Currently serves as the US Secretary of Health and Human Services under the Trump Administration. Mr. Azar was formerly the United States Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Services under George W. Bush from 2005 to 2007. Mr. Azar was President of the U.S. division of Eli Lilly and Company and was a member of the board of directors of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization.
He is currently the Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare since 2014, member of Rajya Sabha from Himachal Pradesh and Parliamentary Board Secretary of Bharatiya Janata Party. Earlier, Mr. Nadda was a minister in Himachal Pradesh government.
The Department of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy, abbreviated as AYUSH, is a governmental body in India purposed with developing education and research in Ayurveda (Indian traditional medicine), Yoga, Unani, Siddha, and Homoeopathy, and other alternative medicine systems.
He was a professor of diabetes and endocrinology a consultant and clinical practitioner, author of 8 books, and a newspaper columnist. He is the ex-Chairman, National Scientific Committee Diabetes, Research Society for Study of Diabetes in India. Author of five books, Elsvier published monograms and over a dozen chapters in various text books of Diabetes and Medicine.
Currently serving as the U.S. Representative for Hawaii's 2nd congressional district since 2013. She was also a Vice Chair of the Democratic National Committee until February 28, 2016. She served in a combat zone in Iraq from 2004 to 2005 and was deployed to Kuwait from 2008 to 2009. Gabbard previously served in the Hawaii House of Representatives from 2002 to 2004, becoming at age 21 the youngest woman to be elected to a U.S. state legislature at the time.
A member of the Indian Foreign Service (IFS) since 1996, has served in India’s Missions in several countries. Prior to becoming Consul General of India in New York in August, 2017, he was the ambassador of India to Peru and Bolivia. Earlier he was India’s deputy chief of mission in Bangladesh. He has also served in Indian embassies in Madrid and Bogota. In India’s Ministry of External Affairs he has held several positions including press relations officer, staff officer to minister and worked on desks dealing with Central Asia, East Asia and China.
Chairman, International Day of Yoga Experts Committee, Chairman of Task force of AYUSH Chairman of SAC of CCRYN, Govt of India, Ministry of AYUSH. Dr. Nagendra is now the Chancellor of Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana, Bangalore (S-VYASA) Deemed University. He has published 30 Research Papers in Engineering; authored and collected 110 papers on Yoga and co-authored 35 books on Yoga. He has guided nearly 20 PhD students.
Dr. Hari Sharma, a professor emeritus at The Ohio State University College of Medicine, a professor of pathology and former director of Cancer Prevention and Natural Products Research, who has done over ten years of research on herbal medicines. Dr. Sharma has published more than 100 scientific articles and has authored three books. He has presented his work worldwide, including to the World Health Organization, National Institutes of Health, and the Food and Drug Administration.
A distinguished physician-scientist, current dean of Emory University School of Medicine. He serves as Chief Academic Officer of Emory Healthcare and as Woodruff Professor. Dr. Sukhatme was Chief Academic Officer and Harvard Faculty Dean for Academic Programs at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston and the Victor J. Aresty Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. His longstanding interest in cancer currently centers around tumor metabolism and tumor immunology and on "outside-of-the-box" approaches for treating advanced cancer. He has conducted studies on genes important in kidney cancer and polycystic kidney disease.
Professor Bhushan Patwardhan brings over 30 year experience in research and development in the area of evidence based Ayurveda, ethnopharmacology, drug discovery & development and integrative medicine. He is a Fellow of National Academy of Medical Sciences (India) and visiting Professor at Indian Institute of Advanced Studies, Shimla. He is present Chairman of Academic Planning and Development Committee of National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education & Research. He was invited as temporary consultant to Commission on Intellectual Property Innovation and Public Health of the World Health Organization Geneva.
