Date of Joining Present Post: 05-08-2016

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BHUBANESWAR - 751023 .
Telephone (off): 0674-2301322, 2301332
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Educational Qualifications:




Year of Passing

MPH (Master in Public Health)

University of Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands


MD (Biochemistry)

MKCG Medical College, Berhampur, Odisha, India



MKCG Medical College, Berhampur, Odisha, India



Research Experience:
21 years


  1. Co morbidity & Multi Morbidity
  2. Health Promotion
  3. Non-Communicable Diseases
  4. Implementation Research
  5. Health System Research
  6. Health Promotion
  7. Health Professional Education
Membership/Fellowship of Professional Societies/Associations :
  1. Fellow, UICC (International Union against Cancer) , Geneva.

  2. International Fellow, American Association of University Women (AAUW) Educational Foundation

  3. Fellow, International College of Nutrition

  4. Member, CaPRI (cancer in primary care), UK

  5. Honorary National Resource Person, Quality Institute of India
  6. Member, Methodology Research Group, Burden of disease study, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)

  7. Member, Institutional Ethics Committee, AcharyaHarihar Regional Cancer Centre, Odisha

  8. Collaborator, Global Burden of Diseases (GBD) Study Group.

  9. Member, Scientific Committee, Health System Research symposium, World Health Organisation (WHO) CaPRI.

  10. Member, Global Link (global tobacco control network)

  11. Member, Indian Association for Cancer Research

  12. Life member, Indian Medical Association

  13. Life member, Indian Public Health Association

  14. Life member, Nutrition Society, India

  15. Member, International Federation of University Women

  16. Member, Public Research and Regulation Initiative

  17. Member, International Eco-ethics Union

  18. Member, International Association for Study on Obesity

Workshops/Conferences/Symposiums :

Paper Presented in International/ National /Conferences/ Workshops/ Symposiums 

1. SessionPanelist, Primary care based approaches to cancer prevention, screening and early diagnosis; exemplar projects from South Asia, Africa and North America, World Cancer Congress, Paris, November 2016. 

2. Session Panelist, Primary Health Care & NCDs: Potential Opportunitiesfor Strengthening Primary Health Care, 6thAnnual PHFI Research Symposium, 16th -18th March 2016. 

3. Pati S, Swain S, Hussain MA, Behera G. A Chart Review of Morbidity Pattern among Adult Patients Attending Primary Care Setting in Urban Odisha, India.2nd National Conference on Family Medicine and Primary Care, New Delhi, 12-13 November 2015. 

4. Pati S and Swain S. Prevalence, pattern and correlates of multimorbidity among primary care patients in India. Poster presentation at 9th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health, Basel, Switzerland, 6-10 September, 2015. 

5. Pati S and Weller D.They are not our patients: disconnect between primary care physicians and cancer follow up care in India. Poster presentation at CaPRI (cancer in primary care),Aarhus, Denmark, 20-23 May 2015.

6. Session Panelist, Insights from Research on Pathways to Cancer Care,Cancer Prevention in India: Catalysing Action and Enhancing Implementation, New Delhi , 19-20 February, 2015

7. Panelist, ET Now TV channel panel discussion on cancer, Economic Times and GE health care. Telecast on Dec 72014 followed by a repeat telecast on Dec 13th 2014.

8. Guest Speaker, Patient pathways to cancer care, Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, India, 15th October 2014.

9. Pati S, Swain S, Hussain MA, Kadam SM, SalisburyC.Health care utilization across multimorbidity.14thWorld Congress on Public Health, Kolkata, India, 11 -15 February 2015.

10. Pati S, Clinical Audit, CME at Hi Tech Medical College and Hospital, Bhubaneswar 

11. Pati S, Swain S. Non- TB Respiratory Co-morbidity among Patients Attending Primary Care Practices in India. Poster discussion at 45th Union World Conference on Lung Health, Barcelona, Spain, 28thOctober -1st November 2014.

12. Pati S,Chauhan AS, Pati S. Should medical students be taught qualitative health research? An exploration of views and opinions of academicians, clinicians and public health professionals in India, Oral presentation at 20th Annual Qualitative Health Research (QHR) Conference, Vancouver, BC, October 19 - 23, 2014. 

