RUP KUMAR PHUKAN
SCIENTIST E

  RUP KUMAR PHUKAN

Publications

Date of Joining Present Post: 01-09-2014

Address (Off):

REGIONAL MEDICAL RESEARCH CENTRE
N.E.REGION, EAST-CHOWKIDINGHEEPOST BOX NO. 105
DIBRUGARH - 781022 .
Telephone (off): 0373 2381494/2381506 EXT. 224
Fax : 0373 2381748
Email : phukan_rk@rediffmail.com
Educational Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. on Epidemiology of Esophageal Cancer in Assam from Dibrugarh University, Assam in 2000.
  • M.Sc. in Statistics from Dibrugarh University in 1988.

Discipline:
MEDICAL STATISTICS



Research Experience:
Completed M.Sc. degree in Statistics in 1st class during 1988 from Dibrugarh University, Assam. Awarded Ph.D. degree during 2000 by Dibrugarh University on the Epidemiological work on esophageal cancer in Assam. Joined Regional Medical Research Centre, Dibrugarh, Assam under the parent organization of Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), New Delhi, as Statistical Assistant on 1st February 1989 and promoted to Technical Officer during September 1997 and again appointed as Scientist “C” during July 2006. Involved in various scientific work of the centre in planning of projects, monitoring of survey, analysis and interpretation of data for about 21 years. Looking after as In-charge of the Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics of the centre and associated and contributed in the following areas of epidemiologic research:

Epidemiologic Research on Cancer

  • Risk factors of lung cancer in Manipur and Mizoram, the two northeastern states of India. (2008-2011)
  • Monitoring unit of Population Based Cancer Registry in North-East Region (2003 – 2012)
  • Study of Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology of Breast & Oral cancer in two states (Assam & Meghalaya) of the North-East Region of India (2009-2012)
  • Study of Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology of stomach cancer in Mizoram (2009-2012)
  • Comparative study of Genetic, Clinical and Molecular Epidemiological factors of breast cancer in rural and urban areas of India (2009-2012)

Involved in other epidemiological work of the centre like:

  • KAB study on AIDS (1990-1991)
  • Evaluation of immunization coverage (1992-1994)
  • Study on Neonatal deaths (1994-1995)
  • Opium addiction in Assam (1995-1996)
  • Substance use in Arunachal Pradesh (1996-1997)
  • Profile heroin addicts in Nagaland (1991)
  • IDD in Geleky PHC of Sibsagar district, Assam (1991).8. Tobacco use in Mizoram (1996)
  • Hypertension and cardiovascular disease (1997)
Membership/Fellowship of Professional Societies/Associations :
  • Life member of Indian Society for Medical Statistics.
Workshops/Conferences/Symposiums :

