Chief statistician: Dr Mrs Shashi A Chiplonkar
Currently I am working as Honorary Senior Scientist, Hirabai Cowasji Jehangir Medical Research Institute, Jehangir Hospital, Pune, India. I have done my Ph D in Statistics under Late Prof P V Sukhatme, Chief statistician, FAO/WHO, Rome.
I have over 30 years of research experience in biometry, health sciences and Nutrition research with active involvement in
i) formulation of projects in health & nutrition, role of micro-nutrients in health disorders, bioavailability studies of iron, zinc, calcium;
ii) designing experiments and statistical analysis of life sciences’ data.
Good experience of statistical analysis of biological data from various fields like genetics, microbiology, botany, biochemistry, medicine. Fair knowledge of C++, MS-Office applications, SPSS, MINITAB, Stata10
Publications: 150 research articles in International and National peer-reviewed journals, 3 chapters in two books on biostatistics, one chapter in paediatrics textbook on ”Zinc in Child health”.