SANJAY MADHAV MEHENDALE
ADDITIONAL DIRECTOR GENERAL

  SANJAY MADHAV MEHENDALE

Publications

Date of Birth: 21-02-1956
Date of Joining Present Post: 19-09-2016

Address (Off):

INDIAN COUNCIL OF MEDICAL RESEARCH
ANSARI NAGAR
NEW DELHI - 110029 .
Email : sanjaymehendale@icmr.org.in,directorne@dataone.in
Educational Qualifications:

  • M.D. in 1983(Preventive & Social Medicine), University of Poona, India.
  • M.B.B.S. in 1978 from University of Poona, India.
  • M.P.H. (Master of Public Health)in 1995 from Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA, 1995.

Discipline:
EPIDEMIOLOGY
SOCIAL AND PREVENTIVE MEDICINE


Research Experience:
  • Epidemiology of viral diseases, field investigations & research planning, management and coordination
    • Investigation of outbreaks of viral and suspected viral aetiology.
    • Long term prospective cohort study of HIV transmission and associated risk factors among persons with high risk behaviour.
    • Sero-epidemiological surveys: HIV, Japanese encephalitis, dengue fever, Hepatitis B and E viruses.
    • Vaccine trial: Indigenous JE Vaccine.
    • Studies in health care evaluation.
    • Clinical and case studies: Japanese encephalitis, hepatitis, dengue fever and HIV.
    • Social studies including KABP studies: Dengue fever and HIV.
    • Intervention research: Vaginal microbicides, female condom study
Membership/Fellowship of Professional Societies/Associations :
  • Life Member
    • Indian Association of Preventive and Social Medicine.
  • Member
    • National
      • Sub-Committee on Reproductive Tract Infections/ Sexually Transmitted Diseases of Indian Council of Medical Research Committee constituted under Inter-Agency MCH Initiative since 2000.
      • Executive Council of Maharashtra Chapter of Indian Public Health Association since 1999.
      • Expert Committee on HIV Vaccines, Department of Biotechnology, Government of India 1995 Committee constituted on HIV/AIDS with specific emphasis on HIV vaccine.
      • Expert Committee of Indian Council of Medical Research Committee constituted to look into various issues related to HIV/AIDS Vaccine Development in India, in 1996.
      • Ethical Committee of NGO Prayas
      • District Level Review and Implementation Committee of Pune Zilla Parishad & NGO Sevadham Trust 1995-96.
      • Special Technical Committee of Govt. of Maharashtra Committee constituted to recommend control measures for the water-transmitted diseases for the year 1992.
    • International
      • Indo-French [ICMR-INSERM] Joint Working Group on Infection.
      • Indo-US Joint Working Group on Maternal and Child Health.
      • Executive Committee of HIV Prevention Trial Network (HPTN) Committee constituted by Project Leadership group (PLG) of National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Family Health International (FHI) to identify priorities in HIV prevention research agenda and coordinate international research.
      • Microbicide Science Working Group of HPTN Committee constituted to identify priorities in Microbicides research, development of international protocols and to facilitate implementation of research projects.
  • Co-opted member
    • Technical Resource Group on Research and Development of the National AIDS Control Organization.
Awards:
  • Fogarty Fellowship
    • Attend Microbicide 2000 Conference In Alexandria, Washington, March 2000.
    • International AIDS Conference at Vancouver, Canada, July 1996.
    • Pursue Master in Public Health course at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA. July 1994 to May 1995.
    • Pursue Graduate Summer Programme in Epidemiology at School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA. June-July 1993.
Foreign Visits:
  1. PARTICIPATION IN THE SEMINAR "EXCHANGING HEALTH INFORMATION: SETTING AN INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AGENDA". TO U.S.A.
    FROM 2016-09-22 TO 2016-09-23

  2. PARTICIPATION IN THE "TEPHINET PROGRAM DIRECTORS MEETING. TO SPAIN
    FROM 2016-06-27 TO 2016-06-29

  3. THE INDO-DUTCH PHASE-II DISCUSSION ON PLANNING AND OUTLINING ROADMAP FOR INDO-DUTCH COLLABORATIVESTUDY FOR HIV COHORTS. TO THE NETHERLANDS
    FROM 2016-06-07 TO 2016-06-10

  4. HEALTH TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT INTERNATIONAL (HTAi) CONFERENCE TO JAPAN
    FROM 2016-05-10 TO 2016-05-14

  5. PARTICIPATION IN THE "TEPHINET 8TH GLOBAL SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE. TO MEXICO
    FROM 2015-09-06 TO 2015-09-11

  6. 1. WORKSHOP ON PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE OF POPULATION-BASED MEGA COHORTS. 2. ANNUAL SWISS PUBLIC HEALTH CONFERENCE TO SWITZERLAND
    FROM 2011-08-24 TO 2011-08-26

  7. PARTICIPATION IN THE AIDS VACCINE CONFERENCE 2010. TO U.S.A.
    FROM 2010-09-28 TO 2010-10-01

  8. PARTICIPATION IN THE HIV PREVENTION TRIALS NETWORK (HPTN) ANNUAL MEETING 2010. TO U.S.A.
    FROM 2010-06-06 TO 2010-06-10

