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Preventive And Social Medicine

About Department

Training of Community Medicine will be undertaken during pre clinical (Phase I), para clinical (Phase II) and Clinical (Phase III). It will be from I & II (Phase I), III & IV (phase II) and VI and VII semesters in (phase III).

Goal: The broad goal of the teaching of undergraduate students in Community Medicine is to prepare them to function as community and first level physicians in accordance with the institutional goals.

Objectives: During the training, students should acquire knowledge and skills so that he can practice the community medicine after the graduation. After the completion of training, student will acquire the following knowledge and skills


  • KNOWLEDGE
    The student shall be able to:
    1. Explain the principles of sociology including demographic population dynamics;
    2. Identify social factors related to health, disease and disability in the context of urban and rural societies;
    3. Appreciate the impact of urbanization on health and disease;
    4. Observe and interpret the dynamics of community behaviour;
    5. Describe the elements of normal psychology and social psychology;
    6. Observe the principles of practice of medicine in hospital and community setting;
    7. Describe the health care delivery system including rehabilitation of the disabled in the country;
    8. Describe the National Health Programmes with particular emphasis on maternal and child health programs, family welfare planning and population control.
    9. List epidemiological methods and describe their application to communicable and non-communicable diseases in the community or hospital situation.
    10. apply biostatistical methods and techniques;
    11. Outline the demographic pattern of the country and appreciate the roles of the individual, family, community and socio-cultural milieu in health and disease.
    12. Describe the health information systems.
    13. Enunciate the principles and components of primary health care and the national health policies to achieve the goal of 'Health for All'.
    14. Identify the environmental and occupational hazards and their control.
    15. describe the importance of water and sanitation in human health
    16. To understand the principles of health economics, health administration, health education in relation to community.

  • SKILLS
    At the end of the course, the student should be able to make use of:
    1. Principles of practice of medicine in hospital and community settings and familiarization with elementary nursing practices
    2. Art of communication with patients including history taking and medico-social work
    3. Use epidemiology as a scientific tool to make rational decisions relevant to community and individual patient intervention
    4. Collect, analyse, interpret and present simple community and hospital based data
    5. Diagnose and manage common health problems and emergencies at the individual, family and community levels keeping in mind the existing health care resources and in the context of the prevailing socio-cultural beliefs.
    6. Diagnose and manage maternal and child health problems and advise a couple and the community on the family planning methods available in the context of the national priorities.
    7. Diagnose and manage common nutritional problems at the individual and community level.
    8. Plan, implement and evaluate a health education programme with the skill to use simple audio-visual aids.
    9. Interact with other members of the health care team and participate in the organization of health care services and implementations of national health programmes.

  • Integration
    Time to time as and when required there is integrated teaching for overall knowledge and skill development for particular area.

Teaching of community medicine should be both theoretical as well as practical. The practical aspects of the training programme should include visits to the health establishments and to the community where health intervention programmes are in operation.

HEAD OF DEPARTMENT MESSAGE

Department shall try to their best to fulfil stated goals and objectives. Apart from these development will try to overall development of students with due care like solving personal problems , tender care and active watch on their behaviour.

FACILITIES IN THE DEPARTMENT: All Facilities as per MCI norms

COMMUNITY MEDICINE TEACHING PLAN
SUBJECT CURRICULUM

Subject of Community Medicine will be covered in phase I, II & III.
Phase I (I & II semester):
Detailed curriculum will include 40 hours of lectures, demonstrations, seminars etc. together with 10 visits of two hours each.
Phase II (III & IV semesters) & Phase III (VI & VII semesters)
• 184 hours of teaching including two 4 weeks community posting of 3 hours each (144 hours) and 40 hours of teaching including lectures – once a week in III & IV semesters respectively.
• Another 152 hours teaching including one 4 weeks community posting of 3 hours each (72 hours) and 40 hours of lectures (once a week in VI and VII semesters) and 40 hours (two hours – once a week practical) in VI semesters.

