ABOUT the AUTHOR

A physician, writer, and a motivational speaker, Dr. Shuvendu Sen is the author of Amazon bestseller Why Buddha Never Had Alzheimer’s: a Holistic Treatment Approach through Meditation, Yoga and the Arts, (published/marketed by HCI/Simon & Schuster), that received the 2017 Nautilus Award, bestowed previously to His Holiness Dalai Lama, Noble Peace Prize Winner Desmond Tutu, Deepak Chopra, Mariel Hemingway among others.

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Inaugurated by the Indian Consulate, New York at the First International Yoga Conference, the book has been selected at the American Expo, London/Beijing/Frankfurt Book Fairs and has been recently translated into French by Hachette Foundation and Italian by Terra Nuova Publishers.

As a multi-awarded nationally and internationally respected physician with peer reviewed publications, chapters, and Books to his credit, Dr. Sen has made notable contributions in the field of academics, medicine, and advocacy. Dr. Sen holds a column for the Times of India and previously wrote for the New Jersey Voices Section of The Star-Ledger. His stories, poems, articles have appeared in many prestigious print and online journals/media, including The Daily News, The Star Ledger, The Statesman, Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement (Online, Founder, Maria Shriver), BBC (UK), Yoga Magazine, Counselor Magazine among others.

His previous book titled A Doctor’s Diary (publisher, Times Group Books) was selected at the New York South Asian Literary Festival, 2014, and World Book Fair, 2016.

Dr. Sen is the recipient of the Men of Distinction Award from New York State Senate, the Oscar Edwards Award from the American College of Physicians, and has been thrice nominated for United States Pushcart Award for his columns and other works of fiction.

An invited speaker for United Nations officials, World Parliament of Religions, Toronto, Canada, Indian Consulate, New York, Duke University, Harvard Medical School, City University of New York among many others, Dr. Sen has been featured by major television and radio channels nationally and internationally, including WFLA (NBC affiliated), CNN, PBS, CBS, Citizens TV, WRAL, among others.

Major Affiliations:

Trustee, The Bryant Library, New York

New Jersey Reentry Corporation/ New Jersey Department of Corrections

The Fortune Society, New York

Partnership for Drug Free New Jersey

Vice-Chair, Research & Faculty, Jersey Shore University Medical Center/

Hackensack Meridian Health

American College of Physicians

Notable Recognitions:

Nautilus Silver Award Winner, Nautilus Book Awards

The Men of Distinction Award, New York State Senate Committee

Oscar Edwards, E. Award, American College of Physicians

Outstanding Physicians Award, Press Ganey Survey