S. DEVIKA
SCIENTIST B

  S. DEVIKA

Publications

Date of Joining Present Post: 22-12-2016

Address (Off):

NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR RESEARCH IN ENVIRONMENTAL
HEALTH KAMLA NEHRU HOSPITAL BUILDING GANDHI MEDICAL COLLEGE CAMPUS
BHOPAL - 462001 .
Telephone (off): 0755-2533106
Fax : 0755-2533976
Email : devika.cmc@gmail.com
Educational Qualifications:

  • 2012,  Ph.D. (Biostatistics (Thesis Submitted)), Christian Medical College, Thiruvalluvar University, Vellore 
  • 2009,  M.Sc. (Biostatistics), Christian Medical College, The Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Vellore 
  • 2006,  B.Sc. (Statistics), Sri Sarada College for Women, Periyar University, Salem

Discipline:
MEDICAL STATISTICS



Research Experience:
  • Dec 2016 – till date, Scientist – B (Biostatistics), National Institute for Research in Environmental Health, Bhopal

  • Sep 2009 – Nov 2016, Biostatistician (Biostatistical Data Analysis, preparation of Statistical Analysis Plan (SAP) and Report writing) in various National/International Projects in Christian Medical College, Bagayam, Vellore, Tamilnadu.

  • Guided 5 M.Sc., Statistics/Biostatistics thesis/projects works

Membership/Fellowship of Professional Societies/Associations :
  • Life Member: Indian Statistics for Medical Research (ISMS)
  • Life Member: Kerala Statistical Association (KSA)
Workshops/Conferences/Symposiums :

List of papers presented in National / International Conferences:

Duration

Topics

Name & Place

Nov 2008

Review of Statistical Methods in Meta Analysis of Diagnostic Test Accuracy studies

26th Annual Conference of ISMS 2008, Nainital, Uttarkhand

Aug 2012

Evaluation of Penalize maximum Likelihood in Logistic regression using Coverage Probability

International Conference of Epidemiology 2012, Department of Statistics & Biostatistics, St. Thomas College, Pala

Oct 2012

Recommendations of Significance Analysis of Microarrays (SAM) technique

30th National conference in Medical Statistics (ISMS), Department of Community Medicine, Dayanand Medical College, Ludhiana (Punjab)

Jan 2013

Identification of Differentially Expressed Genes in Microarrays Using Empirical Bayes Method

International Indian Statistical Association 2013, Chennai

Oct 2013

Bayesian Bivariate Meta Analysis of Sensitivity and Specificity for Endovaginal Ultrasound to detect Endometrial cancer

31st Annual Conference of ISMS 2013, Vellore

Jan 2014

Analysis of Microarray Gene Expression Data Using

Esscher Transformed Laplace Distribution

International Conference on Stochastic Modelling 2014, Department of Statistics & Biostatistics, St. Thomas College, Pala

Nov 2014

Analysis Strategy for Comparison of Skewed Outcomes from Biological Data: A Recent Development

International workshop on “Statistics and Information Technology for a Growing Nation” in Sri Venkateswara University, Department of Statistics, Tirupati.

Feb 2015

Statistical Techniques in Finding Differentially Expressed Genes in Microarray Gene Expression Data

National conference on emerging trends in statistical research: issues and challenges, Department of Statistics Pondicherry University, Puducherry.

Mar 2015

Application of Generalized P value and Confidence interval Approach in the Analysis of Survival Time data in Medical Research

National Conference on Recent Trends in Statistical Theory and Practice, Department of Statistics, University of Madras, Chennai

Oct 2015

Review of Generalized Poisson Regression Model and its Application in Modeling Underdispersed Count Data

33rd Annual Conference of ISMS 2015, Belagavi.

Sep 2016

“Generalized Poisson Regression Model with an Application to Malnutrition Data”

7th Annual Conference of Indian Association for Statistics in Clinical Trials 2016, Hyderabad.

Oct 2016

Generalized Poisson Regression model to determine the factors for number of under-five malnourished children in India (Based on NFHS-III data)

7th Annual Research Day in Christian Medical College, Vellore.

Dec 2016

Statistical Method for analyzing Microarray Gene Expression Data In Identifying Differentially Expressed Genes

34th Annual Conference of ISMS 2016, Kolkata.

 

List of Conferences, Workshops & Symposium attended:

  1. Attended 9th International Conference on Multiple Comparison Procedures (MCP 2015), in Hyderabad, Sep 2nd -5th 2015.

  2. Attended workshop on “Population modeling and Pharmacometrics”, Christian Medical College, July 21st – 24th 2014.

  3. Participated in the Preconference workshop held on 23Oct2013 in CMC, Vellore titled “Data Analysis, Visualization and Communication with Microsoft Excel and Tableau Software”.

