Amita Aggarwal is a Professor and Head of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology at the Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute, Lucknow, India. She trained at Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Center for disease control, Atlanta, USA and Oklahoma university hospital, Oklahoma, USA in Immunology & Rheumatology besides getting her basic training in India.
She is a clinician scientist, with major interest in Juvenile arthritis especially JSpA and SLE. In addition, she has taught a generation of physicians working in the field of rheumatology in India. In recognition of her work, she has been elected fellow of the Indian academy of Science, National academy of Science as well as National academy of Medical Sciences. She has also served as the President of Indian Rheumatology Association as well as editor of Indian Journal of Rheumatology.