Awards and Honors
Dr. R.M. Pandey
Dr. R.M.Pandey had the following honors and significant events. Ethics Committee: Chairperson of Indian Institute of Public Health (Under PHFI), Delhi; Member: United Nations Regional Centre for Biotechnology, Under DBT. Coordinator: Mandatory five days workshop on Research Methodology, Writing and Communication, for the PG Students at the AIIMS; Member: Scientific Advisory Committee of National Institute of Epidemiology (ICMR), and Regional Medical Research Center (RMRC-ICMR);Operations Research on RNTCP (Govt. of India);Research Advisory Council, BPKIHS, Dharan, Nepal; Research Advisory Committee, Vallabh Bhai Patel Chest Institute, Delhi University; Steering Committee Member of Multi-centric collaborative study of the clinical, biochemical and molecular characterization of Lysosomal storage disorders in India; Expert Committee, Task Force project on Cleft Lip and Palate Anomaly (ICMR); Technical Advisory Group on grand challenges India/Nutrition and Health funded by Bill Milanda Gates Foundation and DBT; Expert Committee to evaluate R&D proposals on the possible impact of IMF Radiation Exposure from Mobile towers and handsets on life and related R&D initiative by DST; Expert Committee on estimation of burden of Pediatric HIV cases in India (ICMR);Member DSMB: Community based kangaroo mother care on newborn mortality, coordinated by WHO ; Member of Scientific Academic Committee of National Institute of Epidemiology, Chennai; ICMR-Regional Medical Research Centre, Bhubaneshwar. Examiner: Ph.D. thesis submitted at Delhi University, Delhi; IIPS, Mumbai; CMC Vellore and Kerala University.
Dr. S.N. Dwivedi
Dr. S.N. Dwivedi was Member(UGC Nominee), Advisory Committee, Department of Statistics, Calcutta University; Advisor for two Ph.D. students, University of Delhi; Member, National Organizing Committee for the 29th International Population Conference of International Union for Scientific Study of Population(IUSSP), to be held at Hyderabad(2021); External Member, Board of Post Graduate Studies in Statistics, Assam University, Silchar; Member, Governing Body, Institute of Applied Statistics and Development Studies, Lucknow; Member, Expert Committee on Gestational Diabetes Mellitus(GDM), Task Force Committee on Methods and Project Review Committees, for Indian Council of Medical Research; Member, Special Project Review Committee for Model Rural Health Research Units(Block Level) of the Department of Health Research, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India; Member, Data Safety Monitoring Board(DSMB) for a Multicentric Study of Public Health Foundation of India(PHFI); Judge to assess poster presentations and recommend first three best papers for the award; and Chair of Plenary Session, “Advanced Statistical Methods in Medical Research”, under 36th Annual Conference of Indian Society for Medical Statistics, NIMHANS, Bengaluru; Chair, Technical Session during an International Conference on Emerging Innovation in Statistics & Operations Research(EISOR-2018), M.D. University, Rohtak; Chair, Scientific Session on “Mortality” and Panelist for discussion on Emerging opportunities for Indian Association for the study of population (IASP): How to tap? during 39th Annual Conference of the Indian Association for Study of Population(IASP), BHU, Varanasi; External Examiner evaluating two Ph.D. theses from abroad for award of PhD degrees in Statistics, one from The University of West Indies, School for Graduate Studies and Research, St. Augustune Campus, and another from University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh; four thesis from India- one each from Gauhati University, Guwahati; University of Calcutta, Kolkata; International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai & Centre for Cancer Epidemiology, Tata Memorial Cancer, Mumbai; External Examiner to conduct Ph.D. Viva Voce Examinations- one each at Statistics Department, Gauhati University, Guwahati; International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai; and The University of West Indies, School for Graduate Studies and Research, St. Augustune Campus through SKYPE; Member, Selection Committee at National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro-Sciences, Bengaluru; and Expert Member, Selection Board at ESIC Medical college, Faridabad; Reviewer, American Journal of Public Health; Reviewer, “Pediatrics, American Academy of Pediatrics”; Editorial Board Member, Biostatistics and Biometrics Open Access Journal; Reviewer, International Society for Clinical Biostatistics; Systematic Reviews; International Journal of Educational Research and Reviews; Statistical Editor, Indian Journal of child Health; Editor, Demography India; Member, Editorial Board of Indian Spine Journal; Member, Editorial Board of Indian Journal of Child Health; Reviewer, Indian Journal of Medical Research; Member, International Society for Clinical Biostatistics; Elected Member, International Statistical Institute, & International Association for Statistical Education, Netherlands; Member, International Epidemiological Association, USA; Fellow, Royal Statistical Society, UK; Member, Institute Ethics Committee for Post Graduate studies; Founder Vice-President, Society for Evidence Based Health Care; Member of Fellowship Committee regarding FSMS Award of Indian Society for Medical Statistics(ISMS); Member of Search Committee for other ISMS awards (Prof SK Bhattacharya Oration, Smt. Ramrati Lalima Sahai Award, Life-time Achievement Award, Prof A. Indrayan Travel Grant).
Dr. Maroof A. Khan
Dr. Maroof A. Khan was an Associate Editor (2015-2018)-Journal of Statistics and Mathematics-USA; Editorial Board Member (Biostatistics)-International Journal of Scientific Reports; Scientific reviewer of Indian Journal of Medical Research, India; Scientific reviewer of Statistics, Optimization & Computing-an Int. Journal, USA; Scientific reviewer of Journal of Model Assisted Statistics & Applications, USA; Scientific reviewer of Journal of Obesity, UK and Scientific reviewer of Journal of Biomedical research, UK.