Dr. Ajai Kumar Pandey is working as Assistant Professor in Department of Kayachikitsa, Faculty of Ayurveda, IMS, BHU, Varanasi since May 2007. He has B.Sc., BAMS, MD(Ay)- Kaya Chikitsa, Diploma in Yoga, and Ph.D degrees to his credit. He has received many awards such as ‘Late Professor U.A. Asarani Gold medal’ ,‘Yoga Gaurav Award’ of Indian Academy of Yoga 2017, ‘Vagbhata award’ of AAPNA 2017, ‘Kayachikitsa Visharad Award’ by Bharat Seva Sansthana, ‘Popular Teacher Award-2019’ by National Medicos Organization etc.
Dr. Ajai Kumar Pandey has completed two research projects as co-investigator, funded by CIMAP-CSIR(M21-153) and DST. He has published many papers in national & international journals and chapters in various textbooks. He has contributed chapters to the ‘Training Module for Geriatric Health Care’, Published in 2008 by Department of AYUSH and to the Open Vocational Education Programme (HPM) on ‘Certificate Course in Ayurvedic Therapy’ Course Code- 721 & 722 (For Panchakarma Technician Module 1 & 2) Published in June- 2011 by NIOS (Governed by M.H.R.D).
He has edited 4 books on Ayurveda pertaining to Kayachikisa Subject. He has supervised and Co-supervised more than 20 MD (Ay) scholars and has Guided 3 Ph.D scholars. Presently, he is actively involved in clinical research in the area of metabolic, endocrine and autoimmune disorders.