1. About Dept

Department of Preventive & Social Medicine at Medical College Baroda is one of the first departments to be established in the country under the able guidance of Dr. A. K. Niyogi, the then Director of Health Services of the combined state of Bruhad Mumbai (Maharashtra and Gujarat) who headed the department from 1955 to 1971. The national level Association of PSM and Indian Association of Occupational Health and many other activities originated from this department, Curative and Preventive General Practice unit of the hospital for the training of interns being one more such unique model. The alumni of this department are serving in distinguished positions in India and abroad.

PG Intake Capacity  - Total 08

M.D PSM                 – 08 seats


2. Current Staff

1. Teaching

Sr NAME Designation MOB. NO E-MAIL
1 Dr. Sangita Patel Associate Professor & Head 9825552478
2 Dr. Bhavesh Shroff Assistant Professor 9725518516
3 Dr. Rahul Parmar Assistant Professor 9825465472
4 Dr. Bharati Makwana Assistant Professor 9426245989
5 Dr. Vikas Doshi Assistant Professor 9925304671
6 Dr. Raman Damor Assistant Professor 9978908064
7 Dr. Preeti Panchal Assistant Professor 9925471571
8 Dr. Pritesh Patel Assistant Professor 9998538084
9 Dr. Bansari Chavda Assistant Professor 9724304405
10 Dr. Prerna Agarwal Tutor 9427346572
11 Dr. Kalpita Shringarpure Tutor 9824673141
12 Dr. Niyati Parmar Tutor 9687625204
13 Dr. Ajaysinh Parmar Tutor 9601297307
14 Dr. Chetan Popat Tutor 9978760117
15 Dr. Amit Ganasva Tutor 9427349717


Non-teaching staff:

Sr. No. Name Designation Mobile No.
1 Rajeshree Shah Social Worker 9898243733
2 Veena Patel Social Worker 9924893099
3 Samir Parmar Social Worker 9426376848
4 Purvi Joshi Laboratory Technician 9429052008
5 Neeta Shinde Public Health Nurse 9879758225
6 Preeti Maheta Public Health Nurse 9898243733
7 Pallavi Parmar Staff nurse 8743806960
8 Khushbu Patel Staff nurse 8849868959
9 Sohama Vhora Staff nurse 9601904313
10 Archana Sagar Clerk 9571220760
11 Varun Darji Clerk 8401046885
12 Chandrakant R Solanki Clerk/Storekeeper 9726763572
13 Harivadan A Valand Peon 9998248928
14 Mahesh Panchal Peon 9925130616
15 Chhitu Vasava Driver 9974130818


(3) Courses offered

MD (PSM), (Doctorate in Medicine)
D.P.H. (Diploma in Public Health)

The department currently enrolls 6 MD and 4 DPH students per year. One candidate has registered for PhD in the current year

Besides, faculty staff visits number of other prestigious courses as visiting faculty and as advisors or consultants to Municipal Corporation and the State Government as well as National Polio Surveillance Programme.

The Department is a centre for imparting training of F-IMNCI for doctors and paramedical staff.


4) Publications

1. Murugadoss M, Shringarpure K, Karthickeyan DSA, Nair CK, Nayanar SK, Venugopal V, Selvaraj K, Rathi P, Metha KG, Deenathayalan V, Chellaiya GK, Clinical and equipment-related factors associated with the adequate peripheral blood stem cell collection in autologous transplant at a tertiary cancer center in Kerala - A retrospective cohort study, Transfusion and Apheresis Science (2019).


2. Bariya BR, Parmar RJ, Mazumdar VS, Desai NB. Assessment of patients’ understanding of the use of dispensed medications at a tertiary care hospital of central Gujarat. Int J Med Sci Public Health 2019;8 (Online First). DOI: 10.5455/ijmsph.2019.0616404062019

3. Rathi P, Shringarpure KS, Unnikrishnan B, Pandey A, Nair A. Patient treatment pathways of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis cases in coastal South India: Road to a drug resistant tuberculosis center. F1000 Research. April 2019. DOI: 10.12688/f1000research.17743.1

4. Panchal PP, Shringarpure KS, Damor JR, Mazumdar VS. Prevalence of sexually transmitted infections among men having sex with men of urban Vadodara. Int J Community Med Public Health 2019;6:1722-7.

