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Department of Pediatrics
CMEs, Workshops, Research, Conference, Awards

  

Faculty Achievement

  • Maj Gen M Kanitkar, VSM, AVSM Dean & Dy Comdt, AFMC attended Joint 3rd PRIMER in Paediatric Nephrology for Asia in Singapore 16-19 Aug 2018.
  • Col Vishal Sondhi, Asst Prof, Dept of Pediatrics, AFMC attended 70th Annual American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting from 21-27 Apr 2018 at Los Angeles, USA.

Brig Amit Devgan

  • GOC-in-C- Southern Command Commendation Card – 1993
  • COAS Commendation -2014
  • COAS Commendation-2017
  • Chief Editor Medical Journal Armed Forces India-2012-14

Gp Capt B M John

  • CAS commendation-2017
  • MJAFI reviewer award-2018
  • IAP-PALS Instructor

Col G Shridhar

  • COAS Commendation -2019
  • National Trainer – NRP/FBNC

Col Sandeep Dhingra

  • GOC-in-C- Southern Command Commendation Card – 15 Aug 2017
  • FAIMER Fellowship 2017
  • IAP-PALS Instructor
  • GOC-in-C (WC) Commendation Card, 15 Aug 2012

Col SC Shaw

  • GOC-in-C (EC) Commendation Card, 2010 and 2017
  • FAIMER Fellowship 2019
  • National Trainer- Neonatal Resuscitation India /Facility Based Newborn Care (FBNC)

Maj Gitanjali Jain

  • Awarded “Surg Capt Barbara Ghosh Gold Medal” for standing first in Advance Course Ending Exam in Mar 2017.
  • Awarded “AFMC Gold Medal” for standing first in MUHS MD (Paed) Exam held Jul 2017.

 

Maj Ankur Rawat

  • Awarded “AFMC Gold Medal” for standing first in MUHS MD (Paed) Exam held Jul 2017.
  • “MUHS Gold Medal” for securing highest marks in University in MUHS 2018.

 

UG’s Achievement

  • Second Runners up in 30th IAP UG Quiz National level Jan 2018
  • First Runners up in 31th IAP UG Quiz Zonal level Nov 2018

            UG team comprising of Med Cdt Drishty Sen & Med Cdt Ashwin won the Zonal     round of 31th IAP Quiz and came second runners up in the West Zone round at          Baroda.
           

UG: Training of Neonatal Resuscitation & Pediatric Advanced Life Support

 

           

 

UG Trg – Skill Development

     

 

 

 

 

UG –  Skill Lab

     NRP UGs 1

PG Residents Achievement

  • Second Runners up in 11th IAP PG Quiz National level Jan 2018
  • Second Runners up in 12th IAP PG Quiz Divisional level Nov 2018
  • NEOCON-2018- Surg Lt Cdr Hitesh Daryani and Maj Arjun Kurup, Dept of Pediatrics, First runners up at National Level 38th National Neonatology Forum Post Graduate Quiz

              

Nursing

  • NNF-2018: Maj Ruchi Sharma and Capt Tapoti Sarkar, College of Nursing, Qualified for

              National Level 38th National Neonatology Forum Nursing Quiz

            Dept:- A New 12 bedded NICU Complex with State of the Art Facility, co-located with labour                   room  has been established in 2018.

 

 

 

 

            Book Published
Protocols compiled by Residents & edited by Faculty, published by JP Brothers
Release Date:  Jan 2013

            Pediatric Clinics for Medical Students, edited by Faculty, Published by Dept of Pediatrics,
Release Date: Aug 2014

Handbooks

           

  • Handbook for MO’s- Facts & Figures:2011
  • HIV in Children:2011
  • Management of Diarrhea in Children:2010
  • Notes on Neonatology- 2007
  • Neonatal emergencies:2009
  • Nephrology in everyday practice:2008
  • My Asthma diary:2010

ONGOING AFMRC PROJECTS – 2018 to 2019

Sr No

Project No

Project Title

Principal Worker

1

5064/2018

Efficacy of Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) in Children with Autism Spectrum disorder: A Pilot study.

Col Vishal Sondhi

2

5063B/2018

A Pilot Study to evaluate the efficacy of Robotic Biofeedback based upper limb rehabilitation in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy.

3

5027/2018

Comparison of clinical outcome in children of diabetic ketoacidosis with and without hyperchloremic metabolic acidosis: A pilot study.

 

Col Sandeep Dhingra

4

5031A/2018

Construction of transcutaneous bilirubin nomogram and to study the natural history of jaundice in predominantly breast-fed term and late preterm Indian neonates.

Col S C Shaw

5

5032/2018

Prevalence of subclinical vitamin K deficiency in early infancy in exclusively breast fed term infants.

Maj Gitanjali Jain

 

No. of completed AFMRC Project – 03

Sl No

Project No

Project Title

Principal Worker

01

4611/
2015

Serum folic acid levels in pregnant mothers: Are supplementation initiatives making an impact?

