With a background in molecular biology and biostatistics, Simmi Chopra took the unconventional route to get into Ayurveda, the practice meaning “science of life” in Sanskrit.
Despite getting accepted into a medical school to study Ayurveda in India, Simmi Chopra chose to focus on molecular biology. Years later, when her daughter was diagnosed with a medical condition, Chopra went back to study Ayurveda.
Today Chopra’s approach combines both Western medicine and Ayurveda. Chopra published an article at Columbia University journal “Ayurveda: Controversies and the need for Integration with Mainstream medicine.”