RAVENDRA KUMAR SHARMA
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  RAVENDRA KUMAR SHARMA

Publications

Date of Joining Present Post: 21-12-2009

Address (Off):

NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR RESEARCH IN TRIBAL HEALTH
MEDICAL COLLEGE CAMPUS NAGPUR ROAD P.O.GARHA
JABALPUR - 482003 .
Telephone (off): 0761-2370800
Fax : 0761-2672835
Email : ravendra_s@yahoo.com
Educational Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. (Population Studies) from International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS), Mumbai (2003)
  • Master in Population Studies (MPS) from (IIPS), Mumbai (1998)
  • M.Phil (Economics) from Ch. Charan Singh University, Meerut (1997)
  • M.A (Economics) from Ch. Charan Singh University, Meerut (1996)
  • B.Sc. (Eco, Stat, Math) from DPBS (PG) College, Anupshahr, Dist. Bulandshahr (1994)

Discipline:
MEDICAL STATISTICS
ECONOMICS


Research Experience:
Field of specialization:
  • Bio-statistics
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Health Economics
  • Fertility and RCH studies

Employment Details

  • Scientist ‘B’ (Economics) from 5th April 2006 to 20th Dec. 2009 at Regional Medical Research Centre for Tribals (ICMR), Jabalpur.
  • November 2005 to February 2006 Project Co-ordinator at Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS), Lucknow
  • December 2003 to September 2005 Project Co-ordinator at Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, USA
  • September 2002 to December 2003 Research Officer at Institute of Economic Growth, New Delhi
Membership/Fellowship of Professional Societies/Associations :
  • Life Member of Asian Population Association (APA), Bangkok, Thailand. 
  • Life Member of Indian Association of Health and Social Sciences (IAHSS), Trupati, India.
  • Life Member of Indian Society for Medical Statistics (ISMS), Lucknow (U.P.), India.
  • Life Member of Indian Association for the Study of Population (IASP), New Delhi, India.
Workshops/Conferences/Symposiums :

  • Attended “Technical workshop for Technical/Nodal officers" on National Knowledge Network (NKN) on 25th March, 2011 at "The Main Hall, Conference Centre, Delhi University, Delhi.
  • Thirty Second Annual Conference of IASP on Population and Health at Utakl University, Orissa, 28-30 November 2010. 
    2010 Annual meeting of Population Association of America (PAA), during 15-17 April 2010 at Dallas, Texas, USA
  • International Symposium of Tribal Health, during 27th Feb. – 1st March 2009 at Regional Medical Research Centre (ICMR), Jabalpur. 
  • National Seminar on Population, Environment and Development in Uttarakhand, during 17th -19th March 2008 at Dehradun, organized by International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS), Mumbai .
  • XIX Annual Conference of Indian Association for the Study of Population (IASP), at Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi during 26th – 28th October 2007.
  • International Workshop on Malaria and Vector Borne Diseases, organized jointly by Regional Medical Research Centre for Tribals (ICMR) and National Malaria Research Centre (ICMR) during 16th – 19th October 2007 at RMRCT, Jabalpur. 
  • Bhopal Seminar 2007: Contemporary Issues in Population and Health, organized jointly by Shyam Institute, Bhopal and Govt. of Madhya Pradesh, Bhopal, during 17th -19th January 2007. 
  • National Symposium on Tribal Health, held at RMRCT, Jabapur, on 19-20th October 2006.
  • National Workshop on Issues concerning Large Scale Survey on Health and Nutrition, Organized by National Institute of Medical Statistics (NIMS) at ICMR, Hqrs. Delhi during on 3rd & 4th February 2006. 
  • Workshop on Survival Analysis, organised by Dept. of Biostatistics, SGPGIMS, Lucknow in association with University of South Alabama, USA, on 26 December 2004.
  • Workshop on Missing Girl, 30-31 October 2003, organised by Dept. of Sociology, Delhi School of Economics, Delhi University, Delhi. 
  • Twenty-Fifth Annual Conference of IASP on Women’s Empowerment and Population Stabilization, at IIPS, Mumbai, co-sponsored by UNFPA, New Delhi and IIPS, Mumbai, 11-13 February 2002.
  • International Conference on Issues on Population Stabilization and Development, 8th -10th February 2002, Organised by Council of Cultural Growth and Cultural Relations, The Universe, Cuttack, in collaboration with UNFPA, New Delhi and PFI, New Delhi.
  • XXIV Indian Social Science Congress on Development of India in 21st Century, 1-4 march 2001, Chandigarh, conducted by Indian Academy of Social Sciences, Allahabad and Punjab University, Chandigarh. 
  • Millennium Conference on Population, Development and Environment Nexus, Feb. 14-16, 2000, New Delhi, Conducted by IASP, Population Foundation of India (PFI) New Delhi, and UNFPA, New Delhi.
  • International Conference on Population Issues on the eve of 21st century, Feb. 9-12, 1998, at Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India, conducted by IASP.

Awards:
  • Young Scientist Award for Third Best oral presented at National Symposium on Tribal Health held at RMRCT (ICMR), during 19th – 20th October 2006, Jabalpur, India.
  • Raja Rao Memorial Award for best Research Work/PhD thesis in Population Studies/Economics/Operation & Survey Research, presented by Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), Kolkata, 2004.
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Doctoral Scholarship granted by Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund, New Delhi.
  • Junior Research Fellowship granted by University Grant Commission, New Delhi.
  • Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Memorial Gold Medal for securing highest marks in MA (Economics) in the University.
  • Smt. Kirti Devi Jain Memorial Gold Medal for securing highest marks in post-graduation at Department of Economics, University Campus, Ch. Charan Singh University Meerut.

  • Qualified online course on Human Subjects Research Education on January 20, 2005, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, USA.
  • Qualified Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) of University Grant Commission, New Delhi in Economics
  • Qualified National Eligibility Test (NET) of University Grant Commission, New Delhi in Population Studies
  • Government of India Fellowship to pursue the M.P.S. Degree course at IIPS, Mumbai, during June 1997 to May 1998.
  • 1st Rank in M.Phil for securing highest marks in Department, Ch. Charan Singh University, Meerut, India
  • University Merit Scholarship to pursue the M.Phil. Degree course

Short-term Training Course/Programmes Completed

  • Training com workshop on Stochastic Models and their applications, during 22nd September – 4th October 2008 at Department of Statistics, Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi. 
  • Completed certificate course on M & E Fundamentals course of Global Health E-learning Centre, USAID on 12 August 2008. 珪
  • Completed MEASURE Evaluation web course of Monitoring & Evaluation Network of Training Online Resources (MENTOR) on 4 February 2008.
  • Short term course on Economic Basis of Health Care Intervention during 16th to 18th August 2007 at WHO Collaborative Training Centre for Community Based Health Professions Education, Community Health Department, Christian Medical College, Vellore.
  • Online course on Human Subjects Research Education on January 20, 2005, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, USA.
  • Training Programme on Large Scale Demographic Survey (NFHS/DHS) Data Management, 6-7 April, 2002, organised by Data Centre, IIPS, Mumbai.
  • Training Programme on POPLINE Bibliographic on Reproductive Health Data Base, 14-15, February 2002, organised by Data Centre, IIPS, Mumbai.
  • Winter Programme on “Data Analysis in Social Sciences” at Tata Institute for Social Sciences, Deonar, Mumbai. Feb 25 March 6, 1999, sponsored by ICSSR, New Delhi.

Foreign Visits:
  1. PARTICIPATION IN THE POPULATION ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA ANNUAL MEETING 2010. TO U.S.A.
    FROM 2010-04-15 TO 2010-04-20


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