Officers

Executive Committee​

Dr. Vivek Shanbhag

President

Dr. Vivek Shanbhag, ND, MD-Ayurveda, BAMS, CYEd.- is a California Licensed Naturopathic Doctor with over 30 years’ experience as Ayurveda Doctor, Professor &…

Dr. Amit Gumman

Vice-President

Dr. Amit Gumman is the founder, President, and Chief Clinician of Harmony Healing Center, an eminent clinic of Integrative Healing Sciences in North America.

Dr. Aparna Bapat

Treasurer/Secretary

Dr Aparna Bapat has been practicing Ayurveda in India, Europe, and the US. As a successful Ayurveda practitioner and educator in the US she has been in the …

Dr. Sujata Reddy​

Governance

Dr. Sujata Reddy has been an Ayurvedic Doctor & Mental Health Counselor for over 20 years under Heartland wellness LLC. She runs a wellness franchise that …

Board of Directors

Dr. Aparna Bapat

Dr Aparna Bapat has been practicing Ayurveda in India, Europe, and the US. As a successful Ayurveda practitioner and educator in the US she has been in the …

Dr. Bhaswati Bhattacharya

Dr. Bhaswati Bhattacharya is a Harvard-educated, licensed, board-certified holistic physician trained in family medicine and preventive medicine, dividing her time..

Dr. William (Bill) Courson

William (“Bill”) Courson was director and principal instructor of the New Jersey Institute of Ayurveda, in Montclair, New Jersey and is currently Dean of Academic Affairs and…..

Dr. Amit Gumman

Dr. Amit Gumman is the founder, President, and Chief Clinician of Harmony Healing Center, an eminent clinic of Integrative Healing Sciences in North America.

Dr. Meenakshi Gupta

Vaidya Meenakshi Gupta BAMS, Masters in Ayurveda (Gold Medalist), Panchakarma Specialist, Certified in Nutrition Science and Child Nutrition…………

Dr. Kaushik Somesh

Dr. Somesh N. Kaushik is the chief medical practitioner of Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic in Cross River, NY. With over 35 years’ experience as an Ayurvedic physician, Dr. Kaushik’s medi..

Dr. Shanmugamurthy Lakshmanan(Shan)

Shanmugamurthy Lakshmanan (Shan) is the Vice Chancellor of the Vetha Center for Transdisciplinary Studies and a Harvard…

Dr. Renee Mehhra

Dr. Renee Mehrra, based in New York has a doctorate in Public Health and is being consistently recognized by the Asian Indian community as one of the most prominent b..

Dr. Sujata Reddy

Dr. Sujata Reddy has been an Ayurvedic Doctor & Mental Health Counselor for over 20 years under Heartland wellness LLC. She runs a wellness franchise that …

Dr. Mahadevan Seetharaman

Dr. Mahadevan is a Duke Integrative Healthcare Leader and founder of AYUSH Living. As an Ayurveda Evangelist Health and Nutrition Consultant and Yoga Teacher,..

Dr. Vivek Shanbhag

Dr. Vivek Shanbhag, ND, MD-Ayurveda, BAMS, CYEd.- is a California Licensed Naturopathic Doctor with over 30 years’ experience as Ayurveda Doctor, Professor &…

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Dr. Jessica Vellela

Dr. Jessica Vellela, BAMS, is the first American-born woman to become an Āyurvedic Doctor and practice independently in India. She is the founder of ĀYU Academy, ĀYU Council and ..

Board of Advisors

Prof. Vaidya. Dr. Shekhar Annambhotla

Vaidya Shekhar Annambhotla is the Founding Director of Ojas LLC, Ayurveda Wellness Center, in Pennsylvania and the Foun..

Rachel Mor

Dr. Rachel Mor

I was born and raised in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. My family came to Indian Territory in the 1860’s. My great grandfather graduated from…

Prof. Dr. Tanuja Manoj Nesari

She is the Chair for the Health Sector sub-skill Council for AYUSH and a member of Governing Council of IMS, BHU..

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Dr. Virender Sodhi

Dr. Virender Sodhi was the first Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physicianin the United States. He earned a M.D. (Ayurved) degree in 1980 fromthe Dayanand…

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Dr. Harish Kumar Verma

Dr. Verma is an Ayurveda clinician, educationist, entrepreneur and author. As a clinician he…

Committees and Committee Leaders

Board Development

Dr. Sujata Reddy​

Dr. Sujata Reddy has been an Ayurvedic Doctor & Mental Health Counselor for over 20 years under Heartland wellness LLC. She runs a wellness franchise that …

Dr. Amit Gumman

Dr. Amit Gumman is the founder, President, and Chief Clinician of Harmony Healing Center, an eminent clinic of Integrative Healing Sciences in North America.

Program Development

Dr. Meenakshi Gupta

Vaidya Meenakshi Gupta BAMS, Masters in Ayurveda (Gold Medalist), Panchakarma Specialist, Certified in Nutrition Science and Child Nutrition…

Dr. Somesh Kaushik

Dr. Somesh N. Kaushik is the chief medical practitioner of Dr. Kaushik’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic in Cross River, NY. With over 35 years’ experience as an Ayurvedic …

Credentialing

Dr. Bhaswati Bhattacharya

Dr. Bhaswati Bhattacharya is a Harvard-educated, licensed, board certified holistic physician trained in family medicine and preventive medicine …

Dr. Virender Sodhi

Dr. Virender Sodhi was the first Ayurvedic and Naturopathic physicianin the United States. He earned a M.D. (Ayurved) degree in 1980 fromthe Dayanand…

Financial Management / Fundraising

Dr. Aparna Bapat

Dr Aparna Bapat has been practicing Ayurveda in India, Europe, and the US. As a successful Ayurveda practitioner and educator in the US she has been in the ….

Dr. William (Bill) Courson​

William (“Bill”) Courson was director and principal instructor of the New Jersey Institute of Ayurveda, in Montclair, New J…

Membership

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Dr. Jessica Vellela

Dr. Jessica Vellela, BAMS, is the first American-born woman to become an Āyurvedic Doctor and practice independently in India. She is the founder of ĀY…

Events

Dr. Shan Lakshmanan

Shanmugamurthy Lakshmanan (Shan) is the Vice Chancellor of the Vetha Center for Transdisciplinary Studies and a Harvard trained Scientist…

Dr. Vivek Shanbhag

Dr. Vivek Shanbhag, ND, MD-Ayurveda, BAMS, CYEd.- is a California Licensed Naturopathic Doctor with over 30 years’ experience as Ayurveda Doctor, Professor &…

Public Relations / Partnerships

Dr. Bhaswati Bhattacharya

Dr. Bhaswati Bhattacharya is a Harvard-educated, licensed, board certified holistic physician trained in family medicine and preventive medicine …

Dr. Renee Mehhra

Dr. Renee Mehrra, based in New York has a doctorate in Public Health and is being consistently recognised by the Asian Indian…

Marketing / Branding

Dr. Mahadevan Seetharaman

Dr. Mahadevan is a Duke Integrative Healthcare Leader and founder of AYUSH Living. As an Ayurveda Evangelist..

Dr. Renee Mehhra

Dr. Renee Mehrra, based in New York has a doctorate in Public Health and is being consistently recognised by the Asian Indian…

Dr. William (Bill) Courson​

William (“Bill”) Courson was director and principal instructor of the New Jersey Institute of Ayurveda, in Montclair, New Jersey…