Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Science, Acharya Narendra Dev College, University of Delhi
Founder Innovative Healthcare Delivery Model-(Cancer care- Pendharkar Model)
Present-Mentor, District Cancer Care Services, Governments of , Madhya Pradesh, Odisha , Himachal Pradesh , Rajasthan Gujarat, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, UP
Consultant Medical Oncology, Asian Cancer Institute, Mumbai
Consultant National Cancer Institute, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Visiting Professor Andijan State Medical Institute, Uzbekistan
Visiting Professor Khwarezm Medical Institute
Hon Professor Salymbekov University Bishkek Kyrgyzstan
Consultant International Cancer Institute, Eldoret, Kenya
Past President Indian Society of Oncology,ISO
Past Chair International Affairs Committee of American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO),
Past Chair Multidisciplinary Cancer Management Course, ASCO.
Member executive committee Asian Cellular Therapy Organisation (ACTO)
Visiting professor State Medical University of Armenia.
Past President Indian Society of Medical and Pediatric Oncology, ISMPO
One of the First Practitioners in cancer chemotherapy in India. Has many publications including international recognized practice changing research in management of hand foot syndrome.
Partnering and advisor to multiple countries and organizations in oncology care, education.
Dr Sunita Jetly is currently working as Associate professor at Department of Biomedical Science, Acharya Narendra Dev College, University of Delhi. A gold medalist in her graduation she has teaching experience of 23 years in diverse life science subjects. She has two patents on diagnostics of Leukemia and several national and international journals papers with her main academic interest in cancer, physiology and pathology. She is currently Director of three institutes and State Blood cell coordinator for DU colleges and Delhi School by Delhi Government. At ANDC she is heading National service scheme, Eco club, Unnat Bharat Abhiyan, nodal officer for Amrut Mahotsav. Presently member of Board of research studies and Department Research Committee-ACBR-DU. Her academic motto of “teach beyond class room” and become progressively unnecessary. She is involved in several social, cultural and philanthropic activities. She was given Corona Warrior Certificate for her altruistic actions amidst Corona ambience. She was also given certificate of appreciation by Delhi government for her active role in STEP One program for tele-help rendered to COVID patients. During the second wave of pandemic, she with her NSS volunteers created a chatbot (later on adopted by NSS DU) which provided verified leads about beds, hospitals, oxygen, cylinders, teleconsultation food to the DU COVID victims 24 X7. She was awarded first prize by HCL foundations for her cleanliness activities in NOIDA. She has also been awarded as women in social service by HCL NOIDA on International Women day 22 and as a sincere social activist by Jan Sharnam Group 23. She was also felicitated on teachers’22 day By Lions International. She was awarded by ECDt group for her philanthropic activities February 2023. Her main moto is to screen youth PAN India for thalassemia carrier state a project which has been successfully running for the past three years with recorded 5% prevalence rate. She has successfully held screening camp for cancer detection for more than 3000 sujeccts
As a Program Officer at ANDC she has conducted more than 300 (horizon ranging from awareness videos & posters, competitions (debate, quiz, poem, extempore, drawing, slogan writing, essay writing, radio jockey, open mike, swatchta pakwara webinars etc.) programs impacting social and personal life of students.. In her neighborhood she is involved in activities including plantation and cleanliness drive, medical camps and helping orphan AIDS afflicted children. A walkathon enthusiast and animal lover she is proponent of save water and save tree, written articles and given talk to prevent use of plastic and indiscriminate use of paper. Her mission is if you cannot plant a tree Save one She has given several talks to make people aware of the potentials of New Education Policy 2020. She has successfully anchored many programs
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, Biomedical Engineering Department
Dr. Gurkan is leading the CASE Biomanufacturing and Microfabrication Laboratory (CASE-BML). CASE-BML’s mission is to improve human health and quality of life by a fundamental understanding of cell biomechanics, and through innovations in micro/nano-engineering, microfluidics, biosensors, and point-of-care technologies.
Dr. Gurkan has received national and international recognitions and awards for research and teaching, including, NSF CAREER Award, “Rising Star” Award from Biomedical Engineering Society (Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering and Advanced Biomanufacturing Divisions), MIT Technology Review Innovator Under 35 Award (Turkey), Case-Coulter Translational Research Partnership Award, Clinical and Translational Science Collaborative Award, Case School of Engineering Research Award, Doris Duke Innovations in Clinical Research Award, Belcher-Weir Family Pediatric Innovation Award, Translational Research Featured New Investigator Award from Central Society for Clinical and Translational Research, and Glennan Fellowship from the University Center for Innovation in Teaching and Education.
Dr. Gurkan has authored over 80 articles in leading peer-reviewed journals, in addition to numerous book chapters and patents. Three of his patents have been licensed for commercialization; one of them being the HemeChip technology, licensed by Hemex Health of Portland, Oregon. Dr. Gurkan is a member of the following societies: American Society of Hematology, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, and Biomedical Engineering Society.
Dr. Gurkan is a Senior Member of the National Academy of Inventors.