Hence total teaching in Community Medicine is of 396 hours

Clinical postings of three hours duration daily in Community Medicine

Subjects 3rd Sem (Wks) II/I 4th Sem (Wks) II/II 5th Sem (Wks) 6th Sem (Wks) III/I 7th Sem (Wks) 8th Sem (Wks) 9th Sem (Wks) Total (Wks) (Wks)
Community Medicine 4 4th Sem (Wks) II/II 4 - 4 - - 12


EXAMINATION PATTERN Essentialities for qualifying to appear in professional examinations
The performance in essential components of training are to be assessed, based on:
(1) ATTENDANCE 75% of attendance in a subject for appearing in the examination is compulsory provided he/she has 80% attendance in non lecture teaching. i.e. seminars, group discussions, tutorials, demonstrations, practical, Hospital (Tertiary, Secondary, Primary) postings and bed side clinics, etc.
(2) Internal Assessment:

  1. It shall be based on day to day assessment, evaluation of student assignment, preparation for seminar, clinical case presentation etc.
  2. Regular periodical examinations shall be conducted throughout the course.
  3. Day to day records will be given importance during internal assessment
  4. Weightage for the internal assessment shall be 20% of the total marks
  5. Student must secure at least 35% marks of the total marks fixed for internal assessment in order to be eligible to appear in final university examination.

Note Internal assessment shall relate to different ways in which student’s participation in learning participation in learning process during semesters in evaluated. Some examples are as follows:
  1. Preparation of subject for student’s seminar.
  2. Preparation of a clinical case for discussion.
  3. Clinical case study/problem solving exercise.
  4. Participation in Project for health care in the community (planning stage to evaluation).
  5. Proficiency in carrying out a practical or a skill in small research project.
  6. Multiple choice questions (MCQ) test after completion of a system/teaching. Each item tested shall be objectively assessed and recorded. Some of the items can be assigned as Home work/Vacation work.

(3) UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS:
It will be conducted in the Seventh Semester of Phase III, along with subjects of Ophthalmology and, Otorhinolaryngology. It will be conducted in theory and practical Theory papers will be prepared by the examiners. Nature of questions will be short answer type/objective type and marks for each part indicated separately.
Practical/ clinical will be conducted in the laboratories or hospital wards. Objective will be assess proficiency in skills, conduct of experiment, interpretation of data and logical conclusion. Clinical cases should preferably include common diseases not esoteric syndromes or rare disorders. Emphasis should be on candidate’s capability in eliciting physical signs and their interpretation.
Viva/oral includes evaluation of management approach and handling of emergencies. Candidate’s skill in interpretation of common investigative data, x-rays, identification of specimens, ECG, etc. also is to be evaluated.
The examinations are to be designed with a view to ascertain whether the candidate has acquired the necessary for knowledge, minimum skills along with clear concepts of the fundamentals which are necessary for him to carry out his professional day to day work competently. Evaluation will be carried out on an objective basis.
Question papers should preferably be of short structure/objective type.
There shall be one main examination in a year and a supplementary to be held not later than 6 months after the publication of its results. Universities Examinations shall be held as under
(Includes problem solving, applied aspects of management at primary level including essential drugs, occupational (agro based) diseases, rehabilitation and social aspects of community).

  • Oral (Viva) 10 marks
  • Practical/Project evaluation 30 marks
  • Internal assessment 40 marks, (Theory -20; Practical-20)
  • Total 200 marks
Pass: A candidate must obtain 50% in aggregate with a minimum of 50% in Theory including orals and minimum of 50% in practical

Details of subject to be covered:
  • History of Public Health in global and Indian contexts, evolution of health care,
  • Concept of health and diseases, disease and health profile of developed & developing countries, Levels of prevention and modes of interventions
  • Epidemiology both general and systemic covering various communicable and non communicable diseases especially those which are of importance in Indian context,
  • Concept of screening and its practical applications,
  • Various national health programs of India,
  • Biostatistics, vital statistics, demography,
  • Nutrition its role in health
  • Social sciences in health and diseases, family its functions and role in health & disease, cultural factors influencing health
  • Physical Environment and health
  • Hospital waste management
  • Occupational health for both organized and unorganized industries, related legislations
  • Reproductive and child health – Preventive & Social Pediatrics, Social Obstetrics, Family Planning and related legislations,
  • Genetic diseases especially of public health importance, prevention of their transmission
  • Mental health
  • Communication and Health education
  • Health planning and management, public health administration,
  • 1Concept & evolution of health care of community
  • International agencies in Health sector

