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Herbal Medicine, Nutrition, Acupressure, Yoga and Conventional Medicine

(To Highlight where each one of medical approaches can be stand alone or require a combination for treatments)


                                 Objective:      To enable transformation of the health care by making health professionals to optimize health and wellbeing through evidence-based

                                                       sustainable, integrative approaches.   The best way to change a  field  to  educate  the  most  gifted professionals  and place them in

                                                       settings where they can, in turn, offer integrative health practices.


 Dr. B.Suresh


Prof Suresh Bhojraj , Vice-Chancellor, JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research, for the past thirty years has been actively involved in uplifting the standards of pharmacy education and profession in India. He was elected in 2003 as the President of Pharmacy Council of India,


Dr.K.Parvathy Rajan


Dr.K.Parvathy is specialized in the area of Therapeutic Nutrition for various cancer patients. She has an expertise in nutritional assessment and diet counselling for the cancer patients during the period of chemotherapy , radiotherapy and surgery.


  Dr. Ragunandhan


He is a Prof. of Medicine, Institute of Interal Medicine, Chief, Poison Control, Training & Research Centre(PCTRC) fficer, Medical Education Unit, Madras Medical College Physician & Nodal Officer, ART Clinic, Rajiv Gandhi Govt. General Hospital, Chennai With Special Interest in tropical diseases. 
  Dr. B.M. Hegde


 Retired Vice Chancellor, Manipal University,  Padmabhushan awardee 2010, Emeritus International advisor, Royal College of Physicians of London, Edinburgh

  Dr. Raviwankhedkar


He is a Practising Surgeon & Ano Rectal Surgeon-Last 30 years.IMA National President- 2017-18, National Chair-UNESCO BIOETHICS program, National Chairman-IMA Accreditation Council, National Secretary- IMA National Hospital Board of India -2014-16
  Dr. Kannan Pugazhendi


Hhe is one of the most prominent Sports and Fitness Medicine consultant in India, with over 30 years of experience in teaching. He has experience and expertise in Olympic International competitions. He procured Masters Degree in Sports Medicine from Australia.
  Dr. R.S. Himeswari


She is the professor and HOD of Dept. of Acupuncture and Energy Medicine at Govt. Yoga and Naturopathy Medical College and Hospital, Chennai.  She has 3 decades of clinical experience in Naturopathy, Yoga, Acupuncture and Energy medicine along with 18 years of teaching experience.
  Dr. Ravishankar


He has served as Secretary and President of IMA TAMBARAM, Legal committee Chairman of PPLSSS of Tamilnadu - 1999-2004, Nursing Home Board Secretary of IMA Tamilnadu - 2003 - 2006 and  Hony. State Secretary of IMA Tamilnadu 2007 - 2010
  Dr. N. Shunmugom


He is H.O.D. of Tamil, SRMV College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore and Honorary Advisor, Ari Foundation. More than 35 years experience in varmam field, specifically Medical Varmalogy. Trained more than 4,000 doctors from various disciplines. Published 15 books and 400 articles on varmam
  Dr. Balasubramanian IMA


He is academic director of Deepam Hospital and ex president of Tamil Nadu Medical Council.
Dr. Nagalingam Varnakulenthiren He is a Ph.D Scholar in Siddha Medicine working as Senior Lecturer in Unit of Siddha Medicine, Trincomalee Campus, Eeastern University of Srilanka with special interest in anti-microbial activity of siddha medicine

  Dr. Soundarajan (Scheme)

  & Dr. Sekar (Cultivation)


He is working as a Technical Consultant in the State Medicinal Plants Board from October 2016 for the Schemes sanctioned by the National Medicinal Plants Board, Government of India. He Retired on 30.06.2017 as Administrative Officer, from Tamil Nadu Medicinal Plants Farms and Herbal Medicinal Corporation (TAMPCOL)
Dr.Ennapadam Srinivas Krishnamoorthy

He is a neuropsychiatrist with special interests in Epilepsy and Dementia. He is Founder and Director of Neurokrish - the neuropsychaitry centre and TRIMED - a chain of integrative medical specialties based in Chennai, India. 

