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Dr. Payal R. Dande

Dr. Payal R. Dande

Assistant Professor & Section Head: Pharmacognosy
M. Pharm, Ph. D


Areas of specialization:
Pharmacognosy & Pharmaceutical management

Additional Qualification: PGDPM


Industry: 02 years

Administration: 02 years

Academic: 11 years

Interest areas:

Dr. Payal Dande has a cumulative blend of Industrial, Administrative and Academic experience of 15 years. Currently she is working as a faculty member in SVKM’s NMIMS, SPTM, Shirpur campus. She has been a top performer for all the FDP’s conducted by IIT Bombay on "Üse of ICT for Online and Blended Learning”. She’s actively involved in building technical and practical skills in students. She is known to engage academic subject related field workshop for students. She has been invited to various institutes to deliver talk on her teaching expertise.

  • Skilled in imparting pharmaceutical & healthcare related educational and practical skills
  • Effective in mentoring students to upgrade their professional and technical skills
  • Efficient in carrying workshop on training and guiding various aspects of pharmaceutical education and use of ICT in teaching learning process
  • Demonstrated research experience backed with publications in medical and marketing field
  • Ability to plan, engage effective learning sessions, and use innovative tools to enhance application based learning
  • Efficiently develops and present health education and promotion programs, such as training workshops, conferences, school or community presentations.
  • Capable of handling administrative and professional responsibilities



  • Won the prestigious "Teaching Excellence Award” second time for excellence in teaching on 2nd August 2019 at University convocation ceremony by the hands of Vice Chancellor Dr Rajan Saxena and Chief Guest Mr Sanjay Murdeshwar, Chairman and Managing Director, Novartis, India for the year 2018-19.
  • Stood Top Performer in the Faculty development Program on "Mentoring Education to Mentors”by IIT Bombay on May 2018 to July 2018.
  • Stood Top Performer and became eligible for SAP Award for Excellence in the recently conducted Faculty development Program on "Use of ICT in Education for Online and Blended Learning”by IIT Bombay.
  • Nominated to be the workshop coordinator for faculty development programme conducted by IIT Bombay
  • Won the prestigious "Teaching Excellence Award” in August 2014 for excellence in teaching at University convocation ceremony.
  • Received University Foreign Travel grant for presenting my research paper at International conference held at Kualalumpur Malaysia in the 2011-12.
  • Ranked University Gold medalist for M.Pharm in Pharmacognosy.
  • Bagged 4 Best paper Award in national & International conference
  • Outstanding Performance for Immaculate Presentation Series
  • Chairperson at 12th International Congress on Ethanopharmacology
  • University Gold medalist for PG programme.
  • Ranked Excellent in FEEL employable Programme

Number of Publications: 18

Recent Publications:

  1. Published a research article entitled "Cardioprotective potential ofSpinacia oleracea(Spinach) against isoproterenol-induced myocardial infarction in rats” has been Published inArchivesof Physiology & Biochemistry, online in September 2019.
  2. Published research paper in "Archives of Physiology & Biochemistry” on the topic "Consumption ofSpinacia Oleracea(spinach) and aerobic exercise controls obesity in rats by an inhibitory action on pancreatic lipase” on September 2018.
  3. Published review paper in "Tuberculosis" on the topic "Acquaintance to Artificial Neural Networks and use of artificial intelligence as a diagnostic tool for tuberculosis: A review” in October 2017.
  4. Published review paper in "International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research (IJPSR)" on the topic "Varicose Veins: An Overview Of Current And Herbal Treatments” in May 2017.
  5. Published review paper in "Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences (RJPBCS)" on the topic "Non-Invasive Diagnosis of Human Brain Tumors: A Review” in August 2016.

Professional memberships:

  • Phytochemical Society of Europe
  • APTI
  • IPA


Other achievements/ Trainings:

  1. Won second prizein the "AICTE sponsored one week STTP course on"Exploring Herbal Domain through Newer Techniques: Approach and Applications"organized by R.C.Patel Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research from December 2-7, 2019.
  2. Successfully completed Two week's workshop as Certification Program on "Business Analytics” organized by SVKM’s NMIMS, MPSTME, and Shirpur campus from 22nd April -7th May 2019.
  3. Completed certification course of 6 weeks online course and stood Top performer with 99.3% for the course on "Teach English Now! Second Language Listening, Speaking, and Pronunciation” a course authorized by Arizona State University and offered through Coursera in Dec 2018.
  4. Completed certification course and Stood Top performer in the FDP conducted in course "Mentoring Educator in Educational Technology (FDP301x)” conducted by IIT Bombay from 17 May to 27 June 2018 Result received on December 5, 2018.

  1. Participated in one day National seminar on "Nutraceuticals: Recent Trends and Advances, organized by SFE, HADSA, IPA held at Bombay College of Pharmacy, Mumbai on November 30, 2018.
  2. Participated and stood Top performer in four week Faculty Development Program in a Four week Faculty Development Program on "Mentoring Educators in Education Technology (FDP301X)” organized by IIT, Mumbai from May 17 to July 05, 2018.
  3. Invited as Resource person to deliver talk on "Creating Effective and valuable Human Resource” at IPA-SF organized workshop under the theme "Pharmascope” on September 11, 2019.
  4. Invited as Resource person to deliver talk on "Goal Setting and Self Dependency” at Induction Program for Management students, at SIES, R.C.Patel Management Department on August 24, 2019.
  5. Invited as Resource person for DTE sponsored faculty development programme in AICTE sponsored Faculty Development Program on "ICT-Blended Teaching/Learning” A Revolution in Pharmaceutical education to deliver a talk on "TPACK for Flipped Classroom Implementation” at Smt. Kishoritai Bhoyar College of Pharmacy, Nagpur on July 09, 2019.
  6. Invited as Resource person for DTE sponsored faculty development programme on"Empowering Teaching Skills Using Modern Pedagogy Tools” and delivered talk and conducted workshop on "Flipped Classroom implementation: TPACK for out-of-class activity” at Government college of Pharmacy, Jalgaon on 14-18 Jan 2019

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