Staff Information

 NameDesignation 
1 Dr. P.B. VermaProfessor & Head View
Name : Dr. P.B. Verma
Mobile : 09825577879
Email ID : drpbverma@gmail.com
Blood Group : O+ve
Designation : Professor & Head
Department : PreventiveAndSocialMedicine
Qualification : M.B.B.S, M.D (Community Medicine)
UG : G-18422
PG :
Date Of Joining This College : 09/03/2013
Teaching Expereince (Total) : 29 years, 7 months
Extra Details 1 :
Extra Details 2 :
Publication Details:
  1. Outbreak of Cholera in Berasia Block of Bhopal district of Madhya Pradesh. J.Com.Dis., 21 (2): 123-128, 1989
  2. Knowledge, Attitude & Practice (KAP) of tobacco consumption among college students of Bhavnagar city of Gujarat. Indian Journal of Community Medicine, Vol. 30, No. 1 Jan-March 2005, 39-40
  3. Changing prevalence of IDD in Bhavnagar district of Gujarat, IJCM, Vol. 31, No. 3, Pp. 194-195. 
  4. Correlates of severe disease in patients admitted with 2009 Pandemic Influenza A (H1N1) infection in Saurashtra Region India. Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine Vol. 14(3) July-September 2010
  5. Goitre prevalence and progress over the last decade towards iodine deficiency elimination in Kutch district, Gujarat, India. Journal of Pediatric Sciences 2010;2:e13
  6. Hospitalizations associated with 2009 influenza A (H1N1) and seasonal influenza in Saurashtra region, India Journal of Infection in Developing Countries. 2010; 4(12):834-841.
  7. Pediatric hospitalization for 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) in Saurashtra region, India. Journal of Pediatric Sciences 2010
  8. Iodine Deficiency Disorders in 6-12 Years Old Rural Primary School Children in Kutch District, Gujarat. Indian Pediatrics Volume  48, June 17, 2011
  9. Reproductive Health Awareness and Behavior of Adolescent Girls of Bhavnagar (Gujarat) IJPSM Vo. 42(1), 2011
  10. Epidemiological & Clinical features among patients hospitalized in Saurashtra region with 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1), September 2009 to February 2011 (two waves). Indian Journal of Preventive & Social Medicine
  11. Gynecological morbidities in women of reproductive age group in urban slums of Bhavnagar city. NJCM Vo. 10 (10), 2011 Volume 3(4), Oct – Dec 2012
  12. Clinical and epidemiological features among hospitalized patients of pandemic influenza A (H1N1) in Saurashtra region, India: A two wave comparison International Journal of Health & Allied Sciences Volume 1(3) July-September 2012
Attended Conferences / Workshops etc. :
  1. Received two weeks training organized for Medical teachers by N.T.T.C. at P.G.I.M.E.R., Chandigarh.
  2. Received trainers training in AIDS organized by Gujarat AIDS control society
  3. Received IMNCI Training of Trainers at Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi
  4. Received training of IDSP (Integrated Disease Surveillance Project) at NICD, New Delhi.
  5. Received training on Data-validation organized by Unicef – Gujarat at Saputara, Dist. Dang, Gujarat
  6. Received Epi-Info training at SIHFW, Ahmedabad.
  7. Received training of “Writing Research Paper” organized by CORT, Baroda.
  8. Received “Training of Trainers” (TOT) for Syndromic management of STI/RTI  organized by GSACS.
  9. Attended “Scientific paper writing workshop” organized by NIHFW  at NIRRH, Mumbai.
  10. Attended MET Basic course & Orientation Workshops at Pramukhswamy Medical College, Karamsad.
  11. Attended dissemination seminar of project “Research Cell need in Medical Colleges” at IIPH, Gandhinagar