  4. Attended workshop on “Design and Analysis of Clinical Trials - Theory and Applications” by Dr. Cyrus R. Mehta and Dr. Devan V. Mehrotra in International Indian Statistical Association 2013, Chennai, 2-5 Jan 2013.

  5. Attended workshop on “Shape Restricted Regression Models” by Dr. Sujit K. Ghosh in International Indian Statistical Association 2013, Chennai, 2-5 Jan 2013.

  6. Attended workshop on “Statistical Issues in Personalised Medicine”, by Dr. Stephen Senn, Chennai, 2-5 Jan 2013.

  7. Attended workshop on “Bayesian Methods in Longitudinal/Repeated Measures data analysis” in Department of Biostatistics, CMC, Vellore, 17-19 Sep 2012.

  8. Attended workshop on “Principles & Practices of Knowledge Discovery in Database” in Department of Computer Science & Engineering, Anna University, Chennai, 14-15 Sep 2012.

  9. Participated in National workshop on “Advanced Stochastic Models & its Applications” in Sri Venkateswara University, Department of Statistics, Tirupati, 11-12 Aug 2012.

  10. Attended workshop on “Bootstrapping, Jackknife & Monte Carlo methods in Research” in Department of Biostatistics, CMC, Vellore, 4-6 Jun 2012.

  11. Attended workshop on “Understanding Cochrane Systematic Reviews on Diagnostic test Accuracy” in Department of Biostatistics, CMC, Vellore, 21 Jan 2012.

  12. Attended 10th Symposium on “Cellular & Molecular Medicine: Cancer, Stem Cells & Inflammation” in Christian Medical College, Vellore, 2012.

  13. Attended workshop on “Introductory course to Clinical Data Management” in Thammasat University, Thailand, 10-14 Jan 2011.

  14. Attended workshop on Bayesian Computation using OpenBUGS (and R) at Christian Medical College, Vellore on 2-4 Mar 2010.

  15. Attended workshop on Hidden Markov Models at Christian Medical College, Vellore on 25-28 Jan 2010.

  16. Attended 8th Symposium on “Evidence for Better Health” in Christian Medical College, Vellore, 2010.

  17. Underwent training in “Good Clinical Practice” in Department of Biostatistics, CMC, Vellore, 15-16 Sep 2009.

  18. Participated in Promasys 5.1 Intensive Training on Study Execution and Data Management, March 30-April 3, 2009.

  19. South Asian Regional Symposium on “Introduction to Diagnostic Accuracy Meta-analysis“, Jan 2009.

Awards:
  1. University First Rank Holder in B.Sc., Statistics under Periyar University, Salem, Tamilnadu.

  2. Second rank holder in the University examination in M.Sc., Biostatistics under The TamilnaduDr. M.G.R Medical University, Chennai, Tamilnadu.

  3. Best paper award for the paper entitled “Survival in Persons With Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury Receiving Structured Follow-Up in South India” published in Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2014.

  4. Young Statistician award in the National Conference on Recent Trends in Statistical Theory and Practice (NCRTSTP-2015), conducted by University of Madras, March 16-17, 2015.

  5. First prize in the Student Poster competition in ConSPIC 2016 held in Hyderabad from September 22-24, 2016 titled “Generalized Poisson Regression Model with an Application to Malnutrition Data”.

Resource Person: In training the Statistics/Biostatistics student in various colleges

Duration

Title (UGC Sponsored)

Place

3-5 Jan 2014

International Workshop on Meta Analysis

Department of Statistics & Biostatistics, St. Thomas College, Pala, Kerala

23-25 Jan 2014

National Workshop on Statistical Data Analysis Using SPSS & R

Department of Mathematics / Statistics, Baselius College, Kottayam, Kerala

24-26 Mar 2014

National Workshop on Statistical Computing

Department of Statistics, KE College, Mannanam, Kerala

25-26 Feb 2015

National Workshop on Perspectives and Paradigms of Research Methodology and Statistical Applications in Home Science

Department of Home science, Govn. College for women, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

10-11 Aug 2015

Recent Statistical Techniques for Data Analysis and the Importance of Statistical Software

Department of Mathematics, Assumption College, Changanacherry, Kerala.

10-15 Aug 2015

National Workshop on Statistical Data Analysis Using R

Department of Statistics, Kannur, Kerala.

8-10 July 2016

10th National IAPHD PG Convention

Department of Public Health Dentistry, Coorg Institute of Dental Science, Coorg, Karnataka.


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