Departmental Publications (last 5 years)

Total Publications: 57

Sr. No. Title of Paper Authors Journal Details (with ISSN/ISBN/ PMCID number) Indexing (PubMed/ PMC/SCOPUS/UGC care list/DOAJ/ Medline/SCI/ Expanded Embase/Index Copernicus/Any other) National/ International
1 Health profile of Mumbai police personnel: A cross sectional study Dr. Balaji Almale,

Dr. Seema S Bansode-Dr. Gokhe Sudam Suryawanshi,, Dr. Ashok Vankudre, Dr. Vrushali  Pawar, Dr. Rupali  Patil.

Indian Journal of Forensic and Community Medicine, Index Copernicus, J-Gate, Google Scholar, Academia.Edu, Crossref, Road National
2 An Epidemiological Study of Occupational Stress Factors in Mumbai Police Personnel Dr. Balaji Almale Dr. Ashok J. Vankudre Dr. Seema S.Bansode- Gadakh, Dr. Vrushali Pawar Indian Journal of Occupational and Environment EMBASE/ Excerpta Medica, ESCI, Index Copernicus, Indian Science Abstracts, IndMed, MedInd, PubMed Central,  SCOPUS, Web of Science National


3 Microteaching in Medical Education Dr. Preeti Bajaj, Dr. Mrunal Patil, Dr. Balaji Almale MVPJMS

(MVP Journal of Medical Sciences

Index Copernicus, J-Gate plus, i-scholar, Google scholar National
4 Study of perception and help seeking behaviour in parents of the children suffering from psychiatric disorder: a community based cross-sectional study. Dr. Rakesh Patil, Dr. Nagaonkar SN, Dr. Shah NB, Dr. Bhat TS, Dr. Balaji Almale, Dr. Shriram Gosavi, Dr. Amit Gujrathi. The Journal of Medical Research (JMR) Index Copernicus International
5 Hygiene Practices and Sexual Acticity associated with Urinary Tract Infection in Rural Pregnant Women, Nagpur, India SS Thakre, SS Dhakne, SB Thakre, SN Ughade Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology, Jan-Mar 2015, 33(1); p:177-178 PubMed Medline, SCOPUS, IndMed, EMBASE, Baidu scholar, CNKI, HINARI, DOAJ National
6 Item Analysis Of MCQ’s And Correlation Between Difficulty Index, Discrimination Index And Distracter Efficiency In A Formative Examination In Community Medicine Supriya Dhakne-Palwe, Amit Gujarathi, Balaji Almale. Journal of Research in Medical Education & Ethics, Vol.5, Issue-3 P:254-259 Index Copernicus, ISA, EBSCO Discovery, J-Gate, Indian Citation Index, SUMMON (ProQuest) International
7 Awareness and practices about menstrual hygiene and its impact among migrant adolescent girls of Dera: a community based cross-sectional study from Nashik (Maharashtra). Shriram Gosavi, Balaji Almale, Amit Gujarathi, Ashok Vankundre, Supriya Dhakne, Rakesh Patil, Mahesh Mahale, Pratima Borade, Sunita Pawar. International Journal of Scientific Reports Jun;1(2):123-126 Medline, SCOPUS, IndMed, EMBASE, Baidu scholar, CNKI, HINARI, DOAJ International
8 Attitudes and Perceptions of Medical Undergraduates towards mobile learning (M-learning) Rakesh Patil, Balaji Almale, Mrunal Patil, Supriya Dhakne, Anuradha Patil JCDR, 2016 October; 10(10):JC06-JC10 PubMed Index Copernicus, DOAJ, HINARI, ISA, EBSCO Host International
9 Assessment of quality of life and its associated factors among people living with HIV/AIDS Supriya Dhakne Palwe, Shivani Dargar, Pratik S. Tawri HIV & AIDS Review

2018; 17, 2: 134-141

SCOPUS, EMBASE, Index Copernicus, J-Gate, DOAJ, ARIANTA, RERO International
10 A Study on Food Handlers’ Knowledge and Practices of Personal Hygiene during Kumbh Mela, 2015-16 at Nashik, India


Dr. Balaji Almale, Dr. Sudha Ayyar, Dr. Supriya Dhakne-Palwe, Dr. Rakesh Patil National Journal of Community Medicine