5. Davara K, Pandya C, Chavda P, Solanki D, Mehta K, ShringarpureK.Feeding Practices by Mothers Having Children Under 6 Months of Age – A Community Based Study in Urban Slum Areas of Vadodara City. Natl J Community Med 2019;10(2):86-90.

6. Thavarool SB, Muttath G, Nayanar S, Duraisamy K, Bhat P, Shringarpure K, et al. Improved survival among oral cancer patients: findings from a retrospective study at a tertiary care cancer centre in rural Kerala, India. World J SurgOncol. 2019 Jan;17(1):15.

7. Reddy G, Rathi P, Unnikrishnan B, Kamath S, Shringarpure K. Are other feasible options available for screening of risk assessment of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women at community level in Southern Coastal India.Int J Community Med Public Health 2019;6

8. Goswami FJ, Srilakshmi HP, Gidwani RK, Patel R, Shringarpure KS. Diagnostic Utility of Cell Block Preparation with Conventional Cytological Smears. A Cross Sectional Study. APALM 2018. 6(1):A 18-23

9. Velavan A, Purty AJ, Shringarpure K, Sagili KD, Mishra AK, Selvaraj K, et al. Tuberculosis retreatment outcomes and associated factors: a mixed-methods study from Puducherry, India. Public Health Action. 2018;I(4):187–93

10. Pathak N, Shukla D, Shringarpure K, et al. Effect of total surgical time on patient’s complaint of mouth opening after transalveolar removal of impacted mandibular wisdom teeth- a randomised, controlled, clinical trial. J. Evolution Med. Dent. Sci. 2018;7(48):5197-5202, DOI: 10.14260/jemds/2018/1153

11. Brahme KM, Parmar MC, Haldar I, Shringarpure KS, Singh AN. Thyroid Dysfunction in Diabetes Mellitus: A Cross-Sectional Study from a Western State in India. Saudi J. Med., Aug 2018. 3(8): 442-447

12. Sagili KD, Muniyandi M, Nilgiriwala KS, Shringarpure KS, Satyanarayana S, Kirubakaran R, et al. (2018) Cost-effectiveness of GeneXpert and LED-FM for diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis: Asystematic review. PLoS ONE 13(10): e0205233.

13. Shringarpure KS, Brahme K. Biowarfare: Where do we stand?.Int J Community Med Public Health 2018;5:4637-40

14. Shewade HD, Shringarpure KS, Parmar M, Patel N, Kuriya S, Shihora S, et al. Delay and attrition before treatment initiation among MDR-TB patients in five districts of Gujarat, India. Public Health Action 2018;8:59–65. doi:10.5588/pha.18.0003.

15. Patel AS, Taviad PP, Damor RD. An Outbreak Investigation of Jaundice Cases in Vadodara District. Natl J Community Med 2018; 9(5): 340-345

16. Patel AS, Damor RD. A cross section study on tobacco consumption practice in school going adolescent male of Jamnagar city, Gujarat, India. Int J Community Med Public Health 2018;5:933-8.

17. Devaliya JJ, Niti TJ, Bansari C. Knowledge , Attitude and Practice of Universal Precautions : A Com- parative Study between Urban and Rural Health Care Settings. Natl J Community Med. 2018;8(12):37–41.

18. Patel SV, Nimavat KB, Patel AB, Mehta KG, Shringarpure K, Shukla LK. Sputum smear and culture conversion in multidrug resistance tuberculosis patients in seven districts of central Gujarat, India: A longitudinal study. Indian J Community Med 2018;43:117-9

19. Misra S., Shringarpure KS, Chavda P., Solanki DM. Malaria Chapters (Chapter 1,2,3) 2018

20. Thakkar P, Shringarpure KS, Gupte S, Agrawal A. Medical Research and Ethics – Revisited. Indian J Child Health. 2018; 5(3):151-156.

