Saroj Kanta Mishra
Saroj Kanta Mishra works as a Fulltime Professor and the Head of Endocrine Surgery at Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS), Lucknow, India. Born in 1956 in Cuttack, Mishra did his B.S. degree in medicine (1978) at Medical College, Berhampur and an M.S. degree in General Surgery (1983) at Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh. He joined as a faculty member SGPGI, Lucknow in 1989 and was instrumental in setting up academic department of endocrine surgery. Since then, he has been heading the department, steering the clinical, teaching, training, and research in this discipline. He developed a passion towards working with ICT in health care and education in developing country scenario and got involved in application oriented telemedicine research, development, and deployment projects since 1999. In addition, he is a Research Collaborator in various national and international e-health projects, a Member of the National Task Force on Telemedicine, a Member and Chair of various national e-health project review committees and ITU, WHO, and UN e-health expert. He has several research publications in the field in peer-reviewed medical journals and contributed chapters in three books. Instrumental in the establishment of Telemedicine Society of India at Lucknow in 2001 of which he is the current Secretary and has organized two national and two international conferences in telemedicine and e-health. Towards capacity building and creating an infrastructure and resources for training, research, domain support and industry interface, he has been successful in setting up a School of Telemedicine and Biomedical Informatics at SGPGI Campus with the support of Government of Uttar Pradesh which is now recognized as the National Resource Center in Telemedicine & Biomedical Informatics by DIT, MCIT, Government of India. Since its establishment it has trained WHO sponsored trainees from Maldives and is gearing up to meet the demand from the state governments.
Biography Updated on 14 April 2010