Dr. Vijaya Nair
Co-Founder / CEO JIVA-Essence of Life, LLC
Dr. Nair has served as an Assistant Professor at Columbia University, School of Public Health, New York and holds an MD degree from the National University of Singapore (MBBS, MMed ), and a Masters in Epidemiology from Columbia University. She did her post-doctoral work at Harvard Medical School. For the last 6 years Dr. Nair served as Director of Research at the Haelan Research Foundation where she was involved in a number of research endeavors with scientists/doctors in research institutions in the US, UK, Germany, Singapore and Malaysia, examining the role and benefits of consuming fermented based products in healthy volunteers as well as in malnourished individuals diagnosed with terminal cancers and other chronic degenerative illnesses. Dr. Nair is a recognized expert in the field, has authored numerous research publications and articles, and, have appeared on television and radio presentations in connection with the benefits of using fermented soy in the health and well being of individuals.