Divya Kumar | Clinical |Best Researcher Award

Dr. ‌Divya Kumar |Clinical| Best Researcher Award

Dr at McLean Hospital, United States

Divya Kumar is a dedicated clinical psychologist with a focus on affective disorders and behavioral interventions. Currently completing a Post-Doctoral Fellowship at McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Divya’s research and clinical experiences span various settings, including academic institutions and healthcare facilities. With expertise in positive affect dysregulation and depression treatment, Divya has authored multiple peer-reviewed publications and presented at national conferences. Their commitment to teaching and mentorship is evident through roles as an instructor and teaching assistant. Divya’s comprehensive training and contributions to the field make them a valuable asset in clinical research and practice.

Profile

 

📚Education 

McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School Belmont, MA Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Clinical Psychology July 2023 – Present Pre-Doctoral Intern, Clinical Psychology July 2022 – June 2023 Southern Methodist University Dallas, TX Doctoral Candidate, Clinical Psychology July 2023 Advisor: Alicia E. Meuret, Ph.D. Dissertation: A randomized controlled trial of brief behavioral activation plus savoring for positive emotion dysregulation in university students Master of Arts, Clinical Psychology August 2020 Advisor: Alicia E. Meuret, Ph.D. Thesis: Walking on the bright side: Associations between depression, affect, and gait Washington University in St. Louis St. Louis, MO Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology December 2014

Honours and awards 🏆

🏆 2024 Career Development Leadership Program Anxiety and Depression Association of America🎓 2017 – 2023 University Ph.D. Fellowship Award Southern Methodist University🏅 2022 Virginia Roswell Student Dissertation Award Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies🔬 2019 President Partner’s Grant Southern Methodist University (CO-I: Alicia Meuret)🎖️ 2019 Honorable Mention for Graduate Research Fellowship Program National Science Foundation🥇 2019 Graduate Student Research Day Award Dedman College, Southern Methodist University

manuscripts in peer reviewed journals

Kumar, D., Corner, S., Kim, R., Meuret, A. (2024). A randomized controlled trial of brief behavioral activation plus savoring for positive affect dysregulation in university students. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 104525. Alvi, T., Kumar, D., Tabak, B. (2022). Social anxiety and behavioral assessments of social cognition: A systematic review. Journal of Affective Disorders, 311, 17-30. Kumar, D., Villarreal, D. J., Meuret, A. E. (2021). Walking on the bright side: Relations between depression, affect, and gait. PLoS one, 16(12), e0260893. Kumar, D., Tully, L.M., Iosif, A.M., Nye, K.E., Zakskorn, L.N., Zia, A., Niendam, T.A. (2018). A mobile health platform for clinical monitoring in early psychosis: implementation in community-based outpatient early psychosis care. Journal of Medical Internet Research Mental Health, 5(1): e15. Niendam, T.A., Tully, L.M., Iosif, A.M., Kumar, D., Burch, K., Denton, J., Zakskorn, L., Fedechko, T., Pierce, K. (2018). Enhancing early psychosis treatment using smartphone technology Part I: Feasibility and validity. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 96, 239-246.

