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Dr. Pranita Ashok Profile

Dr. Pranita Ashok

Designation : Assistant Professor, Dept.of Physiology, Bharati Vidyapeeth University Medical College Pune.
Area of Specialization : M.D.Physiology, Ph.D Nutrition and Metabolism

Publications:
1. Pranita Ashok, Bhawani Balsubramanian, Sadhana Joshi, Jayashree S Kharche, Savita M Vaidya. Associations of vitamin D with metabolic syndrome components in Indian urban middle-aged women. National Journal of Physiology Pharmacy and Pharmacology. doi: 10.5455/njppp.2017.7.0100814012017.Published Online : Jan 27, 2017

2. Pranita Ashok, Bhawani Balsubramanian, Sadhana Joshi, Girija Wagh, Savita M Vaidya. Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in urban middle aged women. International Journal of Scientific Research. 2017 :Vol. 6 (7) ;570-572.

3. Ashok P, Kharche JS, Raju R, Godbole G. Metabolic equivalent task assessment for physical activity in medical students. Natl J Physiol Pharm Pharmacol, [cited October 03, 2016[; Online First: 28 Sep, 2016. doi:10.5455/njppp.2017.7.0825604092016

4. A Pranita, DB Tambe, and AR Joshi. Correlation of Fasting Plasma Glucose with Waist Circumference in Perimenopausal Women.Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences. September - October 2014; 5(5): 1004 - 1009.

5. Pranita Ashok, B. Balsubramaniyan, J S kharche, Meghana Padwal, RR Melinkeri, A R Joshi. Association of exercise & prediabetes status in Preobese & Obese middle aged women. International Journal of Clinical Cases and Investigations 2014. Volume 5 (4), 29:34

6. A Pranita, B Balsubramaniyan, A V Phadke, DB Tambe, G MApte, J S Kharche, Gayatri Godbole, A R Joshi. Occupational & Prediabetes Statuses with Obesity in middle aged Women. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 2013 Jul, Vol - 7(7): 1311 - 1313

7. P. Ashok, J S Kharche, A.R.Joshi. Anxiety assessment and Waist to hip ratio in medical students. Scientific Journal of Medical Science (2013) 2(4) 56 - 60

8. J.S kharche, A Pranita, A.R.joshi. Measurement of Anxiety in Young Obese Inventory Students Using Zung Self Rating Anxiety scale Paripex - Indian journal of research March 2013.Vol.2 (3) 288 - 289

9. Ashok P, Apte GM, Joshi AR Assessment of WHO - 5 Well Being Index in1st MBBS Medical Students. International Journal Of Scientific Research. 2013 Vol 2 Issue 2 266 - 268.

10. Ashok P, Apte GM, Wagh G, Joshi AR Psychological Well - Being & obesity in Peri and Post - menopausal women. Natl J Physiol Pharm Pharmacol Jan, 2013. Vol 3.97 - 101

11. Pranita Ashok. Undergraduate Research Training in India. ISPOR Asia Consortium Newsletter. Volume 1 No. 3 September - November 2012.

12. A R Joshi, A.V.Phadke J S Kharche, A.Pranita ,G.M Apte ,Mrs A.Rao, Effectiveness of computer assisted learning of animal experiments in physiology.International journal of Basic and appled physiology . Dec 2012; Vol.1 (1) : 202 - 203.

13. A.Pranita, J S Kharche , A R Joshi Evaluation of risk for type 2 diabetes mellitus in medical students using Indian Diabetes Risk Score Indian journal of Medical sciences . Jan 2011; Vol.65 (1) : 1 - 6.

14. Pranita A, AV Phadke, J S Kharche, B.Balsubramaniyan, A R Joshi Screening of young adults for future risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus - A big concern for Society & Nation. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 2012 November, Vol - 6(9): 1610 - 1611.

