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  • Krishan Kumar Sony

    Editorial Board Member
    keshusony@rediffmail.com

    Krishan Kumar Sony
  • Krishan Kumar Sony

    Associate Professor
    Department of Psychiatry, PGIMER, Chandigarh

    Dr. Krishan Kumar Sony (KKS) is Associate Professor (Clinical Psychology) of Department of Psychiatry with Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India. He has done his study from Central Institute of Psychiatry (CIP), His main area of Interest are Personality, Neuropsychology and Psychotherapy. He is Life Fellow of Indian Association of Clinical Psychologists and member of various International and National body like Association for Psychological Science, (APS), (Washington, DC 20005-2727 USA), President Walter Mischel. International Association of Holistic Psychology (IAHP), Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI). He is Member of State Mental Health Haryana and Editor and Deputy Editor of various reputed Journals.

  • Kashinath G Metri

    Editorial Board Member
    kashinath@curaj.ac.in

    Kashinath G Metri
  • Kashinath G Metri

    Assistant Professor

    Department of Yoga Science

    Central University of Rajasthan

    Dr. Metri [BAMS (Ayurveda), MD (Yoga), and PhD (Yoga)] is an Ayurveda physician and a Yoga therapy consultant. Presently, he is working as an Assistant Professor in the department of Yoga science, at the Central University of Rajasthan, India. He is an eminent researcher in the field of Yoga and Ayurveda. Dr. Kashinath’s contribution to the field of yoga therapy research is remarkable, his research work is predominantly on the clinical population, and on the application of yoga therapy in major health challenges like cardiovascular disease, metabolic disorders, and mental health issues.

    https://curaj.ac.in

  • Sanjay Munjal

    Editorial Board Member
    munjal.sanjay@pgimer.edu.in

    Sanjay Munjal
  • Sanjay Munjal

    Additional Professor

    Department of Otolaryngology

    PGIMER, Chandigarh

    Dr. Munjal is Ph.D, MSc in (Speech Hearing) from PGIMER and presently works as Additional Professor and In-charge, Speech and Hearing Unit, Department of Otolaryngology, PGIMER, Chandigarh. His main focus area are auditory electrophysiology, cochlear implants, tinnitus, auditory dys-synchrony, cleft palateand he specializes in audiology and speech language pathology. He has been awarded with Muktesh’s Award-Best paper in Speech Pathology, ISHACON; Dayalan Samuel’s SSV Award-Best paper in Audiology, ISHACON, 1996; Dr. N.R. Chaudhary Memorial Award-Best paper in Audiology, ISHACON, 2010; Dayalan Samuel SSV Award for best paper in Audiology. ISHACON, 2011; Young Scientist award at 9th Asia Pacific Symposium on Cochlear Implants and related Sciences held at Hyderabad from 26th-29th Nov 2013

    http://pgimer.edu.in/PGIMER_PORTAL/PGIMERPORTAL/home.jsp

  • Babita Ghai

    Editorial Board Member
    ghai.babita@pgimer.edu.in

    Babita Ghai
  • Babita Ghai

    Professor

    Department of Anaesthesia

    PGIMER, Chandigarh

    Dr.Ghai is a Professor in Anesthesia, and a consultant in Pain clinic at PGIMER, Chandigarh, India. With an experience of 21 years of post MD teaching and research experience, with keen interest in pain management, pain education & pain research and policy creation, she has special interest in the management of Chronic Pain with main focus on comprehensive pain management of the low back pain. Dr. Ghai has made significant contributionsin pain education and management field at international, South-East Asian, Asian, National,Institutional, undergraduate, postgraduate, nursing and community levels. She has been instrumental in establishing the pain clinic at her institute.

    http://pgimer.edu.in/PGIMER_PORTAL/PGIMERPORTAL/home.jsp

  • Pramod Avti

    Editorial Board Member
    avti.pramodkumar@pgimer.edu.in

    PRAMOD AVTI
  • Pramod Avti

    Associate Professor

    Department of Biophysics

    PGIMER, Chandigarh

    Dr. Avti is currently working as Associate Professor, Department of Biophysics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India.He was a research associate at Department of Electrical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering Divisions, Laboratory of Molecular Imaging, Ecole Poly-technique and Department of Chemistry, McGill University, Montreal. He was a postdoctoral associate at the Department of Biomedical Engineering, Ecole Poly-technique, Montreal and also postdoctoral fellow at Departments of Biomedical Engineering, Stony Brook University, New York, USA. His interests include biomedical imaging, Nano-medicine, tissue engineering, and integrative medicine.

