Department of Community Medicine

Academics Extension and Research
List of Publications
  1. Mamulwar MS, Rathod HK, Jethani S, Dhone A, Baxi T, Lanjewar B, Jadhav S, Bhwalkar JS. “Nutritional Status of Under-five children in Urben Slums of Pune”, International Journal of Medicine and Public Health, Jul-Sep 2014 volume 4, issue 3, page no 247-252.
  2. Banerjee A, Rathod HK, K.M, Bhawalkar JS. Comparison of some risk factors for diabetes across different social groups: A cross-sectional study. Ann Med Health Sci Res 2014;4: 915-21
  3. Kakrani VM, Thakur N,A. Regression Equations of Proxy Measurements of Birth Weight in Preterm Neonates, international Medical Journal, Feb 2014 volume 1, issue 2, page no 65-68.
  4. Khedkar D, Banerjee A. My opinion, Prevention of HIV infection in dental practice. , Web med Central, WMC004787. Publish on: 26-Dec-2014
  5. Anuradha D, sanjeev D, Sharma Parul P., A srivastava. Privatization of medical education in india: A health system dilemma. International journal of medicine and public health 2014,vol 4:17-22
  1. Khedkar DT, Chitnis UB, Bhawalkar JS, Mamulwar M.S. “Revised National Tuberculosis Control Program : Evalution, Achievements, and Challenges” in Medical Journal of Dr. D.Y. Patil University, Vol 7, Issue 1, January-February 2014, Page No. 5 – 12.
  2. Jha A., Bhawalkar JS, Dixit A, Pawaiya A , PathakN. “A Study of Factors Associated With presence Of Arin Children 1-4 Years of Age In An Urban Slum Of Pune City” National Journal of Community Medicine, Apr.-Juiopne 2014 volume 5, issue 2, page no 179-181
  3. B.Lanjewar, JS Bhawalkar, S Jethani, A Dhone. “Evalution of Treatment outcome of tuberculosis patients in the urban filed practice area of D.Y. patil Medical College”. Indian Journal of Community Health, Jul-Sep 2014 volume 26, issue 3.
  4. Rathod(Waghela)HK, Darade SS, chitins U B Bhawalkar JS Jadhav SL, Banerjee A. Rural Prevalence of type 2 diabets mellitus :A Cross sectional study, in Journal of Social Health and Diabetes, Jul-Dec 2014 volume 2, issue 2, page no 82-86
  5. Kakrani VA, Pratinidhi AK, Gandham SV, Gupta AM ‘Acceptability of Panchsheel low cost/no cost interventions for primary prevention of low birth weight, in Tibal Development : Issue and challenges, A Golden Jubilee Volume, 2014, Page no. 110 – 114
  6. Kakrani V , Pardeshi G. The Fate of “Life on Petri Dish ”Medical journal of Western India Feb 2014 Volume 42,Issue 1, page no 43-46.
  7. Shrma P, Davey A, Davey S, Shukla A, Shrivastava K,R. Bansal. “Occupational Stress among staff nurses: Controlling the risk to health” , Indian Journal of Occup Environ Med 2014 volume 18, issue 2, page: 52-56.
  1. Kakarani VA, Kulkarni PY, Khedkar DT,. Bhawalkar JS. Perceptions and practices of smokeless tobacco use in the from of mishri among rural womrn above 10 years of age in pune, Maharashtra, India , International Journal of Medicine and Public Health, April – June 2015 volume 5, issue
  2. Kakarani VA, Rathod H, Mamulwar M, Bhawalkar JS. International Journal of Preventive Medicine entitled Awareness about “Ten steps for successful breastfeeding” among medical and nursing students. Journal of preventive Medicine.Vol. IP:14,pg.no 140- 125,38May 2015.
  3. Srivastava K, Sharma P, Gupta SC, Kaushal SK and Chaturvedi. Graying of the Nation: A Curse or Boon?. J Gerontol Geriat Res Volume 1 Issue 5: 1000115
  4. Landge JA, Khadkikar GD, Mangudkar SS. Evaluation of risk factors for occurrence of Myocardial Infarction among women in urban population of south India: cross sectional study IJIMS, 2015, Vol 2, No.9,9-11.
  5. Khadkikar G. D Mangudkar SS,Landge JA. I Clinical Profile and Outcome of ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction Among Women in Southern Urban Part of India JIMS, 2015, Vol 2, No.10,20-23.
