Dr. A.K. Asthana
M.B.B.S, M.S. (Allahabad) Principal, Medical College & Dean- Faculty of Medicine
Subharti Medical College is steadily progressing towards excellence in Medical Education
under the able leadership of the Principal, Dr. A.K. Asthana. He is a postgraduate
from M.L.N. Medical College, Allahabad, and has been a member of the teaching faculty
in the department of Anatomy for 20 years till 1996, during which time, he had been
one of the most popular teachers amongst his students. Many of his students are
at key-positions in India and abroad.
As professor, he took voluntary retirement from M.L.N. Medical College, Allahabad
in 1996 and joined the faculty of Medicine and later as Chairman of Dept. of Anatomy
at the University of PNG, Australia. During his tenure, he earned the admiration
of one and all, and was rewarded as "the best postgraduate teacher "for several
years.He was one key member in the medical curriculum committee for designing the
problem based learning curriculum for the medical school of the University and a
researcher. He has been an examiner in various national and international universities
and has guided many postgraduates and PhD thesis. He has published several research
papers in reputed national and international journals and has authored books of
Radiological Anatomy and Neuro-anatomy.
He visited several premier Universities of Australia and U.S.A. pursuing his sabbatical
research. He is firm believer in the goodness of humanity and the greatness of Divinity.
He has the vision, determination and grit to make Subharti Medical College, one
of the finest in the Nation.