Medindia's Editors and Content Development Team
Our Editorial and Content team is committed to providing its audience with accurate, authentic and authoritative health information. Our team of researchers, writers and editors strive to create content that is timely, relevant, informative and engaging and is backed by the latest medical science and research. All health and medical content is reviewed by our Medical Review team - consisting of highly qualified doctors and medical experts - to ensure that it is medically accurate and validated.
Medical Review Team
Medindia's Content Development Process
Lakshmi is an alumni from Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, Porur, Chennai. She has published an Android App 'drexampill' containing study material for First and Second year MBBS students. She is interested in academics, teaching and enjoys writing. Her hobbies include reading, solving cryptic crosswords, cooking and baking, listening to South Indian classical music.
Dr. Ravali graduated MBBS in March 2013 from MNR Medical College, India. She has worked in various Hospitals as a Duty Medical Officer. Dr. Ravali has experience in Pediatrics and Cardiology in the United States, and was also a research intern in the department of Cardiac Electrophysiology at KUMC, Kansas City, Kansas, USA. Her interests include singing, cooking, writing and she is a nature lover.
Her deepest passion is working on human experience of disability. She holds a PhD in Psychology. She is also interested in experiences of chronic and genetic illnesses.
Dr Karishma, is a public health professional hailing from Kerala. She completed her MBBS from JMMC RI, Thrissur in 2012 and went on to work for 2 years before pursuing DPH in Govt Medical College,Trivandrum. Karishma is presently pursuing her MPH at the National Institute of Epidemiology (NIE), Chennai. She has a passion for reading, writing and traveling and believes that the online platform is a source for responsible information.
Dr. Bharati obtained his PhD in Physiology with specialization in Vaccines in 2001 from the University of Calcutta. He carried out his doctoral work at the Calcutta School of Tropical Medicine. He did his post-doctoral training at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK, specializing in Molecular Biology and Immunology. He has subsequently been working in various scientific capacities at the National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi and the Translational Health Science and Technology Institute, Faridabad, Delhi NCR. His major research areas include Infectious Diseases, Virology, Public Health, and Health Policy. He has a passion for writing on medical topics and has published extensively. He spends his leisure time reading and listening to music.
Dr. Shivani has 9 years of experience as a healthcare payor business strategist and wellness solutioning expert. She possess the skills of secondary research, business development, corporate wellness, customer relationship management, claim management and hospital revenue cycle management. She has been most recently associated with Vipul Medcorp TPA as Senior Manager- Employee Benefits, handling Karnataka Region. Dr. Shivani has also been associated with WHO as an external monitor in their National Polio Surveillance Program.
Dr. Sunita is a practising Diabetologist and Endocrinologist, who completed her MBBS from Siddhartha Medical College, Vijayawada. After working in UK for 11 years, she returned to India, where I worked as a Consultant Diabetologist. She moved to Hyderabad and started my her own clinic - New Leaf Diabetes Clinic. Having worked abroad has given Dr. Sunita a broad outlook on life. She loves to spend time with her patients. She believes in holistic treatment - taking care of both the physical and psychological well-being of her patients. Her aim is to provide patient centered and compassionate care. Dr. Sunita is driven, enthusiastic, an eternal optimist and derives happiness from small pleasures of life.
Dr. Harpreet has a passion for writing and believes the online medium is the only effective platform that can easily and quickly reach out to people, educating them on medical information and lifestyle changes.
Amrita has a masters in Human Genetics from Sri Ramachandra medical College and is hooked onto everything even remotely associated with genes. She loves every aspect of writing, the research, planning and actually weaving all the thoughts together. If she's not writing, she's busy being an avid reader, traveler, cricket mom, cook, gardener or a driver.
Sushma's passion for writing has taken her far and wide, to places in the advertising and IT industries, where she has contributed towards Content and Digital Marketing. Her other interests are baking, dancing and traveling.
Shirley is passionate about teaching and writing. She conducts nutrition education program for children in an NGO. Her hobbies are cooking, gardening and photography.
A postgraduate in Bio-informatics with long teaching experience, works for news section, writes and edits articles for Medindia.
Maulishree possesses substantial experience in the field of Diet and Nutrition. She has undergone training on the "Kaya life philosophy of diet planning". She has worked with Tarla Dalal and has contributed health articles in her magazine "Cooking and more" and has also done recipe research and development for the health book "Top Ten Healthy Foods".
Hannah hails from Hyderabad and has received Master of Philosophy Degree in Food Service Management and Dietetics from Women's Christian College, Chennai. She is passionate about teaching, mentoring and counseling. Hannah likes to travel, explore and is adventurous. She aspires to pursue her Ph.D in the near future.
Julia has worked as a part-time lecturer in Women's Christian College, Chennai. She is passionate about educating people, esp students about healthy eating, fitness and well-being.
Vanessa has worked as a Tutor & Urology Technologist in the Urology Department, Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, Chennai. She has been a Research co-ordinator, trained in a wide variety of Genito Urinary disorders, assisted Urologists and oriented in transplant co-ordination registry and patient counseling. Vanessa is an enthusiastic web content writer and has managed certain other aspects of web content. Her other interests include reading, writing, cooking & baking, drawing & painting and traveling.
Suchitra has completed her M.S. in Pharmacology at Northeastern University, Boston in addition to B. Pharmacy and M.Sc Biological Sciences from BITS Pilani. She is currently pursuing the AMWA (American Medical Writer's Association) Essential Skills Certification course. She has around 12 years of research experience in the field of Neuropharmacology, Drug Metabolism and Biochemistry. Her education background in biology and pharmacology and work experience in neuropharmacology and drug metabolism has given her good knowledge on the drugs in the market, their benefits, side effects and interactions. Suchitra hopes to bring her expertise to the field of medical writing by providing accurate and authentic information about diseases and conditions, drugs and supplements to the general public. Her hobbies include reading, traveling, cooking and cycling.
