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Dr Dechenla Tsering

Professor and Head of the Department

Department of Community Medicine

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Dechenla Tsering teaches undergraduates and postgraduates students.

    She:

     

    • Conducts training programs in Community Medicine, Epidemiology, Bio-Statistics.
    • Organises and guides research projects for undergraduate and postgraduate theses.
    • Trains students in data collection and research methodology.
    • Is an Examiner and Expert Assistant in University examination of MBBS courses and an Examiner in paramedical courses. Recognised post graduate medical teacher under Medical Council of India.

 

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Community Medicine First, Second, Third, Fourth ,Sixth and Seventh semesters

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MPH Public Health Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam 2011
MD Community Medicine All India Institute of Hygiene and Public Health, Kolkata 2005
MBBS Medicine Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal 2002

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
All India Institute of Hygiene and Public Health, Kolkata Tutor 2 years 10 months
SMIMS, Gangtok Tutor Taught undergraduate students 1 month
SMIMS, Gangtok Assistant Professor Taught undergraduate students ,Coordinator for undergraduate students. 4 years
SMIMS, Gangtok Associate Professor Taught undergraduate students ,Coordinator for undergraduate students ,Guided research projects of undergraduate students 3 years 10 months
SMIMS, Gangtok Professor Taught undergraduate students ,Coordinator for undergraduate students ,Guided research projects of undergraduate students 10 months till date

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Public Health, Maternal and Child Health, National Health Programs, Epidemiology, Statistics

Area of Expertise

Maternal and Child Health, Epidemiology

Area of Research

Childhood Under-nutrition, Micronutrient Deficiency

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Life Member of India Public Health Association, 2006.
  • Life Member of Indian Association of Preventive and Social Medicine, 2006.