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 : MD.Community Medicine

Designation : Professor & Head

Teaching Experience :  20 Years

Publications : 45

Special Interest : Maternal & Child Health , NCD and Research Planning

Awards : IMA, Dehradun, Doctors day Award, 1st July, 2017

Dr. A. K. SRIVASTAVA

Qualifications : MD.Community Medicine

Designation : Professor

Teaching Experience : 21 Years

Publications : 25

Special Interest : Epidemiology , Non-communicable diseases

Awards : Best paper award published in IJCH, 2018

Dr. RUCHI JUYAL

Qualification : MD.Community Medicine

Designation : Professor

Teaching Experience : 16 Years

Publications : 35

Special Interest : Reproductive and Child Health, NCD

Dr. SHAILI VYAS

Qualifications : MD.Community Medicine

Designation : Professor

Teaching Experience :  9 Years

Publications : 40

Special Interest : Epidemiology, Adolescent health, Women & Child Health

Dr. DEEPSHIKHA

Qualifications : MD.Community Medicine

Designation : Associate Professor

Teaching Experience :  7 Years

Publications : 27

Special Interest : Non Communicable Disease (CVD, Diabetes, Hypertension, Stroke, RTA, Mental health), Geriatrics, Artificial Intelligence, Adolescent Health, Tuberculosis

Awards : Best Teacher Award 2019

Dr. VIDISHA VALLABH

Qualifications : MD.Community Medicine

Designation : Assistant Professor

Teaching Experience :  3 Years

Publications : 04

Special Interest : Infectious disease epidemiology, environmental studies, gender studies, Sociology, Mental Health

Awards : Gold Medal (best oral paper)XVIII Annual conference of IAPSM UP-UK Chapter - 2015

Mr. SHUBHAM PANDEY

Qualifications : Master in Health Statistics,Persuing PhD. In Health Statisitics

Designation : Assistant Professor

Teaching and Research Experience : 7 Years

Publications : 26

Special Interest : Sample Size Calculation, Statistics Analysis, Survival Analysis, Baycsion Analysis

Name: Dr. NIKKU YADAV

Qualification:PhD (Medical Biotechnology), M. Pharm. (Pharmacology)

Designation: Assistant Professor

Teaching and Research Experience: 10 Years

Publications: 25

Special Interest : Epidemiology, Endocrinology Research, Micronutrition Biology. IDD, Deep Machine Learning-ANN,CNN,RNN

Awards:Gold Medalist B. Pharm, M. Pharm, International Travel grant fro European Thyroid Association 2014,2016, UCOST 2018

Name: Dr. NEHA SHARMA

Qualification : MD.Community Medicine

Designation: Assistant Professor

Teaching Experience : 02 years

Publications : 12

Special Interest : Vaccinnation & ColdChain ,Epidemiology,Research

Awards : Executive Chief Member of IAPSM from Uttarakhand(2018-2019)

Master of Ceremony for the 62nd Annual National Conference of Indian Public Health Association (IPHA) (9th-11th February 2018) held at K.G.M.U, Lucknow, U.P

Winner of best presentation titled‚ÄĚ Initiatives taken to prevent HIV/AIDS‚ÄĚ on World AIDS day-2016 held at K.G.M.U, Lucknow

Bagged several prizes in cultural & sports activities on Annual Day Celebration and Annual Sports Day celebration during graduation and post-graduation duration

 

Name: Dr. SUDIP BHATTACHARYA

Qualification: MD.Community Medicine

Designation: Assistant Professor

Teaching Experience : 05 years

Publications: 10

Special Interest : Health Promotion, Digital Health, Health Policy

Awards: Ford Foundation Award Reseawch Grant Year-2017

Name: Dr. ABHAY SRIVASTAVA

Qualification: MD.Community Medicine / (MBA (HA)

Designation: Assistant Professor

Teaching Experience: 2.5 years

Publications: 11

Special Interest : Qualitative Research

Name: Dr. SURABHI MISHRA

Qualification: MD.Community Medicine

Designation: Assistant Professor

Teaching Experience : 03 + years

Publications : 19

Special Interest : Hyperglycemia in Pregnancy; Maternal and Child Health; Lifestyle Diseases; Epidemiology

Awards : Uttarakhand CM Scholarship in MBBS 2010

Winner of inter-collegiate state-level 'Vertizac Quiz' at SRHU, Dehradun (Uttarakhand) in MBBS 2011

Winner of inter-collegiate state level 'Ebola Quiz' at KSHEMA, Mangalore (Karnataka) in MD 2014

IPHACON Second Prize in Oral Paper presentation in 2020 at AIIMS, New Delhi

Bhartiya Brahaman Samaj Award for First Division in High School 2006 at Roorkee (Uttarakhand)