Manipal: The Manipal College of Health Profession (MCHP) is one of the prominent institutes under the umbrella of the Manipal Academy of Higher Education an “Institute of Eminence” by the Ministry of Education, Govt. of India. The MCHP is the first and largest institute in India exclusively dedicated to catering for education in the allied health field having students from more than 20 countries and offering over 70 programs including undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD programs.
Lt Gen Dr M D Venkatesh Vice Chancellor, MAHE was the chief guest for the 23rd Annual and Awards Day of the institution celebrated on Dec 16, 2022. He highlighted the Emerging Career Pathways & Scope of Allied Healthcare Professions in India and Abroad and felicitated the gold medal awardees.
Dr Anil Bhat Associate Dean, Kasturba Medical College Manipal mentioned that the institute trains high-calibre allied health professionals with a view to prevent, diagnose and treat a range of conditions and illnesses working within a multidisciplinary health team and to provide the best patient outcomes.
Dr G Arun Maiya Dean, Manipal College of Health Professions deliver the welcome address and presented the annual report of the institution and highlighted that the courses offered at MCHP are specifically designed to prepare undergraduates and Postgraduate students for rewarding careers in the globally growing healthcare industry.
Two of the reputed alumni of the institution Dr Chitra LK Balasubramanian Associate Professor at the DPT Program and Director of Hicks Hall Research at the Brooks College of Health, USA and Dr Jini K. Gopinath, reputed Clinical psychologist, Mind Matters Clinic & Training Centre, Bangalore, and Online Counselling & Emotional Wellness Co. Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore were felicitated with distinguished alumni award.
Dr Venkataraj Aithal, Dr B Reshmi, Associate Dean, MCHP and Dr Shovan Saha Chair Alumni Relation were present during the celebration. Dr Usha Devdas delivered the vote of thanks.