Meet
Parul chachra!


Hometown:
Bangalore, India

Interest:
Healthcare

Education:

BSc (Honors) in Biomedical Sciences from University of Delhi

PhD Scholar (Life Sciences; Neuroscience) from Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR)


Languages:
English
Hindi

Has also lived/worked in:
USA
Japan

 

 

 

Professional Summary:

Parul, 29, is a thorough research professional with over 9 years of experience in Research & Analysis and Scientific Writing and has built her expertise in healthcare applications.

1. Research and Data Consultant (Healthcare Analytics) General Electric (GE) (Bangalore, India)
Working with the ‘Sustainable Healthcare Solutions’ arm to manage the procurement of Vscan (low-cost, affordable, handheld ultrasound device) data from the field in Africa.

2. Founder, 'Lotus Instinct' Project (Bangalore, India)
Striving to mitigate stigma associated with mental health and illness. Life-skills advocacy to students and communities at large. Developing modules to deliver information through storytelling and experiential learning.

3. Independent Consultant for Scientific Editing and Writing
Scientific consulting for Life Sciences manuscripts


Special mentions:

  • Awarded travel fellowship by Department of Science and Technology and Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India to attend the "Society for Neuroscience" Meeting, 2013 at San Diego, USA
  • Fellowship by Department of Atomic Energy to pursue doctoral studies at TIFR for 2009-2015
  • TEDxWhitefield team consultant and TED Translator: Making ideas worth sharing more accessible by transcribing & translating TED videos in a local language.
  • Mentored students of Dhirubhai International School for 6 months during the inter school Brain and Behavior Camp organized by Bombay International School in 2014. The team went on to win the first position in the Brain Quiz Challenge and the Best Scientific Research Paper.

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