  9. REGIONAL IMPLACT EVALUATION WORKSHOP EVALUATING THE IMPACT OF DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMS: TURING PROMISES INTO EVIDENCE. TO NEPAL
    FROM 2010-02-22 TO 2010-02-26

  10. THE "CONSULTATION TO REVIEW ETHICAL ISSUES ASSOCIATED WITH HIV TESTING IN THE CONTEXT OF SURVELLIANCE SURVEYS. TO GENEVA
    FROM 2009-02-23 TO 2009-02-24

  11. PARTICIPATION IN THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING OF HIV PREVENTION TRIALS NETWORK. TO U.S.A.
    FROM 2008-10-21 TO 2008-10-22

  12. PARTICIPATION IN THE MEETING OF EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF HPTN. 2. ANNUAL MEETING OF THE HPTN/IMPACT. TO U.S.A.
    FROM 2008-04-06 TO 2008-04-09

  13. PARTICIPATION IN THE HIV PREVENTION TRIALS NETWORK EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING TO U.S.A.
    FROM 2007-09-24 TO 2007-09-25

  14. PARTICIPATION IN THE 5TH AIDS VACCINE 2006 CONFERENCE. TO THE NETHERLANDS
    FROM 2006-08-29 TO 2006-09-01

  15. PARTICIPATION IN THE IBSA TRILATERAL WORKSHOP ON HIV/AIDS VACCINE. TO SOUTH AFRICA
    FROM 2005-10-02 TO 2005-10-04

  16. PARTICIPATION IN THE ANNUAL HPTN MEETING 2006. TO U.S.A.
    FROM 2006-02-18 TO 2006-02-24

  17. PARTICIPATION IN THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE AIDS VACCINE 2005. TO CANADA
    FROM 2005-09-06 TO 2005-09-09

  18. PARTICIPATION IN THE INDO-GERMAN WORKSHOP ON RECENT ADVANCES IN GLOBAL RESEARCH IN INFECTIOUS DISEASES. TO GERMANY
    FROM 2005-06-16 TO 2005-06-18

  19. PARTICIPATION IN THE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE HIV PREVENTION TRIALS NETWORK MEETING TO U.S.A.
    FROM 2005-02-13 TO 2005-02-18

  20. PARTICIPATION IN THE XVTH INTERNATIONAL AIDS CONFERENCE. TO BANGKOK
    FROM 2004-07-11 TO 2004-07-16

  21. PARTICIPATION IN THE WORKSHOP ON GRANTSMANSHIP FOR AIDS RESEARCHERS. TO U.S.A.
    FROM 2004-05-06 TO 2004-05-07

  22. PARTICIPATION IN THE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE HIV REVENTION TRIALS NETWORK MEETING. TO U.S.A.
    FROM 2004-02-16 TO 2004-02-20

  23. MEETING OF ICMR-INSERM JWG TO UNITED KINGDOM
    FROM 2004-02-25 TO 2004-02-26

  24. PARTICIPATION IN THE HPTN OPERATIONS MEETING & MEETINGS WITH JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY COLLABORATION. TO U.S.A.
    FROM 2003-10-13 TO 2003-10-16

  25. PARTICIPATION IN THE VACCINE CLINICAL TRIALS CENTRES. TO BANGKOK
    FROM 2003-05-25 TO 2003-05-29

  26. PARTICIPATION IN THE MEETING OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF HPTN AND ANNUAL HPTN MEETING. TO U.S.A.
    FROM 2003-02-24 TO 2003-02-28

  27. PARTICIPATION IN THE XIV INTERNATIONAL AIDS CONFERENCE TO SPAIN
    FROM 2002-07-07 TO 2002-07-12

  28. WHO MEETING ON SCIENTIFIC BASIS FOR REGULATORY DECISIONS ON MICROBICIDES TO SWITZERLAND
    FROM 2002-03-04 TO 2002-03-06

  29. PARTICIPATION IN THE MEETINGS OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF HPTN TO U.S.A.
    FROM 2002-02-20 TO 2002-02-22

  30. PARTICIPATION OF INDIA DELEGATION IN THE ICMR INSERM JOINT WORKING GROUP MEETING TO FRANCE
    FROM 2001-10-25 TO 2001-10-26

  31. DISCUSSION ON HPTN SCIENTIFIC AGENDA TO U.S.A.
    FROM 2001-02-22 TO 2001-02-23

  32. PARTICIPATION IN THE HIV PREVENTION TRIAL NETWORK MEETING TO FACILITATEINITIATION OF HPTN TO U.S.A.
    FROM 2000-10-18 TO 2000-10-25

  33. PARTICIPATION IN THE "MICROBICIDES 2000 CONFERENCE" TO U.S.A.
    FROM 2000-03-13 TO 2000-03-16

  34. WORKSHOP ON EPIDEMIOLOGY AND POLICY FOR CONTROL HIV/AIDS IN ASIA TO BANGKOK
    FROM 1998-08-24 TO 1998-09-04


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