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Nishat Quddus, Editor in Chief

Qualifications-MPT (Osteomyology)

Current Role- Associate Professor, Head Department of Physiotherapy, School of Nursing Sciences and Allied Health(SNSAH), Jamia Hamdard

Ms Nishat Quddus is currently pursuing her PhD from Jamia Hamdard. Her PhD research is on “Effect of Exercise on Foot Posture, Ankle Muscle Strength, range of Motion, Balance and Functional Performance in middle age Versus old age adults with Type 2 Diabetes. She also designed a common curriculum for both U.G and P.G physiotherapy courses as a member of Curriculum Task Force Committee, nominated by Govt of India, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in 2014. She also served as an official physiotherapist in the Common Wealth Games, India 2010.

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Prof. (Dr.) R.K Sharma, Editor in Chief, Occupational Therapy

Qualifications- - Graduated (BOT Hons) From AIIMS, Post-graduation From Nagpur Govt University (M.O.TH) And PhD in occupational Therapy (Orthopaedics) Jaipur.

 Current Role- Dean Paramedical & allied health sciences, Principal Santosh occupational therapy college

Prof. (Dr.) R.K Sharma, a distinguished figure in the field of occupational therapy, brings with him a wealth of experience and expertise. Having served as the former Head of Department at Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi, he now contributes his invaluable knowledge to the Santosh Group of Institutions. Dr. Sharma's contributions to research are profound, particularly in pioneering the development of Evaluation of Functional Percentage Disability tailored specifically for Indian conditions. His role as a Co-investigator in the ICMR-sponsored research project from 1981 to 1983 led to the creation of a disability evaluation method now widely utilized by WHO and across India. Notably, Dr. Sharma's innovative spirit led him to patent a groundbreaking wheelchair design in 2021. His dedication to advancing the field is evident through a plethora of national and international publications in rehabilitation. Over the years, Dr. Sharma has been duly recognized for his outstanding contributions, including receiving the Occupational Therapy Professional Excellence Award from AIOTA in 1993 and being honored as a Fellow of the Academic Council of Occupational Therapy (FACOT) in 1994. He served as the President of AIOTA for four consecutive terms from 1994 to 2002 and has held various esteemed positions such as Editor of the Indian Journal of Occupational Therapy (IJOT) and Dean of the Academic Council of Occupational Therapy. Dr. Sharma's influence extends beyond his professional achievements; he actively contributes to shaping education standards and policies as the Chairman of the Committee of Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy Council, Delhi Government, among other significant roles.

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Prof(Dr)Richa Hirendra Rai, Executive Editor

Qualifications- PhD. Hospital Administration and Management, Pacific University of Higher Education, Udaipir. BPT, MPTh (Cardio Respiratory), Delhi Pharmaceutical Sciences And Research University (DPSRU), New Delhi, India

 Current Role- Professor at Delhi Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research University New Delhi

Prof Dr Richa H Rai, an academician and expert in Cardio-Pulmonary Physiotherapy, has postgraduate experience of more than 19 years in the field. She graduated from S.S.G.Hospital, M.S.University, Vadodara and she post graduated from T.N.M.C Nair Hospital, Mumbai University. She has been a Board and University topper and is also an MBA (Finance) and CFA. A fine amalgamation of academics and clinical practice, she has treated more than 40000 patients.

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Sadashiv Ram, Associate Editor

Qualifications- Virginia Commonwealth University, Ph.D. in Allied Health professions; Major-Gerontology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Masters in Gerontology

 Current Role- Director of Rehabilitation/Physical Therapist,Skilled Nursing Facility Stoddard Baptist Global Care,Functional Pathways, Washington DC USA

Sadashiv is Doctorate level trained Physical Therapist (PT) with extensive experience and expertise in Osteomyology (Orthopedic PT) and Gerontology (Ms & Ph.D.) and currently working as a full-time PT in Washington Center of Aging, DC. Sadashiv has about fifteen years of clinical experience within Out/In-patient, Skilled Nursing Facility, Assisted Living Facilities, Hospice, and home-based settings. He is an APTA certified CI with a passion to reach the best care response for his clients. With advanced level training in spine/extremities mobilization techniques; physical therapy-related research design, data collection and analysis, technical writing, public speaking, and presentation, as well as statistical software development, he is a well-rounded physical therapist in any type of health care setting. He has experience as a full time as well adjunct faculty at the university level curriculum. He is a company recognized Clinical Leader, Master Clinician in Balance and Falls Prevention & Complex Disease and Management and has assisted in the teaching of several onsite courses for CEUs. He holds active PT licenses in Virginia, & Maryland, District of Columbia. He has been working in skilled nursing facilities since 2011 and have assisted in more than 10 SNFs in District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia. In addition, he also covers many ALFs and Home-Health areas.

