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VIIS ONLINE WEBINAR SERIES - VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY

VIIS ONLINE WEBINAR SERIES - VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY

Sudarshan S ,1 July 2020

       VIIS signalled its collaboration with Vanderbilt University through its “ Online Webinar Series” in May 2020. In the event of the students’ inability to travel to Mysuru, India for the full-fledged program, an interactive webinar series was hosted for Six students from Vanderbilt University USA, as part of a course called “Health and Wellbeing in Indian Society”. The objective of the program is to introduce the students to the social sector, holistic health services, agricultural practices and other allied areas. Prof. Elliott McCarter Senior Lecturer in Hindi-Urdu, South Asian program facilitated the webinars. The following resource persons shared their expertise and insights on the topics identified which paved the way for prospective interaction by the students.
        
        May 18th: Integrating Health into Development- SVYM Model by Dr R. Balasubramaniam, Founder SVYM & GRAAM
        May 20th: Food Security and Nutrition- Dr R. Balasubramaniam
        May 26th: Introduction to Palliative care - Dr Sridevi Seetharam, Consultant Pathologist at Vivekananda Memorial Hospital Saragur.
        May 27th: Introduction to Ayurveda- Dr Dennis Chauhan, Ayurvedic Physician & Head Community based programmes, SVYM
        

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