Dr Suchitra Mehta a practicing psycho oncologist at HCG-NCHRI Cancer center,Nagpur.
After practicing as a pediatrician for few years, she developed passion in cancer patients’ psychology and after completing her masters in psychology, started serving as a psycho oncologist. She is a recipient of UICC award[Geneva] and an active member of IPOS[International psycho oncology society] and APOS[American psycho social oncology society].She has presented numerous papers in various National and International psycho oncology conferences.
She has organized national psycho oncology conferences at Nagpur and conducted quite a few workshops on “counseling cancer patients” for hospice workers and social workers.
She has been running “Sadhana Charitable Trust”, a cancer support group which is contributing significantly to preventive oncology specially in slum areas. The trust essentially emphasizes on Cancer rehabilitation while supporting cancer patients and survivors.
She regularly writes in local newspapers about motivational true stories of patients.
She has vivid interest in Hindustani classical music and is a passionate bird photographer.