Dr. A.K. Susheela, Ashoka Fellow, is also a Fellow of the National Academy of Medical Sciences (India) and Fellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences. Former professor of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences and has spent almost 3 decades researching the harmful effects of fluoride on human health and fluorosis disease. She is presently leading the National Fluorosis Control Program in the country with her vast experience in research, teaching and patient care services with focus on diagnostic services and counseling for prevention of fluorosis. Her extensive researches on intestinal mucosa, skeletal musculature, red blood cells, male reproductive system, matrix molecules of bone, tooth and soft tissues viz ligament, and the aorta are landmark events, as results led to deeper understanding of the problems of fluoride poisoning on human health. Since 2004 she and her team focus on the developments of understanding fluoride poisoning effects in regards to anemia and low birth weight babies. The results emerging are ground-breaking discoveries hitherto unknown. Presently, she is the Executive Director of the Fluorosis Foundation of India.