Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune
(Deemed to be University)
Established under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956, vide NotificationNo. F.9-39/2001-U.3 dated 11th January 2003 of Government of India
Re-accredited by NAAC with a CGPA of 3.62 on a four point scale at 'A' Grade
An ISO 9001 : 2015 Certified University

Profile of Additional Director

Dr. Gaurang Baxi

Dr. Gaurang Baxi is Professor, Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Physiotherapy, Pune, and Additional Director for the University Centre for Professional Education and Faculty Development, DPU.

He is been awarded the FAIMER Fellowship in Medical Education from the GSMC Regional Institute of the Foundation of International Medical Education and Research, USA. Dr. Gaurang was recipient of the Innovative Teaching Award for the year 2018-2019 by Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune.

Additionally, he has been awarded:

  1. Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award 2020 by Bestow Edutrex International Awards, on 5th September, 2020.
  2. Global Teacher Role Model Award by MVLA trust, at the “Global Teachers Conference 2019” held at Mumbai on 22nd December2019.
  3. Best Researcher Award by the Women’s Cell of Indian Association of Physiotherapists, Salem Branch, at The International Physiotherapy Conference “Theracon 19” held at Salem on 20th October 2019.
  4. Young Achiever Award by the Indian Association of Physiotherapists, at the 57thAnnual Conference of Indian Association of Physiotherapist held at Bangalore in February 2019.
  5. Bhave Award for the Best Scientific Paper at the 4th Annual Conference of the Society of Indian Physiotherapist, held at New Delhi in February 2019.
  6. Sankalp Se Siddhi Award for Exceptional Achievement in Health Professions Education at New Delhi in December 2018.