Dr. Arumugam Muruganathan Joins the Board of Directors of Resolve To Save Lives India

May 23, 2024 (NEW DELHI, INDIA)—Today, Resolve to Save Lives Services Pvt Limited (RTSL India) announced the appointment of Dr. Arumugam Muruganathan, to the RTSL India Board of Directors.  

“We are honored to have Dr. Arumugam Muruganathan join the RTSL India Board of Directors,” said Dr. Tom Frieden, President and CEO of Resolve to Save Lives. “Dr. Muruganathan’s leadership and experience in hypertension management and public health will be helpful for our mission to support the Government of India’s efforts to save lives and improve cardiovascular health.” 

Dr. A. Muruganathan is a physician recognized worldwide for his achievements in healthcare, with a focus on hypertension management, preventive cardiology, and public health. Throughout his career, Dr. Muruganathan has been honored with numerous awards, such as the Dr. B.C. Roy National Award, Tamil Semmal Award, and the World Hypertension League Excellence Award in Population Hypertension Prevention and Control. Dr. A. Muruganathan has held several positions, including President of the Association of Physicians of India (2013-2014) and President of the Indian Medical Association Tamil Nadu (2002-2003). He served as Governor of the American College of Physicians India Chapter (2017-2021) and Vice President of the Indian Red Cross Society, Tamil Nadu. His leadership roles in medical societies such as the Hypertension Society of India and the American College of Physicians India Chapter have earned him recognition both nationally and internationally. Dr. Muruganathan is a prominent figure in the Indian Medical Association (IMA), where he serves as the Chairman of the Hypertension Standing Committee. 

“We are delighted about Dr. Muruganathan joining the board and bringing his wealth of experience, expertise, dedication, and insights to guide RTSL India in its mission to save lives from cardiovascular diseases,” said Dr. Amit Shah, Executive Director, RTSL India. 

To learn more about Resolve to Save Lives India and its Board of Directors, please visit: https://resolvetosavelives.org/about/team. 

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Resolve to Save Lives is a not-for-profit organization partnering with countries, communities and organizations to prevent 100 million deaths from cardiovascular disease and make the world safer from epidemics. To find out more, visit: resolvetosavelives.org or Twitter @ResolveTSL.