Member of Important International & National Expert & Advisory Boards, Groups & Associations
Member of Important International and National Expert and Advisory Boards, Groups and Associations
- Steering Committee, Magnuson’s Global Diabetes, Indo-US Consultative Group on Diabetes, 2007
- Expert, The Indo-US Task Force Meeting on Diabetes, San Francisco, June 6, 2008.
- Elsevier Advisory Board for Diabetes, India, 2007
- Expert, Global Meeting of Experts in Diabetes and Obesity, Boston, May, 2007
- Founding Member, Diabetes in Asia Study Group, 2007-
- Faculty, Indo-French Expert Group on Development of Novel Biomarkers, 2007
- Faculty, Indo-US (University of Minneapolis) Expert Group on Obesity, ICMR, 2006
- Honorary Member, Association of Physicians of India, UP, 2006
- Member, WHO Expert Committee on Childhood Obesity, Japan, June 2005-.
- Member, Expert Group on Non-communicable Diseases, World Health Organization Workshop on Non-Communicable Diseases, November, New Delhi, 2001-.
- Academic and Scientific Advisor and Governing Body Member, Diabetes Foundation (India), 2000-.
- Executive Member, International Life Sciences Institute for Diabetes and Nutrition (ILSI, affiliated with ILSI, Washington DC), 2000-.
- Founding Member and Head, Steering Committee, Council on Treatment and Review of Lipid Disorders in India, 1998-.
- President, Association of Prudent Use of Antibiotics (APUA), Indian Chapter, 1998-2001.
- Executive Board and Founder Member, Indian Academy of Biomedical Scientists of India, 1992.
- Executive Committee Member, Indian Association of Advancement of Medical Education, India, 1992-1995.
National Committees (India)
- Member, Steering Committee, Indo-US joint Consultative group on Diabetes, 2007-2008
- Member, Steering Committee, National Nutrition Monitoring Bureau, 2007
- Member, Indian Council of Medical Research Task Force on Assessment of Effect of Consumption of Carbonated Water on Health, ICMR, 2008
- Member, ICMR Expert Committee for Review of Projects on Diabetes, 2007
- Member, ICMR Expert Group on Fatty Liver, 2007
- Board of Advisors, and Chairman, Advisory Board, Chronic Care Foundation of India, 2007
- Member, ICMR Committee for Childhood Obesity, 2006
- Member, Committee on Biotechnological Approaches for Food and Nutritional Security (BAFNS) of Department of Biotechnology, New Delhi, 2005-
- Member, Advisory Committee for the School of Biological Sciences and Biotechnology of the Indian Institute of Advanced Research, Gandhinagar, 2005-
- Member, Indian Celiac Disease Board, 2006-
- Member, Scientific Advisory Board, National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad, India
- Member, Committee for National Registry for Youth-onset Diabetes, Indian Council of Medical Research, Government of India, 2003-.
- Member, WHO Expert Consultation on “Central Obesity Action Threshold Definition for Asians’, 2005-.
- Member, Expert Group on Medical Fellowships in Nutrition and Metabolism, Indian Council of Medical Research, 1998-.
- Member-Expert, National Committee for Pharmacovigilance, Office of Drugs Controller of India, Ministry of Health, Govt. of India, 2004.
- Member, Working Group on Cardiovascular diseases for the National Commission on Macroeconomics and Health (NCMH), Health Ministry, Gov. of India, 2004-
- Coordinator, National Study on Abdominal Obesity as a part of International Multi-country Trial (IDEA Study), 2005
- Member, National Committee for Planning Non-Communicable Diseases for 10th 5- Year Plan, Directorate General Health Services, Ministry of Health, Government of India, 2001.
- Member, National Committee for Non-Communicable Diseases for 10th 5-Year Plan, Planning Commission, Government of India, 2001.
- Member, National Diabetes Control Program, Indian Council of Medical Research, Government of India, 2001-.
- Member, National Core Committee for Control of Cardiovascular Diseases, Stroke, and Diabetes in India, Directorate General Health Sciences, Ministry of Health, Government of India, 1998-99.
- Member-Expert, Committee for Screening New Chemical Entities, Office of Drugs Controller of India, Ministry of Health, Govt. of India, 1999.
- Member, Expert Committee on Weeding out Irrational, Harmful and Sub-therapeutic Drugs, Office of Drug Controller of India, Ministry of Health, Govt. of India, 1992-95.
- Member, National Task Force on Male Fertility, Indian Council of Medical Research-1992-95.
- Director, Diabetes, Obesity & Metabolic Diseases, Diabetes Foundation India
- Member, Association of Physicians of India (API)
- Member, American Diabetic Association, 1995-97
- Member, Indian Society of Clinical Oncology, 1983-1990
- Executive Committee Member, Indian Association of Advancement of Medical Education, 1992-1995