Prof. (Dr.) Mridu Dudeja
MBBS, MD, MBA (Gold Medalist)
Professor, Department of Microbiology
Reg. Number: DMC-21875
Prof. (Dr.) Mridu Dudeja an acclaimed microbiologist, assumed her role as the Dean/ Principal HIMSR & HAHC Hospital in 2020. She is responsible for maintaining and further developing the standards of both Medical teaching and Healthcare services at HIMSR & HAHC Hospital. Prof. Dudeja provides vision and leadership across all aspects of medical activities including research strategy, educational policy, relationships with external agencies, interactions with Foundation Trust, improving diversity and equality and the use of resources. She works closely with the Management, Medical Superintendent and Heads of the 21 Departments to foster strong interdisciplinary links across the spectrum of academic activity and with other medical institutions and hospitals to help maintain excellence in teaching & training for undergraduate and postgraduate courses including other hospital activities.
Prior to her current position, she has served distinctly as the Head Department of Microbiology at HIMSR & HAHCH. Her work at HIMSR spans from diagnostics and medical teaching to clinical research including setting up of an NABL accredited State of Art, Molecular Biology Lab. She initiated the MSc., PhD and PG programs in the Department of Microbiology
As the Director Quality Control & Assurance, Prof. Dudeja was involved in formulating hospital policies and training programs. She also worked in close collaboration with partners both governmental and non-governmental as an NABL & NABH Quality Assessor to ensure that all, patient and organisation centric practices are carried out with internationally recognized best practices. She was instrumental in getting HAHC Hospital, NABH accredited.
Prof. Dudeja also spearheaded the Department of Paramedical Sciences with a wide range of degree and diploma courses with the strength of nearly 1500 students.
International work experience as Associate Dean (Professor) & Head Microbiology at RAK Medical & Health Science University; Ras-Al- Khaimah, UAE adds to her rich and diverse academic profile.
Prof. Dudeja is backed by versatile work experience as Associate Professor (Microbiology) at Maulana Azad Medical College (MAMC) and as Associate Professor/ Assistant Professor / Senior Resident (Microbiology) at Lady Hardinge Medical College (LHMC), the two renowned medical colleges in India.
Trained at the most prestigious institute, Prof. Dudeja has earned her undergraduate medical degree (1975) and master’s degree in Microbiology (1981) from Lady Hardinge Medical College. She has also received Post M.D. Training in Biotechnology and Molecular Biology at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi in 2001 and was a certified specialist Microbiologist in Public Health & Medical Laboratory from USA. Prof. Dudeja is the proud owner of Gold Medal in MBA (Health Care Administration) from Faculty of Management Studies, Delhi University in 2012.
A pioneering microbiologist-scientist, Prof. Dudeja’s research interests are focused on Tuberculosis, Bacterial Gasteroenteritis and Bacterial pathogenesis. She has authored more than 30 research articles in reputed national and international journals.
Area of Interest
- Principal area of research includes of Tuberculosis
- Principal area of research includes of Bacterial Gastroenteritis
- Principal area of research includes of Bacterial Pathogenesis.
