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Ramesh Shivdasani Class of '77 (Medicine)

Ramesh Shivdasani Class of '77 (Medicine)

Ramesh Shivdasani

An Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School Ramesh received his PhD in 1988 and MD in 1989 from the University of Michigan, followed by postgraduate training in internal medicine and adult oncology at DFCI and Brigham and Women's Hospital. He completed a research fellowship with Dr. Stuart Orkin at Children's Hospital, where he demonstrated the pivotal roles of selected lineage-restricted transcription factors in specific aspects of blood cell differentiation. He joined DFCI in 1997.

Rajesh Batra



Rajesh Batra graduated with a BSc from Elphinstone College in 1975 and holds a Diploma in Systems Management from the Jamnalal Bajaj Institute. A keen tennis enthusiast, Rajesh has won many International Junior titles representing India and was ranked Maharashtra State Number One and State University Champion in 1974. He was ranked the top 5 in India from 1976-77.


His tennis background led him to found the sports brand, Proline, along with his brother in 1983. Today he actively oversees all aspects of the Group as well as engaging in a wide array of philanthropic activities. He serves as a trustee on several charitable trusts and promotes sports through the Ram Batra Memorial Foundation where deserving youngsters are given scholarships to enable them to achieve their dreams.