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Designation : Scientist C
Division : Clinical Sciences
Email ID : [email protected]
Area Of Interest : Epidemiology, Noncommunicable diseases and HIV, Mental health and its Social determinants, health care utilization and health seeking behaviour
Completed and Ongoing Projects
Awards and Honours

Awards & Honours

1.      Won Dr.Saroj Jha Best Paper Award  for “Study of Knowledge , Attitude and Awareness regarding Preconception and Prenatal Diagnostic Techniques Act among the pregnant women” III Annual Conference of Mumbai Branch of MCIAPSM, Mumbai, April 2008.

2.      Received ICMR MD/MS Financial Assistance for Dissertation in April 2012 for “Study of antenatal depression and its correlates among rural women in the field practice area of RMC, Loni.

3.      Participated in online Wiley Researcher Academy Program. Won Wiley Researcher Academy trophy in WRA’s “Learn and Win” contest.

Work Experience

Work Experience

Post Held



Scientist B

ICMR-National AIDS Research Institute, Pune, India

December 2016-till date

Assistant Professor  , Department of Community Medicine

LN Medical College and JK Hospital, Bhopal, India

August 2013 to September 2016

Post Graduate Resident / Tutor,  Department of Community Medicine

Rural Medical College, Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences, Loni, India.

May 2011- April 2013

Senior Research Fellow

ICMR-National Institute of Nutrition, ICMR,Hyderabad, India

Oct  2009 - August 2010

Resident Medical officer & Postgraduate Resident, Department of Community Medicine

Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College & General Hospital, Sion, Mumbai, India

May 2007 - June 2009

Assistant Lecturer,   Department of Pharmacology

Rural Medical College, Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences , Loni, India

June 2006 - April 2007

List of Grant Recieved

List of grants received


Title of Project


Funding Agency



Metabolic syndrome among People Living with HIV (PLH) attending ART centre at Pune, India: a cross-sectional study


1 year

ICMR- Chair in Epidemiology Grant

Principal Investigator


Depression and Anxiety before and after initiation of Dolutegravir based ART regimen among people living with HIV under the national AIDS control programme in Pune


1 year


Principal Investigator

Conference/Training/Workshop Attended

Workshops attended:


  1. Completed Training on GCLP by Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI Program) on 27 July 2021.
  2. Attended Webinar “Training-cum-awareness” program of ERMED resources Access / Download articles from NML-ERMED consortium 2021 organised by Cambridge University Press on 23 July 2021. End-User Awareness Session - 'Accessing Medicine Journals on Cambridge Core'.
  3. Attended training session: ERMED: Journals from OVID organized by Host: WoltersKluwer Health Learning, Research & Practice on 15 July 2021
  4. Completed Training on Protection of Human Subjects in Clinical Trials organized by IAVI on 23 June 2021.
  5. Completed Training on GCP/ICH Obligations of Sponsors, Monitors, and Investigators organized by IAVI on 22 June 2021.


  1. Attended the Scientific Manuscript Writing Workshop, scheduled on 16th– 17th June, 2021 organized by ICMR-National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis (NIRT), Chennai.


  1. Attended the webinar on MMC COVID SUMMIT - A Comprehensive Webinar on Covid by Experts : The Current Scenario & Future Preparedness conducted on 29th & 30th May 2021


  1. Attended Online ‘One Health and Antimicrobial Resistance Webinar’ on 27 May 2021.


  1. Attended Online International Symposium & Workshop One Health in India: Research informing biosafety, preparedness and response on 12 April 2021


  1. As a part of World Health Day 2021, attended webinar on ‘Mental Health Issues in COVID Pandemic’ through visual platform on 7th April 2021.


  1. Attended 22nd Annual Maharashtra State Joint Conference of IAPSM & IPHA-2021. Theme: COVID-19 Pandemic: An Eye Opener for Strengthening of Public Health on 3-4 April 2021.
  2. Attended ICMR- Elsevier Publishing Webinar- Tips from the Editors” webinar on 30 March 2021.
  3. Attended 22nd Annual Maharashtra State Joint Conference of IAPSM&IPHA-2021. Theme: COVID-19 Pandemic: An Eye Opener for Strengthening of Public Health in April 2021.


