Dr. R. Valavan, BHMS, MD (Hom), MBA, is a dynamic homoeopath, graduated (2000) and post graduated (2005) in homoeopathy from Vinayaka Mission Homoeopathic Medical College, Salem. He is one of the first Post Graduates in the discipline of “Homoeopathic Pharmacy” from all over India. He has professional experience of 18 years, and research and industrial experience of 12 years. He has published over 100 papers and articles in reputed journals and magazines on research, therapeutics, homoeopathic pharmacy, industry, etc. Dr. R. Valavan is presently working as Head – Scientific & Medical Affairs with Schwabe India, the Indian subsidiary of Dr. Willmar Schwabe GmbH & Co. KG, Germany.