21. Karuna DS, Satyanarayana S, Chadha SS, Wilson NC, Kumar AMV, Moonan PK, Oeltmann JE, Chadha VK, Nagaraja SB, Ghosh S, Lo TQ, Volkmann T, Willis M, Shringarpure KS, Reddy RC, Prahlad Kumar, Nair SA, Rao R, Yassin M, Mwangala P, Zachariah R, Tonsing J, Harries AD, Khaparde S. Operational research within a Global Fund supported tuberculosis project in India: why, how and its contribution towards change in policy and practice, Global Health Action 2018. 11(1), 1445467, DOI: 10.1080/16549716.2018.1445467

22. Kedar Mehta, Ajay M. V. Kumar, Sudhir Chawla, ParagkumarChavda, KalaiselviSelvaraj, Kalpita S. Shringarpure, Dipak M. Solanki, Pramod B. Verma& B. B. Rewari. ‘M-TRACK’ (mobile phone reminders and electronic tracking tool) cuts the risk of pre-treatment loss to follow-up by 80% among people living with HIV under programme settings: a mixed-methods study from Gujarat, India, Global Health Action. 2018; 11(1), 1438239, DOI: 10.1080/16549716.2018.1438239.

23. Shroff B.D., Ninama N.H. A Call for Eminence Obstetrics Care by Way of “Neonatal Near Miss” Events (NNM): A Hospital-Based Case–Control Study. J ObstetGynecol India (2018). Online first

24. Thakkar P, Yagnik K, Parmar NT, Das RR, Thakkar UP. Observer Variability in Head Circumference Measurement Using Routine Versus Non-Stretchable Tapes in Children. J Nepal PaediatrSoc 2017;37(3):238-243. doi:

25. Misra S, Hasnain M. Integrated learning for undergraduate medical students. Medical Education. Sept 2017;51(11).

26. Devaliya JJ, Chawada BL. A Cross-Sectional Study of Change in Sleep Pattern among First year Students of a Medical College in Western India. Indian J Forensic Community Med. 2017;4(4):270–3.

27. Chawada BL, Kosambiya JK, Chaudhari VP. Developing domains to assess understanding regarding sexually transmitted infections among sexually transmitted infection clinic attendees : A qualitative study. Indian J Community Med. 2017;42(3):151–4.

28. Chawada BL, Devaliya JJ, Kosambiya JK. “Web Based Approach” to Assess Factors Affecting Nicotine Dependency among Internet-Active Smokers. Natl J Community Med. 2017;8(10):564–7.

29. Devaliya J, Damor R, Chawada B. Knowledge, attitude and practice of infection control methods among health care workers. Int J Community Med Public Heal. 2017;4(10):3825–9.

30. Chawla S, Shringarpure KS, Modi B, Sharma R, Rewari BB, Shah AN, Verma P, Dongre AR, Kumar AMV. Why are HIV-infected people not started on antiretroviral therapy? A mixed-methods study from Gujarat, India. PHA 2017; 7(3): 183–192.

31. Zalavadiya DI, Kuriya SI, Mazumdar VS, Patel SV. Experience of anganwadi workers running VCNC under ‘MisssionBalamSukham’ in a tribal area of Gujarat, India. Int J Community Med Public Health. 2017 August; 4(8):2853-2858.

32. Gandhi AU, Patel H, Patel SV, Kadam AY, Parmar V. Cardiac Autonomic Neuropathy In Relation To Cardiovascular Reflex Tests and QTc Prolongation In Diabetes Mellitus. NJIRM . 2017 July; 8(4):68-72

33. Patel S, Khokharia R, Patel N, Shah M. Effect of Health Education on Grass root level Health Workers Regarding Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques Act (PCPNDT Act). Healthline Journal. 2017 July; 7(2):34-38.

34. Bijal S, Bhavna S, Patel SV, Paresha S. Effect of obesity on Blood Pressure, Pulse Rate and Skin fold thickness. Natl J Integr Res Med 2017; 8(3):93-97

35. Shah BM, Selot BA, Patel SV, Solanki PL. Effect of Obesity on Blood Pressure, Pulse Rate and Skin Fold Thickness. NJIRM. 2017 May; 8(3):93-97.

36. Patel S, Zalavadiya D, Patel S, Vaniya V. Morphometry of Posterior Cerebral Artery. International Journal of Anatomy, Radiology and Surgery.International Journal of Anatomy, Radiology and Surgery. 2017 Oct, Vol-6(4): AO35-AO37.

37. Shah B, Selot B, Patel SV, Patel NJ. Pulmonary function test in obese and non-obese individuals. IRPMS 2017;2(5):43-50.

38. Shah M, Karena Z, Patel SV, Parmar N, Singh PK, et al. Treatment of Vaginal Atrophy with Vaginal Estrogen Cream in Menopausal Indian Women. Oman Med J. 2017 Jan;32(1):15-19. PubMed PMID: 28042397; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5187400.

