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									                                                      Tata Institute of Social Sciences

          Placement Brochure 2010
SCHOOL OF HEALTH SYSTEMS STUDIES                                 Institute of Excellence for
                A WHO collaborating centre for         "Healthcare Management Training“
                Health Policy Research and Training                   Government of India
CONTENTS   Message from the Director           01

           From the Dean’s Desk                02

           Vision & Mission                    03

           About TISS                          04

           About SHSS                          05

           Infrastructure                      06

           Collaborations                      07

           Recent Accomplishments              08

           Faculty                             09

           Distinguished Alumni                10

           Why Recruit at SHSS                 11

           Past Recruiters                     14

           Master of Hospital Administration   15

                     Curriculum                16

                     Batch Profile             17

                     Student Profiles          19

           Master of Health Administration     31

                     Curriculum                32

                     Batch Profile             33

                     Student Profiles          35

           Master of Public Health             45

                     Curriculum                46

                     Batch Profile             47

                     Student Profiles          49

           Placement Procedure                 55

           Guidelines for Recruiters           56
    MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR                                                                   FROM THE DEAN’S DESK
    Established in 1936, the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) has emerged as a          The Institute is working in the field of health in terms of training, research and extension for the last three decades.
    leading social work and social sciences institute engaged in teaching, research,            Started as a one-semester programme on Certificate in Hospital Administration, today, the Institute boasts of 4
    training, field action and policy advocacy in the fields of social work, development, and   postgraduate degree programmes and one diploma programme in the field of health. Today, the alumni of these
    the social, health and management sciences. The TISS is a centre of excellence in the       programmes are occupying leadership positions in the health sector in India and abroad.
    field of Health Systems Studies. Its Masters programmes in Health Administration,
    Hospital Administration and Public Health prepare students for managerial roles in          This year, 3 postgraduate degree programme students will be attending campus placement in December 2010. While
    these areas and carry out high quality social and policy research on a range of health      MHA (Health) students are equipped to undertake leadership role in planning and implementing healthcare
    issues with a view to support evidence-based national health policy and programme           programmes in the government and the voluntary sectors, MHA (Hospital) students are trained to take up leadership
    planning.                                                                                   role in hospitals and hospital consultancy organizations. In addition, both the programme students are trained in
                                                                                                health related sectors like insurance and information technology. The students have very strong understanding of
    Selection to these Masters programmes is done through an all-India admission test           their respective health and hospital fields and are strongly molded and mentored in managing health and hospital
    every year. These programmes involve two years of theoretical and experiential learning     organizations. There are 28 students in the MHA (Health) programme and 34 students in the MHA (Hospital)
    with faculty drawn from within and outside the Institute. The cutting edge curriculum       programme.
    of these Masters programmes integrates semester-wise internships in different health
    and hospital settings throughout the two year period, a block placement prior to            Master of Public Health (MPH) is a unique programme in the sense, the focus of the programme is on social
    graduation, and a rigorous dissertation work. A large number of eminent practitioners       epidemiology. The students have very strong orientation in research skills and have good understanding of the
    from health and hospital systems, within and outside Mumbai, teach and provide field        epidemiology of both communicable and non-communicable diseases. These students will be excellent researchers
    work and internship support to our students.                                                and analysts in public health field. There are 15 students in this programme for campus placement.
    The Tata Institute of Social Sciences remains alert to the process of renewal,
    restructuring and change in the context of changing times and emerging challenges.          The strength of all these programmes is strong emphasis on practical training and research skills. Every semester, the
    As part of this process, some fundamental changes and restructuring which had               students are placed in organizations and communities related to their respective fields to understand and learn the
    already been set in motion at the Institute, have taken major strides. One such             “real world”, where they will be employed later.
    outcome is the introduction of the new programme in Master of Public Health (Health
    Policy).                                                                                    These students are ready to take-up the challenges before them in the health sector. Without hesitation, I can vouch
    I am proud to present the 2009-2011 batch of bright, socially conscientious and skilled     that these students are going to make a positive difference and impact on the organizations that are going to recruit
    Public Health, Health and Hospital Administration graduates in the country for              them. I wish them all success.
    placement in your organisation.
                                                                                                Dr. C.A.K. Yesudian
    Dr. Parasuraman                                                                             Dean
    Director                                                                                    School of Health Systems Studies
    Tata Institute of Social Sciences

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                                                                                                                              ABOUT TISS
                                                                                                                              Sir Dorabji Tata was passionate about social
                                                                                                                              upliftment, education and its reach across the
                                                                                                                              country “without any distinction of place,
                                                                                                                              nationality or creed”. Therefore he put his heart and
                                                                                                                              his wealth into the creation of premier institutes of
                                                                                                                              learning, research and social advancement through
                                                                                                                              a trust. One such institution was the Sir Dorabji Tata
                                                                                                                              Graduate School of Social Work, which had its
                                                                                                                              humble beginning in 1936 with 20 students. The
                                                                                                                              institute was a pioneering effort in the field of Social
                                                                                                                              Science study, research and practice in India. It was
                                                                                                                              set up in response to Dr. Clifford Manshardt’s vision
                                                                                                                              of a post-graduate school of social work, of a
                                                                                                                              national stature.

                                                                                                                              The school was renamed ‘Tata institute of Social
                                                                                                                              Sciences’ in 1944.

                                                                                                                              The institute made a mark in the history of social
                                                                                                                              work in India, through pioneering efforts like
                                                                                                                              publishing the Indian Journal of Social Work, which
                                                                                                                              is the first journal of social work in South Asia. The
                                                                                                                              institute then and now is known for its prompt and
                                                                                                                              efficient response in sending relief in the face of
                                                                                                                              natural and man-made disasters.

                                                                                                                              Recognized as a deemed university in 1964, and
                                                                                                                              primarily funded by the University Grants
                                                                                                                              Commission, TISS broadened its span to more
                                                                                                                              specialized courses in the field of social work and
                                                                                                                              social research, and has been awarded score of 3.88
                                                                                                                              out of 4 (CGPA) and Grade A by the National
                                                                                                                              Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) on
                                                                                                                              31st December 2009.

                                                                                                                              Over six decades of its eventful existence the
                                                                                                                              institute has witnessed a meteoric rise and the birth
                                                                                                                              of five schools including Health System Studies,
                                                                                                                              Management and Labor Studies, Rural
                                                                                                                              Development, Social Sciences and Social Work and
                                                                                                                              four independent centers namely Disaster
                                                                                                                              Management, Lifelong Learning, Media and Cultural
                                                                                                                              Studies and Research Methodology. Today the
    VISION                                                                                             MISSION                Institute conducts a Graduate course in Social Work,
                                                                                                                              15 post-graduate courses, 4 certificate programs
                                                                                                                              and 6 diploma courses. The School of Management
    It is our belief that this school is a part of life and that   By doing well, the duty which is nearest to us, the duty   and Labour Studies is rated amongst the best in the
    its students should be trained to make independent             which is in our hands now, we make ourselves               country.
    judgement, to examine questions from all angles and            stronger; and improving our strength in this manner
                                                                                                                              With collaborations with
    build a life philosophy which is their own and not a pale      step by step, we may reach a state in which it shall be
                                                                                                                              prestigious international colleges
    imitation of those who have gone before - Clifford             our privilege to do the most coveted and honoured          and organizations like the World
    Manshardt (Founder Director of TISS, 1936-1961)                duties in life and society.                                Health Organization, London
                                                                                                                              School of Economics,
                                                                                                                              International Development
                                                                                                                              Research Centre and the like,
                                                                                                                              TISS continues to make its mark
                                                                                                                              in Indian society through its
                                                                                                                              academic excellence, prominent
                                                                                                                              alumni and relentless work for
                                                                                                                              the promotion of sustainable,
                                                                                                                              equitable and participatory
                                                                                                                              development, social welfare
                                                                                                                              and social justice.

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    ABOUT SHSS                                                                                       The School of Health System Studies is spread over the two Mumbai campuses of Tata Institute of Social Sciences - The Main Campus and
                                                                                                     the Malti & Jal A. D. Naoroji Campus Annexe. Both the Campuses are located in Deonar in the North-east section of Greater Mumbai.
    Healthcare research and education at TISS began with initiation of the Certificate course in
    Hospital Administration in 1975 followed by the Diploma in Hospital Administration in 1980.
                                                                                                     The Main Campus is situated opposite the Deonar bus depot on V.N. Purav Marg. Spread over an area of approximately 10 acres, it
    Masters degree courses in Health Administration and Hospital Administration were started in
                                                                                                     houses the School of Health System Studies, School of Social Work, School of Habitat Studies as well as Independent Centres of Lifelong
    1993. 2006 was a landmark year in the history of TISS when the Department of Health              Learning, Media & Culture Studies and Research Methodology.
    System Studies was restructured to form the School of Health System Studies.
                                                                                                     The School of Health System Studies has a resource centre available only to SHSS faculty and students – the Documentation Cell which
    The Indian healthcare system is in a phase of transformational change which is revolutionizing   boasts of almost every title written in the field of Health & Hospital Management and Public Health.
    the entire scenario. The School of Health System Studies has been instrumental in putting
    these changes ‘in perspective’ through on-field and off-field activities of research, and        The other structures ensconced in the Main Campus include:
    applications of the various concepts of healthcare management.                                       The Sir Dorabji Tata Memorial Library: The Sir Dorabji Tata Memorial Library has in stock about 1, 03, 000 volumes. The selection of
                                                                                                         the material is geared to meet the needs of post-graduate students and M.Phil. /Ph.D. scholars. It subscribes to over 200 scholarly
    Today the School has 4 centers:                                                                      journals and has over 1,600 audio-visual materials. It maintains newspaper clippings on current topics and prepares bibliographies on
    • Centre for Health and Social Sciences                                                              different subjects. It is fully computerised and has a computer reading facility for the visually impaired. Users can access the library
    • Centre for Health Policy, Planning and Management                                                  database using an Online Public Access Catalogue. The Library brings out a quarterly Selective Dissemination of Information and
    • Centre for Public Health                                                                           Current Awareness Bulletin. The UGC-INFLIBNET has recognised it as a Document Delivery Centre.
    • Centre for Hospital Management                                                                     Hostels: There are two each of Men’s and Women’s Hostels in the Main Campus along with 30 Guest rooms for our International
                                                                                                         students. The New Campus also houses a Men’s and a Women’s Hostel.
    The School conducts 4 Masters Degree courses – Master of Hospital Administration, Master of          Dining Hall: It is managed by the DH Committee with student representatives being its active members. It is open for all the Master’s
    Health Administration, Master of Public Health (Social Epidemiology), Master of Public Health        degree students, Ph.D. scholars, staff and participants of all the short-term courses and seminars held in the institute.
    (Health Policy), and a Diploma in Hospital Administration.                                           NGO Canteen: In keeping with the overall ethos of the Institute, the Canteen is managed by an NGO devoted to women’s
                                                                                                         empowerment and run by a self-help group of woman rag-pickers.
    For more than two decades, backed by historical accomplishments, seasoned faculty, focussed          Health Centre: It provides Medical Consultation services by two Medical Officers who visit the Institute on alternate days from
    curriculum and the finest industry exposure, the SHSS has been churning out dynamic                  4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. from Monday to Saturday. Trained professionals provide counselling services to the students for 3 hours
                                                                                                         every day of the week, except Sundays. The Counsellors help the students in their day-to-day concerns and also enhance
    professionals who make their mark and uphold the tradition and ethos of TISS in the field of
                                                                                                         their overall functioning.
    healthcare administration.
                                                                                                         The M.K. Tata Memorial Gymkhana and Recreation Centre provides facilities such as gym, yoga, table tennis, carom
                                                                                                         and badminton.

                                                                                                     The Malti and Jal A.D. Naoroji Campus is located off V. N. Purav Marg. The Naoroji campus annexe is next to the BARC
                                                                                                     Hospital Gate on Deonar Farm Road. This campus of 110 acres presently houses the School of Management and Labour
                                                                                                     studies and Jamshetji Tata Centre for Disaster management.

                                                                                                     It boasts of state of the art classrooms in its two academic
                                                                                                     buildings. The classes for junior batches of MHA and PH courses
                                                                                                     are held here.

                                                                                                     However, the highlight of the Malti and Jal A.D. Naoroji
                                                                                                     Campus is the ultra-modern, high-tech acoustic wonder
                                                                                                     called the Convention Centre. It is a 500 seater
                                                                                                     auditorium which hosts most of the events and
                                                                                                     meets of SHSS, including the signature annual fest
                                                                                                     - Clairvoyance.

                                                                                                     This campus also houses Student hostels,
                                                                                                     Dining Hall and an NGO canteen.

                                                                                                     The most cherished feature of both the campuses is
                                                                                                     their natural picturesque beauty. The greenery on the
                                                                                                     campus is not in the form of carefully cultivated and
                                                                                                     manicured gardens. A stroll through the campus is more
                                                                                                     like a walk in the woods, with each tree and shrub growing
                                                                                                     and proliferating on its own, albeit not wildly.

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    TISS, over the years, has built bridges with many Universities across the world. We have signed MoUs and/or have developed linkages with
    some prestigious international Institutions and Universities.

