India 2020: DR. SUSHANT H. MESHRAM / Govt. Medical College

Delegate: DR. SUSHANT H. MESHRAM

Affiliations: Govt. Medical College, Nagpur,India.

Short Bio: Bio data
PERSONAL:
Name: Dr. SUSHANT H. MESHRAM
Date of Birth: 11th December 1969,
Sex: Male
Nationality: Indian
Telephone: 09860990379 Email: drsushant.in@gmail.com
QUALIFICATIONS:
*MBBS – 1993,
Govt. Medical College, Nagpur.
Nagpur University, (M.S.), INDIA.
*MD (Chest Medicine) – 1998,
Govt. Medical College, Nagpur.
Nagpur University, (M.S.), INDIA.
*Sleep Medicine, Fellowship Training Program, 2008
Johns Hopkins Medical University, Baltimore, USA.
*Advance Cardiac Life Support, Instructor,
American Heart Association-2008
FELLOWSHIP/MEMBERSHIP:
• Fellow American College of Chest Physician, USA.
• Member American Academy of Sleep Medicine, USA
• Fellow National College of Chest Physician, India
• Indian Association of Sleep Disorders, India.
• Indian Chest Society, India.
• Indian Medical Association
CURRENT POSITION: Professor and Head, Department of Pulmonary Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, 4th Floor SSH,Government Medical College, NAGPUR.
Total Post MD Experience: 19 years; Associate Professor Experience: 11 yrs
AREA OF INTEREST: Precognition and REM SLEEP
HONORS and AWARDS:
Organizing Chairman, Sleep Meet 2020, National Conference, 8th March 2020.
Founder President, Sleep apnea Association of India( 2020)
Chairman, Scientific Committee,
National Conference of Chest Diseases.Nagpur 5th to 7th Jan 2019
Expert Member,
New Drugs Advisory Committee(Pulmonary), 2014.
Central Drug Standard Control Organization,
Director General of Health Services,
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India.
Member,
Research Advisory Council, Since 2012.
National Institute of Miners Health,
Ministry of Mines, Govt. of India.
Organizing Secretary:
International Conference of Sleep Medicine, 8TH 9TH and 10TH April 2011 at Nagpur, of Indian Sleep Disorder Association, New Delhi India.
International Scholar 2008 .
Mini- Fellowship program, American Academy of Sleep Medicine, USA.
Elected Governing Council Member for years 2008 to 2010, on National College of Chest Physician (NCCP), Delhi, INDIA,
A Professional National Organisation of Pulmonologist of Inida.

Activity: To mark world sleep day 13th Mach 2020, we organised three major activities viz. Conference for Medical Professionals; Public Forum Program from non medical professionals and Common people; Press Conference for creating awareness among masses.

1. NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SLEEP –8th March 2020
To mark the World Sleep Day, 13th March 2020, Department of Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine, Government Medical College, Nagpur organised a National Conference “SLEEP MEET 2020” on 8th march 2020. International and national faculties deliberated regarding the Sleep health, its need and present issues and how to manage it, focussing on the world sleep day theme, Better sleep, Better life and Better planet.
Dr Nancy A. Collop, Professor of Medicine,Emory university school of medicine , Atlanta , GA,former president America Academy of Sleep Medicine( 2011-2012), was the keynote speaker. Dr Nancy has delivered keynote address “ Finding sleep apnea in clinic room, Hospital beds and operating suits”. Also briefed about Central Sleep apnea and discussed guidelines for the management of sleep apnea .
Dr Sushant Meshram, Professor and Head, Dept of Pulmonary and sleep medicine GMC Nagpur and regional coordinator of world sleep society, founder president of Sleep Apnea Association of India spoke on “ Future of sleep Medicine in India “with special emphasis on Sleep as an independent risk factor for Medical, Oncological and Gynaecological disorders, the way to address it and the need of healthy sleep habits and maintenance of circadian rhythm and developing sleep curriculum and fellowships program in India.
Dr Abdul Majeed Arshad Assistant Professor, Sri Ramachandra Medical College, Chennai talked about positive pressure therapy in OSA. Detailed about the various devices , their judious use and trouble shooting. He has enlightend the delegates reagarding the compliance of PAP devices, and how to make it patient friendly.
Dr Wasundhara Bhad, Professor and Head, Orthodontist, Governament Dental College Nagpur , explained and shared her experience regarding Mandibular advancement surgeries in OSA.
Dr. Sunil Ambulkar Professor of Endocrinolgy, Dr.Dipti Chand, Professor of medicine , Dr B.O . Tayde, Professor of Pulmonar Medicine, Dr. N. Tirpude, Professor of anaesthesiology , Dr.Shashi Bhushan Professor of Pulmonary and Sleep, Dr. Ashok Arbat, Pulmonolgist, Dr.PrafullaKadu Physician, Dr. Ramesh Bharate, Pulmonary and Sleep Physician, Dr, MukundDeahpande, Professor of cardoiology, Dr Sanjay Ramteke Professor of Neurology were the chairpersons for various symposium.
Sleep conference was attended by 411 delegates of various disciplines viz. Neurology, Psychiatry, Physicians, Cardiologist, Anaesthesiologists, ENT Specialist, Paediatricians across the country .
Professional bodies viz. Pulmo alumni association, Indian medical association, Association of Physicians of India, Sleep Apnea Association of India, Indian Chest Society, National College of Chest Physcians, Vidharbha chest Society endorsed the Sleep Meet 2020.

2. PUBLIC FORUM
To create awareness of sleep and its importance for wellbeing among common massess, Public Forum– Sleep -A master key for healthy life with the theme of better sleep, better life, better planet was conducted. Panellists Dr Sushant Meshram Sleep Physician, Dr Nancy Collop Sleep Physician, Dr Vasundhara Bhat Dental Sleep Specialist , Dr Chaitnay Shembhekar Gynecologist, Dr Manjushri Giri, Pediatrician, Advocate Smita Sarode Social Scientist, Dr Dhote Social Scientist answered the queries of public related to all scientific and social issues related to Sleep. It was attended by 750 participants from all walk of life.

3.PRESS CONFERENCE:
Organised Press conference which was attended by national and state level media like Times of India,The Hitwada, Maharashtra times, Tarun Bharath, Punyanagri, Lokmath, Loksatta, Sakkal , Nav bahrat, Dainik Bhasker , Deshooniti, and Lokshahi Varta. All the print and electronic media gave wide coverage to importance of sleep with the theme of Better Sleep, Better life, Better Planet under special column of World Sleep Day in English Hindi and Marathi languages.

Location: Nagpur, India

Date of Activity: 08-03-2020

Submitted By: DR. SUSHANT H. MESHRAM