Symbiosis Faculty | Clinical Research Courses | SCHC Pune


Name: Dr. Uday Harle

Qualifications: MPharm, PhD, FICR, PGDIM, PGDMM

Designation: Sr. Manager - Clinical Research Dept.

Areas of Expertise: A Ph.D. in Pharmacology Dr. Harle has more than fifteen years of experience in pharmaceutical companies. His core expertise is conduction of clinical trials and regulatory affairs. He is recipient of many research awards and fellowships. He is also a mentor for doctoral work in many universities.

Current Profile: Sr. Manager - Clinical Research working experience in every area of Clinical research (monitoring, medical writing, Project management, biometrics, etc.).

Name: Dr. Vishwas Sovani

Qualifications: MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Designation: Senior Advisor, Pharmawisdom, Pune

Areas of Expertise: Dr. Sovani has 30 years of experience in pharma industry which includes domains like clinical research, regulatory affairs, pharmaco- vigilance, biostatistics, clinical data management and medical writing.

Current Profile: Advising pharma companies in the areas of clinical research and regulatory compliance.

Name: Mrs. Vaishali Deshpande

Qualifications: M.Sc, DCR

Designation: Independent Consultant and Trainer in Clinical Research and Body Composition

Areas of Expertise: Worked as research officer on various projects with specialization in adult as well as neonatal anthropometry. Worked as Clinical Trial Coordinator on various clinical trials. She is visiting faculty for clinical research at many institutes. Having more than 12 years of experience at KEM hospital, Pune, she has several published papers to her credit in scientific journals. She is Secretary of ‘Ethical Research Initiatives’, Pune.

Current Profile: Independent Consultant and Trainer in Clinical Research and research ethics.

Name: Dr. Anjali Joglekar

Qualifications: MBBS

Designation: Research Scientist at National AIDS Research Institute, Pune.

Areas of Expertise: Dr. Joglekar has extensive experience in the field of clinical research for more than 29 years with leading institutions. She has a number of publications and has presented papers in national and international conferences. She has worked as Co-Investigator in many clinical trials.

Current Profile: Currently she is working as a research scientist at National AIDS Research Institute, Pune working on various trials.

Name: Dr. Nimita Limaye

Qualifications: PhD (Biotechnology)

Designation: VP, CDM, Medical Writing and Risk Based Monitoring Tata Consultancy Services.

Areas of Expertise: With over 12 years of experience in the industry in the area of regulatory affairs, pharmaco-vigilance and medical writing Dr. Limaye has. the unique distinction of being the first ‘Certified Clinical Data Manager’ of the ‘Society of Clinical Data Management, from India and is currently on their certification committee as well. She has presented on diverse topics, including ‘Data Management Audit's, ‘E-Clinical and ‘Recent Trends in the CDM industry. She has several publications to her credit.

Current Profile: Leading and developing the portfolio of clinical data management, medical Writing and risk based monitoring at Tata Consultancy Services

Name: Dr. Sundeep S. Salvi

Qualifications: MBBS, DTCD, DNB, MD (Medicine), Ph.D. (Clinical Medicine)

Designation: Director, Chest Research Foundation, Pune

Areas of Expertise: He is a recipient of several national and international orations and awards and honorary senior lecturer at Imperial College, London, a visiting faculty at the Johns Hopkins University, USA and a PhD guide at the University of Pune and Symbiosis International University (SIU). Dr. Salvi has published over 125 research papers in peer reviewed medical journals and has also contributed to several book chapters. He sits on the editorial board of several national and international journals and mentors research at Faculty of Health and Biomedical Science of SIU.

Current Profile: He is currently director of ‘Chest Research Foundation’, Pune and leading capacity building initiatives and research in the areas of respiratory diseases.

Name: Dr. Shreekant Sapatnekar

Qualifications: MD (Internal Medicine), MD (Community Medicine), DIH, DPH, DIM

Designation: CEO of Savishree Consultants at Mumbai, India.

Areas of Expertise: Dr. Sapatnekar has a track record of over 40 years in clinical medicine, research and education. Earlier he was Director of Haffkine Institute and member of National Advisory Committee for Bioethics Education & Administrator for Maharashtra Medical Council. Biostatistics & Epidemiology have been his favourite topics as a Professor of Community Medicine.

Current Profile:  Currently he is the CEO of Savishree Consultants at Mumbai, India.

Name: Dr. Sharvaree Shuka

Qualifications: BSc (Statistics), MSc (Biostatistics), PhD

Designation: Consultant

Areas of Expertise:  Clinical Research, Statistics, Bio-statistics

Current Profile: She is working with Institute of Public Health, Heidelberg, Germany as a statistical consultant and also collaborates with University of Cologne within a project to design a blueprint for urban disease surveillance for Pune, India.

Name: Prof. Sanjay Zodpey

Qualifications: MBBS, MD, PhD (Preventive and Social Medicine)

Designation: Vice President (North) and Director, Public Health Education, Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), New Delhi and also holds leadership position as Director at Indian Institute of Public Health, Delhi.

Area of Expertise: Dr. He has acquired post-graduate qualifications in sociology, public administration and economics from Nagpur University. Prof. Zodpey has been involved in several major national and international research initiatives which have contributed significantly to the field of public health. He is the editor of Indian Journal of Public Health and associate editor of Frontiers in Public Health Education and Promotion. He also serves as member of editorial board for 18 peer-reviewed journals.

Current Profile: Prof. Sanjay Zodpey presently works as Vice President (North) and Director, Public Health Education, Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), New Delhi and also holds leadership position as Director at Indian Institute of Public Health, Delhi.