Prof. Dharam Pal Dhall, 1972 - 1974
Prof. Dharam Pal Dhall, 1972 - 1974


Dharam Pal Dhall was born on 8th December 1937 in Meru, Kenya.  He emigrated to the United Kingdom at time he went to undertake his medical education.   He eventually acquired British citizenship.

Basic high school schooling was at Duke of Gloucester (Now Jamhuri High School) where he obtained his Cambridge overseas school certificate in 1953 and Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate Cambridge in 1955

He proceeded to medical school at the University Manchester medical school graduating in 1961.  At time the School of Medicine in Nairobi was not established.

He was awarded the Hallett Prize, of the University of Manchester during his M.R.C.S. training, in July 1963.

He served as Lecturer in surgery University of Aberdeen 1965 – 1967 and also rotating surgical registrar and clinical tutor in surgery, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary and University Of Aberdeen

Academic qualifications at appointment;

  • FRCS Ed in 1965
  • PhD from the University of Aberdeen in 1968
  • MD from the University of Aberdeen in 1969
  • MI Biol. From the Institute of Biology, London

Appointed as Chairman of the Department of Surgery and Professor of surgery from  16th September 1972 to 15th September 1974.

Professor Dhall was married  to Irene Dorothy Dhall and at time appointed to to the department had five children.

During his time in department he also serves as external examiner to the University of Dar Es Salaam in Medical physiology May 1974.

On completion of his contract in Kenya he eventually settled in Australia (Queanbeyan. Country: Australia) where amongst other things served as Director of the Institute of Sathya Sai Education in Human Values, in Canberra, Australia. 

(Recent photo of Dr. Dhall addressing a Character Education Seminar at the 10th Anniversary Celebrations of the Sathya Sai School in March 2010.)

He has written many books on the teachings of Sri Sathya Sai Baba and Human Values, and at least 200 medical journal articles.   Amongst his book publications are Studies on dextran and blood platelets, Studies on the filtration pressure of blood amongst others.