Prof. B. M. Hegde
Prof. B. M. Hegde is an Indian medical scientist, educationist and author. He is a retired Vice Chancellor of the Manipal University and the head of the Mangalore Chapter of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan. He has authored several books in English and Kannada apart from publishing several medical research papers. He was awarded Dr. B. C. Roy Award in 1999 and Padma Bhushan in 2010.