13. Pati S, Swain S, Hussain MA, Kadam SM, SalisburyC.Prevalence and Correlates of Multimorbidity among Primary Care Patients in India. Oral presentation at WONCA SAR conference, Chennai, India; 18-20August 2014.

14. Pati S, Swain S, SalisburyC.Quality of Life in Multimorbidity – A primary care based study from Odisha, India. Oralpresentation at WONCA SAR conference, Chennai, India; 18-20 August 2014.

15. Pati S, Chauhan As, Pati S. Should we teach complementary and alternative medicine in oncology? An exploration of views of practitioners, academicians and residents in Odisha (India).World Cancer Congress, Melbourne, Australia; 3rd-6thDecember 2014.

16. Pati S, Chauhan AS, Nayak S, Hussain MA, Nayak S. Treatment Pathways, Experiences and Expectations of Women with Gynecological Cancer in Odisha: A Qualitative Inquiry. Oral Presentation at 13th International Congress of Behavioral Medicine (ICBM), Groningen, The Netherlands,20th -23rd August, 2014. 

17. Pati S, Swain S, Hussain MA, Das RN, Nazareth I. Problem Alcohol Use and Intention to Quit Among Primary Care Patients In Odisha, India.Poster Presentation at 13th ICBM, Groningen, The Netherlands, 20th -23rdAugust, 2014. 

18. Pati S and Pati S. Therapeutic Compliance to Antihypertensive Medication: A Qualitative Exploration from Patients’ Perspective. Poster Presentation at 13th ICBM, Groningen, The Netherlands, 20th -23rd August, 2014. 

19. Pati S.Patient pathways to cancer diagnosis and delay in care seeking: An Exploratory study in Odisha,India. Oral Presentation at 7th Annual Meeting of Cancer and Primary Care Research International Network (Ca-PRI) Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, June 10-13, 2014.

20. Weller D, Pati S, Vedsted P, Neal R. Improving cancer control in Odisha, India through primary care-based strategies: a joint project by Ca-PRI and the Public Health Foundation of India. Oral Presentation at 7th Annual Meeting of Ca-PRI, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, June 10-13, 2014.

21. Pati S,Hussain MA, Swain S, Kadam S, Salisbury C.Multimorbidity among Patients Attending Primary Care Practices in India. Oral Presentation at the Asia Pacific Regional Conference of The WONCA 2014, Borneo Convention Centre Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, 21st – 24th May 2014.

22. Pati S, Swain S, Behera G, Padhiary P, HussainMA.Morbidity Profile of Adult Patients Attending Urban Primary Care Setting in Odisha, India: A Chart Review(AR 300). Oral Presentation at the Asia Pacific Regional Conference of WONCA 2014), Borneo Convention Centre, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, 21st – 24th May 2014

23. Pati S, Pati S, Hussain MA, Swain S.Impaired Glucose Tolerance among Newly Diagnosed TB Patients: A transient biochemical change? Oral Presentation at the Asia Pacific Regional Conference of WONCA 2014), Borneo Convention Centre Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, 21st – 24th May 2014.

24. Pati S and Pati S. Perceptions of Low Income Low Literacy Women towards Obesity and Weight gain: A Qualitative Study in Urban Primary Health care in Odisha, India.Posterpresentationin 12thInternational Congress on Obesity,Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre,Malaysia,17th -20th March 2014.

25. Pati S,Hussain MA, Swain S. Characteristics and Correlates of Diabesity in India: A Secondary Data Analysis of World Health Survey. Poster presentation in 12th International Congress on Obesity,Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre,Malaysia,17th -20th March 2014.

26. Pati S. Using Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROM) in Palliative Medicine: A Review of Evidence. Oral Presentation in IAPCON, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, 13-16 February 2014. 

27. Hussain MA, Sitha S, Swain S, Pati S. Mass drug administration for lymphatic filariasis elimination in a coastal state of India: a study of barriers to coverage and compliance.11th National Annual Conference of the Lymphology Society of India (LSI), Regional Medical Research Centre, Bhubaneswar, 13th -14th of December 2013. 

