Dr. Joy Sarojini Michael is a clinician holding MBBS and MD in Microbiology. Dr. Joy is the Prof. and Head, Dept. of Microbiology, Christian Medical College, Vellore-India (CMC-Vellore), which is a premier medical college and hospital in India. Dr. Joy was also the Vice Principal of CMC-Vellore, and has several years of experience working with infectious diseases.

Dr. Joy has coordinated several national and international projects and worked with international organizations validating different diagnostic test kits for TB. She lead the validations projects of other diagnostic tests like XpertMTB/RIF. QuantiFERON–TB-Gold Interferon assay, Line Probe Assay, etc. Dr. Joy will lead the clinical validations of EMPE products in India.