School of Pharmaceutical Sciences

School of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Pharmacy has historic roots as the art and science of preparing and dispensing medications. While this traditional role is still a viable role for pharmacists, the preparation of medicines has transitioned in large part to the pharmaceutical industry. It is a versatile, dynamic and growing profession. Pharmacists are not only the experts on medications but they are also the most accessible member of healthcare system, and often they are the important source of assistance and advice on many common ailments and healthcare matters. After completion of Pharmacy there is a wide range of working in Pharmaceutical industry including – Research and development, Manufacturing, Packaging, Regulatory affair, Quality control, Clinical Pharmacy and Clinical Research.

The School of Pharmacy is a new aspires of Himgiri ZEE University, established in 2019 to train pharmacy professionals for community and industries. We have well-equipped laboratories, rich library and highly qualified & experienced faculty members.

The primary aim of School is imparting quality education & practical skills to young professionals, conclusively contributing effectively to the field of pharmacy education.

Vision

To become a global leader in pharmacy education, clinical research, and service, committed to providing a transformative learning experience in a collaborative and diverse environment focused on improving the health and well-being of the communities.

Mission

M1. To improve the well-being and quality of life of individuals and communities by educating students.
M2. To prepare students to become pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists who will be leaders in the pharmacy profession.
M3. Research in the pharmaceutical & clinical sciences and its translation into health care.

Dean’s Message

Warm welcome to the School of Pharmaceutical Sciences (SPS), Himgiri Zee University.
Its gives immense pleasure to welcome you in the School of Pharmaceutical Sciences. Our motive is to train Pharmacists who are well equipped with the comprehensive knowledge, skills and professional attitude and can successfully play their roles in clinical settings and research. Now a day’s Pharmacist is playing an active part at the frontline of medical health worker and we are committed to working harder to meet the expectations from the society and Pharmaceutical Industries. Teaching and Learning is an important part of Academic programmes. We have highly qualified, experienced, motivated and committed faculty members. Apart from the study, we provide the opportunity to the students to take part in the Co-Curricular activities which includes personality development by sharpen their communication skills, expression skills, public speaking, participation and sense of belongingness through different activities like debates and recitation. We look forward to becoming part of your professional future and hope you will involve yourself whole-heartedly to become outstanding professionals for community and industries.
With best wishes
Dr. Arun Kumar
Professor & Dean
School of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Course
Bachelor of Pharmacy- 4 year / 8 semester program
Diploma in Pharmacy - 2 year program
M.Sc. (Pharmaceutical Chemistry) - 2 year / 4 semester program

Prof. Dr Arun Kumar (Principal)

M. Pharm., Ph.D.(Pharmacology)

Prof. (Dr.) Arun Kumar, alumnus of Punjabi University Patiala, is M. Pharm., Ph.D. in Pharmacology. Prof. Arun has more than 16 years of experience in academics and research. He has more than 30 research publications in various National and International Journals of repute, and has presented research articles at various Conference and Seminars of academic interest. His areas of interest include Psychopharmacology, Behavioral Studies, Clinical Community Pharmacy practice and Pharmacovigilance. An expert in Brain stroke model & Ischemia models of experimental Pharmacology. He is also associated as life member in APTI and President, APTI Uttarakhand State Branch.

Alok Bhatt

Assistant Professor

M.Pharm. (Pharmacognosy)

Mr. Alok Bhatt having 5.4 years experience in teaching and research. He has attended more than 21 national and international conferences, seminars and workshop. He has presented many research papers in various conferences. He has published 06 research articles in various national and international journals. His area of research interest is isolation and evaluation of active chemical constituents from medicinal plants. He had guided 10 UG students for their project work/dissertation. He is a life time member of Indian Society of Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs (ISPRA).

Deepika Chandra

Assistant Professor

M.Pharm. (Pharmaceutical chemistry)

Mrs. Deepika Chandra having 5 years experience in teaching and research. She has attended more than 05 national and international conferences, seminars and workshop. She has presented many research papers in various conferences. She has published 04 research articles in various national and international journals. Her area of research interest is isolation and evaluation of active chemical constituents from medicinal plants.

