Dr.T.V.Padmanabhan, Professor and Head, Dept. of
Prosthodontics, Sri Ramachandra University (SRU), Chennai is the new President
of the Asian Prosthodontic Academy
and the first Indian to hold this prestigious post.
Dr.T.V.Padmanabhan took over this mantle in the 7th Biennial
conference of the Asian Academy of Prosthodontics (AAP) held in Shanghai, China
recently, a SRU release said today.
Dr. Padmanabhan is the immediate Past President of the
Indian Prosthodontic Society and is a reputed clinician, teacher and
researcher. He has conducted lectures and courses on various topics with
particular focus on Implantology and has significantly contributed to improving
the quality of dental care in India.
He is the executive councilor and regional representative of the Asian Academy
In 2012, the 8th congress of the AAP will be held at Chennai
in conjunction with the 40th Indian Prosthodontic society annual conference,
the release said.