[Assam] US-based Assamese doctor honoured

Chan Mahanta cmahanta at charter.net
Thu May 24 07:11:13 PDT 2007

>US-based Assamese doctor honoured
>  GUWAHATI, May 23 – Elly Barua Bhuyan, a 
>practising psychiatrist in the United States of 
>America for over 30 years, has been honoured 
>recently with the distinguished life fellow 
>status by the American Psychiatric Association 
>(APA) in recognition to her high level of 
>dedication to the profession and years of 
>quality service to the patients.
>The distinguished life fellow is the highest 
>honour accorded by the APA to a doctor for 
>lifelong brilliant services.
>An alumnus of Assam Medical College, Dibrugarh, 
>Elly Barua Bhuyan received her graduation degree 
>from the college in 1965 and thereafter worked 
>in Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi for a year 
>before finally migrating to the US in the early 
>Besides serving as one of the ten busiest 
>psychiatric practitioners in the St Louis 
>metropolitan area, she has also been 
>contributing valuable services for long to 
>community mental health, as medical directors of 
>Comtrea Mental Health Center and Providant 
>Counselling, two prominent clinics that serve 
>the indigent population.
>The honour of distinguished life fellow was 
>formally conferred on her by the APA in its 
>annual meeting held in San Diego, California on 
>May 21 last.

**** Go to assamtribune.com (dated 24.5.07). Go 
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