Amit Sood Amit Sood, MD
Mayo Clinic, USA

Dr. Sood is a professor of medicine at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. He is also the director of research in the Complementary and Integrative Medicine Program, chair of the Mind-Body Medicine Initiative at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, and fellow of the American College of Physicians. Dr. Sood has developed an innovative approach to mind-body medicine by incorporating concepts within neurosciences, psychology, philosophy and spirituality. His clinical work and research encompasses a wide range of topics from decreasing stress and anxiety, to wellness solutions for corporate executives, parents and students. Dr. Sood received the 2010 Distinguished Service Award, the 2010 Innovator of the Year Award and the 2013 Outstanding Physician Scientist Award from Mayo Clinic. The Ode Magazine nominated Dr. Sood as one among top 20 intelligent optimists helping the world to be a better place. He is the author of the book, The Mayo Clinic Guide to Stress-Free Living and The Mayo Clinic Handbook for Happiness.