Dr Kunal Kanti Majumdar, MD - KPC Medical College and Hospital - Professor

Dr Kunal Kanti Majumdar

MD

KPC Medical College and Hospital

Professor

Kolkata, West Bengal | India

Main Specialties: Epidemiology, Medical Toxicology, Preventive Medicine, Public Health

Additional Specialties: Community Medicine, Public Health

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Dr Kunal Kanti Majumdar, MD - KPC Medical College and Hospital - Professor

Dr Kunal Kanti Majumdar

MD

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CV of Dr Kunal Kanti Majumdar
1. Name: Kunal Kanti Majumdar
2. Designation: Professor
3. Institution: Department of Community Medicine, K.P.C Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata

4. Complete Postal Address, Telephone Number, Fax, e-mail etc.: 163/1 NSC Bose Road, Regent Grove Apartment Flat no C 1, Kolkata - 700040
Telephone:03323778256,24408610,+919830401906 :
Fax :
E-mail: kunalkm2003 @ yahoo.com
kunalmajumdar1@gmail.com



5. Date of Birth: 28th March 1962











6. Educational Qualification : Degrees obtained (Begin with Bachelor’s Degree
Degree Institution Field(s) Year
MBBS Burdwan Medical College, Burdwan University, India Pre Clinical, Para Clinical and Clinical subjects June 1986
MD (PSM) All India Institute of Hygiene and Public Health, University of Calcutta Preventive and Social Medicine, Community Medicine, Public Health May 2001
D.P.H ((Diploma in Public Health) All India Institute of Hygiene and Public Health, University of Calcutta Public Health June 1993
DMCW (Diploma in Maternity and Child Welfare), All India Institute of Hygiene and Public Health, University of Calcutta Maternity and Child Health June 1990


7.Research/Training Experience









S.No. Duration Institution Particulars of work done
1 2001-2002 Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research (IPGMER) SSKM Hospital Kolkata Senior Medical Officer, Collaborative Research project on “Dose response study with arsenic”
2 2006- 2014 DNGM Research foundation, Calcutta
Research Associate, Research on Arsenic pollution and sanitation in South and North 24 PGS and Sunderban area
2008 -2009 UNICEF, Kolkata, Jharkhand, Bihar,Karnatka and Assam Training of Medical officers, Central Ground water board and PHED staffs of Jharkhand, Bihar, Karnataka and Assam
3
2008-2012 Swasthyabhawan, Institute of Health and Family welfare, Govt of West Bengal Master trainer and State Level Trainer of Arsenic and Fluoride mitigation of West Bengal
4
2014
National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases (NICED), Kolkata under NACO

• Master trainer for IBBS under National AIDS Control Programme (NACP IV)
• National trainer for PPTCT and ART under NACP IV
• National trainer for NSS (HIV Sentinel Surveillance 2015 (ANC). Participated in NSS in South 24 Pgs Dist of West Bengal

5 2014 -2015 DHFW Assam and Arsenic Knowledge and Action Network , SaciWATERs and Arghyam in India Master trainer and State Level Trainer of Arsenic mitigation of Assam


8. Research specialization (Major scientific fields of interest)

• Health hazards of ground water pollution with Arsenic and Fluoride.
• HIV/AIDS
• Sanitation

9. Examiner:

A) West Bengal University of Health Sciences in 2011, 2013 & Convener cu Examiner 2014, 2016 for Final MBBS part I examination

B) Examiner: University of Calcutta – B.Sc. Part III (Hons) Practical examination 2016 in Food and Nutrition.

C) National Trainer for MET training of MCI Regional Centre in Medical Education Technologies: Participated in the Basic Course Workshop in Medical Education Technologies conducted by King George’s Medical University Lucknow, UP Regional Centre in Medical Education Technologies at KPC Medical College Jadavpur, Kolkata in 2013.
Acted as Facilitator of the above training at KPC Medical College Jadavpur Kolkata in 2014

D) Guide and External Examiner for PhD Thesis- and Guide and External Examiner in respect of the thesis for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) at University of Calcutta, IGNU and Sai Nath University, Ranchi, Jharkhand. In 2016

Publications :




10. Important recent publications (last 5 years, including papers in press)

International Journal

1. “Occurrence of arsenicosis in a rural village of Cambodia”, Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part A (2009), Vol - 44, Issue 5, 480 – 487

2. “Natural history following arsenic exposure”: a study in an arsenic endemic area of West Bengal, India / Arsenic Exposure and Health Effects V / W. R. Chappell. C.O. Abernathy, R.L. Calderon and D.J. Thomas, editors c 2003 Published by Elsevier B. V.