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Sujata Missal, Occupational Therapy Editor

Qualifications- MSc O.T. (Hand Rehabilitation)and PGDR(OT) from All India Institute Of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Bombay, Mumbai, India

Current Role- H.O.D , Department of Occupational Therapy, KMCH Coimbatore

Professor Sujata Missal has been working as HoD at KMCH Coimbatore in the capacity of clinical supervisor since 2000. She has led many workshops such as Awareness program on “Office Ergonomics at Murata Machinery India Pvt Ltd and has contributed through guest lectures in reputed educational institutes such as SVNIRTAT

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Dr.U.Ganapathy Sankar, Associate Editor

Qualifications- PhD, Paediatrics, SRM University Chennai. Certified Sensory Integration Therapy Program, Southern California University, USA

Current Role- Dean, SRM College of Occupational Therapy Coimbatore

Dr.U.Ganapathy Sankar is a paediatric Occupational therapist with more 10 yrs of experience in the field. He has presented scientific papers related to Autism, ADHD, Learning disability, sensory Integration Therapy, Neuro developmental therapy and cerebral palsy etc in various National and International conferences. His scientific paper has been published in various National and International peer reviewed journals. He has received Best paper presentation award for his Excellency in research in Clinical Research workshop. He has received Appreciation award for his research work in the field of Paediatric Occupational Therapy during teacher day function in 2012 and 2013 at SRM University. Dr.Ganapathy Sankar enjoys working with families as a team and finds it very important to involve parents in the Occupational therapy process from start to finish. Parents are not only impressed with his warm and caring way with their children, but also his vast clinical knowledge and reasoning skills. He has a very unique approach to Occupational therapy and finds it crucial to not only understand the physical and mental state of the child, but the child as a whole. He combines many treatment techniques and philosophies and tailors a unique protocol for each child.

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                                                                                                                  Dr. Shivani Bhardwaj, Associate Editor

QualificationsBOT, MOT (Neurology) (Gold Medalist), Phd In Occupational Therapy, Fellowship In Advanced Occupational Therapy: Neurorehabilitation (FAOT:NR, India)

Current Role- Assistant Professor, Jamia Hamdard University, New Delhi

Dr. Shivani Bharadwaj stands out as a promising figure in the realm of occupational therapy, marked by her innovative contributions and academic excellence. She secured a patent for an Improved Wheelchair in 2021, reflecting her commitment to advancing mobility solutions. Dr. Bharadwaj's academic prowess has been duly recognized, earning her the prestigious Vice Chancellor's Gold Medal and the Vishishta Yogyata Certificate from CCS University Meerut in 2018, highlighting her outstanding achievements. In 2023, she was honored with the Youth OT Achiever Award by AIOTA, a testament to her rising influence and significant contributions to the field. As a respected faculty member, Dr. Bharadwaj has shared her expertise at various platforms, including as a speaker at the National Health Skill Conclave in 2020 organized by Santosh Deemed to be University and the Faculty Development Program in 2021 hosted by Galgotias University. Furthermore, her active involvement as a faculty member at the Physical Adjunct Modality to Occupational Therapy (PAMOT) sessions in collaboration with ACOT and Santosh Deemed to be University underscores her dedication to fostering education and professional growth in occupational therapy.

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Angusamy Ramadurai

Qualifications- Master of Physiotherapy -Neurology, Jamia Hamdard

Current Role- Physical Therapist Resident,Peace River Physiotherapy, Alberta, Canada.

