Anamika Sengupta, PhD, MEd

Master of Biomedical Sciences (MBS) Director, Associate Professor

Dr. Sengupta obtained her Ph.D from India and subsequently capped her degree with extensive post-doctoral research training at the Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta Georgia.  Her research interest lay in the “Elucidation of the multifactorial role of the ubiquitous molecule melatonin as a hormone, a component of the circadian system, and an autocrine/paracrine signaling factor in various organs/systems of the body." Her publications encompass over 20 peer-reviewed articles in recognized European and American journals. She also obtained her master’s degree in “Medical Education Leadership” from the University of New England in 2015.

Dr. Sengupta invariably considers herself an international medical educator, having broad prior and current affiliations with institutions that include DeVry Medical International (Miramar, Florida), Ross University School of Medicine (Dominica, West Indies), University of New England, Georgia Gwinnett College (Atlanta, Georgia), and Gupta College of Pharmaceutical Technology (India). She has extensive working experience with struggling students in the pre-clinical years of medical education, and with the development of courses and strategies related to students’ success.

Dr. Sengupta has the deepest respect and reverence for the noble mission of UIW. As a dedicated Biochemistry faculty member, she relishes the close interaction with learners of years 1 and 2 in the highly interactive and innovative D.O. curriculum of University of the Incarnate Word School of Osteopathic Medicine (UIWSOM). Dr .Sengupta likewise appreciates and welcomes the daily challenges and joys associated with her administrative role in the capacity of “Program Director” of the Master of Biomedical Sciences (MBS) program at UIWSOM.

  • The Endocrine Society
  • The Asia Oceanic Society of Comparative Endocrinology (AOSCE)
  • International Association for Medical Education