Dr. Ram Krishna Giri completed MBBS (Hons.) from Gomel State Medical University, Belarus (Europe) and M.D. (Internal medicine) from Sun Yat-sen University, P. R. China. After completing MBBS, he worked for 3 years as medical officer in various hospitals including government hospital and medical college; and as a consultant physician for 4 years after completing MD. He has attended various national and international conferences. He is currently doing fellowship in Rheumatology & Immunology under supervision of Dr. Chandrashekara S. at CRICR. He is working on a resesrch ‘Factors influencing quality of life of patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis for more than five years, including adherence to treatment’.