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.

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. Mojahidul Islam
Dean and Professor
School of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Department of Clinical research and Health care Management

Faculty Profiles

Prof. (Dr.) Mojahidul Islam

Dean and Professor
School of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Ph.D., M. Pharm

Work Experience:

Dr. Mojahidul Islam is currently working as a Dean and Professor in School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Himgiri Zee University, Dehradun, Uttrakhand He has completed his Bachelor’s in Pharmacy degree (1999), Masters in Pharmacy (2003) and Ph.D. (2007) in Pharmaceutical Chemistry from Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi. He has Secured 81 and 93.71 percentile in Graduate Aptitude test in Engineering (GATE) in the year 2000 and 2001 respectively, conducted by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi, India. He is having more than 20 years of teaching experience working in India and abroad. More than 3 years work as an Associate Professor and HOD in Sharda University, Greater Noida. 10 years he has worked as an Assistant professor and HOD at Omar Mokhtar University,Libya and Jazan University, Saudi Arabia. He is having two patent, four books and 70 research paper in national and international reputed journal. Dr.Mojahid has supervised 35 Masters and two Ph.D. students and supervising 8 Ph.D. students. He has received Senior Research Fellowship (UGC/RGNF-SRF/2005) for Ph.D. program awarded by UNIVERSITY GRANT COMMISSION, Govt. of India, received Junior Research Fellowship (UGC/MANF-JRF/2004) for Ph.D. program awarded by UNIVERSITY GRANT COMMISSION, Govt. of India and AICTE, GATE Junior Research Fellowship (2001-2003) during M.Pharm awarded by MHRD Government of India. Dr.Mojahid is on editorial board of Journal of Medicinal Chemistry & Drug Design and Open Access Journal of Pharmaceutical Research. He is expert reviewer of Asian Journal of Research in Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences and British journal of pharmaceutical research. He attended so many conferences national (32) and international conferences (5) and presented paper in that conferences.

Mr. Ashok Kumar

Head of Department
School of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Pursuing Ph.D., M. Pharm (Pharmacy Practice)

Work Experience:

Mr. Ashok Kumar, Alumni of National institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research , Mohali having approximate 10 Years of experiences in teaching and research. He has published 07 research articles in national and international journals. He has appointed as Scientist in Institutional Animal Ethics Committee of different biological Institutional / Industries. He has published one patent in Indian patent office. He is also having one year experience in clinical research. He has guided to several UG students for pharmacy related subjects. He is also associated as life time member in APTI. He received Award 2021 – For dedication and contribution made to the University by Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer, Essel group. He has presented 08 posters & oral presentation in national & international seminars & participated more than 35 national and international seminars/conferences , attended 15 Faculty Development Prograrmmes. His area of interest in Clinical Research, Pharmacovigilance & Drugs Safety issues.

Dr. Jyoti Maithani Kalra

Associate Professor
School of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Ph.D., M. Pharm (Pharmaceutics)

Work Experience:

Dr. Jyoti Maithani Kalra has completed her Phd in Pharmaceutics from Shobhit University, Gangoh and M.Pharm in Pharmaceutics from UTU, Dehradun. She has 08 year’s of teaching experience. She has presented many research papers in various conferences. She has attended many national and international conferences, seminars, workshops and faculty development programs. He has published two patents in Indian patent. She has 8 research publication in various National and International Journals of repute. She has published one book of pharmaceutical jurisprudence. Her area of research interest is solubility enhancement. She is also associated as life member in APTI.

Mr. Alok Bhatt

Assistant Professor
School of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Pursuing Ph.D., M. Pharm (Pharmacognosy)

Work Experience:

Mr. Alok Bhatt, has completed his M. Pharm from Sadar Bahgwan Singh Post Graduate Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Balawala, Dehradun, Uttarakhand. He has 08 years’ experience in teaching and research. He has published 11 research articles in various national and international journals. He has attended more than 52 national and international conferences, seminars, FDP and workshop. He has presented many research papers in various conferences. He has published 03 Indian patent. His area of research interest is isolation and evaluation of active chemical constituents from medicinal plants. He had guided 14 UG students for their project work/dissertation. He received Award For dedication and contribution made to the University in 2021. He is also handling the various instruments in Pharmaceutical laboratory. He is a life time member of Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India (APTI) and Indian Society of Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs (ISPRA).

