Year : 2014 | Volume
: 39 | Issue : 1 | Page : 53-
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. Obituary.Indian J Community Med 2014;39:53-53
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. Obituary. Indian J Community Med [serial online] 2014 [cited 2021 Jan 17 ];39:53-53
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Prof. Deoki Nandan was born on 25 th October, 1951 in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh. He did his MD (PSM) from KGMS Lucknow in 1978. He was awarded many awards in the his career, the most valuable being Doctor Honoris Causa awarded by Odessa State University, Ukraine in 1975. He began his public health career as medical officer in the year 1979 at KGMC, Lucknow. In 1980, he joined SN Medical College, Agra as Lecturer where he became the Professor and head of the SPM department in 1999 and went on to become the Principal/Dean and Chief of Hospital in 2003. In 2007, he became the Director of the National Institute of Health and Family Welfare, New Delhi. After his retirement in 2011 he joined as the Chancellor of the Santosh Medical University, Ghaziabad. Recently he was the Chairman, Uttar Pradesh Secondary Education Service Selection Board (status of Minister of State, Govt. of Uttar Pradesh). He was also the Chief Editor of Indian Journal of Community Medicine and in his regime it was indexed with PUBMED. He had also been the president of both IAPSM and IPHA.
He was Technical member of PSC selection boards of Govt. of MP, UP and Uttaranchal; Academic Council member for Agra, Aligarh and Gwalior Universities; Member Governing Council of State Medical Faculty, UP and examiner for MBBS/MD examinations for more than 30 universities. He was also being nominated by Govt. of UP for Human Rights and was also been invited as an expert in international meets/workshops.
Dr. Nandan actively worked in the field of public Health for more than 30 years and during this period he had been an adviser and had provided consultancy to many international Organizations e.g. WHO-SEARO, UNICEF, CARE-India, EPOS, Population Council, MOST-India and USAID. He was also member of many state level committees and National Technical Expert Committees specifically for AIDS, IMCI and Child Health. He was also been identified as National Trainer for ICDS, CSSM, RCH, RTI/STD, HIV/AIDS and IMCI. He successfully undertaken more than 45 community based studies/research/projects on issues related to EPI, RCH, RTI/STD, and HIV/AIDS, in collaboration with national and international agencies, and has numerous research papers (195) published in national and international scientific journals.