Name: Dr. Uday Harle
Qualifications: MPharm, PhD, FICR, PGDIM, PGDMM
Designation: Sr. Manager - Clinical Research Dept.
Areas of Expertise: A Ph.D. in Pharmacology Dr. Harle has more than fifteen
years of experience in pharmaceutical companies. His core expertise is
conduction of clinical trials and regulatory affairs. He is recipient of many
research awards and fellowships. He is also a mentor for doctoral work in many
Current Profile: Sr. Manager - Clinical Research working experience in every
area of Clinical research (monitoring, medical writing, Project management,
Name: Dr. Vishwas Sovani
Qualifications: MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)
Designation: Senior Advisor, Pharmawisdom, Pune
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Sovani has 30 years of experience in pharma industry
which includes domains like clinical research, regulatory affairs, pharmaco-
vigilance, biostatistics, clinical data management and medical writing.
Current Profile: Advising pharma companies in the areas of clinical research and
Name: Mrs. Vaishali Deshpande
Qualifications: M.Sc, DCR
Designation: Independent Consultant and Trainer in Clinical Research and
Areas of Expertise: Worked as research officer on various projects with
specialization in adult as well as neonatal anthropometry. Worked as Clinical
Trial Coordinator on various clinical trials. She is visiting faculty for clinical
research at many institutes. Having more than 12 years of experience at KEM
hospital, Pune, she has several published papers to her credit in scientific
journals. She is Secretary of ‘Ethical Research Initiatives’, Pune.
Current Profile: Independent Consultant and Trainer in Clinical Research and
Name: Dr. Anjali Joglekar
Designation: Research Scientist at National AIDS Research Institute, Pune.
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Joglekar has extensive experience in the field of clinical
research for more than 29 years with leading institutions. She has a number of
publications and has presented papers in national and international
conferences. She has worked as Co-Investigator in many clinical trials.
Current Profile: Currently she is working as a research scientist at National AIDS
Research Institute, Pune working on various trials.
Name: Dr. Nimita Limaye
Qualifications: PhD (Biotechnology)
Designation: VP, CDM, Medical Writing and Risk Based Monitoring
Tata Consultancy Services.
Areas of Expertise: With over 12 years of experience in the industry in the area
of regulatory affairs, pharmaco-vigilance and medical writing Dr. Limaye has.
the unique distinction of being the first ‘Certified Clinical Data Manager’ of the
‘Society of Clinical Data Management, from India and is currently on their
certification committee as well. She has presented on diverse topics, including
‘Data Management Audit's, ‘E-Clinical and ‘Recent Trends in the CDM industry.
She has several publications to her credit.
Current Profile: Leading and developing the portfolio of clinical data
management, medical Writing and risk based monitoring at Tata Consultancy
Name: Dr. Sundeep S. Salvi
Qualifications: MBBS, DTCD, DNB, MD (Medicine), Ph.D. (Clinical Medicine)
Designation: Director, Chest Research Foundation, Pune
Areas of Expertise: He is a recipient of several national and international
orations and awards and honorary senior lecturer at Imperial College, London,
a visiting faculty at the Johns Hopkins University, USA and a PhD guide at the
University of Pune and Symbiosis International University (SIU). Dr. Salvi has
published over 125 research papers in peer reviewed medical journals and has
also contributed to several book chapters. He sits on the editorial board of
several national and international journals and mentors research at Faculty of
Health and Biomedical Science of SIU.
Current Profile: He is currently director of ‘Chest Research Foundation’, Pune
and leading capacity building initiatives and research in the areas of respiratory
Name: Dr. Shreekant Sapatnekar
Qualifications: MD (Internal Medicine), MD (Community Medicine), DIH, DPH, DIM
Designation: CEO of Savishree Consultants at Mumbai, India.
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Sapatnekar has a track record of over 40 years in clinical medicine, research and education. Earlier he was Director of Haffkine Institute and member of National Advisory Committee for Bioethics Education & Administrator for Maharashtra Medical Council. Biostatistics & Epidemiology have been his favourite topics as a Professor of Community Medicine.
Current Profile: Currently he is the CEO of Savishree Consultants at Mumbai, India.
Name: Dr. Sharvaree Shuka
Qualifications: BSc (Statistics), MSc (Biostatistics), PhD
Areas of Expertise:  Clinical Research, Statistics, Bio-statistics
Current Profile: She is working with Institute of Public Health, Heidelberg, Germany as a statistical consultant and also collaborates with University of Cologne within a project to design a blueprint for urban disease surveillance for Pune, India.
Name: Prof. Sanjay Zodpey
Qualifications: MBBS, MD, PhD (Preventive and Social Medicine)
Designation: Vice President (North) and Director, Public Health Education, Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), New Delhi and also holds leadership position as Director at Indian Institute of Public Health, Delhi.
Area of Expertise: Dr. He has acquired post-graduate qualifications in sociology, public administration and economics from Nagpur University. Prof. Zodpey has been involved in several major national and international research initiatives which have contributed significantly to the field of public health.
He is the editor of Indian Journal of Public Health and associate editor of Frontiers in Public Health Education and Promotion. He also serves as member of editorial board for 18 peer-reviewed journals.
Current Profile: Prof. Sanjay Zodpey presently works as Vice President (North) and Director, Public Health Education, Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), New Delhi and also holds leadership position as Director at Indian Institute of Public Health, Delhi.