Prof. (Dr.) Saudan Singh

Dean- North DMC Medical College

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Professor Saudan Singh Joined as Dean, North Delhi Municipal Corporation Medical College & Hindu Rao Hospital on 8th May 2018. Before assuming the charge of Dean of North Delhi Municipal Corporation Medical College, he was serving as Vice Chancellor, Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna, Uttrakhand Medical Education University, Dehradun, Vice Chancellor Uttakhand Ayurved University, Dehradun and Director, National Organ & Tissue Transplant Organization (NOTTO), Ministry of health & Family Welfare Govt. of India.

Dr Saudan Singh has excellent academic record, vast administrative teaching, training and research experience in the field of medical education. He completed his M.B.B.S. degree from B.R.D. Medical College, Gorakhpur & MD (Community Medicine) from All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS), New Delhi. He completed his PhD from Department of Public Health, Osaka University Medical School, Japan & DSc from HNB Medical University, Uttrakhand, Dehradun.

With over 31 years of administrative and academic experience Dr Saudan Singh has served at various prestigious positions like Director General of Medical Education & Training, Government of Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow, Director, Rural Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, Saifai U.P. (Now, converted into Uttar Pradesh University of Medical Sciences, Saifai Etawah), Principal, S.N. Medical College Agra, Principal, B.R.D Medical College, Gorakhpur, Head of Department Community Medicine at Vardhman Mahavir Medical College (VMMC) & Safdarjung Hospital and Professor of Community Medicine, Maulana Azad Medical College, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, New Delhi.

As the Director General of Medical Education & Training. Uttar Pradesh he had made significant contributions in the field of medical education. After 40 years in the history of Uttar Pradesh, new medical colleges were established with intake of 100 MBBS/year in each medical college viz Rural Institute of Medical Sciences Saifai Etawah, Mahamaya Medical College Ambedkar Nagar, Tanda and Government medical college Kannauj. B.R.D. Medical College Gorakhpur and Maharani Laxmi Bai Medical College, Jhansi, got recognition after sixteen years. The MBBS intake was also increased from 50 to 100 students in both these colleges. Post Graduate seats were increased. Majority of unrecognized PG seats of MD/MS got recognized.

He was the Principal B.R.D. Medical College Gorakhpur in year 2005, during this period the biggest epidemic of Japanese Encephalitis occurred in Eastern part of Uttar Pradesh. Record number of Japanese Encephalitis patients came to B.R.D. Medical College from neighboring district, the state of Bihar and Nepal. There was outstanding contribution in management of patient care, prevention and control of Japanese Encephalitis.

He established the Department of Community Medicine, Vardhman Mahavir Medical College, New Delhi with excellent facilities for Undergraduate, Postgraduate, teaching, training, research and patient care. He has published and presented more than hundred research papers in National and International journals and presented papers in National and International conference. He has supervised many postgraduate and PhD students as Chief guide/co-guide.

Professor Saudan Singh served as Chairman & Advisor of many committees of repute like in national Institute of Health & Family Welfare Govt. of India, New Delhi and Chairman/Member Selection Committees in various Institutes/Medical Colleges, Member, Technical Advisory Committee of Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India, Department of Science & Technology for S&T Communication on “I – STEM Demonstration” [Innovation and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) Demonstration] since August 17, 2012.

He was nominated as Nodal Officer, Government of India Ministry of health & Family Welfare, Directorate General of health Services Nirman Bhawan to provide technical inputs sought by the Empowered Committee under the North East Industrial and Investment Promotion Policy (NEIIPP), 2007. Many times invited by UPSC as advisor for the selection of Medical Officers through combined medical services and recruitment of faculty positions for Preventive & Social Medicine/Community Medicine.

Professor Saudan Singh in his illustrious career spanning 40 year has received several fellowships, prominent among them are Colombo Plan Fellowship for Training Course in HIV/AIDS Control Plan, Sponsored by Japan International Corporation Agency (JICA) from 11/11/1996 to 12/12/1996, the prestigious JSPS (RONPAKU) Fellowship for five years to conduct research (Fellowship was for Promotion of Science within the frame work of India Japan Research Co-Operation under Govt. of India, Ministry of Science & Technology and Govt. of Japan) and worked there as Visiting Professor. Nominated as National Trainer by National AIDS Control Organization (NACO), Ministry of Health & family Welfare, Government of India to create pool of master trainers for prevention and control of HIV/AIDS in India.

He is currently serving as Chairman Programme Advisory Committee, NIHFW under Ministry of Health Family Welfare, Govt. of India. He is also Executive Member of Delhi Medical Council. Life member of various professional bodies like Indian Association of Preventive and Social Medicine (IAPSM), Indian Public Health Association (IPHA) and Indian Association for Malaria and other Communicable diseases.

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