Professional Activities:

2007 Received the AGA (American Gastroenterological Association) Foundation’s 2007 Mentors Research Scholar Award to establish an endowed Mentors Research Scholar in the names of a select group of esteemed honorees.
2005 Elected as Governor of the American College of Gastroenterology for the state of New Jersey.
2004    “Excellence in Teaching Award from the Foundation of UMDNJ” - awarded by theDean for, “Outstanding scholarship and mentorship of our students.”
2000-2001 “Best Research Mentorship” - awarded by the Internal Medicine Residents, UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
1999-2000 "Best Teacher" - awarded by the residents of the Dept. of Medicine UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ
1998 "Featured Guest" speaker:  3rd annual University of Chicago IBD Research Center Retreat.
1998 Founding Director - Crohn's and Colitis Center of New Jersey
1997 First "David Morse Bull Memorial Lecturer":  Dept. of Medicine, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan
1996 "Gallo Award,"  The Cancer Institute of New Jersey
1995 "Distinguished Service Award" - Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of North America (CCFA, NJ chapter)
1995 "Excellence in Research" award, The Cancer Institute of New Jersey
1994 "Special Award for Outstanding Contributions and Achievements by a Person of Indian Origin in the Field of Medicine" - Festival of India by Bochasanwasi Swaminarayan Sanstha
1991 "Special recognition and tribute" exclusively to Kiron M. Das by the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of American (CCFA, NJ Chapter)
1988 Carroll & Milton Petrie Research Award of Excellence - From the National Foundation for Ileitis and Colitis, New York
1980-1985 Irma T. Hirschl Career Scientist Award, New York City, New York
1976-1979 Clinical Investigator Award, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
1959-1964 Valedictorian of the 750 medical students who graduated in 1964 from Calcutta University; recipient of 3 gold and 2 silver medals awarded by Calcutta University; also recipient of 10 other gold and silver medals and certificates of honors for excellence in every subject in the medical school curriculum from 1959-1964.


Kiron Moy Das



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