Dr Shyamala Hande

Director, Centre for Doctoral Studies,MAHE

Professor of Histology, Dept. of Anatomy, Melaka Manipal Medical College, MAHE

Department of Anatomy

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Administrative 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. 

    www.manipal.edu/phd

    Teaching responsibilities:

    At Melaka Manipal Medical College, she teaches Histology to first year medical and dental students

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Histology First year MBBS and BDS

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

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

Experience

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

https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=xM9Omh4AAAAJ&hl=en

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.