Sandhya Kamat
Founder member and treasurer, FERCI

Dr Sandhya Kamat is Professor at the Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai. She has an M.D. in Pharmacology from the University of Mumbai. Dr Kamat serves on the Institutional Ethics Committee of Nowrosjee Wadia Maternity Hospital, Bai Jerbai Wadia Hospital for Children and Independent Ethics Committee, Mumbai. She was the member secretary of the Institutional Ethics Committee of Seth GS Medical College & KEM Hospital from 2002-2006 after which she continued to be member till 2011. Her main areas of research interest include rational use of medicines, cardiovascular pharmacology and herbal medicine. She and her team have won several prizes in scientific conferences. Dr Kamat has undergone training in GCP and ethics and has been a faculty for several workshops on Research Methodology and Ethical Aspects of Research.
Dr Kamat is a founder Member and treasurer of the Forum for Ethical Review Committees in the India (FERCI).