|Degree||Year||Name of College & University||Registration Number||Date of Registration|
|MBA||2012||Faculty of Management Studies, Delhi University|
|NABL Assessor Training: National Accreditation Board for Laboratories||2011||Quality Council of India|
|NABH Assessor Training: Essential Standards for Medical Laboratories||2010||Quality Council of India|
|Certified Specialist Microbiologist Public Health & Medical Laboratory||2008||American Society Microbiology, U.S.A|
|Post M.D. Training in Biotechnology||2001||AIIMS, New Delhi|
|Residency in Microbiology||1984||LHMC, Delhi||DMC-21875|
|MD||1981||LHMC, Delhi University||DMC-21875|
|MBBS||1975||LHMC, Delhi University||DMC-21875|
Deatils of Teaching Experience
|Dean||HIMSR, New Delhi||30-01-2020||Till Date|
|Professor & HOD||HIMSR, New Delhi||05-01-2011||06-03-2021||10 Years 3 Months|
|Professor & HOD||HIMSR, New Delhi||06-01-2011||30-01-2020||9 Years 1 Month|
|Associate Professor||HIMSR, New Delhi||07-01-2001||08-11-2011||10 Years 10 Months|
|Director Lab||SLJ Hospital, Delhi||09-01-2008||04-12-2010||2 Years 11 Months|
|Dean, Professor & HOD||RAK Medical & Health Sciences University, Ras-Al-Khaimah, UAE||08-01-2006||08-01-2007||1 Year|
|Associate Professor||TMMC||01-02-2008||31-08-2009||1 Year 06 Months 30 Days|
|Associate Professor||MAMC||18-08-1988||31-10-1991||3 Years 02 Months 13 Days|
|Associate Professor||LHMC||05-04-1988||18-08-1988||04 Months 27 Days|
|Assistant Professor||LHMC & Central Govt. Hospitals with Public Health Laboratories, MOHFW, Delhi, India||15-03-1985||15-04-1988||3 Years|
|Senior Resident||LHMC, New Delhi||01-04-1981||30-06-1984||2 Years 2 Months 29 Days|
|Junior Resident||LHMC, New Delhi||01-04-1978||31-03-1981||2 Years 11 Months 30 Days|
- Nirwan, P.K., Chatterjee, N., Panwar, R., Dudeja M, Jaggi N. Mutations in two component system (PhoPQ and PmrAB) in colistin resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae from North Indian tertiary care hospital. J Antibiot (2021).
- Das AK, Dudeja M, Kohli S, Ray P, Singh M, Kaur PS. Biofilm synthesis and other virulence factors in multidrug-resistant uropathogenic enterococci isolated in Northern India. Indian J Med Microbiol 2020;38:200-9
- Pandey V, Singh P, Singh S, Arora N, Quadir N, Singh S, Das A K, Dudeja M, Kapur P, Ehtesham NZ, Elangovan R, Hasnain S. SeeTB: A novel alternative to sputum smear microscopy to diagnose tuberculosis in high burden countries. Scientific Reports. (2019) 9:16371
- Hassan N, Singh M, Sulaiman S, Jain P, Sharma K, Nandy S, Dudeja M, Ali A, and Iqbal Z. Molecular Docking-Guided Ungual Drug-Delivery Design for Amelioration of Onychomycosis. ACS Omega 2019; 4: 9583−9592
- Priya Prasad, Namita Singh, Banashree Das, Sheikh Raisuddin, Mridu Dudeja & Sangita Rastogi (2018): Cytokine-induced expression of nitric oxide synthases in Chlamydia trachomatis-infected spontaneous aborters, The Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine.
- Mehvash Haider, Parul Bansal, Ayan Kumar Das, Mridu Dudeja and Shyamasree Nandy. 2017. Prevalence of Metallo Beta Lactamase Production among Bacterial Isolates in Cases of Neonatal Septicemia in HAHC Hospital, Delhi. Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 6(4): 1342-1348.
- Prasad P, Singh N, Das B, Raisuddin S, Dudeja M, Rastogi S. Differential expression of circulating Th1/ Th2/ Th17 cytokines in serum of Chlamydia trachomatis-infected women undergoing incomplete spontaneous abortion. Microbial Pathogenesis. 2017;110:152-158.
- Prasad P, Singh N, Das B, Raisuddin S, Dudeja M, Rastogi S. Differential expression of superoxide dismutases in early aborters infected with Chlamydia trachomatis. International Journal of Infectious Diseases, 45S: 203-4 (2016).
