Manjunath N K, B.N.Y.S., Ph.D., D.Sc.
Dr. Manjunath N K is the Pro-Vice-Chancellor & the Director of Research at S-VYASA University. He has completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Naturopathy & Yogic Sciences from Mangalore University and a Ph.D. in Yoga & Geriatric Medicine from S-VYASA University. He has also been awarded the Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) (Honoris Causa) from S-VYASA University for his contributions to Yoga Research. He has 28 years of Academic, Research, and Administrative experience and has published 84 research papers in journals indexed in international bibliographic databases. His research interests include the Psychophysiology of Yoga, Neural correlates of meditation, Aging, and rehabilitation. He has guided several students of Ph.D., M.D., and M.Sc. He is also the Editor of the International Journal of Yoga (IJOY) and a reviewer of various international journals.
Dr. Manjunath has delivered lectures on evidence-based Yoga therapy and conducted workshops at prestigious institutions and Universities across the world including Harvard Medical School, USA, Monash University, Australia, Royal College of Medicine, London, Shanghai University of Sports, China, Pharma University, Italy, etc. He serves as a member of the Scientific Advisory Committee, Department of Science and Technology, Research advisory committee, Integrative Medicine initiative, Niti Aayog, Core committee, Yoga accreditation in higher education, NAAC, Govt. of India and Steering committee, Yoga programs and accreditation, Yunnan Minzu University, China, etc.
He is the Vice-President of Vivekananda Yoga University, California, USA, the Vice-president of the Asian Yoga Therapy Association, Singapore, and the Founding Director of the global chain of Integrative Medicine clinics and hospitals with the brand name Vivekananda Health Global. He has received prestigious awards including the Bharat Gaurav Award at the House of Commons, British Parliament, London and the IASTAM Yoga Forum Munchen Patanjali Award for excellence in Interdisciplinary development of Yoga.