Dr. Manjunath N K is the Director of Research and International Affairs at S-VYASA University. He has completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Naturopathy &Yogic Sciences from Mangalore University and a Ph.D. in Yoga &Geriatric Medicine, and Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) from S-VYASA University. He has 25 years of research experience and has published65 research papers in journals indexed in international bibliographical data bases. His research interests include Psycho-physiology of Yoga; Neural correlates of meditation, Aging and rehabilitation. He believes in integrative medicine as the future of healthcare and conducting several studies combining the best of AYUSH systems with conventional medicine. He has guided several students of Ph.D., M.D., and M.Sc.
Dr. Manjunath has delivered lectures on evidence based Yoga therapy and conducted workshops at prestigious institutions and Universities across the world including Harvard Medical School, USA, Monash University, Australia, Royal College of Medicine, London, Shanghai University of Sports, China, Pharma University, Italy etc. He is also the Editor of International Journal of Yoga (IJOY) and reviewer of various international journals. He serves as a member of Scientific Advisory Committee, Department of Science and Technology (SATYAM program), Research committee, Integrative Medicine, NITI Aayog, Working committee, Program accreditation, NAAC, Govt of India. Has been the Founding Director of the global chain of Integrative Medicine clinics and hospitals with the brand name Vivekananda Health Global, Director, Boston Center of Excellence, Boston, USA, Founding Director, Vivekananda Yoga University, California, USA, and Vice-President of Asian Yoga Therapy Association, Singapore.