After a fruitful period of clinical practice which involved lots of travel and exposure to various lifestyles in the urban, rural and tribal parts of India, she realised that there was more need for preventive medicine than curative medicine. Dr Renuka also practiced as a frontier doctor in the paramilitary force and gave medical treatment to soldiers and war-affected women and children.
LEARNING FROM DIVERSE LIFE EXPERIENCES
Being the daughter of an Air force veteran gave Dr Renuka David chances to attend several schools as her father had to shift to different places across the country. She completed her high school from the prestigious PSG Krishnammal School in Coimbatore and pursued MBBS from Coimbatore Medical College in 1990.
Apart from academics, she also aced in extracurricular activities like basketball, Bharathanatyam, and dramatics. She is fluent in many languages namely English, Tamil, Hindi, Nepali, Punjabi, Malayalam and Gujarati. Travelling to diverse places helped enrich her rich experience, expand her knowledge of various skills, and gave her a chance to impart her knowledge to several people.
After finishing her degree, she got married to Colonel David Devasahayam (an army personnel turned entrepreneur) and effectively balanced her personal and professional life. A personal experience of losing 22 kgs of weight by following a healthy lifestyle propelled her into the world of wellness in the early 2000s.
BUILDING THE EMPIRE
Radiant Medical Services was founded in the year 2006 at Chennai by Dr Renuka David. It is a sub vertical of the Radiant Group of Companies. Radiant Medical Services comprises of four sub verticals:
- The Radiant Home Health Services
- The Radiant Wellness Conclave
- The Radiant Wellness Forum
- The Radiant Medi-Fitness Lounge
Over the years, Dr. Renuka David has become a sought after motivational speaker by students and professionals across diverse backgrounds. She has addressed various forums, organizations and institutions to propagate and address the various lifestyle issues faced by people from all walks of life. In August 2014, she was awarded “The Jaguar woman achiever award” in the field of Wellness. On the 10th of December 2016, which is the “International Human Rights Day,” Dr. Renuka David was awarded with the title of “India’s Most Exceptional Speaker Award 2016” for Health & Wellness.
Dr. Renuka also Hosts an inspirational talk show in Good News Television and on her YOUTUBE Channel showcasing stories of extraordinarily courageous individuals who have risen to become role-models in their communities. Her guests include inspiring people from all walks of life bringing their amazing stories. She inspires, motivates and addresses preventive health care and advocates healthy lifestyle.