Deerghayu Foundation is a secular and professionally managed non-profit organization committed to the cause of spreading education to combat rise of lifestyle diseases. The non-profit has strict adherence to global norms of transparency and is duly registered both in USA and India.
Deerghayu Foundation is privileged to benefit from the guidance of its mentors. These mentors are recognized globally for their contribution in the field of education and leadership
Dr. Garima Chaturvedi received her MD in Internal Medicine from John Hopkins University affiliated hospital in Baltimore, USA in 2008. Her specialty is treatment of metabolic disorders and she was awarded by American College of Physicians for her study. While living in US, Dr. Chaturvedi received appreciation for her volunteer work for the underprivileged in US by then President George W. Bush in 2004. Dr. Garima manages the foundation activities in India and USA.
Anand Chaturvedi received his MBA from USA. A management professional with diverse experience base in global marketing, branding and global strategy execution, Anand supports the foundation charter.
Betsy Rodriguez serves as senior deputy director of the National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP) at the Center for Disease Control (CDC) In 1991, she founded the ProgramaEducativode SaludIntegral, Inc. (PESI), a health education and prevention program with a multidisciplinary approach. Nurses, dietitians, health educators, diabetes educators, community health workers and social workers provide the services.
Dr. Jagdish (Jag) Sheth is the Charles H. Kellstadt Professor of Marketing in the GoizuetaBusiness School at Emory University. Dr. Sheth is well known globally for his scholarly contributions in consumer behavior, relationship marketing, competitive strategy and geopolitical analysis. Dr. Sheth is frequently quoted and interviewed by the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Fortune, Financial Times, Economic Times and radio shows and television networks such as CNN, CNBC (India) and BBC. He is also on the Board of Directors of several public companies including CryoCell International (NASDAQ), Wipro Limited (NYSE) and Shasun Chemicals & Drugs Limited (India).
Dr. K.M. Venkat Narayan is the Ruth and O.C. Hubert Professor of Global Health and Epidemiology at Emory's Rollins School of Public Health and Professor of Medicine at the Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Narayan is a product of three continents andhas a richly diverse background. He is a physician-scientist trained in internal medicine, geriatric medicine, and preventive medicine, and specializes in the epidemiology and prevention of diabetes, obesity, and vascular diseases.