Thirty-three-year-old Dr Mahalakshmi. S, an MD in Kayachikitsa, with six years experience, is a lecturer in Kriyashareera at the award-winning Arth Ayurvedic Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre, Doddaballapura, a part of the equally acclaimed Arth Ayurveda Group, pioneered by renowned Ayurveda Entrepreneur-Practitioner, Dr.Prashanth S. Acharya. Hailing from Palakkad, Kerala, Dr.Mahalakshmi secured her BAMS degree from Indian Institute of Ayurvedic Medicine and Research, and M.D (Ayu) Kayachikitsa from D.G.M. Ayurveda Medical College, Gadag, both affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University Of Health Sciences, Karnataka. Her research paper for MD was 'Management of Kitibhakushta with Vamana and Khadirarishtadi yoga and Aragwadapatra lepa w.s.r.to Psoriasis.' Fluent in Malayalam, English, Hindi, Kannada, and Tamil, Dr Mahalakshmi. S. is on a mission to excel in the field of Ayurvedic Research and Panchakarma; to promote and popularize Ayurveda globally; to treat the patient with Ayurvedic medicine and Panchakarma; to inculcate awareness about Panchakarma meant to treat Systemic Diseases, and to make a person disease free with the help of Ayurvedic treatment.Professionally trained in all Ayurvedic Panchkarma therapies, she has participated in Vanitha clinic classes on women's health conducted by AMAI. She became a member of the AAMCH&RC team in 2017, after teaching stints at two other institutions and few years of practice. The professional conferences & symposium Dr.Mahalakshmi. S. has attended include CME on management of kushta, October 2009, D,G.M.A.M.C, GADAG; SAMAYOJANA Seminar on Standardisation of Poorvakarmas at Ayurved Mahavidyalaya Belgaum; Agnivesha Ayurveda Anushtana Bangalore, on Dec. 2010; NRHM Ayush Doctors training programme on Panchakarma, March 2011; 4th World Ayurveda Congress, December 2010, Bengaluru; NIACON- 2011, March 2011, National Institute of Ayurveda,Jaipur; and Refresher course on old age diseases held at Govt. Ayurveda college, Thiruvananthapuram, February-March 2013.