DR. SWAPNA AMOD PATANKAR, is an Assistant Professor (MDS) in the Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology & Oral Microbiology at Bharati Vidyapeeth (Deemed to be University) Dental College & Hospital, Pune, India. She is currently pursuing Ph.D. in the Faculty of Dentistry. She has an Academic Teaching Experience of 20 years 6 months. She is a certified instructors of American Heart Association for BASIC LIFE SUPPORT (BLS) AND ADVANCED CARDIAC LIFE SUPPORT (ACLS) & till date trained 374 participants. She has carried out numerous Research Projects & has extensive research work on the HIV sero-positive individuals. She has numerous National & International publications to her credit & has also published 2 International Books. She has been invited as GUEST SPEAKER to 06 National Conferences & 03 International Conferences. She has presented 04 YouTube Webinars. She has presented Papers & Posters at National & International Conferences & has won 3rd Prize for Best Scientific Paper Presentation at International Conference on Forensic Odontology (IASR) 2021.