Mr. Ashok Kumar

Assistant Professor

M.Pharm. (Pharmacy Practice)

Mr. Ashok Kumar, alumni of National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education & Research, Mohali, having 7.4 years of experience in teaching and research. He has published 05 research articles in national and International Journals. He is also having one year experience in clinical research. He has guided to several UG students for pharmacy related projects. He has presented 05 posters & oral presentation in national & international seminars & participated more than 21 national & international seminars/conferences, attended 05 Faculty Development Programme. His area of interest in Clinical Research, Pharmacovigilance & Drugs Safety Issues.

Nidhi Chaudhary

Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Department

Professional Qualification:

M.Pharma (Pharmacology)

Work Experience:

5.3 years experience in teaching and research.

Research area/ interest:

I have published 03 research and review articles in National and international journals. My areas of interest include Pharmacovigilance, testing on biological specimens such as animals, and clinical research.

Hobbies/extracurricular/other achievements:

I have attended 15 national and international conferences, seminars and workshops, and 02 faculty development programmes.
I had guided 05 UG students for their project work.
My best achievement was being a Gold medalist in M.Pharm (Pharmacology) awarded by Uttarakhand Technical University(UTU) in the fifth convocation.

Dr. Jyoti Maithani Kalra

Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy

Professional Qualification:

M. Pharm. And Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics.

Work Experience:

7 years 3 months

Research Area:

“Novel Approaches towards solubility enhancement & comparative studies of different solubilisation techniques”

Hobbies/extracurricular/other achievements:

Published one book of Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence. 10 research publications in various National and International Journals of repute, and has presented research articles at various Conference and Seminars of academic Interest.

Dr. Divya Negi Rawat

Assistant professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Professional Qualification:

Pharma D ( Post Baccalaureate ).

Work Experience:

1-year experience as a drug associate, with a demonstrated history of working in hospitals and 1.5 years experience in teaching.

Research area/ interest:

Clinical Research, Pharmacovigilance and drug safety issues.

Hobbies/extracurricular/other achievements:

Listening to songs, cooking, reading books.
I have attended more than 12 national, international conferences, seminars, and workshops.
I have attended 1 faculty development programme and 15 days skill development programme on - basic and laboratory aspects of pharmacovigilance.
I have published one research article in a national journal.

Jagriti Gairola

Assistant Professor, School of Clinical Research, Pharmaceutical and Health sciences

Professional Qualification:

M.pharma (pharmaceutical chemistry) B.pharma

Work Experience:

2.5 years in teaching

Research Area:

Medicinal chemistry, analytical chemistry, drug discovery, synthetic Organic chemistry and development of novel drugs.

Hobbies/extracurricular/other achievements:

Reading, writing, and travelling.
One-year certificate program of SPSS software (statistical package for the Social science)

Manish Nawani

Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy

Professional Qualification:

M.pharm (pharmaceutics)

Work Experience:

I have 3 year of industrial experience in Q.A department as a Q.A officer and also have 1 year acdememic experience.

Research Area / Interest :

Formulation of polymeric bioflexi films for the administration of drug via soft palatal drug delivery route.

Hobbies/extracurricular/other achievements:

Presented oral presentation entitled Development and evaluation of nanosized risperidone loaded bio-flexi film of Vigna radiata via soft palatal route of oral cavity.
Attend a webinar on SARC-CoV-2 life cycle in a host cell. Potential therapeutic targets for repurposed and experimental drugs for COVID-19.

Anjali Bisht

Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy

Professional Qualification:

M.pharm (pharmaceutics)

Work Experience:

Research Area / Interest :

Hobbies/extracurricular/other achievements:

Done Research on Formulation and Evaluation of Self-Nano Emulsifying Drug Delivery system of Nicardipine hydrochloride.
My Area of interest includes Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology I have attended 3 International conference and two FDP.
Presented a poster in International Conference on “Formulation and Evaluation of Tablets containing Metaxalone solid dispersion in 9th world conference on Pharmaceutical Science and Drug Manufacturing” Organized by Association of Pharmaceutical Research (APR), Dubai, UAE. Presented a poster on “Self-nano emulsifying drug delivery system” in ISFCON-2021 online International conference on “Recent Advances in Pharmaceutical Sciences” Organized by ISF college of pharmacy, sponsored by ISFCON-2021 Moga.

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