    The key areas of international collaborations include:
    • Collaborative Research
    • Student (Study Abroad Programme -SAP) and Faculty Exchange Programmes
    • Joint Degree Programmes
    • Study in India Programme (SIP)

    TISS School of Health Systems Studies is a WHO Collaborating center for Health Policy Research and Training.
                                                                                                                                                 RECENT ACHIEVEMENTS
    Collaborating Center appointment by WHO indicates that an organization contributes to WHO's public health mission by providing               Recognised by the World Health Organisation as a collaborating Centre for Health,
    specialized knowledge, expertise, and support in the health field to WHO and its member nations.                                             Policy Research and Training. The UNAIDS Centre for Behavioural Research on
                                                                                                                                                 HIV/AIDS is also located at TISS
    The ‘Terms of Reference’ which define the role and responsibilities the School of Health Systems Studies, TISS a collaborating center are:
    1. To undertake research to understand the dynamics of utilization of research in health policy formulation & implementation. (Research      Has established collaboration – for joint research, exchange of faculty and students,
       on health research utilization)                                                                                                           and publication – with 25 world class universities and institutions in the United States,
    2. To develop capacity of health researchers to undertake research relevant for health policy & translate research findings into policy      Europe, Asia (Hindukush Himalayan Region Universities Consortium), Africa (Witts
       briefs for the benefit of policy makers. (Support doctoral research)                                                                      University, South Africa), and Latin America (University of Campinas, Brazil).
    3. To undertake social science research to generate information to bridge gap between social reality & health policy formulation &
       implementation. (Studying social determinants of health seeking behaviour)
                                                                                                                                                 Supporting Kabul University by participating in its Master of Public Administration
    4. To synthesize & document health policy relevant materials for the benefit of researchers, policy-makers, administrators, research
       scholars & students. (Research and documenting health sector reform, initiatives and innovations)

    London School of Economics                                                                                                                   Tiss in partnership with the Andaman & Nicobar administration, will carry out the
                                                                                                                                                 process of setting up systems and structures for Rural Knowledge Centres, as part of
    School of Health Systems Studies entered into an academic and research collaboration with London School of Economics in 2007.                the three-year post-tsunami engagement in capacity building of local and indigenous
                                                                                                                                                 tribal communities in sustainable development, which has graduated to establishing
    Under academic partnership, a new program; MSc in International Health Policy was launched in 2010. This programme focuses on the            Community Resource Centre in the remote Nicobar Islands.
    economics and finance of healthcare provisions and the nature of policy changes needed to make healthcare accessible.
                                                                                                                                                 Principal Recipient of the Global Fund for AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria in a
    The collaborative research aims to address priority areas around health policy in India. Areas of scientific focus include:                  country-wide project for capacity-building of higher institutions of learning in
    • Pharmaceuticals and access to medicines
                                                                                                                                                 HIV/AIDS Counselling. Along with the SNDT Women’s University (Mumbai), Lucknow
    • HIV prevention for women and children in India
                                                                                                                                                 University (Lucknow), Bangalore University (Bengaluru), Jamia Milia University (New
    • Health systems
                                                                                                                                                 Delhi), and the Regional Institute for Medical Sciences (Manipur), TISS will conduct
    • Urban health
                                                                                                                                                 master training programmes and help build infrastructure to develop the capacities of
    These priorities reflect the current health policy priorities in India and the research strengths of both institutions.                      40 academic institutions all over the country. This, in turn, will provide supportive
                                                                                                                                                 supervision and training to 12,000 counsellors working in the national HIV/AIDS
    In 2009, SHSS entered into collaboration with 3 international partners to strengthen its MPH programme and research in public health         counselling programme.
    areas. The Institutes are:
    -Karolinska Institute, Sweden;                                                                                                               TISS also continues to be involved in critical research in diverse areas such as
    -Swiss Tropical Institute, Switzerland;                                                                                                      education and literacy, family and children, women’s issues, HIV/AIDS, rural and
    -School of Public Health, Minnesota University, USA.                                                                                         urban development issues, displacement, youth and human development, and the
                                                                                                                                                 rights of Dalits, indigenous peoples, minorities and other marginalised groups.
    Erasmus Mundus Scholarships and Academic Cooperation

                                                                                                                                                 In recognition of these and other achievements and the quality parameters, TISS was
    Erasmus Mundus Scholarship partners the School of Health Systems Studies under the aegis of Tata Institute of Social Sciences with 12
                                                                                                                                                 awarded score of 3.88 out of 4 (CGPA) and Grade A by the NAAC on 31st December
    European Universities viz. Lund University, Sweden (Lead/Coordinating university), Albert-Ludwigs- University of Freiburg, Germany, Freie
    Universitat Berlin, Germany, International Institute for Geo-information Science and Earth Observation, The Netherlands, Karolinska          2009.
    Institutet, Sweden, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway, Politecnico di Milano, Italy, University of Amsterdam, The
    Netherlands, University of Deusto, Spain, University of Leuven, Belgium, University Pierre and Marie Curie, France, Vilnius University,      The synergy between teaching, research, field action and extension has enabled TISS
    Lithuania                                                                                                                                    to continue to shape planning, policy and programme formulation, foster critical
                                                                                                                                                 rethinking, and development of people-centred interventions.

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                                                                                                                             OUR ILLUSTRIOUS ALUMNI
    Our Faculty
    DEAN                                                     TATA CHAIR PROFESSORS                                           TISS over the years has been known for its unique ways of combining management principles with social awareness. This
    Prof. C.A.K. YESUDIAN
    M.A, Ph.D                                                Prof. Susan Rikfin                                              has ensured that TISS students have left their indelible impressions on the corporate as well as the social front. Following
                                                             M.A. (International Affairs), Ph.D
    SHSS FACULTY                                                                                                             are some of the TISSians who have carved a niche for themselves in healthcare.
                                                             Prof. Richard Cash

    Dr. Anil Kumar, Associate Professor and Chairperson      Dr. William Tuscano                                             Dr. Vivek Desai
    M.Sc., Ph.D                                              M.S., Ph.D, Post Doctoral Fellowship
                                                                                                                             Managing Director, Hosmac India Pvt Ltd
    Dr. (Ms.) Shalini Bharat, Professor                      VISITING FACULTY                                                Managing Trustee, Hosmac Foundation
                                                             Mr. Ashok Thapar, (Mktg. Consultant), DMM, MBA
    Dr. (Ms.) Sivakami Muthusamy, Associate Professor                                                                        Dr. Lilly D. Engineer
    M.A., Ph.D.                                              Prof. Ashok Bhatkande, M.D.
                                                                                                                             Associate Director, DrPH program in Health Care Management and
    Dr. (Ms.) Hemal Shroff, Assistant Professor              Dr. Avinash Supe, (Prof. of Surgery, KEM Hospital), MS, DHA
                                                                                                                             Leadership,   Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
    M.A., Ph.D., Post doctoral fellowship                    Dr. G. R. More Patil, (Retd. Deputy Municipal Commissioner
    2. CENTRE FOR HEALTH POLICY,                             of Mumbai), MD, DCH, DHA
                                                                                                                             Dr. Dinesh Nair
    PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT:                                 Dr. S. Sivaramakrishnan, (Medical Consultant – Siemens)
                                                             DGP, DIM, DHA                                                   Sr. Health Specialist, World Bank, Washington Office
    Dr. Shankar Das, Associate Professor
    M.Sc, M.A., M.Phil, Ph.D                                 Dr. S.A. Kelkar, (Adjunct Professor, IIT Mumbai), PhD
                                                                                                                             Mr. Sunil Nath
    Dr. Kanchan Mukherjee, Associate Professor               Dr. Vivek Desai, (Managing Director, Hosmac India Pvt Ltd),
    M.D., M.Sc, D.P.H, A.F.I.H                                                                                               CEO – Alchemist (HealthCare), Delhi
                                                             DHA, DBM, DFM, MPhil
    Dr. Soumitra Ghosh, Assistant Professor                  Dr. Y.C. Mahajan, (Consultant – Hospital Administration
    M.A., M.P.S, Ph.D                                                                                                        Dr. Pavitro Paul
                                                             Raymond Limited), MD, MAM, DHA
    Dr. (Ms.) Sandhya K. Ramakrishnan, Assistant Professor                                                                   Consultant-NHSRC, Delhi
                                                             Dr P.M. Bhujang, (Director , HN Hospital), LLM, DHA
                                                             Dr. N. Roy, Head, (Dept. of Surgery | BARC Hospital (Govt. of   Mr. Keerti Bhusan Pradhan
    3. CENTRE FOR PUBLIC HEALTH:                             India) | Mumbai) , M.S., MPH
                                                                                                                             Director- Strategy and Programmes, Right to Sight International
    Dr. Harshad Thakur, Professor and Chairperson            Dr Pednekar, (Deputy Director for Healis, Sekhsaria Institute
    M.B.B.S, M.D, D.B.M                                      for Public Health, CBD Belapur), M.Sc, Ph.D
                                                                                                                             Dr. Rana Mehta
    Dr. Mathew George, Assistant Professor                   Dr Doke, (President of Indian Public Health Association,
    M.P.H, M.PhiL, Ph.D                                      Maharashtra Branch), M.D., D.N.B., Ph.D., FIPHA                 Vice President, Technopak Advisors Pvt Ltd, Noida

    Dr. Narendra Kakade, Assistant Professor                 Dr Amar Jesani, (External faculty and member of the
    M.A, M.PhiL, Ph.D                                        International Advisory Board), MBBS                             Dr. Neeta Rao
    Dr. Nilesh Gawde, Assistant Professor                                                                                    National Consultant, MoHFW, India
                                                             Dr Hitakshi Sehgal, (International Coordinator, University of
    M.D, D.B.M, Diploma in Clinical Research                 Minnesota), MPH
    4. CENTRE FOR HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT:                                                                                       Dr. Sanjay Oak
                                                             Dr Kishore Chavan, (Surveillance Medical Officer, NPSP)
    Dr. M. Mariappan, Assistant Professor (Senior Scale)     MD ( PSM ), DNB ( SPM ), DPH.                                   Dean, KEM Hospital and Seth GS Medical College, Mumbai
    M.H.M, Ph.D                                              Dr Garima Bahl, (Program Coordinator Society for Nutrition,
    Dr. (Ms.) V. Gowri, Assistant Professor                  Education and Health Action), M.A , MPH                         Mr. T. Anbumani
    M.A., DHA, Ph.D                                          Dr A.M. Sarma, (TISCO ex chair professor), M.A, Ph.D            CAO, Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai
    Dr. Lakshmi Kant Diwedi                                  Dr Ravi Bhatnagar, (Consultant Cardio Thoracic Surgery,
    M.Sc, M.PhiL, Ph.D                                       Holy Family Hospital), MS, MCH, DNB(CVTS), LLB, DHA             Dr. M.R. Bhatia
    FACULTY FROM OTHER SCHOOLS                               Dr. S. Sudhakar, MHA                                            Professor Health Policy, LSE

    Prof. Lakshmi Lingam
    M.A, Ph.D                                                                                                                Dr. Tushar Kr. Desai

    Prof. D.P. Singh                                                                                                         Vice President -Project Healthcare, Reliance Industries Limited
    M.Sc, Ph.D
                                                                                                                             Ms Mini Varghese
    Prof. P.C. Saxena
    M.Sc, M.A, Ph.D                                                                                                          National Programme Manager, Micronutrient Initiative

    Dr. Rajashri Mehtani
    M.S.W, Fellow

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     Every graduate who has ever walked through the hallowed corridors of TISS imbibes within
     himself/herself the unique possession of professionalism with a heart. The School of Health System
     Studies (SHSS) at TISS has a diverse array of participants from varied cultural and professional
     backgrounds and hail from some of the best colleges in the country. The learning pedagogy
     includes seminars, group assignments, quizzes, case studies, role plays, simulation games and the
     unique professional development program (PDP). Academics at TISS are meticulously organized and
     the course contents are reviewed regularly keeping abreast with the latest advancements across the
     globe. Consequently, SHSS boasts of a league of illustrious alumni who form the crème de la crème
     of the Indian healthcare industry and abroad.

     Our renowned faculty members are involved in facilitating learning through extensive classroom
     discussions and are respected members of the industry exhibiting exemplary credentials through
     their avant-garde research papers on intriguing health care issues and key management areas.

     TISS believes in providing extensive on-field experience to its students, which is supported through
     its 4 internships during the 2 years, along with a project/research paper that is mandatory. For
     students of Hospital Administration, the corporate interface ensures that academic capabilities meet
     business acumen.

     Admissions to SHSS are purely based on the candidates’ merit. The course design is highly
     specialized and has few intakes. The stringent selection criterion at TISS, which involves a tailor
     made aptitude test and an interview, ensures selection of students who are not only the most
     capable but also those who are aligned to the specific course.

     Our students pursue a wide range of career paths post MHA and have accepted positions in every
     job function, sub domain and geography that comprise today's increasingly dynamic and global
     healthcare business landscape.

     Our batch diversity, allows potential recruiters the flexibility to choose to recruit at the entry, middle
     management, senior and top management levels of organizations. Over the past years we have
     witnessed some of the biggest names in healthcare approaching us with lucrative profiles.

     Having given you reasons more than one to recruit from the country’s most reputed Health School...

     Our placement calendar is as follows:
     • Pre placement talks – 18th November 2010 to 19th December 2010
     • Placement week – 1st January to 9th January, 2010
     • Placements continue till 31st March 2011(On and Off campus)

     Our placement procedure is planned in close association with our faculty, students and recruiters.
     For further details regarding our placement procedure please write to us at:

     Alternate email:

     You will be provided with a campus coordinator who will help you pursue the process further. The
     coordinator will serve as your SPOC for all activities.

     SHSS looks forward to you choosing to recruit with us.

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     Aga Khan Health Services               Regional Resource Centre (RRC)            Tata Consultancy Services

     BAIF Development Research Foundation   Department of Women and Child             Nova Hospitals, Pune
                                            Development, Govt. of Gujarat

     CARE India                                                                       NRHM, Chattisgarh

     Catholic Relief Research                                                         NRHM, Gujarat
                                            SRH, Dharampur

     Child In Need Institute (CINI)                                                   P.D. Hinduja Hospital
                                            Centre for Enquiry into Health & Allied
                                            Themes (CEHAT)
     HOSMAC                                                                           Sagar Hospitals, Bangalore

                                            Voluntry Health Association of India
     IBM                                    (VHAI)                                    Vaatsalya Hospitals, Bangalore

     INFOSYS                                Family Planning Association of India      Victor Hospital, Goa
     Wipro                                                                            Seven Hills Hospital
     Nova Hospitals, Pune                                                             Soalni Hospital
                                            Institute of Health Management,
                                            Panchod (IHMP)
     WHO                                                                              Manipal Hospital, Bangalore

                                            GCV Life Pvt. Ltd.
     NRHM                                                                             Parkar Hospital

                                            Apollo Clinics, Mumbai
     MOHFW                                                                            Eclypsis

                                            Apollo Hospital, Bilaspur
     Micronutrient Initiative                                                         ICICI LOMBARD

                                            L.V. Prasad Eye Hospital, Hyderabad
     NACO                                                                             ICICI Prudential

                                            Manpower Consultancy, Mumbai
     NMMC- Navi Mumbai Municipal                                                      ICICI SIG
                                            Global Hospitals
                                                                                      John Hopkins
     PATH India
                                            Max Hospital, Saket, New Delhi
     PATNI Computers
                                            MIMSR & YCRH, Latur
     Sight Savers International
                                            State health systems resource centres
     Emergent Meditech India Pvt. Ltd.