Achievements :
  1. Received WHO Fellowship in “Healthcare Financing” at Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok.
  2. Received National Merit Scholarship of Government of India from 1975 to 1982.
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2 Dr. Bhavesh ModiAssociate Professor View
Name : Dr. Bhavesh Modi
Mobile : 9426233639
Email ID : bhavmod@yahoo.com
Blood Group : O+ve
Designation : Associate Professor
Department : PreventiveAndSocialMedicine
Qualification : M.B.B.S, M.D (Community Medicine), PGDHHM, MPH, MBA
UG : G-32681
PG : G-14462
Date Of Joining This College : 01/03/2014
Teaching Expereince (Total) : 11 Years
Extra Details 1 :
Extra Details 2 :
Publication Details:
National:
  1. Evaluation of Isoniazid Preventive Therapy Policy. National Journal of Community Medicine, 2012
  2. Source of latest anti-TB treatment amongst re-treatment TB cases registered under RNTCP in Gujarat. National Journal of Community Medicine, 2011
  3. Proficiency Panel Testing as an assessment tool in External Quality Assessment system for sputum smear microscopy services in Gujarat, India Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 2011
  4. KAP regarding Micronutrient in Secondary school students of Tribal Area in Gujarat, National Journal of Community Medicine,2010
  5. A study on prevalence of chewing form of tobacco and existing quitting patterns in urban population of Jamnagar, Gujarat’, Indian Journal of Community Medicine, 2010

International :
  1. Situation analysis of malaria in Ahmedabad city, INDIA, International Journal of Scientific Research, 2013
  2. Evaluation of tobacco cessation intervention for national tuberculosis control programme at Vadodara, Gujarat, INDIA, International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 2012
  3. Impact evaluation of smoke-free mass media campaign on knowledge, attitude and behavior of the target audience in India, International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 2012
  4. Impact of TB-HIV collaborative activities on case fatality of HIV infected TB patients registered under the TB programme in Gujarat, INDIA,  International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 2012
  5. A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of India’s 2008 Prohibition of Smoking in Public Places in Gujarat, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health,2011

Attended Conferences / Workshops etc. :
Achievements :

Editorial Board:


  1. Journal for Research in Medical and Dental Science (International Journal) 
  2. Healthline Journal of Indian Association of Preventive and Social Medicine – Gujarat Chapter 


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3 Dr. Mihir G GoswamiAssociate Professor View
Name : Dr. Mihir G Goswami
Mobile : 9924301414
Email ID : drmihir23@yahoo.co.in
Blood Group : AB+ve
Designation : Associate Professor
Department : PreventiveAndSocialMedicine
Qualification : M.B.B.S, M.D (Community Medicine)
UG : G-26014
PG : G-11941
Date Of Joining This College : 01/09/2012
Teaching Expereince (Total) : 12 Years
Extra Details 1 :
Extra Details 2 :
Publication Details:

  1. Socio-Demographic and Morbidity Profile of Slum Area in Ahmedabad, India National  journal of Community Medicine, December 2010
  2. Needle stick and Sharp Instruments Injuries among Health Care Providers at Cardiology Institute, Ahmedabad ,National  journal of Community Medicine, December 2010
  3. Needs and Experiences in Assessing Health in Sabarkantha District Indian Medical Gazette, January 2011
  4. Combined  use of metoclopramide and glycopyrrolate as a prophylactic  antiemetic in elective cesarean section under spinal anesthesia  National  journal of Community Medicine  2011,  Vol 2, issue 2
  5. General anaesthesia control mode versus local anaesthesia with intravenous sedation for day care laparoscopic tubal ligation National  journal of Community Medicine 2011,  Vol 2, issue 1
  6. Use of Chiba Needle in Epidural Anesthesia: A Combined Spinal Epidural Anesthesia Technique ,National  journal of Community Medicine 2011,  Vol 2, issue 1
  7. Evaluation of Intravenous Propofol Anesthesia and  National  journal of Community Medicine , 2011,  Vol 2, issue 2
  8. Availability of services and Facilities at Primary Health Centres in Ahmedabad district, Gujarat, National  journal of Community, June 2010
  9. Hospital Facilities in Sabarkantha District, Gujarat,Indian journal of Community Medicine  APR-JUN 2005<span lang="EN-IN" style="line-height: 115%;"
  10. Documentation of Some of the Risk Factors Coronary Artery Disease Among Adults Attending Health Camps in Rural Ahmedabad Indian Journal for the Practicing Doctor