39. Khokhariya RD, Patel NJ, Patel SV, Shah M. Effect of Health Education on Grass Root Level Health Workers regarding Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act (MTP Act). Healthline Journal. 2017 January; 8(1):61-66

40. Nimesh Desai, ShobhaMisra. Focus Group Discussion with Heath Service Providers at Sub-Centers at of Vadodara District located in Western India. International Journal for Research and Studies, Feb 2017; Vol 4 : Issue 3.

41. Chawada BL, Kosambiya JK, Chaudhari VP. Developing domains to assess understanding regarding sexually transmitted infections among sexually transmitted infection clinic attendees: A qualitative study. Indian J Community Med 2017;42:151-4

42. Sesay T, Denisiuk O, Shringarpure K, Wurie BS, George P, Sesay MI, Zachariah R. Paediatric care in relation to the 2014–2015 Ebola outbreak and general reporting of deaths in Sierra Leone. PHA 2017;7(1):S34-S39.

43. Caulker VML, Mishra S, Griensven JV, Moosa A, Najjemba R, Shringarpure K, Chan AK. Life goes on: the resilience of maternal primary care during the Ebola outbreak in rural Sierra Leone. PHA 2017;7(1):S40-S46.

44. Shannon FQ, Horace-Kwemi E, Najjemba R, Owiti P, Edwards J, Shringarpure K, Bhat P, Kateh FN. Effects of the 2014 Ebola outbreak on antenatal care and delivery outcomes in Liberia: a nationwide analysis. PHA 2017; 7(S1): S88–S93.

45. Tremblay N, Musa E, Cooper C, Van den Bergh R, Owiti P, Baller A, Siafa T, Woldeyohannes D, Shringarpure K, Gasasira A. Infection prevention and control in health facilities in post-Ebola Liberia: Don’t forget the private sector! PHA 2017; 7(S1): S94–S99.

46. Selvaraj K, A. M. V. Kumar, Chawla S, Shringarpure KS, Thekkur P, Palanivel C et al. Are partners of HIV-infected people being tested for HIV? A mixed-methods research from Gujarat, India. PHA 2017; 7(1): 46–54

47. Pareshkumar A. Thakkar, PareshValia, NiyatiParmar, BakulJavadekar, Ukti P. Thakkar. Clinical profile, outcome and clinical indicators for poor prognosis in full term babies born with severe birth asphyxia: study from tertiary care hospital from western India. International Journal of Contemporary Pediatrics; 2017 Mar; 4(2):470-476.

48. Shastri M, Kansara T, Shringarpure K. Clinical profile and outcome of critically ill pregnant females with H1N1 influenza. AMJ 2016; 9(12):519–525.

49. Misra S, Shringarpure K, Chavda P, Solanki D (2016) Operational Efficiency of Urban Malaria Scheme in a District of Central Gujarat, India: An Evaluation Study. J Infect Dis Ther 4: 295. doi:10.4172/2332-0877.1000295

50. S. V. Patel , R. D. Khokhariya , N. J. Patel , Maitri Shah. Effect of Health Education on Grass root level Health Workers Regarding Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques Act (PCPNDT Act). Healthline July-December 2016; 7(2)

51. Panchal P, Damor JR, Mazumdar VS, Shringarpure KS, Mehta K. Prevalence of sexually transmitted diseases and condom use among female sex workers of Urban Vadodara, Gujarat. IJCP. November 2016; 27(6):525-30

52. Shah M, Monga A, Patel S, Shah M, Bakshi H. Pain relief in dysmenorrhea: Exploring hypnosis as an alternative therapy. CHRISMED journal of Health and Research. 2016 October; 3:197-202.

53. Godhani U R, Devaliya J J. Clinical Profile of Patients with Thrombocytopenia Attending a Tertiary Care Hospital, Gujarat. Sch. J. App. Med. Sci., Aug 2016; 4(8E):3058-3062

54. Brahme K, Devaliya J J, Haldar I, Parmar M, Shringarpure K. Does the glycemic control and duration of diabetes affect Thyroid Dysfunction? A cross-sectional study from a tertiary hospital in Central Gujarat. Sch. J. App. Med. Sci., Aug 2016; 4(8D):3031-3036

55. Brahme K, Devaliya J J, Shringarpure K, Parmar M. Haemato-Biochemical Profile of Sickle Cell Disease patients attending Shri Sayajirao General Hospital Vadodara, Gujarat. Sch. J. App. Med. Sci., Aug 2016; 4(8D):3015-3019

56. Devaliya J J,BrahmeK,Shringarpure K. A Study on Knowledge, Attitude and Practice (KAP) of Universal Precautions in The Nursing Staff of Tertiary care Hospital. Sch. J. App. Med. Sci., July 2016; 4(7A):2368-2371

57. Patel SV, Nimavat KB, Alpesh PB, Shukla LK, Shringarpure KS, Mehta KG, Joshi CC. Treatment outcome among cases of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR TB) in Western India: A prospective study. J Infect Public Health. 2016 Jul-Aug;9(4):478-84.

