MMJ - A Journal by MIMER Medical College, Pune, India
Editorial Board
Chief Patron
Dr. Vishwanath Karad
Founder & Managing Trustee
Maharashtra Academy of Engineering and Educational Research (MAEER), Pune, Maharashtra, India
President – MIT ADT University, Rajbaug, Loni Kalbhor, Pune, Maharashtra, India
President – Dr. Vishwanath Karad MIT World Peace University, Kothrud, Pune, Maharashtra, India
President – Avantika University, Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh, India

Patrons
Dr. Suresh Ghaisas
President & Medical Director
Maharashtra Academy of Engineering and Educational Research (MAEER), Pune, Maharashtra, India

Dr. Suchitra Nagare
Executive Director & Trustee

Dr. Virendra Ghaisas
Executive Director & Trustee

Dr. Arun Jamkar
Director
Post Graduate Program, Research and Development

Dr. (Col) Rajendra Prasad Gupta
Principal
MIMER Medical College & Dr. BSTR Hospital, Talegaon Dabhade, Pune, Maharashtra, India

Editor in Chief
Dr. Shashwat Banerjee
Head, Central Research Lab
MIMER Medical College & Dr. BSTR Hospital, Talegaon Dabhade, Pune, Maharashtra, India
shashwatbanerjee@mitmimer.com

Managing Editor
Dr. Sandesh Gawade
Associate Professor, Department of General Surgery
MIMER Medical College & Dr. BSTR Hospital, Talegaon Dabhade, Pune, Maharashtra, India
drsandesh23@gmail.com

National Editorial Board
Dr. Sandhya Kulkarni
Professor & Head
Department of Microbiology
MIMER Medical College & Dr. BSTR Hospital,
Talegaon Dabhade, Pune, Maharashtra, India
sandhyak69@yahoo.co.in

Dr. (Col) Derek D’Souza
Director
National Bioethics Curriculum Implementation Centre
MIMER Medical College & Dr. BSTR Hospital,
Talegaon Dabhade, Pune, Maharashtra, India
director.nbcic@mitmimer.com

Dr. Ashish Ubhale
Associate Professor
Department of Psychiatry
MIMER Medical College & Dr. BSTR Hospital,
Talegaon Dabhade, Pune, Maharashtra, India
aashishubhale@gmail.com
Dr. Swapnil Bhise
Associate Professor
Department of Orthopaedics
MIMER Medical College & Dr. BSTR Hospital,
Talegaon Dabhade, Pune, Maharashtra, India
swapnil.bhise@gmail.com

Dr. Swati Raje
Assistant Professor
Department of Community Medicine
MIMER Medical College & Dr. BSTR Hospital,
Talegaon Dabhade, Pune, Maharashtra, India
raje_swati@yahoo.co.in



International Editorial Board
Prof. Madalena Patrício PhD
University of Lisbon, School of Medicine, Portugal
Department of Medical Education, Center for Evidence Based Medicine
Chair of BEME Board (Best Evidence Medical Education)
patricio@medicina.ulisboa.pt

Prof. Joseph E. Thornton MD
Associate Professor, Psychiatry
University of Florida College of Medicine
joethornton@ufl.edu
Dr. Shabbir Amanullah
Vice President, Candian Academy Of Geriatric Psychiatry
Woodstock, Ontario, Canada
shabbiramanullah17@gmail.com

Prof. Dee S Owens
President, Infinity Now
ASTHO Opioid-Preparedness Project
Board Officer, National Rural Institute on Alcohol and Drug Abuse
USA
deeowens@indiana.edu