Doctor's Profile

Dr. Farishta Hannah D. Singh


Assistant professor, Department of Community Medicine

Reg. Number: DMC-71074


I completed my MD in Community Medicine at HIMSR in 2021 and thereafter have joined the institute as a senior resident cum LMO. I am involved in the departmental research activities, teaching of undergraduate students as well as patient- care in the health centres. The department is involved in various research activities both with national and international organizations such as ICMR and WHO which gives a good exposure to various research methods. My key areas of interest are Non-communicable diseases, Nutrition and Child health. The multi-faceted exposure provided by this institute enables a holistic development to my learning curve and also a good platform to network with other like-minded individuals.

Area of Interest

  • Maternal and Child Health
  • Nutrition and Non-communicable diseases

Educational Qualifications

Degree Year Name of College & University Registration Number Date of Registration
MD Social and Preventive Medicine/ Communit y Medicine 2021 HIMSR, New Delhi DMC-71074 12-03-2015
MBBS 2014 A.C.S Medical College and Hospital, Dr. M.G.R Educational and Research Institute, Chennai (University) DMC-71074 12-03-2015

Deatils of Teaching Experience

Designation* Institution From To Duration
Assistant Professor HIMSR, New Delhi 21-08-2022 Till Date
Senior Resident cum LMO HIMSR, New Delhi 21-08- 2021 20-08-2022 1 Year
Junior resident -3rd year HIMSR, New Delhi 25-05-2020 15-05-2021 10 months
Junior resident- 2nd year HIMSR, New Delhi 25-05-2019 24-05-2020 12 months
Junior resident- 1st year HIMSR, New Delhi 25-05-2018 24-05-2019 12 months


Research Work & Projects

  • Thesis- A randomized controlled trial to assess the effectiveness of group-based diabetes self-management education (DSME) program on glycemic control, self-care efficacy, and quality of life in individuals with type-2 diabetes.
  • Study to assess the feeding practices among children aged 6 to 24 months in a peri- urban area of South Delhi
  • Assessing Household Transmission & associated Risk Factors for COVID-19 across four-dimensional interactions amongst Residents of Delhi, India: A Prospective Epidemiological Study


  • MD/MS Thesis grant from Indian Council of Medical Research

Membership of Academic Bodies Societies

  • Indian Association of Social and Preventive Medicine (IAPSM)
  • Indian Public Health Association (IPHA)

Workshops/ CMEs/ Conference Organised

  • Capacity building workshop of the Project ‘ Integration of Maternal, Infant and Young child Nutrition’ in 2018
  • A hands-on workshop on Biomedical Research Methodology in 2018.
  • Update on Immunization training for Medical officers, 2019
  • Introductory course on Research Methodology & Biostatistics, in collaboration with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and the Indian Institute of Applied Statistics, in January 2020.
  • Organized a workshop on “Efficient, quality-assured data capture using a mobile phone” in January 2021.

Workshops/ CMEs/ Conference Attended

  • Workshop on management of ulcers in People living with Leprosy, 7th-10th March 2017.
  • CME on RNTCP updates held on 29th May 2018 at ACMS, Delhi Cantt.
  • Conference on World Zoonoses day at VMMC and Safdarjung Hospital on 5th July 2018
  • National Workshop on Basics of Health Economics at LHMC, Delhi on 31st August 2018.
  • Workshop on “Maternal Death Surveillance and Near Miss Review” at MAMC, New Delhi from 6-7th September 2018.
  • Workshop on Basic Epidemiology and Biostatistics at PGIMER, Chandigarh from 3rd December 2018 to 15th December 2018
  • International Conference on Occupational Health and Environmental Health at LHMC, Delhi from 15th Feb -17th Feb 2019.
  • IAPSM National Conference (IAPSMCON 2019) at IGMC, Shimla from 7th March 2019 to 10th March 2019
  • Workshop on “Leadership Skills” at LHMC, New Delhi on 7th May 2019
  • National Conference on One Health-Anti Microbial Resistance and Diseases of Public Health Importance (Zoonotic Diseases) at VMMC and Safdarjung hospital on 3rd July 2019.
  • Workshop on “the Art and Science of Writing a Paper” at Apollo Hospital on 23rd and 24th September 2019
  • Advanced Epidemiology and Biostatistics at PGIMER, Chandigarh from 23rd December 2019 to 04th January 2020.
  • Delhi State Training on Immunization updates, Rotavirus Vaccination, and Vaccine-Preventable Disease Surveillance.
  • Presented an oral presentation at North-Zone IAPSM Conference, Mewat, Haryana, November 2019
  • Workshop on “Meta-analysis- From Evidence to Policy” at AIIMS, Delhi on 28th February 2020
  • Presented a paper at IPHA National Conference, AIIMS New Delhi, 29th Feb- 2nd March 2020
  • Workshop on “Epi-Collect Data collection software” at MAMC, New Delhi, from 6th March 2020 to 7th March 2020
  • Attended and conducted training for Infection Prevention and Control in Hospital during CoVID pandemic in March 2020.
  • Completed a Certificate Course on ‘Leadership skills during COVID era’ in September 2020
  • Completed a course on “The COVID-19 Response in India: Impact on Women and Children’s Health and Wellbeing” by John Hopkin’s University in December 2020.
  • Completed the 6th International Course on Public Health Approaches to Noncommunicable Diseases 2021 (Virtual), jointly organized by PGIMER, AIIMS, World NCD Federation & WHO, from March 2021.
  • International CME on Public Health Approaches to Noncommunicable Diseases (Theme: Systematic review and Meta-analysis for Evidence-based prevention and control of NCDs) jointly organized by World NCD Federation & IAPSMCON 2021 on 7th March 2021.
  • Presented an e-oral paper at IAPSMCON 2021, IAPSM National conference, hosted by PGI Chandigarh