Dubai: Gulf Medical University (GMU) bagged awards in seven categories at the recently concluded Asian Education Leadership Awards held under the broad banner of the Asian Leadership Awards at Taj Palace Hotel in Dubai.
GMU won the Award for Best Educational Institute in Medical Education, Best Educational Institute in Pharmacy (College of Pharmacy), Best Educational Institute in Dentistry (College of Dentistry), and Best Educational Institute in Allied Health Sciences (College of Allied Health Sciences). The deans of the respective colleges collected the awards.
The Provost of GMU, Prof Gita Ashok Raj, was honoured with the “Best Provost Award” for leading and guiding GMU to what it has become today.
Thumbay Moideen, Founder President of Thumbay Group UAE, thanked the body for the recognition. He said: “Such recognition plays a vital role to encourage us do better and also acknowledges the efforts that are put in by our entire team in education, health care and research.”
Upon receiving the award, Prof Raj said: “The achievement is a testimony to the relentless efforts and able guidance of our Founder President Thumbay Moideen.”
Dr Arun Shirwaikar, Dean, College of Pharmacy, said that the recognition will push them to work even harder and raise their standards even further.