Dr. Anupama Kizhakkeveettil is an Ayurvedic Doctor, licensed acupuncturist, yoga teacher, Professor and Program Director for Ayurvedic Medicine at Southern California University of Health Sciences, USA. She has travelled extensively different countries to propagate Ayurveda and has presented papers in various research national and international conferences. Many of these papers have been specially recognized at their respective conferences and has authored in various peer-reviewed journals. She also serves as peer reviewer for various conferences and journals. She is currently serving as Co-PI for a NIH funded research study. Dr. Anupama serves as a Board Member of the California Association of Ayurvedic Medicine, a nonprofit devoted to promoting Ayurvedic education, research, and practice in California. She also serves as a Board member of National Ayurvedic Medical Association which represent the Ayurvedic professions in the United States of America with the mission to promote the practice of Ayurveda. Dr. Anupama also serves on the Research Working Group of the Academic Collaborative for Integrative Health, and served for six years as an Action board member of American Public Health Association (APHA), helping to coordinate grassroots and grass tops advocacy activities. Apart from the above, Dr. Anupama also serves as a President of the Athreya Herbs, an ayurvedic herbs company in US, and Vice President of Athreya Ayurvedic Integrative Health Center.