  6. Mangudkar SS, Landge JA, Khadkikar GD. Prevalence of coronary risk factors in type -2 diabetes: hospital based study International Journal of Management and Social Science Research Review, July – 2015 Vol.1, Issue.13
  7. Ghonge S,. Adhav PS, Landge J, N.Thakor. Prevalence of obesity and overweight among school children of Pune city, Maharashtra, India: a cross sectional study, International J Res Med Sci. 2015 Dec;3(12):3599-3603
  8. Kakarani VA, Kulkarni PY, Khedkar DT, Bhawalkar JS Perceptions and practices of smokeless tobacco use in the from of mishri among rural womrn above 10 years of age in pune, Maharashtra, India , in International Journal of Medicine and Public Health, April – June 2015 volume 5, issue
  1. Banerjee A. “The ideal weaning food:- Food for Thought” Medical Journal of Dr. D.Y.Patil University , 2015. Vol:- 8 Issue 6
  2. Banerjee A. “Ethics in Medical research : The difficulty of being good” Medical Journal of Dr. D.Y.Patil University 2015, Vol 8, Issue-4
  3. Kakrani VA. “Conglomeration of Risk Factors-Metabolic Syndrome” Medical Journal of Western India, Feb. 2015. volume 43, issue 1.
  4. Banerjee A. Healing art vis-a-visthe art of war: Neglect of ancient wisdom Dr. D.Y.Patil University 2015 Vol:- 8 Issue – 3
  5. Banerjee A. What is the impact factor of your journal Dr. D.Y.Patil University 2015 Vol: 8 Issue 1
  6. Kakarani VA, Desale A , Charchit P. Mehta Nantional Journalof Krishna Institued of Medical Sciences University entitled “Geriatric Depression Scale(GDS): A Tool for Assessment of Depression in Elderly”. Vol. 4, Issue 3, July-September 2015.
  7. Vyas S, Sharma P , Srivastava K, Nautiyal V, ShrotriyaVP.Role of Behavioural risk factors in symptoms related to UTI Among nursing students J. Clin Diagin STS Res. 2015Sept:9 (9)
  8. Srivastava K, Sharma P, Rathod H, Ghonge S, Bhawalkar JS, Vyas S. Mounting dengue awareness: A cost effective Strategy for prevention. Indian J Comm Health. 2015; 27, 4: 495-499
  9. Rao Amrita, Chavan Manasi K. Does Health education increase the compliance to oral iron therapy among pregnant women?. Indian Journal of Forensic & Community Medicine Vol 2 ,issue 1 (Jan –Mar 2015):50-55
  10. Kamath Veena G, Jacob George P, Agrawal A, Kamath A, Shenoy RP. “Prevalence of goitre and its associated factors in a coastal district of Karnataka Manipal University”, Manipal INDIAN JOURNAL OF COMMUNITY HEALTH VOL 27,SUPP 01,JAN 2015
  1. Anuradha D, Sharma P, Sanjeev D, Shukla A, Srivastava K, Vyas S. Are the adverse psychiatric outcomes reflection of occupational stress among nurses: An exploratory study. Asian Journal of Medical Sciences .Jan-Feb 2016 , Vol 7(1)
  2. Sharma PS, Srivastava K, Vyas S, Bhawalkar JS. How is The educational Environment of The Medical Teaching Institutions?: A Perception by Medical Students of Dr.D Y Patil Medical College,Pune. European Journal of Pharmaceutical and Medical Research.2016,vol 3(2)
  3. Gajanan D Khadkikar, Mangudkar SS , Landge JA. Comparison of conventional risk factors, clinical and angiographic profilebetween younger and older coronary heart disease patients IJRMS, Feb 2016; 4:2
  4. Landge JA , Dehmubed A. Awareness and practice of family planning method among married women in an urban slum area of mumbai, Maharashtra, EJPMR, 2016,3(2), 294-297
  5. Rao A, Velhal G, Khismatrao D. “Patients comprehension of prescription at municipal urban health center ,Mumbai”.Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Reasearch,2016 March, vol 10(3): 15-17
  6. Bharambe V, Rathod H, Angadi K.Knowledge and Attitude Regarding Organ Donation among Medical Students.” BANTAO Journal 2016; 14(1): 34-40
  1. Mehta CP,.Desale AV, Kakrani VA, Bhawalkar JS. “Economic Dependency and Depression in Elderly, National Journal of Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences University, Jan –Mar.2016 volume 5, issue 1, page no100.
  2. Landge J. A, Dehmubed A., Ghonge S. Awareness and perception among secondary school children about female feticide in urban slum area of Mumbai, Maharashtra- Indian journal of forensic and Community Medicine,Vol-3 Issue-1 Jan-Mar 2016, 47-50.