Angusamy Ramadurai has 23 years of experience in patient management. Angusamy has practiced in a variety of fields and locations, in his long-standing carrier as a physiotherapist, he has worked in academic and clinical settings in India, Botswana, and Canada. He is proficient in designing and providing structured therapeutic exercises program, techniques such as soft tissue massage, and electrotherapeutic modalities. He was heading the Neurological out-patient division at the Banarsidas Chandiwala institute and then as a Principal Physiotherapist in the largest referral hospital in Botswana, Southern Africa for 12 years before joining Peace River Physical Therapy

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Avanianban Chakkarapani

Qualifications- Master of Physiotherapy, Annamalai University (Orthopaedics)
Bachelor of Physiotherapy, Annamalai University

Current Role-Lecturer M. Kandiah Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman

Avanianban has more than 10 years  as  educator in Orthopedics, Sports Physical Therapy. He designed Bachelor of Physiotherapy(Hons)curriculum in Malaysia with the help of his more than 6 years of experience as an expert member in curriculum development and review process.

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Zbigniew Sliwinski

Current Role- Professor (Phd) Jan Kochanowski University in Kielce

Professor MD, PTD. Zbigniew Sliwinski is a national-level consultant in physiotherapy in Poland. He is also an author of 535 scientific titles, including 188 scientific publications, 40 books, monographs and scripts, and in compact prints, 28 publications and 347 publications.He is the editor of 16 monographs in this 6 item, the scientific editorial edition of Polish books translated from English. Known in the country, and not only for the unique methods of functional diagnostics and therapy. He uses cryogenic temperatures to treat children and adults with CNS lesions.

From 2010 to present he has served as the Vice President of the Board of Directors of the Polish Society of Physiotherapy and President of the Lower Silesian - Branch of the Polish Society of Physiotherapy. Between 1995 and 2006, he was the Vice President Scientific Research of the Polish Society of Manual Medicine, and since 1987 he has been a member of the Board of the Polish Society of Cardiopulmonary Resistance, a member of the Polish Society of Manual Therapy in the holistic model and a member of the Polish Society of Manual Medicine. He is the editor-in-chief of Polish Physiotherapy and a member of editorial colleges; Orthopedics Traumatology Rehabilitation. Orthopedics Info, Kineziterapija, Rebalitaciojos Mokslai,Rehabilitation in Practice, Manual Therapy in Holistic Model, The Journal of OrthopedicTrauma Surgery and Related Research, Orthopedic Quarterly, Polish Oncology.

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Ashokan Arumugam

Qualifications- PhD, MPT (Orthopaedics & Manual Therapy)

Current Role-Assistant Professor,(Phd) Department of Physiotherapy, College of Health Sciences, University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Dr. Ashokan Arumugam is an Assistant Professor of Physiotherapy at University of Sharjah (UOS), United Arab Emirates (UAE). He is an Orthopedic Manual Physiotherapist with a special interest in physical activity analysis of sedentary and diseased populations, and biomechanical analyses of the lower limbs in individuals with ACL injuries. He received his PhD with a Doctoral Scholarship from University of Otago, New Zealand. He completed his postdoctoral fellowship at Umeå University, Sweden. He is a member of Prof. Charlotte Häger’s U-motion Laboratory, Sweden. He is a primary investigator for funded projects, amongst others, at UOS investigating factors associated objective physical activity levels in different populations of the UAE. He has published 52 papers in Scopus-indexed journals. He is a (co-)supervisor for 11 MSc and three PhD candidates for their dissertations/theses. He is the (co-)author of 35 national and international conference presentations. He had worked as a clinician and/or an academic in various professional capacities in India, New Zealand, Sweden, and Saudi Arabia. He is an Associate Editor of BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders and a member of Sedentary Behavior Research Network, Emirates Physiotherapy Society, International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP), and the Indian Association of Physiotherapists.

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 Jaskirat Kaur

Qualifications- PhD (Neurosciences), Bachelors of Physiotherapy,  Post Graduate Diploma.

Current Role- Resident Physiotherapist,Arvan Rehab group Ontario,Canada

Jaskirat has worked with a tertiary hospital for many years, where she has led in the areas of teaching, clinical and research. Her expertise is in the field of neuro-musculoskeletal, neurological and geriatric rehabilitation. With her novel and practical teaching skills, she seeks to motivate her students to become excellent therapists. In addition, she has several national and international publications in peer–reviewed journals. Her strengths include excellent organizational skills, ability to adapt and learn new technology, multi-tasking, prioritizing and managing high volume of requirements.

