Dr. S. Gurumadhva Rao
Dr. S Gurumadhva Rao, presently the President of RAK Medical & Health Sciences University (RAKMHSU), since September 2017. Completed MBBS from Mysore Medical College in Karnataka, India (1970-1976).
Completed MD (Doctorate) in Pharmacology from Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, Karnataka, India (1977-1980).Visited USA on an ECFMG Fellowship twice (1989-90 & 1997-98) and other countries like West Indies, Jordan, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Kenya, South Africa, etc., for the academic collaborations.
Professor of Pharmacology and Associate Dean, Kasturba Medical College Manipal University, 17 years (1977-1994).In-Charge of International Twinning Program with the University of West Indies and Malaysia for 5 years (1994-1999).Served as the Registrar of the Manipal University for 6 years (1999-2005).Awarded FRCP (Glasg) by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (14th December 2015).Served as a Vice Chancellor, RAK Medical & Health Sciences University, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE, since 2005 to September 2017. During this period, established RAKMHSU from the scratch under the guidance of H.H. Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah & Supreme Council Member, and Chancellor of the University. President of RAKMHSU from September 2017 to date.Published around 40 Research articles in the Peer Reviewed Journals.