Sangita Shelke, MD: Preventive and Social Medicine; Diplomas in Nutrition, Hospital Administration, Psychological counseling

Pune, India
Role: 
Scholar
BJGMC-JHU Fogarty HIV-TB Program Trainee

Education:

MBBS- S.R.T.R Medical College, Ambejogai, Marathwada University, Maharashtra, Dec- 1990.
MD- Preventive and Social Medicine, Government Medical College, Aurangabad. Marathwada University, Maharashtra, Dec- 1994.
PG DHA- Diploma in Hospital Administration, Society for Development and education
Coimbatore, Dec 1997.
PG DND- Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics, Society for Development and education
Coimbatore, Dec 1998.
PG DPC- Diploma in Psychological Counselling, Society for Development and education
Coimbatore, May 1999.
Have done course in Clinical Trials from CMC Vellore Dec- 2009.
Honors and Awards:

Passed MD-PSM, Diploma in Hospital Administration, Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics, Psychological Counselling all exams with DISTINCTION.
Research paper “Husbands commitment in safe motherhood” presented in international conference on women and child health held at Rural Medical College Loni. Nov 1998 and was awarded prize of best paper.
presented research paper “ A study on female Tamasha artists from pune district.” In Annual research conference of B.J.Medical College Pune 2006 and was awarded first prize.

Research Interests:
Indeed TB is a social disease with so many social problems especially the women suffering from TB/HIV undergoes a pathetic life situation. Women are silent suffers, of both HIV and TB in male dominated society of India. My ultimate desire is if I can make a difference in the lives of these silent suffers. My research interests include understanding the factors that improve overall levels and distribution of health status of women. My research interest also includes operational research and health system research. I am also interested in finding out various ways in which defaulters and drug resistant can be minimised.

Characterization of TB-specific T Cell Responses in Highly-exposed, but Uninfected Health Care Workers in India

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2018-10-25
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This study is funded and conducted under the U.S. National Institutes of Health, Fogarty International Center. PIs are Robert Bollinger, MD, MPH; Jyothi Rengarajan, MD, Emory University. Primary Research Question Do health care workers who remain TST negative, despite high-exposure to TB,...

Assessing the Impact of Psychosocial Involvement in Health Care Workers with and without Active Tuberculosis at the Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Government Medical College, Pune, India

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2018-09-13
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This study is funded and conducted under the U.S. National Institutes of Health, Fogarty International Center. The overall goal is to understand the psychosocial involvement in health care workers with and without active tuberculosis. The specific aims of this study are: To understand the...

Perceptions of HCWs on Barriers and Opportunities to Airborne Infection Control Guideline Implementation

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2017-12-07
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This study is funded and conducted under the U.S. National Institutes of Health, Fogarty International Center. Led by Dr. Nishi Suryavanshi, this qualitative, cross-sectional study is assessing healthcare worker (HCW) perceptions about barriers and facilitators to the uptake of airborne infection...