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Dr.Rajni Sharma has done her graduate (MBBS) and postgraduate (MD Pediatrics) at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. She developed a keen interest in Pediatric Endocrinology during her internship under Dr.PSNMenon, a pioneer in the field of Pediatric Endocrinology. Dr. Rajni Sharma completed her senior residency in Pediatrics at her parent institute (2003-2006) and subsequently worked as Senior Research Associate (2007-2009) in the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Department of Pediatrics, AIIMS, New Delhi. She has worked as Assistant Professor at Lady Hardinge Medical College and Kalawati Saran Children’s Hospital, New Delhi in the Pediatric Endocrine Division and Pediatric Diabetes Clinic. She was awarded visiting fellowship of the Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health, London (2015). Since June 2015 she is working as a permanent faculty member at the Pediatric Endocrine Division, AIIMS. She is responsible for developing various protocols for Pediatric Endocrine outpatient records, day care protocols and patient education material. She is deeply involved in the care of children with endocrine disorders and pediatric diabetes. She is also involved in teaching of undergraduates, postgraduates, nurses and short-term trainees. Her research interests include disorders of growth and puberty, obesity and disorders of sex development.
Prof. Vandana Jain, MD, LWPES International Scholar in Pediatric Endocrinology (University of Michigan), Fellow in Medical Education (GSMC-FAIMER Institute), is in-charge of Division of Pediatric Endocrinology.
Her research interests include developmental origins of health and disease, growth and body composition in infancy, vitamin D in health and disease, and fatty liver and metabolic syndrome in adolescents. She has completed more than 10 funded research projects as Principal Investigator, and is currently conducting 5 extramurally funded research projects (including one each in collaboration with UK and Germany), funded by ICMR, DHR, Wellcome Trust and Ministry of AYUSH.
Prof. Jain has a keen interest in medical education, has edited a textbook in Pediatric Endocrinology, contributed >20 chapters in eminent medical textbooks, and has >100 peer-reviewed publications to her credit. She regularly organizes CMEs and workshops for postgraduate students and residents, and patient education meetings for children with diabetes, obesity and other endocrine disorders
Indian Academy of Pediatrics
Indian Society of Pediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology (ISPAE)
Asia Pacific Pediatric Endocrine Society (APPES)
International Society of Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes (ISPAD)
Delhi Medical Council
All India Association for Advancement of Research in Obesity (AIAARO)
Pediatric Endocrinology Senior Resident
Pediatric Endocrinology Nurse
Patient education activities:
6 monthly patient education meetings for children with diabetes
Annual patient education meetings for children with CAH
Patient resource material in Hindi and English for diabetes, CAH, obesity and GH deficiency