Meet the Council


Chairperson

Dr. B.S.Premalatha

Dr. B.S. Premalatha is recipient of prestigious Dr. Ratna oration award by Indian Speech and Hearing Association. 
She is currently a Professor, Department of Speech, Language studies at Dr.S.R.Chandrasekhar Institute of Speech and Hearing, Bangalore 
She is an alumni of AIISH Mysore and PhD from NIMHANS.
. She has been instrumental in setting up laryngectomy club in Kidwai cancer hospital. She has presented numerous research papers and served as resource personnel in both national and international conferences
She has authored many research papers in peer reviewed national & international journals and won National awards
She has been serving as editorial member for Journal of Laryngology and Voice. 


Mentor: 

Prof. Rangasayee Raghunatha Rao,

Chair, Audiology Committee,International Association of Communication Sciences and Disorders,(IALP).
Member, Task Force on Underserved & Un served Population  and
Board Member, IALP.
Ex Director Technical & Professor,Dr S R Chandrasekhar Institute of Speech and Hearing,Bangalore.
Ex Director,AYJNISHD,Mumbai and CRCs of Bhopal and Ahmedabad.Ex Director,NIEPID,Secunderabad and NILD,Kolkata.
President of Indian Speech and Hearing Association,1985-86 and 2014-15.
Founder President of ISAAC-India Chapter.

Executive Director 

Sreemathy Venkatraman

Chief Clinical Dietitian with 19+ years of experience 
Clinical Nutritionist BRAINS Hospital, Bangalore
Regional Officer, IAPEN, Bangalore Chapter 
GNP member ( Global Nutrition Partnership Program)ASPEN
Consultant Nutritionist DEBRA India, Centre for Human Genetics, Bangalore
Community Nutrition Program- Consultant DMCP ( Divine Mother and Child Health Program)
Qualifications
Master level specialization-  Diet in Health and Disease – Cal State Northridge & Seattle Pacific University
 P.G.DND ( Nutrition & Hospital Dietetics)
Certificate course in Community Nutrition & Sustainability Development (IGNOU) CDE- Certified Diabetes Educator (U.K. International)
Certified Bariatric Nutritionist
Certified LLL ESPEN (Critical Care Nutrition)
ESSD Member 
Member of National & International Organizations

Council Members: 

Dr. Aravinda R. V.

MD (General Medicine) from the Sardar Patel Medical College in Bikaner, Rajasthan 
 DM in Neurology at the Burdwan Medical College, Burdwan, West Bengal. 
He has presented papers at state- and national-level conferences and has to his credit many publications in well-known journals. 
His oral presentation titled “Mild Cognitive Impairment in Elderly Population” received the prestigious Gangadhar Verma Memorial award at the RAJAPICON-2012. 
He obtained a fellowship in Intensive Care Medicine in 2013
Currently he is working in BRAINS hospital, Bangalore as the consultant in Neurology and in-charge of stroke Neurology. 

Dr. Sanjay Subbaiah

Visiting Neuro Laryngologist- NIMHANS- Bangalore
Has his own Voice and Swallowing Clinic
Trained in Video Stroboscopic, Singing Voice & Speaking Voice assessment. Experienced in Thyroplasty, Botox injection, Fat injection, Routine Laryngeal Surgeries, Voice Therapy and Laryngeal Manipulation.
Trained in Fluoroscopy [Modified Barium Swallow] & FEES for Swallowing evaluation and management.
M.B.B.S, Bangalore University 1988. 
M.S [ ENT ], Kuvempu University 1992.  
Fellowship in Phono Surgery awarded by The Association of Phono surgeons of India,

Dr. Mukundan Subramaniam

Consultant ENT, Head & Neck Surgeon
Voluntary Health Services Hospital and St Isabel’s Hospital, Chennai.
After his post-graduation in ENT from Nagpur University he trained in Head & neck Oncology from Paris and was attached to Sri Ramachandra Medical College, Chennai where he was  in charge of the Voice & Swallowing clinic. 
He has been awarded the Post graduate diploma on Swallowing disorders by the European Society of Swallowing disorders. 

Dr. B.S.Premalatha

Dr. B.S. Premalatha is recipient of prestigious Dr.Ratna oration award by Indian Speech and Hearing Association. 
She is currently a Professor, Department of Speech, Language studies at Dr.S.R.Chandrasekhar Institute of Speech and Hearing, Bangalore 
She is an alumni of AIISH Mysore and PhD from NIMHANS.
. She has been instrumental in setting up laryngectomy club in Kidwai cancer hospital. She has presented numerous research papers and served as resource personnel in both national and international conferences
She has authored many research papers in peer reviewed national & international journals and won National awards
She has been serving as editorial member for Journal of Laryngology and Voice. 

Dr. Shivshankar Timmanpyati

Mr. Shivshankar Timmanpyati has done Bachelor Degree from Gurunanak Khalsa College, Mumbai and Postgraduate in Clinical Dietetics, Hospital Food Service and Institute Management from IHMTCAN, Mumbai and Master Degree in Dietetics and Food Service Management from IGNOU, New Delhi. 

He has done ESPEN courses in “ICU Nutrition and Problem Solving and Approach to Parenteral Nutrition in 2016

.He has actively participated in various International Events including Clinician’s Compendium to Nutrition Support Therapy Discipline: Physician by ASPEN, USA and Diet and Diabetes, American Dietetic Association and Malnutrition Assessment and outcomes in Hospitalized Patients. ADA. 

