ALOK KUMAR DEB
SCIENTIST E

  ALOK KUMAR DEB

Publications

Date of Joining Present Post: 01-09-2012

Address (Off):

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF CHOLERA AND ENTERIC DISEASES
P-33, CIT ROAD SCHEME XM P.O.BOX 177 BELIAGHATA
KOLKATA - 700010 .
Telephone (off): 033-2363 3374
Fax : 033-2370 5066
Email : adeb02@yahoo.com
Educational Qualifications:

MBBS, PhD (Epidemiology)

Discipline:
EPIDEMIOLOGY



Research Experience:
Diarrheal diseases; Child health; HIV; Climate change
Membership/Fellowship of Professional Societies/Associations :
  • Life member, Society of Hematology & Blood Transfusion, Kolkata.
  • Life member, Indian Public Health Association, Kolkata chapter.
Workshops/Conferences/Symposiums :

  1. Participated as an expert in WHO/TDR protocol development meeting on “Effective Treatment of Visceral Leishmaniasis in India: Prospects and Constraints” at Varanasi during 13-15 November, 2003.

  2. Delivered a presentation on “Water and Sanitation as Risk Factors for Diarrhoea in Children” at the Indo-US Joint Programme Workshop on “Children’s Environment and Health” held in Goa during April 3-6, 2005.

  3. Participated in the Diarrhea Strategic Advisory Board (D-SAB) meeting of the Diarrheal Disease Program (DDP) of the Institute of OneWorld Health (iOWH), USA held in London, UK during April 28-29, 2008.

  4. Acted as Resource Person in the “Informal Consultation on Research to Assess Communicable Disease Impact of Climate Change”, held in Kolkata during August 24-26, 2009, organized by WHO-SEARO.

  5. Participated and delivered a presentation on Implementation of generic research protocol on retrospective studies: Experience from India in the “Informal Consultation on Research to Assess Impact of Climate Change on Communicable Diseases”, organized by WHO/SEARO during September 15-17, 2010 at WHO-SEARO office, New Delhi.

  6. Delivered a presentation on Climate Change and Diarrheal Diseases: With Special Emphasis on Cholera as an invited speaker in the “NASI Symposium on Climate Change” organized by the National Academy of Science, India during December 2-4, 2010 at Jaipur.

  7. Participated as a workshop facilitator in the workshop on “Implementation Research: Design, Methodology and Proposal Writing on Infectious Diseases of Poverty” organized by WHO-SEARO and WHO-TDR, and supported by the Implementation Research Platform of USAID during April 11-15, 2011 at Faridabad, Delhi.

  8. Participated and delivered a presentation on Impact of Climate Change on Health: Lessons from the Global Experience in “Regional Workshop on National Plans for Climate Change and Health” organized by WHO-SEARO, New Delhi during September 21-23, 2011.

  9. Participated as a Temporary Advisor in the “Meeting of Experts for Preparing the Draft Regional Tool to Assess Health Vulnerability to Climate Change” organized by WHO-SEARO in New Delhi on October 31, 2012

  10. Attended South Asia Symposium on Pneumococcal Disease titled “Pneumococcal Disease in South Asia: The Promise of Vaccines” organized by the International Vaccine Access Center at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and INCLEN Trust in Hyderabad on March 9, 2014.

  11. Completed a 3-month course on research ethics titled "Responsible Conduct of Research" in the Fall Quarter, 2000, conducted by the UCLA School of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, USA.

  12. Attended “The 4th International Advanced Course on Vaccinology in Asia-Pacific Regions” organized by the International Vaccine Institute (IVI) at IVI, Seoul, Korea during 8-13 March, 2004.

  13. Attended the “IVI – GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) GCP Training Course” at the International Vaccine Institute (IVI), Seoul, Korea during 14-15 March, 2004.

  14. Attended the Eighth Advanced Course on Vaccinology (ADVAC 2007) during May 14-25, 2007 at Les Pensieres, Veyrier-du-Lac, France.

  15. Attended the dissemination workshop on Clinical Trials Registry – India (CTRI) organized by NIMS and NICED (funded by WHO) held at NICED, Kolkata on August 18, 2008.

  16. Attended Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Training

  17. held by IVI, Korea and Shantha Biotechnics, Hyderabad at National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, Kolkata, India on March 02, 2010

  18. Participated in a CME titled “Ethical Issues in Clinical Research & Healthcare” organized by the Drug Information Dissemination Center (DIDC), Government of West Bengal, during March 28 - 29, 2011 at School of Tropical Medicine, Kolkata.

  19. Attended a short-term training program on “Qualitative Research Methods” at Indian Institute of Public Health, Delhi (IIPH-D) during June 14-17, 2011.

  20. Attended “Training of Trainers Meeting” for clinical trial investigators organized by the Clinical Development Services Agency (CDSA), THSTI and OneWorld Health during July 19-20, 2011 at New Delhi.

  21. Attended the Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Workshop organized by the IPR Unit of ICMR at NICED, Kolkata on September 25, 2013.

  22. Acted as a faculty in the workshop on Research Methodology organized by ICMR at Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh during December 8 – 9, 2015.

  23. Attended DST Sponsored training course on ”Managing Innovation and Technology for Competitiveness”, held during January 4 – 15, 2016 at Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI), Hyderabad.

  • Recipient of Fogarty Fellowship [National Institutes of Health, U.S.A.] in September, 1999 under Fogarty AIDS International Training & Research Program for pusuing PhD program at School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles.
  • Fellow, Royal Society for Public Health, London
Foreign Visits:
  1. PARTICIPATION IN THE D-SAB MEETING WITH THE DIARRHOEAL DISEASE PROGRAMME. TO UNITED KINGDOM
    FROM 2008-04-28 TO 2008-04-29

  2. TO ATTEND THE EIGHTH ADVANCED COURSE ON VACCINOLOGY (ADVAC 2007). TO FRANCE
    FROM 2007-05-14 TO 2007-05-25

  3. TO PREPARE, SUBMIT AND DEFEND THE DISSERTATION FOR PH.D PROGRAMME IN EPIDEMIOLOGY FOR A PERIOD OF SIX MONTHS. TO U.S.A.
    FROM 2005-06-01 TO 2005-12-31


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