Manmadhan Nair, MA, LLB, MS- PresidentMr. Manmadhan Nair started his career as an attorney with the Bar Council of Kerala, India. He later completed his higher education in Management Information Systems from University of North Texas in Dallas and joined the US retail giant J C Penny as a Project Manager. A leading community activist, Mr. Nair has served as the President of Federation of Kerala Associations of North America and the General Secretary of National Federation of Indian Associations and currently serves as the General Secretary of Greater Dallas Indo-American Chamber of Commerce. A highly successful entrepreneur, Mr. Nair is the Founder President & CEO of International American University College of Medicine, St Lucia, and has established a network of Health Care companies in the State of Texas, USA. He also has investment interestes in other International Medical Schools.Manish Nair – MD- Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Nair is a medical graduate of IAU College of Medicine. He completed his post graduate residency in Psychiatry at the University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY where he was an Assistant Professor. He served as the Medical Director for the Psychiatry Consult service for the University Hospital as well as the Co-Course Director for the Psychiatry third year clerkship at the University of Kentucky, College of Medicine. Dr. Nair supervised many resident physicians and medical students and has a passion for teaching. His areas of interest include Medical Education, Healthcare Administration, and Addiction Psychiatry.Syam Kumar, MS, MBA- VP OperationsMr. Kumar completed his MS from Texas A&M University, USA and MBA from Bharatiar University, India. Syam has been a member of the IAU team since its inception in 2002. He was based in St Lucia as the campus administrator during the early days and is currently a member of the management team based in Dallas. Prior to joining IAU he worked with many multinationals including Bank of America in the Wealth and investment management department. He is also a certified Accreditation Compliance Officer from the Distance Education and Training Council, USA..Sibi Gopalakrishnan- Director of Public relations
Sibi Gopalakrishnan has been with IAU from the days of its humble beginning. He has contributed towards the growth of IAU over the years. Mr. Sibi left a remarkable identity in the landscape of Vieux Fort. He is based in St. Lucia but travels internationally for recruitment and marketing efforts. A great Ambassador of IAU, Sibi is a well know person in St Lucian Community. And also an active member of the St Lucia National Volunteers and received an award from the Governor General of Saint Lucia as a best volunteer. As the Director of Public Relations Sibi excelled in his role and the University received the Corporate Social Responsibility award from the Prime Minister of St. Lucia. He is a strong community activist and works closely with the Lions club of St Lucia and many other organizations.James Villanueva, PhD- Dean of Basic SciencesProf. James Villanueva is the recepient of the DuPont - National Academy of Science and Technology Young Scientist Award in 2003 and has been teaching Medical Biochemistry, Genetics and Nutrition at IAU since 2005. He received the IAU Faculty of the Year Award in 2006 and was appointed as the Dean of Student Affairs in 2007 and elected Chairman of the Admissions Committee in 2008. Dr. Vilanueva’s research interests include protein folding/misfolding, protein spectroscopy, development of immunoliposomes and biodesulfurization. He has completed Post Doctoral research work at Notre Dame University in Indiana; The Institute for Protein Research, Osaka University, Japan and Bari University, Italy. Over the years, Dr. Villaneuva has consistently made outstanding contribution to student success in NBME Shelf exams and is closely associated with the university student community as the Faculty Advisor to the Student Government Association (SGA). Dr Villaneuva was promoted to full Professor of Biochemistry, Genetics and Nutrition in September of 2011 and then as the Dean of Basic Sciences in 2014, he continues to inspire and be inspired by academia.Rasheed Agboola, MBBS- Dean of Student AffairsDr. Rasheed Agboola obtained his medical degree from Ahmadu Bello University, Nigeria and completed the Teaching and Research Fellowship program in Pathology at St. Georges University, Grenada. He holds medical licenses in Grenada and Nigeria. Dr. Rasheed professional and teaching career started at University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Nigeria. He had also worked at Clinical Teaching Unit and St. Georges General hospital, Grenada with the ministry of health. Dr. Rasheed was a Full- time Faculty member in the Department of Pathology at St. Georges University School of Medicine, Grenada for many years and Atlantic University School of Medicine as the Assistant Professor Pathology prior to joining International American University College of Medicine. Dr. Rasheed has a great passion for teaching and has received several awards for teaching from the student bodies and the University. He has served as chair/ co- chair of various committees in the University including Disciplinary/ Grievance, Promotion and Admission committee.Arun Nair- Director of Clinical AffairsArun Nair is currently the Director of Clinical Affairs for IAU College of Medicine. He has earned a BS in Biomedical Education from the City College of New York as well as an MBA in Management with Advanced Certification in Health Care Management from Iona College in New York. Prior to joining IAU College of Medicine, Arun worked in the Pathology Department at Quest Diagnostics Headquarters in Teterboro, New Jersey.Rajeev VS Patanair- VP-Institutional Planning and DevelopmentRajeev has more than 23 Years of experience in various organisational roles. Before joining IAU , was associated with leading Indian Business conglomerates and multi national organisations like Bush India, Tata Group, Hughes Communications etc. in senior management role.Rajeev has more than 23 Years of experience in various organisational roles. Before joining IAU , was associated with leading Indian Business conglomerates and multi national organisations like Bush India, Tata Group, Hughes Communications etc. in senior management role.