Doctor's Profile

Dr. Aparna Chakravarty

MBBS, MD

Associate professor, Department of Paediatrics

Reg. Number: DMC-27823

aparnachakravarty74@gmail.com

About

Has more than 18 years of experience in the field of pediatrics and is competent in all neonatal and pediatric case management. Has started the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) in 2017 at HAHC Hospital and is currently leading the team. Has worked in state-of-the-art hospitals in the country (AIIMS Delhi, Max Hospital Delhi) and abroad (SickKids, Toronto) before embarking on an academic teaching career at HIMSR, Delhi. Is very passionate about teaching and considers oneself a lifelong learner. Completed a 2 years fellowship program in infectious diseases from University of Toronto and now pursuing MSc Infectious Diseases Distance Learning from University of London. Actively involved in collaborative Multi-centric Vaccine Clinical Trial and Research. Believes in hardwork, sincerity and good communication skills and tries to practise these in daily activities. Likes to travel and read as leisure activities and is an aggressive dog lover.

Area of Interest

  • Infectious diseases
  • Immunology and Vaccine Research
  • Pediatric Intensive Care and Nutrition.

Educational Qualifications

Degree Year Name of College & University Registration Number Date of Registration
MD 2005 Guwahati Medical College Guahati University DMC- 27823 28-07-2005
MBBS 1998 Guwahati Medical College Guahati University DMC- 27823 28-07-2005

Deatils of Teaching Experience

Designation* Institution From To Duration
Associate Professor HIMSR, New Delhi 02-06-2020 Till Date
Assistant Professor HIMSR, New Delhi 01-04-2015 01-06-2020 5 years 3 months
Senior Resident AIIMS Delhi 01-01-2006 01-01-2009 3 years

Publications

Research Work & Projects

  • PRIMARY INVESTIGATOR-2 – Uncovering the genetics of novel Salmonella typhi strains from delayed responders to treatment (ICMR Proposal Id- 2020-2800)
  • PRIMARY INVESTIGATOR- An open label, randomized, active controlled, multi-centric Phase II/III study in Indian toddlers and infants to assess the immunogenicity and safety of SIIPL HEXASIILTM (DTwP-HepB-Hib) + Poliovac (IPV) vaccines, administered as separate injections (SII-wHEXA-IN/02)
  • CO-INVESTIGATOR- A Phase 3, Randomized, Double-blind study to evaluate the immunogenicity, Safety and Tolerability of Serum Institute of India’s 10 Valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PNEUMOSIL) in Healthy Indian Infants (PCV-10-004)-
  • C0-INVESTIGATOR- A Seamless Phase II/III, Double-blind, Multi-centre, Randomized Clinical Trial to Evaluate Immunogenecity and Safety of BBV87, an Inactivated Chikungunya Virus Vaccine in Healthy Subjects 12-65 Years of Age
  • PI- Antibiotic Use in Bronchiolitis- A Prospective Study in a Teaching Institute in Northern India
  • PI- A Multicentric Study on Knowledge, Attitude and Practice about Antimicrobial Stewardship of Indian Medical Students.
  • Co-PI Dengue project (Protective and pathogenic immunity in dengue virus infection with Jamia Hamdard- Institute of Molecular Medicine

Fellowship

  • Fellowship Pediatric Infectious Diseases, SickKids, University of Toronto, Canada

Membership of Academic Bodies Societies

  • Life Member of Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP)
  • Life Member of Infectious disease chapter of IAP
  • Life Member of Indian Society of Pediatrics and Adolescent Endocrinology (ISPAE)
  • Life Member of IYCF chapter of IAP
  • Member of European Society of Pediatric Infectious Disease (ESPID)

Invited Talks and Lectures

  • Poster presentation ”Intrathoracic TB in adolescents” ID Week 2012 SanDiego
  • Faculty Paediatric Conference of North India, 22-24 December, Delhi 2017
  • E-Poster Presentation 36th Annual Meeting of European Society of Paediatric Infectious Diseases (ESPID), Sweden May 28-Jun 2nd 2018.
  • Poster presentation International Symposium on Infectious Diseases. Jamia Hamdard Delhi and Regional Centre for Biotechnology, Faridabad 12-14 November 2018
  • Fever with rash Pediatric CME Rainbow Children’s Hospital Malviya Nagar, March 2019

Workshops/ CMEs/ Conference Organised

  • Co-ordinator/ Quiz Master for IAP 30th UG Quiz College round at HIMSR,2017

Workshops/ CMEs/ Conference Attended

  • Essential Vaccinology Course EVAC Feb 2017 Sohna, Gurgaon
  • CME on Clinical Research, HIMSR, 16th May 2017
  • 2nd Indian Pediatrics Workshop on Research Methodology, Delhi 3rd - 5th November,2017
  • Paediatric Conference of North India, 22-24 December, Delhi 2017
  • CME on Immunization Update, HIMSR, Delhi 15th May 2018
  • CME on PedsSepsis 2018, 4th May, CNBC, Delhi
  • 36th Annual Meeting of European Society of Paediatric Infectious Diseases (ESPID), Sweden May 28-Jun 2nd 2018.
  • 3rd National Pediatric TB Update, 15th July 2018, NITRD, Delhi
  • Mid-term CME on Pediatric gastroenteroIogy ISPGHAN Sept 2018, Gurgaon
  • International Symposium on Infectious Diseases. Jamia Hamdard Delhi and Regional Centre for Biotechnology, Faridabad 12-14 November 2018
  • North India Pediatric Infectious Disease Conference 12th and 13th January 2019
  • Standardised Xray Interpretation Workshop (INCLEN-JHU led INSPIRE study) 3-5 May 2019
  • ICMR/NIE Basic Course of Biomedical Research November 2020
  • Revised Basic Workshop in Medical Education Technologies April 6-8, 2021
  • Programme on implementation of NABH 5th Edition Standards for Hospitals June 1-3, 2021