Dr Sanghamitra Pati

Dr Sanghamitra Pati heads ICMR’s Regional Medical Research Centre (RMRC) at Bhubaneswar. Dr Pati has focused on prevention of chronic diseases, and health management in primary care settings. Her work has received acknowledgement in both national and international level. In 2020, she received the Devi Award from the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Odisha for her extraordinary contributions to cutting-edge Public Health Research.
Heading RMRC, Bhubaneswar, which is one of the leading institutes for Covid-19 research in Odisha, she has also led serosurveillance studies in the states of Odisha, Chhattisgarh, and Jharkhand. A serological survey is conducted to assess the prevalence of a disease in a society or population to see if people have developed antibodies against a virus.

The situation poses an enormous challenge for leaders across the world, but Dr Sanghamitra Pati leads the team effectively, protects the health and safety of their teammates and helps to tide over the COVID-19 pandemic.