About AMWA – Board of Directors & Staff

Shobha Krishnan, MD

Director, 2021 – 2023

Shobha Krishnan, MD Founder and President Global Initiative Against HPV and Cervical Cancer

Dr. Shobha Krishnan is the founder and president of the Global Initiative Against HPV and Cervical Cancer. She is a board-certified family physician and gynecologist and is the author of the national and international award-winning book, The HPV Vaccine Controversy: Sex, Cancer, God and Politics (Praeger 2008) Krishnan is a member on the expert’s panel of the American Sexual Health Association, Medical Advisory Board of the National Cervical Cancer Coalition and has served on the STD research-working group at Columbia University and as a surveillance physician for the Centers for Disease Control. After completing her residency training in Family Medicine at St. Vincent Hospital and Healthcare Center, Indianapolis, she went into private practice for 10 years before joining Columbia University in 1999 where she worked until 2011. In December 2015, she received her Master’s certification in Non-profit Leadership and Management from the University of Florida.

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