Indian school alumnus honoured for efforts in cardiovascular medicine

September 10, 2019

Dr Betty Raman, an alumnus of Indian School Ghubra, was recently recognised for her outstanding scientific contribution to the field of cardiovascular medicine.

She was also awarded the Young Investigator Award at the world’s largest cardiology conference, the European Society of Cardiology Congress and World Congress of Cardiology, this year.

Dr Betty, daughter of Dr K P Raman, a renowned cardiologist and managing director of Al Hayat International Hospital in Oman, completed her medical training in Australia and subsequently undertook specialisation in Internal Medicine and Cardiology in Adelaide, South Australia.

She then moved to the UK to complete a fellowship and DPhil in cardiovascular medicine at the John Radcliffe Hospital, University of Oxford.

Her research in Cardiac MRI has led to many discoveries in the diagnosis and management of a common inherited heart disease called Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, which is also the number one killer/cause of sudden cardiac death in young adults and athletes.

Her on-going devotion to research in medicine has resulted in a number of highly cited publications in many reputed journals. Dr Betty is also the proud recipient of several prestigious national and international academic awards, grants and fellowships.

She was also awarded the Young Investigator Award at the world’s largest cardiology conference, the European Society of Cardiology Congress and World Congress of Cardiology, this year.

Dr Betty, daughter of Dr K P Raman, a renowned cardiologist and managing director of Al Hayat International Hospital in Oman, completed her medical training in Australia and subsequently undertook specialisation in Internal Medicine and Cardiology in Adelaide, South Australia.

She then moved to the UK to complete a fellowship and DPhil in cardiovascular medicine at the John Radcliffe Hospital, University of Oxford.

Her research in Cardiac MRI has led to many discoveries in the diagnosis and management of a common inherited heart disease called Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, which is also the number one killer/cause of sudden cardiac death in young adults and athletes.

Her on-going devotion to research in medicine has resulted in a number of highly cited publications in many reputed journals. Dr Betty is also the proud recipient of several prestigious national and international academic awards, grants and fellowships.