IRIA - Pondicherry Subchapter

Tamiladu & Pondicherry Chapter of Indian Radiological and Imaging Association

Promoting the study and practice of Diagnostic Radiological Imaging Modalities in the states of Tamilnadu and Pondicherry

  • President

    Dr. A. Ramesh

  • Secretary

    Dr. G Ramkumar

  • Treasurer

    Dr. Joe Vimal Raj


The third monthly meeting of Tamilnadu-Pondicherry Chapter (IRIA) and second monthly meeting of Pondicherry subchapter of IRIA was hosted by the Department of RadioDiagnosis JIPMER Pondicherry on 30th April 2017.

The subchapter president and Secretary Dr K Nagarajan Addi.Professor & HOD, JIPMER & Dr Nadaradjan Consultant Radiologist, Cuddalore GH organized the meeting with a CME on 'Cardiovascular & Thoracic Radiology'. Nearly 80 participants (radiologists and residents) attended the meeting and the CME.

The CME started with invocation and inauguration. Dr K Nagarajan welcomed the gathering and Dr Nadaradjan briefed the subchapter activities. Dr D Ramesh Secretary TNPY IRIA and Dr K.Rajan President TN-PY IRIA felicitated the meeting.

The CME speakers and their topics were Dr Rajesh Kannan Associate Professor, Amrita Inst. of Med Sciences, Kochi (Cardiac MRI - The Basics), Dr Aparna Professor of Radiology CMC Vellore (Interstitial Lung Diseases), Dr Udhayakumar Assistant Professor of Radio-Diagnosis, MGMCRI (Thoracic Interventions - MGMCRI experience) and Dr NK Shyamkumar Professor of Radiology CMC Vellore (Thoracic Interventions - Case-based discussion).

The sessions were chaired by Dr K.Rajan, Dr K.V.Rajasekar, Dr Kanagasabai, Dr Nadaradjan, Dr D Ramesh, Dr A.Ramesh (JIPMER), Dr Nagarajan and Dr Venkatesh. Dr Bhawna SRMC and Dr KV Rajasekar were the judges for the paper presentations. Ten papers were presented given the certificates - 2 each from JIPMER, CMC Vellore, MMC, SVMCH and 1 each from Stanley and MGMCRI. Three presentations awarded prize cheques with the certificates.