Prasanth Dharmarajan, PhD (Ayu)
Academic and Clinical Advisor
Dr. Prasanth Dharmarajan is one of India’s leading Pañchakarma experts. He is one of the earliest staff members of the All India Institute of Āyurveda (AIIA) and in 2016 was appointed as Assistant Professor in the Pañchakarma Department. During his time with AIIA he designed and developed the department to handle hundreds of patients per day, created the first national standards for Pañchakarma Technician training in India and managed the Institute’s post-graduate and PhD students.
In 2015 he completed his PhD in Pañchakarma from the Institute for Post-Graduate Teaching and Research (IPGTR) in Jamnagar and became the first Āyurvedic Physician from the state of Kerala to achieve this super-specialty. He received numerous awards, published over 25 scientific articles in national and international peer-reviewed journals, contributed to several textbooks and presented over 100 papers.
He previously served in the Department of Integrative Medical Studies at the Mata Amritanandamayi Math and its School of Āyurveda, in Kerala. Dr. Prasanth manages exceptionally challenging and often incurable medical cases for patients who seek him out from every corner of India and from around the world. During his Post-Graduate and PhD studies, he directed and taught several of the country’s most highly respected educational programs for international students, including Western doctors and medical personnel.
Prasanth provides direction, guidance and recommendations on the career tracks, course structure and curricula at ĀYU Academy.