  3. Buch A, Iqbal B, Bordawekar R, Jain A, Jariwala P, Rathod H. Patterns of hemoglobinopathies diagnosed by high-performance liquid chromatography in and around Pune (Western Maharashtra, India): A pilot study. J Med Soc 2016;30:111-5
  4. Khandalkar S,Iqbal B, Rathod H , Buch.A, Raimule M. Importance of Journal club as an effective teaching learning tool. Indian Journal of Basic and Applied Medical Research; September 2016: Vol.-5, Issue- 4, P. 246-252
  5. Dalal S., Khedkar DT, Bhawalkar J S Causes of deaths among children below five years using verbal autopsy tool in Deharadun, India NJCM Vol-7 Issue -3 March 2016. Pg no . 226-228.
  6. Khedkar D.T, DalalS., Bhawalkar J S, Landge jyoti A. “ behavioral and fertility factors associated with acceptance or non-acceptance of tubectomy National Journal of Community Medicinevol-7, Issue 4, April 2016.
  7. Family Medicine in India: Losing the way in spite of the map Dr. D.Y.Patil University 2016 Vol- 9 I- 1
  8. Srivastava K, Rathod H,Sharma P, Bhawalker JS, Vyas S. Practice and problem regarding oral hygiene- study among female medical undergraduate students of tertiary care hospital, Pune. Int J Res Med Sci. 2016 Jun;4(6):2214-2217.
  9. Shrivastava K, Jethani S, Kalthe B, Sharma P, Bhawalkar J S Study of Breast Cancer Risk Factors and Practice of Breast self Examination among Nurses of Tertiary Care Hospital. Indian Journal of Forensic and Community Medicine.2016;3(2):75-78
  1. Bharambe V Arole V Vatsalaswamy P., Manvikar P. R., Rathod H. “Organ Donation: from point of view of students doing medical Internship in India.Bantao Journal April 2017;14(02) : 67-72
  2. K. Looned, A. Banerjee, J.A Landge, D. P Pandit Intergenerational decline in vitamin D status A cross sectional study among medical students & their teacher International Journal of Nutrition, Pharmacology, Neurological Diseases 2017. Vol- 7 I-
  1. Singh S, Srivastava K, Misra SK, Gupta SC, Kaushal SK. A Cross-sectional study of awareness and treatment seeking behaviour of hypertensive people of rural and urban area of Agra District. Indian Journal of Forensic and Community Medicine.2017;4(4):250-254.
  2. A. Banerjee Bealis list vanishes into the blue Medical Journal of Dr. D.Y.Patil University 2017 Vol- 10 issue -3
  3. A.Banerjee Withdrawal syndrome authors dilemma & editors Dr. D.Y.Patil University 2017 Vol 10 Issue 2
  4. A. Banerjee Medical Research in India spirit is unwilling & the flesh is weak Dr. D.Y.Patil University 2017 Vol – 10 I – 5
  5. A. Banerjee Family Planning paradigms: Gender Bias & ists impact on Olympic gold medals Dr D.Y.Patil University 2017 Vol 10 I- 1
  6. Landge J., Amitav, Bhawalkar J.S. Are women availing PNC services a cross sectional study NJCM, Vol.8 Issue 6, 2017 288-281
  1. Bhawalkar J..Khedkar D, Lanjewar B, Landge J., Ghonge S. “Socio-demographic Factors associated with Tuberculosis Cases Registered under RNTCP in an Urban Area of Pune,Maharashtra National Journal of Community Medicine Voiume 9, Issue 2, Feb 2018
  2. Rathod V., Bhawalkar JS, Agarwal AA. Evaluation of Biomedical waste Management in Multi Specialty hospital Sch. J. App.Med. Sci, Mar 2018: Vol 6 I- 3 Pg 944-950
  3. Khedkar D. T , Landge J., Thite G., Banarjee A. Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of Modern Contraceptives (especially Spacing Methods) in Acceptors and Non-acceptors of Tubectomy National Journal of Community Medicine│Volume 9│Issue 3│March 2018
  4. Banerjee A. “Psychology of tobacco use:- Are anti-tobacco policies encouraging the use of smokeless tobacco ? A cross-sectional study in an industrial township”. Vol- 26, Isssue-2,July – Dec. 2017.