  1. Attended webinar on Communicable Diseases & Innovative Public Health Interventions organized by ICMR-NARI on 12th December 2020. (As a part of India International Science Festival Curtain Raiser Webinar.  ICMR- Health Research Conclave 2020).


  1. Completed the 'Medical officer-ART Specialist Induction Course' online course organized by the National AIDS Control Organization (NACO), New Delhi under its Blended Clinical Training Project in December 2020.
  2. Delivered lecture on ‘Natural history of HIV’ for MSc Virology students at ICMR-NARI, Pune on 22 October 2020. Involved in assessment of MSc Virology activity and MSc Virology assignments.
  3. Attended DMIMS Webinar “Grant opportunities Disruptive innovations in a COVID world" on 10 October 2020.
  4. Completed CITI course certificate on Good Clinical Practice on 1 October 2020.
  5. Attended Seminar on ‘Gandhi’s Perspective in relevance to Health Crisis’ as a part of Celebration of Gandhi and Health @ 150 and
    The International Dayof Non-
  6. Attended CME on ‘Cancer Update for primary care physicians’ organized by Indian Medical Association, Pune on 2 February 2020.
  7. Attended ‘Biosafety training’ at on 20th August 2019 at ICMR-NARI, Pune.


  1. Participated in the workshop on “Ethical Guidance for Biomedical Research” in association with ICMR Bioethics Unit, NCDIR, Bangaloreon 17th and 18th January 2019 at ICMR-NARI, Pune.



  1. Participated in the Health Technology assessment (HTA) Health Economics Training Workshop on behalf of department of Health Research (DHR), Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India from 8-13th May 2017 at Sri Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.


  1. Participated First Induction Training on Research methods and research administration for ICMR Scientists at National Institute of Epidemiology (NIE), Chennai from 3-7 April 2017.



  1. Participated training program on Epi-Info software organized by National Institute of Virology (NIV) from 16-19 January 2017.
  2. Attended and actively participated in the 3rd In-house Workshop on Basic Medical Education Technology conducted at LN Medical College, Bhopal from 11-13 November 2014.


  1. Development and Evaluation of Complex Health Care Interventions, Goa, India during 7th -11th November 2011.


Number of Publications : 25
List of Publications

List of Publications

  1. Raja SriswanMamidi, PallaviShidhaye, KV Radhakrishna, JJ Babu, P Sudhershan Reddy. Pattern of Growth Faltering and Recovery in Under-5 Children in India using WHO Growth Standards— a Study on First and Third National Family Health Surveys. Indian Pediatrics.2011;48:855-60.
  2. Shidhaye PR, Giri PA, Nagaonkar SN, Shidhaye RR. Prevalence of anemia in the postnatal women at a tertiary care teaching hospital in Mumbai. J Med NutrNutraceut 2012;1:54-7.
  3. Shidhaye PR, Giri PA, Nagaonkar SN, Shidhaye RR. Study of knowledge and attitude regarding Prenatal Diagnostic Techniques Act among the pregnant women at a tertiary care teaching hospital in Mumbai. J Edu Health Promot 2012;1:36.

4.      Shidhaye PR, Shidhaye RR. Regression Analysis in Mental Health Research: Concept and Interpretation. Archives of Indian Psychiatry 2012;14(1):51-59.

5.      Phalke DB, Phalke VD, Giri PA, Shidhaye PR. Retrospective Study of Various Animal’s Bites at District Hospital in Maharashtra. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology 2012; 5(3):127-130.

  1. Shidhaye PR, Nagaonkar SN, Shidhaye RR.  Study of Utilization of maternal health care services by rural women in tertiary care teaching hospital at Mumbai. Indian Medical Gazette 2014; CXLVIII (2):74-8.

7.      Shidhaye PR, Giri PA. Maternal depression: A hidden burden in developing countries. Ann Med Health Sci Res 2014;4:463-5.

8.      Shidhaye PR & Giri PA. Domestic violence during pregnancy. Int J Community Med Public Health2014; 1(1): 1-3.

9.      Palve NN, Shidhaye PR, Chaturvedi RM, Pandit DD, Giri PA. Study of morbidity pattern and occupational hazards in sweepers working at a Municipal teaching hospital in Mumbai. Int J Community Med Public Health2014; 1(1): 24-30.

