Dr. Nitin Shah

August 19, 2020

Hindu, Jain and Sikh Speakers, Speakers Bureau

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Title and Affiliation: Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at Loma Linda University. Interim Deputy Chief of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at Tibor Rubin VA Medical Center, Long Beach, CA. Past President of Jain Center of Southern California (JCSC) (JainCenterofSouthernCalifornia.org), Chair of Interfaith committee and External Education Committee of JCSC. Vice Chair of JAINA's Academic Liaison Committee, Chair of Awards Committee. JAINA stands for (Federation of Jain Associations in North America - www.JAINA.org). I have been a member of many medical organizations. Founding member of Ahimsa Center at Cal Poly University at Pomona.

Topics of Interest: Compassion in action, Jain unity, any topic related to basic Jain philosophy, how to organize free community health fairs, what will it take to start an International medical/surgical/dental/eye care mission?

● Dr. Nitin Shah is an Anesthesiologist and a Physician who takes care of Critically ill patients in ICU. He has done over 350 Medical/Surgical Missions in 15 countries. He has worked with many Charitable organizations across the world on various missions and education (American Heart Association). He is an active Jain community member, he is active in helping with Jain Academic Education in many Universities in North America. He has mentored many Youth. He loves to hold their hands and walk them through various Humanitarian projects. Due to COVID he realized the need and spearheaded donating Refurbished Chromebooks to underprivileged children and has given over 1000 and 1500 and more to go. Also raised money for daily lunches to support United Sikh Mission's daily meal program for several weeks. Currently, working at Sanatan Dharma Temple with Joy of Sharing Community Foundation to distribute 400 bags of grocery and 1500 meals every Sunday. Dr. Shah has been involved in many Interfaith activities since 9/11/2001 as he was the President of JCSC in 2002-2003.

Contact Information: nitinshahmd@gmail.com

Website Link: www.Anekant.net This is of Anekant Community Center (ACC) of which I am a Founding President and current Board Member. ACC is a Non-Religious Organization and does worldwide Humanitarian activities