Dr. Siva Subramanian is Professor of Pediatrics and Ethicist at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital. He teaches at GUMC about Pediatrics, Neonatology, and Religious traditions in Health Care and Complementary and Alternative Medicine. He currently serves as the First Vice President of IFC. He received the prestigious “Interfaith Bridge Builder Award” given by IFC. He is the founder of and served as the Chairman of the Sri Siva Vishnu Temple in Lanham, MD, which has held several interfaith dialogues and conducted tours for school, college and State department staff every year. He is the Co-founder of the Council on Hindu Temples of USA, the Association of United Hindu Jain Temples of Metropolitan Washington DC and the Hindu American Community Services Inc. (HACSI).