Dr. Praveen Kumar, graduated in the year 2000 from Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, H. N. B. Garhwal University, Srinagar, Uttarakhand; post-graduated in Pharmaceutical Chemistry in the year 2004 from Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Guru Jambheshwar University, Hissar and earned his Doctorate in Pharmaceutical Sciences in the year 2011 from Jaipur National University, Jaipur, Rajasthan. He is having teaching and research experience of more than 14 years. He is currently working as Associate Professor & Head - Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmacy College, Uttar Pradesh University of Medical Sciences (Formerly known as U. P. Rural Institute of Medical Sciences & Research), Saifai, Etawah, India. Previously, he had worked as Dean, Moradabad Educational Trust Group of Institutions Faculty of Pharmacy, Moradabad. He is a member of various professional bodies including APTI, NPAA, Delhi State Pharmacy Council. He is actively engaged in research on anticonvulsant drug development and has over 55 publications in various reputed national and international peer reviewed journals, had authored one chapter in international book and presented over 10 papers in various scientific forums.He is an approved Ph.D supervisor and Ph.D thesis evaluator in many reputed universities, including Banasthali Vidyapith University, Jaipur; IFTM University, Moradabad; NIMS University, Jaipur and Shri Jagdishprasad Jhabarmal Tibrewala University, Rajasthan. He has delivered expert lectures on various platforms, including as Resource person in AICTE sponsored two weeks Faculty Development Program at LNCT, Bhopal. He is nominated as nominee by CPCSEA, New Delhi in various academic and research institutions.
Dr. Praveen Kumarís research focused on design and development of antiepileptics / anticonvulsants.