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                                                                                                                                               CURRICULUM (with Credits)

                                                                                                                                                Semester                                      Course Title                                      Credits
     MASTER OF                                                                                                                                              FC 1     Understanding Society                                                        2
     HOSPITAL                                                                                                                                               FC 3     Development Experience, State, Social Conflict and Change                    2
     ADMINISTRATION                                                                                                                                         SFC 1    Social Science Perspectives on Health                                        2

                                                                                                                                                            SFC 2    Basic Economics and Health Economics                                         3
                                                                                                                                                            BC 1     Principles of Health Services Management                                     2
                                                                                                                                                       I    BC 2     Evolution of HealthCare Services                                             2

                                                                                                                                                            BC 3     Research Methodology I ( Quantitative Research Methods)                      2

                                                                                                                                                            BC 4     Organizational Behaviour                                                     2

                                                                                                                                                            BC 5     Introduction to Epidemiology and Biostatistics                               2
                                                                                                                                                            BC 6     Financial Accounting                                                         2
                                                                                                                                                            BC 7     Research Methodology II ( Qualitative Research Methods)                      2

                                                                                                                                               Total                                                                                             23
                                                                                                                                                            BC 8     Human Resources Management and Labour Legislation                            2
                                                                                                                                                            BC 9     Materials Management                                                         2
                                                                                                                                                            BC 10    Operation Research                                                           2

                                                                                                                                                       II   HO 1     Management Accounting                                                        2
                                                                                                                                                            HO 2     Organisation and Administration of Supportive Services                       3
                                                                                                                                                            HO 3     Organisation and Administration of Clinical and Superspeciality Services     2

                                                                                                                                                            First Internship (6 weeks)                                                            8

                                                                                                                                               Total                                                                                             21

                                                                                                                                                            BC 11    Health Insurance                                                             2

                                                                                                                                                            BC 12    Strategic Management in Health Care Settings                                 2
                                                                                                                                                            HO 4     Hospital Planning                                                            2

     INTRODUCTION                                                                                                                                  III      HO 5     Legal Framework for Hospitals                                                2
                                                                                                                                                            HO 6     Systems Development and Information Resource Management in Hospitals         3
     Master of Hospital Administration programme addresses the professional managerial skills required for leadership roles in the hospital
                                                                                                                                                            HO 7     Management of Medical Staff, Clinical Services and Medical Committees        2
     sector through training in planning, operational management and project management of hospitals. The programme lays special
                                                                                                                                                            Second Internship ( 6weeks)                                                           8
     emphasis on financial management, costing, systems development and information resource management.
                                                                                                                                               Total                                                                                             21

     The course gives weightage to both theoretical and hands-on learning. While classroom learning through participation in                                HO 8     Medical Technology Management                                                2
     discussions, case studies, presentations, and the like emphasize conceptual clarity, practical inputs are provided through the rigorous                HO 9     Quality Management                                                           2
     internships. These complement classroom learning, throwing light on the practical dimension of the profession. The insights that
                                                                                                                                                            HO 10    Marketing Management                                                         2
     emerge out of such an experience make students conceptually strong and successful in practice of the profession.
                                                                                                                                                   IV       HO 11    Financial Management                                                         2

     Students of the Master of Hospital Administration programme find jobs in managing a variety of specialised services in hospitals —                     HO 12    Business Development Strategies                                              2

     both in the private and government sectors. Their job sketches include managing various departments of large hospitals as well as                      Internship (6 weeks)                                                                  4
     planning and designing new services and new hospitals. In the past, students have found employment in leading corporate,                               Project Report                                                                        4
     government and trust-run hospitals all over the country. Apart from hospitals the students also take up varied roles in consultancy       Total                                                                                             18
     firms, Healthcare IT, retail healthcare and health insurance sector.
                                                                                                                                               GRAND TOTAL                                                                                       83

     TISS pioneered health and hospital administration programmes in the country and continues to remain an innovator in curriculum and

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                                                                                                                                                 Qualification Profile
     Students of hospital administration undergo three rigorous internships during the course of their two year study period. Each
     internship is of the duration of 5 weeks and is carried out at the end of the second, third and fourth semesters respectively.
     Students are placed in public, trust and corporate hospitals respectively so as to help them understand nuances of varying natures
     of health care set ups. The internships are designed in a methodical and well coordinated manner such that the first internship              MBBS             29%
     exposes students to basic departments of the hospital, its preliminary functioning and the associated managerial inputs. Students            BAMS             20%
     are expected to study 2 medical and 2 non-medical departments during this phase followed by a relevant case study of their
                                                                                                                                                  BHMS             8%
     interest. The internships to follow constitute analyzing real time cases which provide the student an opportunity to enhance
     business process capabilities. Each semester that follows an internship allows the student to apply concepts imbibed during the              BSc              8%
     course work in real time. It helps them draw collaterals between theory and its conceptual application in the real world.                    BDS              11%
                                                                                                                                                  BPT              9%
     During the first internship students are placed in public hospitals or larger trust hospitals across Mumbai namely; Asha Parekh
     Hospital, Holy Spirit Hospital, BARC Hospital, Raheja Hospital, Sushrusha Hospital, Inlaks Hospital, D. Y. Patil Hospital, Nair Hospital,
                                                                                                                                                  Btech            3%
     MGM Hospital Vashi, TATA Memorial Hospital, Elizabeth Hospital, BSES MG hospital, Prince Aly Khan Hospital, Holy Family Hospital,            BBA              3%
     KEM Hospital, Cooper Hospital, Bhabha Bandra Hospital, Rajawadi Hospital.
                                                                                                                                                  Nursing          9%

     For the second internship students are placed in renowned Trust Hospital across the country namely; CMC Vellore, CMC Ludhiana,
     Sir Ganagaram Hospital, Aditya Birla Hospital, P.D. Hinduja National Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Breach Candy Hospital
     Trust etc.

     The third internship brings with itself a test of the student’s capabilities to adapt and produce results in a relatively new
     environment. Students are placed in corporate hospitals all over India namely; Apollo Group of Hospitals, Fortis Group of Hospitals,
     Max Group of Hospitals, Manipal Group of Hospitals etc.

     The final block internship towards the end of the curriculum entails every student to work in any healthcare organization of their          Work Experience Profile
     choice, without any compensation, for a period of 1 month. This internship reiterates the ethos of the institute that is ingrained in
     each student – service to the society. Though the students have been well placed before the period of this internship, they
     contribute their theoretical and practical skills to the organization.

                                                                                                                                                  Freshers         11%
                                                                                                                                                  Less Than 1 yr   31%
                                                                                                                                                  1-2 yrs          20%
     PROJECT:                                                                                                                                     2-3 yrs          23%
     Project work is an important academic requirement for the hospital administration students.This is undertaken by the students
                                                                                                                                                  3-5 yrs          9%
     according to their interests and under the guidance of the faculty . The compulsory project work gives the students an opportunity
     to explore their interests, apply their knowledge and gain personal experience by tackling real problems. It gives them a window to          Above 5 Years    6%
     innovate and create implementable and practical business enhancing models. The project work demands involvement in terms of
     problem identification, data collection, analysis and interpretation, and preparation of action plans.

     It helps them carve a niche for themselves where they can build on preliminary ideas and go on to specialize in the field, if they so
     wish. Project evaluation exercises are carried out at regular intervals to permit systematic assessment and streamlined guidance.

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                               Research Project: Brand Recognition of a hospital and designing of promotional strategies.                                    Research Project: Medical Tourism Strategy for a Multi-superspeciality Hospital

                               Summer internship: Sai Shree Orthopedics Multispeciality& Joint Replacement centre, Pune                                      Summer Internship: Medanta Medicity, Gurgaon
                               Training programme for Business Development Executives.                                                                       Configuration and Implementation of Operation Theatre module of Hospital Information System
                                                                                                                                                             (HIS) in the Hospital.
                               Internship: B.C.J Hospital & Asha Parekh Research Centre
                               Detailed study with recommendations of-CSSD, Laundry & linen Department.                                                      Internship: S. L. Raheja Hospital, Mumbai
                               Feasibility study to set up in-house laundry for the same hospital (110 beds).                                                Detailed Departmental Study of Diabetic Clinic (Inpatient & Outpatient), Artificial Kidney Dialysis
                                                                                                                                                             (AKD) unit, Human Resource (HR) Department and Medical Records Department (MRD)
                                                                                                                                                             Case study – Reasons for Leave without Pay (LWP) amongst Housekeeping staff in the Hospital

                                                                                                                                                             Worked as Clinic Manager for 1 ½ years with Nutrition and Wellness (A chain of Wellness
     Dr. Amit Dhage                                                                                                                                          Clinics), Delhi.
                                                                                                                                   Dr. Deepti Mehtani
     Age: 24 years                                                                                                                 Age: 30 years             Worked as Project Manager for 3 ½ years, Varuni Healthcare Private Limited, Delhi.

     Qualification: B.P.T                                                                                                          Qualification: B.A.M.S.

                               Research Project: A study on the role of public relation activities of hospitals on the patients’                             Research Project: Planning an assisted reproductive techniques centre.
                               hospital choice decisions.
                                                                                                                                                             Summer internship: Armed Forces Medical College, Pune.
                               Summer internship: SCS Hospital, Mangalore, Karnataka.                                                                        Study of biomedical waste management practices in a tertiary care hospital.
                               Analyzing the effectiveness of current systems and practices to maximize efficiency, customer
                               satisfaction & revenues at SCS Hospital                                                                                       Internship: Inlaks General Hospital, Mumbai.
                                                                                                                                                             Study of ICU, OT, Accounts and Stores.
                               Internship: Bhabha Atomic Research Centre Hospital                                                                            Restructuring the laundry and linen department of the hospital.
                               Detailed study with analysis and recommendations for medical records department, hospital
                               stores, ward management and physiotherapy department.                                                                         Experience:
                               Critical study of security arrangements at BARC Hospital                                                                      Worked in Kotbagi Hospital, Pune as a medical officer for 2 years.
                                                                                                                                                             Worked as a private practitioner for 1 year.
                               One year experience in managing a clinic and as a homoeopathic practitioner.
     Dr. Deepthi Alle                                                                                                              Dr. Manisha Shah
     Age: 26 years                                                                                                                 Age: 29 years

     Qualification: B.H.M.S                                                                                                        Qualification: M.B.B.S

                               Research Project: Utilization of laboratory services in a private hospital                                                    Research Project: Effective Utilization of Medical Equipments (MRI) along with Patient Assess-
                                                                                                                                                             ment needs and their Satisfaction using MRI
                               Summer Internship: Parakh Hospital, Mumbai
                               Time motion study on admission & discharge process in Parakh hospital                                                         Summer Internship: BKS Hospital, Bellary.
                                                                                                                                                             Designing, Planning, Purchasing and Installation of CathLab
                               Organization: K.E.M hospital, Parel. Mumbai.
                               Detailed study of OPD & blood bank department                                                                                 Internship: B.Y.L Nair Charitable Hospital, Mumbai
                               Detailed study of dietetics & physiotherapy unit of hospital                                                                  Study of the present security system and up gradation of the same
                                                                                                                                                             Feasibility of Roof top Helipad at Nair Hospital
                               Worked as a medical officer in ICU & wards for one year in a private hospitals                                                Experience:
                               Associated with Sanjeevani clinic as an Ayurvedic Consultant for 8 months.                                                    Worked as Administrative Officer at Hotel Rameswari, Bellary for 1 Year
                                                                                                                                                             Worked as Part Time Consultant at Neela Dental Clinic, Bellary for 1 Year
     Dr. Trupti Kamble                                                                                                             Dr Jaikishen S Agiwal
     Age: 26 years                                                                                                                 Age: 26 years

     Qualification: B.A.M.S.                                                                                                       Qualification: B.D.S.

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                               Research Project: Relationship between Employee Job satisfaction and Performance.                                                     Research Project: Utilization of Radiological Services/Equipment of a tertiary hospital

                               Summer Internship: Jupiter Hospital, Mumbai                                                                                           Internship: Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai
                               Worked on the content for Jupiter Hospital’s Website.                                                                                 Detailed study with critical analysis and recommendations of CSSD, Operation Theatre,
                               Conducted an Organizational Climate Survey for the Human Resources Department.                                                        Radiodiagnosis, and Biomedical Waste Department
                                                                                                                                                                     Functional Analysis of Medical Records Department with recommendations for improvement
                               Internship: B.D. Petit Parsee General Hospital
                               Detailed Departmental study of Female Free Ward, Outpatient Department and Pathology                                                  Experience:
                               Laboratory.                                                                                                                           2 years work experience in Healthcare BPO.
                               Study of discrepancies and shortages issues in Medical Stores.

                               Sanda Wellness Pvt Ltd as Wellness Consultant for a period of 5 months
     Dr. Kamlesh Ahire
                                                                                                                                 Mr. Lalhmangaih hauzel
     Age: 26 years
                                                                                                                                 Age: 25 years
     Qualification: B.A.M.S.
                                                                                                                                 Qualification: B.Sc (Chemistry
                                                                                                                                 Honours), Certificate in Computer
                                                                                                                                 (APTECH Computer Education)

                               Research Project: Evidence based redesigning of ICU’s and their guidelines
                                                                                                                                                                     Research Project: Strategic Human Resource Recruitment Planning in Hospital

                               Summer Internship: Breach Candy Hospital, Mumbai | Nova Medical Center, Bangalore                                                     Internship: Holy Family Hospital, Mumbai
                               Business Process Reengineering for Booking Office                                                                                     Detailed studied with recommendations for Operating Theater, Casualty Department, Biomedical
                               HMIS Utilization for Front Office                                                                                                     Department and Medical Records Department
                               Time Motion study of Discharge process                                                                                                Patients’ waiting time analysis
                               Feasibility of HMIS in pharmacy
                               Market study for Nova Medical Center
                                                                                                                                                                     Associate Hospital Administrator, Ganta Methodist Hospital, Liberia
                               Internship: B.Y.L Nair Charitable Hospital                                                                                            Business Manager, Ganta United Methodist Mission Station, Ganta, Liberia
                               Detailed Department study of surgical suite, Outpatient department, Central Sterile Supply and
                               Medical Records Department.
                               Ward wise study of Nurses Job satisfaction and recommendations.

     Dr Jaya Khushalani
                                                                                                                                 Lawrence Leaye Tozoe, II
     Age: 24 years
                                                                                                                                 Age: 38 years
     Qualification: M.B.B.S.
                                                                                                                                 Qualification: B.B.A

                               Research Project: Facility Planning of an Ophthalmic Day Care Centre
                                                                                                                                                                     Research Project: Study on the efficiency and utilization of HMIS in a tertiary care hospital.

