Sikh Art & Film Foundation

November 12, 2015, 6:00pm-9:00pm
One World Trade Center, Sky Lobby, 64th Floor, NYC

Kanwaljeet S. Anand

Dr. K.J.S. (“Sunny”) Anand graduated from M.G.M. Medical College, University of Indore (India). As a Rhodes Scholar at University of Oxford (UK), he received the D.Phil. degree, followed by post-doctoral fellowship in Anesthesiology at Harvard Medical School, Pediatrics residency training at Boston Children’s Hospital and Critical Care Medicine fellowship training at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston. He has received the Dr. Michael Blacow Award from the British Paediatric Association (1986), Pediatric Resident Research Award from the American Academy of Pediatrics (1992), the inaugural Young Investigator Award in Pediatric Pain from the International Association for Study of Pain (1994), the Jeffrey Lawson Award from American Pain Society (2000), the Windermere Honorary Lectureship from Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (2004), the Joan M. Cranmer “Mentor of the Year” Award (2007) from University of Arkansas, the Nils Rosén von Rosenstein Medal from the Swedish Academy of Medicine and Swedish Paediatric Society (2009), the 9th Annual “In Praise of Medicine” Keynote Address for the Centennial Ceremony of Erasmus University Medical Center (2013). For community service, he received the Father Joseph Biltz Award (2007) from the National Conference for Community & Justice and the Dr. Martin Luther King “Salute to Greatness” Individual Award (2008) from the State of Arkansas.  He is currently Professor of Pediatrics and Anesthesiology at Stanford University School of Medicine. He has published >250 peer-reviewed articles, edited 7 books and journal issues, contributed 55 book chapters and numerous other publications. He is considered the world's foremost authority on pain development in newborn babies, as well as the management of pain in infants and children. He continues to deliver ICU care for critically ill or injured children and serves as an advisor to several countries on eliminating pain and suffering in children. 


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