Jency Joseph is from Kerala, India. She received her Bachelors Degree (B.Sc.) in Nursing from Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala, India. After completing her graduation in 2003 Jency worked as a staff nurse for 5 years in the Intensive Care units of Amala Medical College Hospital, Thrissur and Puspagiri Medical College Hospital, Thiruvalla. She is a live member in Trained Nurses Association of India and Asian Cardio Vascular Nurses Association of India. Jency obtained her Masters (M.Sc.) degree in Nursing (2008-2010) with a thesis entitled “A study to compare the effectiveness of selected nursing interventions on patients with phlebitis related to peripheral intravenous infusion” from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences Bangalore, India in 2010. As a post graduate nurse specialised in Medical and Surgical Nursing she worked for 2 years as a lecturer in the Medical and Surgical Department of Archana College of Nursing, Pandalam, Kerala. She attended several conferences and seminars, such as the National conference on Nursing Initiatives in Crisis Management, Evidence Based Nursing Practice, Innovative Approaches to Nursing Service Administration, Update on Contemporary Research Methodolgy, Carthocare, Medico-legal issues etc. Interest in different health systems, especially traditional and indigenous medicine has motivated her to choose the subject of Medical Anthropology. Jency wishes to engage in further research works in the future.