CURRICULUM VITAE Dr. (Mrs.) Shamanthakamani NarendranACADEMIC QUALIFICATION 1. M.B.B.S in 1955 from Mysore University. 2. D.C.H. in 1960 from Royal College of London. 3. M.D. (Paediatrics) in 1967 from Karnataka University. 4. F.I.A.M.S. in 1985 Elected Fellow of the IMA Academy of Medical Specialities in Paediatrics. 5. M.A. (Kannada) in 1992 from Mysore University. 6. M.A.(Philosophy) in 1997 from Bangalore University (Recipient of HCKhincha Memorial Gold Medal). 7. Dip. In Journalism in 1998 from Mysore University 8. Ph.D. in Yoga Science in January 2006 from Bangalore University.HONOURS AND AWARDS 1. Lady Kamal Verman Memorial Oration Award by the College of Independent Medical Practioners of India. 2. Gargi Award by N.M.K.R.V. College, Bangalore. 3. S V Govinda Shetty IMA Oration Award for her work in Yoga Therapy. 4. Indira Gandhi Priyadarshini award for outstanding achievement, contribution and service on the occasion of international Labour Day on May 14, 2004, New Delhi, India.PUBLICATIONS 1. "Namagenthaha Makkalu Beku" Published by Kannada Sahitya Parishat, Bangalore. 2. "Jananakke Munnave Shishuvina Bhavishya" Published by Paediatric Society of Bangalore. 3. Articles on Health issues in periodicals both in Kannada and English. 4. "Yoga for pregnancy" Published by Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana, Bangalore. 5. "Care of the Unborn Child with Yoga" Published by Jaypee Brothers Medical Book Publishers, New Delhi, 2006. 6. “Maguvina Belavanige Mattu Arogya Rakshane” Published by Dr.P.S.Shankar Prathishtana, Gulbarga 7. “Maguvina Belavanige Mattu Arogya Samasyegala Parihara” by Kannada Pustaka Praadhikara, Karnataka Sarkara, Bangalore.Broadcasts regular programs on childcare, Women’s Health and Yoga Therapy in A.I.R. and Doordarshan.
RESEARCH WORK 1. "Efficacy of Yoga in Pregnant Women with Abnormal Doppler Study of Umbilical and Uterine Arteries," published by The Journal of Indian Medical Association [JIMA], New Delhi, India. 2005 Jan;103(1):12-17. 2. "Efficacy of yoga on pregnancy outcome," published by The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine [JACM], USA, 2005 Apr;11(2):237-44.YOGA WORKSHOPS AND SERVICE PROJECTS 1. In India and Abroad - U.S.A., U.K., Sri Lanka, Australia and Andaman Islands, under the guidance of SVYASA, Bangalore. 2. Epilepsy Survey in Yelandur in Karnataka with Dr Sudarshan who is the recipient of the Right Livelihood Award. 3. Community Services and other Rural Health Projects adopted by SVYASA.MEMBERSHIPS 1. Rotarian and Paul Harris Fellow 2. Past President - Paediatric Society, Bangalore 3. Past President - Kannada Vaidya Sahitya Parishat, Bangalore 4. Past President - Association of women doctors of Karnataka, Bangalore. 5. Member of Dignity FoundationParticipation in Freedom StruggleServed Jail Sentence along with Mrs. Yoshodhara Dasappa and other freedom fighters during her student days.