Vasanthi Ramesh {IN} India

Vasanthi Ramesh

Dr. Vasanthi Ramesh, the best outgoing student of Stanley Medical College, Chennai having bagged a dozen gold medals and prizes, a Surgeon in the Central Health Service is presently donning the seat of Director, National Organ & Tissue Transplant Organization(NOTTO).
 
She is a recipient of the “Women in Transplant - Unsung Hero Award 2020” of The Transplantation  Society received on 13th September 2020
 
In her capacity as Director NOTTO, she has taken painstaking efforts to collect the organ donation & transplantation data from across India and submitted after compiling to the Global Observatory on Donation & Transplantation for the last seven years from 2013 to 2019.
 
This has put India on the Global Map with the third position among all the countries in terms of the absolute number of transplants.