Attended Conferences / Workshops etc. :
Achievements :
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4 Dr. Mallika V. ChavadaAssistant Professor View
Name : Dr. Mallika V. Chavada
Mobile :
Email ID : mallikachavada@gmail.com
Blood Group : A+ve
Designation : Assistant Professor
Department : PreventiveAndSocialMedicine
Qualification : M.B.B.S, M.D (Community Medicine)
UG : G-36411
PG : G-16331
Date Of Joining This College : 20/01/2011
Teaching Expereince (Total) : 6 years and 6 months
Extra Details 1 :
Extra Details 2 :
Publication Details:
  1. Effect of socio-cultural factors on the preference for the sex of children by women in ahmedabad district
  2. Knowledge, attitude and practice (kap) regarding sex determination among married women – a comparative study between urban and rural area
  3. An investigation on measles out break in navagam village of surendranagar district of gujarat, india in 2008
Attended Conferences / Workshops etc. :
  1. Basic workshop in Medical  Education Technologies
  2. Non communicable diseases , Challenges and approach in the present context
  3. XVII annual conference of IAPSM- Gujarat  Chapter
  4. Monitoring of Iodine deficiency in Gujarat 
  5. Child health: Facts, Trends, and Challenges 
  6. HIV /AIDS Prevention and Treatment awareness
  7. Development and pilot testing of course on outbreak investigation for resident of community medicine 
  8. Integrated management of neonatal and childhood illness
  9. Fluorosis prevention and control programme
  10. XV annual conference of IAPSM-Gujarat Chapter
  11. Research methodology and application of biostatistics in health sciences  
  12. Climate change and human vulnerability to vector borne diseases
  13. Save the girl child

Achievements :
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5 Dr. Bipin PrajapatiAssistant Professor View
Name : Dr. Bipin Prajapati
Mobile : 9904384100
Email ID : prajapatibipinj@yahoomail.com
Blood Group : A+ve
Designation : Assistant Professor
Department : PreventiveAndSocialMedicine
Qualification : M.B.B.S, M.D (Community Medicine)
UG : G-39051
PG : G-17151
Date Of Joining This College : 16/10/2012
Teaching Expereince (Total) : 5 years 4 months
Extra Details 1 :
Extra Details 2 :
Publication Details:
  1. Epidemiological Profile of Acute Respiratory Infections (ARI) in Under Five Age Group of Children in Urban and Rural Communities of Ahmedabad District, Gujarat. International Journal of Medical Science and Public Health International Journal of Medical Science and Public Health 2012 | Vol 1 | Issue 2
  2. A Study  to  Assess  The  Availability of  Basic Facilities  For Inmates  In  Geriatric Home Ahmedabad, India. National Journal of Community Medicine, Volume 3¦Issue 3¦July – Sept 2012
  3. A Study  of  Health  Profile  Of Residents of Geriatric Home in Ahmedabad.  National Journal of Community Medicine, Vol 2 Issue 3 Oct-Dec 2011
  4. A Study  on  Availability of  Basic Civic Facilities  For Inmates  in Urban  Slum Area of  Bhuj, Gujarat, India. National Journal of Community Medicine, Vol 2 Issue 3 Oct-Dec 2011
  5. Knowledge, Attitude and Practices of Mothers Regarding Acute Respiratory Infection (ARI) In Urban And Rural Communities Of Ahmedabad District, Gujarat. National Journal of Integrated Research  Medicine (NJIRM 2012; Vol. 3(2), April-June

Attended Conferences / Workshops etc. :
  1. XTH State  Conference of  IAPSM (Gujarat   Chapter) at  Ahmedabad in the year 2008
  2. XIITH State  Conference of  IAPSM (Gujarat   Chapter) at  Surendranagar in the year 2009
  3. National Conference OF IAPSM at - JIPMER Puducherry 2008
  4. Basic workshop in Medical  Education Technologies
Achievements :
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6 Dr. Pranay JadavAssistant Professor View
Name : Dr. Pranay Jadav
Mobile : 9601455821
Email ID : dr.pranay298@gmail.com
Blood Group : AB+Ve
Designation : Assistant Professor
Department : PreventiveAndSocialMedicine
Qualification : M.B.B.S, M.D (Community Medicine)
UG : G-38508
PG : G-20137
Date Of Joining This College : 14/12/2013
Teaching Expereince (Total) : 7 Months
Extra Details 1 :
Extra Details 2 :
Publication Details:
National :
  1. Dietary and Lifestyle pattern in relation to overweight and obesity among the medical and nursing students. Indian Journal of Research and Reports in Medical Science 2012; 2(3):9-12
  2. Variation in Thyroid Hormones Level Among people of Different Age, Gender and Seasons, Piparia, Gujarat. National Journal of Medical Research 2011; 1(2):57-59