15. Shubhadarshini Pawar, Pawar Priyadarshani G., Jayashree S Kharche, Pranita Ashok. Correlation of subjective and objective measurement of physical activity in young adult Assessment of general awareness of type 2 Diabetes mellitus in Pune urban population. International Journal of Advances in Medicine 2017 August

16. Shubhadarshini Pawar, Pawar Priyadarshani G., Jayashree S Kharche, Pranita Ashok. Association of pedometer determined physical activity with various obesity parameters in young adults International Journal of Scientific Research volume - 6; issue - 6; June - 2017; issn no 2277 - 8179;if : 4.176;ic value :78.46.

17. A.Pranita. Prediabetes : Warning bell for Diabesity, International Journal of Clinical Cases and Investigations 2011. Vol. 2 (6), 18 - 26.

18. Pranita A, Phadke A.V., Kharche J.S., Tambe D.B., Balsubramaniyan B., Joshi A.R. Correlation of Fasting Blood Glucose in Premenopausal Women in the Age Group 45 - 49 Years. Journal of Research in Medical Education & Ethics, 2011;Vol : 1(2) 133 - 136.

19. Pranita A, PhadkeAV, Joshi AR . Correlation of Fasting Blood Glucose level with Body Mass Index and Waist to Hip Ratio in middle aged women. Indian practitioner .September 2011 Vol.54(9) 541 - 545.

20. A.Pranita. Correlation of menopausal status with fasting blood glucose in preobese & obese women in the age group 45 - 49 yrs. International Journal of Clinical Cases and Investigations 2011. Volume 2 ( 6), 37:43.

21. Pranita A, PhadkeAV, Singh R, Joshi AR Correlation of BMI with Fasting Blood Glucose in perimenopausal women. Indian journal of Physiology and Pharmacology October 2011, Vol.55 (4) 390 - 391.

22. Joshi AR, Pranita A, Phadke AV, Diabesity: curse of development. Internate journal of Medical Update. 2012 January ;7(1):77 - 8

23. Pranita A, Phadke A.V, Balsubramaniyan B., Joshi A.R. Correlation of Fasting Blood Glucose with Body Mass Index and Waist Circumference & Waist to hip Ratio in Women of Age Group 45 - 49 Years. Proceedings of International conference of Ecnocrinology, Bangkok World academy of Science, Engineering & Tecnology, 2011;Vol :60, 1184 - 1189.

24. Pranita A, PhadkeAV, Joshi AR. Correlation of Prediabetes status in preobese and obese women in the age group between 45 - 49 yrs. Indian Journal of Applied Basic science. January 2012 : Vol 14 A(18); 439 - 442.

25. A.Pranita . Study of Fasting Plasma Glucose level in relation with Waist Circumference & Waist to Hip Ratio in the women aged between 45 - 49 yrs. Indian journal of public health research and development. 2013 Vol 4, No 4 (2013) Pages: 157 - 161

26. Pranita A,Kharche J.S.,BalsubramaniyanB.,M.K.Parekh Joshi A.R, P S Borole. Correlation of Fasting Blood Glucose level with Central obesity in Pre & post menopausal middle aged women. Rawal Medical Journal 2012 ;37(1)21 - 23.

27. M.K.Parekh, Balsubramaniyan B, Pranita A, Kharche J.S. JoshiA.R. Study Of Bone Mineral Density In Overweight Physically Active Post - menopausal Women., Journal of Research in Medical Education & Ethics(in Press)

28. Apoorva SV. Pranita A, Joshi AR. Evaluation of risk for type 2 diabetes mellitus in medical students using Indian Diabetes Risk Score - step I. Asian Medical Student Journal .2012,11;2 - 12.

29. Gauri M. Apte, Brinda Venkataraman, Makarand Apte, A Pranita. Effect of short - term practice of Yoga on pulmonary functions. Journal of Research in Medical Education & Ethics.2012,Vol.2(2)104 - 108.

30. Ranjita Mehrotra, A. V. Phadke, J S.Kharche ,A.Pranita, Dr.A.R.Joshi Effect of yoga on anxiety score and resting heart rate in young healthy individuals National Journal of Integrated Research in Medicine 2012; 3(2): 142 - 146.

