AWARDS & FELICITATIONS
FACULTY MEMBERS




DR SHOURYA TANDON

Dr. Shourya Tandon, Associate Professor in the department of Public Health Dentistry presented paper presentation titled “Reorienting Approach to Dental Public Health Care - The Targeted Village Adoption Model, at the 21st Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry National Conference organised at Bhubaneswar from 17th to 19th November 2016. Dr. Shourya also chaired a PG Scientific paper presentation at the national conference.

Dr. Shourya Tandon, Professor in the department of Public Health Dentistry was awarded with the first prize for his paper presentation titled “Phantom Cigarette” – The New Age Silent Killer, at the 22nd Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry National Conference organised at Dhule, Maharashtra from 3rd to 5th November 2017. He highlighted the increasing use of Sugars in today’s world, its health related consequences and to look at possible status to equate sugar usage in similar manners to tobacco usage by the society. The idea of this research was to give a new dimension to the widespread presence of sugars in today’s world and to look at possible perception of university students in the similar manner as tobacco. This accolade highlighted the department’s continuous pursuit to carry forward good quality research keeping in mind the present trends in health related issues.

Dr Shourya Tandon was resource person panelist for discussion of upcoming National Oral Health Policy and was Moderator of lecture on “Preventive Dentistry: Theory to practice”, at the 13th National Convention of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry held at Maulana Azad medical college, New Delhi from 13th to 15th June, 2019. The theme for convention was “Advancing Public Health Dentistry Landscape in India”.

From the department Dr. Shourya Tandon, Professor and Head, chaired faculty oral paper presentations in one session at First ever National Virtual Conference COLLOQUIUM 2021 on 9th- 10th January 2021.




DR SACHIN CHAND

Chaired Scientific Session at 21st National IAPHD Conference held at KIIT University, Bhubaneshwar from 17th to 19th Nov 2016 (Theme: Preserving Public Health Dentistry in Challenging Times-Envisioning The Future)

Chaired Scientific Session at 23rd IAPHD National Conference held from 30th nov-2nd dec 2018 at Divya Jyoti college of dental sciences & research, Modinagar

Chaired Scientific Session at IAPHD National PG Convention held from 14th june-15th june 2019 at Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences, New Delhi

Chaired a scientific session at IAPHD 24th National Conference held at Ramoji Film City, Hyderabad from 15th November 2019 to 17th November 2019.




DR ABHINAV BHARGAVA

Chaired scientific session at 23rd IAPHD National Conference at DJ Dental College Modinagar held between 30th November & 2nd December 2018

Chaired scientific session at 13th IAPHD National Convention at Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences New Delhi held between 14th & 15th June 2019




DR. BHAVNA

Dr. Bhavna, Senior Lecturer, Dept of Public Health Dentistry, chaired e-poster scientific session at 13th National PG Convention held at Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences, New Delhi between 14th and 15th June 2019.



DR. CHARU KHURANA

Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry (IAPHD) organized the First ever National Virtual Conference COLLOQUIUM 2021 on 9th- 10th January 2021 in which Post Graduate students and Faculty members from Department of Public Health Dentistry actively participated and presented their research work. Dr. Charu Khurana, Faculty Member won the Best Scientific Paper Presentation Award on the study entitled ’Perception and Attitude towards Tele dentistry among Indian Dental Professionals in which she highlighted the importance of Tele dentistry in the light of current coronavirus pandemic resulting in restricted movement and affected healthcare system. She presented the views of Indian dentists towards adopting the tele dentistry model in future. All in all a rich scientific experience for the department and well appreciated in the form of an academic award for Dr. Charu Khurana.



Laurels to Public Health Dentistry for Innovation in Dentistry


Dr. Bhavna Sabbarwal, Department of Public Health Dentistry, Faculty of Dental Sciences was shortlisted and awarded as top 15 Innovations at the First Oral Health Innovation Conference held at CDER, AIIMS, New Delhi on 16 September 2019. The total number of submissions for this national event were approx 200. Awardees were provided with certificates in presence of esteemed guests Shri Sudhir Kumar, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Health, Dr. Randeep Guleria, Director, AIIMS, New Delhi, Dr. OP Kharbanda Chief, CDER, Dr. Ashok Dhoble & Dr. L Swasticharan (CMO, MoHFW). Dr. Shourya Tandon as Co-author to the awarded innovation also attended the event.

For further development of the idea the team from dental have included postgradautes Dr. Tanvi, Dr. Ankita, Dr. Vikalp (Intern) and are collaborating with Faculty of Engineering & Technology, Department of Computer Science Engineering for development of the prototype of the innovation. Dr. VK Shrivastava, Dean, FET, Dr. Chitra Kaul, Head, CSE, FET and Mr. Nishant (BTech CSE) are collaborating for the same from Faculty of Engineering & Technology. The team together would develop an innovation which would be beneficial to the society at large.




AWARDS POSTGRADUATES




DR. TANVI BHARDWAJ

Dr. Tanvi Bhardwaj participated and won second Prize in Poster Making Competition on 1st Dec 2018 on Knowledge, Attitude And practice regarding preventive care among private dentists in Gurugram city at 23rd IAPHD National Conference, Modinagar.




