New England Medical Center Tufts University Boston (Infectious Disease Fellowship). Did his residency at Boston City Hospital. Boston University School of Public Health (Master in Public Health).
Boston University School of Medicine (Doctor of Medicine).
Boston University School of Engineering (Bachelor of Engineering).
He is an adjunct faculty at Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University and a contributing health writer for The_Washington_Post,and The_Commercial_Appeal. He lives in Memphis, Tennessee. He is running for public office for County Commission for Shelby County in August 2014 Elections.
He is known for his writings under the " A Trained Eye" column in the Washington Post since 2007 and the "Healthy Memphis" column in the Commercial Appeal since 2003.
He was one of the founding member for the Healthy Memphis Common Table, a city wide collaborative and the Memphis Quality Initiative. His writings has earned him the SAJA ( South Asian Journalists Association ) award for the best commentary in 2008. Additionally his articles appear in the New York Times, The Times of India and interviews on Cable News Network and National Public Radio. He moved to Boston in 1973 and did his high school at Needham, Massachusetts and college and medical education in Boston.
Joined QSource, the quality improvement organization in Tennessee in 1999 Coauthored paper with Donald Berwick on reducing hospital infections in 2006 Wrote a popular booklet on Quality improvement for Doctors in 2008 Teaches as faculty for Institute for Healthcare Improvement Infectious Disease Manages patients with heart and lung transplants at Baptist Hospital Authored book on Management of infectious diseases 2010 United States Agency for International Development grant for quarter million dollars in rural Madhya Pradesh on soybean in 1990 Research study with Herbert Benson on effectiveness of intercessory prayer Coauthored booklet with Arun Gandhi on Nonviolence Authored booklet on Overcoming Fundamentalism Authored Children book Mahavira: The Hero of Nonviolence Charitable work in Memphis Annual Gandhi Conference annual fundraising dinner organizer Volunteer with Boys and Girls Club of Memphis Charitable work in Indore Collaborative to eliminate Tuberculosis in Indore www.eliminatetb.in Collaborative to reduce hospital infections in Indore www.healthyindore.com Donation for improving education in government schools in Indore through Pratham Infectious disease consultant, Memphis Health writer Adjunct assistant clinical professor Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta Medical Director of Tennessee"s Quality Improvement Organization, QSource.