International :
  1. Changes in Serum Calcium and magnesium level in Preeclamptic vs. Normal Pregnancy. International Journal of Biomedical and Advance Research 2012; 03(06):511-13
  2. Maternal outcome in relation to Biochemical parameters in Hypertensive disorders in Pregnancy. IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences 2014;13 (2):18-22
Attended Conferences / Workshops etc. :
  1. IAPSMCON 2012 workshop & conference at Dr. Rajendra Prasad Government Medical Collage, Kangda, Himachal Pradesh, India: - 27/02/2012 to 29/02/2012.
  2. Basic Workshop on Medical Education Technology, Smt. NHL Municipal Medical College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India: - 24/09/2013 to 26/09/2013.
  3. Joint annual conference of IAPSM-GC (21st) & IPHA-GC (3rd) at Government Medical College, Bhavnagar, Gujarat, India: - 10/01/2014 to 11/01/2014.
Achievements :
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7 Dr. Bhautik ModiAssistant Professor View
Name : Dr. Bhautik Modi
Mobile : 9725038456
Email ID : dr_bhautikmodi@yahoo.co.in
Blood Group : B+ve
Designation : Assistant Professor
Department : PreventiveAndSocialMedicine
Qualification : M.B.B.S, M.D (Community Medicine)
UG : G-41179
PG : G-19744
Date Of Joining This College : 14/12/2013
Teaching Expereince (Total) : 6 Months
Extra Details 1 :
Extra Details 2 :
Publication Details:
National :

  1. Clinico-Epidemiological Correlates of Hospitalized H1N1 Pneumonitis Cases in A Teaching Hospital of Western India During 2009-2010 Pandemic. National Journal of Medical Reaserch 2012;2(2):218-22
  2. Choice Of Operative Technique For Emergency Cases Of Sigmoid Volvulus In A Tertiary Care Hospital Of Gujarat. National Journal of Medical Reaserch 2012;2(2):226-28
  3. Bio-Medical Waste Handling Practices in Urban Health Centres of Surat Municipal Corporation. National Journal of Community Medicine 2012;3(1):164-167
  4. Distribution of Vitamin B12 Level According To Socio-Demographic Characteristics in Patients of Dhiraj General Hospital, Pipariya, Gujarat. National Journal of Medical Reaserch 2011;1(2):54-56
  5. Variation in Thyroid Hormones Level Among People of Different Age, Gender and Seasons, Piparia, Gujarat. National Journal of Medical Reaserch 2011;1(2):57-59
  6. Evaluation of Pre-Test and Post-Test Knowledge Questionnaire After Intensive ICTC Team Training Among Health Care Workers. National Journal of Community Medicine 2011; 2(1):161-162
  7. A Profile of Knowledge And Sexual Behaviours Among Textile Workers in Context of HIV and AIDS in Surat City. National Journal of Community Medicine 2010; 1(2):97-99
  8. Awareness About Vaccine Vial Monitor At Pulse Polio Booths. National Journal of Community Medicine 2010; 1(2):172-173

International :