Surg Capt KM Adhikari

02

4613/ 2015

Bone health in children infected with HIV- a cross sectional study

Col Deepak Joshi

03

4747/
2016

Spectrum of viral respiratory pathogens among children with severe acute lower respiratory infection

Col Sandeep Dhingra


LIST OF UG PROJECTS

Sr No

Year

Title

Name of Student

Guide

Remarks

1

2018

Assessment of Comorbidities among children with cerebral palsy

Med Cdt Maya Vishwanath

Col Vishal Sondhi

Departmental

2

2018

Impact of nutritional counseling on infant and young child feeding practices in children (6 months to 2 years) attending immunization clinic in a tertiary care hospital

Med Cdt Mohit Kumar

Col S C Shaw

ICMR Complete

3

2018

A knowledge, attitude and practices assessment of mothers to the adverse effects following immunization

Med Cdt Neel Madhav Mishra

Col Sandeep Dhingra

ICMR Complete

4

2018

Knowledge, attitude and awareness of mothers towards immunization of their children

Med Cdt Harsh Agrawal

Col Deepak Joshi

ICMR Complete

5

2018

Assessment of maternal awareness on danger signs in neonates and infants

Med Cdt Gargi Chaturvedi

Surg Capt K M Adhikari

ICMR Complete

6

2017

To  study the factors affecting adherence of ART in children living with HIV/AIDS

Shreya Singh

Brig Rakesh Gupta

Departmental

7

2017

Internet addiction on the rise among adolescents: A wake up call

Sumit Kumar

Col Sandeep Dhingra

MUHS Complete

8

2016

To determine KAP about vaccines nit included in universal immunization programme in mothers of newly delivered babies

Shailja Tripathi

Col Sandeep Dhingra

MUHS Complete

9

2016

Prevalance and determinants of exclusive breastfeeding in infants during first 6 mo  nths of age

Shailesh Ishwar

Gp Capt SS Dalal

MUHS Complete

10

2015

Role of steroid in Nephrotic syndrome

Divyanshi Sharma

Dr Karalanglin Tiewsoh

MUHS Completed

11

2015

Impact of educational posters on KAP regarding prevention of respiratory tract infections in children

Reshma J

Surg Cmde SS Mathai , VSM

MUHS Completed

12

2015

A study to determine the effect of shoe covers on colonization in pediatric ICU

Anurag

Surg Cmde SS Mathai , VSM

MUHS Completed

13

2014

A study to compare the health care indices in boys versus girl infant in first year of life

Shivank

Dr Karalanglin Tiewsoh

ICMR Completed

14

2014

A study to determine the effect of different floor cleaning methods on the air quality in pediatric ward

Manas Rastogi

Col Vishal Sondhi

ICMR Completed

15

2014

Awareness of dental Hygiene amongst preschool children of low socioeconomic strata

Ravi Kumar

Col Deepak Joshi

ICMR Completed

 

POST-GRADUATE DISSERTATION PROJECTS

 

2016-19 Batch

S No.

Project Title

Student/ Guide

1.

Epileptic children on monotherapy versus polytherapy: A comparative study of predisposing risk factors

Maj Shifa/
Surg Capt K M Adhikari

2.

Vitamin D and bone mineral status in Childhood Idiopathic Nephrotic Syndrome

Surg Lt Cdr Hitesh Daryani/ Brig Rakesh Gupta

3.

Effects of Nasal Continuous Positive Airway Pressure on Hemodynamic And Cardiovascular Status in Preterm neonates

Maj Apoorv Saxena/ Brig Rakesh Gupta

4.

To study the spectrum of clinical manifestations and the outcome after in hospital treatment amongst children under 5 years of age admitted with LRTI

Capt Punam Bajracharya/ Surg Capt K M Adhikari

5.

BACTEC and PCR in Neonatal Sepsis: A clinicobacteriological profile

Dr Ritika Chaudhry/ Col K Venkatnarayan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2017-2020 Batch

S No.

Project Title

Student/ Guide

1.

To Study the Spectrum of Endocrine Disorders in Transfusion Dependent β-Thalassemic Patients

Maj Vandana Rani V /
Brig Amit Devgan

2.

A Study of Sleep Disorders Among Children with Nocturnal Enuresis

Maj Arjun Kurup /
Maj Gen M Kanitkar, AVSM, VSM

3.

Serum Calcium In Febrile Toddlers: Do Those Presenting with Febrile Seizure have Lower Levels

Maj Sudhanshu Tiwari /
Col Sandeep Dhingra

4.

A Study of Association of Selected Perinatal Risk Factors with Cerebral Palsy

Capt Dema Lhamtsho /
Col V V Tewari

5.

A Study on Bone Mineral Density in Children with Epilepsy

Dr. Sangeetha N /
Brig Amit Devgan

6.

Comparison of short-term morbidities in Intra-uterine Growth Restricted (IUGR) neonates with Appropriate For Gestational Age (AGA) neonates in the postnatal ward: a cohort study’

Dr. Vijay Paul /
Col V V Tewari

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2018-2021 Batch

S No.

Project Title

Student/ Guide

1.

Fluid Balance in Neonates by Measurement of Urine Specific Gravity Using A Urine Refractometer

Surg Lt Cdr Ruchika Jha/ Brig Amit Devgan

2.

To determine the incidence of AKI diagnosed by reduced urine output criteria as defined by KDIGO in critically ill children

Sqn Ldr V Pooja/ Brig Amit Devgan

3.

Viral Infections Precipitating Relapses in Children with Nephrotic Syndrome

Maj Datta Shravani Utpal/ Maj Gen Madhuri Kanitkar

4.

Clinical Profile of Jaundice in Term and Late Preterm (>34 Weeks) Neonates Till 28 Days of Life

Capt Bishwo Raj Bahadur Kunwar/ Brig Amit Devgan

5.

Blood Chloride Levels in Children Requiring 0.9% Normal Saline (NS) as the Fluid for Resuscitation

Dr Kumar Gaurav/ Col Sandeep Dhingra

6.

Delayed cord clamping and its effect on thermal, respiratory and cardiovascular stability in preterm neonates below 35 weeks gestational age

Dr Sumeet Saurabh/ Col V V Tewari