Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology

: 2008  |  Volume : 12  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 90-

Living Legends: Dr. R. M. Mathur

RM Mathur 

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R M Mathur

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Dr. Ravindra Mohan Mathur [Figure 1] born on 16th February 1941, completed his BDS and MDS (Periodontics) from KG's Medical College, Lucknow in 1964 and 1966. In 1970, he was awarded the Common Wealth Scholarship Award to pursue higher education in United Kingdom and he completed his MSc (Oral Pathology and Microbiology) from Institute of Dental Sciences, Eastman Dental Hospital, London, University of London. Then he held various prestigious posts at KGMC, Lucknow almost 34 years and he retired from KGMC as Professor and Head, Department of Oral Pathology, Oral Medicine and Dental Radiology. In 2001, he joined Saraswathi Dental College, Lucknow and presently is working as the Director in the same institution.

Dr. Mathur served as the President of Indian Academy of Oral Pathologist between 1998 and 1999 and has also organised the VII and XVI National conference of IAOMP. He also served Indian Dental Association as the President, UP State branch and was instrumental in organising the 40th IDA conference at Lucknow in 1985.

Dr. RM Mathur has more than 41 years of teaching experience and has around 30 publications to his credit. He was honoured by Minister of Medical Education and Principal, KGMC, Lucknow as the 'Best teacher of KGMC, Lucknow' in the year 1991. Also, he was honoured by the Governor of Uttar Pradesh with Bharat Jyoti Award as the 'Doctor of the year' in 1996. Additionally he has also been honoured with fellowships from International College of Dentistry, Academy of Dentistry International, and Perri Fachuard Academy.