Dr Sandeep appointed HoD Microbiology

Excelsior Correspondent

JAMMU, July 8: Professor (Dr) Sandeep Dogra was today appointed as new Head of Microbiology Department of the Government Medical College (GMC), Jammu.
Dr Dogra took on the charge from Dr Shashi Sudhan Sharma, Principal & Dean, GMC, Jammu who had held the additional charge as HoD Microbiology. Dr Dogra is a MBBS Graduate of the GMC Jammu and has done his MD Microbiology from Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sevagram, Maharashtra.
A passionate and decorated researcher, Dr Dogra was awarded membership of National Academy of Medical Sciences in 2013 and received prestigious FAIMER Fellowship (FAIMER Foundation, Philadelphia) from CMC Ludhiana. Later, J&K State Council for Science and Technology, Department of Science and Technology J&K awarded him J&K Young Scientist Award which was given by then Vice-President of India for his pioneer collaborative research work in the field of tuberculosis with University of California, Berkeley and McGill University, Montreal, Canada.
He later on worked with TB Association of India, ICMR, MH166, NCDC, Delhi, CSIR-IIIM, Jammu and IIT Jammu on various research projects involving tuberculosis, point-of-care diagnostics and anti-microbial drug resistance. With high-ranking research publications in JAMA, PLoS and Virology to name a few, he is on the editorial boards of many national and international research publications.