Dr. Uma Devi obtained her M.Sc. degree from Kerala University, and Ph. D. from Rajasthan University, Jaipur. She has taught graduate and postgraduate courses and guided Ph.D. students in the University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, Manipal Academy of Sciences, Manipal, and Jawaharlal Nehru cancer hospital & Research centre, Bhopal. She was founder Professor and Head of the Department of Radiobiology, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal. She was elected Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences, India (F.N.A.Sc.) in 1989. She is internationally reputed radiation biologist and experimental oncologist. She has visited several Universities and Research Institutes in Japan, Germany, USA, and UK as visiting Professor, scientific collaborator, and invited speaker. She has published more than 250 scientific papers in leading national and international journals and popular articles in science magazines and newspapers. She has received several national and international awards for her outstanding contributions in Radiation Biology and Biomedical Research, including Hans Langendorf Medal (Germany) and Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru National Award for Science of Dept. of Science & Technology, Govt of Madhya Pradesh.
Dr. Uma Devi, is a certified Clinical Hypnotherapist and Past Life Therapist from California Hypnosis Institute, USA, which is recognized by the Indian Board of Alternative Medicine. She is practicing hypnotherapy and conducting training courses in Trivandrum and Trichur, Kerala, since 2006. She is the Founder and Director of the Institute of Clinical Hypnosis, Trichur, which is affiliated to the California Hypnosis Institute, USA.