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Rakesh Asthana is a veterinarian by education and is a retired Major of the Indian army. After having practiced for nearly eighteen years as a veterinarian with the Indian Army, he was seconded to the Kuwaiti Army for two years. After having migrated to the US in 1993, Dr. Asthana has worked as a Cardiovascular Specialist, with various pharmaceutical companies like Parke-Davis, Pfizer, Glaxo, Novartis, and Astra Zeneca. He currently works as a “Senior Cardiovascular Specialist” with the Japanese Pharmaceutical company Daiichi-Sankyo US. He tirelessly volunteers in various not-for-profit organizations.
He sits on the Board of Directors of Black Feet Volunteer Medical Corps (BVMC). Rakesh also volunteers his time with “Young Hearts 4 Life”, a stellar organization, screening young high school children in the US to avoid “Sudden Cardiac Death” syndrome. Rakesh firmly believes that the elderly and senior citizens in the US need our help and that MAFS is doing commendable work, which should be whole-heartedly supported.