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Dr. Ramanathan. Jayaraman,Managing Trustee

A Hematologist & heamto – oncologist with more than 18 years experience in cancer therapy and care. Dr. Ramanathan completed his post graduation in Internal medicine at LTMMC Mumbai and subsequently underwent training in Hematology & hemato-oncology at CMC, Vellore. He worked as a consultant in the said field at KMCH, Coimbatore for 12 years and quit in 2007 to be full fledged with the Vasantha Memorial Trust & Vasantha Memorial Cancer Centre, Chennai. He also visits several hospitals in Chennai.

He has been the pivotal guiding force of the Vasantha Memorial Trust. His prowess as a cancer care professional has helped him reach out to the most deserving sections of the community. From devising the functionality model of the trust, to ensuring personal attention to each of the cancer patients the trust supports, to overseeing the administration of the trust, to motivating the volunteers, to appealing for funds, Dr. Ramanathan’s devotion to the cause is evident in the smiling faces patients he has helped through cancer. His ability to straddle the multi-disciplined functioning of the trust comes from his single minded focus on the cause: to take away all the negatives associated with cancer.

Mrs. Jayalakshmi Krishnan, Trustee

Her smiling face has championed the crusade against cancer, almost single-handedly in the big city of Mumbai. She oversees the complete functioning of the trust’s activities in Mumbai and is actively involved in the day to day activities of the trust..

Jayalakshmi works with volunteer teams, coordinates activities, personally runs the awareness programmes and actively pursues fund raising efforts in the commercial capital of the country. Her work has been appreciated well by Mumbaikars and she has been honoured several years in a row on International Women’s Day by different organizations. Her selfless work has also been recognized by TATA Memorial Hospital.

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Mr.Krishnan. N. Iyer, Trustee

Mr. Krishnan is a source of strength and support to the trust’s activities across its branches. He is a commerce graduate from Gujarat university & presently General Manager in a multinational corporation

Past trustee – Late Mr.N. Jayaraman , 21.7.35 – 31.7.99

Samastha Dukhadi hetu bhooth Sansar saagar bhayabungum – to rid man of all his worldly sorrows is Sadchaleshwara ( Shiva) sang Muthuswami Dikishitar in his Bhoopalam kriti, Sadachaleshwaram Bhaveyaham .The family of Mr. Jayaraman looked upon him as the one stated above , a 16 year old man then, when was it ridden with poverty and misery. And he lived upto to it.

Acquiring a SSLC degree and learning the skill of stenography he landed up in Bombay in 1952 from his native Thiruvaiyaru, Tanjore dist. The city of Dreams lit his hopes. He toiled hard, did several jobs a day and rose beyond the family’s expectation. In 1962 he married Vasantha and raised 2 children, Ramanathan & Jayalakshmi. It was a happy moment for him when he saw that tradition of being physicians continued for the 10th generation when his son took up medicine .It left him content that his family will be involved in a larger healing process with he joined to found the Vasantha Memorial Trust in 1993.

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