Sunale Khanna
  President Asian Academy of Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology
Vice President Indian Academy of Oral Medicine & Radiology
Member National Academy of Medical Sciences, India
Nair Hospital Dental College
Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai
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Dr Sunale Khanna is an eminent educationist who is serving as a faculty member of the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, India. She teaches and also undertakes research in the areas of oral medicine, maxillofacial radiology, trace elements and oral cancer at Nair Hospital Dental College, Mumbai, a premiere institute in India. During the earlier years she won academic distinctions and was recognized by the International College of Dentists. She became the first and only candidate to qualify the D.N.B (Diplomate of National Board Examination) in Oral Medicine & Radiology till now. She has worked extensively towards the health care of elderly & marginalized sections of society. She has been conferred membership of the National Academy of Medical Sciences, New - Delhi and has been nominated for the fellowship of the same.She is recipient of Maharashtra University of Health Sciences Teachers’ Research Award (2014). She was awarded PhD by Maharashtra University of Health Sciences in 2018.

Being a keen environmental health scientist and activist, her research highlights importance of environmental health issues in the public sphere. She is the Convener of International Conference on Environmental Health Research in collaboration with eight Govt. Departmentsheld in 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018 & 2019 in Mumbai and Nagpur. The conferences attracted over 450 delegates and were aimed at development of environment health indicators to establish better links and improvement in the cumulative burden of environmental change and its impact on society. It also focused on development of approaches to integrating public concerns and precautionary principles into public policy on health.

She has conducted surveys on Tobacco related diseases and cessation practices. She has co-authored HIV/AIDS manual for health professionals in association with Mumbai District AIDS Control Society which is a big step towards developing community awareness particularly among doctors in interior and remote areas. She has participated as resource person/panelist in health awareness programs on the National Television.

Her biography features in Who’s Who in the World (Medicine & Healthcare) 7th Edition 2009 and consecutive six years. She is the President (2016-18) and Executive Committee Member of Asian Academy of Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology. She is the Chairperson of 14th,15th and 16thInternational Symposium on Metal Ions in Biology and Medicine and 12th Asian Congress of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology at Mumbai. She is the Vice President, and former Treasurer and Executive Committee member of the Indian Academy of Oral Medicine & Radiology. She has contributed towards development of curriculum for Under and Post graduate courses. She has been instrumental in designing training modules and suggesting reforms in higher education especially the prevailing examination system. She is on the expert panel of University Grants Commission of the federal government, which regulates and promotes higher education throughout the country. She has made distinguished/plenary/paper presentations at 50 National and 44 International conferences across the globe. She has published 68 papers in reputed national (35) and international (33) journals. She has contributed chapters in textbooks of Cancer prevention (Trafford), Oral Radiology (Elsevier), Pediatric Dentistry & Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. She is also on the Editorial board of esteemed National and overseas journals. She has obtained the Post Graduate Diploma in Hospital & Healthcare Management, Medico-Legal systems and Clinical Research from the Symbiosis International University.
 
Extra Curricular Activities

1. Sports Authority of India Scholarship in swimming (national level)
2. NCC ‘A’ Certificate holder and camps attended at national level and scholarship awarded by      Directorate General, NCC.
3. Received prizes at MP State level Badminton and Lawn Tennis Tournaments.
4. Senior Diploma, Indian Classical Music (Tabla),PrayagSamiti, Allahabad University. India
5. Won Gold Medal in Badminton( Girls Doubles), Silver Medal (Table Tennis Mixed Doubles),
    Silver medal (Shortput ) Mumbai University Jan'2020