She holds an MBBS; MD (Preventive and Social Medicine)
With an exceptionally broad career path, she has held leading positions such as Chief Executive Officer and Head of the Department for large scale operations and National level programs. For example, she is former Director Program, Ipas Development Foundation Established IDF as a lead organization in the field of Family Planning. Expert committee member for operational guidelines on FP services and post abortion family planning in India.
She was the National Coordinator, National HIV Communication Resource Support Centre (NHCRSC), based at the National AIDS Control Organisation, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. Dr Krishnan was a Chief Consultant, HLL Lifecare Ltd and HLFPPT August 2008 to June 2012: Chief Executive Officer, Hindustan Latex Family Planning Promotion Trust; Head, Technical Services Division, HLFPPT
She basically started her career as a consultant with UNFPA, UNICEF and India Population Project-VII project in Bihar (WB funded) and multiple NGO’s such as Plan International, New Delhi.
Her clinical practice was spread evenly over clinics and in teaching hospitals. She has worked in the districts of Jhansi and Etah of rural Uttar Pradesh. This experience was complemented by academic-cum-practical training as House Surgeon in Ophthalmology and Anesthesia as well as in pursuing postgraduate studies in Preventive and Social Medicine. The latter included teaching medical students as a demonstrator and running mobile clinics.
As Chief Advisor of Green Valley Academy, Dr Krishnan leads by example. She monitors the academics very closely and is involved in all major decisions making committees of the school. Her devotion toward the cause can be seen with her continuous involvement from taking classes and even teacher’s training from time to time.