Dr Jatinder is not only the first Indian Doctor but first non American doctor to receive the American College of Clinical Endocrinology Service Award for promotion of endocrine health 2019 on April 25 at Los Angeles, USA.
Dr Jatinder Kumar Mokta, a professor of Medicine at Indira Gandhi Medical College and Hospital Shimla received the prestigious award.
Last year Dr Mokta had received the American College of Physician’s Oscar Award for his community service in the field of medicine.
Mokta hails from Village Kairo tehsil Jubbal of Shimla district. President of American College of Endocrinology at Los Angeles presented him the award.
“It was great movement when he was introduced to the gathering of more than 500 doctors from all over the world and the name of Shimla and Himachal Pradesh was announced. The American College of Clinical Endocrinology is the largest clinical Endocrinology Organization in the world and I am honoured to receive this award”.
Dr Jatinder Kumar’s passion and field work in the field of Endocrinology in large and diabetes in particular has been recognized with this award.
“In last three years I have published more than 15 original papers in the different National journals out of which 10 were in the field of diabetes, Adrenal glands , pituitary gland and vitamin D,” he added.
In years 2018 and 2019, his paper on adrenal gland Tuberculosis and muscle weakness in vitamin D were awarded as the second best papers award at National level.
Two different Organization of America (American College of Physicians and American College of Clinical Endocrinology ) had recognised Dr mokta work in creating awareness among rural purple of the state but his work is not being recognised in India .