Indian Journal of Public Health

: 2013  |  Volume : 57  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 285-

Obituary: Dr. Deoki Nandan


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A renowned public health expert and a beloved friend and mentor to many, Dr. Deoki Nandan, left for his heavenly abode on 6 th December, 2013.

Through out his illustrious career, he has served as Chairman, Uttar Pradesh Secondary Education Service Selection Board (status of Minister of State, Govt. of Uttar Pradesh), Chancellor of Santosh University, Ghaziabad, Director of National Institute of Health & Family Welfare, New Delhi and Principal/Dean & Chief of Hospital, S N Medical College, Agra. He had also worked as consultant in many international Organizations e.g. WHO-SEARO, UNICEF, CARE-India, EPOS, Population Council, MOST-India and USAID. He was member of many state level committees and National Technical Expert Committees specifically for AIDS, IMCI and Child Health.

Dr. Deoki Nandan had numerous research papers published in national and international scientific journals. He was the Chief Editor of Indian Journal of Community Medicine. Dr. Deoki Nandan had an excellent academics record and had taught undergraduate and postgraduate medical students for more than 30 years. He was Technical member of PSC selection boards of Govt. of MP, UP and Uttaranchal; Academic Council member for Agra, Aligarh and Gwalior Universities; Member, Governing Council of State Medical Faculty, UP and examiner for MBBS/MD examinations for more than 30 universities.

His dedicated contribution to public health led to several awards and fellowships including the "Honorary Fellowship of the Indian Public Health Association."

He was president of the Indian Public Health Association and Chief Editor of the Indian Journal of Public Health and provided leadership and encouragement for all activities of Indian Public Health Association.

May his soul rest in peace.