File Persaud_TVN - Persaud, Trivedi Vidhya Nandan

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Persaud, Trivedi Vidhya Nandan

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Education: MD PhD DSc FRCPath(London) see CV in this file
Positions: Assoc Prof 1972-75, Prof & Head 1977-c1996, Anatomy;
Prof Emeritus 1999

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The Trivedi Vidhya Nandan Persaud file contains the following material:
1. CV 1982; 2004 (22pp+35pp)

2. Entry from Canadian Who’s Who 2004 (3pp)

3. Entries in Who's Who in America 5th ed 2005; and Who's Who in American Education 6th ed 2004-2005 (3pp)

4. Announcement of his appointment as Head of Anatomy UMMJ 47: 11 1977 (with picture) (1p)

5. Series of news items about his career, 1978-91: (3pp)

  • review: "Book explores history of birth defects" Bull Feb 1978 (p1)UMMJ v49(2):106-107, 179 (p2)
  • "Exploring the hazards to the unborn" Bull v13(37):3 8 Aug 1979 (p3)

6. Books: (29pp)

  • review: Advances in the Study of Birth Defects Bull 14(28):4, 7 May 1980; incl notice of Albert Einstein centennial medal of the German Academy of Sciences Bull v16(5):6, 4 Nov 1981; press release flyer (pp1-2)
  • interview with TVNP re Environmental Causes of Human Birth Defects WFP 31 May 1990 (pp3-5)
  • Study Guide and Review Manual of Human Anatomy title page, 1980 (p6)
  • Perspectives in Anatomical Research - corres 25 May 1983 (p7)
  • Early History of Human Anatomy, reviews (unknown, J of Anatomy; Med Post 28 May 1985; Surg Neurol 1985,24:353; WFP 28 Sept 1985; flyers; (pp8-14)
  • Basic Concepts in Teratology, 1985 corres, flyer (incl AE Chudley as author) (pp15-16)
  • Anatomy Research Seminars (History of Anatomy in Manitoba) 1985 (p17)
  • Prenatal Pathology Fetal Medicine -cover (p18)
  • Problems of Birth Defects cover (pp19-21)
  • corres re donation of TVNP's books to NJM library, 1993 (pp22-25)
  • A History of Anatomy:The Post-Vesalian Era, JAMA v279(10):804 11 Mar 1998 (p26)
  • The Developing Human: Clinically Oriented Embryology UM website 21 Mar 2003 (pp27-28)

7. "Anatomy department celebrates its growth" WFP 4 May 1983 re Anatomischer Anzeiger's devoting the entire January 1983 issue to the Faculty of Medicine and its researchers in the Anatomy Dept. See also: item 8(4) (1p)

8. Awards and honours: (17pp)

  • 1974 Carveth Junior Scientific Award for the Canadian Association of Pathologists, Bull v8(36) 3 July 1971 (p1)
  • DScHon)(Univ Rostock) 1974 Bull v9(15):3 8 Jan 1975 (p2)
  • Rh Institute Award 1976 UMMJ v46(1):11-12, 1976 (p3)
  • Albert Einstein Centennial Medal from German Academy of Science see also: item 7(1) Wpg Tribune cMay 1983(p4)
  • made Fellow of Royal College of Pathologists & elected Foundation Fellow of Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, Faculty of Pathology UMMJ v54(2) 1984 (p5)
  • Andreas Vesalius Medal from Univ Pisa, Italy 1984 UMMJ v56(3):103, 1986 (p6)
  • JCB Grant Award from the Canadian Assn of Anatomists 1991 Man Med v61(3) 1991 (p7)
  • 12th Raymond C. Truex Distinguished Lectureship Award, Hahnemann Uni, Philadelphia 1991 Man Med v61(1) 1991 (p8)
  • Award of HH Saunderson teaching award Bull 19(19) 29 May 1985; UMMJ 55(2):50 1985; Can J Cardiology 1985 (pp9-11)
  • Named "Honored Member" of The American Association of Clinical Anatomists 2008 AACA website; Bull v42(7) 17 July 2008; (pp12-13)
  • rec'd Henry Gray/Elsevier Distinguished Educator Award 2010, American Association of Anatomists; press release 3 May 2010; UM Dept Pediatrics website; Bull v44(6) 15 July 2010 (17pp)

9. Permission re use of photograph Aug 2008 (2pp)

10. Professor Emeritus: Bull Jun 17, 1999 (1p)
See also:

  • file 1.4.9 Honours and awards lists
  • book(s) in Manitoba Authors’ Collection in NJM


  • Dr. Persaud also was awarded 2000 Queen Elizabeth Golden Jubilee Medal
  • Professor Emeritus 1999

MPC 1.0 #183 A-D; Cartoon by Glen Reid MPC 1.0 #183E

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