                               Internship: Mahatma Gandhi Mission Hospital, Mumbai
                                                                                                                                                                     Summer Internship: Wockhardt Hospitals, Nagpur
                               Detailed study with recommendations for departments: Front desk, Reception, OPD, AKD,
                                                                                                                                                                     Value analysis of the store inventory of the Wockhardt Heart Hospital with key factors pertaining
                               Housekeeping and Bio-Medical Waste management.
                                                                                                                                                                     to consumption and revenue pattern.
                               Training Module for Medical and Para-medical Staff of the Universal Precautions and handling of
                               Bio-medical waste.
                                                                                                                                                                     Internship: S L Raheja Hospital, Mahim, Mumbai
                                                                                                                                                                     Detailed study with recommendations for ICU, Oncology department, Stores and CSSD.
                                                                                                                                                                     Time motion study on communication between ward and pharmacy.
                               Non-Academic Junior Resident at Smt.SuchetaKriplani Hospital, Kalawati Saran Hospital and
                               associated hospitals, New Delhi in following departments:
                                      - Anaesthesia - 6 months
                                                                                                                                                                     Worked at GKK Physiotherapy Center (CGHS empanelled), Nagpur as Physiotherapist for
                                      - Bio-chemistry - 2 months
                                                                                                                                                                     two years.
     Dr. Kavita Mosalpuria
                                                                                                                                 Dr. Neha Bhagatkar
     Age: 27 years
                                                                                                                                 Age: 26 years
     Qualification: M.B.B.S.
                                                                                                                                 Qualification: B.P.T

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                               Research Project: Hospital Preparedness for JCI Accreditation with respect to Patient Safety                                                Research Project: Study of lead times for surgical intervention and its impact on the stakeholders
                               Standards at P.D. Hinduja National Hospital, Mumbai.
                                                                                                                                                                           Summer Internship: Armed Forces Medical College, Pune
                               Summer Internship: P.D. Hinduja National Hospital                                                                                           Conducting a feasibility study for establishing a CSSD in an 1100 bedded hospital and planning for
                               Conducted a detailed study for developing a Patient Movement Tracking System using                                                          the same.
                               Barcodes/RFID for Inpatients for the Business Process Re-engineering Department [BPR].
                                                                                                                                                                           Internship: BSES MG Hospital, Mumbai
                               Internship: BSES MG Hospital, Mumbai                                                                                                        Detailed study of the Pharmacy, Operation Theatre, Blood Bank and In-patient Department.
                               Detailed study with recommendations on AKD, Physiotherapy & Rehabilitative Centre, Stores &                                                 Study on waiting time for OPD patients
                               Purchase Department, Radiology Department.                                                                                                  Case Study on the assessment of qualitative aspects of the Public-Private Partnership Model of the
                               Case Study: Planning of CathLab with attached I.C.C.U                                                                                       hospital

                               Worked as a Clinician for 3 months                                                                                                          Experience:
     Dr. Nikhil Yadav                                                                                                                Dr Nitiraj Gandhi
     Age: 25 years                                                                                                                   Age: 25 years                         Worked as a Physician Assistant in an ICU for a period of four months

     Qualification: B.D.S.                                                                                                           Qualification: B.A.M.S.

                               Research Project: Challenges to the implementation of quality standards in a hospital                                                       Research Project: Time & Motion Study in Casualty of a Tertiary Care Hospital

                               Summer Internship: Nova Medical Centres, Bangalore                                                                                          Internship: Holy Family Hospital, Mumbai
                               Time and Motion Study of surgical patients                                                                                                  Detailed Departmental Study of ICU, BloodBank, Pathology Lab, Kitchen & OPD services
                               Study on Operating Room utilization and efficiency standards                                                                                Case study – Waiting time for discharge from various wards.
                               Study on consumables and medicines costs for surgical procedures
                               Cost analysis of Laboratory Services                                                                                                        Experience:
                                                                                                                                                                           Worked as panel doctor with Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd for 2years.
                               Internship: Smt BCJ Hospital and Asha Parekh Research Centre, Mumbai                                                                        Panel doctor for Mumbai Cricket Association for Ranji Trophy & Kanga League Matches.
                               Feasibility study for setting up of an In-house laundry department

                               1 year and 2 months as a Medical Officer at Adventist- Wockhardt Hospital, Surat

     Ms. Dr Milan D Choksey                                                                                                          Dr. Pawan Redkar
     Age: 25 years                                                                                                                   Age: 27 years

     Qualification: M.B.B.S.                                                                                                         Qualification: M.B.B.S., D.H.A.,

                               Research Project: Research Project: Gap analysis and quality improvement of hospital as per NABH                                            Research Project: Developing a Cost Information System for hospital
                               Accreditation Guidelines
                                                                                                                                                                           Summer Internship: Reliance Life Insurance
                               Summer Internship: Sterling Hospitals Limited, Ahmedabad, Care BMW Incineration, Ahmedabad                                                  Was involved in reduction of TAT in the receipt of medicals at the Head Office
                               A study on process of “Planning and commissioning of a tertiary care Hospital”- Sterling Hospitals,
                               Equipment and Manpower planning for Sterling Hospital, Bhavnagar                                                                            Internship: BARC Hospital, Mumbai
                               A Study on Monitoring and handling of Biomedical Waste Management for hospitals at Care BMW                                                 Detailed study of Laundry, Kitchen, Emergency and Surgical wards.
                               Incineration, Ahmedabad                                                                                                                     Detailed study on the role of Biomedical engineers in the procurement of equipments.

                               Internship: B.Y.L Nair Charitable Hospital, Mumbai                                                                                          Work Experience:
                               Detailed study of the MICU, Blood Bank, Purchase and Stored Department and Labour Ward.
                                                                                                                                                                           Worked as Technical Associate with TechMahindra Ltd, Pune for 2 years.
                               Feasibility of In House Laundry & House Keeping Department in Hospital

     Dr Nikisha Modi           Worked with Adventist Wockhardt Hospital Surat as a physiotherapist from March 2008 to                Ms. Pracheta Das
     Age: 24 years             February 2009 and as a part-time observer in Hospital Administration Department from                  Age: 25 years
                               August 2008 to November 2008
     Qualification: B.P.T      Worked at Mahavir Health and Medical Relief Society as a Cardio and Pulmonary Physiotherapist         Qualification: B.Tech ( Information
                               from April 2008 to July 2008                                                                          Technology)

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                                          Research Project: Streamlining operation theatres for efficiency enhancement                                                 Research Project: Costing of laboratory services.

                                          Summer Internship: Reliance Life Insurance Ltd., Mumbai                                                                      Internship: Shushrusha Citizens’ co-operative hospital ,Mumbai
                                          Optimization of the refund process (analysis and re-engineering)                                                             Detailed study of Inpatient and Nursing departments
                                                                                                                                                                       Detailed study of Stores and CSSD .
                                          Internship: MGM New Bombay Hospital, Mumbai.
                                          Detailed study with recommendations : ICU, Laboratory, Stores and Security                                                   Experience:
                                          Case study :Introduction of centralized bed booking in the hospital                                                          Tutor at Department of Physiology ,Kasturba Medical College , Manipal for 6 months .

     Dr. Priyanka Nagdev                                                                                                                     Dr. Rajesh Kamath
     Age: 26 years                                                                                                                           Age: 27 years

     Qualification: M.B.B.S.                                                                                                                 Qualification: M.B.B.S.

                                          Research Project: Training Needs Assessment of Nurses and Development of a Training Module                                   Research Project: Personnel planning in hospitals
                                          for the same.
                                                                                                                                                                       Summer Internship: Prima Clinics, Gurgaon (NCR)
                                          Summer Internship: Dedicated Healthcare Services TPA (India) Private Limited (DHS)                                           Assisted in establishing a Management Information System Software for the Clinics.
                                          Development of Grading System for Hospitals and Nursing Homes.                                                               Streamlining a process for recruitment and selection of the medical and non medical staff for
                                          Analysis of the network hospitals of DHS (State wise, Claim Wise and as per Bed Strength)
                                                                                                                                                                       each clinic and overlooking the whole process is completed within stipulated time.
                                          Analysis of rate list and claim files and billing pattern of 6 premium hospitals of Mumbai.
                                                                                                                                                                       Developing a strategy which helps communicate the differentials of the organization to the
                                          Developed bench mark room rents.
                                                                                                                                                                       prospective customers and monitoring its implementation.
                                          Developed gradation Scale for surgeries.

                                                                                                                                                                       Internship: Prince Aly Khan Hospital, Mumbai
                                          Internship: Seth V.C. Gandhi& M.A. Vora Municipal General Rajawadi Hospital, Mumbai
                                                                                                                                                                       Detailed Departmental Study of Operation theatres, Sonography Department, Medical Records
                                          Detailed Study of MICU, Casualty, Medical Record Department and Food Service Department.
                                                                                                                                                                       Department and Human Resources Department
                                          To study waiting time of patients in Medical OPD.
                                                                                                                                                                       Case study – Redefining the job descriptions of clinical and non clinical staff of the hospital.
     Ms. Tiji George                      Experience:                                                                                        Dr. Rishubh Gupta
     Age: 26 years                        Worked in P.D.Hinduja National Hospital and Medical Research Centre as a Staff Nurse (both ICU     Age: 24 years             Experience:
                                          and Wards) for 2 years and 5 months.                                                                                         Worked as an associate dentist in a Oral and Maxillofacial clinic for 6 months.
     Qualification: B.Sc Nursing                                                                                                             Qualification: B.D.S      Worked in vCustomer as Customer Care Executive for three months.
                                          Worked as a Staff Nurse (Sister Tutor) in Leelabai Thackersey College of Nursing, Mumbai for 4

                                          Research Project: Market segmentation of Corporate Hospitals and their Brand positioning                                     Research Project: Application of Lean principles to hospital processes

                                          Internship: Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai
                                                                                                                                                                       Summer Internship: BSES MG Hospital, Mumbai
                                          Detailed study with recommendations for Out- patient department, Intensive Care unit, Tissue
                                                                                                                                                                       Streamlining of OT functions
                                          Bank and Human Resource departments
                                          Time and motion study for the time taken by a patient to give blood samples and collect                                      Re-assigning staff allocations in the OT
                                          medicines from the pharmacy                                                                                                  Formulating surgical packages for the patients

                                          Experience:                                                                                                                  Internship: K. B. Bhabha Hospital, Mumbai.
                                          Worked as an associate trainee for the talent acquisition team of MindTree Pvt. Ltd for 6 months                             Detailed study of ICU, Labour ward, Food Services and Medical Records Department
                                                                                                                                                                       Case study: To study the process of scheduling of surgeries and the reasons for postponement

                                                                                                                                                                       Worked as a Resident Medical Officer for a year at Dhanwantari Hospital and Research Centre,
     Ms. Varsha Narendra                                                                                                                                               Mumbai.
                                                                                                                                             Dr. Samhita S. Desai
     Age: 24 years                                                                                                                           Age: 26 years

     Qualification: B.Sc Biotechnology,                                                                                                      Qualification: B.A.M.S.
     Diploma Human Resource
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                                      Research Project: A study on utilization of human resource in radio diagnosis department in a                                               Research Project: Accreditation: Comparative analysis of CAP and NABL
                                      tertiary care hospital
                                                                                                                                                                                  Summer Internship: Hosmac Consultancy Services Ltd, Mumbai
                                      Internship: K .B Bhabha Hospital, Mumbai                                                                                                    Contributed to a project on introducing PPP in Medical Education for the UP Government
                                      Detailed study of emergency department and operation theatre.                                                                               Internship
                                      Detailed study of blood bank and pharmacy.
                                      Conducted a study to develop a better signage system for the hospital                                                                       Internship: Holy Spirit Hospital, Mumbai
                                                                                                                                                                                  Detailed Departmental Study of Radiology, Casualty, Purchase and Human Resource Department.
                                                                                                                                                                                  Case study on establishment of an Oncology and Radiotherapy Centre.

                                                                                                                                                                                  Worked as a Physician Assistant at Asian Heart Institute, Mumbai for 4 months

     Dr. Sapna Verma                                                                                                                       Dr. Mandar Bodas
     Age: 26 years                                                                                                                         Age: 25 years

     Qualification: B.A.M.S                                                                                                                Qualification: B.A.M.S.

                                      Research Project: Economics of green technologies and renewable energy resources in hospital                                                Research Project: Challenges faced by Health Insurance Companies in India & how Hospitals can
                                      engineering.                                                                                                                                help in better management of insurance facilities for the beneficiaries.

                                      Internship: Prince Ali Khan Hospital, Mazagaon Mumbai                                                                                       Internship: Dr. D.Y.Patil Hospital, Navi Mumbai
                                      Detailed study - Oncology department, A.K.D, laboratory, blood bank, ,
                                                                                                                                                                                  Studied the emergency department, CSSD, Blood Bank and In Patient Ward in detail and gave
                                      Analyzing the currently followed Job descriptions for clinical staff, editing it and preparing new
                                                                                                                                                                                  recommendations for improvement where required.
                                      job descriptions.
                                      Critically analyzing the present organizational structure, preparing an alternative model of the                                            Detailed study of the public facilities made available to patients & suggestions for improvement.
                                      Experience:                                                                                                                                 Demonstrator in Department of Anatomy, Christian Medical College & Hospital from Sept 1991
                                      Clinical practice as a homoeopathic physician-2 years                                                                                       to Sept 1992.
                                      Three month internship as a part of PGDHHA curriculum in Marketing Dept of Malabar Institute                                                Medical Officer in the Army Medical Corps from Oct 1992 to Oct 2002.
                                      of medical Sciences, Calicut.
                                                                                                                                                                                  Assistant Manager Health Services in Works Hospital ACC Cement from July 2004 to April 2005.
                                                                                                                                                                                  Consultant Medical Officer at Polyclinic in Ratnuchak, Jammu from Sept 2005 to Dec 2008.
     Dr. Srinivas Panicker Kodiyath                                                                                                        Dr (Maj) IRVIND JOTE KAUR
     Age: 29 years                                                                                                                         Age: 42 years

     Qualification: B.H.M.S,                                                                                                               Qualification: M.B.B.S., Certificate
     P.G.D.H.H.A                                                                                                                           Course in Health & Family Welfare
                                                                                                                                           from NIHFW, New Delhi

                                      Research Project: A study of patient safety measures in a tertiary care hospital according to                                               Research Project: Equipment Planning and Procurement Process - an analysis of the lead- time.
                                      NABH guidelines.
                                                                                                                                                                                  Summer internship: All India Institute of Medical Sciences(AIIMS), New Delhi
                                      Summer Internship: Armed Forces Medical College, Pune                                                                                       Evaluation of the Infection Control Programme in accordance with NABH Standards, in the
                                      Trend analysis of sexually transmitted diseases in a defined population.                                                                    Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at AIIMS( Main Hospital)

                                      Internship: St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, Mumbai
                                                                                                                                                                                  Internship: St. Elizabeth Hospital, Mumbai
                                      Departmental study with recommendations for ICU, In-Patient Department, Laundry and House-
                                                                                                                                                                                  To determine the hourly costing of the Operation Theatre of the hospital
                                      Case study: Study of infection control practices in the hospital, and gap analysis
                                      Experience:                                                                                                                                 Medical Officer for RNTCP in North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and
                                      Worked as Coordinator of NABH in Breach Candy Hospital for a period of 6 months.                                                            Medical Sciences, Shillong for a period of one year.
                                      Worked as Homoeopathic consultant in St. Elizabeth’s Hospital for a period of 2 years.                                                      Medical Officer under Directorate of Health Services, GNCT Delhi for four years.

