Dr. Vibha Krishnamurthy trained in Developmental Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital, Boston. She founded Ummeed Child Development Center in 2001, and is currently is the Executive Director ( www.ummeed.org ). She has 15 years of experience in India as a developmental pediatrician, and has led the team at Ummeed in it’s delivery of direct services, training, advocacy and research in the field of child development and disability. She serves on expert committees related to Early Childhood Development and Disability for the WHO and Government of India.
Dr Krishnamurthy has been part of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics since 2011. She is currently co investigator of a project to develop a tool for monitoring child development, funded by the National Institute of Health, USA.
Her interests are in the area of service delivery, capacity building and advocacy for children with disabilities in resource poor areas.