Dr. Archana Sreedharan | Ayurveda | Best Researcher Award

Shri Dhanwantry ayurvedic College and hospital, Sector 46 B, Chandigarh- India

Author Profile

Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. Archana S. began her academic journey with a Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (BAMS) from the Government Ayurveda College, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, where she graduated with First Class honors in 2009. She further specialized in the field of Prasuti & Streeroga (Ayurvedic Obstetrics and Gynecology) by completing her M.S. (Ayurveda) from the same institution in 2014, again achieving First Class honors. Her academic pursuit reached its pinnacle with a Ph.D. in Ayurveda from the Gujarat Ayurved University, Jamnagar, in 2019.

Professional Endeavors

Dr. Archana has a rich professional experience in both academic and clinical settings. She started her career as an Assistant Professor in the Dept. of Prasuti-Streeroga at PNNM Ayurveda Medical College, Kerala. She then served as a Clinical Expert and Lecturer at the Glocal College of Ayurvedic Medical Sciences and Research Centre in Uttar Pradesh. Her full-time Ph.D. scholarship at IPGT and RA, Jamnagar, further enriched her expertise. Currently, she is an Associate Professor in the Dept. of Prasuti & Streeroga at Shri Dhanwantry Ayurveda College and Hospital, Chandigarh.

Contributions and Research Focus

Dr. Archana’s contributions to Ayurveda are multifaceted. She has been a registered Ayurvedic Practitioner with The Travancore Cochin Council for Indian System of Medicine since 2010. Her research focuses on the management of reproductive and child health, as evidenced by her completion of an ePostgraduate Program in Management of Reproductive and Child Health Programmes from the Indian Institute Of Public Health, Delhi, and a Certificate course on Health Research Fundamentals from ICMR-NIE. She is also engaged in an ongoing Certificate course in Research to Publication by BMJ, University of California San Francisco, and Manipal Academy of Higher Education.

Accolades and Recognition

Dr. Archana’s academic achievements include distinctions in her 10th and Plus-Two examinations. She has successfully supervised research projects, such as the one entitled “Knowledge, Attitude and Practices towards the use of Ayurvedic medicines in gynecological ailments among the female population of Chandigarh,” which was selected under the Studentship Programme for Ayurveda Research Ken (SPARK).

Impact and Influence

Dr. Archana’s impact extends beyond her immediate academic and clinical environments. Her dedication to advancing the field of Ayurveda through education, clinical practice, and research has influenced many students and practitioners. Her work in reproductive and child health is particularly notable, contributing to the betterment of community health through Ayurveda.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Dr. Archana’s ongoing research and educational activities promise a lasting legacy in the field of Ayurveda. Her commitment to integrating traditional Ayurvedic practices with modern research methodologies ensures that her contributions will continue to influence and inspire future generations of Ayurvedic practitioners and researchers. She aims to preach, practice, and promote Ayurveda, solidifying her role as a clinician and academician dedicated to the holistic development of this ancient science. 

Archana Sreedharan | Ayurveda | Best Researcher Award

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