Gangtok, Jan 31
Brig (Dr) V K Mehta has taken over as Dean, Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences (SMIMS), Gangtok from 1st Feb 2019.
SMIMS is a constituent college under Sikkim Manipal University (SMU).
Dr. Mehta has been associated with SMIMS since October 2013 as Professor & Head of Department, Department of Community Medicine. Since last one and half years he has been holding additional post of Associate Dean (Students Affairs).
Dr V K Mehta retired from Indian Army as Dy Director General Armed Forces Medical Services after serving for more than 30 years. During this period he held various prestigious appointments which included faculty in AFMC Pune, Director Medical Services, and Dy Commandant of Command Hospital in J&K. He has more than 22 years of teaching experience. He has been under graduate and post graduate examiner of various universities.He is presently guiding many PhD and MD students. He is also a member of various National and International Health Associations / Societies.