Dr Palanisamy is a PhD graduate of Biochemistry from Cambridge and has a post-graduate certificate in Health Leadership and Innovation from the Harvard Macy Institute. Her educational expertise is in pre-clinical & pharmacy teaching and is a strong advocate of experiential learning through community engagement. She is a passionate educator who explores innovative ways of engaging students in their learning process - while having her teaching grounded on concepts of student learning and development. She is an enthusiastic change agent, and is intrigued by the way digital natives learn today, and how teaching is changing with the advancement of technology. She strives to incorporate technology and create innovative ways to prepare students for relevant and real-world experiences.