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AAPI at Luncheon Hosted by Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of State John Kerry on Capitol Hill Honoring Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Indian-Americans constitute less than one percent of the country’s population, but account for nine percent of the American physicians. As Forbes magazine aptly summed up, every seventh doctor practicing in the United States is of Indian Heritage. The percentage of Indian American Doctors maybe even more in the underserved areas, as they provide healthcare to over 40 million Americans across the nation.“I was very pleased to that the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI), ...
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AAPI's 8th Annual GHS Summit to Feature Specialized Medical Workshops
AAPI’s 8th Annual Global Healthcare Summit (GHS) 2015 To Be Held In Mumbai AAPI’s Global Healthcare Summit Will Feature Specialized Medical Workshops
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AAPI’s Dr. Rajaram Bala Endowment Award Established The Best Research To Be Awarded During AAPI Convention From June 25-29, 2014 in San Antonio, TX
 (San Antonio, TX: June 23rd, 2014) The high quality of medical care humanity enjoys today is the result of centuries of research by physicians, scientists, andther medical professionals investigating the causes of and potential treatments for diseases. Insights provided by medical research today promise to lessen the impact of today’s greatest health problems, including diabetes, cancer, and heart disease. When you support and encourage medical research, you are helping medical researchers bui...
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CMEs, Fashion Show, Awards, Gala At AAPI’s 32nd Annual Convention in San Antonio, Texas
(San Antonio, TX: June 27th, 2014) Empowering women, cutting edge CMEs that offered insights into several healthcare and medical issues, focus on ways to actively participate in the nation’s legislative process, on ways to prevent diseases, while working with the government of India and voluntary agencies to effectively train physicians in India, fashion show, cultural programs, healthy living, honoring those who worked hard to make the convention a grand success, and networking and renewing of...
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 AAPI Convention 2014 Inaugurated in San Antonio, TX - Town Hall Meeting on AAPI-India Engagement Reviews Accomplishments With Focus On “Enhancing Engagement Via Collaboration
(San Antonio, TX: June 26th, 2014) The 32nd annual convention of American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) was solemnly inaugurated with the lighting of the traditional Indian lamp by Dr. Jayshreeben Mehta, President of Indian Medical Council (IMC), Parvathaneni Harish, Consul General of India in Houston, Dr. Jayesh Shah, President of AAPI, Dr. Ravi Jahagirdar, President-Elect of AAPI, Dr. Shashi Shah, Chairman, Board of Trustees of AAPI, Dr. Vijay Koli, Chairman of the Conventi...
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Historic 32nd AAPI Convention Concludes in San Antonio, TX Dr. Jayesh Shah Administers Oath of Office to Dr. Ravi Jahagirdar as President of AAPI
(San Antonio, TX: June 29, 2014) The historic 32nd annual convention of American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) attended by nearly 2,000 delegates from across the nation concluded here at the Grand Hyatt Henry Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, TX with the outgoing preside of AAPI Dr. Jayesh Shah administering the oath of office to Dr. Ravi Jahagirdar, the new president of AAPI during the Presidential Gala on Saturday, June 29th, 2014.
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 “Want to Enhance Further the Good Work Carried Out by Great AAPI Leaders” Dr. Ravi Jahagirdar, AAPI’s New President Declares During AAPI Convention in San Antonio, TX
(San Antonio, TX: June 28th, 2014) A member of AAPI for 15 years, Dr. Ravi Jahagirdar, the new president, who assumed office as the president of American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) for the next one year, during the historic convention in San Antonio, TX on Saturday night, June 28th, believes that he can “only enhance further the good work I have seen carried out by a legion of great AAPI Officers and Members.”
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AAPI organizes 3rd Annual Free Community Health Fair in San Antonio TX
Continuing with the tradition of offering free medical services to the local population, where the annual Convention is being held every year, American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) organized its annual Community Health Fair in San Antonio, TX on Sunday, June 29th, 2014, even as the 32nd annual convention, attended by nearly 2,000 delegates from across the nation concluded here.
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AAPI Makes Childhood Obesity Awareness A Top Priority
(San Antonio, TX: July 21st, 2014) Childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in the past 30 years. According to Center for Disease Control Prevention, the percentage of children aged 6–11 years in the United States who were obese increased from 7% in 1980 to nearly 18% in 2012, while among adolescents aged 12–19 years, the obesity rate increased from 5% to nearly 21% over the same period. In 2012, more than one third of children and adolescents were over...
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COPD Is 3rd Leading Cause Of Death In US, Costing $49.9 Billion in 2010: Dr. Joseph Chalil Tells Delegates During AAPI’s 32nd Convention in San Antonio, TX
 (San Antonio, TX: July 21st, 2014) “COPD is the third-leading cause of death in the U.S., with an estimated 15 million diagnosed patients and many more undiagnosed,” Dr. Joseph Chalil, Associate Director, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals told his colleagues during the 32ndannual convention of American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI). “One-fifth of hospitalized COPD patients are readmitted within 30 days. Many simultaneously present with heart disease, pneumonia, diabete...
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