Awards and Scholarships

Mr Parulekar has won several awards during his medical career.

  • The Founder’s Cup, Oxford Ophthalmological Congress

    The Founder’s Cup, Oxford Ophthalmological Congress 2012 for best poster and rapid fire presentation on “Molecular profiling of retinoblastoma”

  • Pfizer National Medallion and the Dr. J. C. Lisboa Gold Medal

    Pfizer National Medallion and the Dr. J. C. Lisboa Gold Medal – 1992.

  • NHS Research Hub Award

    NHS Research Hub Awardfor best invention in the South East region, UK 2003

  • Becton and Dickinson Award

    Becton and Dickinson Award for best Cataract Surgery Paper at the UK and Ireland Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (UKISCRS) Annual Meet, Chester, September 2001.

  • Dr. J. D. Morin Award

    The Hospital for Sick Children Toronto – 2006.

Positions of Responsibility

Mr Parulekar serves on several national and international committees in professional organisations

National

  • Honorary Programme Secretary, The Royal College of Ophthalmologists Annual Congress since 2014

  • Member Scientific Committee, Royal College of Ophthalmologists since 2014

  • Member, Paediatric Sub-committee, Royal College of Ophthalmologists since 2016

  • Member Scientific Advisory Committee, Childhood Eye Cancer Trust since 2013

  • Deputy Master for the Oxford Ophthalmological Congress 2012

  • Council Member, Oxford Ophthalmological Congress since 2012, Treasurer since 2016

  • National Specialised Commissioning Team consultation committee 2012

International

  • Trustee SightSavers International since 2013

  • Member of the International Retinoblastoma Staging Committee since 2011

  • International reviewer - Canadian Retinoblastoma Society National Guidelines 2009

  • International Council of Ophthalmology- Paediatric Cataract OSCARs

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology ONE network editor contributor since 2014