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Specialist Rheumatologist

Location:
Paris, France
Posted:
October 10, 2016

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CURRICULUM VITAE (C.V.)

DR. BHOWMIK MEGHNATHI

ASAS Research Fellow (Paris)

M.B; B.S., M.D. General Medicine

Diplomate of National Board (Rheumatology)

Citizenship: India Permanent Resident

Permanent address: B-44 Sachin towers, 100 ft. road, near Shyamal row houses-3b, satellite, Ahmedabad-380015, Gujarat, India.

Current Address: 26 Rue Jouvenet, Paris, Île-de-France 75016, France Current Working Address (March 2016 – March 2017): Rheumatology B Department, Groupe Hospitalier Cochin-Saint Vincent de Paul, 27 rue du Faubourg Saint Jacques, 75679 Paris Cedex 14

Email: acwzi0@r.postjobfree.com, acwzi0@r.postjobfree.com Mob: +33-666561500 (Paris contact number)

• I, Dr. Bhowmik Meghnathi, am a Rheumatologist trained at a JCI Accredited hospital in New Delhi, India. I also have been Certified Teaching Experience of 3 Years in Rheumatology according to NBE/ DNB/ MCI Rules.

• I am awarded with the International ASAS Fellowship [First Indian (Asian) Rheumatologist to get it] and am currently working as a Clinical Research Fellow at Hôpital Cochin in Paris, which is one of the 22 EULAR Excellence Centre. Here I am being mentored on my Research skills by working as a study manager for 3 Research work projects under the able guidance of Prof. Maxime Dougados

(Ex-EULAR President) and Head of the Rheumatology B Department.

• I have a total 3.5 Years of Teaching Experience in Rheumatology and a total of 7.5 years of teaching experience including General Medicine, according to the MCI/ NBE guidelines.

Career Objective:

• To work in an organization where I can contribute through my skills and enhance them further.

Current Position:

CLINICAL RESEARCH FELLOW

ASAS FELLOWSHIP Mar 2016 – Mar 2017

Hôpital Cochin

University Hospital, Paris Centre

[EULAR EXCELLENCE CENTRE 2015-2020]

Rheumatology B Department (Pr. M Dougados Unit)

Groupe Hospitalier Cochin-Saint Vincent de Paul

27 rue du Faubourg Saint Jacques

75679 PARIS Cedex 14

Universite Paris Descartes, Paris

Affiliated with -

INSERM (U1153): Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics PRES Sorbonne Paris-Cite, Paris.

Education Details:

DNB Rheumatology Feb 2013 – Feb 2016

Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals,

New Delhi. (JCI Accredited Hospital)

[Also pursuing the EULAR On-line Course on Rheumatic Diseases] M.D. General Medicine Apr 2008 – Apr 2011

Smt. NHL Municipal Medical College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Gujarat University.

M.B; B.S. Dec 2002 – Feb 2007

Internship Mar 2007 – Feb 2008

Smt. NHL Municipal Medical College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Gujarat University.

Schooling

Higher secondary: St. Xavier’s school Loyola hall, Ahmedabad, Gujarat. 2002 Matriculation: St. Mary’s school, Ahmedabad, Gujarat. 2000 Teaching Experience & Previous Positions Held:

Sr.

No. Faculty Designation Duration Period

Hospital/

Medical College

1 MEDICINE Registrar 3 Years

April 2008 -

April 2011

Smt. NHL Municipal

Medical College,

Ahmedabad, Gujarat.

2 MEDICINE

Senior

Resident 4 Months

May 2011 –

August 2011

Kesar Sal Medical

College and Research

Institute, Ahmedabad.

3 HEPATOLOGY

Senior

Resident 4 Months

Sept. 2011 –

Dec. 2011

Institute of Liver and

Biliary Sciences, New

Delhi.

4 MEDICINE

Assistant

Professor

(Adhoc) 25 Days

August 2012

– August

2012

PDU Medical College,

Rajkot.

5 MEDICINE

Assistant

Professor

(Adhoc) 6 Months

August 2012

– February

2013

B.J. Medical College,

Ahmedabad.

6 RHEUMATOLOGY Registrar 3 Years

February

2013 -

February

2016

Indraprastha Apollo

Hospitals, New Delhi.

(JCI Accredited)

Research Experience:

I have a wealth of both International and National Research experience in the fields of Epidemiological research, outcome measures and Clinical Trials. I. International Research Experience:

AT HOSPITAL COCHIN, PARIS – EULAR CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE CURRENTLY ONGOING RESEARCH PROJECTS

Serial

No.

NAME OF

STUDY DESIGNATION DESIGN OF STUDY

1

ASAS FLARE

STUDY

STUDY

MANAGER

Observational, Longitudinal,

Prospective, Multicenter

INTERNATIONAL STUDY

2

PREDICTIVE

VALIDITY OF

SPA CRITERIA

STUDY

MANAGER

Descriptive Epidemiological

Analytical Retrospective study on

the DESIR French Cohort

3

EXTREME PRO

IN SPA

STUDY

MANAGER

Descriptive Epidemiological

Analytical Retrospective study on

the DESIR French Cohort

II. Research Experience in Clinical Trials – National Level: AT ARI/ AHERF – APOLLO (2013-2016)

3 Years of research experience at Apollo Research & Innovations as a

- Sub- Investigator in a randomised, double blind, multicenter active-controlled, phase III study (small molecule) in patients with moderate to severely active RA who have limited or no treatment with DMARDs. (Followed by extension of the study into the Open Label Phase) [Name of trial withheld to maintain confidentiality]

- Sub- Investigator in a phase III (biologic drug) parallel group study in moderate to severe active seropositive RA with inadequate response to methotrexate based therapy. [Name of trial withheld to maintain confidentiality] DNB-SS DISSERTATION TOPIC:

To assess the construct validity of SDAI, CDAI and HAQ-DI as compared to DAS28 in patients with rheumatoid arthritis in an Indian tertiary care multi-specialty corporate hospital in an outpatient setting.

