Prof. Dr. Abhimanyu Kumar,former Director, All India Institute of Ayurveda,Sarita Vihar New Delhi will take charge as new Vice Chancellor of Uttarakhand Ayurved University,Dehradun.He is involved in academic, clinical and research activities for last 30 years in various capacities. After MD in Ayurvedic Pediatrics also awarded with PhD and later received his master’s degree (MSc) in applied Psychology and Diploma in Yoga. Authored five books and published 145 research papers in various scientific national and international journals. Prof Kumar also served as Director General of Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences, New Delhi, Ministry of Ayush, Govt. of India.
Prof Kumar is Member and Ayurveda expert in various national and international universities, institutes and organizations. He supervised 65 MDs and 10 PhD scholars. Completed one international collaborative research project and three others sponsored by Government of India. Two industry- institutes based collaborative clinical research projects have also been completed. Involved in teaching and training of international scholars.
Nominated by Deptt of AYUSH, Govt of India, as National Coordinator for Clinical Documentation in National Institutes under Deptt of AYUSH. Member, Steering Committee constituted by the Planning Commission 11th five Year Plan & 12th FYP, Deptt of AYUSH, Ministry of Health & Family welfare, Govt. of India. Ayurveda expert and Former Head Department of Bal Roga, National Institute of Ayurveda, Ex Visiting Professor, Deptt of Neurology, Scott & White Hospital, school of medicine, A & M University Texas USA. Invited Speaker, Embassy of India, Berlin (Germany), Hungary, China, Brazil etc.. Academic expert for Curriculum designing of PG dip course in Ayurveda, University of Debrecen, Hungary.
Member, Advisory Group Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR). Member, Governing Council, CBPACS, Govt. of Delhi. Member of Editorial and Advisory Board and Referee of various prestigious national and international peer reviewed journals and scientific organisation. Prof Kumar is also Founder National President of Indian Association of Ayurvedic Pediatrics. Member Scientific Advisory Board of International Network for Development and Research in Ayurveda.