31. S.S.Gavali, Brig.Ratan Singh Kharche J.S, Pranita A. Prevalence of restrictive lung disorders in auto rickshaw drivers. Indian Journal of Applied & basic medicalscience. 2012 ,Vol.14B(19)13 - 2

32. J S .Kharche, A.Pranita. A. V. Phadke, A.R.Joshi. Evaluation of examination stress in I MBBS medical students. National Journal of Integrated research in Medicine 2012 ;3(5):27 - 31

33. Pranita A, PhadkeAV, Joshi AR. Correlation of Fasting Blood Glucose level with Body Mass Index and Waist Circumference in middle aged women. Research Society journal for BVUMC Vol VII No.2 Nov.2010;63 - 67

34. Archana Jadhav, N.G.Borade, Atul Jadhav, A.Pranita Study of serum Malonyldialdehyde levels as a indicator of oxidative stress during short term & long term Yoga practices. Indian Journal of Applied Basic science. Jan 2013 ,Vol.15 A (19) 34 - 37.

35. A. V. Phadke A.Pranita .AR Joshi Correlation of fasting blood glucose with obesity status in postmenopausal women in the age group of 45 - 49 yrs. Indian Journal Of Public Health Research And Development. October - December 2013, Vol. 4, No. 4 ;162 - 167.

36. Study of platelet aggragability and prothrombin time in auto rickshaw drivers .Jayshree S. Kharche , B Balsubramanian, .A.Pranita, Dr.A.R.Joshi. Indian journal of public health research and development. DO - 10.5958/0976 - 5506.2014.00288.5

37. Borle P.S. Tapare V.S, A.Pranita Drug inventory control and management: A case study in rural health training center (RHTC), Tasgaon. Indian journal of public health research and development. Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development. Jul - Sep2014, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p174 - 177. 4p.

38. Apoorva SV. Pranita A, PhadkeAV, Joshi AR Economics Of Diabetes. Research journal for BVUMC. 2011;Vol VIII (1) :76 - 77

39. Gauri M. Apte, A Pranita, J S kharche, AV Phadke, A.R.Joshi. WHO Five, Well being Index - Screening tool for psychological Well being. Research Journal for BVUMC .2012;Vol IX (1) : 46 - 49.

40. J S kharche A Pranita, Gauri M. Apte. Measures to measure anxiety. Research Journal for BVUMC. 2013; Vol X (2) : 98 - 100.

41. Pranita Ashok, Jayashree S Kharche, Robin Raju, Gayatri Godbole, Savita Vaidya. Metabolic equivalent task assessment for physical activity in medical students .Natl J Physiol Pharm Pharmacol. 2017; 7(3): 236 - 239

Research Highlights
Travel grant 2017
Of USD 1,000 At International Congress of Diabetes and Metabolism to be held on 28 - 30 September 2017, at the Grand Hilton Hotel in Seoul, Korea for Abstract No: PE140 for poster titled 'Correlation of central obesity and insulin resistance in middle aged women'

Conference Faculty
At World diabetes congress 2017

Conference Faculty
At Diacon 2016

3rd Prize Oral Paper
World diabetes congress 2017, 23 to 26 Feb 2017, New Delhi

Chairperson
Dipsi 2017, Lackhow, 24 to 26 March 31, 2017

Award of Gratitude
At the Conference of Yo'Medicon 2015 conducted on 28th Feb Dhule, Maharashtra.

Faculty in the conference
At the Conference of Yo'Medicon 2015 conducted on 28th Feb Dhule, Maharashtra.

Regional Quiz convenor & Quiz Master Regional Medical quiz for Ug, Intern & PGs at At the Conference of Yo'Medicon 2015 conducted on 28th Feb Dhule, Maharashtra.

Award : Late Dr. P.V. Gokhale Award for the Best Paper
At the annual Conference of GPCON 2014 13 & 24th Dec. 2014 Pune. Detection Of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus In Young Adults

Travel fellowship award
Miami 2015 Winter Symposium during January 18-21, 2015 at Hyatt Regency, Miami, Florida USA organized by International Union Of Biochemistry And Molecular Biology.