  1. A Profile of Patients Registered at Anti Retroviral Therapy (ART) Centre at Surat Municipal Institute of Medical Education & Research (SMIMER) in Surat City, Gujarat, India. SAARC Journal of Tuberculosis, Lung Disease And HIV/AIDS 2011;VIII(2):11-16
  2. Profile of Clients Tested Hiv Positive in A Voluntary Counseling And Testing Center in Government Medical College Surat, Gujarat, India. International Journal of Pharmacy and Biological Sciences 2012; 2(2):232-36
Attended Conferences / Workshops etc. :
  1. Fogarty International Research Training Workshop on “Publication Strategies and Role of Systemic Reviews & Meta-analysis in Healthcare” organised jointly by University of South Florida (USF Health) and Department of Community Medicine, G. M. C., Surat, on 8th to 10th April, 2013
  2. “WHO Fellowship Training in Biostatistics & Data Management” from 1st – 14th December, 2011 at AFMC, Pune
  3. Workshop on “ Study Design Options in Epidemiological Research” from 26th – 30th September, 2011 at MGIMS, Sewagram, Wardha
  4. “Training Course on Public Health Nutrition” from 6th – 10th December, 2010 at NIHFW, New Delhi
  5. “Training Course in Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme” on 14th October, 2010, at SMIMER, Surat
Achievements :
  1. Awarded first prize in Paper Poster Presentation category in the Joint Annual Conference of Indian Association of Preventive and Social Medicine - Gujarat Chapter (19th) & Indian Public Health Association - Gujarat Chapter (1st), organized by the Indian Institute of Public Health - Gandhinagar held on 17th March 2012 at Ahmedabad. Title of Poster presentation: ‘Bio-Medical Waste Handling Practices in Urban Health Centres of Surat Municipal Corporation’
  2. Awarded with NACO Research Fellowship, 2011 for the dissertation titled - Variables Associated With Non-adherence to Anti-Retro Viral Therapy in Surat City, A Case Control Study
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8 Dr. Jagruti PrajapatiAssistant Professor View
Name : Dr. Jagruti Prajapati
Mobile :
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Blood Group :
Designation : Assistant Professor
Department : PreventiveAndSocialMedicine
Qualification :
UG :
PG :
Date Of Joining This College :
Teaching Expereince (Total) :
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9 Dr. Gaurav DesaiAssistant Professor View
Name : Dr. Gaurav Desai
Mobile : 9409564222
Email ID : dr_gauravdesai@yahoo.co.in
Blood Group : A+ve
Designation : Assistant Professor
Department : PreventiveAndSocialMedicine
Qualification : M.B.B.S, M.D (Community Medicine)
UG : G-42548
PG : G-20083
Date Of Joining This College : 19/12/2013
Teaching Expereince (Total) : 3 Years
Extra Details 1 :
Extra Details 2 :
Publication Details:
  1. State :
    Changing Role of Anganwadi Workers in Vadodara District. Healthline. 2012; 3 (1): 41-44.
  2. National :
    Study the Quality of Drinking Water and associated Morbidity in villages of Waghodiya Primary Health Centre, Vadodara, Gujarat. J Environ Science & Engg. 2012; 3(54):416-419.
    Assessment of Knowledge and Practices of First Aid among the School Teachers of Vadodara City. IJRRMS. 2013; 3(4): 21-23.
    International :
    Stress among unorganized sector in Vadodara city. Int J Res Dev Health. 2013; 1(4):183-90.
    Attitude and Practice of Psychiatric Disorders among General Practitioners in Vadodara City, Gujarat, India. Int J of Health Science & Research. 2013; 3(11): 86-91.
    Knowledge and Practice of General Practitioners regarding Psychiatric Disorders in Vadodara city.Int J Research Commerce & Manag. 2013; 3(10):16-18.
    Situation analysis of sex ratio in Gujarat and India. Int J Health Science Research. 2014; 4(1):53-58.
    Profile of patients attending a general practitioner’s clinic in Vadodara city, Gujarat. Int J Health Science Research. 2014; 4(2):12-15.
Attended Conferences / Workshops etc. :
  1. Workshop at Baroda on Epi-info:- 16/10/2010 to 17/10/2010.
    IAPSM-GC 2011 workshop & conference at Pramukhswami Medical Collage, Karamsad:- 21/11/2010 to 22/11/2010.
    VOISHCONE 2011 workshop & conference on Occupational Health at GIFC, Vadodara:- 17/02/2011 to 19/02/2011.
    IAPSMCONE 2012 workshop & conference at Dr. Rajendra Prasad Government Medical Collage, Kangda, Himachal Pradesh, India:- 27/02/2012 to 29/02/2012.
    Joint annual conference of IAPSM-GC (19th) & IPHA-GC (1st) at Thaltej, Ahmedabad:- 17/03/2012.
    Basic Workshop on Medical Education Technology, Gujarat Adani Institute of Medical Science, Bhuj:- 11/11/2013 to 13/11/2013.
    Joint annual conference of IAPSM-GC (21st) & IPHA-GC (3rd) at Government Medical College, Bhavnagar:- 10/01/2014 to 11/01/2014.
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10 Dr. Sonal DayamaTutor View
Name : Dr. Sonal Dayama
Mobile : 9998611389
Email ID : sonaldayama@gmail.com
Blood Group : A+Ve
Designation : Tutor
Department : PreventiveAndSocialMedicine
Qualification : M.B.B.S, M.D (Community Medicine)
UG : G-41238
PG : G-19841
Date Of Joining This College : 08/02/2014
Teaching Expereince (Total) : 1 YEAR, 8 MONTHS
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State :
  1. A qualitative approach to various factors affecting health of Seasonal Migrants. Dayama Sonal, Kosambiya J. K., Kantharia S. Healthline. Vol 3( 2) :27-31. 2012. ISSN: 2229-337X. 