58. Parmar NT, Parmar AG, Mazumdar VS. Incidence of maternal “Near Miss” events in a tertiary care hospital of Central Gujarat, India. J ObstetGynaecol India 2016 Oct;66(Suppl 1):315-20. doi: 10.1007/s13224-016-0901-3. Epub 2016 Jun 13

59. Mehta KG, Baxi R, Chavda P, Patel S, Mazumdar V. Predictors of unsafe sexual behavior among people living with human immunodeficiency virus/AIDS attending antiretroviral therapy center in Western India. Indian J Sex Transm Dis. 2016 Jan-Jun;37(1):21-7. doi: 10.4103/0253-7184.176220. PubMed PMID: 27190408; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4857678.

60. Dhara I. Zalavadiya, Suraj I. Kuriya, Vihang S. Mazumdar,Sangita V. Patel, Rajendra K. Baxi. Evaluation of growth progress among malnourished children attending village child nutrition centre (VCNC) under the programme ‘Mission BalamSukham’ in a tribal area of Western India. Int J Cur Res Rev. May 2016;8(9):31-9.

61. Zalavadiya DI, Kuriya SI, Mazumdar VS, Patel SV, Baxi RK. Evaluation of growth progress among malnourished children attending Village Child Nutrition Centre (VCNC) under the programme “Mission BalamSukham” in a tribal area of western india. Int J Curr Res Rev. 2016;8(9):31–9.

62. Chauhan V, Shah MC, Patel SV, Marfatia YS, Zalavadiya D. Efficacy of syndromic management measured as symptomatic improvement in females with vaginal discharge syndrome. Indian J Sex Transm Dis [serial online] 2016 [cited 2016 Jun 10];37:28-32. Available from:

63. Chenneville T, Menezes L, Kosambiya JK, and Baxi RK. A Case-Study of the Resources and Functioning of Two Research Ethics Committees in Western India. Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics. 2016: 1-10. DOI: 10.1177/1556264616636235

64. Shringarpure KS, Isaakidis P, Sagili KD, Baxi RK, Das M, Daftary A. “When Treatment Is More Challenging than the Disease”: A Qualitative Study of MDR-TB Patient Retention. PLoS ONE 2016; 11 (3): e0150849. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0150849

65. Chavda P, Misra S, Duttaroy B. Item Analysis of Multiple Choice Questions based Undergraduate Assessment in Community Medicine. Short Communication. South East Asian Journal of Medical Education. 2015. 9 (1): 66-68

66. Patel S V,Nimavat K ,Patel A, Shukla L,Shringarpure K, Mehta K. Adverse drug reaction among MDR-TB Patients prospective study. Journal of Young Pharmacists. Oct-Dec 2015:7(4 supple);425-431

67. Patel SV, Nimavat KB, Alpesh PB, Shukla LK, Shringarpure KS, Mehta KG, Joshi CC. Treatment outcome among cases of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR TB) in Western India: A prospective study. J Infect Public Health. 2015 Dec 23. pii: S1876-0341(15)00213-0. doi: 10.1016/j.jiph.2015.11.011. [Epub ahead of print]

68. Shringarpure K, Agrawal A. Menstruation mystery: The way forward. Editorial. Indian J Child Health. 2015;2(4):148

69. MisraS ,Shringarpure K. Perception of field workers and community leaders regarding vector control activities in Urban Vadodara. ISSN:2332-0877 JIDT, open access journal November 2015 vol-3:issue 5:3-5

70. Chavda P and Misra S. Evaluation of input and process components of quality of child health services provided at 24 × 7 primary health centers of a district in Central Gujarat. J Family Med Prim Care. 2015 Jul-Sep; 4(3): 352–358

