Dr. Chitra Subra Mani - Medical Director
Dr. Chitra Mani is an American board-certified Pediatrician. She is also sub-specialized and American board- certified in Pediatric Infectious Diseases. At present, she is a Professor of Pediatrics in the Department of Pediatrics, at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta University, Augusta, GA. She has been a Pediatric Infectious Diseases physician and an Epidemiologist (Hospital Infection Prevention Medical Officer) for almost 30 years and is currently employed at the Children’s Hospital of Georgia in Augusta University Health, Augusta, GA.
Her other job responsibilities include being the Medical Director of the Pediatric HIV program, teaching medical students, residents and fellows at the Medical College of Georgia and performing clinical research pertaining to Pediatric Infections.
Since graduating from her medical school many years ago, Dr. Mani has spent much of her vacation time in India providing free medical care for adults and children with no medical insurance. In addition, since 2008, she has been the Medical Coordinator of a free Medical Clinic in Augusta, GA that provides free primary medical and mental health care for individuals with no medical insurance.
Dr. Mani will be retiring from her above academic position in June 2020 and move permanently to Clarksdale, Mississippi to join full time the Sathya Sai Sanjeevani Medical Centre in Clarksdale, MS that provides free medical care to women and children.
Dr. Gowdhami Mohan, M.D.
Dr. Gowdhami Mohan completed medical school and a rotating residency from Madurai Medical College in Madurai, India. She completed post graduate residencies in Geriatric Medicine and Chronic Diseases, Internal Medicine, and Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine in Illinois and Ohio. She is Board Certified in Pulmonary Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine, a Diplomat of American Society of Sleep and holds a Medical License in South Carolina.
Dr. Mohan has worked at AnMed Health and Pulmonary Sleep Medicine and Carolina Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine Consultants as a partner and currently works as a solo practitioner for Anderson Sleep and Lung Center.
Dr. Mohan diagnoses and treats patients who suffer from respiratory or breathing problems such as asthma and COPD which she applies to Pulmonary studies at VitaLink. Dr. Mohan primarily works out of our Anderson research facility.
Dr. Kakani, M.D.
Dr. Kakani has been practicing for the past 35 years. She is a board certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist. She completed medical school in India and then moved to the United States to complete her OB/ GYN residency in Savannah, GA. She founded Tennessee Valley OB/ GYN when she moved to Huntsville, AL in 1986. She worked there for 30 years before leaving to start her own private practice, Kakani OB/GYN in 2016. In her free time, she volunteers for Huntsville Community Clinic and enjoys gardening and cooking for her family and friends.
Dr. Yamuna Ekambaram, M.D.
Dr. Yamuna completed a 3-year Residency Program in General Pediatrics in New York City from 1976-1979. Following this she went into Private Pediatric Practice for about 10 years in NY and Mobile, AL. She was attracted by an open position for a Civilian Pediatrician at Fox Army Community Health Center/Hospital at Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, Alabama, in January 1989, where she held the position of Chief of Pediatrics for several years until her retirement in November of 2019, close to 31 years of service in the US Armed Forces.
She has volunteered in several Free Medical Clinics both at home and abroad and participated in disaster Medical relief programs overseas. Her love of selfless service for the underprivileged prompted her to retire from the Civilian Military position in order to serve the Community at the Sathya Sai Sanjeevani Medical Center, Clarksdale, MS.