Volume 9, Issue 5, Page 351-356, 2018

EBSCO, Index Copernicus, IndMEDICA, CAB Abstract, Global Health National
11 Higher cognitive domain assessment in the subject of Community Medicine: Perceptions of faculty and students Dr. Supriya Dhakne, Dr. Balaji Almale, Dr. Rakesh Patil MVP Journal of Medical Sciences Index Copernicus, J-Gate plus, i-scholar, Google scholar National
12 Prevalence of MDR TB at a Regional Drug Resistant TB centre of Maharashtra Dr. Gauri Kulkarni, Dr. Supriya Dhakne-Palwe Indian Journal of Respiratory care Vol.9 (1),p:30-33, 2020 DOAJ, Index Copernicus, EBSCO, HINARI, Baidu scholar, CNKI National
13 Evaluation of Janani Surksha Yojana (JSY) in Non-tribal Block of Nashik District of Maharashtra Ashok J Vankudre, Almale Balaji D, Tryambake Rajendra Journal of Preventive Medicine and Holistic Health, July-December 2015;1(2):96-98 Index Copernicus National
14 Structured Oral Examination as an Assessment Tool for Third Year Indian MBBS Undergraduates in Community Medicine Ashok Jaykumar Vankudre, Balaji Digember Almale, Mrunal Suresh Patil  ,Abhijeet Madhukar Patil MVP Journal of Medical Sciences , Jaunary 2016; Vol 3 (1): 33-36 Open J Gate, i-Scholar, Index Copernicus National
15 Assessment of respiratory health profile in cooks of roadside Dhaba’s (diner) around the national highway of Nashik district Bharat Sunil Sharma, Ashok Jaykumar Vankudre Journal of Preventive Medicine and Holistic Health, July-December, 2018;4(2):57-60 Index Copernicus National
16 Prevalence of HIV infection among Persons attending integrated Counseling and Testing Centre, Ambajogai. Madkar S.S, Nilekar S.L., Vankudre A.J. National Journal of Community Medicine; Vol 2 Issue 2 July-Sept 2011: 213-15 DOAJ, Open J-Gate, IndMEDICA, CAB Abstract, Global Health New Jour WHO – HINARI, Medical Journals Links, Index Copernicus International National
17 A Descriptive Study on Patients of Papulosquamous Lesion at Tertiary Care  Institute S. D. Chavhan, S. V. Mahajan, A. J. Vankudre MVP Journal of Medical Sciences, Vol 1(1), January 2014: 30–35 Open J Gate, i-Scholar, Index Copernicus National
18 Descriptive Study of the Hematological Parameters with Special Reference to the Total Leucocyte and Platelet Count in Cases of Malaria in all age Groups P. Fotedar, S. S. Rairikar, A. J. Vankudre, S. V. Mahajan MVP Journal of Medical Sciences, Vol 1(1), January 2014; 36–41. Open J Gate, i-Scholar, Index Copernicus National
19 Comparative Assessment of Severity of Dyselectrolytaemia  (Sodium and Potassium) in Cerebral Infarction and Cerebral Hemorrhage Surekha Tushar Nemade, Mrunal Suresh Patil, Rajendra Annasaheb Chaudhari, Ashok J. Vankudre MVP Journal of Medical Sciences, Vol 3(1), 25-27, January 2016 Open J Gate, i-Scholar, Index Copernicus National
20 Health Profile of Mumbai Police Personnel: A Cross Sectional Study Balaji Digamber Almale, Seema S Bansode-Gokhe, Sudam Rambhau Suryawanshi, Ashok Jaykumar Vankudre, Vrushali Kashinath Pawar, Rupali Bhalchandra Patil Indian Journal of Forensic and Community Medicine, April – June 2015;2(2):87-90


Open J Gate, Google Scholar, Index Copernicus National
21 Impact of ‘Community based Diabetic patient education’ on glycaemic status, life style and self care practices among type 2 diabetes patients in an urban slum of Mumbai, India. Gujrathi Amit , Dhakne Supriya, Almale Balaji , Mahale Mahesh ,Vankudre Ashok ,Gosavi Shriram International Journal of Interdisciplinary and Multidisciplinary Studies (IJIMS), 2014, Vol 1, No.6, 279-287 Directory of Open Access Scholarly Resources,Jour Informatics ,Chemical Abstracts Service or CAS (USA) databases , Universitätsbibliothek Leipzig (Leipzig University Library), International
15 Serum Electrolyte Levels in Cerebrovascular Accidents at a Tertiary Care Hospital – A Case Control Study Surekha Tushar Nemade, Mrunal Suresh Patil, Rajendra Annasaheb Chaudhari, Ashok Jaykumar Vankudre MVP Journal of Medical Sciences, Vol 2(1), 1–3, January-June 2015


Open J Gate, i-Scholar, Index Copernicus National
22. Preparation of Blue Prints for Formative Theory Assessment of Undergraduate Medical Students in Community Medicine Amit P. Gujarathi, Supriya Dhakne-Palwe, Rakesh N. Patil, Pratima Borade-Gedam, Mahesh S. Mahale, Shriram V. Gosavi, Ashok J. Vankudre, Balaji D. Almale, Sunita Pawar-Bhalerao MVP Journal of Medical Sciences, Vol 2(2), 100-103, July-December 2015.