     Dr. Nidhi Mathew                                                                                                                      Dr. Seema Konwar
     Age: 27 years                                                                                                                         Age: 38 years

     Qualification: B.H.M.S,                                                                                                               Qualification: M.B.B.S.
     P.G.D.H.H.M, P.G.D.M.L.S

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                                    Research Project: Nursing care plans and perceptions of Nurses about use of standardized                                                  Research Project: Planning of Clinical Laboratory in a Multispecialty Hospital
                                    computerized nursing care plans through HMIS
                                                                                                                                                                              Internship: Holy Spirit Hospital, Mumbai
                                    Internship: KEM Hospital, Mumbai                                                                                                          Departmental study with recommendations for Laboratory, Physiotherapy, Pharmacy, Medical
                                    Detailed study of Operation Theatres and Inpatient Department                                                                             Record Department
                                    Detailed study of Security and Engineering Departments                                                                                    Case study: Study of Patient Waiting Time in Out-Patient Department.
                                    Case study on the infection control practices in the ICCU
                                    Experience:                                                                                                                               1 year of teaching experience in Hume McHenry Memorial High School and Junior College, Pune
                                    Staff Nurse (Sister Tutor), Leelabai Thackersey College of Nursing (SNDT University Mumbai), for 10                                       (2008-09)
                                    months (1 academic year)

     Ms. Tejaswini Joshi                                                                                                                  Mr. Christable Lawze Horo
     Age: 25 years                                                                                                                        Age: 27 years

     Qualification: B.Sc. Nursing                                                                                                         Qualification: B.Sc. Microbiology

                                    Research Project: Quality Management in Government Hospitals: A case study of Emergency
                                    and Casualty Department of Govt LTMG Hospital, Sion.

                                    Summer Internship: Reliance Life Insurance Ltd.
                                    Automation of the Time Management System: To prepare requirement specification document
                                    for the automation of the recording of productivity data when the work is done on the Under-
                                    writer Workflow Management System.

                                    Internship: B D Petit Parsi General Hospital, Mumbai
                                    Manpower GAP Analysis of Radiology Technicians
                                    Observational Study of Radiology Department, ICU, Nursing department and Pharmacy
                                    Quality Survey of Radiology Department and ICU using Self Assessment Toolkit

     Dr. Sandeep Moolchandani
     Age: 26 years                  Resident Medical Officer at MGS Hospital, New Delhi for 4 months.

     Qualification: M.B.B.S.

                                    Research Project: Value analysis of inventory

                                    Internship: K.E.M. Hospital, Mumbai
                                    Detailed study of the Emergency Medical Services, Medical Records Department, Labor ward and
                                    Medical Social Work department.
                                    Case study: Knowledge, attitude and perception in disposal of hospital waste among hospital staff

                                    Worked in Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital, Pune as Staff Nurse for a period of 10 months

     Ms. Sujata B. Hankare
     Age: 23 years

     Qualification: B.Sc. Nursing

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     HEALTH                                                                                                                                     Semester     Course No.                           Title of the Courses                    Credits
     ADMINISTRATION                                                                                                                                         FC 1          Understanding Society                                             2

                                                                                                                                                            FC 3          Development Experience, State, Social and Conflict and Change     2
                                                                                                                                                            SFC 1         Social Science Perspectives on Health                             2
                                                                                                                                                            SFC 2         Basic Economics and Health Economics                              3
                                                                                                                                                            BC 1          Principles of Health Services Management                          2
                                                                                                                                                       I    BC 2          Evolution of Health Services                                      2
                                                                                                                                                            BC 3          Research Methodology – I (Quantitative Methods)                   2
                                                                                                                                                            BC 4          Organizational Behavior                                           2

                                                                                                                                                            BC 5          Introduction to Epidemiology and Biostatistics                    2

                                                                                                                                                            BC 6          Financial Accounting                                              2

                                                                                                                                                            BC7           Research Methodology – II (Qualitative Methods)                   2

                                                                                                                                               Total                                                                                       23

                                                                                                                                                            BC 8          Human Resources Management and Labour Legislation                3
                                                                                                                                                            BC 9          Material Management                                               2
                                                                                                                                                            BC 10         Operations Research                                               2
                                                                                                                                                       II   HE 1          Community Health                                                  2
                                                                                                                                                            HE 2          Management of National Health Programmes                          2
                                                                                                                                                            HE 5          Health Education and Communication                                2
                                                                                                                                                            First Internship (5 weeks)                                                      6

                                                                                                                                               Total                                                                                       19

                                                                                                                                                            BC 12       Strategic Management in Health Care Settings                        2
     INTRODUCTION                                                                                                                                           HE 3        Health Planning                                                     2
                                                                                                                                                   III      HE 4        Health Management Information Systems                               2
     TISS has been offering the Health administration course since the early 1990s. Over the years the course curriculum has been
                                                                                                                                                            HE 8        Financing of Health Services                                        2
     reinvented and structured to keep pace and meet the demands of the dynamic healthcare industry. The 2 year intensive program with
                                                                                                                                                            Second Internship (5 weeks)                                                     6
     a practical focus is designed to develop a cadre of professionals competent enough to take up key managerial and research positions in
                                                                                                                                               Total                                                                                       14
     both public and private health sectors.
                                                                                                                                                            BC 11       Health Insurance                                                    2
                                                                                                                                                            HE 6        Gender, Health and Human Rights                                     2
     The Master of Health Administration programme prepares students to take on managerial positions in the national health programmes,
                                                                                                                                                   IV       HE 7        Urban Health                                                        2
     the NGO sector, healthcare consultancies, health insurance and IT in healthcare and community-based health programmes by building
                                                                                                                                                            Third Internship (5 weeks)                                                      6
     capacities in planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating those programmes. It also orients the students to macro issues
     relevant to health policy and programming in the country. A mix of giants of the likes of WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA, PATH, CARE, Aga                          Research Project                                                                6

     Khan Health Services, ICICI, Infosys and PWC have been some of the recruiters in the past.                                                Total                                                                                       18
                                                                                                                                               GRAND TOTAL                                                                                 74
     The course curriculum includes core management subjects like operations management, strategic management, finance and health
     management information system as well as social science courses. It sensitizes the students to the public health challenges and
     administrative methods to optimize the scarce resources. The students undergoing the course are trained in the basics of social science
     research, with research being part of the final dissertation mandatory for completion of the course. The inclusion of this aspect makes
     the course a “one of its kind” being offered in the country.

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     One of the most distinctive features of the curriculum at TISS is the internship, a continual program, included in 2nd, 3rd and 4th     Qualification Profile
     semesters. It provides hands on experience and knowledge about the health sector wherein students see the theories they learn in
     classrooms being applied in real challenges. Students are assigned to organizations, based on previous education, and past work
     experience. Three, five week internships for the health administration students expose them to live projects involving the national
     health programs, the NGO sector, and community based health programs. It helps build capacities in planning, implementing,               MBBS             18%
     monitoring and evaluating those programs, and orients students to macro issues relevant to health policy and programming in the
                                                                                                                                              BAMS             21%
     country. The students are encouraged to build community profiles, and prepare community maps. Application of management
     principles in the activities of agencies, study of the organization's development perspective and critical analysis of the current       BHMS             36%
     scenario, SWOT analysis of the organization and preparing interview schedules to collect socio-economic and demographic data are         BSc              3%
     some of the major activities assigned to students during their internship. Students are also involved in developing IEC material and
                                                                                                                                              BDS              4%
     BCC tools for the existing projects with comprehensive situational analysis for health planning.
                                                                                                                                              BPT              7%
     Students are posted to various renowned organizations like ALERT India, SATHI, SEARCH,SNEHA,IHMP, Aga khan health services               M.Sc.            4%
     etc. These internships expose the students to the health care industry, help integrate and supplement classroom knowledge, and
                                                                                                                                              B.Pharm          7%
     enhance experiential skills. Students are also required to undertake various individual projects during their internship in the
     organization. It involves various KAP, qualitatitive and quantitative studies as per organizational needs. These internships are
     mutually beneficial, wherein students use it as a learning opportunity and the organizations tap the skills and knowledge of the
     students and engage them in their projects.

     The final block internship towards the end of the curriculum entails every student to work in any healthcare organization of their
     choice, without any compensation, for a period of 1 month. This internship reiterates the ethos of the institute that is ingrained in
     each student – service to the society. Though the students have been well placed before the period of this internship, they
     contribute their theoretical and practical skills to the organization.

                                                                                                                                             Work Experience Profile
     Aarohi                                       CINI                                                  Sathi
     Action Aid International                     CMC-Ruhsa                                             Seva mandir
     Aga Khan Health Service India                Committed Communities Development Trust               Sewa rural
     Apnalaya                                     Jan Swasthya Sahayog                                  Sahyog                                Freshers         61%
     Alert India                                  LHMP                                                  Sewa Rural
     Baif                                         Lepra Society India                                   Sneha
                                                                                                                                              Less Than 1 yr   11%
     Care Foundation                              Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation                     Urmul Trust                           1-2 yrs          18%
     Cehat                                        Path International
     Chirag                                       PSI                                                                                         2-3 yrs          3%
                                                                                                                                              3-5 yrs          7%

     The compulsory component of health systems research as a high credit is specifically designed to imbibe in the students a spirit of
     scientific enquiry through a highly structured pedagogy of quantitative and qualitative research methodology ultimately culminating
     into a dissertation judged and evaluated strictly against set protocols ,thus preparing students to find out specific answers to
     questions requiring empirical enquiry in the workspace. The course includes a written dissertation which can either be quantitative
     or qualitative research or operations research or any other study with almost the entire 4th semester in the course dedicated for it.

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                                    Research Project: Study of factors affecting screening for STIs amongst MSM in Mumbai                                                            Research Project: Study of Knowledge of Sexual Health, Attitude and Practice towards Sexual
                                                                                                                                                                                     Health of MSM (Men who have Sex with Men) in Mumbai
                                    Summer Internship: Institute of Public Health (IPH), Bangalore
                                    Study on drug logistics in Tumkur District of Karnataka                                                                                          Internship: Association for Leprosy Education Rehabilitation and Treatment (ALERT), Mumbai
                                    Tracking of maternal deaths in Tumkur District of Karnataka                                                                                      A Quantitative study titled ‘An enquiry into impact of Leprosy related deformity on patient’s
                                                                                                                                                                                     activities of daily life and occupation’.
                                    Internship: Prerana, Mumbai
                                    Evaluation of Peer Educator Group awareness regarding HIV/AIDS                                                                                   Experience:
                                    First Aid training of staff from Kamathipura, Falkland Road and Vashi-Turbhe centers                                                             Worked with Udaan Trust, a Mumbai based NGO, as a Communication Officer in ‘Care and
                                                                                                                                                                                     support project for PLHA’ funded by Avert society, for a period of 5 months.
                                                                                                                                                                                     Worked as a Medical Officer, at a Primary Health Centre Bhatkuli under Zilla Parishad, Amravati,
                                                                                                                                                                                     Maharashtra, for a period of 6 months.

 Sushil Apte                                                                                                                                Dr Sandeep P. Rathod
 Age: 29 years                                                                                                                              Age: 27 years

 Qualification: B.Pharma                                                                                                                    Qualification: M.B.B.S.

                                    Research Project: A study of alternative healing beliefs and practices for mental illness in                                                     Research Project: A study of household expenditure on diagnosed cases of Type II diabetes
                                    Jharkhand                                                                                                                                        Mellitus in Purnea region of BIHAR.

                                    Internship: Committed Communities Development Trust (CCDT), Mumbai                                                                               Summer Internship: World Health Organization, South East Asia Regional Office, New Delhi
                                    To give a critical analytic report on the Nutritional Support of the project ‘ROSHNI’                                                            Analysis of 2008-09 bi-annum work plan of SEARO for investment in Health research
                                    To take health sessions with the WIP’s and Peer Educators of the center                                                                          Review the WHO policy for health research in SEAR and country corporate strategies on Health
                                    To handle two case studies of WIP’s and provide with recommendations to solve the problems                                                       research
                                    related to the cases
                                                                                                                                                                                     Internship: Social Advancement through Health Initiative (SATHI), Navi Mumbai
                                                                                                                                                                                     Community need assessment, community mapping
                                                                                                                                                                                     Work with ‘SURE Start’ a MCH project of SATHI
                                                                                                                                                                                     Organized Health camp with “Organization of International Development”

 Anuj Anthony Ekka                                                                                                                          Dr. Lord W. Reza
 Age: 25 years                                                                                                                              Age: 27 years

 Qualification: B.Sc. (H) Zoology                                                                                                           Qualification: B.D.S.

