Michigan Bihar - Friends of Bihar and Jharkhand in Michigan
Physician and Philanthropist: Dr. Niru Prasad
Dr. Niru Prasad is a physician for over 30 years. Dr. Niru Prasad’s efforts have touched the lives of many people and made a positive difference worldwide.
Dr. Niru Prasad after receiving her medical degree in Bihar, India, completed her residency at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan. She is certified in Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine. Dr. Prasad is a fellow member of the American College of Emergency Physician and the American Academy of Pediatrics. She is a senior staff physician affiliated with West Bloomfield Center of Henry Ford Hospital, St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Pontiac and West Bloomfield Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan.
Dr. Prasad has authored a book called How to Keep You Child Safe and Healthy. This book has been distributed to the developing countries through the Orphan Medical Network International (OMNI). With the proceeds of the book, Dr. Prasad has started a charity fund for blind orphans in her hometown of Patna. Her charity and her book have been dedicated to her parents, Dr. Sadashiv Prasad and Sarswati Prasad.
Dr. Prasad has written numerous articles on many different health issues for local newsletters and newspaper. She has written articles about Adult Emergency and Pediatric Medicine. Some of these articles are about child abuse, common health issues and safety and depression. She has also written an article about safety near fireworks and sports. Dr. Prasad’s articles can be read on her website www.doctorniruprasad.com.
Dr. Prasad informs her community about proper health and lifestyle through her TV show “Health Talk”, which airs on local cable TV. She used to be a radio health talk show host on WPON 1460. Her programs are popular and educational to all people. She is also a public speaker who goes to Michigan schools to motivate students to take care of their health and study science and math.
For her contributions, Dr. Prasad has received many awards. To name a few, AMA Physician Recognition Award, Lifetime Humanitarian Award, Registry of Outstanding Professionals (American’s Top Pediatrician) and many more. Her biography has been included in the Who’s Who in America. As an Inductee to the Heritage Hall of Fame, her portrait is permanently on display in Detroit’s Cobo Hall.
Dr. Prasad is married to an orthopedic surgeon, is the mother of four children, and grandmother of six grandsons.