Dr. Sanjay. K. Rai
M.B.B.S., M.D., FIPHA
Professor, Centre for Community Medicine
The All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Address for correspondence:
AIIMS, New Delhi Office
Room Number: 29
Center For Community Medicine
AIIMS, New Delhi - 110029, INDIA
Phone: +91 11 265923233
Research and Field area office
Faridabad, Haryana - 121004, INDIA
Phone- +91 129 2241362
Dr.Sanjay K Rai is currently Professor at Centre for Community Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, India. He completed his MBBS from GSVM Medical College, Kanpur and MD (Community Medicine) from the Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi. Before joining AIIMS, he has worked at Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, and Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh.
Professor Rai has over 100 publications to his credit and is reviewer of several national and international journals. Professor Rai has been Principal Investigator/Co-Investigator for more than 25 research projects. Currently he is involved in research on human influenza disease burden in India and vaccine effectiveness trial studies in collaboration with Center for Disease Control, Atlanta, and University of Alabama, USA.
He is member of many technical/expert groups constituted by Government of India, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), International Clinical Epidemiology Network (INCLEN) and Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI). He has contributed in many national health programmes including National AIDS Control Programme, National Rural Health Mission (NRHM), Revised National Tuberculosis Control Program (RNTCP), National Vector Borne Disease Control Program (NVBDCP) and National Urban Health Mission (NUHM). Dr Rai is national trainer on HIV / AIDS Counselling (since 1997), Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) (since 2008), and IMNCI (since 2007). He is also faculty member for “CME programme for PAN-African e-network project of AIIMS”, a project started by the Hon'ble President of India in 2009 and which broadcasts to 35 African countries.
Professor Rai is working in the area of HIV / AIDS and providing technical support to National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. NACO has designated him as focal person for providing technical support to HIV Sentinel Surveillance (HSS) of five northern states (Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttarakhand, and Delhi) of India.
Professor Rai is having many awards and honours to his name including “Dr J. E. Park Memorial Oration” of Indian Public Health Association (IPHA) in 2012, and has also been conferred “Fellowship” of IPHA.
He is currently (2016-19) Vice President of Indian Public Health Association (IPHA), and FAIIMS Executive Committee member for 2016-2018.