An MBBS graduate and Alumnus of Coimbatore Medical College, Dr. Renuka David has had a long illustrious career spanning over two decades.
During all her years of her professional medical career, she has been exposed to the various lifestyle challenges, all over India including interior tribal, rural and urban cities and districts, after having worked in many rural and urban hospitals due to her extensive travel being married to an Infantry Army Officer.
Realizing the urgent need of ‘preventive’ healthcare rather than ‘curative’ healthcare, she started the Radiant Medi-Fitness lounge, a part of the Radiant Medical Services in 2006, well ahead of her time spreading the importance of healthy lifestyle and important steps to be taken to prevent the early onset of Lifestyle diseases like diabetes, hypertension, PCOS, cancer and auto immune diseases which according to a study by WHO in 2014 is reaching a Global epidemic.
The Radiant Home Health Services another sub vertical of the Radiant Medical Services, provides nurses trained for hospital and home care for sick and aged patients under her able leadership.
Positioned as a leading Wellness consultant in Chennai, she reiterates the importance of preventive medicine by
- Counseling on the need of preventing the onset of chronic de-generative diseases like diabetes, hypertension, coronary artery disease, cancer, PCOS through corrective lifestyle changes that emphasizes on periodic health checkups, importance of the right exercise and healthy diet options.
- Works on obesity, obesity related disorders, and aims towards healthy stress free lifestyle.
- Prevention on getting into any form of addiction especially among young adults be it material or digital.
- Age management.
- Counseling on dealing with peer pressure and stress among students, corporates and lifestyle management especially for ladies.
- Sick and Geriatric management at home and institution.
A most sought after speaker, she has addressed various forums like Rotary, Lions Club, police ladies club, CII, FICCI, FICCI Ladies Organization and colleges like Ethiraj, MCC, Sree Shasta Engineering, and WCC to name a few. She has conducted various health care workshops and camps and has trained young aspirants in their field of interest.
She has contributed her articles in various newspapers and magazines and has been exclusively written about. She has also participated on television shows and judged many competitions like the Navy Ball, fashion shows and music competitions.
In August 2014, she was awarded ” The Jaguar woman achiever award” in the field of wellness.
She has hosted a talk show called ‘Woman talk’ on Chennai live 104.8 FM. She is currently hosting episodes on inner Wellness called “Wellness Talks” on YouTube addressing, very important and pertinent ‘need of the hour’ social issues relating to physical, mental and social health.
She spearheaded the first of its kind WELLNESS Conclave in Chennai conducted over two days. This Wellness Conclave was conceived keeping in mind the need for immediate corrective preventive measures against lifestyle diseases and addressing need of the hour social issues.
The objective was to address various lifestyle issues like physical, mental and social health in an individual’s everyday life. This very successful two day conclave saw young India from the college and corporate world listening and participating in panel discussions and motivational talks by eminent personalities including Nandita Das addressing breaking beauty stereotypes, dealing with addictions, handling stress, pursuing your hobby as a career, surviving cancer and much more. The HNI and elite of Chennai witnessed an evening of pure intellectual delight where in she was in conversation with Shabana Azmi and Javed Akhtar Saad addressing work life balance.
She is married to Col David Devasahayam, the founder and Chairman of the Radiant Group of Companies a conglomerate of companies with interests in diverse fields like Cash Logistics, Guarding Services, KPO, Medical Services and defense software development and is the mother of two amazing children. She is the Director of the Group.
Gazing into the future, Dr. Renuka David sees a lot of awareness of preventive medicine especially among the urban populations in need of a holistic approach to good health.