Qualification: MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)
Designation / Role: Honorary Consultant at Christian Hospital, Bissam Cuttack, Rayagada Dist, Odisha
Address: India
Specialty: Community Medicine
  • 1986-87 : Working with the CHAD hospital of the Community Health Dept, Vellore  
  • 1987-88 : In charge of Child Health at the Christian Hospital, Bissam Cuttack, Odisha
  • 1989-92 : Post Graduate training in Community Health in CMC, Vellore; MD Thesis related to Socio-Economic Risk Factors for Peri-Natal Mortality
  • 1992-93 : Medical Officer, Rehabilitation Institute, CMC, Vellore ; Primary responsibility was to develop a    video-based Patient Teaching Module on Spinal Cord Injury
  • 2003-04 : Worked in the Medicine Dept, Christian Fellowship Hospital, Oddanchattram
  • 1993 - 2022 : Head of the Community Health Dept, Christian Hospital, Bissam Cuttack, and Team Leader of MITRA, CHB ; also served as Dy Med Supdt from 2011–2021 ; and as Medical Superintendent from 1st May 2021- 31st October 2022.

Key Roles Played at Christian Hospital, Bissamcuttack

1993 – 2022 (Retired on superannuation on 31st October 2022): Leading the Community Health Team of the Christian Hospital, Bissamcuttack. The work includes the management of MITRA – which has three units :

  • The Mitra Project – towards the dream of Health, Education, Economic Security and Dignity for all the 13,500 people living in 54 tribal villages, 
  • The Mitra Residential School, Kachapaju - a community-based residential school for 155 children from 16 hill-tribe villages, 
  • The Mitra Training & Resource Unit– that shares the lessons learnt in community health,through training, consultancy and publications, for NGO and Government agencies, both in Odisha and in other states.  
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