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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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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 Garima Monga
Dr Garima Monga
Tutor
Dr Jyotismita Pathak
Dr Jyotismita Pathak
Asst. Professor
Dr (Air Cmde) Rajesh Vaidya
Dr (Air Cmde) Rajesh Vaidya
Professor & HOD

Dr (Air Cmde) Rajesh Vaidya

Air Cmde Rajesh Vaidya graduated from the Armed Forces Medical College in 1985. He served initially as Squadron Medical Officer to both a fighter and a transport squadron and then specialized in Community Medicine from AFMC and qualified his DNB from the National Board of examinations. He has served as Officer –in- Charge of Station Health Organizations at Air Force bases across the country.

His has served as faculty at the Armed Forces Medical College. He has an excellent academic record and research credentials with prestigious awards at both the undergraduate and the postgraduate levels.  He is a post graduate teacher and examiner at Poona University, Maharashtra University of Health Sciences and the National Board of Examinations.   He was on the editorial board and authored 17 chapters of the Armed Forces book of Public Health (The Red Book). He has also been an editor and author of the textbook on Public Health and Community Medicine published by the World Health Organization.

Currently serving as Air Officer Commanding (AOC) of the Air Force Central Medical Establishment (AFCME), Subroto Park, New Delhi.

Dr Gurmeet Kaur
Dr Gurmeet Kaur
Assistant Professor

Dr Gurmeet Kaur.  MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine

Army College of Medical Sciences, Delhi Cantt.

Recently I  received certificate of appreciation and memento for being Speaker  and Joint Organizing Secretary for CME on “RNTCP- An Update”. I was fortunate to recive Gold Medal And Best Presentation Award For The Presentation Entitled “Self Rated Assessment Of Conflict At Work Among Staff Nurses Of Tertiary Care Hospital New Delhi At The 3rd International Conference On Public Health 2017. Kuala Lumpur MALAYSIA. (27th-29th July 2017).Published a Book titled Morbidity Profile of Elderly in Meerut,UP.I have conducted 2 Reserch Projects under The Union-International Union against Lung and Tuberculosis and NIHFW (National Institute of health & family Welfare). Organized various CME’s on IMMUNIZATION, POLIO,RNTCP. Completed senior residency in Department of Community Medicine from North DMC Medical College &Hindu Rao Hospital.(2014-2017). Received certificate of appreciation for setting up and formulation of SOP’s of PUBLIC HEALTH LAB in Department of Community Medicine at North DMC Medical College & Hindu Rao Hospital. Completed Health Research Fundamentals course in elite category(80%) (NIE-ICMR E certificate course: NIeCER 101) conducted by National Insitute of Epidemiology under ICMR New Delhi. I have done my  MBBS from SSR Medical College, Mauritius 2003 – 2007. I received my postgraduation (MD Community Medicine) from Subharti Medical College, Meerut, 2011-2014.I Have also conducted 7 PSBH projects(Problem Solving For Better Health).Presented scientific papers in various national and international conferences.Participated as Rapporteur in various scientific sessionsin National IAPSM confernce 2013 at Haldwani near naital UP,(MCHWS-2014).AIIMS 2014, 3rd international Confernce on Occupational &Environmental Health New Delhi. Apart from that I have 16 publications to my credit.7 International Publications and  9 national publications.

Dr Ashok Maan
Dr Ashok Maan
Tutor

Dr Ashok Maan

MBBS , MD

Tutor

Dr (Surg Cdr) Saurabh Bobdey
Dr (Surg Cdr) Saurabh Bobdey
Associate Professor

SAURABH BOBDEY (Surgeon Commander) ,Associate Professor, ACMS

Specialist Qualification    – Classified Specialist (Community Medicine)

Qualification

MBBS (GMC, Nagpur)

MD (Community Medicine), AFMC, Pune

DNB (Community Medicine)

Ph.D(Epidemiology)

MBA (Health Care Services)

WHO citification course in economic evaluation of

disease burden (HITAP, Bangkok, Thailand)

Dr (Lt Col) Kapil Pandya
Dr (Lt Col) Kapil Pandya
Assistant Professor

Dr (Lt Col) Kapil Pandya

MBBS ( Baroda Medical College) -2004

MD Community Medicine (Armed Forces Medical College)- 2014

PG Diploma in Epidemiology (Public Health Foundation of India) – 2018

Area of interest – Field Epidemiology and Health Economics

Dr (Surg Cdr) George Koshy
Dr (Surg Cdr) George Koshy
Assistant Professor
Dr (Lt Col) Sumit Lathwal
Dr (Lt Col) Sumit Lathwal
Assistant Professor
Dr (Lt Col) Harpreet Singh
Dr (Lt Col) Harpreet Singh
Assistant Professor

Lt Col Harpreet Singh

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Assistant Professor  ACMS, Delhi Cantt

Professional Achievement

Published various research papers in National & International Journals

Presented papers in various conferences

Represented Indian Army Delegation in “Subject Matter Expert Exchange on Zoonosis” held at Thailand

Reviewer For 2 Journals on Medical Research

Key Research Interests

Infectious Diseases

Dr (Maj) Neha Singh
Dr (Maj) Neha Singh
Assistant Professor

Major Neha Singh

Education qualification –  MBBS,

MD (Community Medicine),

DNB(Community Medicine),

PGDAE (Post Graduate Diploma in Applied Epidemiology)

Current designation –     Assistant Professor

Key Research Area –   Outbreak investigation and control,

Environment Health

Achievements –               Chief of the Army Staff Commendation in 2011 .

DGAFMS  Gold Medal 2017.

Gold Medal in Community Medicine from Maharashtra

University Of Health Sciences

Dr (Lt Col) Archana Singh
Dr (Lt Col) Archana Singh
Associate Professor

MR-07947X- Lt Col Archana Singh

Date of Commission – 08 Feb 1999

OC SHO, Shakurbasti

Associate  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 Neelkanthan
Dr(Surg Cdr) Anand Neelkanthan
Associate Professor

Surgeon Commander (Dr.) Anand Neelakantan is an alumnus of Calicut Medical College, from where he completed MBBS in 2000. He joined the Indian Navy-Army Medical Corps as Medical Officer in the year 2002. The Officer went on to complete Post-graduation (MD) in Community Medicine from Armed Forces Medical College, Pune in 2010, followed by Diplomate of National Board (DNB) in Community Medicine in 2011.  He is presently serving as Joint Director Medical Services (Health) at Office of Director General Medical Services (Navy), Integrated Headquarters of Ministry of Defence (New Delhi).

 

The officer is a recipient of Lt Gen (Retd) JC Chatterjee Silver medal in 2008, for securing first position in Basic Medical Sciences capsule of Advanced Specialist Course. He has been awarded Merit Certificate by Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS) in 2010 for securing third position in overall University ranking of MD (Community Medicine) examination. He is also a recipient of Meritorious Research Project award in 2016, for the research project carried out under the aegis of Armed Forces Medical Research Committee (AFMRC).

 

The Officer has presented papers in several professional conferences, and has published many articles in indexed journals (either as principal author or first co-author).

His Key Research Area involves study of Behavioral aspects-determinants of Communicable and Non-Communicable diseases.

Dr V Revathy Agnihotri
Dr V Revathy Agnihotri
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-Solan(H.P.) as an Assistant Professor of Statistics. He has been teaching at ACMS since August 2015. His areas of interest include SPSS, Sample Size Determination,Estimation,Hypothesis Testing in Bio-Medical Research, All Statistical Tests (Parametric & Non Parametric Test) in Bio-Medical Research and Epidemiology.

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.