Dr. Subrata Kumar Palo

Scientist Profile

Dr. Subrata Kumar Palo


Date of Joining : 29/12/2017
Date of Joining(present post): 29/12/2017

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


Phase-II, KananVihar
Odisha, India

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Educational Qualifications:

1) MBBS from VSS Medical College, Burla, Odisha in the year 2001
2) MD in Community Medicine, Berhampur, Odisha in the year 2008

About Profile:

Professional experience:

Designation Institution Duration
Scientist – D (Medical) ICMR - Regional Medical Research Centre,
Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India.
29th Dec 2017 to till date
Associate Professor Indian Institute of Public Health (PHFI), Bhubaneswar 15thOct 2014 - 30thNov 2017
State Program Officer Jhpiego at Bhubaneswar, Odisha 27thMay 2013 - 14thOct 2014
State Program Coordinator Facility Based Newborn Care (FBNC), Odisha, UNICEF 19thMar 2012 - 30thApr 2013
Consultant (Medical) State Institute of Health & Family Welfare, Odisha 11thAug 2009 - 21stJan 2012
Assistant Professor KIMS Medical College, Andhra Pradesh 1stAug 2008 - 1stAug 2009

Projects being handled as PI:

Sl No. Name of the project Role (PI/Co-PI/Co-I) Funding agency Total duration
1. Model Rural Health Research Unit (MRHRU), Tigiria. PI & Nodal Officer DHR, Govt. of India Renewal in every 5 years
2. Prevalence and antihelmintic drug resistance (both molecular and morphological) of Soil transmitted helminth infection among the children in Nabarangpur district of Odisha: A pilot study PI ICMR, Govt. of India 2 years
3. Surveillance of Enteric Fever in Rural Area: A hospital based tier-II surveillance in the catchment area of Tigiria block, Cuttack, Odisha PI ICMR, Govt. of India 3 years
4. Demography Integrated Surveillance for Health Assessment (DISHA) on Dengue and Chikungunya in Tigiria block of Cuttack district, Odisha - A pilot study PI BIRAC, New Delhi 3 years

Publications in the last 5 years: 29 nos. (Total publications: 34 nos.)

Awards & Achievements:

  • Appreciation award by “Tigiria Senior Citizen Forum” for community level activities including COVID-19 sero surveillance in Athagarh and Tigiria block of Cuttack district.
  • Awarded by “Biju Pattanaik Women’s Degree College, Ganjam” for awareness program on COVID-19 to the COVID volunteers.


PhD/PDF students:

Ph.D (in public health- 5 students)
  • -Dr. Rojalin Swain, 2019
  • -Miss Subhasmita Dhal, 2019
  • -Dr. Anil Pattanaik, 2019
  • -SwagatikaPriyadarshiniSamal, 2020
  • -Prasannajeet Bal, MPH Scholar, AIIMS Jodhpur, 2021
Others (M. Sc Dissertation programme- 10 students)
  • -Swetaparna Sarangi, NIT Rourkela, 2018
  • -Pratyusha Mishra, NIT Rourkela, 2018
  • -Abhipsa Angela, TACT, BBSR, 2019.
  • -Subhashree S Mahapatra, Utkal University, BBSR, 2019.
  • -Manish Barik, CUTM, Bhubaneswar, BBSR, 2019
  • -Sohani Senapati, OUAT Bhubaneswar, 2020
  • -Pity Pradhan, TACT, Bhubaneswar, 2021
  • -AbhipsaSahoo, TACT, Bhubaneswar, 2021
  • -Aditya Narayan Panda, CPS, Mohuda, Berhampur, 2021
  • -MadhusmitaSahu, CPS, Mohuda, Berhampur, 2021

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