The Team

Who We Are

We are a group of female artists, physicians, scientists, and healers who use our traditional dances to perform stories of healthcare inequity.

We are activists who believe that diversity in healthcare stories should be represented by diverse women through diverse traditional dances, empowering communities while reminding medicine of the power of movement, music, and true stories. 

We are Aseemkala and we are excited to build the world of dance-based narrative medicine together with you!

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Shilpa Darivemula, MD,MS Board Member
Creative Director 2013-2019

Founder 

   

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Rohini Bhatia, MD,
Board Member, Interim Creative Director

  

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Sriya Bhumi, MD, MBA,
Board Member

 

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Moondil Jahan, BA, MS Candidate,
Core Research Fellow

 

 

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Kritika Amanjee, MBA, MD Candidate,
Core Choreography Fellow

 

 

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Virali Shah, MBA, MD Candidate
 Core Research Fellow

 

 

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Supraja Chittari, BS, PhD Candidate ,Board Member
Core Choreography Fellow

 

 

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Harini Sridhar, BS,  MS Candidate in Narrative Medicine, Core Choreography Fellow

 

 

 
 

 

 
 

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