Dr. Shivananda Nayak

Dr. Shivananda Nayak, an alumnus of Kasturba Medical College and a former associate professor was awarded with a prestigious UWI/GL Premium Teaching Award from The University of the West Indies in collaboration with the Guardian Life in the ceremony held on 1 October 2010 in Trinidad and Tobago. It is a rare achievement as Dr Nayak became the first Indian to be honored with this type of award in the West Indies. He dedicated this award to the students he has taught for the past 20 years.