South Asian Health: From Research to Practice and Policy: Steering Committee

Name Affiliation Role
Sudha Acharya, MBA Director, South Asian Council for Social Services; Co-Director, South Asian Health Initiative Co-Director
Sehrish Bari, MPH Community Outreach Assistant, South Asian Health Initiative, Immigrant Health and Cancer Disparities Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Coordinator
Arun Chockalingam MS, PhD, FACC, FAHA Secretary General, World Hypertension League Advisor
Prabal De, PhD Assistant Professor , Department of Economics and Business, The City College of New York Advisor
Sunita Dodani, MD, PhD, MS Associate Professor, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine & Center for Health Equity and Quality Research, University of Florida College of Medicine Advisor
Enas A. Enas, MD Director, Coronary Artery Disease among Asian Indians Research Foundation Advisor
Francesca Gany, MD, MS Chief, Immigrant Health and Cancer Disparities Service; Co-Director South Asian Health Initiative, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Principal Investigator
Alka Kanaya, MD Associate Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology and Biostatistics Division of General Internal Medicine Advisor
Namratha Kandula, MD, MPH Assistant Professor of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University Lead Advisor
Alison Karasz, PhD South Asian Women and Mental Health Researcher, Albert Einstein College of Medicine Advisor
Jennifer Leng, MD, MPH Assistant Attending, Immigrant Health and Cancer Disparities Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Advisor
Naveen Mehrotra, MD Co-Director, Shri Krishna Nidhi Foundation Advisor
Arnab Mukherjea, DrPH, MPH Executive Board of Directors, South Asian Public Health Association Advisor
Latha Palaniappan, MD, MS, FAHA, FACP Associate Investigator, Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute; Adjunct Associate Professor, Prevention Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine; Assistant Clinical Professor, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine Principal Investigator
Viraj Patel, MD, MPH Instructor, Department of General Internal Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine; Coordinator, South Asian Practice Partnership for Health Improvement and Research Advisor
Lakshmi Prasad, MPH Community Event Outreach Coordinator & South Asian Health Initiative Coordinator, Immigrant Health and Cancer Disparities Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Coordinator
Farshid Radparvar, MD Chief of Cardiology, Queens Hospital Center Advisor
Ami Anand Shah, MD Director, National American Association of Physicians of Indian, NY-Metro Chapter Advisor
Udai Tambar, MPA Executive Director, South Asian Youth Action Advisor