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Unveiling The Success Story: Dr. Amitav Banerjee’s Ranking Among Top World Scientists at Stanford University 2023

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Dr. (Prof) Amitav Banerjee, Epidemiologist

Universal Health Organisation (UHO), Chairman

Postdoctoral in epidemiology, who was a field epidemiologist for over two decades in the Indian Armed Forces. He also led the mobile epidemic investigation team at the Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, India from 2000 to 2004. During this period he investigated a number of outbreaks in different parts of the country. He was awarded for his work on Tribal Malaria and Viral Hepatitis E. He presently is a Professor in a Medical College in Pune

Dr Amitav Banerjee is an internationally recognised Professor of Community Medicine from India. In 2023, he was included in the top 2% of Stanford University Rankings Scientists Database.

Dr. Amitav Banerjee has a distinguished research career spanning over four decades. His substantial body of work encompasses critical investigations into epidemics, including typhoid, hepatitis, respiratory infections, and pneumonia.

“Successful research demands unwavering patience, dedication, and perseverance. The true measure of research excellence lies in the recognition and citation of one’s work by fellow scholars.. The number of outbreaks I have contributed to investigating is a rare privilege,” he said. 

A recent article by Professor Banerjee highlighted the danger of a “one size fit all” approach to future pandemics through the WHO Pandemic Treaty.

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Dr Amitav Banerjee, Professor of Community Medicine and Chief Editor of the Medical Journal, Research Consultant and adjunct Faculty at the Department of Community Medicine —  from Dr DY Patil Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre — have been recognized among the ‘Top 2% Scientists around the World in the Stanford University Rankings 2023’.

The prestigious 2023 edition of the Stanford University World Top 2% Scientists Database is a testament to his exceptional contributions to global research, an official statement from the hospital said. The list comprises over 2 lakh researchers from diverse countries and research domains, including 4,635 accomplished Indian researchers, with 55 of them from Pune.

Dr. Amitav Banerjee has a distinguished research career spanning over four decades. His substantial body of work encompasses critical investigations into epidemics, including typhoid, hepatitis, respiratory infections, and pneumonia.

Many of these pivotal studies were conducted during his tenure with the Indian Armed Forces.  Dr. Banerjee’s research excellence in epidemiology, especially in the fields of tribal malaria and viral hepatitis, has earned him prestigious awards and recognition.

Presently, he serves as the editor of the International Medical Journal of DR. D.Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune.

“Successful research demands unwavering patience, dedication, and perseverance. The true measure of research excellence lies in the recognition and citation of one’s work by fellow scholars.. The number of outbreaks I have contributed to investigating is a rare privilege,” he said.

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Source: Indianexpress, Youtube, Theeducationtimes, Wikipedia

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