Prof. Madhav Singh Baghel passes away at the age of 68, he was born in 1953 in Rewa, Madhya Pradesh, India. He has pursued graduate education in Ayurveda from State Ayurveda College, Lucknow and later doctor of medicine in Ayurveda and obtained the doctoral degree in Ayurveda from prestigious Gujarat Ayurved University, Jamnagar.
Dr. Madhaw Singh Baghel was a renowned name in the field of Ayurveda. He was a Consultant Physician, an educationist, a Writer, a Researcher, and a sought after Advisor. He had served as a Director, Arogyalaxmi, Jaipur. He was a Ph.D., M.D. (Ayurveda). dealing in the specific field of Kayachikitsa, Panchakarma, Roga Nidana. He had 40 years of experience in teaching at the Post Graduate level as Professor, Associate, and Assistant Professor.
Former Chairman, Ayurveda Chair, Department of Pharmacology & Phytotherapy, Medical School, University of Debrecen, 4032 Debrecen, Hungary & Former Director, Institute for Post Graduate Teaching & Research in Ayurveda, Gujarat Ayurveda University, Jamnagar- 361 008 Gujarat, India.
He was a teacher par excellence with more than 33 years of postgraduate and doctoral teaching at different various capacities as a lecturer, reader, and professor. His areas of specialization are general medicine (Kayachikitsa), Panchakarma, and Ayurveda pathology (Rogavijnana). Prof. M S. Baghel had served as Chairman, Ayurveda Chair at Department of Pharmacology & Phytotherapy, Medical School, University of Debrecen, 4032 Debrecen, Hungary during 2014-15. The chair is instituted by the Ministry of AYUSH, GoI, New Delhi.
Dr. Baghel had supervised 21 doctoral types of research (Ph.D.) and 71 doctorate thesis works. He had published 135 research papers in various national journals/ souvenirs. He was editor/member of editorial board/reviewer in several journals such as AYU (a peer Review-Journal), IJAR, JAIM, and JREIM. He had authored 6 books and monographs especially a book by the name of Vikriti Evam Roga Vijnana is a special one to be mentioned.
The current website was first published as a Directory by the name “Researches in Ayurveda (A Classified Directory of all India P.G & Ph.D. Theses)” in 1997 and the second edition in 2005. This unique work was widely appreciated and accepted in the Ayurvedic academic circle.
He has delivered 71 extension lectures, guest speeches, keynote addresses, and plenary talks. He has attended 107 international, national, and regional seminars. He has contributed to several prestigious projects and national issues as he was nominated by CSIR as a member of the Advisory Board of the Institute of Genomics & Integrative Biology, New Delhi from January 2013. He is a member of the Governing Body of CCRAS, New Delhi, and Morarji Desai Institute of Yoga Research, New Delhi since August 2012.
He was a very efficient administrator who had served as Director for 12 years at IPGT&RA (August 2006 to Dec 2014), GAU, Jamnagar; Vice-Chancellor (I/c), Gujarat Ayurveda University, (March 2008 to Jan 2010); Director, WHO Collaborating Centre for Traditional medicine. Director of National Resource Centre of Pharmacovigilance of ASU Drugs of dept of AYUSH, at IPGTRA, G A U, Jamnagar in 2008; Director, International Centre of Ayurvedic Studies, Gujarat Ayurved University (June 2001- August 2006).
His laudable leadership had lead to the designation of the Institute for Post Graduate Teaching & Research in Ayurveda, Jamnagar as WHO Collaborating Centre for Traditional medicine during his tenure as Director. Besides this, the grading of IPGT & RA as the best academic Institution Dept of AYUSH in its internal survey.
Dr. Baghel has visited several countries to spread Ayurveda, namely - Kandy, Srilanka (2014), Kunming, China (2014), Beijing, China (2012), Switzerland (2010), Berlin Germany (2010), Normandy, France (2010), Seoul, South Korea (2009), St Petersburg, Russia (2008), Budapest, Hungary (2007) Birstien, Germany (2005), Milan, Italy (2006), Pyongyang, DPR Korea (2005). He has visited China and South Korea under the award of the WHO Fellowship to study clinical research in 1991.
Awards and Accolades:
Dr. MS Baghel was the recipient of several awards and accolades namely - Ayurveda Martanda by All India Ayurvedic Specialist (PG) Association New Delhi September 2010; Vishva Ayurveda Ratna (India) awarded by International Academy of Ayurvedic Physicians at Udupi in 2008; Ayurveda Bhushana award by All India PG (Specialist) Association in 2005 at Chandigarh in lieu of publication of book Researches in Ayurveda; Ram Narayan Sharma Best Teacher Award for the Year 2003 by All India Ayurveda Teachers Association of India in 2004.
After retirement, Dr. Baghel was busy putting his expertise in the form of scholarly books and he was the Chief Editor of this website, which is helping postgraduate and doctorate scholars alike.
(Source - www.researches-in-ayurveda.co.in)