Dr. Verma graduated from medical school in India at the top of her class of 210 students with honors. She was an associate professor of Pediatrics at the State University of New York and the University of Maryland Schools of Medicine before joining Nassau University Medical Center as professor. She has published over 90 peer reviewed manuscripts and abstracts and has presented her research at national and international meetings. She serves on the editorial board and is a manuscript reviewer for several journals. She is a member of the Neonatal-Perinatal, Critical Care and Epidemiology subcommittees of American Academy of Pediatrics.