Faculty Profile School of Beauty & Wellness

Dr Archana Ainapure

Director and Associate Professor - School of Beauty and Wellness

Office: School of Beauty and Wellness

Educational Details:

  • BSC SNDT University Bombay, India Food Science & Nutrition
  • MSC SNDT University Bombay, India Food Science & Nutrition
  • M.Phil. SNDT University Bombay, India Food Science & Nutrition
  • Diploma in Hospital &Health Care Management Bombay Management Association, India Special subject: Organization & Management of Dietary departments in hospitals
  • Ph.D. Amaravati University, India Food Science &Nutrition

Work Experience:

Over 30 years of cross cultural experience as an Associate Professor (7 years), Nutritionist & Dietetic Consultant (20+ Years) and 10+ years of experience as a Manager responsible For Administration, Brand Promotion, Client Relationship Management and inter-disciplinary Coordination in a Multinational company in Dubai, Bahrain and India

Research Areas:

  • Maternal Nutrition and pregnancy outcomes
  • Obesity


  • Skilled in Training various inter-departmental Teams to work. In sync with corporate parameters and motivating them for Achieving business and individual goals. Worked collaboratively with General Manager and Marketing Manager to create sales & marketing strategies and annual marketing plans. Developed and improved the strategic corporate communications framework. Responsible for Mapping Needs of the Customer and Data Gathering of their Vital Signs Preparation of Wellness Packages, Project proposals, Nutritional counselling. An effective communicator with good presentation skills.

Subjects Specialization:

  • Nutrition
  • Food Science and Dietetics
  • Hospital Administration
  • Wellness
  • Body composition
  • Health Educator

Other Publications:

Research Papers / Books

Book Publications: I have co-authored books published by the Maharashtra State Board of Higher Secondary Education for the vocational Courses of crèche and preschool management.

Research Paper Publications: I have published the following papers in publications of National institute of Nutrition (Nutrition society of India), Indian Dietetic Association, and International congress of Nutrition and other university publications. Some salient examples of my published articles are as follows:

  • Maternal Nutritional Status, age, pattern of gestational Weight gain and pregnancy outcome (studied 300 Omani Women) in the Muscat Capital Governorate, Sultanate of Oman
  • Vitamin B-6 status of infants in relation to maternal Nutritional status (studied 150 women at Cooper Hospital,Juhu, Mumbai)
  • A study of organization and management of the dietary departments of Mumbai Hospitals (21 Hospitals in Mumbai)
  • A comparative study of 50 obese and 50 no obese girls (15-21 years)
  • Socio-Economic and Socio-Cultural influences on women’s nutritional status
  • Unit cost, cost-effectiveness, and financing of nutritional intervention and of health and medical practices

During my extensive tenure at VLCC international as an Area Technical Head, I was a part of the Training and R&D team of their International Research Group. Some examples of study and research papers I generated during my ten-year tenure.I was employed with a company called Bin Mahmood Holding as a Nutritional & Dietetics subject matter expert.Under the auspices of this organization, I have presented papers to the Bahrain Ministry of health entitled:

  • Nutritional values of Arabic recipes served in restaurants
  • I have presented a paper on Bread production with reduced salt content and have been accorded an approval from Ministry of Health and the Food and Drug Administration to be Labelled as “Low Sodium Bread” for the “Delmon” branded bread of the company
  • An interesting project that worked on was undertaken on behalf of the Ministry of Education, Bahrain. The project involved Nutritional Screening of children from 45 Municipal Schools (35000 students) in Bahrain for which my organization provided midday meals

Workshop Participations:

  • Attended workshops conducted by American Dietetic Association in Collaboration with Arab Dietetic associating on GLOBESITY
  • Two Refresher courses by UGC, Surashtra University
  • Diet weight Management and physical fitness Al Ain
  • Advances in Human Nutrition- Research Society
  • InBody workshop for Body composition

Conference and Symposia Presentations:

  • XV International congress of Nutrition, Adelaide
  • Xxv National convention IDA
  • XXIV Annual Meeting Nutrition Society of India
  • XXV Annual Meeting Nutrition Society of India
  • XXVI NIN platinum Jubilee Symposium
  • XXVII Annual Conference Nutrition Society of India
  • XXVIII Annual Conference Nutrition Society of India

Dr.Shilpa Suresh

Associate Professor - School of Beauty and Wellness

Office: School of Beauty and Wellness

Educational Details:

  • B.A.M.S. (Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine & Surgery)
  • Diploma in General Aesthetics
  • Diploma in Beauty Therapy
  • Diploma in Body Therapy
  • Diploma in Hair Dressing

Work Experience:

13 years Overseas experience, held a position of Beauty Training and Technical Head, Middle East and Africa Region for a multinational Company.


  • Qualified Ayurvedic Physician
  • Master Trainer for Skin Aesthetics
  • Beauty Therapy
  • Body Therapy
  • Soft skills training
  • New Products
  • Appliances
  • Machines Training
  • Client – Staff Management
  • Talent Assessment & Recruitment
  • Provide support to the multinational teams to achieve business goals.

