Leadership


Director - St. John's National Academy of Health Sciences

Rev. Dr. Paul Parathazham

Qualification :
Ph. D. in Sociology from the Loyola University of Chicago, U.S.A.
Masters in Sociology from the University of Pune.
Licentiate degrees in Philosophy (L. Ph.) and Theology (L. Th.) from the Jnana-Deepa Vidyapeeth, Pune.


Experience :
 Director of Nirmala Centre for Educational, Social and Theological Training (NESTT), Muvattupuzha, Kerala, from 2013 to 2014.
 Professor of Sociology at Jnana-Deepa Vidyapeeth, Institute of Philosophy and Religion, Pune, from 1982 to 2013.
 During his tenure at Jnana-Deepa Vidyapeeth, he also served as Dean of the Faculty of Philosophy, Head of the Department of
    Social Sciences, Director of the Postgraduate Program, Director of the Institute of Pastoral Management and Member
    of the Academic Senate and the Board of Trustees.

Associate Director - St. John's Medical College

Rev. Dr. J. Charles Davis

Qualification :
D.T.E. - Diploma in Teacher Education (Teachers Training) from R.C. Teacher Training Institute, Tiruchirappalli, India
Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from Madurai Kamaraj University.
Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy from Pontifical Institute of Philosophy and Religion, Pune.
Bachelor’s Degree in Theology from Pontifical Institute of Philosophy and Religion, Pune.
Master’s Degree in Philosophy and Religion from Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai.
Test-DaF Certificate Course in German Language from Akademie Klausenhof, Germany.
Postgraduate Programme in Theology from Philosophical-Theological University of Sankt Georgen, Frankfurt, Germany.
Intensive Bioethics Course from Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University, Washington DC.
Doctorate in Theology (Ph. D. or S.T.D or Dr. theol. Specialization in Bioethics) from Philosophical-Theological University of
    Sankt Georgen, Frankfurt, Germany.
Habilitation in Bioethics (Dr. habil.) from Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg (MWI Postdoc and Humboldt Research Fellow).


Experience :
 Visiting Teacher of St. Paul’s Minor Seminary: 1999-2000
 Pastoral Ministry at St Mary’s Cathedral, Jammu: 1999-2001
 Principal-in-Charge of St. Paul’s School, Gangyal: 2000-2001
 Parish Priest of Mandal Parish (St. John the Baptist Church): 2005-2006
 Chaplain to the Jeevadhara Home for the Handicapped: 2005-2006
 Judicial Notary for Dispensation: 2005-2006
 Project Consultant and Spokesperson: 2005-2015
 Secretary of the Diocesan Priests Pension Fund: 2005-2015
 Council Member of the College of Consultors, Diocese of Jammu-Srinagar: 2013-2015
 Project Coordinator of the Construction Project of St. Joseph´s Hospital Baramulla co-funded by German Doctors e.V. and
     Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development of the German Government: 2010-2015
 Frankfurt University Hospital Chaplain: August 2012- October 2013
 Director (2014-15) and Founding Executive Member of the JDV Centre for Applied Ethics: 2011-2017
 Secretary (2014-15) and Founding Executive Member of the JDV Centre for Science and Religion: 2011-2017
 Professor of Moral Theology/Bioethics at Pontifical Institute of Philosophy and Religion, Pune: 2010-17
 Humboldt Research Fellow, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Bonn, Germany, 2017-2019 Academician and Corresponding
     Member of the Pontifical Academy for Life, Vatican City, 2019-
 Associate Professor (Privatdozent) of Albert Ludwigs University of Freiburg: 2020-.

Dean - St. John's Medical College

Dr. George A. D’Souza

Qualification :
MBBS, St John’s Medical College, Bengaluru.
MD (General Medicine) - PGIMER, Chandigarh.
DNB (Respiratory diseases) - PGIMER, Chandigarh.
Sleep Medicine-The Beth Israel Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA.


Experience :
 Dean, St John’s Research Institute & Head- Department of Pulmonary Medicine, from 2013 to 2016.
 Chief of Medical Services and Additional Vice Dean from 2010 to 2014.
 Professor & Head, Department of Pulmonary Medicine, St John’s Medical College, Bengaluru, from 2001 to 2016.






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