Dr. Uma Eyyunni came to the U.S with a masters degree in Ear, Nose, Throat surgery (ENT) from Osmania Medical, Hyderabad, India in 1976. She pursued further training in ENT at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pa . After a successful solo practice for 16years in Martinsburg, WV, she moved to a part time office practice in St. Augustine, Fl.
Poetry and literature along with music have been Uma’s deep passions since high school days. Married to Dr. Ram Eyyunni, a General Surgeon, her interests were nurtured, resulting in publication of four poetry books in Telugu, her mother tongue. Many of these lyrics are rendered in beautiful audio CDs by well known Indian artistes. Besides poetry, Uma has written lyrics for many dance ballets in the Indian languages of Telugu, Hindi & Sanskrit. She also has published English poetry.
Her hobbies include music, reading and voluntary work . She also mentored many elementary school children as part of a program in West Virginia, to prevent the high school drop out rate.