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Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Dr. Kanchan Anand

Dr. Kanchan Anand is a board certified physician, specializing in Internal Medicine and Nephrology (kidney disease). She has 16 years experience and graduated from Reading Hospital and Medical Center and completed her fellowship at Washington Hospital Center in 2002. Dr. Anand is a published author, having articles in peer-reviewed journals. She has won a number of awards, including Patients' Choice Award 2011 and Patients' Choice Award 2010.

Ajit Baid

Ajit is a Patient Advocate and Founder of IControlMyHealth and brings over 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry. He is passionate about educating and empowering patients to take control of their health so that they can live healthier and happier lives. In his prior roles, he has led marketing, business development, and consulting teams. Ajit completed his Bachelors of Science (B.Sc) from Panjab University, Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) in Marketing from JNIBM, Vikram University, and diploma in export management (DEP) from IMT, Ghaziabad, India. He is also a Certified Lifestyle Coach and delivers behavioral change programs within the community.

Avneet Baid

Avneet is Healthcare IT professional with over 10 years experience. Avneet is passionate about overall patient health through use of complementary and alternative medicine. She is a certified yoga teacher and co-founder and President of YogaLife USA, Inc. Avneet completed her Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) and Master in English Literature (M.A.) from Vikram University, India.

Joe Connolly

Joe is President of the Pro Wood Finishes and has over 30 years of experience in industrial and consumer products. He has also successfully expanded his organization's reach by venturing into e-commerce. In addition, Joe is a board member of the C12 local Washington DC Metro Chapter, a group of Christian CEOs and owners, wherein he consults with Christian CEOs on business issues. He is also President of the Akzo Distributor Advisory Council. Joe is a graduate from Ben Franklin University.

Dr. Scott Kim

Dr. Scott Kim is a bioethicist and a psychiatrist, Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan and Department of Bioethics, National Institutes of Health. He is a graduate of Harvard Medical School, received his PhD in philosophy from the University of Chicago, and trained in psychiatry at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He has published extensively addressing a variety of ethical issues in health care and research. Dr. Kim’s work has been supported by grants from National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institute on Aging, Michael J. Fox Foundation, the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry, and the Greenwall Foundation.

Rebecca Shah

Rebecca Samuel Shah is a Research Associate with the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs and the Project Leader of the Holy Avarice Project. Rebecca is an analyst of the relationship between religion and economics and an expert on the statistical assessment of development projects in the global South. Shah is also the Principal Investigator for a research project on the effects of tithing and thrift on the enterprising poor in Bangalore, India.

Shah holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Economics and Economic History and a Master’s of Science in Demography, both from the London School of Economics. She served as a Research Analyst with the World Bank’s Human Development Network from 1998 to 2002 and as Chief Research Analyst for the Ethnic Health Unit of the British National Health Service at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford, UK.

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