|Year : 2018 | Volume
| Issue : 1 | Page : 79
In grateful memory
L Jaleshwar Singh
Department of Surgery, Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, Imphal, Manipur, India
|Date of Web Publication||18-Jun-2018|
Dr. L Jaleshwar Singh
Department of Surgery, Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, Lamphelpat, Imphal, Manipur - 795 004
Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None
|How to cite this article:|
Singh L J. In grateful memory. J Med Soc 2018;32:79
Fountainheads of knowledge and always a source of inspiration, they have left us for their heavenly abode leaving behind a rich harvest of memories to cherish, honor, and emulate. Professor C. Das and Professor R. Antony Suresh passed away on December 21, 2017 and March 8, 2018, respectively.
Professor C. Das (1931–2017)
Prof C. Das was the former Director of the Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), Imphal. He served as the Principal of the erstwhile Regional Medical College from 1989 to 1995. He went on to become the first Director of the institute when it was rechristened as RIMS on April 1, 1995.
Prof. C. Das also served as HOD of the Department of Otorhinolaryngology and subsequently as Principal of Silchar Medical College. He was a Dr. B. C. Roy awardee and member of MCI.
Prof C. Das was one of the pioneer ENT specialists of Northeast India. He was a great teacher, leader, and also fatherly figure to the students.
Prof. R. Antony Rupert Suresh (1943–2018)
Prof. R. Antony Rupert Suresh was a professor of Physiology at the Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, Imphal. He joined the institute as Assistant Professor in the Department of Physiology in 1973 and went on to serve the institute for almost 30 years until his retirement as professor in 2003. He also worked as a professor of physiology at Ramachandra Medical College, Chennai, and IMS, Bengaluru, between 2003 and 2013. Prof R. Suresh also authored the textbook “Essentials of Human Physiology” which was published in 2013.
Prof R. Suresh will be fondly remembered as a great teacher, author, and one of the founder figures of RIMS, Imphal.
This is our humble tribute paid to the loving memories of these stalwarts of our institute to whom we shall be forever grateful. May their souls rest in peace.
–In reverence and remembrance
The Editorial team of the Journal of Medical Society, RIMS, Imphal