PREVENT IT Team

A team of individuals with sheer grit, passion and dedication is responsible for the successful implementation of a project. PREVENT IT proudly presents its core team that works dedicately to make the project a huge success. The Geographical spread of the consortium partners in India include Agartala, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Kochi, Manipal, Pune & Tirupati and in Europe include Lisbon, Maastricht, Milan and Riga. The coordination and cooperation from all the members is the force behind the workshops, webinars, expert talks, the news updations, etc. Basically, anything and everything that you witness on our social media platforms and this intensively informative website.

Team Members

Dr. Helmut Brand

PREVENT IT Co-coordinator, Head of the Department of International Health, Jean Monnet Chair in European Public Health – Maastricht University

Ms. Olga Gershuni

Researcher, Department of International Health – Maastricht University

Dr. Kiranjeet Kaur

PREVENT IT Coordinator and Associate Researcher,
Chitkara Spaak Centre for Multidisciplinary European Studies, Assistant Professor – Chitkara School of Health Sciences, Chitkara University

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Mr. Stefano Greco

Founder Director, Chitkara Spaak Centre for Multidisciplinary European Studies – Chitkara University

Ms. Varnika Sharma

PREVENT IT Project Manager, Chitkara Spaak Centre for Multidisciplinary European Studies – Chitkara University

Dr. Meenakshi Sood

Dean, Doctoral Research Centre Chitkara School of Health Sciences – Chitkara University 

Dr. Preethi John

Director, Chitkara Global Health Institute – Chitkara University

Dr. Kanishka Hrishi Das

Assistant professor, Allied Health Sciences, Chitkara School of Health Sciences – Chitkara University

Dr. Sunil Saroj

PREVENT IT Co-coordinator, Associate Professor,  Symbiosis School of Biological Sciences – Symbiosis International (Deemed University)

Ms. Riya Joshi

PREVENT IT Associate Researcher, Symbiosis School of Biological Sciences – Symbiosis International (Deemed University)

Dr. Vinay Rale

Director, Symbiosis School of Biological Sciences – Symbiosis International (Deemed University)

Dr. Anuradha Vaidya

Deputy Director, Symbiosis School of Biological Sciences – Symbiosis International (Deemed University)

Dr. Ram Kulkarni

Associate Professor, Symbiosis School of Biological Sciences – Symbiosis International (Deemed University)

Dr. Himanshu Sekhar Pradhan

PREVENT IT Co-coordinator, Associate Professor, School of Public Health – KIIT Deemed to be University

Mr. Jyoti Prakash

PREVENT IT Associate Researcher, KIIT School of Public Health – KIIT deemed to be University

Dr. Sudhir Kumar Satpathy

Director, School of Public Health – KIIT Deemed to be University

Dr. Sanjeev K. Singh

PREVENT IT Co-coordinator, Chief of Medical Services, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences – Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

Dr. Dona Boban

PREVENT IT Associate Researcher 
Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences – Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

Dr. Nandita Sashindran

Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology, Amrita School of Medicine – Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

Dr. Sangita Sudhir

Research fellow, ICMR CDC National Task Force project, Amrita Institute for Medical Sciences – Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

Dr. Prakash Narayanan

PREVENT IT Co-coordinator, Associate Professor, Prasanna School of Public Health – Manipal Academy of Higher Education

Dr. Rakshitha K.

PREVENT IT Associate Researcher, Prasanna School of Public Health – Manipal Academy of Higher Education 

Dr. Rahul Sheshan Clare

Executive Assistant to the Director, Coordinator of Robert Bosch Center for Health, Applied Research and Technology, Prasanna School of Public Health – Manipal Academy of Higher Education

Mr. Sujit Ghosh

PREVENT IT Co-coordinator, Assistant Director, Voluntary Health Association of  Tripura 

Dr. Sreelekha Ray

Executive Director, Voluntary Health Association of  Tripura 

Mr. Joydeep Bhusan

Coordinator, Voluntary Health Association of Tripura 

Mr. Muni Mohan

PREVENT IT Co-coordinator, Founder, Rural Institute for People Enlightenment

Dr. Romans Putans

Head of the Department of International Business and Economics – Faculty of European Studies,   Riga Stradins University

Dr. Lauma Springe

Assistant professor, Department of Public health and Epidemiology Researcher – Institute of Public Health, Rīga Stradiņš university

Ms. Elīna Vrobļevska

Lecturer, Head of programme “International Relations – European Studies” – Rīgas Stradiņa University

Mr. Ricardo Baptista Leite

PREVENT IT Co-coordinator – Head, Institute of Health Sciences, Catholic University of Portugal

Dr. Joana Lopes Camilo

Executive Director Creating Health – Institute of Health Sciences, Catholic University of Portugal

Dr. Carlos Palos

Consultant on Internal Medicine – Institute of Health Sciences, Catholic University of Portugal

Dr. Paola Minghetti

PREVENT IT Co-coordinator, Professor – Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Milan

Dr. Francesca Clerici

Associate Professor – Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Milan

Dr. Alfonso Zecconi

Professor, Department of Biological, Surgical and Dental Sciences – One Health Unit, University of Milan