Dr Maya Gopalakrishnan

All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Jodhpur, India/ School of Public Health, All India, India

Dr Maya Gopalakrishnan is Associate Professor of Internal Medicine at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Jodhpur, India. She is also Associate Professor in the Department of Medical Education and Technology and an Adjunct faculty in the school of public health, All India.

She is a clinician-researcher with interest in snakebite envenoming. Dr Gopalakrishnan’s work focusses on tackling clinical challenges in snakebite management and improving care for patients and survivors using a broad transdisciplinary crosscutting approach including species and risk mapping, epidemiology, clinical/intervention research, evolving decision-support tools for the snakebite problem. Apart from snakebite envenoming she is interested in Neglected Tropical Diseases, Acute pesticide and plant poisonings, and rheumatology in the LMIC settings. She is a passionate teacher and her research questions also explore and addressing “Neglect” in NTDs through health professional education curriculum and training.