamilnadu Chapter, Telemedicine Society of India
Nominated member Medical Electronics Evaluation and Advisory Group (MEAG) of Industry Innovation Programme on Medical Electronics (IIPME) if the Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) under Dept of Biotechnology Govt of India.
Mentoring and Evaluation - Social Innovation Technical Advisory Group” (M&E STAG) Social Innovation Programme for Products Affordable & Relevant to Societal Health (SPARSH) under Dept of Biotechnology Govt of India.
1Member BRICS Working Group International Society for Telemedicine and eHealth
Member, Central Asia eHealth Network Study Group ( Ministry Of External Affairs, Govt of India )
Member, World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies Radiosurgery Committee 2013-2017
Member Working Group on M2M Health, Telecommunications Engineering Center Department. of Telecommunications, Govt of India.
Member, UAE eHealth Working Group- nominated by Telemedicine Society of India.
Life member GAPIO ( Global Association of Physicians of Indian Origin ) from 2012
Formerly Member Programme Advisory Committees in Health Sciences under Science & Engineering Research Board – a statutory body under the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India
Member, Arbitration Committee Neurological Society of India
Member Board of Directors The Foundation for Advanced Medical Education - Global Telementoring Network" http://www.medicalfoundation.org/board-of-directors/
Member Scientific Advisory Board, Mediworld
President, Indian Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery 2011 to 2013
President, Telemedicine Society of India 2011
President, Neurological Society of India 2006
Secretary, Neurological Society of India 1996 to 2002
Secretary General Asian Australasian Society of Neurological Surgery 1995 to 2003
Life Member, Global Association of Physicians of Indian Origin
Member, Advisory Board ACNS/AACNS/WFNS joint neurosurgical educational programme 2004
Faculty Member, C.M.E. Programme Neurological Society of India 1985, 1986, 1992, 1995, 1998, 2001, 2005, 2008 2010, 2012
Member National Advisory Committee 3rd Indo Japanese Neurosurgery Conference Mumbai March 20-23 2003
Member Advisory Committee International Conference on Medical informatics 2002Hyderabad
Member Cyberknife Society - first Neurosurgeon from South Asia 200
Member, Executive Committee, Neurological Society of India. 1990-92
Formerly Trustee, World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (India) Trust.
Member, Society of Telemedicine and e Health in Nigeria
Secretary, Madras Science Association from September 1975 to 1978
Member, Executive Committee, Madras Science Association from 1969 to 1975
Fellow, International College of Angiology
Life Member, Indian Medical Association
Founder Member - Society for Medical Learning and Resources Transfer, Chennai 1983