Padmini Murthy, MD, MPH, FAMWA
Dr. Padmini (Mini) Murthy is a Professor and Global Health Director at New York Medical College. She is a physician and an activist who did her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology. She has practiced medicine and public health for the past 28 years in various countries. Dr. Murthy serves as the Medical Women’s International Association NGO representative the United Nations and VP North America Dr. Murthy is widely published and is the author and editor of Women’s Global Health and Human Rights She has made over 125 presentations on women’s and children’s health nationally and internationally She has been working to promote safe motherhood and other health initiatives focused on women in India, Malawi and Grenada and Nepal. She has been the recipient of Jhirad Oration Award , Soujouner Truth Pin which is given to those women who excel in community service. In March 2016 Murthy was awarded the prestigious Blackwell Medal by (AMWA)and is the first Indian born American to get this honor since its inception since 1949. She received the Millennium Maker Award in China .She has been the recipient of the Dr Lata Patil Inaugural Oration Award,( 2016, Dr Homi ) Colabawalla Oration Award ( 2017) .