Dr. Ravindra Nath Sharma, born in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, is a veterinary graduate from the U.P. College of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry, Mathura. He obtained an MSc and Ph.D. degree in Veterinary Pathology from the Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI), Izatnagar, India.
During his illustrious career, Dr. Sharma received many awards for his outstanding research and work including the National Jawahar Lal Nehru Award (1975) and Pfizer Award (2008 and 2018). In 2016, he was honored as a fellow of the Indian Association of Veterinary Pathologists.In 1976, he was selected from candidates of 39 Commonwealth countries as a consultant (poultry pathologist) to the Commonwealth Fund for Technical Cooperation (CFTC),a great honor for the IVRI and the country as a whole. During a 4-year CFTC mission in Zambia, his research findings made Zambia free of major poultry diseases.
Dr. Sharma worked and contributed for Veterinary education and research at various institutions of the world and has mentored more than 20 students for their MSc and Ph.D. degrees. He has also written two books, 4 monographs and published more than 210 research papers.Currently, Dr. Sharma serves as a professor of pathology and avian diseases and as Associate Dean, School of Graduate Studies at St. George’s University, Grenada.
A Veterinarian’s Journey in India and Abroad is a great book for all in their journey of life. The most common definition of a journey is “something suggesting travel or passage from one place to another.” Yet another definition is &ld
A Veterinarian’s Journey in India and Abroad is a great book for all in their journey of life. The most common definition of a journey is “something suggesting travel or passage from one place to another.” Yet another definition is “a person’s experience of changing or developing from one state of mind to another.”The second definition applies to this book. It details the experiences and learnings of a veterinarian in India and various countries in Africa, the Middle East and the Caribbean.
In the journey of life, everyone faces ups and downs.These stages during your journey give you an opportunity to learn, especially to correct the “downs.”This can be done by trying again and again with vigorous hard work and the principles of honesty and Dr. Sharma shows you how through his experiences.
Countries differ in terms of climate, terrain, livelihood, people and governments. The author has describes aspects of the countries where he has worked and gives insights on how to deal with the people of those countries. The book also emphasizes the ways in which Indian veterinarians can raise and maintain the prestige of India.