71. Patel N, Shroff B, Mazumdar V VS. Investigation of an outbreak of cholera in Sankheda village of Chotaudepur district, Gujarat. IJCRR July 2015; 54-57

72. Patel S.V,Bakshi H N Mazumdar V S,Kotecha P V. Validation of Immunization data reported under health management information system by the primary health centre of rural Vadodara . Journal of Health management, volume 17 Number 2 June 2015,154-162

73. Shukla LK, Patel RN, Patel SV, Baxi RK. Evaluation of effect of ‘Block Level Awareness Campaign’ on performance indicators of National Leprosy Elimination Programme in Vadodara District, Gujarat, India, Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology, May - June 2015, 81(3)
74. Shilpa Patel, ZalavadiyaDhara, Ganatra Dimple, KanchanNagdev, Vasant Vaniya. Morphometry of Basilar artery in population of Gujarat, Journal of Anatomical Society of India, April 2015

75. Patel S V, Bakshi H, Zalavadiya D, Kotecha PV. Validation of post natal care health data reported under health management information system by the primary health centre of rural Vadodara Gujrat. Indian Journal of clinical practice; 25(10);March 2015

76. DoshiR,PatelJ,DoshiS,PanchalP,Patel R. Correlation of glycemic control with dislipedemia in type -2 diabetese mellitus. Int.Res. Pub Med Sci 2015;1(30):34-39

77. Ganasva AS,BariyaB,Damor J R, Mazumdar V S. Accuracy in completion of death certificate in Vadodara Municipal Corporation of Gujarat, India. International Journal of Medical Science and Public Health 2015 Vol 5 Issue 06,online

78. Ganasva A, Bariya B, Modi M, Shringarpure K. Perceptions and treatment seeking behaviour of dog bite patients attending regional tertiary care hospital of central Gujarat, India. J Res Med Den Sci 2015; 3(1):60-4

79. Bariya B, Patel S, Shringarpure K, Mazumdar V, Compliance of animal bite patients managed by intramuscular route of anti-rabies vaccination. Research & Reviews: A Journal of Immunology. 2015 ISSN: 2277-6206 (online), ISSN: 2349-1280 (print) Volume 4, Issue 2

80. Shringarpure KS, Isaakidis P, SagiliKD,Baxi RK. Loss-To-Follow-Up on Multidrug Resistant Tuberculosis Treatment in Gujarat, India:The WHEN and WHO of It. PLoS ONE June 2015 10(7):e0132543. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0132543

81. Bariya B R, Patel SV, Shringarpure KS. Comparison of Compliance of Animal Bite Patients to Two Different Routes of Post-Exposure Prophylaxis against Rabies. Healthline Journal Jan 2015; 6(1):30-35.

5) CME Programmes, Conferences and academic activities conducted by Department: (last three years)

1. Medical Education Training – AETCOM, 26-29 June 2018, Medical College Baroda.
2. Post-graduate Orientation Program, 19-20th June 2018, Mini Auditorium, Medical College Baroda.
3. Workshop on Literature Search and Reference Writing from 10-13th April 2018 for the faculty of Medical College Baroda.
4. CME on Recent Advances in Tuberculosis on 25th March 2018, Mini Auditorium, Medical College Baroda.
5. CME on Sexual Harassment at workplace on 23rd March 2018, Lecture Hall, Medical College Baroda
6. Workshop on Scientific Paper Writing at Medical College Baroda (8-9-14-15-16 March 2018) in collaboration with the Medical College Development Society, Medical College Baroda.
7. International Women’s Day celebration on 8th March 2018, Medical College Auditorium.
8. CME on Leprosy, 3oth January 2018, World Leprosy Day, Mini Auditorium, Medical College Baroda
9. Facility based Integrated Management of Neonatal and Childhood Illness Training Of Trainers Workshop 10-14 July 2017, conducted in Department of PSM and Department of Pediatrics for Medical Officers and Staff Nurses
10. Facility based Integrated Management of Neonatal and Childhood Illness Training Of Trainers Workshop 20-24 November 2017 conducted in Department of PSM and Department of Pediatrics for Medical Officers and Staff Nurses
11. Facility based Integrated Management of Neonatal and Childhood Illness Training Of Trainers Workshop 5-9th December 2016, conducted in Department of PSM and Department of Pediatrics for Medical Officers and Staff Nurses.
12. Workshop on “Epidemiology” for Faculty and students of Foods and Nutrition at Department of Foods and Nutrition, Baroda between 5-11th November 2016.
13. Promoting use of “International Classification of Diseases(ICD- 10) for Morbidity and Mortality Coding at Medical College Baroda, on 16th September 2016, in collaboration with Bureau of Health Intelligence, Jaipur.