  Dr. Siby

Dr. C. D. Siby was born in Kerala, India, but is now based in Kuala Lumpur. In India , he was awarded a Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery from Madras University. He is  the Chief Ayurvedic Physician at Ayur Centre Sdn Bhd. Dr. Siby is also the current President of Cansurvive Centre Malaysia Berhad, which is an organisation that provides information and support for patients who suffer from cancer


Dr. K.K.Agarwal Recipient of Padma Shri (2010), National President of the Indian Medical Association (2016-17), Dr. BC Roy National Award (2005), National Science Communication Award and Vishwa Hindi Samman (2015) awards, Krishan Kumar Aggarwal belongs to the class of 1975. A Consultant Cardiologist, President of Heart Care Foundation of India, and the Honorary Secretary General of the Medical Council of India, Krishan is gifted with a multifaceted and dynamic personality.

  Dr.A.V Srinivasan



He is a renowned neurologist and much sought after astrologer. He is an excellent clinician who is also a visiting professor in cleveland and Hershe Medical College, U.S.A.
Emeritus Professor of our Univesity and Adjunct Professor of I.I.T.


Dr. Ani Grace Kalaimathy 



Started the professional carrier as Staff Nurse and worked in abroad in various cadres as Nursing Officer etc., then, climbed up to the level of Principal, College of Nursing and now holding the post of Registrar, TNNMC since 2012 onwards.  She is a Nursing Professional  with leadership experiences in preparing Nursing students for 21st Century in an Environment that values collaboration, Integrity and Diversity
  Dr  Ganesh Lakshmanan  



He did his Ph.D in Analysing the effect of potentised Homeopathic medicine Lycopodium Clavatum on Male reproductive function in Aged wistar albino rat.

  Dr. Wamiq Ameen


Professor & Head of the Dept. of Ilmul-Amraz, Faculty of Unani Medicine, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh. Former Director, National Institute of Unani medicine, Govt. of India, Bangalore, Former Chairman Department of Kulliyat, Faculty of Unani Medicine, AMU, Aligarh.
  Dr. P.Jayaprakash Narayanan


He worked as a Medical Officer in Aringnar Anna Government Hospital for Indian Medicine & Homoeopathy, Chennai, Reader, Siddha Maruthuvam- Post Graduate Department in Government Siddha Medical College, Palayamkottai, Secretary IMPCOPS and Superintendent IMPCOPS Hospital, Chennai.(March1991 to March 1996)
  Dr. R.S.Ramaswamy


He is working as Director General, Central Council for Research in Siddha, (Ministry of AYUSH, Govt. of India,) Chennai. He Worked as Editor & Secretary for JOURNAL OF SIDDHA & NIS NEWSLETTER published periodically from National Institute of Siddha, Chennai also Written books on Basic Principles of Siddha and Yoga.



Poster Sessions:

Open to Medical Graduates and Post-Graduates of modern medicine and ancient medicine ( include to award the best poster presentation)


 Pharmaceutical companies (modern and ancient medicine) Medical Devices companies, Publishers, Educational Institutions etc.,




Pre-Conference Workshop


Venue: Senate Hall, The Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Guindy, Chennai-32


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Conducted By


10.30 am to 11.30 am

External Treatments in Siddha Medicine

Faculties from National Institute of Siddha, Tambaram Sanatorium,


11.30 am to 11.45 am

Tea Break



11.45 am to 01.00 pm

Demonstration of External Treatments in Siddha Medicine

Faculties from National Institute of Siddha, Tambaram Sanatorium,


01.00 pm to 02.00 pm




02.00 pm to 03.15 pm

Yoga and Naturopathy treatments for Lifestyle disorders (Obesity, Diabetes and Hypertension)

Faculties from Govt. Yoga and Naturopathy Medical College, Arumbakkam,


03.15 pm to 03.30 pm

Tea break



03.30 pm to 05.00 pm

Demonstration of Yoga and Naturopathy treatments for Lifestyle disorders (Obesity, Diabetes and Hypertension)

Faculties from Govt. Yoga and Naturopathy Medical College, Arumbakkam,


Participants: 50 (First Come First Served)

Registration Fees : Rs.750/- ( in addition to conference registration)




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