Dr. Rainer Picha
Dr. Rainer Picha is a cardiologist from Austria who served as an Assisting Director and Head of the Intensive Care Unit at the State Hospital of Graz/Austria.
In 1996 Maharishi invited Dr Picha to come to Maharishi European Research University in Vlodrop, The Netherlands. There he worked with Dr Nader and his team of scientists to support the work on Veda in the Human Physiology. Under Maharishi’s and Dr Nader’s guidance, Dr Picha developed the Model of Vedic Physiology, worked closely with Maharishi on new hospital designs and curricula, and integrated Maharishi AyurVeda with modern medicine. In 2001 Maharishi assigned Dr Picha as the director of the global health department. He is now also chairman of the Maharishi College of Perfect Health International and chairman of the International Maharishi AyurVeda Foundation for Health Professionals.