6) Awards and Achievement received by students or faculty: (last three years)

1. Dr KalpitaShringarpure was awarded the prestigious IMA Dr D S Munagekar Award for the best Research Paper in 2017-18 at the National Level, at 93rd Annual Conference of Indian Medical Association, NATCON2018, 27-28th December 2018, at Bengaluru.

2. Dr KalpitaShirngarpure attended Joint Annual conference of IAPSM-APHA State (IAPSMGCCON2018) Chapter on 4-5th January 2019and had the following oral presentations:
Winner of Oral Session: Delay before drug susceptibility testing in patients with presumptive multidrug-resistant Tuberculosis in Central Gujarat, India
Runner up Shri HM Patel Trophy: Screening for osteoporosis using Bone Mineral Density and risk factor assessment tools: Is it worthwhile? A cross-sectional study among peri-menopausal women in Vadodara, India.

3. Dr R K Baxi, Professor, PSM, selected for E-poster presentation on “Menopause and its symptoms….A way of life; not the end of life. A cross-sectional study among peri-menopausal women in Vadodara” at the 16th World Congress on Menopause held in Vancouver Canada 6-9th June 2018

4. Dr ShobhaMisraawarded Fellowship in IAPSM (2017) for outstanding contributions in advancement of Preventive and Social Medicine. Conferred at National IAPSM Conference, Pune in January 2018

5. Dr KalpitaShringarpure presented an oral communication on “Menopause and osteoporosis….A double whammy?? A cross-sectional study among peri-menopausal women in Vadodara, India”at the 16th World Congress on Menopause held in Vancouver Canada 6-9th June 2018

6. Dr ShobhaMisra, Associate Professor, conferred with FAIMER (Foundation for advancement of International Medical Education and Research) Fellowship , FAIMER Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

7. Dr KalpitaShringarpure won the award for the best Oral presentation session on Communicable Diseases : Low pre-treatment attrition among Multidrug Resistant TB patients diagnosed in Central Gujarat, India and the Best Oral presentation session on Non-thematic areas on Menopause the 25th IAPSM-IPHA State level Conference in Surat on 7-8th December 2017.

8. Dr ShobhaMisra, Associate Professor, was awarded Bouquets of Honour for FAIMER Fellowship in 2016.

9. Dr.BansariChawada, Assistant Professor, won the first prize in oral presentation (Expense of Time and Money at government hospital- A time motion study) at National conference of IAPSM held at GMERS, Gandhinagar, January 2016.

10. Dr.KalpitaShringarpure, Tutor as WHO recognized facilitator for operational research workshop on ebola in West Africa in January 2016 as well as in Chennai (2015) and Bangalore (2016).

11. Dr.KalpitaShringarpure,Tutor, Dr. Nikhil Patel and Dr Nitin Agrawal, Residents won the 1st prize in “PG QUIZ” in State conference of IAPSM-Gujarat Chapter held at GMERS, Gotri, December 2016.

12. Dr.KalpitaShringarpure Received Dr C K Purohit award for best paper published in 2015, at National conference of IAPSM held at GMERS, Gandhinagar, January 2016 Loss to follow up on multidrug resistant T.B. treatment in Gujrat,India.

13. Dr.KalpitaShringarpure won the first prize for Best poster presentation (Community based maternal death review: 3 delay model) at National conference of IAPSM held at GMERS, Gandhinagar, January 2016 and the second prize in oral presentation (Multidrug resistant T.B.: Providers perspective on LFU) at National conference of IAPSM held at GMERS, Gandhinagar, January 2016.