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Jeba Chitra

Qualifications-Bachelors in Physiotherapy from Saveetha College of Physiotherapy, Post Graduation in Paediatric Neurology from SRM College of Physiotherapy

 Current Role- Consultant and HOD Neurology , KLE Institute of Physiotherapy Belagavi

Jeba worked in 2 Institutes from 2002 to 2004 before joining KLE Institute of Physiotherapy in July 2004 as an Assistant Professor. She has worked in the capacity as a Vice Principal and Dean over the years and is currently working as Professor and HOD of the Department of Neuro Physiotherapy in the Institute and a consultant in the Neuro Physiotherapy department in KLE Hospital . Her areas of interest are Stroke Rehabilitation and Spasticity management.

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Vaibhav Madhukar Kapre

Qualifications-Masters of Physiotherapy (M.P.T) Elective; cardio respiratory, Pune University, D.Y.Patil College of Physiotherapy, Pune, Maharashtra. Bachelor of physiotherapy (B.P.T.), Devi Ahilya University (DAVV)

 Current Role- Professor H.O.D.Cardiopulmonary Physiotherapy Department,Teaching & Guiding BPT & MPT students.Mahatma Gandhi Mission (MGM) Institute of Physiotherapy, Aurangabad

Professor Kapre has been with the Mahatma Gandhi Mission (MGM) Institute of Physiotherapy for the last 10 years and is currently serving as the HOD of the Cardiopulmonary Physiotherapy Dept. Before MGM, he was Assistant Professor at Peoples Institute of Physiotherapy, Peoples University, Bhopal. His area of expertise is Cardio Respiratory and Intensive Care Physical Therapy.

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Dr Shovan Saha

Qualifications-Bachelor of Occupational Therapy infrom SVNIRTAR, Utkal University, Odisha; completed full time post professional Masters in Occupational Therapy in from LTM Medical College, Mumbai University, Mumbai; Doctorate in Occupational Therapy (outcomes in assistive technology) from Manipal University, Karnataka.

 Current Role- Associate Professor & head, Occupational therapy,School of allied health sciences,Manipal university, Manipal,Karnataka,India

Shovan started his professional career at Spastic Society of Northern India, New Delhi, in 1994, then followed by LTM Medical College & Sion Hospital, Mumbai (1996- 1997), and has been associated with Manipal University since 1997. Currently, he plays the dual responsibility of a clinician and an academic. As a clinician he is passionate about exploring and strategizing various interventional methods to facilitate the process of return to work for clients with traumatic and non-traumatic musculoskeletal conditions. His area of interest is in hand rehabilitation, hand splinting, designing of low technology assistive devices. As an academic, he is involved in conducting classroom teaching for BOT program and full time post professional MOT. He is mentor and Guide for MOT students with elective in Hand and Musculoskeletal Conditions.Besides this he is also involved in facilitating the process of Clinical Placement for international occupational therapy students at Manipal University from universities in Canada, Germany, Australia, Denmark, England, Norway, Nigeria, Seychelles, Austria, New Zealand, DPR Korea. His interest into the subject of hand splinting, led him to establish one of the worlds few live (on patients) hand splinting course, started in 2008.

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Dr.P.Shanmuga Raju

Qualifications- MPT Paediatric Neurology, Tamil Nadu Dr.MGR Medical University,Chennai

 Current Role- Professor & Head of Department of Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation, Chalmeda Anand Rao Institute of Medical Sciences

Dr Shanmuga Raju has been in the field of physiotherapy for the last 20 years. He has contributed to numerous research papers, publications and has authored(Handbook of Neurological Physical therapy-Evidence based Practice). He has been the recipient of numerous awards. He founded and is the Editor in Chief of Journal of Chalmeda AnandRao Institute of MedicalSciences, Karimnagar.

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Dr Jasobanta Sethi

Qualifications-MPT in Sports Physiotherapy, PhD in Ergonomics,Sports Medicine & Physiotherapy from Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar

 Current Role- Professor & Director, Amity Institute of Physiotherapy, Amity University,Noida, UP

Prof (Dr) Jasobanta Sethi has received his MPT in Sports Physiotherapy, PhD in Ergonomics,Sports Medicine & Physiotherapy from Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, India and FIAP from Indian Association of Physiotherapists. Currently, he is working as Professor of Physiotherapy in Amity University, Noida, India. Previously, he worked as Principal of Vikas College of Physiotherapy, Mangalore, Principal of Gautham College of Physiotherapy, Bangalore, and Deputy Dean & Head, Department of Physiotherapy, Lovely Professional University, Punjab.

