Dr. Rajeev Jayadevan, Head, Research Cell, at Indian Medical Association, did his MD in General Medicine with top honors from Christian Medical College, Vellore in 1995, and received training in Clinical Epidemiology and Public Health from Erasmus University, Netherlands. He has extensive international experience of performing over 19,000 endoscopies. He was awarded MRCP from England in 1996. He obtained Board Certification in Medicine and Gastroenterology (Fellowship) from New York Medical College, and spent 3 years in the UK and 10 years in the US before returning to his hometown of Kochi. He established the department of Gastroenterology at Sunrise Hospital, Cochin.