Company: University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Location: Collierville, Tennessee, United States
Rajendra S. Raghow, PhD, Professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Scientists for dedication, achievements, and leadership in biology and research.
As a child, Dr. Raghow was fortunate to have had many wonderful teachers. He was curious in his youth, often running around and exploring the wilderness to the best of his ability. Quickly, he discovered a love for plants and animals, which stuck with him well into his adult life. After high school, Dr. Raghow earned a Bachelor of Science in biology from Punjab University in India, going on to earn a Master’s degree in science in the same field from the aforementioned institution one year later. By 1974, Dr. Raghow achieved a Doctor of Philosophy in biochemistry from Australian National University, proceeding to complete post-doctoral coursework in molecular biology at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee until 1978.
Since 2001, Dr. Raghow has excelled as a professor in pediatrics at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Alongside this position, he has served as a tenured professor in pharmacology since 1990. Earlier in his career, Dr. Raghow upheld multiple roles at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, including that of a research associate within the division of virology from 1977 until 1979. Likewise, he was a visiting professor with the American Cancer Society from 1993 until 1994. As a testament to his professional success, Dr. Raghow earned the First Place for Excellence in Clinical Research Award from the Health Industry Council and Memphis Healthcare News in 1994. When he is not working, he enjoys researching history, traveling and reading and writing poetry. In the coming years, Dr. Raghow is excited to continue on his current path.
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