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Dr Patitapaban Mohanty

Qualifications- PGDR, MPT, PhD

 Current Role- Associate professor & Head, department of physiotherapy SVNIRTAR

An industry veteran, Dr Patitapaban Mohanty is currently serving at the esteemed Department of Physical Therapy, Swami Vivekanand National Institute of Rehabilitation Training and Research, Cuttack, India. He has a research expertise in Low Back pain, Lumbar spine,; Iliac spines, Muscle tension, Sciatic nerve, Intervertebral disc.He is an academic and researcher with 18 years of enriched experience in university education, research, training, and consultancy. He holds a doctorate degree from Siksha O Anusandhan deemed to be University, Odisha, India. He has a distinctive array of research papers in national and international peer-reviewed journals indexed in Scopus and other eminent databases with 130 publications in indexed National and International journals and 6 published text books.

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Dr Dibyendunarayan Bid

Qualifications-PhD (RK University, Rajkot),MPT(Ortho)(M G University,Kottayam),PG Diploma in Sports Physiotherapy (Alagappa University), BPT (NIOH, Calcutta), Fellowship in Osteopathy and Manipulative Therapy, PG Diploma in Health Sciences (Acu).

 Current Role- Senior Lecturer, The Sarvajanik College of Physiotherapy

With 24 yrs of experience in the field, Dr Bid is currently working as a faculty member in the Sarvajanik college teaching Physiotherapy in Musculoskeletal Sciences, Research Methodology, Kinesiology, Exercise Therapy and Sociology. He has published more than 25 original research articles as author & co-author in various national and international journals including Elsevier, PJIAP, and many other journals. He has also published 3 books Sociology for Physiotherapists Psychology for Physiotherapists and Central Sensitization in Chronic Nonspecific Low back Pain. He is a well-known resource person in the field of Manipulation therapy and Kinesio Taping and has conducted many workshops across India.

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Dr Pooja Sharma

Qualifications- Masters from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore with specialization in Pediatric. M.B.A in Healthcare Services and Ph.D. from Amity Business School, Amity University Noida

 Current Role-Assistant Professor, Department of Hospital Management and Hospice Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia

An academician and researcher, Dr Pooja Sharma has served as a faculty in Amity University, Noida for 15 years.She has keen interest in research and innovation and has published numerous research papers in peer reviewed indexed journals which include database like SCOPUS. She has authored chapters in the field of healthcare services in National and International Books and has copyrighted questionnaires in the field of Healthcare Marketing. She has been an invited speaker and has chaired the sessions in Conferences. She is a Reviewer and Editorial Board Member for many National and International journals. She is the recipient of awards like Certificate of Excellence for outstanding performance in the MBA program and Certificate of National Healthcare Service Excellence Award 2021 for Teaching Research and Development in the field of Healthcare.

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Neeraj Kumar

Qualifications-BPT, MSPT, PhD (Pursuing)

Current Role-  Professor & Vice Principal Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam College of Physiotherapy, Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences, Loni, Ahmednagar, Maharashtra

 

Mr Neeraj Kumar is the Vice Principal and Professor at Dept. of Orthopedic Physiotherapy at Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam College of Physiotherapy, Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences (Deemed to be University), Loni, Ahmednagar. Before that he worked as Associate Professor & HoD(Dept. of Physiotherapy), Sanskriti University,Mathura. He is currently pursuing PhD and specializes in Sports Physiotherapy and Exercise Phyisology

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Baskaran Chandrasekaran

Qualifications-BPT, MSPT, PhD (Pursuing)

 Current Role-  Assistant Professor - Selection Grade and HoD Incharge, Department of Exercise and Sports Sciences

Baskaran Chandrasekaran is Assistant Professor in the Department of Exercise and Sports Sciences at SOAHS, Manipal University. His career interest is to promote physical activity in children and sitting office works to curb non-communicable diseases. He is guiding research projects regarding community health promotion and physiological profiling of athletes, active member in Institutional committee of SOAHS student council empowerment and SOAHS alumni andresearches regarding sports drinks and physiological performance in sports.

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Abraham Samuel Babu

Qualifications-Ph.D Cardiac Rehabilitation in Pulmonary hypertension, Manipal Academy of Higher Education. MPT, Cardiopulmonary Sciences and Cardiac Rehabilitation, School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education. Fellowship in Cardiac Rehabilitation, Medvarsity, Apollo Hospita.

