Women Speakers Database
  • Name

    Amita Aggarwal
  • Email

    aa.amita@gmail.com, amita@sgpgi.ac.in
  • Country/Region

  • Institute

    Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow
  • Career Stage

    Tenured Faculty
  • Website

  • Research Interests

  • Profile

    Amita Aggarwal is a Professor and Head of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology at the Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute, Lucknow, India. She completed her medical education at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. She subsequently trained in Clinical Immunology & Rheumatology at SGPGI, Lucknow, Later, she trained at Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Center’s for disease control, Atlanta, USA and Oklahoma university hospital, Oklahoma, USA in Immunology & Rheumatology. 

    She is a clinician scientist, with major interest in Juvenile arthritis and SLE. She has setup a multi-institutional lupus network in India. In addition, she has taught a generation of physicians working in the field of rheumatology. In recognition of her work, she has been elected fellow of the Indian academy of Science, National academy of Science as well as National academy of Medical Sciences. She has also served as the President of Indian Rheumatology Association as well as editor of Indian Journal of Rheumatology.