Clinical Experience 🏥

Behavioral Health Partial Hospitalization Program, McLean Hospital Belmont, MA Psychology Intern | July 2022 – July 2023As a psychology intern, I provided brief intervention for patients in the partial hospital program, drawing skills from CBT, ACT, and DBT. Additionally, I led and co-led skills-based groups on empirically supported therapies weekly. Moreover, I provided individual ERP therapy through the McLean Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Institute as part of a 3-month rotation and individual psychotherapy through the McLean OnTrack Early Psychosis Clinic. 🩺Treatment for Affective Dimensions Study, Dallas, TX Study Therapist | August 2018 – June 2022In this role, I provided psychotherapy related to increasing positive affect through behavioral activation, positive cognitive strategies, and mindfulness practices. I also offered psychotherapy related to decreasing negative affect through inhibitory learning model exposures, cognitive restructuring, and respiratory biofeedback. Furthermore, I conducted structured diagnostic evaluations (SCID-5) for study intake. 🧠SMU Psychology Clinic, Dallas, TX
Advanced Practicum Student | June 2021 – June 2022At the SMU Psychology Clinic, I provided structured diagnostic interviews and individual psychotherapy via telehealth to adult clients in Dallas using empirically-supported treatments such as CBT, ACT, and CPT. Additionally, I conducted symptom-based evaluations of trauma in collaboration with the Human Rights Initiative of Dallas for individuals seeking legal citizenship through the U-VISA program and Violence Against Women Act. 💬Behavioral Activation plus Savoring Study, Dallas, TX
Principal Investigator/Study Therapist | July 2021 – June 2022In this position, I served as the principal study therapist, providing two sessions of brief behavioral activation plus savoring therapy for university students with low positive affect. I also created therapy manuals and homework assignments for a randomized controlled trial and trained master’s-level graduate students in delivering manualized treatment. 📚Veteran’s Association North Texas Health Care System, Dallas, TX Practicum Student | August 2020 – June 2021During my time here, I provided individual psychotherapy via Telehealth utilizing Acceptance and Commitment Therapy to Veterans for symptoms relating to depression, anxiety, and physical health. Additionally, I engaged in individual supervision to enhance competency in providing gender-affirming care. 🔍

Additional Clinical Training Experience and Workshops 🎓

In addition to my clinical experience, I’ve undertaken various training sessions and workshops to enhance my skills and knowledge in the field of psychology:

Positive Affect Treatment Training 🌟Inhibitory Exposure (Negative Affect Treatment Training) 🛑Psychological Assessment Series Training: Millon Multiaxial Clinical Inventory 📝Psychological Assessment Series Training: Personality Assessment Inventory 🧠Comprehensive Behavioral Intervention for Tics 💭Treatment for Affective Disorders 🌈Capnometry-Assisted Respiratory Training 💨Cognitive Processing Therapy for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder 🧠Integrated Psychosis Assessment Training 🔄Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-5 (SCID-5) Training 💬Training in Applied Behavior Analysis for Children with Autism 🧩

 

Publications Top Notes 📝

 

  1. Enhancing Early Psychosis Treatment Using Smartphone Technology: A Longitudinal Feasibility and Validity Study
    • Journal: Journal of Psychiatric Research, 2018
    • Citations: 117
    • Authors: T.A. Niendam, L.M. Tully, A.M. Iosif, D. Kumar, K.E. Nye, J.C. Denton, …

 

  1. A Mobile Health Platform for Clinical Monitoring in Early Psychosis: Implementation in Community-based Outpatient Early Psychosis Care
    • Journal: JMIR Mental Health, 2018
    • Citations: 75
    • Authors: D. Kumar, L.M. Tully, A.M. Iosif, L.N. Zakskorn, K.E. Nye, A. Zia, T.A. Niendam

 

  1. Social Anxiety and Behavioral Assessments of Social Cognition: A Systematic Review
    • Journal: Journal of Affective Disorders, 2022
    • Citations: 23
    • Authors: T. Alvi, D. Kumar, B.A. Tabak

 

  1. Walking on the Bright Side: Associations Between Affect, Depression, and Gait
    • Journal: PLOS One, 2021
    • Citations: 7
    • Authors: D. Kumar, D.J. Villarreal, A.E. Meuret

 

  1. A Randomized Controlled Trial of Brief Behavioral Activation Plus Savoring for Positive Affect Dysregulation in University Students
    • Journal: Behaviour Research and Therapy, 2024
    • Authors: D. Kumar, S. Corner, R. Kim, A. Meuret

 

Faiyaz Shakeel |Pharmaceutical sciences | Best Researcher Award

 Prof Dr. Faiyaz Shakeel | Pharmaceutical sciences |Best Researcher Award

Prof Dr. King Saud University, Saudi Arabia

👩‍🔬Highly accomplished in pharmaceutics, holds a Ph.D. and M. Pharm. from Jamia Hamdard University, India. With extensive experience as a Professor and Associate Professor at King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and previous roles in academia and research, he excels in formulation research and development. His expertise spans nanoemulsions and transdermal dosage forms, contributing significantly to the field. Driven by a passion for innovation, he led groundbreaking projects, optimizing drug delivery systems for enhanced therapeutic outcomes. Eager to leverage his skills and knowledge, he seeks to join a renowned research organization, fostering growth and advancement in pharmaceutical sciences.🌟

 

Profile

 

Scholar

 

🎓  Objectives

Seeking association with a renowned research organization in formulation research and development to upgrade knowledge, research, and management skills in line with the latest trends. Eager to be part of a dynamic team contributing to organizational growth.