                                    Research Projects: To study the structure and functioning of Rogi Kalyan Samiti in Satara district of                                            Research Project: Role of RSBY in providing Quality Health Care: A study in Delhi Region
                                                                                                                                                                                     Summer Internship: Tata Institute of Social Sciences(TISS), Mumbai
                                    Summer Internship: Institute Of Public Health(IPH), Bangalore                                                                                    User fees in health care Services in Maharashtra, a TISS-LSE joint Programme on Health
                                    To study the drug logistics and supply chain management in Tumkur district of Karnataka
                                    To study the district HMIS using MMR as a tracer in Tumkur, Karnataka                                                                            Internship: People’s Association for Training and Health(PATH), Mumbai
                                    Conducted a maternal death audit at Tumkur, Karnataka                                                                                            Conducted health education and awareness camps on Diabetes, Tuberculosis and Breast Cancer
                                                                                                                                                                                     Initiated a survey to study the impact of CHW programme
                                    Internship: Committed Communities Development Trust (CCDT), Mumbai
                                    Conducted a study to assess the facilitating and inhibiting factors for CD4 count and ART compli-
                                    ance among the PLWHA
                                    Conducted health education programs for PLWHA on Immunization, First Aid Treatment, MDR TB,
                                    and importance of CD4 count test and ART therapy

 Dr.Amit R. Lokhande                                                                                                                        Astha Gupta
 Age: 26 years                                                                                                                              Age: 23 years

 Qualification: M.B.B.S.                                                                                                                    Qualification: B.Sc. (H) Biochemistry,
                                                                                                                                            M.Sc. (Biomedical Sciences)

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                                Research Project: An exploratory study on the implementation and functioning of Gaon Kalyan                                     Research Project: An assessment of the nutritional and weight status of primary school children
                                Samiti under NRHM in Keonjhar district of Orissa.                                                                               and its relationship with maternal education

                                Summer Internship: CINI, Jharkhand                                                                                              Summer Internship: Institute of Public Health (IPH), Bangalore
                                Assessment of the utilization of NRHM flexi fund in the state of Jharkhand.                                                     A study of the profiles, health seeking behaviour and utilization patterns of individuals visiting
                                                                                                                                                                various healthcare providers in Bangalor
                                Internship: Community Outreach Program, Thane
                                                                                                                                                                Internship: Association for Leprosy Education Rehabilitation and Treatment (ALERT), Mumbai
                                Households survey of thane slum, Situational analysis, Community mapping and critical appraisal
                                                                                                                                                                An enquiry into impact of Leprosy related deformity on patient’s activities of daily life and
                                of the NGO working there.

                                Experience:                                                                                                                     Experience:
                                Worked in NRHM-Orissa as Block Medical Officer for a period of two years.                                                       Worked in Life Force Homeopathy, Chembur, Mumbai as assistant doctor for a period of 3 months
                                Worked in Vivekananda Institute of Social work and Social Sciences (VISWASS), BBSR as a lecturer                                (March 2009-May 2009)
                                for one year.
     Dr Antaryami Dash                                                                                                               Dr Priya Kantak
     Age: 30 years                                                                                                                   Age: 25 years

     Qualification: B.H.M.S.                                                                                                         Qualification: B.H.M.S.

                                Research Project: Study of the impact of social determinants – Work,Stress and Social gradients on                              Research Project: A cost effective study of the cervical cancer screening.
                                the health status of families in Jammu city.
                                                                                                                                                                Summer Internship: Institute of Public Health (IPH),Bangalore
                                Internship: KRIPA FOUNDATION, Mumbai                                                                                            Conducted a study on the usage and pattern of tobacco and alcohol amongst the urban poor in
                                Socio-economic and Health needs survey                                                                                          the city of Bangalore
                                Community mapping of the assigned area
                                                                                                                                                                Internship: Social Advancement through Health Initiative (SATHI), Navi Mumbai
                                                                                                                                                                Community need assessment, community mapping, patterns of usage of health in urban slums of
                                                                                                                                                                Turbhe, Navi Mumbai
                                                                                                                                                                Work with ‘SURE Start’ a MCH project of SATHI
                                                                                                                                                                Organized Health camp with “Organization of International Development” at SATHI, Turbhe

                                                                                                                                                                6 months as a medical officer at Sterling Hospital, Vadodara
                                                                                                                                                                6 months as a medical officer at Baroda Heart Institute and ResearchCentre, Vadodara
     Dr Rahul Dhar                                                                                                                   Dr. Shah Manan
     Age: 26 years                                                                                                                   Age: 26 years

     Qualification: B.P.T.                                                                                                           Qualification: M.B.B.S.

                                Research Project: Internal migration, social integration and psychological stress: A study in                                   Research Project: Rogi Kalyan Samiti and its impact on public health services, Maharashtra.
                                suburban Mumbai
                                                                                                                                                                Summer Internship: NRHM, Maharashtra
                                Internship: Bandra East Community Centre (BECC), Mumbai                                                                         An analysis of effectiveness of Telemedicine Programme in Satara and Pune district
                                The community survey to assess the communities perceived health needs and community mapping
                                of the areas served by BECC                                                                                                     Internship: Association for Leprosy Education Rehabilitation and Treatment (ALERT), Mumbai
                                                                                                                                                                An enquiry into impact of leprosy related deformity on patient’s psycho-social health and
                                Undertook a KAP study of DOTS beneficiaries with the help of nearby DOTS centre.
                                                                                                                                                                occupational activities

                                Medusind solutions- from January 2008 to June 2009 as a medical analyst for the project GHX.
                                Medi-Assist Health Insurance TPA- from June 2007 to December 2007, as a medical officer in post
                                hospitalization/reimbursement claims department.
                                Nurture Health Care-from March 2007 to June 2007 as a consultant medical officer for a 4 month
                                pilot telemedicine project undertaken for homoeopathic OTC products.

     Dr. Chetan Walawalkar                                                                                                           Dr.Parag Balu Chaudhari
     Age: 27 years                                                                                                                   Age: 25 years

                                                                                                                                     Qualification: B.A.M.S.,
     Qualification: B.H.M.S.,
                                                                                                                                     Diploma in Yoga

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                                          Research Project: Prevalence of Tuberculosis in the urban slum of Lucknow(Uttar Pradesh):                                        Research Project: Healthcare Expenditures of Urban Poor-A Study of a slum in Delhi
                                          Examining the role of community and household level factors
                                                                                                                                                                           Summer Internship:
                                          Summer Internship: Cancer Aid Society, Lucknow                                                                                   1. Institute of Public Health(IPH), Bangalore (6 weeks)
                                          An epidemiological study of the indoor Cancer patients at Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute                                             A study of district HMIS in Tumkur district using Maternal Mortality as a tracer.
                                          of Medical Sciences, Lucknow                                                                                                                A study of the drug logistics process in the Tumkur district.

                                          Internship: Population Services International, Mumbai                                                                            2. Deepalaya, Delhi (4 weeks)
                                          Studied the Demographic,Socio-economic situation,Health Problems and needs of migrants at                                                 A study on the working of the A P Dewan Clinic in Kalkaji, Delhi
                                          Shivajinagar, Govandi area
                                                                                                                                                                           Internship: Society for Nutrition, Education and Health Action (SNEHA), Mumbai
                                          Experience:                                                                                                                      Prepared a Socio Economic Profile of the women working as caregivers in SNEHA’s day care
                                          8 months work experience in an NGO (EHSAAS), at Lucknow.                                                                         centers

     Mukesh Kumar singh                                                                                                                          Dr. Ankur Aggarwal
     Age: 28 years                                                                                                                               Age: 24 years

     Qualification: B.Pharma                                                                                                                     Qualification: B.H.M.S.

                                          Research Project: To study implementation of National anaemia control programme in pregnant                                      Research Project: Treatment Seeking Behaviour of Acute illness – A study of an Urban slum of
                                          women and adolescent girls in Thane district of Maharashtra                                                                      Mumbai.

                                          Summer Internship: Care Arogya Kendra, Maharashtra                                                                               Internship: Bandra East Community Centre (BECC),Mumbai
                                          Designing and implementation of a study of 120 households to do situational analysis and market                                  Community need assessment, community mapping, patterns of usage of health in urban slums of
                                          research before launching the rural health insurance product based on low premium and mass                                       Bandra East
                                          coverage                                                                                                                         Undertook a KAP study of DOTS beneficiaries with the help of nearby DOTS centre.

                                          Internship: Bandra East Community Centre(BECC), Mumbai
                                          KAP study on TB in slums of Bandra east

                                          Worked for 6 months in CSSC (Centre for study of social change) Bandra (E), in a randomized
                                          control trial study in a research project called MMNP (Mumbai Maternal nutritional project)

     Dr. Sandeep Chavan                                                                                                                          Dr. Srinivasan.S
     Age: 25 years                                                                                                                               Age: 29 years

     Qualification: B.H.M.S.                                                                                                                     Qualification: M.B.B.S.

                                          Research project: Utilization pattern of Health Care Services by ‘Rural elderly’ at primary health                               Research Project: Comparison between the treatment of renal calculi in Allopathic and
                                          center level” in West Bengal                                                                                                     Homoeopathic system of medicine

                                          Summer Internship: NRHM, Maharashtra,                                                                                            Internship: Prerana, Mumbai
                                          Assessment of “Impact of School Health Program” in district of Amravati and Yavatmal,                                            Conductinghealth sessions for the peer educators
                                          Maharashtra                                                                                                                      Session for the sex workers on reproductive health care
                                          Assessment of Functioning of “District Training Center in relationship to Capacity building of                                   Session for the staff members in regards to nutrition and health
                                          health man power

                                          Internship: Navjeet Community Health Centre, Holy Family Hospital, Mumbai
                                          Household survey of “Bandra Reclamation slum”; community mapping, situation analysis in
                                          relation to health services and basic needs; critical review of the functioning of the organization.

     Dr. Ranjit Kumar Mandal                                                                                                                     Dr. Daisy Badaik
     Age: 28 years                                                                                                                               Age: 29 years

     Qualification: B.H.M.S, Diploma in                                                                                                          Qualification: B.H.M.S.
     Radio Diagnosis

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                                        Research Project: Study of the impact of social determinants -Early life, Addiction and Social                                  Research Project: Expenditure Pattern of TB Patients in an Urban Slum
                                        support on the health status of rural families of Murbad taluka in Thane district, Maharashtra,
                                        India                                                                                                                           Summer Internship: Dedicated Healthcare Services TPA (India) Private Limited (DHS)
                                                                                                                                                                        Modification of application form to be filled by Network Hospitals of DHS.
                                        Summer Internship: NRHM, Maharashtra                                                                                            Development of Grading System for Hospitals and Nursing Homes in the panel.
                                        Role of ASHA in providing healthcare at village level                                                                           Analysis of billing pattern of the 6 premium hospital of Mumbai.
                                        Utilization of computers at PHC level for HMIS activities                                                                       Bench mark room rents developed.
                                                                                                                                                                        Gradation Scale for surgeries developed.
                                        Internship: Kripa Foundation, Mumbai                                                                                            Network Team Manual modified

                                                                                                                                                                        Internship: Society for Nutrition Education and Health Action (SNEHA), Mumbai
                                                                                                                                                                        Participated in their project on formulating clinical protocol for tertiary care hospitals in Mumbai
                                                                                                                                                                        for providing maternal and child health care services
                                                                                                                                                                        Conducted a study on providers’ perception on Maternal Mortality Rates and Causes.
     Dr. Nagesh L. Sonkamble                                                                                                               Dr. Satyasandipani Pradhan
     Age: 24 years                                                                                                                         Age: 27 years

     Qualification: B.A.M.S                                                                                                                Qualification: B.H.M.S

                                        Research Project: Cost and effectiveness analysis of the preventive maintenance system for the                                  Research Project: To study the community’s perspective(regarding awareness, affordability,
                                        cold chain equipments used in the Universal Immunization Program (UIP): A case study in the                                     trends, exemption mechanism) of User’s charges in Public healthcare setting in Rajasthan, India
                                        state of West Bengal.
                                                                                                                                                                        Summer Internship: Institute of Public Health(IPH), Bangalore
                                        Summer Internship: UNFPA, Maharashtra                                                                                           Study on drug logistics in Tumkur District of Karnataka
                                        Trends and Differentials in Contraceptive Usage in Maharashtra                                                                  Tracking of maternal deaths in Tumkur District of Karnataka

                                        Internship: Population Services International, Mumbai                                                                           Internship: Apnalaya, Mumbai
                                        KABP survey on the high risk behaviours & practices related to STI & AIDS on the migrant workers                                Survey for “Save the Children” project undertaken by the NGO.
                                        at the Shivaji Nagar slum area of Municipal council of Greater Mumbai [Migrant Worker Project                                   Assessment of the DOTs regimen run by the NGO
                                        under PSI funded by MDACS]

                                        Worked for West Bengal Health Service for 4 Years [30th June, 2005 to 15th June, 2009] as:
                                             General Duty Medical Officer cum 2nd Medical Officer at Block Hospital, Phansidewa,
     Dr Sujay Bishnu                                                                                                                       Dr. Ravish Sharma
                                             Darjeeling, for 32 months
     Age: 34 years                                                                                                                         Age: 24 years
                                             Medical Officer, Pediatrics at Sub Division Hospital, Kurseong, West Bengal (On Deputation)
     Qualification: M.B.B.S., D.C.H.,        for 16 months.                                                                                Qualification: B.H.M.S.
     D.P.S. [Undergoing from IIPS via
     Distance Education]

                                        Research Project: An exploratory study on sexual health behaviour and utilization pattern of                                    Research Project: Behaviour of Private Healthcare providers in an urban slum in Mumbai
                                        health resources by females of Korwa tribe.
                                                                                                                                                                        Internship: Community Outreach Program(CORP),Mumbai
                                        Internship: Navjeet Community Health Centre, Holy Family Hospital, Mumbai                                                       Situational Needs Assessment (SNA) study in the area of CORP, Dharavi
                                        Studying the socio demographic profile and health status of Gajdalband slum area                                                Conducted weekly Health Awareness Camps on Geriatric health and diseases, TB/Cancer
                                        Organizing Diabetes and CVD screening camp                                                                                      awareness, Alcoholism and Substance Abuse etc
                                        Conducting health education sessions for patients participating in screening camp and the                                       Organized documentaries on Cancer Awareness, Alcoholism etc
                                        Health and Social workers of the Community Health Center                                                                        Household survey, Community mapping and analysis of working of NGO

                                                                                                                                                                        Vaishnav Charitable and Medical Trust as Medical Advisor
                                                                                                                                                                        Divine Spine-Brain Hospital and Trauma Centre, Thane as Intensivist and Assistant Doctor
                                                                                                                                                                        Dr. Shinge Multispecialty Hospital, Nashik (MH) as Medical Officer

     Dr. Khyati Tiwari                                                                                                                     Dr. Sachin A. Date
     Age: 24 years                                                                                                                         Age: 27 years

     Qualification: B.A.M.S.                                                                                                               Qualification: B.A.M.S.

