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Prof. Dr. J.P. Srivastava

Department of Community Medicine (HOD)

Head of Department Community Medicine

Prof. Dr. J.P. Srivastava is currently the Head of Department, Community Medicine. He completed his MBBS (1972) from Allahabad University, U.P. and MD Community Medicine (1977) from Jiwaji University M.P. His expertise are Epidemiology, Nutrition, Genetics, Family welfare, Statistics, Health Learning and Management.

Prof. Srivastava has a teaching experience of more them 39 yrs. He has worked as Professor & Head in SPM. (1999 to 2007) Associate Professor, SPM. Deptt. (1986 to 1999) at G.S.V.M. Medical College Kanpur UP. Prior to that he served as a Lecturer SPM Deptt. (1978 to 1986) MLB Medical College, Jhansi, as a Demonstrator in SPM (1978 to 1978), BRD Medical College, Gorakhpur, UP, Demonstrator in SPM (1973 to 1976) MLB Medical College, Jhansi UP.

Research Experience

  • Published several articles about (80) in reputed National and International Journals.


Project and other Health activities

Involved in W.H.O. Project entitled “Health Benefit of Water Supply”
  • Also done other project (10th in no) as Resource Person, Coordinator, Principal, investigators, master Trainer, and Programme Incharge.
  • District Level Trainer of MO, CDPO’s and Mukhyasevika (ICDS) in project, Intensification of Integrated child Nut, activities in UP hold on dated 17,18.10. 2003.

Academic Honor’s

  • Editor and Chief Editor, Indian Journal Comm. Health, IAPSM, UP, Chapter Since Year 2002.
  • State Representative Indian Association of PSM. (1997-98).
  • Adviser, Indian Journal of Comm. Health Since 2008 till date.


Workshop / Conferences & Participation in Health Activities

  • More than 20 National Level Conference and Five International Level Conference
  • Participated in the workshops( more than 20)

Academic Activities

  • Experienced and proficient faculty consisting of three professors, five assistant professors, one lecturer in biostatistics, two demonstrators and six residents from reputed institutes of the country.
  • Two MD (Community Medicine) seats are available every year. This course has started since 2007.
  • Four batches of undergraduate students can be accommodated at a time for their regular teaching in the Department, RHTC and UHTC.
  • For the purpose of compulsory Rotatory internship program, interns are posted regularly in the department and they are trained professionally at the Rural Health Training Centre (RHTC) and Urban Health training Centre (UHTC).
  • Department has separate Laboratory for postgraduate students.
  • Exclusive museum full of models, charts of various diseases of public health importance, Occupational health, Family planning, National Health programmers are present in the department.
  • Undergraduate students attend regular field posting in RHTC and UHTC areas to understand the importance of family surveys in Preventive and Social Medicine.
  • In the field, clinico-social review is done where, each student is allotted a case in the community to take history and do a complete physical examination and reach a diagnosis. This is followed by a visit to the patient's family to determine the psycho- social aspects of the disease and the effects on the patient and family.
  • A well- equipped demonstration room for 50 students.
  • Students are evaluated regularly for their field performance, end- posting viva- voce exam.
  • The Department of Biostatistics under community medicine department is involved in thesis preparation, dissertation and research activities of almost all of the department.
  • The Epidemiological Unit and Health Education Unit are actively involved in carrying our disease outbreak investigations and formulation of Health Educational Materials.

Treatment Facilities

At Rural Health Training Centre (RHTC)
  • Department is running a Rural Health Training Centre at Andhey ki Chauki area, near Kakori.
  • A doctor from the department is posted permanently along with a Lady Medical Officer for the purpose of attending OPD as well as training of PG interns and UG students.
  • RHTC has a team of social workers who work in the field and maintain the family folders, having necessary baseline data.
  • RHTC has a laboratory technician for collecting specimen and then sends them to Medical College for further investigations.
  • Facility for family planning (Copper T Insertion) procedures is available in THC.
  • Treatment of locally endemic diseases along with the referrals is regularly provided by the RHTC .

At Rural Health Training Centre (RHTC)
  • Department is running an Urban Health Training Centre at Nakkhas, Lucknow.
  • Two Doctors from the Department are posted permanently for the purpose of attending OPD as well as training of PG, Interns and UG students.
  • UHTC has a team of social workers who work in the field and maintain the family folders, having necessary baseline data.
  • UHTC has a laboratory technician for collecting and sending the specimen to the Medical College, for further investigation.
  • Treatment of locally endemic diseases along with the referrals is regularly provided from the UHTC.