The Department of Community Medicine, Hi-Tech Medical College and Hospital ( The first private sector medical college in Bhubaneswar, Odisha)was established since the inception of the college& started functioning for under graduate teaching in July, 2005 with 100 students intake capacity and for post graduate training from 2012.(with 6 nos. of seats per year) with fully qualified and experienced teaching faculty & staff from the very beginning.
The department is engaged in teaching & training of undergraduates, and research in various aspects of public health. Besides this, students of MHA, Nursing (MSc., BSc. & GNM) and BDS are undergoing training in different health centres of this department.
Separate Rural and Urban Health Training Centers have been established so as to impart field-practice training to medical students and helping the needy people nearby and those in remote areas. The RHTC is at Sundarapada village of Khurdha district and the UHTC is at IRC village (Salia Sahi Slum) in Bhubaneswar.
The department is fully equipped with a biostatistical unit, Laboratory, demonstration room, Seminar room, well informative museum,departmental library, computer with internet facility, public health lab.
The library is maintained with latest editions of books of Community Medicine and allied subjects, it contains also latest journals, Annual reports, publications of Department of Health Services and various publications of WHO and other national and international organizations.
A big hall equipped with sufficient models, specimens and charts on relevant subjects of Community Medicine and Public health importance.
Teaching and training to undergraduate MBBS Students& PG trainees on computer software program of EPI info and SPSS.
The department has fully equipped public health laboratory including entomology laboratory for teaching and training of students.
The department has two big demonstration rooms equipped with Audio-visual aids, LCD, Overhead projector and slide projector.
The department has a seminar hall well equipped with LCD projector, screen along with sound system.
. Undergraduate students are trained in community medicine with an optima blend of faculty& Didactic lectures
. Multidisciplinary teaching in association with departments of Paediatrcs, O&G, Pulmonary TB&Chest,Oncology and Medicine on family welfare,reproductive & child health(RCH),Communicable&non-communicable diseases.
. Problem based learning in Epidemiological Exercises,Nutrition & Health statistics.
. Demonstrations on various spotters in nutrition ,immunizing agents,contraceptives,entomology,insecticides,disinfectantscommunity health utilities& protective devices.
. Seminars & systematized tutorials & structured format.
. Regular field training in UHTC & RHTC.
. Field visits to PHC, CHC ,ICDS, Water works, Sewage Treatment plant, OMFED plant, Regional vaccine store(WIC & WIF).
. Lectures, seminar ,Journal presentation, Research activities
. Group discussion on current public health issues
. Community based teaching
. CME & Paper presentation
|Sl.No. ||Designation ||Name ||Qualification |
|1 ||Professor & HOD ||Dr. Priyatama Singh ||MD |
|2 ||Professor ||Dr. Saroj Kumar Sahu ||MD |
|3 ||Professor ||Dr. Archana Pattanaik ||MD |
|4 ||Professor ||Dr. Lisa Sarangi ||MD |
|5 ||Asst. Prof. ||Dr. Vijay Kumar ||MD |
|6 ||Asst. Prof. ||Dr. Hammir Singh ||MD |
|7 ||Epidemiologist-cum-Asst. Prof. ||Dr. Geetika Singh ||MD |
|8 ||Statistician cum Asst. Prof./Lect. ||Sri Bulu Mohanty ||M.Sc. |
|9 ||Tutor ||Dr. Chandan Samantara ||MBBS |
|10 ||Tutor ||Dr. Soumya Sucharita Mohanty ||MBBS |
|11 ||Tutor ||Dr. Anindita Maiti ||MBBS |
|12 ||Tutor ||Dr. Sabyasachi Roy ||MBBS |
|13 ||Tutor ||Dr. Nidhi Priya ||MBBS |
|14 ||Tutor ||Dr. Shiba Sai Swarup ||MBBS |
|15 ||Tutor ||Dr. Roshan Ku. Agrawal ||MBBS |
|16 ||Tutor ||Dr. Antaryami Sahoo ||MBBS |
|17 ||Tutor ||Dr. Mahesh Rath ||MBBS |
|Rural Health Training Centre |
|18 ||Asst. Prof. ||Dr. Smiti Narain ||MD |
|19 ||LMO ||Dr. Smrutishree Mohapatra ||MBBS |
|Urban Health Training Centre |
|20 ||Asst. Prof. ||Dr. Nalinikanta Tripathy ||MD |
|21 ||LMO ||Dr. Sukanya Patra ||MBBS |
Services available at UHTC and RHTC:
. OPD& IPD services
. Family welfare services
. Training of medical and paramedical students.
. Family Health Survey
. Involvement in research activities
. Health education
. Support in implementation of national health programmes in Collabration Orissa State Govt.
Other activities carried out in the department
. School Health Surveys
. Regular Health camps
. Immunization clinic on every Wednesday