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                               Research Project: A study of Healthcare expenditure by urban poor (in Mumbai slum)                                           Research Project: Study of Public Private Partnership (PPP) model between Government of Tamil
                                                                                                                                                            Nadu & GE Healthcare at Banavaram PHC, Vellore (T.N).
                               Internship: People’s association for Training and Health (PATH), Mumbai
                               Protocol planning for T.B. patient’s diet.                                                                                   Internship: Community Out Reach Program (CORP), Mumbai
                               Conducted T.B. awareness camp.                                                                                               Conducted health education program regarding “Waste management and its role in prevention
                               Women’s day activity                                                                                                         of diseases
                               Conducted Diabetes awareness camp                                                                                            Counselling to fire accident victims
                                                                                                                                                            Co-ordinated weekly health camp conducted by Piramal health care for Diabetes and
                               Experience:                                                                                                                  Hypertension
                               Worked in “Polio Eradication Programme”, Haffkin institute, Parel as an External Medical Officer
                               Worked with Insta-Sculpt, Health care clinic, Vashi as a “ Branch Manager”
                               Worked in “Slim-Instant, Health care clinic”, Bandra as an Assistant Doctor
                               Worked in “Vashi Criticare”, Vashi as an Assistant Doctor

     Dr. Santosh Waghmare                                                                                                         Dr. Arun Jithendra. M.
     Age: 29 years                                                                                                                Age: 24 years

     Qualification: B.A.M.S.                                                                                                      Qualification: B.H.M.S.

                               Research Project: Exploratory Study of AYUSH under NRHM in Bhandara District of Maharashtra

                               Summer Internship: NRHM, Maharashtra
                               Analysis of effectiveness of Telemedicine in Bhandara and Gadchiroli Districts.
                               Impact of Counselling on awareness of Sickle Cell Disease in Bhandara and Gadchiroli Districts

                               Internship: Navjeet Community Health Centre, Holy Family Hospital, Mumbai
                               Socio-economic and demographic survey in Behrmapad, Bandra(East)
                               Organizing diabetes and CVD camp
                               Health education to the participants attending diabetes and CVD camp
                               Street play to spread awareness about addictions, TB and HIV-AIDS

                               Worked as Project Officer in NGO, Manuski, Pune for a period of 11 months, from 3rd July, 2008
                               to 31st May,2009

     Dr. Satish Shambharkar
     Age: 35 years

     Qualification: B.A.M.S.

                               Research Project: To explore the implementation of the WHO-Disability and Rehabilitation plan
                               implementation in a few NGOs in the city of Mumbai

                               Internship: Apnalaya, Mumbai
                               Survey for “Save the Children” project undertaken by the NGO.
                               Assessment of the DOTS regimen run by the NGO
                               Community advocacy and campaigning against violence and advances against women, and silent
                               protest against insensitive attitude of police against women

                               Worked at Indian Women Scientists Association, Vashi, and Mumbai for a period of 6 months
                               (January 2009 – June 2009) as a Physiotherapist in the clinic run by the NGO.

     Ms. Niharika Tiwari
     Age: 23 years

     Qualification: B.P.T.

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     MASTER OF                                                                                                                                  Semester Course No.                                  Title of the Courses                   Credits
     PUBLIC HEALTH -                                                                                                                                        FC 1            Understanding Society                                             2
     SOCIAL EPIDEMIOLOGY                                                                                                                                    FC 3            Development Experience, State, Social and Conflict and Change     2
                                                                                                                                                            SFC 1           Social Science Perspectives on Health                             2
                                                                                                                                                            SFC 2           Basic Economics and Health Economics                              3
                                                                                                                                                        I   BC 1            Principles of Health Services Management                          2

                                                                                                                                                            BC 2            Evolution of Health Services                                      2
                                                                                                                                                            BC 3            Research Methodology – I (Quantitative Methods)                   2
                                                                                                                                                            PH 1            Organizational Behaviour                                          2

                                                                                                                                                            First Internship                                                                  6

                                                                                                                                                Total                                                                                        23

                                                                                                                                                            BC 4            Introduction to Biostatistics                                     2
                                                                                                                                                            BC 6            Evaluation Research in Public Health                              1
                                                                                                                                                            PH 2            Epidemiology in Communicable and Non Communicable diseases-1      2
                                                                                                                                                            PH 3            Epidemiology in Communicable and Non Communicable diseases-2      2
                                                                                                                                                    II      PH 4            Health Care Management                                            2
                                                                                                                                                            PH 6            Health Policy Formulation and Implementation                      1
                                                                                                                                                            PH 11           Ethics and Public Health                                          2
                                                                                                                                                            PH 17           Social and Behavioural Influences on Health                       2
                                                                                                                                                            Second Internship                                                                 6

                                                                                                                                                Total                                                                                        20

                                                                                                                                                            BC 5           Health Policy and Systems Research                                 2
                                                                                                                                                            PH 7           International Public Health                                        2

     INTRODUCTION                                                                                                                                           PH 8           Public Health Surveillance and Information Systems                 2
                                                                                                                                                            PH 9           Public Health Financing                                            2
     Right from the recommendations of Bhore committee report in 1946, the recent NHP 2002 and the NRHM documents, all highlight the                        PH 10          Population Dynamics and Health                                     2
     training of public health professionals as an important requirement for the improvement of the health situation in the country. With
                                                                                                                                                            PH 12          Health Education and Communication                                 2
     the kind of public health problems the country is facing in the social, cultural and economic context, there is an increased need to
                                                                                                                                                            PH 13          Environment Health                                                 1
     emphasize on social epidemiology. Keeping in the mind the existing public health scenario in the country, the full-time course in public
     health in TISS caters to the need for trained human power in public health and also helps in the protection and maintenance of public                  Third Internship                                                                  6

     health with a focus on social epidemiology. This programme explores the link between the social environment and health of the              Total                                                                                        19

     population along with strong methodological and technical foundation in epidemiology, biostatistics, quantitative analysis and national                BC 7           Advanced Epidemiology and Biostatistics                            2
     and international public health policies.                                                                                                              PH 14          Mental Health                                                      1
                                                                                                                                                            PH 15          Public Health Nutrition                                            1
     This programme is covered over four semesters, with weightage to research related courses and development of public health                             PH 16          Public Health Legislation                                          2
     paradigms.                                                                                                                                             PH 5           RCH and Adolescents                                                2
                                                                                                                                                            Dissertation                                                                      6
     The eclectic mix of students from various educational backgrounds and work experiences adds new perspectives and knowledge on              Total                                                                                        14
     various issues pertaining to public health. Polished by excellent faculty in knowledge and skills to handle all aspects of national and    GRAND TOTAL                                                                                  76
     international public health issues, and further honed in community interaction and research skills by multiple internships ,the course
     ordains students to shine bright in the public health scene , be it rural or urban, national or global.

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     The MPH course consists of three internships, one at the end of each semester. Each internship lasts for a span of five weeks.The
                                                                                                                                              Qualification Profile
     1st internship primarily focuses on an urban slum’s socio-demographic profiling. It is designed to give important insight into the
     health issues of urban slums. Individual studies are carried out on population sub-groups residing in the community for elaborate
     understanding. Detailed analysis of several factors such as, socioeconomic status, health status, morbidity pattern, utilization of
     health care services and expenditure for healthcare are undertaken.
                                                                                                                                               MBBS                   33%
     The first internship was undertaken with the help of following organizations:
                                                                                                                                               BAMS                   20%
     1.        Urban Health Post- Cheetah Camp, Trombay, Mumbai
     2.        SATHI (NGO), Turbhe Stores, Navi Mumbai                                                                                         BHMS                   27%
     3.        Community Health Centre,Shivaji Nagar, Mumbai
                                                                                                                                               BDS                    6%
     The second internship is designed to understand health and its determinants typical to rural communities. Students are encouraged         BPT                    7%
     to carry out additional research on a public health situation pertinent to the particular community and suggest suitable practical
                                                                                                                                               Occupational Therapy   7%
     recommendations for improvement.

     Studies on topics covering a variety of public health issues relevant to the community were carried out. These were case control
     studies, comparative studies or KAP studies on topics ranging from communicable, non-communicable diseases to women, child
     and adolescent health. Some studies also included evaluation research on certain on-going programs.

     The organizations which facilitated this internship were:
     1.        K.E.M. Hospital and Research Centre, Vadhu, Pune
     2.        T.I.S.S. Tuljapur School of Rural Development
     3.        I.H.M.P.,Pachod(Aurangabad)
     4.        M.L.Dhawale Homoeopathy Institute, Karjan, Gujarat
     5.        RuralM.L.D. Hospital, PalgharTaluka,Thane, Maharashtra
     6.        B.A.I.F.,Peint,Nashik
     7.        M.L. Dhawle Homeopathic Institute, Vikramgarh, Thane, Maharashtra

     The third internship is focused on occupational health. Occupational health is a cross-disciplinary area concerned with protecting       Work Experience Profile
     the safety, health and welfare of people engaged in work or employment.

     The final block internship towards the end of the curriculum entails every student to work in any healthcare organization of their
     choice, without any compensation, for a period of 1 month. This internship reiterates the ethos of the institute that is ingrained in
     each student – service to the society. Though the students have been well placed before the period of this internship, they               Freshers               46%
     contribute their theoretical and practical skills to the organization.
                                                                                                                                               Less Than 1 yr         7%
                                                                                                                                               1-2 yrs                7%
                                                                                                                                               3-5 yrs                20%
     Research being the core of MPH, the entire last semester is dedicated to the dissertation, a process which commenced early in the         Above 5 Years          20%
     second semester. Each student is expected to work on a current and challenging topic. These studies are carried out under the
     guidance of a designated faculty member. The dissertation is duly reviewed at each step by the faculty – right from the presentation
     of the proposal to data collection and to the actual analysis. The studies are qualitative, quantitative or a mix of both the types. A
     wide range of health problems ranging from communicable diseases, non-communicable diseases to women’s health issues are
     covered. The student applies theoretical knowledge to the selected issue to come up with remarkable results. The data collection,
     analysis and application help apply the concept in the field. Published research carves out a niche for MPH at SHSS, which is known
     for its research excellence.

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                               Dissertation Title: A study to determine the determinants and Health Seeking Behaviour of the                                               Dissertation Title: A comparative study of routine pulmonary function testing with diffusion
                               Extra Pulmonary patients registered under RNTCP programme in Thane district                                                                 capacity of lungs for carbon monoxide(DLCO) in screening individuals with asbestos and dust
                                                                                                                                                                           exposures working in a taconite mines in USA

                               Internship 2: KEM Hospital and Research Centre, Vadhu village, Pune
                                                                                                                                                                           Summer Internship: Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health,
                               Group study: Community profiling of Shirur district, Pune                                                                                   University of Minnesota, USA
                               Individual study: To investigate the Causes for Low Case Detection Rate of Tuberculosis at KEM                                              Project: worked as a research fellow in the study “Health Assessment of Taconite Workers”
                               Vadhu, Tuberculosis Unit                                                                                                                    Certificate: “Infection Control in Countries with Limited Resources” at the 2010 Public Health
                                                                                                                                                                           Institute, University of Minnesota, USA.
                               Internship 1: Urban Health Centre, Cheetah Camp, Mumbai.
                               Group study:Health profiling & community profiling of Cheetah Camp.                                                                         Internship 2: Tata Institute of Social Sciences, rural campus, Tuljapur
                                                                                                                                                                           Group study: Public health problems and health profile of Tuljapur
                               Individual study: Health profiling of children aged up to 6 years in Cheetah Camp.
                                                                                                                                                                           Individual study: Knowledge, attitude and practice of health care providers towards low back pain
                                                                                                                                                                           in Tuljapur Taluka.
                               Worked as a Medical Officer in a Primary Health Centre at Nandvi, Tal-Mangaon, Raigad for              Dr. Mayur Gupta                      Internship 1: CHC,Cheetah Camp, Trombay, Mumbai.
     Dr Amit M. Dalvi
     Age: 26 years             one year.                                                                                              Age: 26 years                        Group study: Community profile of cheetah camp area. Individual study: To Study the children
                                                                                                                                                                           up to 6 years age of the community, in terms of socioeconomic status, health status, morbidity
     Qualification: M.B.B.S.                                                                                                          Qualification: B.O.Th. (Ergo         pattern, utilization of health care services and expenditure for health.
                                                                                                                                                                           Worked as Consultant Occupational therapist in Kolkata for 8 months

                               Dissertation title: “Sexually Transmitted Infections: Knowledge-Attitude-Perceptions of                                                     Dissertation title: To assess knowledge and perception of adolescent boys with regards to
                               college-going students in Mumbai”                                                                                                           physical and mental development during adolescence

                               Internship 2: K.E.M. Hospital and Research Centre, Vadhu, Pune                                                                              Internship 2: Bartiya Agro-industries Foundation (BAIF)
                               Individual study: Assessing Knowledge-Attitudes-Perceptions about Diarrheal vaccine in mothers                                              Group study: Community profile of the area with focus on its health problems.
                               residing in rural Maharashtra                                                                                                               Individual study: Assessment of girls gaining ground project (GGG) of Bhavishya alliance
                               Group Study: Health profiling and resource mapping of Shirur Block, Pune
                                                                                                                                                                           Internship 1: BMC, Community Health Centre
                               Internship 1: SATHI, Turbhe, Navi Mumbai                                                                                                    Group study: Assessment of the socio-economic & health profile of the community
                               Individual study: Assessing the Health status of Adult Males at Turbhe Store                                                                Individual study: Study of children from 0-6 yrs in terms of health status, morbidity pattern,
                               Group Study: Community profiling and resource mapping of an Urban Slum (Turbhe Store)                                                       utilization of health care services & expenditure on health

                               Worked at Leonard Cheshire Disability Intl. as a Neuro-pediatric Rehabilitation Physiotherapist        Dr. Sumeet Shrikant Pokharnikar
     Dr.Harshal A. Ruikar
     Age: 25 years             (C.B.R.) for a period of 1 year                                                                        Age: 25 years

     Qualification: B.P.Th.                                                                                                           Qualification: B.H.M.S., P.G.D. in
                                                                                                                                      Clinical Research & Clinical Data

                               Dissertation Title: Tobacco use among University Students in Dehradun: A study on the                                                       Dissertation title: Exploratory study on the perceptions about pregnancy, delivery and the
                               behaviour and factors affecting tobacco use and attitudes towards anti-tobacco laws                                                         utilization of health care services among the women of Bodh tribe in Himachal Pradesh

                               Internship 2: IHMP, Pachod (Aurangabad)                                                                                                     Internship 2: Rural MLD Hospital, Palghar, Thane
                               Group study: To draw a community profile of Paithan Taluka in Aurangabad                                                                    Group study: Community profile of the area with focus on its health problems.
                               Individual study: To estimate the prevalence of diarrhea and perform case control comparison for                                            Individual study: To assess the perceptions about pregnancy and to compare the reasons for
                               hygiene practice and knowledge about diarrhea of mothers in pachod village.                                                                 home delivery and institutional delivery

                               Internship 1: SATHI, Turbhe stores                                                                                                          Internship 1:CHC, Cheetah Camp, Trombay,
                               Individual study: To assess the health status, utilization of health-care facilities and expenditure                                        Group study: Community profile of cheetah camp area.
                               on health among children upto 5 years of age                                                                                                Individual study: To assess the health status of women (>20 years of age) of Cheetah camp
                               Group study: To study the social and demographic composition of Turbhe stores area and to
                               sketch a community profile of the area                                                                                                      Experience:
                                                                                                                                                                           Worked in Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi as a Junior Resident in the Dept. of Obstetrics and
     Dr. Juhi Gautam                                                                                                                  Dr. Pooja Kapoor
                                                                                                                                      Age: 25 years                        Gynaecology for a period of 3 months
     Age: 24 years

     Qualification: B.H.M.S.                                                                                                          Qualification: M.B.B.S.