M.D. DISSERTATION TOPIC:

A study of clinical profile of various opportunistic infections in HIV seropositive patients on presentation.

Society Memberships:

- Member of Indian Rheumatology Association (IRA No. -1079).

- Delhi Medical Council registration No. DMC - 54033.

- Gujarat Medical Council registration No. G-39785. (Dt: 17 March 2008)

- Gujarat Medical Council registration No. G-17966. (Dt: 02 June 2011)

- ASAS Member (Associate member – Pending January 2017) Languages Known/ Spoken:

- Full Professional Proficiency: Gujarati (Mother Tongue), Hindi, English,

- Elementary proficiency: French, Sanskrit

Other Achievements:

- Quiz Master for the SD Deodhar IRA PG Rheumatology Quiz – Regional & Zonal rounds (North Zone) 2015 (June ’15 & July ’15 respectively)

- Participated in International Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Conference (8-11 oct 2015, New Delhi)

- Participated in the 1st Indian Meeting on Extremity MRI in Rheumatology [e-MRI MEETING & WORKSHOP- 2015] Conference, CMC Vellore.

- Participated in the Musculoskeletal Ultrasound workshop at IRACON 2014, Chandigarh.

- Participated in the X National Autoantibody Workshop [September 22-25, 2014, SGPGIMS, Lucknow]

- Presented posters at national conferences (IRACON 2013).

- Presented posters at international conferences (APLAR 2015 - Chennai).

- Helped in structuring the academic program of the Department of Rheumatology at Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi according to the National Board of Examinations Guidelines and efficient conductance of the inspection for re-accreditation and DNB Appraisal exams.

- Secured 70.46% in Final M.B; B.S. (3rd 1st + 3rd 2nd yrs. combined)

- Participated in various state level quizzes like Bone Master quiz, 19th IAP Pediatric quiz, HIV/AIDS Quiz.

- Attended various certificate courses like Pre-Hospital Trauma Course (THE ROYAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS OF EDINBURGH), National Trauma Management Course (held by IATSIC), HIV CONGRESS 2010, HIV/ AIDS UPDATE 2010.

- Further information about current research grant from ASAS is available from the link below:

http://asas-group.org/research-grants.php?id=01

Personal Details:

Full Name : Dr. Bhowmik Pravinchandra Meghnathi

Date of Birth : 20-Apr-1984

Marital Status : Married

Spouse Name : Dr. Deep Meghnathi (Cosmetic Dermatologist Consultant) AAYNA Skin Clinic – A Dr. Simal Soin Initiative,

New Delhi.

Parents : Dr. Pravinchandra S Meghnathi, M.B; B.S. (Retired) Mrs. Bharati P Meghnathi.

Child : Master Kiyansh Meghnathi (DOB: 23 January 2016) Publications & Abstracts:

1) Meghnathi B, Upadhyaya S, Rheumatic manifestations in diabetes mellitus patients. Apollo Medicine 2013; 10(2):126-133

2) Upadhyaya S, Meghnathi B, Rare case pictures and presentation. Apollo Medicine 2013; 10(4):337-338

3) Vaishnav B, Meghnathi B, Upadhyaya S. A patient with joint pains, skin changes and clubbing. Apollo Medicine 2014; 11(1):61-63

4) Pruthi P, Vaishnav B, Meghnathi B, Dhindsa A, Mitra S. Successful treatment with rituximab in relapse of granulomatosis with polyagiitis presenting with diabetes insipidus. Indian Journal of Rheumatology. 2015; 10(2):99-101 ABSTRACTS:

1) Meghnathi B, Upadhyaya S, Gupta S J, Handa R. Relapsing polychondritis – Challenges in management, Indian Journal of Rheumatology 2013; 8(s7-s36):s28 (P81) 2) Meghnathi B, Upadhyaya S, Gupta SJ, Handa R, Kashyap V. Neoplasm mimic of rheumatologic presentations: a case report of nodal marginal zone b cell lymphoma mimicking Sjogrens syndrome. International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases. 2015; 18

(Suppl. 1): 60. [APL15-0592]

3) Meghnathi B, Upadhyaya S, Gupta SJ, Handa R. Feltys syndrome presenting with persistent neutropenia in a two-and half-years history of rheumatoid arthritis: a case report. International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases. 2015; 18 (Suppl. 1): 63. [APL15- 0623]

4) Vaishnav B, Meghnathi B, Gupta S, Upadhyaya S, Handa R. Vitamin D status in rheumatoid arthritis patients and healthy controls and correlation with disease activity and disability. International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases. 2015; 18 (Suppl. 1): 98.

[APL15-0568]

5) Meghnathi B, Vaishnav B, GUPTA SJ, Upadhyaya S, Handa R, Negandhi H. To compare and validate the modified disease activity scores in RA to the conventional composite scores in an Indian cohort. International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases. 2015; 18 (Suppl. 1): 109. [APL15-0575]

6) Vaishnav B, Meghnathi B, Patil A, Upadhyaya S, Gupta SJ, Handa R. Vitamin D insufficiency in patients with rheumatoid arthritis and healthy controls and correlation between Vitamin D levels and disease activity and disability in RA patients. (Submitted for poster presentation at ACR 2016).

- 3 Ongoing International Projects – Manuscripts under process. Declaration:

I hereby declare that the above given information in the resume is true and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief.

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