I. Attended the WHO/UNAIDS collaborative Capacity Building Workshop on “Model Based HIV Estimation” held at National Institute of Medical Statistics (NIMS), New Delhi during 19th April to 21st April 2006.
II. Attended as WHO fellows in the training programme of “Epidemiology & Biostatistics” for 6 weeks w.e.f. 16th Jan to 24th Feb 2006 at Khon-Kaen University, Thailand.
III. Attended the Annual Review Meeting (ARM) of Cancer Registry organized by National Cancer Registry Programme (NCRP) of ICMR on 9th Nov to 12th Nov 2005 at Kolkata.
IV. Attended 17th National Congress of Parasitology organized jointly by Indian Society of Parasitology and RMRC, Dibrugarh held at Dibrugarh w.e.f. 24th Oct to 26th Oct 2005
V. Attended the Workshop on “Development of an Atlas of Cancer in North East India” organized by NCRP (ICMR), WHO-India, Ministry of Health, Govt. of India, on 2nd & 3rd Sep 2005 at NICED, Kolkata.
VI. Attended the “Cancer Registry Training Program” organized by NCRP (ICMR) and National Cancer Institute (USA) during 6th Dec to 10th Dec 2004 at Gangtok, Sikkim.
VII. Attended the North-Eastern Regional Workshop on “Development of an Atlas of Cancer in India” organized by NCRP (ICMR) supported by WHO on 11th May 2002 at Dr.B.Borooah Cancer Institute, Guwahati, Assam.
VIII. Attended the “47th Annual Technical Session” of the Assam Science Society organized by Regional Medical Research Centre, Dibrugarh and Dibrugarh Science Society on 2nd Feb 2002 held at RMRC, Dibrugarh.
IX. Attended the ICMR sponsored Workshop on “National Burden of Disease Studies” organized by Institute of Health Systems, Hyderabad during 10th Dec to 22nd Dec 2001 at Hyderabad.
X. Delivered lecture on “Research Methodology with particular reference to Bio-Medical field” at 3rd UGC Refresher Course, organized by Department of Statistics, Dibrugarh University on 23rd Mar 2001 at Dibrugarh University.
XI. Attended the Seminar on “Situation Analysis of HIV and Drug Abuse in North-Eastern Region of India” organized by Regional Medical Research Centre and State AIDS Control Society, Assam during 6th Apr to 8th April 1998 at RMRC, Dibrugarh.
XII. Attended the “Workshop on Community Based Rehabilitation” organized by Regional Medical Research Centre, Dibrugarh during 20th Jun to 22nd Jun 1996 at RMRC, Dibrugarh.
XIII. Attended the “Workshop on Biomedical Communication” organized by Regional Medical Research Centre, Dibrugarh during 26th Mar to 28th March 1996 at RMRC, Dibrugarh.
XIV. Undergone training at Regional Medical Research Centre (ICMR), Dibrugarh, for 6 days (20th January to 25th January, 1995) on “Research Methodology”.
XV. Attended the “4th Research Cell Meeting of Regional Medical Research Centre, Dibrugarh with Dibrugarh University and Assam Medical College, Dibrugarh organized by Regional Medical Research Centre, Dibrugarh on 14th Feb 1994 at RMRC, Dibrugarh.
XVI. Attended the “Annual Technical Session of Assam Science Society” organized by Dibrugarh Science Society on 28th Dec 1993 at Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh.
XVII. Attended the “XII Annual Review Meeting & Training cum Workshop of National Cancer Registry Programme (ICMR)” organized by Hospital Tumour Registry (ICMR), Dibrugarh during 22nd Nov to 27th Nov 1993 at Assam Medical College, Dibrugarh.
XVIII. Undergone training at Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore, for 3 weeks (14th June to 2nd July, 1993) on “Third Summer Course in Biostatistics”.
XIX. Undergone training at the Institute for Research in Medical Statistics (IRMS), New Delhi, for 2 weeks (8th March to 19th March, 1993) on “Use of Statistical Software”
XX. Attended the “IX Annual Conference of North Eastern Regional Chapter of Indian Association of Pathologists & Microbiologists” organized by Indian Association of Pathologists & Microbiologists, North-Eastern Chapter on 7th Feb 1992 at RIMS, Imphal, Manipur.
XXI. Attended the “Dr.John Berry White Memorial Annual Oration of Medical Sciences” organized by Dibrugarh Science Society on 24th Jan 1991 at Assam Medical College, Dibrugarh.
XXII. Undergone training at the Institute for Research in Medical Statistics (IRMS), New Delhi, for 2 weeks (28th May to 8th June, 1990) on “Refreshers Course in Medical and Health Statistics”
XXIII. Attended the “Seminar on Zoonoses” organized by Regional Medical Research Centre, Dibrugarh on 9th & 10th Nov., 1989 at Dibrugarh.

Foreign Visits:
  1. PARTICIPATION IN THE 30TH ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC MEETING OF INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CANCER REGISTRIES. TO AUSTRALIA
    FROM 2008-11-17 TO 2008-11-21

  2. PARTICIPATION IN THE 29TH ANNUAL MEETING OF THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CANCER REGISTERIES IACR 07. TO SLOVENIA
    FROM 2007-09-18 TO 2007-09-20


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