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Bellur Prabhakar, MSc, PhD

Director of Innovation, Center for Global Health

Associate Dean for Technological Innovation and Training, Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology

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Dr. Bellur S. Prabhakar is renowned immunologist in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology. He is an integral part of the leadership team that is leading the UIC efforts in HeartRescue India (HRI) project in Bengaluru, India. This project is supported by Medtronic Foundation and involves providing paramedic training and skills development in advanced life support system, improving pre-hospitalization care for STEMI patients as well as community education and training. Additionally, he is involved in the development of a poison control center at Ramaiah Medical College in Bengaluru, India. The intent is to share Standard Operating Procedures with interested entities and implement a “Train the Trainers” program to ensue successful implementation of both programs in other communities.