Anoop Misra MDChairman, Fortis-CDOC Center of Excellence for Diabetes, Metabolic Diseases, and Endocrinology, New Delhi; Director, National Diabetes, Obesity and Cholesterol Foundation; Director, Diabetes Foundation, India
Dr. Misra is Chairman, Fortis-CDOC Center of Excellence for Diabetes, Metabolic Diseases, and Endocrinology, New Delhi, and Director, National Diabetes, Obesity and Cholesterol Foundation, and Diabetes Foundation (India). Prof. Misra has extensive academic experiences in Universities overseas. After doing undergraduate and postgraduation from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, he has worked in Royal Free Hospital in London, UK and at Department of Medicine and Endocrinology at Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Texas, USA as WHO Fellow. Later he served as faculty in the same department and institution in USA. In India, Dr. Misra has been participant of top Advisory Committees relating to Diabetes, Cardiovascular diseases, and Nutrition in India. Prof. Misra has more than 30 years of experience in teaching, service, research, and community health intervention programs and has published more than 300 scientific papers/chapters in the National and International journals and books. In 2020, an analysis of Stanford University, he is among top 2% of scientists in diabetes research from India to be ranked globally.
He is Editor-in-Chief of Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews (Elsevier), Clinical Keys (Elsevier), and Associate Editor of Journal of Diabetes (USA), and European Journal of Clinical Nutrition (UK). Dr. Misra has received numerous awards and 26 named orations. He has been awarded highest award for medicine in India Dr BC Roy award (2006) and India’s prestigious National Honor, Padma Shree (2007). He has received “Outstanding Investigator Award” from World India Diabetes Foundation in 2013. His current interest include research on nutrition, metabolism, and diabetes in relation to liver fat, pancreatic fat, lean skeletal muscle mass and vitamin D. He is author of bestselling books Diabetes with Delight and Diabetes ke Saath Khushaal Jeevan (Bloomsbury).