Prof. Mahesh Verma is new VC of IP University
New Delhi: Renowned Prosthodontist, Professor Mahesh Verma took over as Vice Chancellor of the Guru Gobind Indraprastha University here. He was previously the Director of the Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences in Delhi.
Verma is known for turning the dental sciences institute into a centre for excellence through his able guidance and administration. He has spent his efforts to sensitise the government and society at large at a time when people were not aware of the role of dentistry in healthcare.
The professor has received many coveted awards like the Padma Shree and the BC Roy Award for his outstanding contributions in the field of medicine. A fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons and Physicians in Glasgow, the Royal College of Surgeons in England and Edinburgh, and the International College of Oral Implantologists, Verma's academic contributions have also been globally recognised.
Verma is also an honorary member of the American Dental Association.