📚  Qualification Overview

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Pharmaceutics, Jamia Hamdard University, New Delhi, India, 2004-2007. Master of Pharmacy (M. Pharm.) in Pharmaceutics, Jamia Hamdard University, New Delhi, India, 2002-2004. Bachelor of Pharmacy (B. Pharm.), Jamia Hamdard University, New Delhi, India, 1998-2002.

👨‍🏫 Professional Experience

Professor, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (Feb 2022 – Present) Associate Professor, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (Mar 2016 – Feb 2022) Assistant Professor, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (Nov 2011 – Mar 2016) Lecturer, Garyounis University, Benghazi, Libya (Nov 2007 – Nov 2011) Senior Lecturer, Bhawani Shankar Anangpuria Institute of Pharmacy, Faridabad, India (Aug 2006 – Oct 2007) Guest Lecturer, Shri Gopichand College of Pharmacy, Baghpat, India (Jul 2004 – Jun 2006)

🏅  Professional Qualification

Ph.D. Title: Formulation and development of transdermal dosage form (Nanoemulsions) for antirheumatoid drug, Jamia Hamdard University, New Delhi, India, 2004-2007. M. Pharm. Title: Development and evaluation of bioadhesive transdermal gels of diclofenac diethylamine, Jamia Hamdard University, New Delhi, India, 2002-2004. B. Pharm., Jamia Hamdard University, New Delhi, India, 1998-2002.

🔬 Practical Experience

Master’s Research Project: Developed bioadhesive transdermal gels for diclofenac diethylamine. Ph.D. Thesis: Developed nanoemulsion and nanoemulsion gel formulations of celecoxib and aceclofenac for arthritis.

🔍Conclusion of Research Projects

Master’s Project: Optimized gel showed controlled drug release and significant anti-inflammatory effects. Ph.D. Thesis: Developed nanoemulsion formulations with controlled release, higher absorption, and significant pharmacodynamic effects.

Publications Top Notes 📝

  • Development and bioavailability assessment of ramipril nanoemulsion formulation
    • Authors: S Shafiq, F Shakeel, S Talegaonkar, FJ Ahmad, RK Khar, M Ali
    • Journal: European journal of pharmaceutics and biopharmaceutics
    • Year: 2007
    • Volume: 66
    • Issue: 2
    • Pages: 227-243
    • Citations: 1006

 

  • Nanoemulsions as vehicles for transdermal delivery of aceclofenac
    • Authors: F Shakeel, S Baboota, A Ahuja, J Ali, M Aqil, S Shafiq
    • Journal: Aaps Pharmscitech
    • Year: 2007
    • Volume: 8
    • Pages: 191-199
    • Citations: 427

 

  • Formulation development and optimization using nanoemulsion technique: a technical note
    • Authors: S Shafiq-un-Nabi, F Shakeel, S Talegaonkar, J Ali, S Baboota, A Ahuja, …
    • Journal: AAPS pharmscitech
    • Year: 2007
    • Volume: 8
    • Pages: E12-E17
    • Citations: 420

 

  • Design, development and evaluation of novel nanoemulsion formulations for transdermal potential of celecoxib
    • Authors: S Baboota, F Shakeel, A Ahuja, J Ali, S Shafiq
    • Journal: Acta pharmaceutica
    • Year: 2007
    • Volume: 57
    • Issue: 3
    • Pages: 315-332
    • Citations: 397

 

  • A review on the strategies for oral delivery of proteins and peptides and their clinical perspectives
    • Authors: A Muheem, F Shakeel, MA Jahangir, M Anwar, N Mallick, GK Jain, …
    • Journal: Saudi Pharmaceutical Journal
    • Year: 2016
    • Volume: 24
    • Issue: 4
    • Pages: 413-428
    • Citations: 384

 

Pallab Mandal | Jadavpur University.