 Current Role- Associate Professor, Department of Physiotherapy, Manipal College of Health Professions, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal

Dr. Abraham Samuel Babu is a physiotherapist with about 15 years of experience in cardiac rehabilitation. He is an Emerging Leader (2019 Cohort) from the Salim Yusuf’s World Heart Federation Emerging Leaders program and the European Association of Preventive Cardiology Young Ambassador to India.He has developed low cost exercise based protocols for acute coronary syndromes and has initiated programs for exercise based cardiac rehabilitation for acute coronary syndrome, heart failure and pulmonary hypertension and was part of the National guideline for providing treatment algorithms. He is actively involved with the International Council for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation (ICCPR) and has been a part of various key projects on advocacy and cardiac rehabilitation globally. He recently reported the state of Cardiac rehabilitation in India from the ICCPR global survey and was part of a team that summarized the state of cardiac rehabilitation in India a few years back. His work has focused on the delivery of cardiac rehabilitation through home-based models and has recently been working with pulmonary hypertension and recently proposed a technologically driven model to facilitate use of cardiac rehabilitation during the COVID pandemic

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Dr Nalina Gupta

Qualifications-Ph.D, Patients expectations and current standards of physiotherapy care for patientswith paraplegia in India, R K University, Rajkot, Gujarat. MPT (Neurosciences and Adult Neurology), Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE)

 Current Role- Associate Professor,College of Physiotherapy, Sumandeep Vidyapeeth Deemed-to-be-University, Vadodara, Gujarat

Dr.Nalina is currently working as an Associate Professor at Sumandeep Vidyapeeth. She has an extensive body of research with 20+ national and international publications and has contributed chapters in international books. She has also been the recipient of prestigious scholarships such as Epilepsy Foundation Scholarship for Young Presenters and has won many publishing awards.

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Prof Suraj Kumar

Qualifications-M.P.T. (Sports medicine), M.I.A.P., M.D.C.P., Vice President POSA, Convener (IAP, Etawah branch) Ph.D, Physiotherapy, King George Medical University, Lucknow

 Current Role- Professor, Centre for Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation Sciences,Jamia Millia Islamia

Professor, Centre for Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation Sciences,Jamia Millia Islamia .An academician with more than a decade of experience, Dr.Suraj Kumar has contributed in 80+ research papers. He completed his PhD in the topic of (Assessment of dynamic muscular stabilization in non operative treatment of lumbar pain syndrome). He has also authored multiple books in the field of Exercise Therapy and has been the recipient of multiple awards and fellowships such as Fellowship Award 2022 from IAP. He was also the Official Physiotherapist and medical professional with INDIAN WOMEN HOCKEY TEAM for 15 th Asian Games held at Doha, Qatar held in 2006

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Dr Vijayraj Vediappan

Qualifications- Ph.D, Himalayan University, Arunachal Pradesh. MPT Neurology Nandha College of Physiotherapy,Dr.M.G.R Medical University

 Current Role- Professor and Principal Nehru College of Physiotherapy Nehru Gardens, T.M Palayam, Coimbatore

Dr.VijayrajVediappan has about 17 Years of Experience in both Academic and Clinical setups. Prior to Nehru College, the worked as Professor and Principal in SNS College of Physiotherapy and Professor and HOD in Nandha College of Physiotherapy. He has been awarded the Significant Contribution Ward to the field of Physiotherapy for 2021, honored by KG Nexus.

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Anu Bansal

Qualifications-Masters in Physiotherapy from department of Sports Medicine and Physiotherapy Guru Nanak Dev University Amritsar

 Current Role- Asst. Professor, Amity Institute of Health Allied Sciences

Anu Bansal has been working at the Amity Institute of Physiotherapy since last 15 yrs. Her teaching interests are Physiotherapeutics in Sports, Elective Sports, Biomechanics & Kinesiology, Applied Biomechanics ; Kinesiology.

