About the author

Krutika Parasar Raulkar is a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation resident at New York Presbyterian Columbia/Cornell where she aims to spread her passion for exercise to her patients. She attended Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, graduating with Distinction in Medical Education and Community Service and election into the Gold Humanism Honor Society. She completed her undergraduate study at Brown University, where she was an EMT, Residential Peer Leader, sang in the Brown'sTones a capella group, and conducted research on child learning and infant language development. An exercise enthusiast, she has run 3 marathons enjoys a myriad of sports/fitness activities. She lives with her husband and son in Riverdale, NY--her lifelong partners in health and happiness--and is looking forward to the birth of their daughter this year!