  5. Srivastava K., V. Kumar , P. Sharma , J.S.Bhawalkar ,S. Vyas Is the awareness regarding post exposure prophylaxis of blood borne infections among nurses in atertiary health care setting still poor?:Necessity and Challenge. National Journal of Research in Community Medicine│Jul-Sep 2018│ Vol 7 │Issue 3│
  6. Amitav Banerjee “Perspectives on Violence against Doctors” perspectives in Medical Research September- December 2018 Vol-6 Issue 3.
  1. Singh S, Banerjee A. Internet and doctor–patient relationship: Cross sectional study of patients’ perceptions and practices. Indian J Public Health 2019;63:215-9. (UG Student)
  2. K. Shrivastava, S. Jethani, B.Kalthe, P. Sharma, J S Bhawalkar Study of Breast Cancer Risk Factors and Practice of Breast self Examination among Nurses of Tertiary Care Hospital: IJFCM Volume : 3 Issue : 2 Year 2019 Online ISSN : 2394-6776 Print ISSN : 2394-6768 (UG)
  3. Dr. Amitav Banerjee “Non-Communicable diseases in India: Challenges and the way forward.” in Journal of Post Graduate Medicine 2019; 65,1,5-6. The journal is indexed in scopus, pub med, web of science, science citation index with impact factor of 1.15
  4. Banerjee A. Physician Heal Thyself: Perspectives on Burnout among Doctors. Perspectives in Medical Research 2019; 7(1):3-9.
  5. Banerjee A. “Sleep that Knits up the Ravel’d Sleave of Care…Nature’s Second Course…The Bard Said it all Medical Journal of Dr. D.Y. Patil Vidyapeeth ¦ Volume 12 ¦ Issue 3 ¦ May-June 2019
  6. Banerjee A. “Publications Pressures, Difficulty of Being Good, and the Sunday Gentleman” Medical Journal of Dr. D.Y. Patil Vidyapeeth ¦ Volume 12 ¦ Issue 1 ¦ January-February 2019
  7. Banerjee A. Machine Learning in Medicine: Will Doctors Meet their Waterloo? Medical Journal of Dr. D.Y. Patil Vidyapeeth ¦ Volume 12 ¦ Issue 2 ¦ March-April 2019
  8. Banerjee A. A Journey of a Thousand Miles Begins with a Single Step…Miles to GO! Medical Journal of Dr. D.Y. Patil Vidyapeeth ¦ Volume 12 ¦ Issue 4 ¦ July-August 2019.
  1. Dr Amitav Banerjee, Prof & Head, published article, ""Equity and Quality of Health care Access: Where Do We Stand and the Way Forward? in the journal of Community Medicine, Jan-Mar 2020 issue.vol.45, Issu 1
  2. Amitav Banerjee ‘Empathy in the Time of Artificial Intelligence: Fiction Not Fact May Hold the Key’ Wednesday, March 4, 2020, IP:]
  3. Amitav Banerjee ‘Lesson in Humanities from Movies: Its Subtle Role in Promoting Empathy, March 4, 2020, IP:]
  4. Banerjee A. Coaching classes… competency-based curriculum… bed of procrustes… deck chairs on the Titanic Medical Journal of Dr. D.Y.Patil Vidyapeeth January-February 2020.
  5. Banerjee A. ‘COVID-19: The curious case of the dog that did not bark’ Medical Journal of Dr. D.Y. Patil Vidyapeeth ¦ Volume 13 ¦ Issue 3 ¦ May-June 2020
  6. Banerjee A. Jargon and Metrics for Evaluation: Are they valid or instead promote Questionable practices Medical Journal of Dr. D.Y.Patil Vidyapeeth Volume 13 ¦ Issue 4 July-August 2020 295-424
  7. Banerjee A. “ Chasing the Virus: Not only difficult but impossible. Are we going to hit a dead end’ Medical Journal of Dr. D.Y.Patil Vidyapeeth Volume 13 Isssue 5 September-October 2020.
  8. E-learning: The Scenario During COVID-19 Pandemic Archana Chirag Buch , Hetal Rathod , and Raj Kamble JMedEdu. 2020;19 (2):e107227.
  9. Hetal Rathod National Journal of Integrated research in Medicine NJIRM 2020; Vol.11(4) July-August Supp. Issue
  10. Travel Health – Gaps in Awareness & Practices Among Medical Interns of a Tertiary Care Hospital in India –Landge J.,Shrivastava K.,Ghonge S.
  1. Amit V, Alhad A. Mulkalwar. Dashputra , Afrid T. Jaipuri , Sutar Pallavi V A.Sarita. Mulkalwar , Rathod Hetal ‘Evaluation of efficacy of whatsapp messenger application in medical research education’ International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences | January 2020 | Vol 8 | Issue 1 Page 265