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                               Dissertation Title: Functioning of ICDS centres and their role in child nutrition                                                 Dissertation Title: Continuity of women’s work, child care support and child health in urban
                                                                                                                                                                 slum of Uttar Pradesh
                               Internship 2: Institute of Health Management- Pachod, Paithan Block, Maharashtra,
                               Group Project: Block profile of Paithan with emphasis on Health                                                                   Internship 2: Dr.M.L.Dhawale Homoeopathy Institute, Karjan, Gujarat
                               Individual study: To estimate the prevalence of RTI diseases among married women and to assess                                    Group study: Socio-demographic profiling of Karjan taluka
                               the knowledge, attitude and practice among them in Kalyanagar village at Pachod, Paithan                                          Individual study: Study on assessing the prevalence and patterns of tobacco use and knowledge
                                                                                                                                                                 of the risks of tobacco use among tobacco using men and non tobacco using men in Anastu
                               Internship 1: CHC, Shivaji Nagar, Mumbai                                                                                          village, Karjan
                               Group study: Urban slum profile of Shivaji Nagar
                               Individual study: A study on health status, morbidity pattern and utilization of health care services                             Internship 1: Urban Health Centre,Shivaji Nagar, Mumbai
                               among adolescents in the age group of 13-19 yrs in Shivajinagar, Govandi.                                                         Group study:Socio-demographic profiling of the community
                                                                                                                                                                 Individual study: A study on the health status of the male population in Shivaji Nagar slum area

     Dr. Preeti Jetty                                                                                                                  Dr. Saumya Rastogi
     Age: 24 years                                                                                                                     Age: 26 years

     Qualification: B.A.M.S.                                                                                                           Qualification: B.D.S.

                               Dissertation Title: Comparison of KAP in Mothers whose children are taking TB treatment                                           Dissertation Title: Coronary Heart Disease – Risk Factor Perceptions and Unrealistic Optimism
                               under RNTCP to those children who never suffered from TB in Varanasi                                                              Summer School: Attended Summer school in Public Health Institute, University of Minnesota,
                               Internship 2: TISS Tuljapur School of Rural Development
                               Individual study: Prevalence of Hysterectomy in Kakaramba and profile of these patients                                           Internship 2: Rural MLD Hospital, Palghar, Thane
                               Group study: Public health problems and health profile of Tuljapur                                                                Group study: Public health assessment - a descriptive epidemiological study
                                                                                                                                                                 Individual study: A comparative study of knowledge , awareness , attitude and sources of
                                                                                                                                                                 information of HIV/AIDS among school going and non-school going adolescents of Palghar
                               Internship 1: Urban health centre, Shivaji Nagar, Mumbai
                               Individual study: Major health problems of women in Shivaji Nagar
                                                                                                                                                                 Internship 1: Urban Health Post, Cheetah Camp, Trombay, Mumbai
                               Group study: Community profile of Shivaji Nagar with major community health problems                                              Group study: The assessment of the socioeconomic and health profile of the community.
                                                                                                                                                                 Individual study: Study of the population sub-group of adult men of the community, in terms of
                               Experience:                                                                                                                       socioeconomic status, health status, morbidity pattern, utilization of health care services and
                               Worked in Government Hospitals in Delhi as Junior Resident for 2 Year                                                             expenditure for health.
                               Worked in Marlboro Medical Centre, New Jersey, USA as a volunteer for 3 months
     Dr. Ruchi                                                                                                                         Dr. Sapna G Nair
                               Worked in North Point Hospital, Delhi as Junior Resident for 1.5 years                                                            Experience:
     Age: 31 years                                                                                                                     Age: 35 years
                               Worked in Our Lady of Mercy, Bronx, New York as an observer for 2 months                                                          Hindustan Unilever Limited (HLL), Ayush therapy centre, Mumbai, Centre Head & Consulting
     Qualification: M.B.B.S.   Worked as private practitioner for 2 years in Delhi                                                     Qualification: B.A.M.S.   physician- 6 months
                                                                                                                                                                 Surya Samudra Heritage Hotel- Niraamaya Spa, Trivandrum, Consultant Physician - 6 months
                                                                                                                                                                 Kerala Ayurveda Pharmacy Ltd (KAPL), Medical officer, branch- in- charge, 5 years
                                                                                                                                                                 Private medical practitioner- Mumbai & Goa - 4 years

                               Dissertation Title: A study on Socio-economic status and adherence to treatment in Coronary                                       Dissertation Title: A study of determinants of defaulters among Tuberculosis patients registered
                               Heart disease and Hypertension of adult population in Mumbai                                                                      under RNTCP in Varanasi, U.P.

                               Internship 2: BAIF at Peint, Nashik                                                                                               Internship 2: M.L.Dhawale Homoeopathy Institute, Karjan, Gujarat
                               Group study: Block Profile of Peint with emphasis on health.                                                                      Group study: Socio-demographic profiling of the taluka and
                               Individual study: Study of Treatment seeking behavior of the community in the common illnesses                                    Individual study: Study on prevalence of diarrhea in children between 1-5 years and comparing
                               like fever (malaria, diarrhoea, jaundice) and snake bite.                                                                         knowledge of the prevention and treatment of diarrhea among mothers of children between 1
                                                                                                                                                                 to 5 years in Anastu village, Karjan.
                               Internship 1: SATHI ,Turbhe, Navi Mumbai
                               Group study: To study Socioeconomic and health profile of the locality and community with                                         Internship 1: SATHI, Turbhe stores
                               emphasis on health with resource mapping.                                                                                         Group study: Community profiling and resource mapping of an Urban Slum (Turbhe Store)
                               Individual study: To study school-going age group (6 to 12 years) in terms of SES, health status,                                 Individual study: Assessing the Health status of Adult Females(20- 60 years) at Turbhe Store and
                               morbidity pattern, utilization of health care facilities and expenditure for health.                                              their health service utilization

     Dr. Sachin Taware                                                                                                                 Dr. Shikha Khati
     Age: 33 years             Experience:                                                                                                                       Experience:
                                                                                                                                       Age: 30 years
                               Worked in Sushrusha Heart Care Center Nerul, Navi Mumbai as RMO for 1 year                                                        Worked in government hospitals in New Delhi as a Junior Resident for a period of 2 years
     Qualification: B.H.M.S.   Worked in Criti-Care Center Satara, Mhaharashatra, as ICU Resident medical officer for 2 years          Qualification: M.B.B.S.   Worked in corporate hospitals in New Delhi as a Resident Medical Officer for 8 months
                               Worked in various hospitals in Mumbai as Assistant Intensivist for 4 years and 3 months                                           Worked as a private practitioner in Delhi for 2 years

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                                        Dissertation Title: Management of diarrhoeal diseases in children: A study conducted in an
                                        IMNCI ( Integrated management of Neo-natal and childhood illness) implemented and non-
                                        implemented area.

                                        Internship 2: Dr. M.L.Dhawle Homeopathic Institute, Vikramgadh block
                                        Group study: A Descriptive epidemiological study of the Block of Vikramgad, Thane district, in
                                        terms of the socio-economic, health determinants and health problems with mapping of the
                                        health care resources in the community.
                                        Individual study: A Descriptive cross-sectional study on the breast-feeding knowledge, attitudes
                                        and practices followed & its relation to the prevalence of diarrhoeal diseases amongst the infants
                                        in this block.

                                        Internship 1: UHC, Cheetah Camp, Trombay
                                        Group study-An assessment of the socio-demographic and health profile of the people residing in
     Dr. Shrati Kotian
     Age: 26 years                      the slums of Cheetah Camp, Trombay
                                        Individual study- A study on the morbidity, health seeking behaviour and health service utilization
     Qualification: B.A.M.S             pattern of the adolescents in this community
     P.G.D in Hospital Administration

                                        Dissertation Title: A study on behaviour of private health care providers
                                        Summer School: Attended Summer school in Public Health Institute, University of Minnesota,

                                        Internship 2: Dr.M.L.Dhawle Homeopathic Institute
                                        Group study: Study of Public Health of Vikramgad taluka.
                                        Individual study: Comparative Study of menstrual health of school and non-school going female

                                        Internship 1: CHC, Shivaji Nagar, Mumbai
                                        Group study: Socio-demographic profile of Shivaji Nagar slum
                                        Individual study: health assessment of school going children of Shivaji Nagar slum

     Dr Swati Jha
     Age: 36 years                      Worked in Centre for Study of Social Change(NGO as Coinvestigator/Hon. Paediatrician for a
                                        period of 4 and 1/2 years
     Qualification: M.B.B.S., D.C.H.    Paediatric Private practitioner: 8 years

                                        Dissertation Title: Patterns of morbidity and causes of under-nutrition among adolescents in
                                        agrarian crises affected area in Maharashtra

                                        Summer internship: NRHM
                                        Project 1: Impact assessment of school health programme on health status of school children
                                        Project 2: Role of ASHA in delivery of health care at village level

                                        Internship 2: TISS Rural Campus, Tuljapur, Maharashtra
                                        Group study- Public Health Assessment of the block
                                        Individual study-Comparative study on feeding practices amongst undernourished and normal

                                        Internship 1: SATHI, Turbhe Stores, Mumbai
                                        Group study - Assessment of the socioeconomic and health profile of the community.
     Dr. Vijayalaxmi Kathawate
     Age: 24 years                      Individual study - Study of the special population group of adolescents of the community, in
                                        terms of socioeconomic status, health status, morbidity pattern, utilization of health care services
     Qualification: B.H.M.S.            and expenditure for health.

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     PLACEMENT PROCEDURE                                                                                                                          GUIDELINES FOR RECRUITERS
     Registration                                                                                                                                  1.   The campus recruitment activity for the School of Health Systems Studies is undertaken by the Placement Committee constituted by

     Every organization is required to register by filling up the recruitment form (attached at the end of this brochure) and sending it to our         faculty coordinators and student coordinators.

     placement office. The organizations are requested to register at the earliest so that we may invite them for a Pre Placement Talk (PPT)       2.   Organizations wishing to recruit MHA/MPH students from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences will have to communicate their interest

     at a mutually convenient date.                                                                                                                     for the same, either by mailing by post the placement form provided in the placement brochure to the specified address, or by email

                                                                                                                                                        to the placement coordinators latest by the 15th November 2010. The following details are to be provided, so as to help us allocate

     Pre Placement Talk (PPT)                                                                                                                           the slots accordingly.

     The organization can hold a PPT to disseminate information about itself and the job profiles being offered to the students. PPT’s are              •   Job profile being offered

     typically held a month or two before the interviews and for a duration of 30 minutes followed by a Q & A session. PPT’s may also be                •   Compensation & perks

     held during the placement week. If an organization is unable to visit the campus for a PPT, it may send across any promotional material            •   Geographical location and mobility

     or presentation communicating the above mentioned information, which will be shared with the students.                                             •   Number of recruitments offered

                                                                                                                                                   3.   Going with the usual practice, the organizations wishing to recruit MHA students from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences will be

     Application from Students                                                                                                                          expected to give a pre - placement presentation to the students. The pre - placement presentations will arranged from 18th

     The third stage is when the organization invites applications from the students. It can either send us an application form or ask for the          November 2010 to 19th December 2010. The preferred dates for pre - placement talks should be communicated by email to the

     Curriculum Vitae of the students based on which it can shortlist candidates. It may also obtain information through the online                     placement coordinators before 31st October 2010.

     application interface.                                                                                                                        4.   The placement period will begin from the 1st of January 2010.

                                                                                                                                                   5.   The organizations are requested to inform the placement coordinators the probable nature of the selection tests and the tentative

     Placement process on campus                                                                                                                        time duration that would be required to conduct the whole process.

     Each organization is allotted a particular date and time to conduct interviews on campus. The allocation of the date and time is done         6.   If possible kindly also give us the information on the recruitment team that would be visiting our institute. (Number and composition)

     on the basis of weighted cumulative ranking. The date and time allocated will be informed by Placement Committee. Organizations               7.   The procedure for allocating slots for prospective recruiters during the placement process will be in accordance with ranking criteria

     are requested to get in touch with the Placement Committee for details regarding the placement process on-campus or off-campus.                    set by the students.

                                                                                                                                                   8.   Selection of students is to be confirmed in writing within two hours of finishing the selection process.

     Offers                                                                                                                                        9.   All organizations are requested to prepare a waiting list, in addition to the list of students selected for recruitment, at the end of the

     At the end of the selection process, organizations are requested to give final offers to candidates on the Institute format available with         selection process.

     the placement office. Organizations are requested to clearly mention the designation, compensation on CTC basis, location of the             10.   Written confirmation of an offer will be given by selected candidates within 24 hours of written communication of the offer from the

     posting and other details asked for in the form.                                                                                                   organization.

                                                                                                                                                  11.   Any communication regarding the placements should be made only with the student placement coordinators or with the faculty

     Intimation of offer acceptances/rejection                                                                                                          coordinators specified in the placement brochure.

     The acceptance or rejection of offers will be communicated to individual organizations through the Placement Committee.

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Tata Institute of Social Sciences


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