Dr. Nimeshika Jayachandran, MBBS | Physician and Medical Journalist | 7D Variety

Dr. Nimeshika Jayachandran

Physician and Medical Journalist
Nimeshika, a physician by profession, attended a 6-year medical program in India. After she graduated, she worked in various healthcare settings. Her purpose is to have a better understanding of public and private healthcare systems in the country. She worked there under ER, Trauma, Orthopedics, Womens’ Health Clinics, and Neurology. Following this, she entered a 10-month journalism course then joined TheNewsMinute.com, a digital media company in Bangalore, India as a health reporter to use her medical knowledge differently. She is also a mental health advocate and does a lot of volunteer work to help increase awareness about it.


  • National School of Journalism – Bangalore, India
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Print/Convergence (Digital) Media, 2018
  • Sri Ramachandra Medical College – Chennai, India
  • MBBS: Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery (MD Commensurate), 2014 Mission San Jose High School – Fremont, California
  • High School Diploma, 2008


  • Medical Council of India (2015) 
  • ECFMG Certification in progress

Professional Accomplishments

  • ThinkWrite speaker: Taught medical students & doctors about medical journalism/writing


  • Formerly Health Reporter with TheNewsMinute
  • Internship with Times of India newspaper in Bengaluru, India
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