28. Pati S, Hussain MA, Swain S, Millett C. Health related quality of life among patient with diabetic comorbidity in India: findings from SAGE survey. World Diabetes Congress 2013, Melbourne, December 2013.

29. Pati S, Pati S, Scheveilles FG. Assessment of urban primary care services in Bhubaneswar, Odisha. International Conference for Healthcare and Medical Students (ICHAMS). Dublin Ireland, 11th -12th October, 2013.

30. Pati S, Hussain MA, Swain S. Socioeconomic Inequity in Tobacco Prevalence in India: Results from World Health survey(Abstract Number:507),International Conference on Public Health Priorities in the 21st Century: The Endgame for Tobacco. New Delhi, India, September 10-12, 2013.

31. Pati S. Putting alcohol prevention into health professional education: a situational assessment in India (abstract number C.2.1), poster presentation at Global Alcohol Policy Conference, Seoul, South Korea, 6– 8 October 2013.

32. Pati S, Chauhan AS, Pati S. Innovation in health promotion education: teaching nutrition to future physicians(ID 1570), Oral presentation at the WONCA 2013 World Conference, Prague, 25-29 June2013. 

33. Pati S. Practice of Health Promotion in Primary care: A reflective inquiry (ABS1930)
Oral Presentation at 21st IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion, Bangkok, Thailand, 25-29 August 2013 .
34. Pati S, ChauhanAS.Assessment of health professional curricular focus on nutrition in India (Ref 1969), the IUNS 20th International Congress of Nutrition, Granada (Spain), September 15-20, 2013.

35. Pati S. Bio-social correlates of childhood adiposity: a study in Odisha (A-555-0005-01843), 27th International Congress of Pediatrics 2013 (ICP 2013) August 25-29, Melbourne, Australia. 

36. Association of W-6/W-3 Fatty Acid Ratio with Metabolic Syndrome in India, 1st International Congress on Lipidology and Atherosclerosis (ICLA), September 14-15, 2012, Seoul. Oral presentation.
37. Tobacco Epidemic in Odisha - Challenges & Achievements in Intervention oral presentation at 30th State Level Annual Conference, IAPSM, Hi-Tech Medical College, Bhubaneswar.
38. Participatory Action Research for Youth Tobacco Control, International Conference on Urban Health (ICUH), Nairobi, Kenya, October 19-23, 2009. 

39. Physician-Patient Communication in HIV/AIDS and Sexual Health, 5th Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive & Sexual Health &Rights, Beijing, China, October 2009

40. Tobacco Control Competence of Health Profession Education in India14th WCTOH (world conference on tobacco or health), Mumbai, India, March 8-10, 2009

41. Integration of Cancer Screening Training into Internship Education, accepted for presentation in SAAHEs 1st National Health Sciences education Conference, 19 - 21 June 2008, Faculty of Health Sciences ,Tygerberg, Cape Town, South Africa. 

42. Developing an oral cancer detection and prevention programs for medical students of Odisha, India, presented in UICC world cancer congress, August 2008, Geneva

43. Identification of cancer information dissemination sites for women in Odisha, presented in UICC world cancer congress, Geneva, August 2008 

44. Salons as a setting for delivering cancer prevention education among women: A Situational Analysis, UICC world cancer congress, August 2008, Geneva.

45. Assessment of Educational Needs of Primary Care Physicians in Behavioral Medicine, Oral presentation, 10th International Congress of Behavioral Medicine Tokyo, Japan, August 27-30, 2008

46. The nutrition care processes of front-line HIV care providers in Odisha, Indiaposter session (PP16), 2nd International Conferenceon Opportunistic Pathogens in AIDS(ICOPA-India), 27-29th January, 2008, New Delhi, India.

47. Knowledge of HPV infection as a risk factor for cervical cancer among district nurses of Odisha

48. E medicine: An Ethical Evaluation; 2nd National Bioethics Conference, Bangalore, India, 6th December 2007.

49. An interdisciplinary foundation programs for postgraduate students, National Conference on Medical Education (NCME 2007), All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India, 15-17 November 2007.

