B RAMAMURTHI ORATION
On the sidelines of the WFNS Foundation Course being held at Chennai, a Pictorial Book celebrating the Centenary of the pioneer Neurosurgeon of India Prof B Ramamurthi was released virtually by the Hon Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu Shri M K Stalin, at a function on 15th October 2023.
Releasing the Book on “Celebrating B Ramamurthi, the Chief Minister said……”
The book has been conceptualized and published by Dr K Sridhar, Neurosurgeon and nephew of Dr B Ramamurthi. Showcasing the book Dr Sridhar said “The book is a work of “guru dakshina” to the person who was not only a teacher and mentor but also a person who shaped my life and thinking in many ways”.
The book contains photos depicting the life and times of Dr Ramamurthi and also shows the development of neurosciences in Tamil Nadu. It has messages from many personalities, from India and abroad, who have interacted with Prof Ramamurthi over the years and whose lives he has touched.
An Oration named after Prof Ramamurthi was delivered by Prof Anil Nanda, Prof of Neurosurgery, Rutgers University, USA. Several neurosurgical dignitaries from India and abroad attended the meeting held over 2 days.
The meeting organized by Dr K Sridhar, Director and Group Mentor, Neurosciences, Kauvery Hospital, Radial Road, Chennai and hosted by the Kauvery Institute of Brain and Spine, was attended by over 250 neurosurgeons from all over India with international faculty as well.