Present position Professor of Microbiology, Immunology & Immunology-Biotechnology
Chairperson, Department of Preclinical Natural Sciences, at the Oman Medical College [affiliated with West Virginia University, USA] since 2008. I supervise & coordinate Yr. 2/Yr. 3 Medicine courses [i.e. Basic Science courses, Cell Biology, Molecular biology, Bio-organic chemistry, Biophysics, Bio-statistics, Introductory Embryology, General Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology]. I am also involved in developing integrated teaching, improving teaching methodology as well as employing innovative teaching techniques.
Born & brought up in Mumbai, studied in T. N. Medical College, Cancer Research Institute & All India Institute of Diabetes at various levels.
I have worked, participated in research & taught in University of Mumbai for more than 20 years.
Currently involved in Medical Education based research, selected as a Fellow -FAIMER 2012
I have conducted workshops at Oman Medical College on the use of innovative teaching methodologies.
Attended courses in Health Professional Education at SQU Muscat; and presented my work at the Asia Pacific Medical Education Conference at Singapore.
I have been honored to be invited to attend the prestigious World Innovation Summit for Education - WISE meeting by Qatar Foundation for Education, for the last three consecutive years. The World Innovation Summit for Education brings together policy-makers, educators and education management leaders to identify ways in which education can make a difference in various institutions worldwide for a better learning experience.
HOD at Oman Medical College in Academic partnership with West Virginia University USA
Visiting Professor at Sultan Qaboos University
Prof of Microbiology & Immunology at University of Mumbai
Research fellow at Cancer research Institute, Tata Memorial Hosp.
Medical Education, Immunology & infectious diseases, Host response.
What I think of the idea behind WebmedCentral:
It will be my pleasure to join you & to avail of this opportunity to review high quality manuscripts.
I am sure we will be able to publish peer reviewed articles with commitment towards Medical Educational research.