Doctor's Profile

Dr. Archana Thakur

MBBS, MD, PGD in Health Economics, Health Financing & Policy

Assistant professor, Department of Community Medicine

Reg. Number: DMC/R-10281


An academician, researcher, and a public health expert with 6+ years of experience in MBBS/MD/DNB teaching, research, patient care, health center management and health system strengthening. Major field experience includes District Rapid response team during covid 19 pandemic, state monitors for Intensified Mission Indradhanush and IPPI monitoring.  Worked as principal investigators in many projects including project under FORD Foundation. Main areas of interest are non communicable disease, health economics, biomedical research, and epidemiology. Currently working as Assistant Professor in Hamdard Institute of Medical Sciences and Research.

Area of Interest

  • Epidemiology
  • Biomedical research
  • Economic evaluation
  • Biostatistics

Educational Qualifications

Degree Year Name of College & University Registration Number Date of Registration
PGD in Health economics, Health financing and policy 2020 Public Health Foundation of India DMC/R-10281
MD(Community Medicine) 2017 Lady Hardinge Medical College, Delhi University DMC/R-10281
MBBS 2013 Maulana Azad Medical College , Delhi University DMC/R-10281

Deatils of Teaching Experience

Designation* Institution From To Duration
Assistant Professor HIMSR, New Delhi 09-06-2021 Till Date
Senior Resident LHMC, Delhi 02-06-2018 05-06-2021 3 Years
Senior Resident (Registrar ) St. Stephen Medical College, Delhi 11-09-2017 11-06-2018 9 Months


Research Work & Projects

  • Family expenditure on diabetes care among patients attending diabetic clinic in a government hospital of Delhi
  • A facility-based study of antenatal depression and its risk factors in an urban slum of East Delhi.
  • Pre-post study to assess efficacy of a brief nutrition education session among school going adolescent girls
  • Contemporary adolescent social – behavioral issues among urban school going girls
  • Cross sectional study on morbidity pattern and health seeking behaviour of the geriatric population in a rural area of district Faridabad, Haryana
  • Assessment of Cardiovascular and Stroke risk using WHO / ISH risk prediction chart in people aged > 40 years in Palam area of Delhi
  • An online study to assess the disposal of Personal protective equipment at home amid COVID 19 Pandemic in India, Indian journal of community and family medicine.


  • Received BEST POSTER Award for “Effect of Diabetes on Economic Productivity” 4th International Conference on Occupational and Environmental Health, 2019

Membership of Academic Bodies Societies

  • Life membership of Indian Association of Preventive and Social Medicine (IAPSM). Life membership no. is 4000.
  • Life membership of Indian Association for adolescent Health. Membership no. is 451

Invited Talks and Lectures

  • Moderation of panel discussion in Medical Conventus, LHMC on the topic” Rational approach to drug resistant Tuberculosis” in the year 2017
  • Volunteered as a guest speaker in Health education camp for female construction worker on “Menstrual Hygiene and Nutritional Anaemia” the occasion of International Women’s Day Organised by Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. In the year 2018
  • Organized and lead a health education camp in a slum of Seemapuri, Delhi, in collaboration with YMCA, Delhi
  • Contributed as Faculty Volunteer at “Medical Conventus” 2019 in a workshop on Diet and Dialogues held at LHMC Delhi on 31st March 2019.

Workshops/ CMEs/ Conference Organised

  • Organised National workshop on Basics of Health economics as Organising secretary in the department of Community Medicine, Ladu Hardinge Medical College, in the year 2018
  • Organised 4th International conference on occupational and environmental health and preconference workshop in the year 2019 , being part of Souvenir committee and Registration committee.

Workshops/ CMEs/ Conference Attended

  • Participated in the “Workshop on Safe Motherhood” held at lLady Hardinge Medical college , New Delhi on 6th June 2019.
  • Preconference CME of IAPSMCON 2021-“ Economics of Health and Health care “ on 9th March 2021, held at Department of Community Medicine and school of Public Health , PGIMER Chandigarh
  • “Health Diplomacy in Pandemic times” - Online CME , held at St. Stephen Hospital- IIHMR Delhi 20th-21st Feb 2020, earned 2 credit hours Accredited by DMA.
  • Online Certificate course on “Introduction to Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis” from John Hopkins University – Coursera.
  • Online Certificate course on “Biostatistics in public Health using R” from Course era
  • Organised and Participated in National Workshop on ‘Basics of Health Economics’ at Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi on 31st August, 2018 and earned 6 Credit Hours Accredited by Delhi Medical Council.
  • Participated in Preconference Workshop on ‘Stress/Burnout management at workplace’ at Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi on 14th February, 2019 as a part of 4th International Conference on Occupational and Environmental Health and earned 6.5 Credit Hours Accredited by Delhi Medical Council vide its letter 3042/DMC/CME/16C/2/2019 dated 31st January 2019. (Delegate and Rapporteur)
  • Contributed as Faculty Volunteer at “Medical Conventus” 2019 in a workshop on Diet and Dialogues held at LHMC Delhi on 31st March 2019.
  • Attended a training programme on ‘Hospital Infection Control and BMW Management Training Programme’ at Department of Microbiology, Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi, 2018.
  • “Hands on Workshop on Data analysis”, held at Department of Community medicine, LHMC, 4th-5th December 2015.
  • Participated in the ‘Orientation Workshop on Protocol Development’ for 1st year postgraduate students at Lady Hardinge Medical College and Associated Hospitals, New Delhi August 2014.
  • 60th National Annual Conference of Indian Public Health Association held on 4th-6th March 2016
  • 3rd ICOEH, New Delhi, India on 23rd-25th September 2016
  • 44th Annual National Conference, IAPSMCON 2017, February 10th-12th 2017
  • National Conference on Urban Health, held at International Institute of Health management research February 24-25th 2018.
  • 4th International Conference on Occupational and Environmental Health, 15th-17th February 2019, LHMC, New Delhi.
  • 46th Annual National conference of IAPSM 2019 & International symposium on National Health Protection mission, 8th- 10th March 2019, IGMC Shimla