Open J Gate, i-Scholar, Index Copernicus National
23 Risk Factors Determinants for Prognosis of Stroke Patients in Tertiary Care Institute Gouri Diwan, Anand Diwan, Pradip Barde, Ashok Vankudre, Akshay Bhagat, Mrunal Patil MVP Journal of Medical Sciences, Vol 5(1), 92–95, January-June 2018 Open J Gate, i-Scholar, Index Copernicus National
24. Antimicrobial activity of probiotics against endodontic pathogens:- A preliminary study Bohora AA, Kokate SR, Khedkar S, Vankudre A Indian J Med Microbiol 2019;37:5-11 PubMed/ MEDLINE (National Library of Medicine, USA), Science Citation Index Expanded (Thomson Reuters, USA) National
25 Utilization of intranatal care services in urban slums of Nanded city Sunita P Pawar1 , Geeta Pardeshi MedPulse International Journal of Community Medicine, Print ISSN: 2579-0862, Online ISSN: 2636-4743, Volume 10, Issue 1, April 2019 pp 01-06 Index Copernicus, Portico, Crossref, Worldcat, Dimensions, Scilit, Open Access, Euro pub International
26 Utilization of Antenatal Care Services in Urban Slums of Nanded City Sunita P. Pawar, Geeta S. Pardeshi , Shriram Gosavi The Journal of Medical Research 2019; 5(2): 69-73 Index Copernicus, Berlin Social Sciences Center, Ulrich’s International Periodical Directory, Google Scholar, Indian Science, PubsHub, University of the Saarland, Saarbrücken (Germany), Libraries Directory International
27 Study of the prevalence and risk factors of treatment non-compliance among elderly diabetic patients in Majmaah, KSA Syed Meraj Ahmed, Waqas M Sami, Hammam Fahad Alkanhal, Abdulelah Naif Alenzi, Wael Shaman Alotaibi, Khalid Ayidh Alotaibi and Ali Abdullah Almshafi. Annals of Medical Health Sciences and Research, 2020:10; 794-798 ESCI