Former Chairman of Board of Registration in Medicine, State of Massachusetts, Former Board of Director Federation of state Medical Board, Associate Clinical Professor Harvard Medical School and Ortho surgeon at MGH, Chief, Arthroscopic Surgery Sports Medicine Orthopaedic Surgeon. Dr. Dinesh Patel is the Chief of Arthroscopic Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School. Associate Neuroscientist, Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders, Departments of Medicine and Neurology, Brigham and Women's Hospital. Field of research - Mind-Body Medicine. Special area of interest in the evaluation of the clinical effectiveness and basic psychophysiological mechanisms underlying the practice of yoga and meditation techniques
Timothy McCall, MD is a board-certified physician specializing in internal medicine, and the author of two books, Examining Your Doctor: A Patient's Guide to Avoiding Harmful Medical Care (Citadel Press) and Yoga as Medicine: The Yogic Prescription for Health and Healing (Bantam). He is co-editor of the first medical textbook on yoga therapy, The Principles and Practice of Yoga in Health Care. He practiced medicine for more than 10 years in the Boston area before devoting himself full-time to investigating and teaching yoga therapy. Certified as a yoga therapist by the International Association of Yoga Therapists, he is the Founder/Director of Yoga As Medicine Seminars and Teacher Trainings and, until 2016, co-directed a yoga therapy center just outside of New York City.
Dr. Kamdar is the Associate Director of the Division of Palliative Care, and the Director of the Mass General Cancer Pain Clinic. He graduated from Emory University School of Medicine, and completed his residency in internal medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital. After residency, he completed the Harvard Palliative Medicine fellowship, followed by a second fellowship in Interventional Pain at the Mass General Department of Anesthesia's Center for Pain Medicine. Dr. Kamdar holds dual clinical appointments in both Palliative Care and Anesthesia Pain Medicine, and is on faculty at Harvard Medical School.
Prof. Dr. Tanuja Nesari MD (Ayu) PhD is professor and head of department of Dravyaguna (department of medical plants & pharmacology) at the All India Institute of Ayurveda in Delhi, India. Is one of the leading experts for Ayurvedic clinical herbal pharmacology, phytotherapy and dietetics. Director of Ayurveda Rasashala, an Indian pharmaceutical company. Extensive experience in teaching and research.
Dr. Neha Vapiwala is a radiation oncologist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Hospitals of the University of Pennsylvania-Penn Presbyterian and Penn Medicine Chester County Hospital. She received her medical degree from Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and has been in practice between 11-20 years.
Dr. Danhauer is the Associate Director of the Office of Women in Medicine and Science (OWIMS) and has been a member of the faculty of Wake Forest School of Medicine since 2003. A psychologist by training, her research focus is on reducing symptoms and enhancing psychological wellness in cancer survivors. She was promoted to Associate Professor in 2010 and awarded tenure in 2013. She holds joint appointments in the Department of Internal Medicine, Section on Hematology and Oncology and the Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CTSI) at the School of Medicine. Dr. Danhauer has led or been a co-investigator on numerous NIH grants, published 60 articles
Dr. Suhas Kshirsagar is an accomplished Ayurvedic doctor with a varied background and experience. He was a research associate in an Indian Ayurvedic pharmaceutical company, Ayurveda Rasashala. He was Chairman of Dept. of Medicine at Maharshi College of Vedic Medicine in Albuquerque, NM from1999-2001. He was a medical director and an assistant professor at the Maharshi University of Management, Fairfield, IA from 2001-2002. He has published research articles and given lectures on radio and television worldwide. He has extensive clinical experience in Ayurvedic therapies and Panchakarma. Dr. Kshirsagar is an advisor of the Kerala Ayurveda Academy in the US.
Prof. Dr. Abhimanyu Kumar, is currently the Vice Chancellor at Uttarakhand Ayurveda University, Dehradun. He is the former Director, All India Institute of Ayurveda, New Delhi and is involved in academic, clinical and research activities for last 30 years in various capacities. He has authored five books and published 145 research papers in various scientific national and international journals. Prof Kumar also served as Director General of Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences, New Delhi, Ministry of Ayush, Govt. of India.
Dr. Balram Singh is a leading expert on protein structure, protein folding and functions, botulinum toxins and biodefense agents. He is the founder of Prime Bio. Inc., a leading product and service provider, and Institute of Advanced Sciences. A Professor with an interest in teaching innovative biotechnology, Ayurvedic biotechnology physical biochemistry, biochemistry, biological spectroscopy, fluorescence spectroscopy for biochemists, chemistry of the mind, biochemistry laboratory, and science of yoga.
