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.
Category: Board of Directors
Mr. Kanchan Banerjee, Managing Director .
Kanchan is a Healthcare IT professional. He has co-founded the Indo-US Health Initiatives and Boston Center of Excellence for Health and Human Development (BoCE). He is a certified yoga teacher and have been giving yoga workshops especially on college campuses in the US.
Mr. Pramit Maakoday, Director
Pramit Maakoday is the co-Founder and Director of Indo-US Health Initiatives, the Boston Center of Excellence for the Health and Human Development and the e-Kisaan Foundation. Pramit has been the Vice President International Region of Computer Society of India (CSI). His current focus is on large scale e-healthcare and smart healthy city projects in India. Pramit was also awarded at NRI Gaurav Mahotsav by the IT minister of India, Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh and also received other Philanthropic awards.
Dr. N. K Manjunath, Director
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.
Dr. Darshan Mehta, Director
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.
Dr. Manoj Bhasin, Director
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
Dr. Purnima, Director
Dr Purnima, founder of charitable organization ‘Health is Wealth Foundation’ graduated from K.G. Medical College in Lucknow and received post-graduate training at many premier medical institutions in USA. US board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology, she practiced as Minimally Invasive Robotic Gynecologic Surgeon. She served as Chief of Obstetrics Gynecology at Lowell General hospital, MA. She has also done board certification and advanced fellowship program in Obesity Medicine. As an Obesity Medicine expert, she formulated ‘BaroFit’, a scientific nutrition-based weight management protocol.
Mrs. Haimanti Banerjee, Director
Haimanti is a Healthcare technology expert and has worked at several hospitals including Boston Children’s and Mass General as a quality control expert. She is also a certified yoga teacher and teaching in Boston area for past 20 years.
Dr. Anusha Shegal, Director
Classically trained Ayurvedic physician with over 15 years of experience in education, clinics and research. She is currently the Chair of the National Ayurvedic Medical Association Certification Board (NAMACB) and the academic director of the Boston Ayurveda School. Dr. Sehgal has been working to showcase authentic Ayurveda for which she is the author of Elementary Concepts of Ayurveda, to be released soon.
Mr. Sandeep Chakravorty (Ex Officio), Director
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.