Samanta Chandra Sekhar Award For RMRC Head Sanghamitra Pati
Bhubaneswar: Director of Regional Medical Research Centre (RMRC), Bhubaneswar, Dr Sanghamitra Pati has won the Odisha Bigyan Academy’s Samanta Chandra Sekhar Award for the year 2018.
The award is given by the State Science and Technology Department for outstanding research contribution. It comprises Rs 1 lakh, a citation, a certificate, a shawl and a silver medallion.
A doctor by profession, Pati is an expert on multimorbidity research in public health settings. The burden of multimorbidity in primary care, psychiatric multimorbidity, patient-physician perspectives on the burden of multimorbidity, mapping of multimorbidity in medical education, and interprofessional education related to multimorbidity have been her areas of research.
The RMRC led by Pati played a major role in COVID-19 testing in Odisha