Dr. Rajiv Yeravdekar, M.D., Ph.D.
Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences
Symbiosis International (Deemed University)
Gold Medal awardee at M.D. (Ob & Gyn).
Topped the Maharashtra Public Service Commission examination.
Awarded Ph.D. under the Faculty of Management by Pune University.
Invited by Ministry of Health, Sultanate of Oman.
Member of various Governmental bodies including MCI, Central Supervisory Board, Maharashtra Medical Council, Maharashtra Nursing Council, Consultancy Development Center, DSIR etc & professional organizations like FICCI, NATHEALTH etc.
Dr. Rajiv is championing the concept of Health Promoting Higher Educational Institutes in India. He is a Member of the Steering group of International Health Promoting Universities and Colleges, the working group of UGC to bring out policy on Health Promoting University & the Fit India Movement Campaign Committee, MHRD, GoI. He has nominated on the WHO Project on Development of Health and Wellness Assessment Index for Higher Educational Institutions in India.
Dr. Rajiv has been nominated by Hon’ble Governor of Maharashtra and Chancellor of the Universities in the State as the Chancellor’s Nominee on the ‘Senate of the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences’ (MUHS).
Dr. Rajiv has contributed a number of articles in various national and international journals. As a member of various national bodies, Dr. Rajiv has contributed to policy formulation and regulatory mechanisms influencing healthcare delivery and medical / nursing education nationally.