Department of Community Medicine is a pivotal unit in complementing and reinforcing the University manifesto of setting exemplary standards in quality teaching, training & research. It particularly focuses on instilling a rural predisposition among students.

The Department of Social & Preventive Medicine (now Community Medicine) was the first to be established in Uttarakhand in 1996. MD in Community Medicine was started in 2001. Presently there is provision of 3 seats annually for MD (Community Medicine) training for three years’ duration. The department has faculty with excellent credentials in terms of qualification (also MCI recognized).  The faculty have rich experience & exposure to academics, applied and field research with good publication credentials.

A well-researched UG/PG teaching & training curriculum is followed in the department.  The pedagogy includes innovative learning modules essentially with practice & demonstration sessions, on-field practicums in project & community based initiatives, PLA, community ownership etc.

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    The department has several collaborations for community based activities with Government / NGOs / reputed international bodies (ICMR, UNICEF, WHO, USAID, UNFPA). With a view to community services, the department runs five peripheral health centers in neighbouring towns / villages.

 FACULTY 

Dr. JAYANTI SEMWAL

Qualification : MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Designation : Professor

Teaching Experience :  19+ Years      

Publications : 41

Special Interest : Epidemiology, Reproductive & child health, Nutrition, NCDs

Awards : President’ Appreciation Award (2009-10) IMA, Dehradun

               Doctor’s Day award-2017 in memory of Dr.B.C. Roy for Professional Excellence (IMA, Dehradun)

Dr. A. K. SRIVASTAVA

Qualifications : MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Designation : Professor

Teaching Experience : 20+ Years

Publications : 24

Special Interest : Epidemiology, NCDs, Health System Strengthening

 

Dr. RUCHI JUYAL

Qualification : MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Designation : Professor

Teaching Experience : 15+ Years

Publications : 26

Special Interest : Epidemiology, RCH & Nutrition

 

Dr. PRADEEP AGGARWAL

Qualifications : MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Designation :  Associate Professor

Teaching Experience :  12+ Years

Publications : 40

Special Interest : Information Technology & Health Communication

 

Dr. SHAILI VYAS

Qualifications : MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Designation : Associate Professor

Teaching Experience :  9+ Years

Publications : 28

Special Interest : Maternal & child health, Adolescent Health

 

Dr. DEEPSHIKHA

Qualifications : MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Designation : Assistant Professor

Teaching Experience :  7+ Years

Publications : 18

Special Interest : Non-communicable disease, Geriatric Health

 

Dr. VIDISHA VALLABH

Qualifications : MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Designation : Senior Resident  

Teaching Experience :  3+ Years

Publications : 01

Special Interest : Epidemiology, Sociology, RCH, Mental Health

 

Mr. SHUBHAM PANDEY

Qualifications : M.Sc. (Health-Statistics)

Designation : Assistant Professor  

Teaching Experience : 3+ Years

Publications : 07

Special Interest : Multivariate Analysis, Bayesian Analysis, Stochastic Theory, Regression theory