Madhu, an alumni of Madras Medical College writes on drugs and handles the drug section on Medindia. Her long term dream and desire is to become an entrepreneur in the Pharma field.
She has experience working in drug regulatory affairs working closely with US FDA and dealing with pertinent product literature and approval of new products to be marketed.
Her expertise is in the area of speech and hearing and she also holds a certificate in Medical Transcription. She is an activist against 'heavy school bags' that can cause damage to the "backs" of young kids in India.
Shivangi, has completed her M.Pharm (Pharmaceutics) from Invertis University, Bareilly (2013). She currently works as an Assistant Professor in Rakshpal Bahadur College of Pharmacy, Bareilly, India. Her academic credentials include, a research project on self emulsifying drug delivery system for leprosy treatment. She has a passion and flair for writing and has six published articles to her credit. She has presented papers in international as well as national conferences. Her interests include, research and learning the new advances in drug delivery systems related to pharmaceutical field.
Jayashree holds Masters in Pharmaceutics from Mumbai University. She has extensive experience in R&D of pharmaceutical formulations. Her hobbies include reading, writing, traveling, listening to music and painting.
Reporter, Writer and Quality Control Overseer for Medindia. Also teaches at the Institute of Distance Education (IDE), University of Madras.
Pavithra, is a Scientific Patent Analyst with 7 years of experience and exposure in various industries. She has a passion for writing medical articles and a flair for the English language.
Kanimozhi has completed her Masters in M.Tech Genetic Engineering from SRM University, Chennai. She works as a Content Researcher for Medindia. She loves to play badminton and her other interest include reading, drawing and traveling.
Elina holds a Masters in Dietetics and several certifications from universities that include S.N.D.T. University, Mumbai, Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi in areas like Diabetes Education, Prescribing Exercise, Child Nutrition, Health and Fitness Management and so on. She is a motivational speaker and enjoys writing health related articles and blogs. Her fitness mantra is 'eat sensibly and exercise without excuses - each drop of sweat matters'. She is proficient in weight management, clinical nutrition, stress management, pregnancy care, child nutrition and management of lifestyle diseases. Ardour and diligence are two traits that she believes most reflect her as person. Elina is interested in writing and photography.
Sneha is a Clinical Nutritionist and Certified Diabetes educator. She strongly believes that healthy diet and lifestyle modifications are the best ways to prevent and treat diseases. Her hobbies are reading, baking and listening to music.
Meeta hails from the city of Kolkata. She has completed her schooling from La Martiniere for Girls and did her Masters at Rani Birla Girls' College. Meeta is a Fundraising Consultant for G4l Foundation (an environment based non profit). To her credit she has written articles and ebooks on health topics. Her interests include coordinating with corporates and schools for various contact programs, watching information based documentaries and reading anything informational.
Bidita's interests are environmental journalism and traveling to new places. She is currently pursuing M.Phil in International Relations.
Works as Content Research Analyst for Medindia and also responsible for calculator section.
Lingaraj, B.ScContent & Database Coordinator
Checks Copyright Issues and works as an online coordinator of the contents flowing into Medindia.
Based in the UK. Chief co-ordinator for health articles.
A competent clinical dietician by profession, graduated from SNDT University, Mumbai, Nishita is currently practicing as a lifestyle health coach with GOQii Technologies in mentoring people setup realistic fitness goals for themselves. She also spends her time exploring & enhancing her skills in cooking healthy dishes, putting her dietetic knowledge into practice. She strongly believes in practicing what she preaches, so she has strictly complied to most of the fitness recommendations she suggests to clients. Writing & researching extensively about fitness related topics to various websites & online startups have been her forte as well.
Complementary Medicine Team
Dr. Rachita is a consulting homoeopath with a passion for prose. She has contributed to numerous international websites and is a voracious reader, entrepreneur and music lover.
Dr. Trupti is an Ayurvedic physician experienced in managing various chronic and lifestyle disorders. She is an avid blogger in current medical trends along with focus on wellness and preventive care.
A doctor who qualified in complementary medicine but has worked in clinical research area and keeps herself abreast with what is latest in the medical field. Her other interests include reading, writing, cooking and photography.
Dr. Sunita blends homeopathy treatment with latest medical technology and lifestyle modifications. An M.D.[Hom] from Marathwada University, she is currently based in Vashi, Navi Mumbai and attends to local and overseas patients. Her hobbies include watching movies, reading, trying out new recipes and visiting new places. She has traveled extensively to USA and UAE. She strongly believes that healthy relationships, a sense of humor and regular physical activity are the key to good health.
Medindia's Writers & Contributors
Her broad concerns for environmental issues have led her to pursue masters in environmental engineering. She loves to cook, and her long-term goal is to become an entrepreneur.
Dr. Haleema has specialized in critical care medicine. She believes in achieving perfection in whatever she does. Dr. Haleema has graduated from Al Ameen Medical College, Bijapur Karnataka and did her fellowship in critical care from Apollo Hospital, Bengaluru. She is currently pursuing her Fellowship in diabetes from Apollo Hospital Bengaluru. She enjoys reading, singing and listening to music.
Dr. Osborne, has been working in general practice since 2002. As a GP, his practice covers a wide range of areas, from pediatrics to elderly medicine. Being an avid rugby enthusiast, his particular interest lies in sports injuries. He is head practitioner here at Treated.com, which provides a new and exciting, yet safe and secure way of delivering medical care to patients.
She has contributed news stories for Medindia and written several special reports.
Savitha has worked as a news editor for Medindia and helped with content enhancement.