Dr. Shobha Gaikwad studied BSc in nursing, MSc in Nursing. MA in Sociology and PhD in Nursing from SNDT Women’s University India. She works as Professor in SNDT Women’s University. She has total 28 years of experience. She has also been awarded Fellowship in ISQUA Ireland. She is NABH assessor in India. She is PhD guide and MSc Nursing guide for research activities in SNDT and JJTU University. She is on Board of studies of SNDT University. She has got 5 awards for best research paper at various International and National conference. 4 students guided by her have received research awards at the University. She has published more than 35 research papers in reputed national and International journals.