PubMed Central

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28 Students Perception of Teaching Methodologies Practiced in an Academic Institution in Majmaah, Saudi Arabia: A Unified Perspective. Ghaffar U. B, Ahmed S. M, Faraz A, Salar B. M. K. M, Hussain S, Khan M. N. Bioscience Biotechnology Research Communications. 2019;12(3). ESCI National
29 Assessment of the Quality of Life among Diagnosed Hypertensive Patients Attending Primary Health Centers in Majmaah, Saudi Arabia. Syed Meraj Ahmed, RaedJarallahAlmuqhim, HammamFahadAlkanhal, and Ahmed AmmarAlalem. International Journal of Medical Research & Health Sciences, 2019, 8(5): 96-102 ESCI National
30 A study of basic knowledge of epilepsy among male medical student at Majmaah University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia in 2018. AnasSaadAlsaab, Ahmad Nueva Almutairy, Syed Meraj Ahmed, Abdullah AyidhAlotaibi, Hamad Abdullah Alsheikh, Khalid AyidhAlotaibi. International Journal of Medical and Health Research. Volume 4; Issue 10; October 2018; Page No. 116-120 Index Copernicus National
31 KAP study on the dietary pattern among regular gym members in Majmaah, Saudi Arabia. Syed Meraj Ahmed, Eyad Mohammed Alodhaydan, Ahmad HamadAlhammad, Sami SulimanAlabdulqadir, AbdulazizAbdulrahmanAlhassan, Mohammed DahamAlrafedi. Panacea Journal of Medical Sciences, May-August, 2018;8(2):83-87 Index Copernicus National
32 A study of the prevalence of low back pain and associated risk factors among surgical staff in Sudair area, Saudi Arabia. Saad Abbas Aldawsari, Ahmed HamadAlhammad, AsimDyab Salem Alanazi, Nashminawaf Al-Rashidi, ElsadigYousif Mohamed, Syed Meraj Ahmed International Journal of Medical Research Professional, 2018 May; 4(3); 33-37 Index Copernicus National
33 A study of work stress and risk of cardiovascular diseases among employees of Majmaah university, Majmaah, Saudi Arabia. Ahmad Nueva AlMutairy, Dr. Syed Meraj Ahmed, AnasSaadAlsaab, Abdullah AyidhAlotaibi, TurkiMehesinAlharbi, Nawaf Mohammed Alduwayhis, Abdullah AbdulsalamAlrohaili, and Wael Shaman Alotaibi. World Journal of Pharmaceutical Research, Vol 7, Issue 4, 2018
34 A study of child abuse trend in Saudi Arabia-A review update. Ghaffar UB, Ahmad M, Faraz A Ahmad Indian Journal of Forensic and Community Medicine, 2018;5(1):8-12. Index Copernicus National
35 A study of the psychological impact of acne among male medical student in Majmaah University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 2017 AnasSaadAlsaab, Dr. Syed Meraj Ahmed, MD, Ahmad Nueva Almutairy, Abdullah AyidhAlotaibi, Mohammed AbdulrahmanAlhassan, RayanSaadAlsaab, Wael Shaman Alotaibi, and Nawaf Razhan Alsubaie. World Journal of Pharmaceutical Research,  Vol 7, Issue 3, 2018 Index Copernicus International
36 A Study on the Prevalence of Allergic Skin Disorders among Students of Majma’ah University, Majmaah, Saudi Arabia. Bader Ahmed Aldahash, Syed Meraj Ahmed, Kawther Abdulla Alsadady, Fahad Salman Alshanabah, Ibrahim Mohammad Almutairi. International Journal of Medical Research Professional, 2018 Jan; 4(1); 187-93 Index Copernicus National
37 A study of the prevalence of risk factors for diabetes and hypertension among school children in Majmaah, Saudi Arabia. Syed Meraj Ahmed, Mohammed A Al-Mansour. Journal of Public Health Research, 2017; 6:829 ESCI, PubMed, Scopus International
38 Opinion of healthcare professionals in the usage of social media for patient care in Majmaah, Saudi Arabia. Syed Meraj Ahmed, Faisal AlhumaidiAlrumais, ThamerFahad A Sallum, MeshalMunahi D Almutairi, Abdullah SaifaldeenAlsubhi, Ahmed AbdulazizAlabdulkarim; International Journal of Public Health Sciences, Vol 6, No 1: March 2017 Scopus International
39 Medical Students’ Opinion Toward the Application of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Healthcare. Syed Meraj Ahmed, Mohammed A. Al‑Mansour, Elsadig Y. Mohamed, Khalid A. Medani, Sawsan M. Abdalla, Waqas S. Mahmoud. Saudi Journal of Medicine & Medical Sciences; 2017;5:20-5. PubMed International
40 Medical barriers, different modalities of Complementary And Alternative Medicine (CAM) to be used by medical students’, 2015. Sawsan M. Abdalla, Mohamed A. Al Mansour, Elsadig Y. Mohamed, Syed A. Meraj, Khalid A. Medani, and Waqas S. Mohamed. World Journal of Pharmacy And Pharmaceutical Sciences; Vol 5, Issue 8, 2016; 223 – 230 Index Copernicus International
41 Breast cancer awareness and breast self-examination among future female university graduates: comparison between medical and non-medical students. ElsadigYousif Mohamed*, Waqas Sami, Abdullah AtallahAlenezi, Abdulrahman Mubarak Almutairi, Ahmad Khalid Alsalboud, Khalid Mohammad Alhusainy, Mohammad AwadhAlmutairi, Syed Meraj Ahmed, Khalid AltohamiMedani. Mohammed Abdullah Al Mansour, Mansour KhatirAlzahrani, TalalShakhsAlghamdi, Fahad Bin Mohamed Alfhaid, Tahir Ansari. International Journal of Research and Medical Sciences. 2016 Mar;4(3):685-689 Index Copernicus International
42 A Review of the Frequency of Medical Error in Saudi Arabia: An Emerging Concern. Usama Bin Ghaffar, Syed Meraj Ahmed, Ali Faraz. Journal of Evidence-based Medicine and Healthcare, Volume 2, Issue 52, November 30, 2015 Index Copernicus National
43 A review of road traffic accident in Saudi Arabia: the neglected epidemic. U B Ghaffar, Ahmed S M. Indian Journal of Forensic and Community Medicine, 2015;2(4):242-6 Index Copernicus National
44 “An assessment of the Learning Mode Preference of Undergraduate Medical Students of MotiLal Nehru Medical College, Allahabad,” Dr. KhwajaMohd. Amir, Dr. Raj Bahadur Kamal, Dr. Syed Ahmed Meraj, Dr. Mohammed RehanAsad, Dr. KhursheedParveen, Dr. Mohammad Yusuf. International Journal of Advance Research and Innovative Ideas In Education, Volume 1 – issue 4. (2015) Page 476-485 CSIR

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A Study of Risk Factors for Diabetes & Hypertension among Expatriate Workers in Majmaah City, Saudi Arabia.


