Dr. Onaly Kapasi Receives The Most Distinguished Service Award From AAPI
Onaly Kapasi, M.D., FAAOS, FAANOS (Hon)
Medical Director, Arthroscopy & Sports Medicine Center- Boston
Oni, as he is fondly known, has demonstrated focused consistency and dedication in everything he tackles.
He has excelled in graduate and post graduate medical education at Poona, Bombay, Nairobi, Harvard and Tufts Universities.
He is a recipient of:
> AAPI Dedicated Service Awards for the year 2000 and 2001,
> IMANE Dedicated Service
> IMANE Distinguished Humanitarian Service Awards,
> International Himalayan Institute’s Distinguished Service Award,
> Honorary Fellow of the American Academy of Neurological and Orthopedic Society
> Several awards for professional excellence
He carries out free care and educational programs in the USA, India and Africa and funds the AAPI Charitable Trust in kind and money.
He has presided over:
> SOSINA (Indian Orthopedic Society),
> Indian Medical Association of New England
> Grant Medical Alumni, Bombay University Alumni and
> Maharashtra Medical Alumni
He has served on the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine, as a member, chairman of Licensing Committee and the Committee of Graduate Medical Education. He has chaired many AAPI committees over the past twenty plus years. He has served on the AAPI Executive Committee for two years and the Governing Body for greater than ten years. Because of his ability and insight of thinking outside the box, within and outside his field of expertise has made him a valuable and contributing member of many committees.
He is not afraid to ask probing questions and he questions injustice without accounting for personal loss or gain, this lack of concern for personal credit is the main stay for his recognition. He is talented in multifarious activities, where he devotes time, energy and money to further public interest.
He has such an extensive record of interests and services that it is impossible to cite all of them in this short introduction. However in closing Oni, is a caring orthopedic surgeon, a patient and physician advocate, poet, writer, teacher, leader, an avid gardener, builder, and an inventor.
He truly is a Renaissance man.
AAPI takes great pride in bestowing him with the coveted Most Distinguished AAPI Service Award at this National Arena of Indian physician here in Long Beach, California.
Share your Comments
In this Issue
|Ranjani Saigal Named 2012 India New England Woman Of The Year|
"The roses may wilt, the plaque may gather dust but the love and appreciation I have received from so many well wishers has touched my soul and will be with me for ever," says Lokvani co-founder Ranjani Saigal who was honored with the title of India New England Woman of the Year - 2012. [more]
|Should You Take The SAT Or ACT? |
Today’s college admission requirements are always changing to incorporate new tests, new schools of thinking and different human traits. More and more students are now taking both the ACT and the SAT, or the ACT in place of the SAT for various reasons. Which one should you take? [more]
|Local Area Dancers Perform Dance Drama To Raise Funds For Vision-Aid|
A fabulous presentation featuring nearly 50 dance teachers and dancers will be presented on July 15 at 3:00 pm at the Littleton High School Auditorium in Littleton, MA. The show Soora Samharam is based on the story of Kuamrasambhavam by Kalidasa. The show supports Vision AID. Buy tickets. [more]
|Handling Workplace Conflict: Top Five Mistakes Managers Make|
Under the best of circumstances, managing conflict in the workplace can be a tricky proposition. Managers and employees alike are often reluctant to address a conflict due to fear of making it worse, discovering it can’t be resolved, or not knowing the best way to approach the resolution process. [more]
You may also access this article through our web-site http://www.lokvani.com/