National :
  1. Survival probabilities of paediatric patients registered in art centre at new civil hospital, Surat .Sridhar P Ryavanki, Jayendrakumar K Kosambiya, Sonal O Dayama, Alap Mehta, Nitin Solanki, Sangita S Trivedi. National Journal of Community Medicine. 2013; 4(1) : 4-9.ISSN: 0976-3325
  2. General Profile and Survival Probabilities of HIV Patients Registered at Anti Retroviral Therapy (ART) Centre, New Civil Hospital, Surat, Gujarat,. Sridhar P Ryavanki, J K Kosambiya, Alap Mehta, Sonal Dayama, Nitin Solanki, S L Kantharia. National Journal of Community Medicine. 2013;4(2):201-207. ISSN: 0976-332 

International :
  1. A study of correlation between exercise, body mass index and heart rate. Chetna H. Patel, Vishal R. Mishra, Shobha S. Naik, Sonal Dayama, Jayendrasinh M.Jadeja. International journal of basic and applied physiology. Vol 1(1) : 91 -95 .2012.ISSN :2320-172X 

Attended Conferences / Workshops etc. :
  1. Workshop on “Building skills in research methods for medical and health care professionals” 
  2. International Workshop on “Medical Response to Mass Casuality Management and Meta Leadership Summit” , Medical College, Vadodara Harvard University and University of South Florida, USA , Oct. 2010
  3. Pre Conference Workshop on “Building a career in public health management and research” , Pramukhswami Medical College, Karamsad, Jan 2011.
  4. Workshop on “Epi-info” , Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sevagram , Jan 2011.
  5. Training of NVDCP & New Malaria Guidelines 2010 , Department of Community Medicine,GMC,Surat , March 2011.
  6. Short course on Logistic regression and survival analysis , Biostatistics Resource and Training Centre, Christian Medical College, Vellore , May 2011
  7. Adolescent HIV/AIDS Research Training workshop on “Matching questions to Study Design” University of South Florida & Dept of PSM, GMC, Surat , Jan 2011
  8. Pre Conference Workshop on “Cost Effective Analysis” , 39th Annual IAPSM Conference, Tanda, Himachal Pradesh. February 2012 
  9. HIV/AIDS Counselling Skills Training, CORT, Vadodara, Sept. 2011
  10. IMNCI and F-IMNCI Training, Dept. of PSM, Govt.Medical College ,Surat. July 2012. 
  11. Publication Strategies & Role of Systemic Reviews & Meta-analysis in Health Care, University of South Florida & Dept. of PSM , GMC,Surat , April 2013 
  12. Adolescent Health:Foundation for Future(CME), Dept. of PSM, Govt.Medical College ,Surat. Sept 2013. 
  13. Advanced Research Methodology,University of South Florida & Dept. of PSM , GMC,Surat, Oct,2013
Achievements : H.M. Patel Memorial “Young Scientist Award” for the best scientific paper presented at the XVIII annual conference of the Indian Association of Preventive and Social Medicine, Gujarat Chapter
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11 Dr. Chiranjeev D. VaghelaTutor View
Name : Dr. Chiranjeev D. Vaghela
Mobile : 7698008815
Email ID : dr.chiranjeev1913@gmail.com
Blood Group : B+ve
Designation : Tutor
Department : PreventiveAndSocialMedicine
Qualification : M.B.B.S
UG : G-41748
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Date Of Joining This College : 13/12/2010
Teaching Expereince (Total) : 2 Years
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