Professor Dr. Bhushan Patwardhan
National Research Professor, Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, Interdisciplinary School of Health Sciences, Savitribai Phule Pune University
National Research Professor-AYUSH, former Vice Chairman, University Grants Commission and Chairman Indian Council of Social Science Research. Member of several academic research and policy committees such as NITI Aayog, Planning Commission, Lancet Citizen’s Commission, National Board of Examination, United Nations, World Health Organization Geneva. Fellow, National Academy of Sciences and National Academy of Medical Sciences (India). Founder Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine published by Elsevier. Recipient of several orations, awards, holds 8 Indian, 2 US Patents, 175+ scientific publications and 9900+ citations.