50. An Assessment of Comfort and Confidence among Resident Physicians of Odisha (India) towards Dealing Sexual health Issues in Clinical Practice, Abst No.-373/3, 4th Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Health and Rights, October29-31, 2007, Hyderabad, India.

51. A Smoking-Cessation and Prevention Skill Building Program for Medical Students of Odisha, India., Abstract no: 8th Asia Pacific Conference on Smoking or Health 17th-20th October, Taipei, Taiwan

52. Integrating Sexual and Reproductive Health Care in Medical Curriculum in Indian Context; International Conference on Actions to Strengthen Linkages between Sexual and Reproductive Health and HIV/AIDS, 4-8 February 2007, Mumbai, India

53. Tobacco Cessation Practices among Health Professionals in Odisha (India), UICC World Cancer Congress, 2006; Abst no: 88-11, 10 July, 2006, Washington, DC, USA

54. A Study on Occupational Health Hazards among beauty salon workers in Bhubaneswar, Odisha (India): 10th International Conference on Occupational Respiratory Diseases, April 19-22, 2005, Beijing,China. 

55. Quality of voluntary counseling and testing: clients’ experience, expectations and satisfactions in Odisha province, India; AIDS 2006 - XVI International AIDS Conference; Abstract no. CDC1218

56. Harm Reduction in Alcohol for Hard to reach populations: Motivating safe behavior among young alcoholics in street and homeless group: 16th International Conference on the Reduction of Drug Related Harm, 2005, Belfast, Ireland

57. Evidence-based program for youth solvent abuse prevention using the Intervention mapping protocol: an Indian Experience, International Forum on Youth Solvent Abuse Treatment and Prevention: Partnering, Information Sharing and Action Planning at Canmore, Alberta, 2005.

58. Young Women’s Knowledge of and attitude towards Breast cancer in Urban Odisha: Implication for Program Intervention, National Conference of Indian Medical Association, December 27-29 2004, Bhubaneswar, India 

59. Developing a Computer based learning program for increasing Reproductive Health &HIV/AIDS knowledge and awareness, Abstract no. C10838, 3rd IAS Conference on HIV pathogenesis and Treatment and XV International AIDS Conference, July 2005,Rio-de-Janeiro,Brazil.

60. Knowledge, Behavior and Perceptions regarding Cervical Cancer among Rural Oriya Women, 28th Annual Conference of AOGO, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, March 12-14, 2004.

61. A study of the awareness of screening procedures for cervical cancer (pap smear) amongst health service users in a suburb area of Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India; 1stInternational Cervical Cancer Congress, Bhubaneswar , India, 2004.

62. Prevention of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) in General Practice: Experience from Rural and Urban Odisha, India Abst No: MP-164, D18 Prevention Strategies, 16thBiennial Meeting of ISSTDR (International society for sexually transmitted diseases research), July 11 2005, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. 

63. Role of Nutrients in Cardiovascular Disease: 1st Interdisciplinary Conference on Nutrition in Health &Diseases, February 2004, Surat, Gujrat, India

64. Risk factors for cardiovascular Disease: Implication for Prevention: 48th All India 
Annual Conference of Indian Public Health Association, Bhubaneswar, India, Jan 2004.

65. Effect of Meditation on respiratory and cardiovascular system: 48th All India Annual Conference of Indian Public Health Association, Bhubaneswar, India, January 2004. 

66. Prevalence of Anemia in adolescent girls of urban slum in Bhubaneswar, Odisha, National APCON Conference, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India, December 2003.

67. Respiratory Health among school children: Impact of environmental pollution and industrialization: State Physiology Conference, Berhampur, Odisha, December 2003.

68. Risk factors for Hot Flashes in Midlife among Oriya Women,Odisha State Physiology Conference, November 27-28, 2004, Cuttack, India

69. Nutritional Status & Anthropometry in Urban slum school Children of Odisha, East Zone Pediatrics conference, Bhubaneswar, India, November 2003

70. Birth weight as a correlate of blood pressure among school children of Odisha, East Zone Pediatrics conference, Bhubaneswar, India, November 2003

71. Analyzing the causes of Reproductive Ill health in Rural Odisha from a Holistic Perspective: XVI NMC-X WCAM Conference, Oct 2002, New Delhi.