10.  Dr.ShashwatiNema, Ms.Akansha Singh, Dr.KiranTripathi, Dr.PallaviShidhaye, Dr. Ashok Kumar Dhanvijay. Biomedical Waste Management: A Study of Knowledge, Practices and Attitude among Health Care Personnel at a Tertiary Care Hospital in Bhopal, Central India. JMSCR May 2015;3(5): 5844-5855.

11.  Shidhaye PR, Giri PA, Shidhaye RR. HIV/ Tuberculosis Co-Infection: Indian Perspective.  Int J Educ Res Health Sci 2015;1(1): 64-8.

12.  Raghuwanshi S, Agarwal R, Raghuwansh SK, Shidhaye PR Correlation between ocular-surface disease index questionnaire, tear film break-up time and schirmer tests for evaluation of the tear film in patients of dry eye syndrome. Int J Med Res Rev 2016;4(3):309-313.

13.  Shidhaye PR, Giri PA, Shidhaye RR. Determinants and Prevention of Gender Preference among Pregnant Women in India: An Updated Review. Int J Educ Res Health Sci 2016;2(1): 3-10.

14.  Ahirwar RK, Shidhaye PR, Ekka IJ, Saxena DM. Study of knowledge and willingness regarding eye donation among medical students of a tertiary care teaching hospital of Central India.Int J Community Med Public Health2016; 3(9): 2363-2368.

15.  Jain M, Vijayvargiya M, Shidhaye PR. Sexual dimorphism in ratio of second and fourth phalanges and metacarpals: A retrospective study. Int J Med Res Rev2016;4(8):1298-1301.

16.  EkkaIJ, ShidhayePR, SaxenaDM, Bankwar V. Treatment seeking behaviour and factors associated with its delay among newly-diagnosed pulmonary tuberculosis patients in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. Epidemiology International 2016;1(2)

17.  Shidhaye PShidhaye RPhalke V. Association of gender disadvantage factors and gender preference with antenatal depression in women: a cross-sectional study from rural Maharashtra. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. 2017 Jun;52(6):737-748.

18.  Patil A, Jaiprakash H, Kale S, Shidhaye P. Perception and knowledge of medical students with different teaching learning activities in pharmacology in a Malaysian University: A comparative study. Indian Journal of Public Health Research and Development  2018; 9(10):1002.

19.  Ghate M, Zirpe S, Shidhaye P, Gurav S, Rao A, Verma V, Bamrotiya M, Sachdeva KS, Gupta RS, Gangakhedkar R. A Retrospective Study of Characteristics of HIV Infected Individuals Opting Out from Antiretroviral Treatment under National Programme. J Krishna Inst Med Science Univ. 2019 Jul-Sep; 8(3):19-26.

20.  Jaiprakash H, Patil A, Kale S, Shidhaye P. Knowledge, Attitude and Practices on Antimicrobial Resistance and Usage Among Medical Students in A Malaysian Medical University. International Journal of Online and Biomedical Engineering.2020 Jan:16 (1):116-122.

21.  Ghate M, Shidhaye P, Deoraj P. Mitigating Risk of COVID-19 Transmission at Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) Centres in India. J Krishna Inst Med Sci Univ 2020; 9(3):107-110.

22.  Shidhaye R, Madhivanan P, Shidhaye P, Krupp K. An Integrated Approach to Improve Maternal Mental Health and Well-Being During the COVID-19 Crisis. Front Psychiatry. 2020 Nov 24;11:598746. 

23.  Ghate MV, Shidhaye PR, Ghadhe KR, Gurav SG, Deoraj P. Knowledge, attitude and practices towards COVID-19 among people living with HIV in Pune, India: a crosssectional study. Int J Res Med Sci 2021;9:1458-65.

24.  Ghate M, Gogate P, Phadke S, Shaikh G, Shidhaye P, Gurav S, Gadhe K, Bhusnawar M, Mane A, Panda S. Ocular manifestations and refractive errors among people living with HIV in Pune, India: a cross-sectional study. J Int Med Res. 2021 Jul;49(7):3000605211026814.

25.  Shidhaye P, Lokhande N, Kulkarni S, Gurav S, Deoraj P, Ghate M. Virological failure among HIV infected individuals on antiretroviral therapy in Pune, India: a cross-sectional study. Int J Adv Med 2021;8:1193-200.