TAPAS CHAKMA
SCIENTIST G

  TAPAS CHAKMA

Publications

Date of Joining Present Post: 01-09-2015

Address (Off):

NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR RESEARCH IN TRIBAL HEALTH
MEDICAL COLLEGE CAMPUS NAGPUR ROAD P.O.GARHA
JABALPUR - 482003 .
Telephone (off): 2370818 EXT. 338,761-6451539
Fax : 91-761-2672835
Email : chakmat@icmr.org.in, tapas_chakma@rediffmail.com
Educational Qualifications:

  • MAE (Master of Applied Epidemiology)from Shri Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences, Trivandrum in Field Epidemiology (2006)
  • M.B.B.S from R.D.V.V. Jabalpur (1987)
  • 10+2 stage from T.B.S.E. Tripura (1981)

Discipline:
INTERNAL MEDICINE



Research Experience:
Field of specialization: Epidemiology of HIV/AIDS, Fluorosis and Tuberculosis.

Employment Details:
  • 1989 Research Officer.
  • 1994 Senior Research Officer
  • Membership/Fellowship of Professional Societies/Associations :
    • Life member of Indian Medical Association.
    • Life member of Nutrition Society of India.
    • Member Steering Committee of National Nutrition Monitoring Bureau, National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad. 1996 to till date
    Workshops/Conferences/Symposiums :