3. “Hypertension in chronic arsenic exposure: A case control study in West Bengal”/ Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part A (2012), Taylor & Francis/ , Vol - 47, Issue 5, 1514-1520

4. “Chronic lung disease and detection of pulmonary artery dilatation in high resolution computerized tomography of chest in chronic arsenic exposure” Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part A (2014), Taylor & Francis/ , Vol - 49, Issue 13, 1453-1461

5. Nutritional deficiency and arsenical manifestations:a perspective study in an arsenic-endemic region of West Bengal, India. Public Health Nutrition, Volume 16 , Issue 09 , September 2013, pp 1644-1655



6. “Ischemic heart disease in chronic arsenic exposure: A case control study in West Bengal.” Global Advanced Research Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences (ISSN: 2315-5159) Vol.2(2), Feb,2013, 047-054

7. “Evaluation of dietary arsenic exposure and its biomarkers: A case study of West Bengal, India” Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part A (2012), Taylor & Francis- Vol 48, Issue 8, March 2013, 896-904

8. “Role of Folic Acid on symptoms of Chronic Arsenic Toxicity” International Journal of Preventive Medicine. Vol 5, No 1, January 2014,89-98

9. Dietary arsenic exposure with low level of arsenic in drinking water and biomarker: A study in West Bengal. Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A: Toxic/Hazardous Substances and Environmental Engineering Volume 49, Issue 5, 2014, 49(5): 555


10. Arsenicosis and Cancer: a perspective, Discovery Biology, Volume 1, No 1, July 2014, 1(1), 5-9

11. Relationship of Activity of Daily Living with Quality of Life; British Biomedical bulletin, Vol 2, No. 4.2014 757-764


12. “Psychological Health of elderly in urban West Bengal, India and its association with quality of life, European Journal of Pharmaceutical and Medical Research. 2015,2(1),516-525

13. “Association of quality of life of urban elderly with socio-demographic factors”, International Journal of Medicine and Public Health, Oct-Dec 2015,Vol 5, Issue 4, 278

14. “Dietary intake of nutrients its correlation with arsenicosis and its influence on gender” International Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences, Vol.2 (8) August2012-Acceptedforpublication





National Journal

1. “Health impact of supplying safe drinking water containing fluoride below permissible level on patients having various clinical manifestations of Flourosis in a fluoride endemic rural area of Birbhum District of West Bengal." Indian Journal of Public health, Vol 55;Issue 4;Oct- Dec 2011; p 303-308
2. “A study on Prevalence of Bacteria in the Hands of Children and Their Perception on Hand Washing in Two Schools of Bangalore and Kolkata” Indian Journal of Public health, Vol 55;Issue 4;Oct- Dec 2011; p 293-297
3. “Effect of Drinking Arsenic-Contaminated Water in Children” Indian Journal of Public health, Vol 56;Issue 3;July Sept 2012; p 223-226
4. “Effect of safe water on arsenicosis: A follow up study" Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care, Vol 2;Issue 2;April 2014; p 124-128
5. “Clinical and Socio Demographic Profile of Arsenicosis Patients in West Bengal. An Observational Study” Journal of Comprehensive Health, Year: 2014,Volume:2;Issue-I; January 2014;p1-14
6. “Prevalence of Fluorosis and pattern of Domestic filters use in two Fluoride endemic blocks of West Bengal, India” Journal of Comprehensive Health, Year: 2015, Volume:3;Issue-I; January 2015;p17-30

7. “Effect of Withdrawal of Fluoride Sources, Promoting Safe Water and Nutritive Diet on Health in a Community Suffering from Fluorosis” Indian Journal of Hygiene and Public Health, Volume I, Issue I, June 2015.

8. “Arsenicosis and Dietary Intake Among Men and Women” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, India Section B: Biological Sciences, Sci. (2013) 83; Number; p 405-413.

9. “Health impact of supplying safe drinking water on patients having various clinical manifestations of Fluorosis in a endemic village of West Bengal” Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care, Vol 2; Issue 1; January 2013; p 74-78

10. “Arsenic safe water and changes in severity of arsenical symptoms” Journal of Comprehensive Health, Volume:4;Issue-I; January 2016; p15-27

11. “Role of social interaction on quality of life” National Journal of Medical Research, Volume 5;Issue 4;Oct – Dec 2015;p290-292


12. “Critical appraisal of healthcare delivery services by multipurpose workers in rural West Bengal” Journal Indian Medical Association 2010; 108: p 750-3

13. “Arsenic Contamination of ground water and its Health Impact on Population of District of Nadia, West Bengal, India” Indian Journal of Community Medicine, Volume 35, issue 2 Apr-Jun 2010, p 331- 338

14. “Radical Changes in Public Health –Need of the Hour” Indian Journal of Public health, Volume 54, Issue 2, April – June, 2010 p 81-83

15. “Systemic manifestations in chronic arsenic toxicity in absence of skin lesions in West Bengal” Indian J Med Res 129, January 2009, p - 75 - 82