    http://pgimer.edu.in/PGIMER_PORTAL/PGIMERPORTAL/home.jsp

  • Raghavendra Rao

    Editorial Board Member
    director-ccryn@nic.in

    Raghavendra Rao
  • Raghavendra Rao

    Director

    CCRYN

    New Delhi

    Dr. Rao PhD, BNYS from Mangalore University presently works as Director, Central Council for Research in Yoga and Naturopathy, Ministry of AYUSH, Govt. of India. He has completed several research projects in the field of rheumatoid arthritis, pre-diabetes, diabetes, and CVD risk prevention using both yoga and naturopathy interventions at well-known Institutions. He is a member of the AYUSH research Portal, Govt of India, Hi has won several awards such as Sushila Thakur Prakriti Mandir prize in 2001 by APPICON and Manonmani Rudraiah award. He also won the ASCO Conquer cancer foundationmerit award in 2013 by American Society of Clinical Oncology.

    http://ccryn.gov.in

  • Suraj Khanal

    Editorial Board Member
    khanal.suraj@pgimer.edu.in

    Suraj Khanal
  • Suraj Khanal

    Additional Professor

    Department of Cardiology

    PGIMER, Chandigarh

    Dr. Khanal received his DM (Cardiology) from AIIMS, and MD (Medicine) & MBBS from Gauhati University. He is presently works as Additional Professor, Cardiology, at Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India. He is Life-Member of Cardiological Society of India and member of API. He specializes inpreventive cardiology, echocardiography and complex coronaryinterventions. His areas of interest arepercutaneous coronary intervention including complex cases and CTO’s, permanent pacemaker and AICD implantation, and Echocardiography: adult and congenital.

    http://pgimer.edu.in/PGIMER_PORTAL/PGIMERPORTAL/home.jsp

  • Rahul Tyagi

    Editorial Board Member
    rahul15tyagi@gmail.com

     Rahul Tyagi
  • Rahul Tyagi

    Research Associate

    Allergy and Immunology Unit

    Department of Pediatrics

    PGIMER

    Dr. Tyagi had his graduate degree in the neurogenesis and cognitive neuroscience discipline. He has a strong inclination towards integrative health care, especially Yoga and its effect in the life style disorders. His ongoing post-doctoral research involves identification of novel genetic and epigentic targets causing primary immune deficiency, specifically common variable immune deficiency. He is largely interested in curation of genetic, epigenetic disorders based on curation strategies including geome editing, gene replacement as well as by ayurgenomic and integrative system based approaches. He is interested in conducting the research in quality defined set up which he inherited from his thesis environment. He is also a proponent of policy changes towards establishing integrative and traditional knowledge to treat modern health concerns.

  • R Vetrivendan

    Editorial Board Member
    vetrivendan@vetriyoga.com

    R Vetrivendan
  • R Vetrivendan

    Medical Officer

    Department of Siddha

    Government of Tamil Nadu

    Dr. Vetrivendan is BSMS, MSc (yoga therapy) working as Siddha medical officer – Department of Siddha, Government Hospital, Ministry of Health Ayush Department, Government of Tamil Nadu for past 20 years. He underwent Research Training from ICMR both in clinical research and biomedical research. Presented research papers in National and International conferences both in Indian and foreign countries. Recently working as SRF in Niyantra Madhumeha Baratham (NMB). He is one of the Expert in 18 member’s high level committee of CCRYN, GOI. He served as chairman in syllabus committee 2017 for framing the syllabus for MD (siddhar Yoga Maruthuvam) under Central Council of Indian Medicine, GOI, New Delhi.

    http://vetriyoga.com

  • Ananda Balayogi Bhavanani

    Editorial Board Member
    yoga@mgmcri.ac.in

    Ananda Balayogi Bhavanani
  • Ananda Balayogi Bhavanani

    Director

    CYTER, Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth

    Pondicherry.

    Yogacharya Dr. Bhavanani, a recognized PhD guide for Yoga therapy, is known to be the first Indian recognized as an IAYT Certified Yoga Therapistby the International Association of Yoga Therapists, USA. He presently works as Director of Centre for Yoga Therapy Education and Research (CYTER), and Professor of yogatherapy at the Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth, Pondicherry. He is an Honorary International Advisor to the International Association of Yoga Therapists, the Australasian Association of Yoga Therapists, The World Yoga Foundation and Gitananda Yoga Associations, worldwide. He is currently member of numerous expert committees of the Ministry of AYUSH. He is Consultant Resource Person for the WHO Collaborative Centre in Traditional Medicine (Yoga) at MDNIY, New Delhi.

    https://sbvu.ac.in/cyter/