Nagpur: Central India Institute of Medical Sciences (CIIMS), Nagpur in collaboration with the National Institute of Miners’ Health (NIMH) and Priyadarshini Institute of Engineering & Technology (PIET), Nagpur organized hands on workshop on “Epidemiology and Statistical Analysis in Health Research” from 12th -13th April, 2018 at the Hotel Center Point, Ramdaspeth, Nagpur. This workshop was organized under collaborative Project entitled “Possible implications of bioavailable iron in coal mine dust on coal workers’ lung disease” funded by CMPDI, Ministry of mine Govt. Of India. Total 17 participants from respective collaborators (PIET NIMH. PIET & Nagpur veterinary college NVC) participated in the workshop.
The primary aim of this workshop gets acquainted with statistical data analysis in health research projects. The workshop was inaugurated in the presence of legendary Scientist Dr. H. F. Daginawala; Honorary Consultant, CIIMS Research, Dr. Rajpal Singh Kashyap (Organizer), Director, CIIMS Research, Dr. Shubhangi Pingle, Sr. Research Officer & Head of Biochemistry Department, NIMH, Dr. Sanvidhan Suke, Associate Professor, PIET. Dr. Rajpal Singh Kashyap welcomed all participants highlighting the aims of the workshop. Bio-Statistician Dr. Dhananjay Raje, and his team Moumita Chakraborty, Shubhangi Desai, Sheela Shripatre, and Trupti Kahate, imparted training to the participants. Dr. Tarun Bhatnagar, Scientist E at ICMR-National Institute of Epidemiology, Chennai, India delivered a lecture on epidemiological study design with live models. Dr. V. S. Agrawal, Deputy Director, CIIMS, Nagpur distributed the workshop certificates to all the participants. The workshop was closed with remarks of Dr. Dhananjay Raje & Dr. Rajpal Singh Kashyap. Dr Kashyap thanked Director, Dr Lokendra Singh and Management of CIIMS for their support. Dr Amit Nayak, Research Scientist, CIIMS given a vote of thanks at the conclusion of the course of study