Dr C V Raghuveer got his MD in Pathology from the prestigious JIPMER in Puducherry in the year 1979. After spending a year at JIPMER he went abroad and worked in 2 different Foreign Universities for 6 years. He came back in 1986 and joined the world famous Kasturba Medical College in Mangalore as Assoc. Prof. in Pathology and from then on there was no looking back, he was promoted as Professor in 1988 and was placed as Head of Dept. in 1990. In 1992 just before the inception of Manipal Academy of Higher Education he was placed as the youngest Associate Dean of Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore. As an Assoc. Dean he brought about revolutionary changes in Education, Patient Care and Research. To date he has 183 publications to his credit. As a Post Graduate teacher he brought in new avenues in teaching and learning which are still in vogue in the college. He was made Ph.D supervisor apart from being an MD thesis guide. He supervised 10 Ph.D scholars & 30 MD Dissertations. Being an astute orator he was acclaimed as an Excellent Teacher. Just prior to his retirement from Manipal Institutions he was transferred to Melaka Manipal Medical College for 2 years as a Professor. He retired from Manipal Institutions in 2011. A fledgling Medical College called Srinivas Medical College grabbed him and made him Medical Director cum Dean. He left Srinivas Medical College after 2½ years and joined Yenopoya University, where he was appointed as Director of PG studies. Very soon Yenopoya administration realised his administrative prowess and promoted him as Registrar of the University. He remained as Registrar for 2½ years before he was hand-picked by SDUAHER to occupy the position of the Vice Chancellor of the University. As a Vice Chancellor he brought about noteworthy changes in Academics and Administration. He registered 3 Ph.D scholars which paved the way for 3 more Doctorates of SDUAHER. After 2½ years he chose to go back to Mangalore and re-joined Yenopoya University as the First Pro Vice Chancellor. He was placed I/c. of Ayush Campus. During his stay at Yenepoya, he completed Certificate Courses in Palliative care, Geriatric and Music therapy He completed his tenure and joined the Yenopoya speciality Hospital as a Consultant in Palliative Medicine. He was recalled by the Management of SDUAHER in April 2022 to occupy the position of Pro Chancellor. He joined SDUAHER as Pro Chancellor in May 2022. His role as Pro Chancellor has been crucial.
He wishes to transform SDUAHER to a wonderful Deemed University shining with impeccable strides in Research, Patient care and Teaching.