PG Teaching Community Medicine

The department of Community Medicine is running three post graduate courses:

  • M.D. (Community Medicine)
  • M.P.H. (Master of Public Health)
  • Ph.D. (Public Health)


M.D. (Community Medicine)


The department of Community Medicine started M.D. (Community Medicine) with three (3) seats which were permitted by MCI in 2017. It was recognized by NMC in 2020.


Community Medicine Specialists are medical doctors who have MBBS degree and have taken a three year Doctor of Medicine (MD) course in Community Medicine.


MD curriculum and Bylaw

MD students in Community Medicine:




MD Thesis under the department:

  1. A community based longitudinal study on prevalence, risk factors, maternal and foetal outcomes of gestational diabetes mellitus in South-East Delhi ( Nitya Balagopalan under Prof. Rambha)
  2. A mixed method study to assess the economic burden of tuberculosis and its social impact on patients registered under revised national tuberculosis control programme and their households in South-East Delhi (Dr. Tazean Zahoor Malik under the guidance of Dr. S. Roy)
  3. 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. ( Farishta Hannah D. Singh under the guidance of Prof. Farzana Islam)
  4. An Epidemiological Study of Sleep-related Disorders and its Association with Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Adult Population (30-69 Years) of South Delhi. (Dr Vishal Kumar Singh under the guidance of Prof. Farzana Islam)
  5. A cross-sectional study to estimate the prevalence of gynaecological morbidities, pattern of contraceptive use and associated socio-demographic factors in women aged 18-49 years attending Rural Health Training Centre of a Medical College in South-East Delhi. (Dr Sarah Ali Habib under the guidance of Dr. S. Roy)
  6. A cross sectional study to assess the age-appropriate feeding practices and their association with the nutritional status of children aged 6 to 23 months residing in the field practice areas of health training centres of a medical college in South-East Delhi (Dr Safa Fazal Haque under the guidance of Prof. Farzana Islam)



M.P.H. (Master of Public Health)


Master of Public Health (MPH) is a UGC recognised course under the Jamia Hamdard University, run by the Department of Community Medicine, HIMSR. It is based on the guidelines provided by Ministry of Family Welfare, Government of India.


MPH curriculum and Bylaw 

MPH Alumni

MPH Current students

  • Shama Arzu
  • Sana Masood
  • Bharti Kursiwal
  • Ghazala Saifi
  • Hamza Salah
    MPH dissertation under the Department
    1. Attitude of Medical Students Towards People With Mental Illness in Delhi: A Cross-Sectional Study(Hamza Salah).
    2. Awareness, Acceptability & Accessibility Of Menstrual Cup In College-Going Adult Menstruating Students Of Delhi: A Cross-Sectional Study.(Bharti Kursiwal).
    3. Parental Knowledge, Attitude and Practice     towards antibiotics use among children aged under 5 years residing in the field practice area of rural health training centre, madanpur khadar, south-east delhi.(Shama Arzu).
    4. Knowledge, Attitude, Practice Regarding Cervical Cancer And Its Screening Among Women Living In The Field Practice Area Of The Rural Health Training Centre Madanpur Khadar, South-East Delhi(Ghazala Saifi ).
    5. “Internet addiction among students of selected schools of South Delhi” ( Dr Shiri Khan under the guidance of Dr Yasir Alvi & Dr Faheem Ahmad)
    6. Assessment of knowledge, attitude and practices of workplace safety and hazards among adults working in offset printing industry in central Delhi – A cross sectional study (Sidra Farooqui under the guidance of Dr Faheem Ahmad & Dr. Archana Thakur)
    7. To assess Knowledge, Attitude, and Practices of Barbers regarding Blood Borne Viral Infection in South-West district of Delhi. (Aditya Bhatt under the guidance of Prof Farzana Islam & Dr. Aqsa Shaikh)
    8. Complementary Feeding Practices and Dietary Diversity among children aged 6-23 months residing in the field practice area of Rural Health Training Centre, Madanpur Khadar, South-East Delhi. (Dr Almas under the guidance of Dr. Richa Gautam & Dr. Yasir Alvi)
    9. Knowledge, Attitude and Practices about Breast Cancer & its Screening among Women Health Care Workers aged 50yrs & above in a Tertiary Care Hospital in South- East Delhi. (Sana Masood under the guidance of Dr Aqsa Shaikh & Dr Varun)


Ph.D. (Public Health)


Ph.D. is a UGC recognised course under the Jamia Hamdard University (link) run by the department of Community Medicine, HIMSR.


Ph.D. curriculum and Bylaw 


Ph.D. scholars



SNo. Candidate Name Academic Year Thesis Topic
1 Dr Harsh Rajvanshi 2019 Assessment of community-based strategies under Malaria Elimination Demonstration Project (MEDP) for reduction of malaria cases in a tribal district of Madhya Pradesh, India
2 Dr Himani Khanna 2019 A randomized placebo- controlled trial to study the impact of probiotic supplementation on behavioral and gastrointestinal symptoms in children aged 2-9 years with autism spectrum disorder from Delhi NCR.
3 Dr Soumalya Ghosh 2022 Yet to be approved by SRAC
4 Dr Quazi Toufique Ahmed 2022 Yet to be approved by SRAC
5 Dr Reshmi Chokkar 2022 Yet to be approved by SRAC
6 Dr Deepak Bhatt 2022 Yet to be approved by SRAC



Post Graduate Teaching and training at the Department of Community Medicine

  • Postings at Health Centres (UHTC and RHTC)
  • Postings in allied speciality departments
  • Postings at Public Health institutes
  • Trainings in Primary Medical Care
  • Regular PG teaching:
  •                              Journal Club
  •                              Seminars
  •                              Tutorial
  •                              Guest Lectures
  • Thesis, dissertation and research
  • Internship in renowned research institute (for MPH students)
  • Community postings and Field Visit
  • Epidemiological surveillance
  • Covid Duties : Vaccination and Flu clinics
  • Involvement in various research projects
  • Health Camps