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Community Medicine is a branch of medicine dealing with health care issues affecting communities as a whole. It gives a broader view on the subject of health, educating students on the role of social, cultural and environmental determinants on the health of community. Students are taught about the existing public health care delivery system of India and health programs. The subject attempts to acquaint the student with incipient and early phases of disease and management of such cases. The knowledge of epidemiology inculcated in training, helps student understand the disease dynamics and transmission. Research and statistics, train undergraduate to critically interpret the published health information.

We aim to produce graduates of medicine who are effective community leaders in healthcare delivery, understand the health needs of community as a whole, are updated with current global and national health challenges and are equipped well to respond to outbreaks and provide comprehensive (Preventive, promotive and curative) health care to the community.

Academics arow
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Teaching in Community Medicine is deliveredas through interactive lectures, tutorials, field visits to urban and rural health training centers ands field visits. We have nearly 376 hours of teacshing during entire MBBS course. In first yearssss nearly 60 hours of teaching, 200 hours infgght second and third year and 116 hours in fourtht year respectively. Amongst the teaching hourst we have 148 hours of didactic lectures, trying..
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Training arow
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Students are given internship training by posting them in Urban training center of Nangal and Rural health training center of Brijwasan. Students get a diverse, rich clinical experience of interaction with the community at first point of contact. They observe and are involved in the delivery of primary care services e.g. Out Patient care, immunization, family planning and reproductive health services. Along with the posting at the centre they conduct community based research. Few of the researches conducted..
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Dr (Lt Col) Archana Singh
Dr (Lt Col) Archana Singh
Assistant Professor

MR-07947X- Lt Col Archana Singh

Date of Commission – 08 Feb 1999

OC SHO, Shakurbasti

Asst Professor in Community Medicine

MBBS -1996- Tirunelveli Medical college- Dr MGR Medical University

MD-Community Medicine-2005-AFMC- Pune university

Awarded GOC – IN- Commendation card for professional excellence thrice in year-2006,2010,2015

Attended and presented papers in national as well international conferences.

Research work- 4 current AFMRC project- Two as Principle worker

and two as co-worker.

Paper Published

“Received acceptance lr from editor-in-chief of Indian Journal of Communicable Diseases on the topic of “A study of knowledge, attitude and practices about leprosy among rural population”.

 

Dr(Surg Cdr) Anand Neelakantan
Dr(Surg Cdr) Anand Neelakantan
Dr (Brig) Atul Kotwal
Dr (Brig) Atul Kotwal
Professor

Brig (Prof) Atul Kotwal, SM
MD, FIPHA, FIAPSM, MAMS
Armed Forces Medical Services, India
dratulkotwal@gmail.com; 918860438811
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
MBBS (1984), AFMC, Pune;
MD (PSM, 1991), AFMC, Pune;
Post Doc Fellowship – Epidemiology (AIIMS & JNU, New Delhi) – 2001-04
WHO Fellow, Advanced Course on Monitoring & Evaluation: Newer Advances in Health Care Systems, Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam.
RESEARCH WORK
Papers Published: 76
Papers Presented: 61
Chapters / Books Authored: 06
Armed Forces Funded Medical Research Projects: 22
Non-Armed Forces Funded Medical Research Projects: 16 (ICMR, DBT, etc.)
Other Research Projects: Guided: four ICMR, STS project; and 02 MUHS projects
TEACHING
Faculty in-charge of WHO fellowship in Epidemiology and Research Methodology in Armed Force
UG and PG Examiner – DU, IP Univ, MUHS, KLE, SKM, AIIHPH, AIIMS
Professor, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, India
Professor & Head, Army College of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
AWARDS & HONOURS
Sena Medal (Gallantry) – 1988; Army Cdr (CC) Commendation – 1996; COAS Commendation-2015
Best Research papers Awards: 11
Orations: 02
MEMBERSHIP / FELLOWSHIP
Indian Public Health Association (Fellow)
Indian Association of Preventive & Social Medicine (Fellow)
International Epidemiological Association (Member)
Member Academy of Medical Sciences, India
ADVISOR / IMPORTANT APPOINTMENTS

o Consultant, Public Health, Govt of Botswana – 1997-2000
o OSD (Public Health), Planning Commission – 2007-08
o Advisor, ICRIER, New Delhi; Advisor, NHSSRC, New Delhi-2007
o Professor, Dept of Comm Med, AFMC, Pune- 2008-12
o Editor-in-Chief, Medical Journal Armed Forces India – 2009-2012
o Joint Editor, Indian Journal of Public Health Jan 2010 onwards
o Professor and Head, Dept of Comm Med, ACMS, New Delhi- 2012-2014
o Director Medical Research, Armed Forces Medical Services – 2012-2014
o Commandant, World’s Highest Multi-speciality Hospital, Leh, India -2014 onwards
o Member, National Health Policy 2015, Team

Dr Neetu Mehrotra
Dr Neetu Mehrotra
Tutor

Dr Neetu Mehrotra (Tutor) has done her M.B.B.S from Armed Forces Medical College, Pune and is trained in Public health in BJMC, Pune. She has also done Diploma in Health Promotion from Public Health Foundation of India and Diploma in Hospital Administration from Apollo, Medvarsity. She has joined A.C.M.S in September 2015. Her interest areas include; Health promotion, Tobacco control and Public Health Administration.

