Dr. Satish Chawla


Dr. Satish Chawla MD, FACP, AIIMS, is a retired Geriatric Physician from the United States Navy. He retired from the US Navy as Head of the Geriatric Department, Internal Medicine, Naval Medical Centre, San Diego, California. He is an expert in geriatric medicine, especially chronic ailments of the elderly.

Dr. Jayashree Dasgupta

Project Director

Dr Jayashree Dasgupta is a clinical psychologist with a specialization in neuropsychology. She holds MPhil and PhD degrees from the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore, and has extensive experience working in both research as well as clinical settings. She is interested in cognition across the lifespan and is associated with international projects at the Public Health Foundation of India and Sangath. Her work includes development of apps for autism screening and assessment of cognitive development, understanding cognition in HIV/AIDS and evaluation of task sharing approaches for maternal depression. She has presented her work at several national and international forums and published in leading scientific journals.

She has also worked in corporate settings heading psychological test adaptation projects at Pearson Clinical and Talent Assessment and developing stress management programs at WIPRO technologies.

Her interest in geriatrics and gerontology developed during her association with NIMHANS where she was a consultant with the dementia clinic, working closely with several clients and their families.