Indah Suci Widyahening obtained her medical doctor (MD) degree from the Faculty of Medicine Universitas Indonesia (FKUI), Jakarta in 1997. She then continued her study in the Postgraduate Program in Occupational Health and Safety of the Universitas Indonesia and obtained her MSc in 2000 with the thesis on the mental-emotional disturbances among airline pilots. Shortly after that, she began to work as an academic staff in the Community Medicine Department of FKUI. In 2001, she was granted a scholarship from the Asian Development Bank to obtain an MSc in the Clinical Medicine – Family Medicine from the College of Medicine University of the Philippines in Manila which she completed in 2002.
Under the Asialink Clinical Epidemiology and Evidence based Medicine collaboration, she was given the opportunity to participated in the workshops on Teaching Evidence Based Practice in Oxford Centre for Evidence Based Medicine, first as a participant and then a facilitator. She was also appointed as the Clinical Epidemiology and Evidence based Medicine (CE-EBM) module coordinator in FKUI since 2009. She obtained her PhD in Clinical Epidemiology from Utrecht University in 2016, the title of her dissertation is "Evidence-based diabetes care in Indonesia - knowledge translation and transfer of best practice".
Besides her teaching activities, she was also a primary care physician who held a responsibility as the head of two Family Medicine Clinics of the FKUI alternately between 2002-2010.
Currently, she is the research coordinator of the Community Medicine Department of the FKUI. On the national level, she is a member of the National Board for the Enhancement of the Primary Care Physicians Education in Indonesia whose main task is to prepare a nation-wide post-graduate education on primary care and the secretary of the National Colleagues of the Primary Care Physicians. She is also a member of the National Experts Committee on the Control of Non-communicable Diseases in Indonesia.
She also has keen interest on diabetes research. She managed several nation-wide projects on diabetes in collaboration with the Indonesian Society of Endocrinology, the Indonesian Diabetes Association, the Indonesian Pediatric Society, the Ministry of Health and the World Diabetes Foundation; a role which enable her to do her real passion which is travelling.