His first association with IAPEN and lifelong learning started with a publication in Journal of Nutrition Research – A peer Reviewed International Journal in 2015. He has also presented various research papers in various forums 

Central Working Committee


Ms. Preetie Shetty Akkunje

Senior Research Fellow at National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore. 
Completed Masters in Speech Pathology and Audiology from Bangalore University. 
Has an experience for more than 10 years in the field of Speech, Communication and Swallowing Disorders. 
Is Life members in various Organisations like Indian Speech and Hearing Association (ISHA),
World Federation of Neurorehabilitation (WFNR),
Indian Federation of Neurorehabilitation (IFNR), and
International Parkinson’s and Movement Disorder Society (MDS)



 Mohd Azam Khan

Practicing Nutritionist & Certified Diabetes Educator with  experience of 9 years.
Post Graduate Diploma in Dietetics & Hospital food services.
Affiliated to M.V. Hospital & Research Center , Lucknow. 
Life Time Member of Nutrition Society Of India (NSI).
Life Time Member of I.A.P.E.N (Indian Association for Parenteral & Enteral Nutrition )
Life Time Member of Association of Diabetes Educators (ADE).


Mr. Anil Jethwani

BASLP 2020, 
Ali Yavar Jung National Institute of Speech and Hearing Disabilities, Mumbai
Currently Pursuing M.Sc. SLP from SASLP, Bhartiya Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Pune



West Zone Committee Members


Dr.Farida Wadia

M.S.ENT, Senior ENT surgeon of Surat,
Past Assistant professor of ENT at GMC Vadodara and GMC Surat. 
Having expertise in H&N cancer as well as Thyroid and Parotid Surgery.
She has been presenter of paper and faculty at National and International conference.


Dr.Ankit Dave 

Renowned and experienced Neurophysician ,
Having more than 10 National and International Publications. 


Ms.Trupti Modi 

Senior Audiologist and SLP having more then 40 years of experience.
Has worked at Niar hospital  and Asha Parekh Hospital Mumbai and currently working at Sai Anjali Hospital, Anand Hospital and Mahaveer Hospital, Surat as an Audiologist and Speech language Therapist.

Ms.Bidita Shah

ESPEN Diploma holder in clinical nutrition and metabolism 
Clinical nutritionist Gujarat Gastro and Vascular Multispeciality Hospital, Surat-Gujarat. 
BAMS,DBEM PGDCN, DN,CCCN ICNSC
Trained on IBS from Monash university, Australia 
Regional officer and Hon. Secretary IAPEN SURAT CHAPTER, ASPEN GNP Representative


Ms.Paheli Bhatt

Paheli Bhatt, a clinical dietician with an experience of over 8 years ,currently working as Chief Dietician at HCG Cancer Centre, Ahmedabad and part of the core medical care team with leading surgeons & Doctors at HCG Cancer Centre. She has worked for leading hospitals and corporates of Ahmedabad such as HCG Hospitals, Tender Touch Hospital, and Abbott Nutrition as Sr. Dietician and Nutrition Advisor. She has been visiting the faculty of Food & Nutrition at Cambay Institute of Hospitality Management (CIHM). She has vast experience in cancer nutrition, pediatric and pregnancy nutrition.

North Eastern Zone Committee Members


Dr. Maibam Pushpakishore Singh

MBBS

MS Otorhinolaryngology, RIMSImphal

Published several scientific publications

Presented several poster presentation on a National level.

Attended several workshop and Conferences on a National level






Ms.Twist Lahan

Bachelor of Physiotherapy from college of Physiotheray and medical sciences, bonda, Guwathati

Physiotherapist at Dr. B Borooah Cancer Institute, Assam

Former Physiotherapist at st.John's hospital, Guwahati

Former Physiotherapist at DPRC, Guwahati 

Attended several worshop at regional level


Mr. Mridul Ali

Speech and Swallowing Therapist in Dr. B. BOROOAH CANCER INSTITUTE (BBCI), Guwahati

 Bachelor of Audiology and Speech Language Pathology (BASLP) in 2018 from All India Institute of Speech and Hearing (AIISH), Mysore.

Presented research paper in‘Electrocochleography (EcochG) Recorded with different  Repetition Rates and its Significance’ ISHACON,2018.

Former Speech Language Pathologist in SISHUSAROTHI (Center for Rehabilitation  & Training for Multiple Disability, Guwahati).

Former, Speech Pathologist in Palon Rewalk (Adult Neuro Rehab Centre), Guwahati.


Ms. Dimi Ingtipi

Consultant Dietician at Dr. B Borooah Cancer Institute, Assam

Master of Science in Food and Nutrition

Expert in Analysis on Proximate, Mineral, Functional, Phytochemicals Analysis of Nutrients

B.Sc. topper from Gauhati University

Completed LLL(ESPEN) course on Nutritional Support in Cancer, JIPMER, Puducherry

Completed LLL(ESPEN) course on Nutritional Support in the Preoperative period,  JIPMER, Puducherry, India

Completed DCA course from Gauhati University

Invited as a Faculty speaker on several Oncology and Nutrition worshop at National level

 Training & Teaching Nursing student and F&B staff at regional level

South Zone Committee Members
























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