CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES
Management of the PhD program: Her role as Director at the Centre for Doctoral Studies is to drive the PhD program at MAHE and and MAHE's collaborative research centres across India.
At Melaka Manipal Medical College, she teaches Histology to first year medical and dental students
SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING
|Histology||First year MBBS and BDS|
|Degree||Specialisation||Institute||Year of passing|
|FAIMER fellowship||Foundation for Advancement in Medical Edcuation and Research||CMC, Ludhiana||2012|
|PhD (Bioscience)||Bioscience, Marine Ecology and Medical Education||Mangalore University||1993|
|MSc (Bioscience)||Mangalore University||1988|
|Institution / Organisation||Designation||Role||Tenure|
|Manipal Academy of Higher Education||Director, Centre for Doctoral Studies||Management of the PhD program||2019 till date|
|Manipal Academy of Higher Edcuation||Deputy Registrar (Academics)||Coordination and streamlining several curricular processes at the Health Science Institutions||March 2012 till May 2019|
|MMMC, Manipal Campus||Professor||Teaching and research||1997 till date|
AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
Area of Interest
Research in Medical Education, Problem-based Learning, Developing Rubrics, Blended Learning, Digital Histology and Ecological Research.
Area of Research
Professional Affiliations & Contributions
Dr Hande was awarded the Australian Endeavour Executive Award in 2015, where she had the opportunity for professional development at the Education centres of the University of Western Australia, Perth and University of Sydney. She was awarded the FAIMER (Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research) Regional Institute Fellowship at CMC, Ludhiana, India, in 2012.
She is the co-cordinator of the Erasmus Plus capacity building project entitled “tuning India”, and partner in another Erasmus project entitled “RIISHI”, along with the University of Deusto, Spain.