Chander A Kapasi



Harvard University American Board of Board General Preventive Medicine
certification 1975
Harvard University Harvard School of MPH (masters in 1975 Public Health public health)
University of Delhi Lady Harding Medical College M.D. 1971
University of Hawaii East-West Center Population 1969
Honolulu, Hawaii dynamics & family planning
Institute of United Nations Diploma in 1968 Nations Int. Understanding
University of Delhi Lady Harding Medical College M. B.B.S 1966


American Public Health Association Since 1974
Diplomat, American Board of General Preventive Medicine Since 1975
International Health Society 1975
American Society of Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology 1976
Indian Medical Association of New England Since 1981
American Association of Physician of Indian Origin since 1990
Lady Harding Medical College Alumni Association 1989


Member, Newton League of Women Voters 1985
Sub-Committee on Health, Newton Health Dept. 1983
Den Leader, Newton Cub Scouts
St. Jones Ambulance Brigade, Nairobi, Kenya
President, India Association of Greater Boston, for cultural, educational and international activities 1979
Trustee -AAPI Charitable Foundation 1994
Chairperson, Board of Trustee - AAPI 1993

Professional Affiliations & Achievements

Massachusetts Osteoporosis Advisory Board 1998
Health Professional Subcommittee on Osteoporosis 2002
Medical Director, Womenís health, NRH 1996
Harvard School of Public Health Alumni Council 2001
Medical Director Prevention Pro 1998
Chair, subcommittee on womenís health
Massachusetts Governorís Committee on Physical Fitness & Sports 1991

Professional Affiliations & Achievements- Continued

Participating physician for womenís health at Allston 3
Brighton Neighborhood Health Center, & south Jamaica Plain Health center, 1976-1988
Clinical and teaching fellow, Center for Educational Development in Health, Harvard school of public health & Harvard Medical School 1975-1976
Medical director, International Planned Parenthood 1971-1975
Federation. Operated mobile clinics for womenís health in Kenya
Lecturer, Preventive & Social Medicine Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi

Supervision and Guidance Work

Mentor for students of Harvard school of Public Health
Teaching and training health professionals in
nutrition, cardiovascular health including high blood
pressure, obesity, osteoporosis, para-menopausal health, cancer, 1991-cont.
eating disorders, drug problems, athletic injuries,
domestic violence and other health issues related to
women's health
Planned and conducted educational seminars ` 1991 Ėcont.
and health fairs related to women's health
Supervision and training of interns, residents
lady health visitors, school teachers and
other categories of health personnel in urban
and rural health through the department of 1968-1974
preventive and social medicine
Planned services for nutrition, antenatal & postnatal clinics and conducted survey of assessment of nutritional status of pregnant 19 68-1974 women', infants and toddlers
Key organizer of University Grants Commissionís Institute for Teaching of Social Sciences in the Medical Colleges 1969

Research Work
Title Sponsor Year

Celebrating Women's Health Massachusetts GCPFS 1996 to 2001. (Calendar for women's health)
Bibliography on women's Subcommittee on Women's
Health Health- MGCPFS 1991
Planning, family planning Ministry of health, Nairobi, 1971-1974 & nutrition services for urban Kenya & International & rural mobile clinics, Nairobi, Planned Parenthood Kenya, East Africa.
Federation Knowledge Attitude & Theses for doctorate 1969-1970 Practices Amongst in preventive & social Primipara for Maternal Care, medicine Family Planning, Infant & Toddlers Nutrition, Sexual Practices & Other Health Practices in an Urban Community
Childcare in General Practice Indian Institute of Indian Practitioner, Aug. 69 public administration 1969-1970 special issue volume X. X.ii #8 P. 477-481
Study of Concept of Health & Indian council of medical 1969 -1970
Disease research
Citizen Hospital Care Indian Institute of Public Administration 1968
Family Planning in General Indian Institute of Public Practice in j. Ind. Med. Ass. Administration 1968 Vol. 51, #10p. 525-528

Leadership Awards and Community Service

Member of Advisory Board of Massachusetts Osteoporosis Program.
Member of the Harvard Alumni Council
President IAGB � First woman president
President Indian Medical Association of New England (IMANE) � Revival of IMANE
First Indian American appointed to the Massachusetts Transitional Government by Gov. William Weld
President and Founder -Lady Hardinge Medical College Alumni Association
First woman Chairperson, AAPI Board of trustee.-1993
IMANE member assisting with community health fairs
Co-sponsor of the AAPI free care clinic in Mandi, Himachal Pradesh, India (foothills of the Himalayas, near the Tibetian border) for the past 10 years.
Chair of Women's Health -- Massachusetts Governor's Committee
on Physical Fitness and Sports
Dedicated Service Award - IAGB.
Dedicated service award for lifetime assistance to Lady Harding Medical College.
Supplied mannequins for CPR Instructions at the Lady Hardinge Medical College
Free medical services in the U.S.A., India and Africa.
Assisting developing countries with charitable donations of needed medical equipment.
Acknowledged as one of the Women Indian Entrepreneurs of today First Indian American appointed to the Massachusetts Transitional Government by Gov.
Weld Elected to the Alumni Council of the Harvard School of Public Health Organize Health Fairs biannually since 1995


Onaly A. Kapasi M.D.

Dr. Kapasi is a Harvard and Tufts trained board certified orthopaedic surgeon.

Chander M. Kapasi M.D., M.P.H

Specializes in Preventive Medicine, and Comprehensive Pain Management

A.W. Ajeena M.D

Dr. Ajeena is a Harvard and UK trained board certified orthopaedic surgeon.