KNOW ME ABOUT ME: Simple next door girl PILLARS OF STRENGTH: My mentor(s), my mother and my daughter FAVORITE FOOD: Idly ROLE MODEL: Too many. Space is limited. Will ll up the entire Book HOBBIES: Salssa dancing and painting GADGET: Mac Book Air and my phone DR. SHARMILA ANAND Managing Director Santosh Medical College Dr Sharmila Anand, a second-generation entrepreneur with rich experience in health education, services and research. She qualied as a doctor in SRMC, completed her MPhil in BITS, Pilani and ran the family business in India till 2005. She completed her MBA (Health Administration) in Colorado, US and subsequently, worked as Associate Director, Department of Medicine with National Jewish Hospital, a leading Pulmonary hospital in US. Based on her eld experience in India, passion for building a healthy community and initial success in collaborative initiatives over the last few years, she believes there is a huge demand for professional skills in healthcare in India, need for community- classroom model (“Experiential learning” model) to equip our future healthcare professionals with requisite skills to deliver affordable, quality healthcare services to all sections of society.