DR. AANCHAL

Dr. Aanchal participated and won second Prize in Poster Making Competition on 14 june 2019 on Media Advocacy for Tobacco Cessationat 13th IAPHD National PG Convention at MAIDS, New Delhi.




DR. PRIYANKA

Dr. Priyanka participated and won second Prize in Poster Making Competition on 15TH June 2019 on Current need : Development of spatial data at 13th IAPHD National PG Convention at MAIDS, NewDelhi.

Dr. Priyanka participated and won 3rd Prize in Poster Making Competition on 1stdec 2018 on Potable Water at 23rd IAPHD National Conference, Modinagar.

The Faculty members and post graduate students from the department of Public Health Dentistry participated in webinars and online competitions on the occasion of World No Tobacco Day 2020. All post graduate students participated and submitted a video highlighting the different aspects of tobacco use in IEC competition organized by Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry. AnE-poster competition was organized by department of oral medicine and radiology, SGT university and theme for the competition was “protecting youth from tobacco use”. Dr. priyanka presented on ‘pandemic: an unexpected opportunity to reform habits’; Dr.Aanchal presented on ‘hazardous effects of tobacco’; Dr. Ankita presented on ‘tobacco cessation-need of the hour’; Dr. Prerna presented on ‘legal and legislative implication in tobacco cessation’. Dr. Priyanka got the second prize in e-poster competition.




DR. ANKITA YADAV

Dr. Ankita Yadav participated and won best Prize in E-Poster Making Competition on 16th Nov 2019 on topic: Knowledge, Attitude And Practice Towards Oral Health Among Anganwadi Workers Of Rewari, District- Haryana at XXIV National Conference IAPHD at Ramoji Film City, Hyderabad.




AWARDS & FELICITATIONS
DEPARTMENT ALUMNI




DR. SONAL DHINGRA

Dr. Sonal Dhingra participated and won Third Prize in Poster Making Competition on 8th March 2016 on International Women’s Day organized by Women Studies Centre, Clinical Psychology Department, SGT University.




DR. SACHIT PRADHAN

Dr. Sachit Pradhan, post graduate alumni from Department of Public Health Dentistry, won First Prize in Poster Presentation on “Tooth Bank – Preservation of Stem Cells” at CDE Program titled “ Emerging Trends in Dentistry” held at Teerthankar Mahaveer Dental College and Research Centre, Moradabad on 30th & 31st August 2014.




DR. ESHA BALI

Dr. Esha Bali, final year post graduate from Department of Public Health Dentistry, won Third Prize in Poster Presentation on “Dentine Hypersensitivity” at CDE Program titled “Future Dental Professionals Program” held at Faculty of Dental Sciences, SGT University, Gurgaon on 16th December 2014.




DR. CHARU KHURANA

Dr. Charu Khurana, 2nd year post graduate student in the department of Public Health Dentistry was awarded with First Prize in Poster Presentation “Genetic Dentistry” on 13th march 2015 in CDE programme organised by Department of Oral Medicine And Radiology, Faculty of Dental Sciences, SGT University, Gurgaon.




DR. SONIA RAINA

Dr. Sonia Raina got the first prize for her paper on topic ‘Assessment of Oral Health and Nutritional Status Among School Children’ presented at 23rd National Conference of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry held at Divya Jyoti Dental College and Research Centre, Modinagar from 30th December to 2st December, 2018




UNDER GRADAUTES LIST




It is indeed a step of success for Dental Public health endeavours at Faculty of Dental Sciences, SGT University and a huge moment for our undergraduate students Aishley Jain & Amrita Kaur who individually won consolation prizes at the social campaign, “Lets Team up! #NoTobacco”. Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) team, in association with the World Health Organization, Country Office for India, conducted webinar on tobacco control policies to identify tobacco violations on social networking sites. Almost over 50 postgraduates and undergraduates attended the webinar and participated in the final competitions where an overwhelming response was received from the youth, and the organisers received more than 1000 posts from different social networking sites as competition entries. Amrita Kaur and Aishley Jain won prizes for their efforts at the competition. The whole activity was coordinated by Dr. Shourya Tandon from department of Public Health Dentistry and Dr. Varun Arya as part of ongoing collaborations with PHFI at our end.







NATIONAL LEVEL ACCOLADE IN IAPHD EVENT




Professional bodies have a great role in shaping the future of young professionals and upcoming students. Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry organises various events for UG and PG category ranging from research, outreach, academic achievement and essay competitions. Ms Mallika Rawat, final year student of Faculty of Dental Sciences took part in the National level essay competition and expressed her views in the form of an essay titled “Dental Practice and Entrepreneurship - Where Do We Stand”. Among 200 entries all over India, in the UG category she bagged the third place in the “IAPHD ENDOWMENT AWARD” and brought laurels for the Faculty and University at a National level. Such accolades instill great pride for the university and faculty and inspire other students to aim for glory.