Dr. K. Unnikrishna Pillai, Professor in the Department of Rasashastra & Bhaishajya Kalpana, Amrita School of Ayurveda, Vallikkavu, has completed BAM in 1976 from Government Ayurveda College, Trivandrum and pursued Post Graduation in Rasashastra in 1980 from Institute of Postgraduate Teaching and Research, Gujarat Ayurveda University. He completed PhD in 1992 from Gujarat Ayurveda University. He has 4 years (1980- 1984) of experience as Tutor and Clinical Registrar in National Institute of Ayurveda, Jaipur  and 7 ½ years of experience as Lecturer in Institute of Postgraduate Teaching and Research, Jamnagar and continuing to work as Professor in the Department of Rasashastra, Amrita School of Ayurveda, Vallikkavu since 2005. He has guided and co- guided PG thesis. Dr. Pillai has completed orientation course in Panchakarma and Kshara Sutra. He has been examiner for PG, Kerala University and KUHAS. He is a member of curriculum assessment committee, NIA Jaipur; Syllabus committee, IPGT&R  and Bpharma, Kannur University. He has presented several papers in national and regional seminars. Dr. Pillai was a Keynote speaker in International Seminar held at Tokyo, Japan. He has been a resource person in Government organized orientation classes and CME’s of Associations. He has attended expert meeting as a member in Ayush for special GMP. He has also attended Text book workshop for Rasashastra conducted by Kerala Government in 1982- 1984. Presently, Dr. Pillai is the Chief Editor of the quarterly Journal- Renaissance.

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