Padmashri Darshan Shankar is the managing trustee of FRLHT and founder of TDU. His core contributions lie in the field of educational innovation. He started his career in 1973 at the age of 23, at the University of Bombay, where he designed and implemented a post graduate “experiential” learning program that won a Commonwealth Award in 1976, for being the best program in the Commonwealth for linking University education to community needs
Mr. Vivek Sharma currently serves as the CEO of Piramal Pharma Solutions (PPS), a global leader in providing Contract Research, Development and Manufacturing services towards the life sciences industry. PPS offers integrated solutions from discovery through development and commercialization, with research and manufacturing facilities in North America, Europe, and Asia.
As a board-certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist, Vrinda Devani, M.D. has a passion for women's health and empowering women towards vibrant health and living. She is a believer in unfolding the human body's potential through a blend of complementary and allopathic medicine. In addition to being a physician and certified Ayurvedic practitioner, she also has a love for yoga and is a certified AyurYoga teacher
The audience and viewers of the Guinness world Record Prime Show watched breathlessly as a man warped himself into a small plexiglass box on the stage. This extraordinary being is none other than Yogi Coudox from France. His Holiness Yogi Codoux was born in 1946 in Tibet and later moved to Paris, France. For many years he has traveled the world spreading the message of Yoga in order to reveal its extraordinary capacities on the human body, mind, and soul.
Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program, Director of Medical Student Education, Raritan Bay Medical Center. His book on Alzheimer's and Meditation entitled ‘Why Buddha never had Alzheimer’s: A Holistic Treatment Approach through Meditation, Yoga, and the Arts’ has received the prestigious United States Natilus Award.
Assistant Professor, Medicine, Harvard Medical School. Co-Director, Genomics, Proteomics, Bioinformatics and Systems Biology Center, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Dr. Bhasin is experienced Bioinformatician/biostatistician with strong track record in computational vaccine design, functional proteomics, systems biology and transcriptional data analysis
Director, Research and International Affairs, S-VYASA University. Professor and Head of Anvesana Research Laboratories. He has conducted extensive research on yoga and its use for various disorders and has published many papers from his research. He is Editor of the International Journal of Yoga.
Director of the Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. He also serves as Associate Chief of Psychiatry and Director of the Division of Psychiatry and Medicine at MGH and is a Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School
He is currently working as a professor of research at Southern California University College of Eastern Medicine. A supervising clinician in ayurvedic medicine, acupuncture and eastern medicine at SCU’s Health Center and provides acupuncture and eastern medicine services at the Student Health and Counseling Center at California State University, Fullerton
An Indian Ayurveda physician who received a Padmashri Award for Medicine in 2015. He is appointed as Special Secretary in the Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India. He is the former Vice Chancellor of Gujarat Ayurveda University, Jamnagar. He founded Chakrapani Ayurveda Clinic & Research Center in Jaipur, India in 1998.
Technical Officer, Traditional Complementary and Integrative Medicine Unit, World Health Organization (WHO). He has been the head of the Department and Senior Consultant in Integrative Medicine and Ayurveda at Medanta The Medicity, Gurgaon, India
Medical Director and Director of Medical Education at Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine at MGH. He is also Associate Director for the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Brigham & Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School and serves as a consulting physician to the Home Base Program at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Mehta in an Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School.
Professor Department of Radiotherapy, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi. Prof. Sharma is involved in the field of Oncological Sciences for last 35 years. Treating cancers by comprehensive approaches with special preference to gynecological cancers is his main passion. His dedication to Preventive Oncology showed miracle in harvesting early and late stage disease
A medical doctor and a professor of natural integrated medicine at Matanzas Medical Sciences University in Cuba. Professor of Natural Integrated Signaling. Cathedra of Mind Body Integration and Biomedical Sciences Research. Member of National Group for Cancer Control, Atherosclerosis Society, and Natural – Bioenergetics. Society. Collaborator of CENESEX, of Oncology cancer program, and Neurodevelopment Center. Member of Society for Integrative Oncology. USA