72. Biomedical, psychosocial and cultural determinants of Reproductive and Sexual ill health among Women in Rural Odisha; AAUW International Research Fellowship,2002

73. Factors Leading to Unprotected Sexual Behavior Among Young Female Adolescents (13-19 years) in a slum locality of Zimbabwe - A cross-sectional study(2001)

74. Reproductive Health Behavior of Tribal Women in Odisha (India); Dissertation submitted towards partial fulfillment of MPH at Maastricht University, Maastricht (2001). 

75. Community Child care Practice & Nutrition Behavior during Illness and its impact on Malnutrition among Urban slum Preschool Children; Project Report submitted for Diploma in Nutrition and Health Education (June 2000). 

76. Role of dietary lipid intake and postprandial lipid levels in ischemic heart disease among men, Thesis for MD (doctor of medicine), Biochemistry. 

77. Tobacco use and Lipid Peroxidation Status among occasional and chronic smokers, State Medical Biochemistry Conference, Berhampur, Odisha, India, April 1997.

Editorial Board Member

Journal Reviewer
  • Lancet Oncology
  • PLoS One
  • Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care
  • Health and Quality of Life Outcomes
  • BMJ Open
Thesis Supervised
  1. Mapping the patient journey in Rheumatoid Arthritis ( 2014-15)

  2. Parents’ pathways to care and barriers in care access in Autism. ( 2014-15)

  3. Process evaluation of Community based malnutrition management ( 2014-15)

  4. Health related quality of in chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases ( 2013-14)

  5. Perceptions of tribal women towards alcohol use during pregnancy ( 2013-14)

  6. Practice of physical activity and barriers and enablers among diabetic patients (2013-14)

  7. Treatment experiences and care expectations of gynecological cancer patients (2012-13)

  8. Coping with multimorbidity: Patients’ perspectives (2012-13)

  9. Health care expenditure in Oral cancer in relation to staging and treatment facility ( 2012-13)

  10. Prevalence of problem alcohol use and self-rated health among patients attending community health centers in Odisha (2012-13)

  11. Pattern of prevalent chronic conditions among patients of urban health centers – a record based analysis (2012-13)

  12. Using minimum data set for developing trauma registry in a tertiary hospital (2012-13)

  13. A situational analysis of laboratory health services in Odisha ( 2012-13)

  14. Treatment seeking pathway for Cancer among patients in Odisha (2011-12)

  15. Process evaluation of VHND (Village Health and Nutrition Day) program in Khurdha District, Odisha (2011-12)

  16. Perception and Practice of Primary care providers towards Universal Precaution (2011-12)

  17. Nutritional Counseling Practices of physicians working in district hospitals of Chhattisgarh (2010-11)

  18. 5 A Tobacco cessation and physicians’ adherence in Primary care practice (2010-11)

  19. Neonatal care practices among Tribal population in Odisha (2010-11)

  20. Hand hygiene Behavior among urban slum children and their caretakers (2010-11)

  21. Liver Function Status among patients taking Anti Tubercular Therapy (PG Diploma in Biotechnology) (2006-07).

Publications (Books)
  1. Pati S. “Nutritional Concepts in Irritable Bowel Syndrome”, ISBN: 81-903592-0-7, Jagulai Publications, Cuttack, Odisha.

  2. Pati S. "Dhai ma Pustika" (Midwifery), Jagulai Publications, Cuttack, Odisha; ISBN No: 978-81-907590-0-7. Selected by Odisha Sahitya Academy for Public Library Circulation.

  3. Chakravarty N and Pati S. Chapter 4: Child Health as Countries Develop. Pp 47-54, India: Health and Human Development Aspects, Nova Publishers, India.

  4. Pati S, Chauhan AS, Kaushik S. Reproductive and Child Health in Tribal Populations: A Socio Cultural Perspective. "Nutrition and Health among Tribal Populations of India: A bio-cultural approach". Published by Assam University.

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