Prof. (Dr.) A.K. Susheela is a Fellow of the National Academy of Medical Sciences in India; Fellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences. She was awarded the Ranbaxy Research Foundation prize for her outstanding contributions in the field of Fluorosis Research. She is elected as Ashoka Fellow for her life time achievements in mitigation of Fluorosis. She has had the unique distinction to be invited and for addressing the British Parliament; (House of Commons) and the Minister of Health and her Advisors on varied issues related to Fluoride and Fluorosis during 1998. She received education in India upto the Doctorate Degree and Post Doctoral Training in Health Sciences from U.K, USA and Canada. She has been on the Faculty of the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi for 3 decades. She has held a number of responsible positions and coveted assignments at the AIIMS, before she moved out during 1997, to nurture a Foundation: "Fluorosis Research and Rural Development Foundation" and full-fill her life's ambition to combat Fluorosis by providing adequate Scientific and Technical inputs to those involved in dealing with the disease. She is the Executive Director of India's Fluorosis Research and Rural Development Foundation, located in Delhi.