Travel grant
To attend 10th IDF - WPR and 6th AASD Scientific Meeting 2014 to be held in Singapore from 21 - 24 November 2014.

Junior Travelling Fellowships - 2014 by World Federation of Neurology
To attend 29th CINP World Congress of Neuropsychopharmacology, 22 - 26 June 2014. Vancouver, Canada

Travel Grant 2014 Seoul International Congress of Endocrinology and Metabolism (SICEM) held during 15 to 18th May at Seoul, South korea

International scholarship
AOCN 2014 Congress Macao China during 2 to 5th march 2014

Travel fellowship award
Miami 2014 Winter Symposium during January 26-29, 2014 at Hyatt Regency, Miami, Florida USA organized by International Union Of Biochemistry And Molecular Biology.

International Travel Award ISPAD Annual Scientific Conference at Gothenburg Sweden 16 to 19th October 2013

International Bursary
13th Symposium & IDEG Training Program of The International Diabetes Epidemiology Group on 28th Nov - 2nd December 2013, Melbourn Australia

The Endocrine Society travel award
To attend Endo Careers® Promotion and Tenure Workshop and Reception at ENDO 2013 at Moscone Center on Friday, June 14, 2013 in San Francisco, California.

International Travel Award
Robert Turner Course on clinical research in diabetes. 17th to 23 March 2013. Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Churchill Hospital, London UK.

Good Clinical Practices - Certificate Course Harris Manchester College, London UK

International Travel Support Award
9th IDF - WPR Congress & 4th AASD Scientific Meeting, which will be held on November 24 - 27, 2012 at Kyoto International Conference Center (ICC Kyoto), Kyoto, Japan

International Travel Award
ECS - ICS congress 2012 5-9th May 2012 held in Florence Italy

Best Paper Award
1. 9th Research society conference BVDUMC, 2012
2. Diabetes conference 2012, Mauritius.

Session Chair 1. International conference of Endocrinology Organised by World Academy of Science and Technology held at Bangkok, Thailand on 25th & 26th December 2011.
2. Diabetes Focus conference held on 19th and 20th Jan 2013 at Corianthen Club Kondhava, Pune

International Bursary
12th Symposium & IDEG Training Program of The International Diabetes Epidemiology Group on 1 to 4th December 2011, Dubai.

Member of Scientific Advisory Committee as a Reviewer
1. Journal of research in Medical education and Ethics
2. National journal of Physiology, Pharmacy & Pharmacology
3. National journal of integrated research in medical science

Scholarship obtained
MDRF - UAB International Seminar On Prevention of Non communicable diseases in India. At Chennai, India 23rd to 27th Feb 2011

Ethical committee Scientific member
Royal hospital Independent Ethical committee for the period of 2012 - 2014

Selection as Presenter for Interactive Training
MDRF - UAB Intensive Interactive Training Programme 2011 Chennai, India
MDRF - UAB Intensive Interactive Training Programme 2012 Chennai, India

Research Grant
From Bharati Vidyapeeth University Medical College for project Titled To evaluate the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus in under graduate students using Indian Diabetes Risk Score. (IDRS)

Observership/training
Autoenomic function Lab, NIMHANS, Banglore from 17th to 22nd February 2011.

Research Methodology Workshops attended
1. Selectedto present Research Projetc at ICAPS (under the auspices of the ICMR National Workshops for Advancement of Physiological Sciences in India) scheduled between 20th to 22nd September 2013 at NIMHANS, Bangalore
2. Fundamentals of Clinical and Epidemiological Research. 16th to 20th January 2012 at National AIDS Research Institute, Pune
3. ICSSR-WRC sponsored workshop on research methodology 26th to 31st march, 2012 at YC Institute, Pune.