Research Projects undertaken by the Department

1. ICDS evaluation project (ON GOING)funded by Central Government (NIPCCD)
2. Multi Indicator Cluster Study (2016,2011)for Demography, MCH, Environment, Nutritional Indicators for Vadodara slums. (UNICEF)
3. Assessment Of WASH Of Functional Delivery Points, Health Care Facilities, Panchmahal District, Gujarat(2015) (UNICEF)
4. Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of Private Providers in the Delivery of Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV) and other Antigens in Urban settings In Gujarat, India (2015) (UNICEF)
5. Knowledge, Attitude and Practice on Mental Health among rural and tribal population of Halol Block of Panchmahal-A Baseline Study (2014-15) Funded by Sir Ratan Tata Trust and NavajbaiRatan Tata Trust
6. Factors associated with loss to follow up among MDR-TB patients in Vadodara, Gujarat (2014-15) Funded by RNTCP
7. Water Sanitation and Hygiene Project (2014) (UNICEF)
8. Confidential inquiry into maternal deaths and CbMDR, vadodara, Gujarat (2012-13) (Gov. of Gujarat)
9. Assessment of Quality Assurance Programme of Department of Health & Family Welfare, Gujarat State (UNFPA)
10. Health awareness and need assessment study of adolescents attending the school run by Vadodara MahanagarSevasadan (Vadodara MahanagarSevaSadan)



1. ICMR- NIH 2009-2010 Grant # R01 MH069989 Formative Study of HIV Prevention Needs of HIV- infected Persons in Gujarat, India

2. A cross sectional study to detect and measure the association of high fluoride content in drinking water and prevalence of fluorosis and dental caries in Baroda district villages from 1996 to 1998


1. Multi Indicator Cluster Survey for Earthquake affected areas 2003 along with Rajkot Medical College
2. Midterm Impact Evaluation Study on Anemia, Among Adolescent School Girls Vadodara District in 2002
3. Measeals Incidence Survey among under 5 children of Vadodara Urban Slums in the month of July and August 1999
4. Micronutrient Support Unit spearheading the District micronutrient related program in five districts of Gujarat
5. Post Intervention Iron status of the girls (hemoglobin and serum ferritin) estimation.
6. A Study of Anemia Prevalence in Adolescent School Girls Vadodara District.
7. What do school going Adolescent Girls know about Anemia? (Qualitative study)
8. HIV knowledge and awareness survey for Vadodara District: UNICEF supported
9. Impact of Measles pulse vaccination on Measles incidence in Vadodara urban slums.
10. Measles Elimination Program of Urban slums for Vadodara technically guided and monitored.

   World Health Organization

1. Adolescent Health Care-Needs Assessment and establishing Adolescent clinic- A WHO multi-centric study from 2002 to 2004

   Population Council

1. Health seeking behavior and perception in pelvic inflammatory disease patients attending Shree Sayaji General Hospital Vadodara, India, from 1st January 1997 to 31st December 1997


1. Users’ and Providers’ perspectives on Injectable contraceptives in Vadodara, India A multicentric Study in 2004-05

   Government of Gujarat

1. Evaluation of operational efficiency of Malaria clinic and its staff involved in National Anti Malaria Programme (NAMP)
2. Prevalence of intestinal parasites in Urban slums of Baroda city
3. Study of utilization of CSSM components of RCH and reasons for utilization and non-utilization
4. Re-survey of Iodine deficiency disorders for Panchmahal district Project on Adolescent health in rural slums of Baroda district.
5. Review of Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme in Vadodara City
6. Cost Analysis of RCH Service in Tribal & Rural Areas of Vadodara District.


1. Evaluation of Communication skills of link Workers and Volunteers under Link worker Scheme in Vadodara District funded by Gujarat State AIDS Control Society (2011-12)
2. Assessment of Injection Safety Practices- Senior Investigator, IndiaCLEN Program Evaluation Network supported by ministry of health & family welfare govt.of India and World Bank 2002-2003.
3. Behavior change trials improved practices (TIPS) For Anemia in Pregnancy and IFA Consumption in Vadodara Urban
4. Study on Gender and Medical Education in India founded by AchultaMennCenter for Health Science Studies, SCTIMST, Trivendrum.
5. Health seeking Behavior and services utilization by pregnant mothers of Urban Slums.
6. Are all eligible patients getting identified, tested and treated in India? A Multi-centre Operational Research into MDR-TB diagnosis and treatment pathway

Infrastructure Facilities & Learning Resources

Besides classroom teaching, field visits, involvement in community programs like pulse polio, and field studies for their own course curriculum guided and accompanied by teaching staff members.

 Department has following resources for the students’ use:

· Over 600 books and journals with a seminar room and library

·  17 computers and 23 internet connections and all of them have access to online journals

·  Overhead projectors, Multimedia projector, TV and DVD for use during seminar presentations

·  Museum with charts, models and reading facilities




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