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  • Diplomate in American Board of Lifestyle Medicine

  • Global Healthcare Leaders Program, Harvard Univeristy- 2023-24

  • Clinical Professor of Medicine 

  • Board Certified Hematologist & Oncologist

  • Man of the Year, The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society-2018

Vision & Goals for AAPI

  • Promote AAPI’s (American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin) mission of Education, Excellence in patient care, Research, and Professionalism

  • Increase Membership of AAPI and Enhance Membership Benefits.

  • Collaborate with Major Physician Organizations.

  • Encourage and Engage Younger Generation of Physicians in AAPI Activities.

  • Work on Issues Related to Physicians in the US Including Credentialing, Physician Shortage.

  • Leverage the Strength of 100,000 Doctors at  Legislative Level

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Man of the year, the LLS Gala, 2018

Service to AAPI 


Vice President 



Chair, Adopt a Village
Co Chair, Global Health Summit

Chair, Media and India relations



Played a key role in raising



Chair, IT Committee

Editor, eNewsletter 

Co Chair, Global Health Summit



Adopt a Village

  • Raised funds for 8 Pure Drinking Water Plants

  • Free health screenings in 75 villages across India 

  • Screened 10,000 people for non-communicable diseases

  • Collected money to send about 100,000 cloth masks to India during the pandemic



- Adopted a village for free comprehensive health screening.
- Donated water plant to the native village 
- Donated Defibrillator

- Donated to Library close to native village


Service to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS)

-Won Man of the year award in 2018
-Raised more than $200,000 so far


Involvement in Organized Medicine

  • President and founding member of Association of Indian Physicians from Ohio.

  • President, Miami Valley Association of Physicians of Indian Origin

  • President, ATMGUSA.

  • Worked with Ohio State Medical Association on various issues.

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As a past president of Toledo Physicians of Indian Origins - TOPI I would like to endorse Dr. Satheesh Kathula for AAPI Vice President. Please vote for him as he has been and continues to have strong commitment with his proven leadership towards helping the American Physicians of Indian Origin AAPI.

                                                                                        - Manisha Pandey, MD, Past President, TOPI

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