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Dr. Shanti Lal Chawla Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Chawla has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the health care industry

    YARM, UNITED KINGDOM, May 02, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Dr. Shanti Lal Chawla with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Chawla celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

With 55 years of industry experience to his credit, Dr. Chawla has worked as the managing director and company secretary for the Church View Residential and Nursing Home with Teesside Healthcare Limited since 1996. Prior to this appointment, he held the positions of locum consultant in radiotherapy and oncology at Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre from 2002 to 2004, locum consultant in oncology with the Jersey General Hospital in St. Helier, Jersey, United Kingdom, in 2002, consultant in radiotherapy and oncology at James Cook University Hospital from 1980 to 2001, clinical director of radiotherapy and oncology at James Cook University Hospital from 1990 to 1994, and liaison consultant at South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust from 1987 to 1990. Previously, he served as senior registrar at the Clatterbridge Cancer Centre from 1974 to 1980, registrar in radiotherapy at the Clatterbridge Cancer Centre from 1971 to 1972, senior house officer at Cookridge Hospital from 1969 to 1971, an assistant surgeon at the Government Dispensary in 1964 and from 1967 to 1969, and resident medical officer in medicine and surgery at Tirath Ram Shah Hospital from 1966 to 1967. Dr. Chawla began his career as a house surgeon for Dayanand Medical College and Hospital from 1963 to 1964.

Before embarking on his professional path, Dr. Chawla pursued an education at the University of Delhi, earning a Bachelor of Science in botany, chemistry and zoology in 1957. He continued his academic efforts with a medical degree at Dayanand Medical College and Hospital in 1963. He concluded his studies at the Government Medical College in Patiala, India, in 1966, graduating with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery. In addition to these accomplishments, Dr. Chawla received a diploma in medical radiotherapy from the London Conjoined Board of Radiologists and Surgeons in 1972, as well as a medical facility license from Punjabi University in 1963, full medical registration in India in 1963, provisional medical registration in the United Kingdom in 1969, and full medical registration in the United Kingdom in 1973.

Beyond his efforts within the field, Dr. Chawla has contributed to numerous endeavors outside of his professional circles. He contributed to the University of Newcastle as an honorary clinical lecturer in radiotherapy since 1980, on the policy board for the Postgraduate Education Medical Committee from 1993 to 2001, and the Specialty Training Committee for Clinical Oncology from 1987 to 1999. Likewise, he was associated with the National Health Service on the Advisory Committee for the Overseas Liaison Advisers Meeting from 1998 to 2001, as chairman of the Local Negotiating Committee from 1996 to 2002, and chairman of the Division of Imaging and Radiotherapy from 1988 to 1992. Dr. Chawla also held the roles of researcher-in-field, chairman of various seminars, regional representative for quality assurance for breast screening, and Medical Advisory Committee member for Nuffield Hospital Norton from 1983 to 1994. Retired Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine, London, since March 2013 - until present time.

Dr. Chawla has participated in several efforts for his community, such as fundraising for the James Cook University Hospital since 1980, and promoting Ethnic Community Organizations since 1980. He was also an associate for the One-Nation Forum with the Conservative Party, committeeman for the Middlesbrough Borough Council, and committeeman for Cleveland County. A contributor of articles to many professional journals, he found success with his written works, including the British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology in 1990, Radiotherapy Today in 1989, the British Journal of Surgery in 1988, and the British Medical Journal in 1984. Furthermore, Dr. Chawla authored such texts as "Cancer Chemotherapy, Part II" in 1984 and "Cancer Chemotherapy, Part I" in 1983.

In addition to his primary trade, Dr. Chawla remains affiliated with various organizations in relation to his areas of expertise. He has maintained involvement as president for Indian Doctors Association since 1993 and as treasurer of the Hindu Cultural Society since 1989. He was a member of the Indian Association, for which he was appointed as joint secretary from 1985 to 1986, president from 1989 to 1991, and as vice president from 1984 to 1985 and from 1991 to 1996. Dr. Chawla has served as secretary of the Hindu Cultural Society from 1986 to 1988 and as treasurer of the Society of Indian Doctors from 1983 to 1988.

In light of his exceptional undertakings, Dr. Chawla has accrued several accolades and honors throughout his impressive career. Church View Nursing Home was presented with the Quality Hallmark Award, Beacon Status, from the Gold Standards Framework in 2011, Dr. Chawla was presented with a Bronze Medallion with the Association of British Insurers in 1991, and the Gold Award from the Northern Regional Health Authority in 1990. He was also honored as a fellow of the Faculty of Radiologists for the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in 1979. Dr. Chawla was also selected for inclusion in multiple editions of Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Who's Who in Science and Engineering, Who's Who in the World, Debrett's People of Today in 2001, Who's Who in the World in 1998, Dictionary of International Biography in 1993/1994, and Indians in Britain Who's Who, 1999-1989.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Dr. Chawla has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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