Syed Meraj Ahmed · Waqas Sami · Hani Alanazi · TurkiAljarbaa · SulimanAlkhamis · Almutiri Faisal.


International Journal of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, June 2015, Volume 4 Issue 2, 104 – 114

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46 Satisfaction, self-use, and perception of medical students in Majmaah University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, towards Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Mohamed A. Al Mansour, Elsadig Y. Mohamed, Sawsan M. Abdallab, Khalid A. Medani, Waqas S. Mahmoud, and Syed A. Meraj. Journal of Taibah University Medical Sciences, 2015 Mar 1;10(1):74-8. ESCI,


47 Study of perception and help seeking behavior among parents for their children with psychiatric disorder: a community based cross-sectional study Rakesh Narayan Patil, S. N. Nagaonkar, Nilesh B Shah, T. S. Bhat, Balaji Almale, Shriram G The Journal of Medical Research, 2016;2(1):8-12 International
48 A Cross-sectional Study of Common Psychiatric Morbidity in Children Aged 5 to 14 Years in an Urban Slum Rakesh N. Patil, Shashikant N. Nagaonkar, Nilesh B. Shah, and Tushar S. Bhat Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care (JFMPC). 2013 Apr; 2(2):164-8 National
49 A Cross-Sectional Study to Assess Respiratory, Eye and Ear Health Problems among Traffic Police Personnel in Nashik City Anirban Bandopadhyay, Shweta Bandopadhyay, Pushkar Lele, Rakesh N Patil Journal of Clinical &Diagnostic Research (JCDR); 2018Nov; 12(1011):OC01-OC05 International
50 Evaluation of Antioxidant Biomarkers in Uncontrolled Type 2 Diabetics’, PJ  Hisalkar, AB Patne, MM  Fawade, SV  Patil Published in International journal of pharmacy and biological sciences. Cross ref, DOI, WAME(World Association of Medical Editors) International
51 ‘Alterations in Antioxidant Enzyme Status with Lipid Peroxidation inβ thalassemia major patients’ A. B. Patne1, P.J. Hisalkar, S.B. Gaikwad and S.V. Patil International Journal of Pharmacy & Life sciences. (IJPLS) Google Scholar(e-Google), Index Copernicus, Europe (Journal ID-5369), EBSCO International
52 Study of Platelet Count and Platelet Indices in Neonatal Sepsis Tertiary Care Institute Tripti K. Karne, Deepa D. Joshi1, Umesh Zile and Sunil Patil MVP Journal of Medical Sciences Index Copernicus , i-Scholar, Google Scholar , J-Gate National
53 To Study of the Effect of Melatonin on Noradrenalin Mediated Behavioural Responses after Electroconvulsive Shock (ECS) Administration Jeetendra Singh, Tushar C. Baheti and Sunil Patil MVP Journal of Medical Sciences Index Copernicus , i-Scholar, Google Scholar , J-Gate National
54 Effect of Compliance Therapy for Antipsychotic Medication Adherence in People with Schizophrenia at Tertiary Care Institute Akshay Bhagat, Aman Upaganlawar*, Chandrashekhar Upasani, Pradip Barde, Mahesh Bhirud, Ashok Vankudre, Sunil Patil MVP Journal of Medical Sciences Index Copernicus , i-Scholar, Google Scholar , J-Gate National
55 Sputum Characteristics Among “Chillum” Smoking ‘Sadhus’ of Kumbh Mela Sushama Dugad, Pankaj Bhandare, Gauri Kulkarni, Sunil Patil MVP Journal of Medical Sciences Index Copernicus , i-Scholar, Google Scholar , J-Gate National
56 To assess the impairment of force expiratory lung functions due to obesity in adults Bhagawat Shinde, Phatale, Sunil Patil International journal of contemporary medical research Cross Reference
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57 A sociodemographic profile of inmates of an old age home in North Maharashtra Rambadan Phoolchand Chauhan1, Sunil Vitthalrao Patil International Journal of Community Medicine and Public Health | Index Copernicus (ICV 2018: 100.00, ICV 2017: 100.00, ICV Index Medicus for South-East Asia Region (WHO)
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