Pallab Mandal :Leading Researcher in Jadavpur University.

👨‍🏫 Pallab Mandal , an Mr at Jadavpur University. stands as a distinguished academic and researcher in the  Management and Accounting. Holding PhD Scholar: Pursuing from Jadavpur University Master of Pharmacy: Jadavpur University (2019), India. 🌟Pallab Mandal is a dedicated professional with extensive experience in bio-analytical method development, scientific/medical writing, and profound expertise in breast cancer research. His journey showcases a robust background in pharmaceuticals, with a strong focus on bioequivalence studies, LC-MS/MS analysis, and pharmacokinetic investigations. He possesses a comprehensive skill set in analytical techniques, GLP compliance, and a track record of successful publications and awards in the pharmaceutical domain.

🌐 Professional Profiles:

🎓 Academic Background

PhD Scholar: Pursuing from Jadavpur University Master of Pharmacy: Jadavpur University (2019) ,Bachelor of Pharmacy: Jadavpur University (2015) ,Diploma in Pharmacy: Institute of Pharmacy, Kalyani (2009) Various other diplomas and certifications in related medical fields

🏢 Work Experience

BioAnalyst LC-MS/MS and Head of Quality Assurance: Taab BioStudy Services, Jadavpur (July 2023 – Present)Senior BioAnalyst LC-MS/MS (Lab Incharge): Taab BioStudy Services, Jadavpur (Aug 2015 – July 2023)Teaching experience at Bio-equivalence study center, Jadavpur University (2018 – Present) Pharmacist roles in renowned healthcare facilities.

🏅 Achievements

National Award: M.N. DEV Memorial Award for outstanding performance in D.Pharm final exam International Scientist Award: Recognized as the Best Researcher at INSO Award for Engineering, Science, and Medicine Various awards and accolades for published research papers

🔬 Research & Publications

Diverse research projects focused on bioanalytical method development, pharmacokinetic studies, and drug analysis in human plasma Author of numerous research papers in esteemed national and international journals

📚 Skills & Competencies

Proficient in analytical method development for drug determination in tablets and plasma using HPLC, LC-MS/MS, and various analytical software Expertise in GLP maintenance, validation of developed methods, and analysis of pharmacokinetic data Industrial exposures, workshops, and training in pharmaceutical analysis

Top Noted Publication:

Simultaneous determination and quantitation of diosmetin and hesperetin in human plasma by liquid chromatographic mass spectrometry with an application to pharmacokinetic studies Published on 2019/5/1 Cited by 12

A critical insight of modern herbal drugs therapy under the purview of toxicity and authenticity Published on 2018 Cited by 12

Determination and quantitation of benzofuran, Indole and piperazine containing selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor vilazodone hydrochloride in human plasma by LC-ESI-MS/MS … Published on 2021 Cited by 7

LC-MS/MS method development and validation of an antihistaminic, calcium channel blocker, di-phenyl-methyl-piperazine group containing cinnarizine in human plasma with an …Published on 2018 cited by 5

Repeated dose toxicity study in rats of the formulation containing metformin and sitagliptin using microwave assisted acrylamide grafted cassia tora as polymer Published on 2016/6/1 Cited by 4

Analytical method development and validation of trimethylazanium containing anti-leishmanial phospholipid drug miltefosine by liquid chromatography quadruple tandem mass … Published on2016/6/1 Cited by 4

Microwave Assisted Acrylamide Grafting on a Natural Gum Cassia Tora: Characterization and Pharmacokinetic Evaluation of the Formulation Containing Metformin and Sitagliptin in …Published on 2022 Cited by 1

Anti-Hypertensive Activity of Some Selected Unani Formulations: An Evidence-Based Approach for Verification of Traditional Unani Claims Using LC-MS/MS for the Evaluation of … Published on 2022/8/8