|Vandana Devalapalli M.D.||President|
|Rajendraprasad Makam M.D.||Treasurer|
|Ashwin Patkar M.D.||Secretary|
|Abhay Agarwal M.D.||Council Member|
|Kamal Kolappa M.D.||Council Member|
|Sujala Kodumagulla M.D.||Council Member|
Vandana Devalapalli M.D
was born and raised in India. She graduated from Gandhi Medical College at Osmania University in 1982 and completed her Internship at Gandhi Hospital in 1983. She migrated to the US and completed her Internal Medicine Residency at St. Francis Hospital in Evanston in 1992. Later she moved to Raleigh, NC to join her husband. She began her Medical career in Dunn, NC where she practiced for one year. She joined Kaiser Permanente in 1994 and remained there until they closed the North Carolina Facility. Vandana went into private practice before joining WakeMed Faculty Physicians, where she is currently practicing medicine.
She is a part of the UNC Faculty, and is responsible for training UNC residents and students. She is currently Medical director of Rex Primary Care in Cary, NC. She earned her Fellowship from American College of Physicians in 2006 and her Masters in Clinical Leadership from Duke University in 2005. She was a recipient of the Circle of Quality Award at WakeMed in 2006. She has been recognized for Excellence in Diabetes care and Heart/Stroke by the National Committee for Quality Assurance. She has a passion for working with people and enjoys volunteering her services to the community. For the past two years, she organized the Health Fair at Sri Venkateshwara Temple. She has played a vital role in many other events and programs throughout her community.
Rajendraprasad Makam M.D
is a graduate from Mysore University. He completed residency and diploma in Pediatrics. As a Senior House Officer, worked at Christian Medical College hospital at Vellore, India. Later, Dr. Makam obtained his Diploma and a fellowship in Adult and Pediatric Gastroenterology from the University of Vienna, Austria. Dr. Makam moved to England and pursued MRCP (Member of Royal college of Physicians) in Internal medicine and practiced for almost 8 years. Dr. Makam completed his residency in Internal medicine from The Memorial Hospital in Worcester, MA.
is currently an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Director of Duke Addictions Programs at Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC. He is the Associate Director for Neuroscience Medicine at Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI), the largest academic Clinical Research Organization (CRO) in the world.Dr Patkar earned his medical degree from G S Medical College in Mumbai, India, his MRCPsych from the Royal College of Psychiatrists, England and Neuropharmacology degree from University of Nottingham, England.
is a graduate from Grant Medical College, J.J. Hospital, Mumbai, India, where he completed his medical school and internship, in 1992. He worked as intern at T.N. Medical College, Mumbai, India and completed 1 year as MS in General Surgery. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency training in 1997 at Episcopal Hospital, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA. He then went on to complete a 1 year Fellowship in Cardiology at the same University. He is currently the Deputy Medical Director for the State NCDOC and is a Practicing Internal Medicine physician with Cary Medical Clinic, Cary, North Carolina.