Dr. Bijaya Kumar Mishra

Scientist Profile

Dr. Bijaya Kumar Mishra

Scientist - D (Medical)

Date of Joining : 06/08/2019
Date of Joining(present post): 01/09/2023

ICMR-Regional Medical Research Centre
Chandrasekharpur, Bhubaneswar-751 023
Odisha, India


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Educational Qualifications:

1) Graduation in M.B.B.S. from S.C.B. Medical College, Cuttack (Utkal University) in the year 2001
2) Post graduation in MD(Obstetrics & Gynecology) from S.C.B. Medical College, Cuttack (Utkal University) in the year 2007
3) PhD/MPH

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Professional experience:

Designation Institution Duration
Contractual Consultant Specialist City Hospital, Cuttack 2 months
Senior Medical Officer S.C.B. Medical College, Cuttack 1 year
Gynae. Specialist ESIC Model Hospital, Rourkela 10 years
Scientist-C (Medical) Regional Medical Research Centre (ICMR),
Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India.
3 years

Projects being handled as PI:

Sl No. Name of the project Role (PI/Co-PI/Co-I) Funding agency Total duration
1 Strengthening of the ICDS-MIS Cell of Department of Women and Child Development, and Concurrent Monitoring of ICDS Program in Odisha PI UNICEF 4.5 years
2 Odisha Annual Nutrition Survey Co-I WCD dept., Govt. of Odisha 5 years
3 A Phase III, Randomized, Double-blind, Three arm
Placebo controlled Trial to Evaluate the Efficacy
and Safety of two vaccines VPM1002 and
Immuvac(Mw) in Preventing Tuberculosis (TB) in
Healthy Household Contacts of Newly Diagnosed
Sputum Positive Pulmonary TB Patients.
Co-I ICMR 3 years
4 Demography Integrated Surveillance for Health Assessment (DISHA) on Dengue and Chikungunya in Tigiria block of Cuttack district, Odisha. Co-I BIRAC, DBT 3 years
5 Prevalence and anti-helminthic drug resistance (both molecular and morphological) of soil transmitted helminthic infections among the children in Nabarangapur (a tribal dominated district of Odisha): A pilot study. Co-I ICMR 3 years
6 Mapping the prevalence of health risk behaviors among the tribal adolescents in Odisha- Examining the status and scope for behavioral healthcare intervention and health risk reduction Co-I ICMR 2.5 years

Publications in the last 5 years (Total publications: 12)

  1. Saliva for diagnosis of SARS‐CoV‐2: First report from India
  2. Sequence analysis of Indian SARS-CoV-2 isolates shows a stronger interaction of mutated receptor binding domain with ACE2 receptor
  3. Pooled testing for SARS-CoV-2 infection in an automated high-throughput platform
  4. Challenges in Maternal and Child Health Services Delivery and Access during Pandemics or Public Health Disasters in Low-and Middle-Income Countries: A Systematic Review
  5. A conceptual framework on health professionals' engagement towards pharmacovigilance: a qualitative exploration
  6. Psychosocial impact of COVID-19 pandemic on healthcare workers in India & their perceptions on the way forward - A qualitative study
  7. Re: ‘‘Postinfectious Immunity After COVID-19
    and Vaccination Against SARS-CoV-2’’ by Krsak etal
  8. Resolution of Resilience: Empirical Findings on the Challenges Faced and the Mitigation Strategies Adopted by Community Health Workers (CHWs) to Provide Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Services during the COVID-19 Pandemic in the Context of Odisha, India
  9. Prevalence and determinants of undernutrition among adolescents in India: A protocol for systematic review and meta-analysis
  10. Psychological distress and burnout among healthcare worker during COVID-19 pandemic in India—A cross-sectional study
  11. Infection, cases due to SARS-CoV-2 in rural areas during early COVID-19 vaccination: findings from serosurvey study in a rural cohort of eastern India
  12. Challenges and opportunities in mixed method data collection on mental health issues of healthcare workers during COVID-19 pandemic in India

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