About Us

American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) is a network of over 60K multispecialty physicians of Indian origin in the US; AAPI also has global reach with broadly over 100K physicians throughout the globe; visit aapiusa.org for more info.

This site is dedicated to scientific education on late stage clinical research trials via the Global Clinical Trial Network.

AAPI Leadership
Gautam Samadder, M.D., D.A.B.S.M., F.C.C.P
AAPI President 2017-18

Ajay Lodha, MD
Former AAPI President (2016-17)

Naresh Parikh, MD
President-elect of AAPI

Ravi Jahagirdar MD
AAPI President 2014

Global CTN Leadership
Joseph M. Chalil, MD, MBA, FACHE
Chairman, Global CTN, Senior Medical Director, DBV Technologies SA, Adjunct Professor and Member, Healthcare Advisory Board, Nova Southeastern University

Kamini Trivedi D.O., MBA
Biopharma Medical Affairs Executive; CTN Lead for Heme/Onc, CNS, Rare Disease

Christopher Kaplan
Senior Vice President / Head North America / Chair US Country Council at Sanofi

Therapeutic Research Thought Leaders
Paresh Dandona, MD
Distinguished Professor, Director, Diabetes & Endocrinology Center of WNY, SUNY at Buffalo

Sanjiv Agarwala MD
Chief of Medical Oncology and Hematology St. Luke’s Cancer Center

Ganesh Raghu, MD, FACP, FCCP
Professor of Medicine and Laboratory Medicine University of Washington