Dr. Shilpa Gunjal , BDS, MDS, (India), Ph.D (India) is Associate Professor, Dental Public Health, Faculty of Dentistry, MAHSA University in Malaysia. She completed her Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, India in 2004. During her post-graduation, apart from academics, she has organized various screening and treatment camps and served the community. This has helped her to develop organization skills. She have also worked in Government of India (GOI) and World Health Organization (WHO) collaborative programme “Oral health promotion and intervention activities in rural areas of Davangere” where she has screened and treated dental caries using ART (Atraumatic Restorative Treatment). She has also been involved in organizing National convention and Continuing Dental education (CDE) programmes. She completed her Master of Dental Surgery (Community Dentistry) from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, India in 2008. Since then she has served as an academician for 10 years. During her early year of work, she was mostly engaged in under-graduate and post-graduate teaching. Subsequently, Departmental Store, Departmental library, screening and treatment camps (management of patients for the Dental institution by organizing screening camps) was managed by me. She has also guided various under-graduate and post-graduate research. She was also involved in documentation of NAAC (National Accreditation and Assessment Council) which has also helped me in the present MQA documentation. Her enthusiasm and interest in research helped her to accomplish Doctor of Philosophy (KLE University, India) in 2017. She has completed various research projects in the past and presently having MAHSA funded project. I have also published papers (10) in various international and national Journals [38 Citations, 3 h-index,i10-index].
Dr. Shilpa Gunjal Research Interest are: Fissure sealant a. Prevention of periodontal disease b. Health locus of control c. Prevention of dental caries & periodontal disease Behavioral research