All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi (Obstetrics & Gynecology; Endocrinology)
Max Planck Institute, Germany (Reproductive Medicine; Obstetrics & Gynecology) Johns Hopkins University Medical School, Baltimore, MD (Urology; Reproductive Medicine)
University of Virginia Medical School, Charlottesville, VA (Internal Medicine; Endocrinology)
Dr. Sharma family is Life Member of BSNA for the last several years. Dr. Sharma originally belongs to a very learned Brahman family of Pundits in Rajasthan. Through this heritage, he has acquired an exemplary knowledge of Vedic rituals and Pujas in Sanskrit. He demonstrated his Brahmanic values and Vedic knowledge when he performed the opening ceremony at the 15th annual BSNA convention in Princeton with chanting of Vedic Mantras. He has been helping the local community by performing Vedic ceremonies.
Mrs. Manju Sharma has been awarded several awards during the conventions in recognition of her services to BSNA, and talented presentations of cultural programs, dances and acting in Ramleela (Lincoln Center, NYC, 2008), etc.
Their son, Himanshu, has been active participant in a number of the BSNA annual conventions. He has chaired discussion groups, spoke in several forums, organized talks, and have been helping organizers in different activities.
He strongly believes in practicing Vedic values that benefit society in general and our younger generation in particular.
He is a big supporter of transitioning the BSNA leadership role to younger generations.
Dr. Sharma has been actively involved with BSNA and World Brahman Organization (WBO) activities over the last several years.
He has been serving on the BSNA Executive Committee for several years on the following positions;
Executive Vice President (Currently)
Dr. Sharma has chaired several committees of BSNA including – Finance Committee, Publications, Convention (various committees)
Dr. Sharma has been serving on WBO Executive Committee as Secretary. He is being instrumental in organizing the 5th World Brahman Convention to be held in Jaipur, India in December 2009.
He has been actively trying to unite different Brahman Organizations in North America. For example, he initiated and recently completed a very cordial alliance with WBF Canada that would promote an environment of cooperation between two Brahmans organizations.
He and his family have been the backbone of organizers of BSNA Annual Conventions every year since 2004. The whole Sharma family has been actively participating in the conventions every year.
Dr. Sharma was instrumental in successfully organizing the 4th World Brahman Convention with Dr. Satish Misra, Convention Director, in Washington, DC, in May 2007.
He has been a member of the editorial board of Brahma Vani for the last several years.
He has been actively increasing the BSNA membership in the local chapter as well as in other chapters through his wide net of social links.
In recognition of his and his family’s selfless dedicated services to BSNA he has been awarded with multiple awards over the several years.
Vice President of the Indian Association in Charlottesville, VA
Vice President of the Executive Committee of Shri Sanatan Mandir, NJ
Dr. Sharma and his family had played a major role in running a Sunday school for the children of Indian origin in Parsippany, NJ for many years. Mrs. Manju Sharma taught Hindi and Indian Culture & Civilization in this school. Their son, Himanshu, taught music to children and led prayers. They organized at least 3 big functions for the Sunday school every year.
Assistant Scout Master in Parsippany, NJ for a number of years
Hindi USA – the organization is doing excellent work in promoting Hindi language in US Schools
Dr. Sharma and his family played major role in organizing a nine-day Shri Ram Katha discourse by Shri Ramesh Bhai Oza in NJ in 2000.