    • Attended 25th National Conference of Preventive and Social Medicine, held in Bhopal from 24/10/97 to 26/10/97 and presented three papers.
    • Attended 13th M.P. Young Scientist Congress held in Gwalior from 20/3/98 to 22/3/98 & presented a paper.
    • Attended M.P. State AIDS project design workshop of NACO phase II (1999 - 2004) held in Bhopal from 15/6/98 to 16/6/98.
    • Attended a workshop on use of Hindi in technical subjects organized by RMRC Jabalpur on 8/12/98.
    • Attended a workshop on use of Hindi in "Administrative & technical subjects " organized by Commission for Scientific & technical words. Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India, held in Jabalpur from 27/1/99 to 30/1/99.
    • Attended "National workshop on Tribal health and nutrition" at NIN Hyderabad from 26/8/99 to 27/8/99 & presented a paper titled "Nutritional status, Morbidity and Mortality of tribals of Madhya Pradesh".
    • Attended a workshop on "Scientific Communication" at Medical College Jabalpur on 25/2/00 to 26/2/00.
    • Attended a workshop on “Programme Implementation Plan of MP” from 1/5/02 to 3/5/02, held at academy of staff college Bhopal, at the request of MP state AIDS control society
    • Attended IXth Asian Congress on Nutrition held in New Delhi, from 23/2/03 to 27/2/03 and presented a paper titled “Low intake of Calcium and other micronutrients in aggravating skeletal fluorosis among tribal children of Mandla, Central India”.
    • Attended Indo-US Workshop on Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology at National Institute of Epidemiology, Chennai on 7th to 10th January 2004.
    • Attended the Indo-UK Workshop on Community Surveys in Health Research at University of Madras, Chennai on 2nd February 2004.
    • Attended the Fifth Sir Dorabji Tata Symposium on Leishmaniasis held at IISc Banglore on 10th & 11th March 2004.
    • Attended WHO workshop on “Health Sector Reforms” on 5th October 2004, organized by dept. of economics, IIT, Chennai.
    • Attended “The Third Global TEPHINET Conference” held in Beijing, China from 8th to 12th November 2004 and presented a paper titled “Reversal of Bony deformities due to fluorosis in a village of Madhya Pradesh, Central India”.
    • Attended “National Workshop on Nutritional effects on fluorosis” held in Chennai on 19th to 20th November 2004, and Chaired a scientific session ‘Medical aspects of Fluorosis”.
    • Attended Training workshop on computer networking of north zone institutes of ICMR, held in ICMR held quarter, New Delhi from 21/3/05 to 25/3/05.
    • Attended “IX Global forum for health Research”, conference held in Mumbai from 12th to 16th September 2005.
    • Attended “Third Bi-Regional TEPHINET conference for South East Asia and Western Pacific”, held in Chennai from 9th to 12th January 2006 and Presented a paper titled “Health Situation of Madhya Pradesh in relation to Millennium development goals”.
    • Attended “Indo US Joint partnership meeting on Water, Sanitation and environmental health in India”, held in Kolkata from 21st -22nd February 2006 and delivered a guest lecture on “Fluorosis problem in India”.
    • Attended “UNICEF Joint review of Child environmental programme in India”, held in New Delhi from 27th February to 1st March 2006 and delivered a guest lecture on “Fluorosis in Children”.
    • Attended as resource person in “UNICEF workshop on integrated approach to fluorosis mitigation” held on 28th March 2006 at Dhar, Madhya Pradesh.
    • Attended as resource person in “UNICEF workshop on integrated approach to fluorosis mitigation” held on 29th March 2006, at Jhabua, Madhya Pradesh.
    • Attended “55th Annual Epidemic Intelligence Service” conference held in Atlanta, USA from 24th to 28th April 2006 and Presented a paper titled “Iron Supplementation Reduces Anemia and Improves Performance among Adolescent Tribal Girls in Central India”.
    • Attended as resource person in a “State level workshop for fluorosis mitigation in Jharkhand” organized by Unicef, Ranchi and dept. of PHED, govt. of Jharkhand on 9th – 10th August, 2006.
    • Attended as Organising secretary, “National Symposium on Tribal Health” from 19th to 20th October, 2006, organized by Regional Medical Research Center for Tribals, Jabalpur.
    • Attended as resource person in an “International learning exchange programme” from 14th to 15th November 2006, organized by Unicef.
    • Attended IDSP non communicable disease trainers training programme at ICMR HQ, New Delhi from 18th to 20th July 2007.
    • Attended as resource person in a workshop on “Fluorosis mitigation strategy” from 26th to 27th July 2007, organized by National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI), Nagpur and delivered a lecture on “Nutritional Supplementation: An Effective Solution for Fluorosis Mitigation”.
    • Attended as resource person/observer in training programme for grass root level workers of Maharashtra for Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme, Cardiovascular risk assessment survey from 11th to 13th September 2007.
    • Attended as resource person in “2nd International learning exchange programme” from 19th to 21st September, 2007, at Dhar and Jhabua, organized by Unicef, Bhopal and delivered a lecture on “Integrated Fluorosis mitigation”.
    • Attended as resource person and delivered lectures on “clinical presentation and management of Dengue and Chikungunya” in a workshop “Prevention and management of Dengue and Chikungunya” for medical officers of katni, organized by CMO, Katni on 25th September 2007.
    • Attended as key resource person and for two days workshop for coordinators and workers of “Sachetna Drinking water Project” in Tumkur dist of Karnataka at the request of Govt. of Karnataka, organized by BAIF institute of Rural Development, Karnataka from 6th to 7th October 2007, and delivered two lectures on a) clinical manifestations of dental and skeletal fluorosis and b) Integrated fluorosis mitigation.
    • Attended “International Workshop on Molecular Epidemiology of Malaria and other vector borne diseases”, held in RMRCT Jabalpur from 16th to 19th October 2007.
    • Attended international workshop in “Leadership Skills in Nutritional Sciences”, organized by Nutrition society of India at NIN Hyderabad from 13th to 14th November 2007.
    • Attended as resource person in “A workshop for Wise water management and Fluorosis mitigation for West Bengal” on 28th November, 2007, at Indore, organized by Unicef, Bhopal and delivered a lecture on “Integrated Fluorosis mitigation”.
    • Attended as resource person/observer in training programme for field investigators and supervisors of Madhya Pradesh for Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme, Cardiovascular risk assessment survey from 8th to 10th December, 2007.

    Awards:
    • Vijay Narayan Memorial Award for Best Paper in the 25th National Conference of Preventive and Social Medicine, held in Bhopal.
    • M.P. Young Scientist Award in Medical Science by M.P. Sci. and Tech.
  • Awarded Certificate of Excellence in Medical Research by Center for Disease Control Atlanta USA in 2006.
  • Editor of the Tribal Health Bulletin in the year 2000 to 2002
  • Foreign Visits:
    1. PARTICIPATION IN THE APPRAISAL OF ROLE OF NUTRITION IN FLUOROSIS CONTROL. TO ETHIOPIA
      FROM 2008-03-02 TO 2008-03-06

    2. PARTICIPATION IN THE 55TH EPIDEMIC INTELLIGENCE SERVICE CONFERENCE. TO U.S.A.
      FROM 2006-04-24 TO 2006-04-28

    3. PARTICIPATION IN THE 3RD TEPHINET GLOBAL CONFERENCE. TO CHINA
      FROM 2004-11-07 TO 2004-11-12


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