Dr. Vinej Somaraj working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Health Dentistry, Rajas Dental College & Hospital, Tamil Nadu India focuses in the field of Research, Public Health, Dentistry, Bioethics, Biostatistics and Forensic Odontology. To credit have several international and national publications in reputed scientific journals and have published textbooks in various fields of Dentistry for which was awarded Sushruta Award for Best Dental Author at the International Exemplary Research & Performance Awards. Also serves as Editor and Reviewer in various Scientific Journals covering several aspects of health sciences. Have presented various scientific papers and poster at international and national conferences and won best scientific paper awards for the same and also was invited as a speaker at national and international conferences. For the contribution in the field of health sciences have been awarded Prestigious Healthcare Oscars of India for Excellence in Dental Research, Excellence in Public Health Dentistry, Emerging Speaker of the Year, Young Dental Achiever of the Year and Young Scientist Award. As a Public Health Dentist for the community services provided was awarded the Heart of Gold Award by the Dental Students Welfare Association of India & Dental Surgeons Association of India.