- Mirza MA, Panda AK, Asif S, Verma D, Talegaonkar S, Manzoor N, Khan A, Ahmed FJ, Dudeja M & Zeenat Iqbal. A vaginal drug delivery model. Drug Deliv, 2016; Early Online: 1–12. DOI: 10.3109/10717544.2016.1153749
- Tewari R, Makeeja V, Dudeja M. Prevalence of hepatitis A in southern part of Delhi, India. International Journal of Medical Science and Public Health .2016 ; 5 (10):2076-70
- Fatima E, Anwar A, Dudeja M, Akhtar M, Najmi AK. Drug utilization pattern and adverse drug reaction monitoring in urinary tract infection patients in a tertiary care hospital. Journal of Drug Delivery & Therapeutics. 2015; 5(6):23-30
- Tewari R, Jamal S, Dudeja M. Mobiles and pens of hospital staff, patients and visitors found to carry MRSA.2015. NJLM; 4(4):19-23
- Das A K, Nandy S, Dudeja M. Prevalence of aac(6′)-Ie-aph(2″)-Ia gene and drug resistance pattern of Enterococcus isolated in a tertiary care hospital. Int J Community Med Public Health. 2015; 2(4): 520-525
- Nandy S, Das A K, Dudeja M, Tewari R, Haider M, Hassan A. Prevalence of Metallo beta lactamase in clinical isolates of Pseudomonas aeruginosa from a tertiary care hospital of South Delhi. Int J Community Med Public Health. 2015; 2(4): 566-569
- Tewari R, Jamal S, Dudeja M. Antimicrobial resistance pattern of Salmonella enterica servars in Southern Delhi. Int J Community Med Public Health. 2015; 2(3): 254-258
- Banoo S, Alam M.S, Javed K, Dudeja M, Das A.K, Dhulap A. Synthesis, biological evaluation and molecular docking studies of some pyrazolines and ishazolines derivatives. European J Medicinal Chemistry. 2015;95:96-103
- Kapur P, Das A K, Kapur P R, Dudeja M. Balantidium coli liver abscess: first case report from India. Journal of Parasitic Diseases. 2014.DOI 10.1007/s12639-014-0464-0
- Tewari, R., Dudeja, M., Das, A. K., & Nandy, S. Isolation of Aeromonas salmonicida from human blood sample- A case report.2014.JCDR. 8(2):139-140
- Tewari, R., Dudeja, M., Das, A. K., & Nandy, S. (2013). Kocuria Kristinae in Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infection: A Case Report. Journal of clinical and diagnostic research:2013 JCDR, 7(8), 1692.
- Das, A. K., Nandy, S., Dudeja, M., Tewari, R., & Alam, S. The Incidence of Nocardiosis at Pulmonary and Extra–Pulmonary Sites. Journal of clinical and diagnostic research: 2013 JCDR, 7(7), 1427.
- Nandy, S., Dudeja, M., & Das A K, A.Tewari R. Community Acquired Bacteremia by Sphingomonas Paucimobilis. 2013. JCDR. 7(12):2947
- Nandy, S., Das, A. K., Dudeja, M., Tiwari, R., & Alam, S. Brevundimonas Vesicularis Bacteremia in a Neonate: A Rare Case Report. 2013. National Journal of Integrated Research in Medicine, 4(8):312-315.
- Dudeja M, Nandy S, Das A.K, Alam S, Tewari R. Prevalence of intestinal parasites in slum areas of southern Delhi. 2012. International journal of Microbiology Research; 4(8):312-315.
- Chakravorty, S., Dudeja, M., Hanif, M., & Tyagi, J. S. Utility of universal sample processing methodology, combining smear microscopy, culture, and PCR, for diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis. 2005. Journal of clinical microbiology, 43(6), 2703-2708.
- Chakravorty, S., Pathak, D., Dudeja, M., Haldar, S., Hanif, M., & Tyagi, J. S. PCR amplification of shorter fragments from the devR (Rv3133c) gene significantly increases the sensitivity of tuberculosis diagnosis. 2006. FEMS microbiology letters, 257(2), 306-311.
- Tyagi JS, Chakravorty S & Dudeja M (2003). Diagnosis of Tuberculosis: Conventional and new approaches. Trends Clin Biochem Lab Medicine. pp 325329
- Patwari, A. K., Deb, M., Dudeja, M., Jayasheela, M., Agarwal, A., & Singh, P. Clinical and laboratory predictors of invasive diarhoea in children less than five years old. 1993. Journal of diarrhoeal diseases research, 11: 210-211.
- Dudeja M, Kapoor H, Prakash K. Prevalent Shigella serotypes around Delhi. 1987. Ind J Med Microbiol, 5:15-20.
- Dudeja M, Prakash K. R-plasmids in Escherichia coli isolated from treated & untreated diarhoea cases. 1983. Indian Journal of Medical Research; 77:590-593.
Membership of Academic Bodies Societies
- NABL & NABH Assessor