Women In Stroke – Padma Srivastava


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M V Padma Srivastava, MD, DM. FRCP (Edin), FAMS, F.N.A.Sc., FIAN, FNA, is a Professor and Head, Department of Neurology and Chief, of Neurosciences Center in AIIMS, New Delhi. The Government of India awarded her the fourth highest civilian honour of the Padma Shri, in 2016, for her contributions to medical science.  Her research interest is primarily Stroke, Vascular Dementia and Multiple Sclerosis. She is the National Co-ordinator for the SITS-NEW registry for thrombolysis for stroke data from India, the National Co-ordinator for the SITS-SEARS registry with the Karolinska University and is an active member of the National Stroke Surveillance program for India, the National Stroke Registry, the National Prevention Programs for Noncommunicable Diseases of India, Stroke delivery in India and is the author of Management of Stroke Guidelines and Tele stroke Guidelines for India.

She is the past President of the Indian Stroke Association. She is the honorary professor at UCLAN, UK&  the visiting professor to the Department of Neurology, UMASS, Boston, & University of Cincinnati.  She is on board as task force member for several programs including the FIST, under DST, Govt. of India, Neurosciences Task Force of DBT, ICMR and others. She is the recipient of several orations such as  Vimla Virmani Oration, Achanta Laxmipathy Oration, Baldev Singh Oration from  NAMS, K.L.Wig Oration from API, Mridula Kambhoj Oration,  Dr V.P Sharma Oration from NASI, Veera Raghava Reddy Oration from NIMS, Hyderabad, Endowment Oration by Andhra Medical College, Prof. Kuppachhi Krishna Murthy Memorial Oration by APAPICON. She has 338 publications in indexed journals and has on going several projects including center of excellence for Stroke Recovery from ICMR, including assistive devices, brain stimulation and stem cells.