Tuesday, December 23, 2008
Who is Prof PV Ramamurti?
Dr PV Ramamurti is Professor Emeritus and the Founder Director (Honorary) of the Center for Research for Ageing, Dept of Psychology, SV University. He served as the co-ordinator of UGC, DSA Program,and Dean of the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, an UGC Emeritus fellow and former President of Association of Gerontology (India). He was a Fullbright Fellow (1983), visiting scholar at the Max Planck Institute Berlin, and at the Institute of Ageing Liverpool UK (1989),and an invitee to the Sandoz Lecture, Basle, (1992). He is associated as consultant with several international organizations such as the United Nations(Agenda for Ageing research), UNFPA, Guest Faculty at the UN International Institute at Malta (since 1998). He is a recipient of Life Time Achievement award of AGI, Swamy Pranavananda Award in Psychology (Research Contribution), Basu Medal (API), Distinguished Gerontologist (Age Care). His biographical citation appears in American Psychological Association Publication "World History of Gerontology in Biography". He has to his credit twelve major research projects (two international), twelve PhDs, eight books and 162 Research Articles.