Subjects Specialization:

  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Ayurveda
  • Alternative Therapies
  • Skin & General Aesthetics
  • Body Therapies
  • Spa Therapies Hair Basics
  • Ruchu Kuthiala

    Assistant Professor - School of Beauty and Wellness

    Office: Management Block, First floor, Room – M108, Meeting Hours –4:30pm-5:30pm or on

    Educational Details:

    • Masters In Foods and Nutrition with specialization In Clinical Nutrition
    • B.Sc. Honour’s in Home Science specialization in Nutrition
    • U.G.C NET Qualified
    • Certified Ketosis Health Coach
    • International Diploma Holder in Dietary Supplements
    • Diabetes Educator
    • Diploma Holder in Gut Health

    Work Experience: 10-11 years

    Research Areas: Thesis in Microbiology

    Effect Of E.coli on Fruits and Vegetables eaten with peel and the ways to reduce the count”


    • Thesis Guide to Masters Students in Clinical Nutrition
    • Specialized Trainer in Blood Group Diets, DNA based Diets, Nutrition in Cancer, Functional Foods, Detoxification and Diabetes Care and Management.

    Subjects Specialization: Clinical Nutrition, Sports Nutrition, Fitness and strength Training, Nutrition In weight Management, Anatomy and Physiology, Diet Management




    Workshop Participations:

    • Various CNE in Diabetes, Cardiovascular Diseases management, Diet and Lifestyle.
    • Attended various CNE in Liver patients Rehabilitation and Nutrition programs Pre and post Bariatrics.
    • Attended one week FDP Programme on “Drupal” organised by IIT Bombay.
    • Attended one day Faculty Programme organised by Indira Gandhi National Open University.

    Conference and Symposia Presentations:

    • Presented as Speaker in IDA conference on topic “Sports Nutrition”
    • Delivered a Lecture on “Health and You” to Income Tax Department in Akurdi
    • Invited as Special Guest and conducted a lecture on “Lifestyle disorders” at Abeda Inamdar college
    • Conducted One day training on “Stress Management and Positive attitude” to Management students at Inamdar College
    • Attended as a Delegate in “International conference on Diabetes care and management” by IDEC

    Dr. Meesha Deshpande

    Assistant Professor - School of Beauty and Wellness


    • Ph.D. (Biochemistry), Central Food Technological Research Institute, Mysore Karnataka, India: 2013
    • M.Sc. (Foods Science and Nutrition) G.B .Pant University of Agriculture and Technology (Uttaranchal) (2003)
    • B.Sc.(Home Science) Institute of Home Economics, Delhi University, Delhi (2001)

    Total years of Experience :- 13 years

    Teaching & Research Areas :-

    • Food Science, Medical Biochemistry, Nutrition & Dietetics, lipid synthesis and cholesterol metabolism lipoprotein metabolism, eicosanoids

    Blogs :-

    Blog in Symbiosis Skill Professional University Website

    Imparting Skills in Nutrition. http://www.ssou.ac.in/wpcontent/uploads/pdf/02_SSOU_Newsletter.pdf

    Sweety Pawar

    Trainer - School of Beauty and Wellness

    Office: Management Block, First floor, M-106, Meeting Hours – 10 am to 1 pm or on
    Educational Details: CIDESCO Diploma In Media Make-up, Grand Masters In Cosmetology, International Diploma In Make-up, Diploma In Electrical engineering, Diploma In software management.

    Work Experience: 5 years As a Professional Makeup Artist & Trainer, 4.5 years as a Quality Engineer.

    Research Areas:

    Skills: Airbrush Make-up, Fashion & Photography Makeup, Creative Make-up, Media Make-up, Stage & Theatre Make-up, Period Make-up, Special Effects Make-up.

    Achieved 1st rank in PAN India Makeup faculty Assessment 2017


    Research Papers / Books
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    Ms.Vishakha Doshi

    Trainer - School of Beauty and Wellness

    Office: Beauty and wellness block , M-106 first floor, SSOU campus, Kiwale

    Educational Details: BSC. HOME SCIENCE, Association of Beauty Therapy & Cosmetology, Post-graduation diploma in CIDESCO ( BEAUTY )

    Work Experience: 8 YRS

    Research Areas:


    • skin polishing treatments
    • Advance machine treatments for Body and Face
    • Advance cosmetic peels
    • Organic facial treatments
    • Nail extensions,


    Research Papers / Books
    Book Publications:

    Research Paper Publications

    Workshop Participation: Workshops on chemical peels, jet peels, MDA, organic facials

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    Sunayna Kamble

    Trainer - School of Beauty and Wellness

    Office: Beauty and Wellness Academy, First floor, Room – M 106 Extension-7830

    Meeting Hours – 10 am to 1 pm or on appointment

    Educational Details:

    • M Com. University of Pune, Pune, Maharashtra, India. (2012)
    • B.Com, University of Pune, Maharashtra, India. (2010)

    Advance Certification and Qualification:

    • Advance Diploma in Cosmetology from VLCC (2007-2008)
    • City&Guilds beauty therapylevel3 (2008-2009)
    • City&Guilds hair dressing level3 (2008-2009)
    • Advance Makeup from BabaMeru (2009-2010)

    Work Experience: VLCC (Vandana Luthra Curls and Curves), as a hair faculty: June2007- October2009

    “STYLE and ELEGANCE” Salon cum Academy for Hair, Beauty and Make-up- Entrepreneur November 2009- Jan 2009- Mar 2016

    Arohi Developers (Construction Company). Sales Head - April 2016- June 2017

    Research Areas: Trichology- Scalp Concerns and its remedies, Chemical Contents, Disorders and diseases Cosmetologist, Nail pro certified, 3d makeup artistry, Air bush makeup, advance hair styling and haircuts, Skin Aesthetics and treatments

    Skills: Haircuts, hair styling, Advance Hair coloring Techniques, Texture services, Customise Haircuts, skin Aesthetics and treatments, 3d makeup

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    Workshop Participation: L’Oréal workshops Haircut and hair color workshops, Bridal Makeup Workshops

    Conference and Symposia Presentations: nil