Mahadevan Seetharaman, PHD
Dr. Mahadevan is a Duke Integrative Healthcare Leader and an Āyurvedic Health and Nutrition consultant. He is also certified as a Yoga Teacher by Yoga Alliance International. He has recently been working with a group of scientists, educators, industrialists and champions to take AYUSH global.
In addition to holding a PhD in Medicinal Chemistry from the University of Minnesota, he completed post-doctoral
research at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Foundation.
During those years, he also pursued a Master’s in Science & Technology Entrepreneurship at the Case Western Weatherhead School of Management.
Dr. Mahadevan spent four years in India on sabbatical as the CEO and Managing Director of the Institute of Āyurveda and Integrative Medicine (I-AIM) and Professor & Dean, School of Health Sciences, Transdisciplinary University (TDU). Apart from advising and mentoring various clinical and research faculty, he served as a member of the University Board of Management, Scienti c Advisory Board, Academic Council, Graduate Committee and Institutional Ethics Committee. Dr. Mahadevan has also recently helped Isha Foundation set up an Integrative Healthcare Centre in India as the COO of Isha Arogya Research Foundation.
Since 2005, Dr. Mahadevan has been part of a Technology startup where he currently serves as an Executive Vice President and Board Member. In addition to entrepreneurship, he is interested in sustainable grassroots development activities and served as the President of the Minnesota chapter of the Association for India's Development (AID), a non-profit.