Dr V.RevathyAgnihotri
Dr V.RevathyAgnihotri
Tutor

Dr V.RevathyAgnihotri (Tutor) has done her M.B.B.S from KMC, Chennai and is trained in Family Medicine(DNB) from St Stephens Hospital, Delhi. She has joined ACMS in September 2009. She has done a non academic residency program for 2yrs in emergency department of AIIMS, New Delhi. Her interest areas include emergency medicine and practice of family medicine as a part of community health.

Mr. Vishal Sharma
Mr. Vishal Sharma
Assistant Professor (Statistician)

Mr. Vishal Sharma (Assistant Professor cum Statistician),has passed his M.Sc. (Statistics) in 2005, from Department of Statistics, Vikram University, Ujjain (M.P.).He has worked at MMMC&H as an Assistant Professor of Statistics. He has been teaching at ACMS since August 2015. His areas of interest include Hypothesis Testing in Bio-Medical Research, Confidence Interval, Normal Distribution, Parametric Test (All t-test and ANOVA test) and Epidemiology.

Dr Manisha Arora
Dr Manisha Arora
Assistant Professor

Dr Manisha Arora (Assistant Professor) has specialized in Social and Preventive Medicine from National Board of Examinations, New Delhi. An alumna of HIMS, Dehradun, she has actively pursued her interest in Integrative Medicine in India and the United Kingdom. Currently serving as a faculty member, her other key interest areas include mental health, environmental health,public health pedagogy and practice.

Dr(Air Cmdr) M V Singh
Dr(Air Cmdr) M V Singh
Assistant Professor
Dr Nidhi Bhatnagar
Dr Nidhi Bhatnagar
Assistant Professor

Dr Nidhi Bhatnagar (Assistant Professor) is an alum of Maulana Azad Medical college. She has done her masters from Lady Hardinge Medical College and pursued senior residency from School of Public Health, PGIMER, Chandigarh. She has keen interest in health system research and medical education. She has authored nearly 20 publications and presented 10 papers in national and international conferences. She has qualified the National Board of Examinations for her specialty.

Dr (Lt Col) Rima Mukherjee
Dr (Lt Col) Rima Mukherjee
Assistant Professor

Currently working as Assistant Professor, she has done her graduation and post-graduation from Armed Forces Medical College, Pune. She has secured first position in University MD examinations for Community Medicine in 2005. She has also done PG Diploma Epidemiology from Public Health Foundation of India and has completed Fellowship in HIV medicine from Maulana Azad Medical College. She recently completed a certificate course in Global Health from University of Edinburgh.

Dr(Surg Capt) M  Ilankumaran
Dr(Surg Capt) M Ilankumaran
Associate Professor

Surgeon Captain M Ilankumaran (Associate Professor) is Director Medical Services (HEALTH) and Senior Advisor in Community Medicine. He has served as Associate Professor Maharashtra University of Health Sciences. Served as Staff Officer (Health) at Headquarters Western Naval Command, Mumbai before taking this present appointment as Director Medical Services (Health) at Integrated Headquarters of Ministry of Defence (Navy). Awarded Senior Colonel Commandant and DGAFMS award for best published scientific paper in Community Medicine.

Dr. Priya Arora
Dr. Priya Arora
Associate Professor

Dr. Priya Arora (Associate Professor) is an alum of Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi. She has passed her MBBS in 1998 and MD in year 2004.She has worked at VMMC and Safdarjung Hospital as a Senior Resident. She has been teaching at ACMS since 2010. Her areas of interest include epidemiology, maternal &child health and community based teaching.

Dr(Col) Rajul K Gupta
Dr(Col) Rajul K Gupta
Professor

Director (Health), Armed Forces Medical Services and Professor, Dept of Community Medicine, A.C.M.S. Served as Public health specialist for UN in Lebanon. Recognized teacher of MUHS, Maharashtra and RGUHS, Bengaluro. Advisor to Govt. of India on Nutrition in disaster situations. He is also member of Prime Minister’s National council on Prevention of Malnutrition and Expert of Govt. of India to J&K on nutrition in high altitude. He is a Member of several international committees including U.N’s Standing committee on Nutrition , Nutrition & Non Communicable Disease, Nutrition & Climate change

Dr (Maj Gen) PK Singh
Dr (Maj Gen) PK Singh
Professor & HOD

Professor and Head of Department, Community Medicine and Additional Director General Medical Services (Army). He has also served as Professor under NSPCD and MUHS. Held various key positions like DADH, ADH, DirMS(Health), Brig Med and Commandant MH Kirkee. Highly decorated officer with VishishtSevaMedal ,two Chief of Army Staff Commendation and two GOC-in-C Commendation.