16. “Community Perception of Dengue in Slum areas of Metropolitan City of West Bengal” The Journal of Communicable Diseases, Volume 40, No 3, September 2008, p – 205 -210
17. “ A study on Reproductive Tract Infection Among Adolescent Girls Attending a Rural Hospital of West Bengal” Indian Medical Journal, Volume 101,No 3, March 2007, p-105
18. “ Knowledge and Awareness about HIV/AIDS: An Overview” Indian Medical Journal, Volume 101,No 1, January 2007, p-27
19. “ A Cross Sectional Study on Dental Caries and Factors associated with it among Patients attending Dental OPD of a Tertiary Hospital of Calcutta” Indian Medical Journal, Volume 101, No 9, September 2007, p-327

20. “Outcome of treatment under (RNTCP) – years of experience of a tertiary care hospital of Kolkata, West Bengal” – Indian Medical Journal, Volume 100, No 2, February 2006, p-45

21. “ Coronary Heart Disease – Risk factors at a glance” - Indian Medical Journal, Volume 100, No 4, April 2006, p-127


22. “Impact of Education Programme on Breast Feeding Practices among Rural Mothers” Indian Medical Journal, Volume 100, No 5, May 2006, p-165

23. “Training Workshop for Medical Officers Primary Health Center on Reproductive and Child Health: An Overview” Indian Medical Journal, Volume 100, No 11, November 2006, p-386
24. “Contraceptive Use and Users Satisfactions among the Family planning Acceptors”- Indian Medical Journal, Volume 99, No 12, December 2005, p- 338


11. Research projects undertaken

• Health impact of supplying safe drinking water on patients having various clinical manifestations of Fluorosis in Nalagola village a endemic village of Malda District of West Bengal – Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST), Shibpur Howrah, West Bengal and UNICEF, Kolkata.
• Health impact of supplying safe drinking water on patients having various clinical manifestations of Arsenicosis in Chaudua village a endemic village of Malda District of West Bengal.




Dr Kunal Kanti Majumdar
MBBS, DPH, DMCW, MD (CAL)

Professor, Department of Community Medicine,
KPC Medical College & Hospital, Jadavpur,Kolkata,
Ex Consultant UNICEF, Kolkata, Arsenic specialist WHO (SEARO)
Assistant Editor, Indian Journal of Public Health
Address: 163/1, NSC Bose Road, Flat no -C1, Regent Grove apartment, Kolkata -700040
Ph - +919830401906

Email – kunalkm2003@yahoo.com
kunalmajumdar1@gmail.com


Primary Affiliation: KPC Medical College and Hospital - Kolkata, West Bengal , India

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Education

Jul 1993
AllIndia Institute of Hygiene and Public Health
DPH
Diploma in Public Health
Jul 1986
Burdwan Medical College
MBBS
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Experience

Mar 2014
Professor
Teaching
Community Medicine
Apr 2011
Associate Professor
Teaching
Community Medicine
Mar 2005
Assistant Professor
Teaching
Community Medicine
Mar 2005
Assistant Professor
Teaching
Community Medicine
Dec 2004
DNGM Research Foundation
Research Associate
Chronic Arsenic Toxicity
Dec 2004
Demonstrator
Teaching
Community Medicine
Dec 2002
UNICEF
Consultant Health and Water and Environmental Sanitation

Publications

8Publications

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145Profile Views

13PubMed Central Citations

Role of folic Acid on symptoms of chronic arsenic toxicity.

Int J Prev Med 2014 Jan;5(1):89-98

DNGM Research Foundation, Kolkata, India.

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January 2014
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Evaluation of dietary arsenic exposure and its biomarkers: a case study of West Bengal, India.

J Environ Sci Health A Tox Hazard Subst Environ Eng 2013 ;48(8):896-904

DNGM Research Foundation, Kolkata, India.

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September 2013
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A study on prevalence of bacteria in the hands of children and their perception on hand washing in two schools of Bangalore and Kolkata.

Indian J Public Health 2011 Oct-Dec;55(4):293-7

Department of Community Medicine, KPC Medical College, Kolkata, India.

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April 2012
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Health impact of supplying safe drinking water containing fluoride below permissible level on flourosis patients in a fluoride-endemic rural area of West Bengal.

Indian J Public Health 2011 Oct-Dec;55(4):303-8

Department of Community Medicine, KPC Medical College, Kolkata, India.

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April 2012
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Radical changes in public health - need of the hour.

Indian J Public Health 2010 Apr-Jun;54(2):81-3

Department of Community Medicine, S. V. Medical College, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India.

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April 2011
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Critical appraisal of healthcare delivery services by multipurpose workers in rural West Bengal.

J Indian Med Assoc 2010 Nov;108(11):750-3

Department of Community Medicine, Calcutta National Medical College, Kolkata 700014.

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November 2010
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Community perception of Dengue in slum areas of metropolitan city of West Bengal.

J Commun Dis 2008 Sep;40(3):205-10

Department, Community Medicine, Calcutta National Medical College, 32 Gorachand Road, Kolkata-760 014.

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September 2008
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