Dr. Rainer Picha


Director, IMAVF

Rainer Picha, MD, is a senior consultant in cardiology from Austria. In 1996 he shifted his focus from a full-time position as Assistant Director at the Department of Cardiology of the State Hospital in Graz, Austria, to become a researcher at Maharishi Vedic University in Vlodrop, The Netherlands. Dr. Picha has travelled throughout the world to lecture on Maharishi AyurVeda and together with his multidisciplinary team he has developed new hospital designs, course materials and medical curricula in order to integrate the most ancient system of health care – Maharishi AyurVeda – with modern medicine. Dr. Picha is now overseeing all Maharishi AyurVeda activities worldwide.

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