Dr. Milind J. Umekar, Principal and professor, Smt Kishoritai Bhoyar college of Pharmacy, Kamptee completed his B.Pharm from Amravati University, M. Pharm and PhD( Pharm.Sci.) and MBA & PhD (Management) from RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur. Dr. Umekar has 20 years of teaching, research and administrative Experience. He has been a versatile guide and has guided 38 M. Pharm and 6 PhD students in various fields of pharmaceutical sciences. He has published more than 58 research articles in national and international journals.
He is recipient of best research paper award at International conference of Ethnopharmacology, Petra, Jordan in 2015. He has been awarded with prestigious fellowship in Indian Pharmacological Society (FIPS).
He has also authored various books on Biochemistry and Pharmaceutics. Under his able guidance institute has received various research grants worth Rupees 80 lakhs from SERB-DST and AICTE.
Dr. Milind Umekar has been chairman and Member of LOC for reputed International Scientific Conferences like, 45th International Conference of Indian Pharmacological Society,2nd International Conference of Ethnopharmacology, 68th IPC, First and Second Pharma HR Summit .He has chaired many scientific sessions at conferences of IPC, APTI, ISP, IPS,PHRSI, INNOPHARM etc.
He has been Convener and coordinator for many scientific workshops and seminars.
Under his visionary leadership as a President, APTI,MS , he has made many reforms and has conducted several programs for the professional growth of Pharmacy teachers.
Through his administrative skills and excellent directions his institute Smt. Kishoritai Bhoyar college of Pharmacy has been ranked 34th at all India level by National Institute Ranking Framework, 2017, Ministry of HRD ,Govt of India.
He has worked as Member, Board of Studies, RTM Nagpur University. He serves as an examiner for UG, PG and PhD courses at various universities. He is associated with 33 National and International Professional Bodies & Organisations.
Currently he is Vice President, Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India, Vice President, Pharmacognosy Society of India, Secretary, Association of Unaided Private Pharmacy Colleges, and also Member, Indian Pharmaceutical Congress Association, worked as President of IPA (Nagpur Branch), State Coordinator of Society of Pharmacognosy. He is Founder Secretary of Pharma HR Society of India and National executive member of Indian pharmacology society.
Dr. Umekar has been honored with Pharmacy Teacher of the Year Award, Maharashtra Pharmacist Association Award, Young Achiever Award, National Teacher Excellence Award, Best Teacher Award and Best Principal Award by various professional organizations.