PARTHA SARATHI BASU

Head, Department of Gynecologic Onco logy
Officer in Charge, Preventive Oncology Division

Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute, Kolkata, India
MBBS Diploma in Gyn & Obst (DGO), MD Diplomate of National Board (DNB), Post-graduate Fellowship
       
  POSITIONS HELD AT PRESENT:
Officer in Charge, Preventive Oncology, Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute, Kolkata
Head, Department of Gynecological Oncology, Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute, Kolkata
In Charge, School for Cervical Cancer Prevention, Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute, Kolkata
Clinical Co-ordinator, Population Based Cancer Registry, Kolkata under National Cancer Registry Program (ICMR)
Member, Asian Cervical Cancer Prevention Advisory Board
Member, MSD Vaccines National Advisory Board

SPECIAL POSITIONS HELD:
Consultant to United Nations Population Fund, Cervical & Breast Cancer Screening Program, Bangladesh
Temporary Advisor to World Health Organization, SEARO, New Delhi
Temporary Advisor to World Health Organization, Geneva
Member, Cancer Prevention & Early Detection Group, National Task Force for formulating strategies for the National Cancer Control Program during 11th five year plan, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India
Member, Expert Committee on implementation strategies of Cervical Cancer Control Program in India, Ministry of Health & WHO, India
Member, Scientific Advisory Committee, Institute of Cytology & Preventive Oncology, New Delhi
Member, Project Review Committee, Indian Council for Medical Research, New Delhi
Member, Indian Council for Medical Research Subcommittee on Cervical Cancer Control
Convener, Oncology Committee, Federation of Obstetrics & Gynecological Societies of India (FOGSI) Vice President, Association of Gynecological Oncologists of India
Member of Expert Group in preparing a strategy paper on cancer by Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology
Course Director & Faculty of several training courses organized by International Agency for Research on Cancer, France
Visiting Professor, James Graham Brown Cancer Center, University of Louisville, Kentucky, US
Member, Materials Quality Assessment Board, Alliance for Cervical Cancer Prevention, Seattle, USA
Nodal Officer, Modified District Cancer Control Program, CNCI, a project under National Cancer Control Program
Examiner for PhD Degree examination, Utkal University

PREVIOUS APPOINTMENTS:
Clinical Assistant, Gynecologic Oncology, Hammersmith Hospital, London, October 1997 – October 1998
Specialist, Gynecologic Oncology, Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute, Calcutta, April 1996 – October 1997
Resident Surgeon, Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute, Calcutta, August 1994 – April 1996
Medical Officer, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, R. K. Sarada Mission Matribhavan, Calcutta, Feb 1994 - July 1994

HONORS:
‘Bharat Jyoti Award’ awarded by India International Friendship Society in 2008
Yamagiwa-Yoshida Memorial International Cancer Study Fellowship awarded by International Union Against Cancer (UICC) to pursue research work in cancer immunology at Graham Brown Cancer Center, Louisville, Kentucky in the year 2003.
Commonwealth Scholarships awarded by Commonwealth University, UK to pursue one year fellowship in Gynaecological Oncology in the year 1997.
UICC Travel Grant to attend World Cancer Congress in 2006 and 2008
University Honours in Surgery in MBBS examination, Calcutta University Second position in Surgery in Calcutta University in MBBS examination

SPECIAL TRAINING:
Post-Graduate Training In Gynaecologic Oncology, Imperial College School Of Medicine, London, UK
IARC Course on Cancer Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Training In Good Clinical Practice & International Conference on Harmonization Guidelines
CITI Course In The Protection Of Human Research Subjects, University Of Louisville, US
Training On Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA) [Modules On Privacy, Security, Privacy & Research], University Of Louisville, US

MEMBER OF FOLLOWING PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
UICC
Preventive Oncology International
International Society for Preventive Oncology
Asia-Oceania Research Organization on Genital Infection & Neoplasia (AOGIN)
Association of Gynecological Oncologists of India (AGOI)
Federation of Obstetrics & Gynecological Societies of India (FOGSI)
Indian Medical Association (IMA)