An academician par excellence having a total teaching experience of well over 34 years including that of a post graduate teacher for well over two decades and administrative experience of the similar period.
She happens to be the first lady professional in the State of Maharashtra to be appointed as the Pro-Vice Chancellor of a statutory University (DMIMS (DU), Wardha). She has been the Director Professor, Department of Physiology, Jawarharlal Nehru Medical College, Sawangi Meghe, Wardha a constituent unit of Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences (Deemed to be University).
She is designated as IMA Honorary Professor by the National Headquarter of IMA, New Delhi and is also conferred with the title of Professor Emeritus by Bareilly International University, Bareilly Uttar Pradesh.
She has been designated as the National Head of Allied Sciences Bioethics programme of UNESCO Chair, Haifa and has been instrumental in invocation of Bioethics Programme in the stream of Allied Sciences including Para-Medical Sciences, Ayurvedic Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Nursing Sciences respectively and their appropriate incorporation of Bioethics in Faculty Development Programme for teaching faculty in the stream of allied sciences.
She has many National and International publications to her credit and has conducted many hands on workshops. She has travelled widely all over India and abroad, as a guest/keynote speaker. She has undertaken/ guided and carried out several research projects and is also a Doctoral Degree (Ph.D.) Supervisor in the stream of Physiology as well as Interdisciplinary Sciences.
She has been an outstanding teacher and has been conferred with “Priyadarshani Award” in recognition of devoted services as a committed medical teacher and selfless mentor of the learners on 19th November, 2016 in the name of Late Prime Minister Mrs. Indira Gandhi. She was also conferred with ‘Best Teacher Award’ at the Govt. Medical College, Nagpur on the ‘Teacher Day’ on 5th September, 2017.
She has also been conferred with “National Women Empowerment Award” instituted by National IMA Woman Doctor Wing, New Delhi on 14th October, 2018 in recognition of being the first Medical Professional lady Pro-Vice Chancellor of a University in the state of Maharashtra.
She was conferred with ‘Samaj Ratna Sanman-2015’ on 25th November, 2015 at Nagpur in recognition of yeomen services rendered by her to the societal cause and also being an inspiring role model.
She has been conferred with Honorary Fellowship by International Institute of Organizational Psychological Medicine, USA, UK, Australia and India at 06th Convocation held at Hyderabad on 1st December, 2018, Honorary Fellowship by Association of Medical Specialties, Indian Medical Association, Headquarters, Hyderabad in November, 2019 and also the Honorary Fellowship by Association of General Practitioners, Indian Medical Association, Headquarters, Chennai in November, 2019.
She has to her credit initiation of several innovative teaching learning practices and curriculum design as well. She has contributed immensely in the domains of assessment, evaluation and promotion of educational research. Apart from being a keen academician and an astute administrator, her area of keen interest is Student Welfare resulting in overall transformation of a learner into a keen professional, good citizen and a meaningful human being. She has taken charge as the Vice Chancellor of Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences “Deemed To Be University”, Karad w.e.f. 11.02.2020.