Dr. Rakesh Aggarwal has taken over because the Director of Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Schooling & Analysis (Jipmer).
Dr. Aggarwal has been concerned in analysis on medical epidemiology, laboratory and financial points of viral hepatitis.
His particular pursuits embody vaccination, epidemiology, biostatistics, analysis methodology, scientific communication, journal enhancing and well being economics.
He joined the Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, in 1991 as a school member in gastroenterology. After his stint there in varied capacities, he moved to Jipmer as its Director.
Dr Aggarwal obtained his MBBS and MD (Drugs) levels from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, and DM (Gastroenterology) diploma from the Submit-Graduate Institute of Medical Schooling and Analysis, Chandigarh.
He additionally has a Grasp’s diploma in Epidemiology from the London Faculty of Hygiene and Tropical Drugs, London, UK, and has obtained coaching in laboratory analysis on the Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention, Atlanta, USA.
He’s an elected fellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences, Indian Nationwide Science Academy, Nationwide Academy of Sciences (India) and Nationwide Academy of Medical Sciences (India), and serves on a number of nationwide and worldwide panels and committees, and is the editor of a serious worldwide gastroenterology journal.