2008 - Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, University of Mauritius
1982 - MS Surgery, Gauhati University
1979 - MBBS, Gauhati Medical College
Dr Dawka is currently serving as Professor of Surgery at SSR Medical College, Mauritius. After obtaining his MBBS qualification and his Master’s degree in Surgery, he has practiced and taught surgery in India, Nepal, and Mauritius. He holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education from the University of Mauritius, and an Executive MBA from the National Institute of Business Management, India. Dr Dawka has an interest in teaching methodology and has worked extensively on the design of medical curricula. In addition, he is interested in travel medicine and the physiology of extreme environments. He was among the first mountaineering expedition doctors trained by the Indian Army. He has also trained under the USAID program in Nepal for Disaster Management and Hospital Preparedness and he is a qualified primary trauma care instructor. The author of over 30 publications and the reviewer of many more as editor for two journals, Dr Dawka joined Edanz Group as a research consultant in 2016.