SD Shantinath, DDS, MPH, PhD

SD Shantinath is former associate professor of Public Health at A.T. Still University of Health Sciences in Mesa, AZ, USA and the founder and director of Woman to Woman International, an NGO based in Zurich, Switzerland, which is a member of the Violence Prevention Alliance of the World Health Organization. Her early-stage innovations in violence prevention and related mental health promotion have been supported by foundations in Switzerland, UK, US and UNICEF. She is working to promote to world-wide diffusion and adoption of research-based violence prevention methods and to advance women’s literacy, which is a major social determinant of health.