Dr. Anuja Pandey

Associate Professor
School of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Ph.D, M.Pharm (Pharmaceutics), MBA (Pharma Management)

Work Experience:

Dr. Anuja Pandey has more than 15 years of rich experience in Research & Development domain of pharmaceutical sectors and good experience of teaching. She has extensive industrial experience and worked with cross-functional scientific, and research teams. Her area of specialization is Pharmaceutics. She has 15 research papers published in national and international journals, one patent filed in India, and one book chapter. She has guided twenty B.Pharm and four M. Pharm Students for their projects. She is also having experience to prepare different short term courses curriculum for the universities. she has handled a broad range of responsibilities efficiently in order to achieve maximum level of operating effectiveness at work place. She has attended seminars on COBE, Conference on Biosimilars, and IP Global meet on US/EU/ROW patent rights. She has also participated in panel discussion on Intellectual Property Management and Drug Regulatory. In addition to curricular activities; She is active member of community services. She has anchored several cultural programs, actively organized and participated in various events in Colleges/Universities. She is also a very active and motivational speakers on various platforms and she has conducted/delivered; expert lectures/seminars/conferences in several Institutes and Universities.

Mrs. Deepika Chandra

Assistant Professor
School of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Professional Qualification:

Pursuing Ph.D., M. Pharm (Pharmaceutical Chemistry)

Work Experience:

7.4 years experience in teaching and research.

Research area/ interest:

Mrs. Deepika Chandra having 7 years 4 months’ experience in teaching and research. Leadership, management skills and Team work for conducting activities. She has attended more than 15 national and international conferences, seminars and workshop. She has presented many research papers in various conferences. She has published 8 research articles in various national and international journals. She has guided 7 UG and 2 PG students for her project/dissertation. Her area of research interest is isolation and evaluation of active chemical constituents from medicinal plants and skilled for hands on exposure to demonstrate technical set up to conduct lab experiments. During Master research worked on- 2-Azetidinone derivatives by spectral characterization such as elemental analysis, IR, 1HNMR and Mass spectroscopy. Evaluation of Biological activities: Study of antimicrobial activity by cup plate method, Antidiabetic activity was performed by Streptozotocin Induced Diabetes in Rats. Instrumentation handling-UV spectrophotometer, FTIR, Chem. draw, Chem. sketch, Melting Point Machine, Graph pad prism, MS Office, Computer Diploma “O”Level. Adopted online Teaching and learning methodologies for students by completing Coursera Certification from University of California Irvin.

Mrs. Nidhi Chaudhary

Assistant Professor
School of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Professional Qualification:

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

Work Experience:

5 years 7 months

Research Area:

Mrs. Nidhi Chaudhary has 5.7 year experience in teaching and research. She has published 04 research and review articles in National and international journals. Her areas of interest include Pharmacovigilance, testing on biological specimens such as animals and clinical research. She has attended 20 national and international conferences, seminars and workshops and 04 faculty development program. She had guided 09 UG students for their project work. Her bestest achievement was being a Gold medalist in M. Pharm (Pharmacology) awarded by Uttarakhand Technical University (UTU) in fifth convocation.

Mrs. Jagriti Gairola

Assistant Professor
School of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Professional Qualification:

Pursuing Ph.D., M. Pharm (Pharmaceutical Chemistry)

Work Experience:

Mrs. Jagriti Gairola has 3 years’ experience in teaching and research. She has published 03 research articles in various national and international journals. She has attended many national and international conferences, seminars, FDP and workshop. Her area of research interest is Medicinal chemistry, analytical chemistry, drug discovery, synthetic organic chemistry and development of novel drugs.

Dr. Divya Negi Rawat

Assistant Professor
School of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Professional Qualification:

M.pharma (pharmaceutical chemistry) B.pharma

Work Experience:

3 years

Dr. Divya Negi Rawat, alumni of SGRR University Dehradun, having 01 year of experience in drug associate, with demonstrated history of working in the hospital and 2 years of experience in teaching. She has attended more than 12 National, International conferences seminar, workshop, 04 Faculty Development Programme and 15 days skill Development programme on – Basic and Laboratory Aspects of Pharmacovigilance. She has published one research article in National journal. Her areas of interest are Clinical Research, Pharmacovigilance and Drug Safety Issues.

Manish Nawani

Assistant Professor,
School of Pharmaceutical Sciences

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,
School of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Professional Qualification:

M.pharm (pharmaceutics)

Work Experience:

Mrs. Anjali Bisht has 05-months teaching experience. She has completed her masters from SBS University, Balawala, Dehradun. Her Area of interest is Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology. She has attended 05 International conference and two FDP. She has presented various poster in International and National Conference.

Ms. Anjali

Assistant Professor
School of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Professional Qualification:

M.Pharm (Pharmaceutical Chemistry)

Work Experience:

5 Month experience in teaching and research.

Ms. Anjali having 05-months experience in teaching. She has attended more than 07 national and international conferences. She has presented 01 research papers in national conferences. Her area of research interest in synthesis, analysis and validation of drugs.

Mrs. Shivani Saini

Assistant Professor
School of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Professional Qualification:

M.Pharm (Pharmaceutics)

Work Experience:

Mrs Shivani having 2.3 months experience in teaching. She has attended 7 national and international conference& 3 FDP and presented a poster on 6 national and 1 international conference. She has published 1 book chapter. Her area of research interest is on Formulation and Development of natural gums based alcohol deterrent oral extended release formulations.