Dr. Shyamsundar S, hails from Sirsi, Karnataka. He finished his undergraduate studies from Kasturba Medical College, Mangaluru and
joined Department of Community Medicine, KMC, Manipal for his post-
graduation. He was awarded the prestigious grants by ICMR-STS and Manipal Academy of Higher Education-SEED for research during his MBBS and MD studies. Additionally, he received ICMR International Travel grant to present his research paper in STI and AIDS World Congress 2013 held in Vienna, Austria. He was an integral member of the Centre for Community Oncology, KMC, Manipal and was involved in the screening and creating community awareness for common cancers in the region particularly oral, breast and cervix. He has keen interest in preventive oncology and application of technology in healthcare and has been involved in numerous in cancer screening programs. Moreover, he is the co-founder of Green Care (R), an NGO which provides free healthcare and serves the underserved in his hometown and surrounding areas.