Research Fellow 2021-2022: Dr.Tanvi Gandhi

Tanvi Gandhi has a doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine, and practices as a Licensed Acupuncturist in CT and NY. Her background is in Microbiology, Immunology, and Genetics from UCLA, and did her research internship at the National Institutes of Health. She is the founder of Shiva-Shakti Acupuncture and Ayurveda and considers herself a bridge between ancient healing wisdom and modern integrative medicine. Dr. Gandhi has her private practice and also a Wellness Consultant for Transitional Living Program at Silver Hill Hospital. She is also a part-time faculty for Integrative and Holistic Health at the Graduate Institute and is continuing her professional training in Narrative Medicine at Columbia University. She is passionate about infusing creative methods to facilitate wellness.

Her research will focus on creating narrative pieces for the Mahavidyas in Medicine series. Please see her work, published on Intima here.