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Director of Academic Collaboration

DR. A.L. KAKRANI, MD Professor of Clinical Eminence in Medicine and Director, Academic Collaborations, Dr DY Patil medical College Pimpri, Pune 411018

  • Past Professor and Head, Department of Medicine, BJ Govt Medical College & Sassoon General Hospital, Pune and Dr DY. Patil Medical College, Pune.
  • Served as Dean, Faculty of medicine from 2009 to 2018 for Dr D Y Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune.


  • M.B.B.S & M.D. (Internal Medicine) from Devi Ahilya Vishwa Vidyalaya, Indore.


  • Reviewer & Member, International Advisory Board for 5 consecutive editions of Davidson’s Principles and Practice of Medicine, Elsevier Publication, UK (2006, 2010, 2014 & 2018, 2022)
  • Reviewer & Member, International Advisory Board of 24th & 25th edition of Hutchison’s Clinical Methods (2018 & 2022 editions) Elsevier, UK
  • Contributed a chapter in Davidson’s Clinical Case Book (1st& 2ndEdition), Elsevier, UK & API Textbook of Medicine (8th Edition)
  • Awarded Fogarty grants for training in Principles of Clinical Epidemiology & for AIDS Intensive Training & Research Program from Fogarty grants of NIH, USA, attended the course at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA in June/July 2006.
  • Life Member, Association of Physicians of India & Vice President, API, Pune Branch
  • Awarded Fellowship of Indian College of Physicians (FICP) in 2004
  • Life Member, Indian Society of Gastroenterology & President, Pune Society of Gastroenterology, Pune
  • Member, IDSA (USA) & CIDS
  • Member, National Advisory Board, Journal of Association of Physicians of India (1999-2009), Member,
  • Worked as member, National Technical Resource Group (TRG) on Anti-Retroviral Therapy in HIV &AIDS, NACO, Government of India
  • Worked as Faculty for National Vector Borne Diseases Directorate, Govt of India.
  • Member, Maharashtra State Covid Death Audit Committee
  • Presently Principal Investigator/Coinvestigator for many NIH (USA) funded clinical studies
  • Medical teacher for more than 45 years,
  • More than 100 publications in National & International journals
Dr. A. L. Kakrani
Dr. A. L. Kakrani
Director of Academic Collaboration