The discipline of public health has been eloquently defined by C.E.A. Winslow as “The science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting health through the organized efforts and informed choices of society, organizations, public and private, communities and individuals.”
Padmini (Mini) Murthy is a physician and an activist who did her residency in obstetrics and gynecology. She has practiced medicine in various countries and has presented at numerous national and international conferences. She has a master’s in public health and a master’s in management from New York University (NYU) and is also a certified health education specialist. Dr. Murthy is currently working on a PhD in public health.
Go to International Women’s Day Marks A Century March 8th, 2011:
and read about one incredible woman’s efforts to help women around the world.