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Dr Pardeep Pahwa

Qualifications- PhD, LPU. M.P.T. (Musculoskeletal Disorders),DolphinInstt. of Bio- Med. and Natural Science, Dehradun. MBA (Health care Services), Sikkim Manipal University

 Current Role- Lecturer in Physiotherapy CRC Sundernagar, Himachal Pradesh

Pardeep Pahwa is presently working as lecturer in Physiotherapy at Composite Regional Centre, Sundernagar, Mandi (H.P) (Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, New Delhi). He is also a research scholar at LPU, Jalandhar and is currently working on inclusive Tele-physiotherapy (i-TelePT) for Cerebral Palsy children in school settings

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Dr Nilima Bedekar

Qualifications- PhD University of Pune, MScPT University of East London UK, PT School GMC Nagpur

 Current Role- Principal & Professor, HOD Musculoskeletal Sciences Department, Sancheti Institute College of Physiotherapy, Pune

Dr Nilima Bedekar is a MUHS Recognized Teacher, PG Guide, PhD Guide in Physiotherapy and has a clinical experience of 15+ years. She has also practiced as a Senior Physiotherapist in Oman and UK. She has published over 30 papers in national and international journals.

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Dr. Anand Kumar Singh

Qualifications-Masters of Physiotherapy in Orthopaedics from the Maharishi Markandeshwar University (India); Bachelors of Physiotherapy from the Guru Nanak Dev University (India)

 Current Role- Assistant professor M.P.T Orthopaedics, Ph.D. Pursuing School of Medical and Allied Sciences G.D. Goenka University

Anand Kumar Singh is an expert in the area of musculoskeletal injuries with a background in Physiotherapy in Orthopaedics. He has taught and guided research in these domains for more than 11 years including professional practice. Prior to taking up the current role in 2019, Anand Kumar Singh served in academic position as a Head of Physiotherapy Department, at R P Indraprastha Institute of Medical Sciences (India) Anand Kumar Singh holds a Masters of Physiotherapy in Orthopaedics from the Maharishi Markandeshwar University (India); Bachelors of Physiotherapy from the Guru Nanak Dev University (India).

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Vijayan Gopalakrishna Kurup

Qualifications-Ph.D (Physical Education)-Alagappa University, Karaikudi ; Professional Diploma in Clinical Research (PDCR)-Catalyst Clinical Services, New Delhi ; MPT (Ortho)-Rajah Muthiah Medical College &; Hospital (RMMC & H), Annamalai University;P G Diploma in Hospital Management-Directorate of Distance Education, Annamalai University - 2002

 Current Role- Chief Physiotherapist, Rajagiri hospital,Aluva Ernakulam,Kerala

Dr Vijayan main area interest is in orthopaedic rehabilitation and ergonomic consultation. Dr Vijayan provides leadership and support to his team at Rajagiri Hospital by maintaining a commitment to high quality, professional and holistic care and giving clients the advice and exercises they need to remain pain and injury free.

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Dr.Charu Chadha

QualificationsPh.D (Physiology) Amity University

 Current Role-  Assistant Professor Assistant Professor, Banarsidas Chandiwala Institute of Physiotherapy

Dr Charu Chadha is an Assistant Professor with 13 years of clinical and academic experience. Her specialization is Neurology. Her past experience was as Physiotherapist at BL Kapur Hospital, New Delhi. She has contributed more than 34 publications in national and international journals. She has been guiding Post Graduate students in their dissertation work since last 8 years.

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Vaibhav Aggarwal

Qualifications- M.P.T. Jamia Hamdard

 Current Role- Associate Professor,Physiotherapy Department, Swami Rama Himalayan University, Jolly Grant, Dehradun

Vaibhav Aggarwal has completed his UG and PG in physiotherapy in 2002 and 2005 respectively, and has post PG teaching and clinical experience of 13 years. He has been the incharge of physiotherapy department at SRHU, Dehradun. He has accredited 15 paper publications in national journal and has spoken at many international and national conferences.

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Dr.Deepti N Wadhwa

Qualifications-Pursuing PhD from APJ Abdul Kalam college of Physiotherapy, Loni (deemed), MPT from Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam College of Physiotherapy, Loni

 Current Role- Associate Professor At M .V .P. S College Of Physiotherapy, Nashik,India

Dr Deepti Wadhwa is an assistant professor at M.V.P.S College of Physiotherapy specialised in community physiotherapy, Nashik since six years. She is also sub-coordinator of the India Association of Physiotherapists women cell Nashik District since July 2018, and Maharashtra Chairperson for Health and Wellness - All Ladies League.

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