Work Force - Faculty and Staff

CHPE enjoys the services of some of the senior-most medical educators in the country. In addition, it draws qualified mid-level faculty from various constituent units of SBV (MGMCRI, SSSMCRI, IGIDS, and CIDRF) who are well trained in health professions education to give an inter-professional flavour.



MSc., M.Ed., M.MEd.,(Dundee) PhD.,


Joined as  Research Officer in Goa Daman & Diu Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education, Goa.  Initiated examination reform and revised pattern of question papers;  Started a newsletter “Prabodhan-Goa”  (1978-85)

Joined as Faculty member of National Teacher Training Centre (NTTC), JIPMER, Pondicherry. Coordinated all  National Courses (1985-1991)

Joined Centre for Medical Education & Technology (CMET), All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi in 1991.  Played a key role in planning and organization of Faculty development workshops, and administration of media production facility at the (1991-2008, 2010-2013).  Served as Resource Person for faculty development workshops organized by medical colleges, specialty associations in India and abroad. Served as Resource Person or Short Term Consultant to State Health Departments, Directorate General of Health Services, Medical Council of India, Dental Council, Nurses Association, WHO-SEARO and World Bank funded India Population Project.

Deputy Director

Dr. Shivasakthy Manivasakan



Prof. Shivasakthy Manivasakan, Professor of Prosthodontics, Coordinator of Dental Education Unit, Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Sciences, and Deputy Director of Centre for Health Professions Education, Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth, Puducherry. Her contribution towards the identification and support of Students Needing Additional Curricular Support is awarded and recognized internationally in the field of education. She is a key contributor towards the conversion of all non-regulatory programs of Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth to adapt to the Choice Based Credit System. Currently, she is guiding 8 PhD candidates and also coordinating the SBV SCULPT “SCholastic Updates Linked Professional Training” program for School and college teachers.  She has one granted patent, two published patents, one patent filed and 26 copyrights granted to her credit. She is the editor of Journal of Scientific Dentistry and board of studies member for several programs at Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth. She is the founder member and Vice-President of Association of Indian Dental Educators (AIDE) and Founder member of Healthcare Intellectual Property Rights Association (HIPRA). She has conducted several workshops on educational science and technology for medical and dental academicians at International and National level. She is also a resource person for several training programs on Intellectual Property Rights and has guided registration of more than 50 patents.

She is the recipient of several academic awards and recognition, to mention a few – “Shri Gurucharan Das Endowment Medal” for Best PhD Scholar, “Global faculty award” by AKS education awards in recognition of her extraordinary multidisciplinary teaching acumen, “Best teacher award 2020” by Institute of Scholars in recognition of valuable contribution to academic community and the students, “Eminent teacher award 2020” conferred on Teachers day commemoration 2020 for being a role model to the entire teaching fraternity at Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth. She is the Member of Faculty of Dentistry, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow (MFDS(RCPSG)).