Management Committee Member
Indian Medical Association, Pune 2014 - 2017

Inter collegeate Quiz convenor & Quize Master
UG, Quiz on Prevention of Non communicable diseases for Pune and adjoining region

Judge for Free paper session
IDICON 2012 conference. Theme : Life style diseases

Guided 20 UG students for
Concept Praposal in MDRF 2012, Idicon 2012

Organizing committee member
IDICON 2012 conference
Diabetes focus 2013 conference

Library secretary
Indian Medical Association, Pune

Chairperson ,Young Doctors wing
Indian Medical Association, Maharashtra state 2012-2013

Member of Research Abstract Review Committee
ISPOR 18th Annual International Meeting to be held May 18 - 22, 2013 at the Sheraton New Orleans in New Orleans, LA, USA.

Associate Editor
Peak Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences (PJMMS).

Conference Speaker - Understanding Menopause - Need of the hour
3rd Women's health conference 16-17th February Pune organised by Indian Medical Association, Pune

Visiting Faculty
Bharati Vidyapeeth's College of Physical Education

Joint organising Secretory for conference
Association of Medical Specialitise (Amscon 2013)
Mastacon 2014

Maharashtra medical council Observer for CME
MMC Observer No. MMC/MAO-00182/2013

Guest lecture : Metabolic syndrome
GPA CME - Diabetes Update 2014

Chairperson for IMA, Pune Sub-Committee
Liason to Medical Colleges
Garima

International conferences Abstract Accepted :
Oral
1. Presentation for International Conference on Endocrinology be held at Bangkok, Thailand on 25th & 26th December 2011. Correlation of Fasting Blood Glucose level with Body Mass Index, Waist Circumference & Waist to Hip Ratio in the women of age group 45 - 49 years.

2. At the annual Conference of GPCON 2014 13 & 24th Dec. 2014 Pune. Detection Of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus In Young Adults

3. Metabolic Equivalent Task (MET) assessment for physical activity in medical students, at NC - CTHPE, 2016, on 19 to 21st August Pondicherry.

4. Micronutrient status & metabolic syndrome components in Indian urban middle aged women. 7th World Congress of Diabetes - Diabetes India 2017 scheduled for dates February 23 - 26, 2017 at Hotel Pullman & Novotel, New Delhi (Aerocity) India.

Poster presented :
1. 12th Symposium & IDEG Training Program of The International Diabetes Epidemiology Group on 1 - 4th December 2011, Dubai. Assessment of risk score - step 1 for detection of type 2 diabetes mellitus in first MBBS students using Indian Diabetes Risk Score. Dr.A.Pranita, Dr.V.A.Saoji, Dr.A.R.Joshi

2. ECS - ICS congress 2012 5 - 9th May 2012 held in Florence Italy Correlation of fasting blood glucose with menopausal status in middle aged women with their obesity status.

3. 9th IDF - WPR Congress & 4th AASD Scientific Meeting, which will be held on November 24 - 27, 2012 at Kyoto International Conference Center (ICC Kyoto), Kyoto, Japan. Study of fasting blood glucose with obesity status in premenopausal women in the age group of 45 - 49 years.

4. ISPAD Annual Scientific Conference at Gothenburg Sweden 16 - 19th October 2013 presented a poster Life style risk factors profile of young adults for type 2 DM with family history of diabetes

5. Miami 2014 Winter Symposium during January 26 - 29, 2014 at Hyatt Regency, Miami, Florida USA organized by International Union Of Biochemistry And Molecular Biology

6. AOCN 2014 Congress Macao China during 2-5 march 2014 Assessment of WHO - 5 Well Being Index in1st MBBS Medical Students

7. 29th CINP World Congress of Neuropsychopharmacology, 22 - 26 June 2014. Vancouver,Canada, poster presentation on Measurement of Anxiety in Young obese adult

8. Detection of type 2 diabetes mellitus in medical students. 10th IDF - WPR and 6th AASD Scientific Meeting 2014 to be held in Singapore from 21 - 24 November 2014.

9. International Congress of Diabetes and Metabolism to be held on 28 - 30 September 2017, at the Grand Hilton Hotel in Seoul, Korea for Abstract No: PE140 for poster titled 'Correlation of central obesity and insulin resistance in middle aged women'

Research Project ongoing:
1. To evaluate the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus in under graduate students
2. Metablic syndrome biomarkers and nutritional status in young medical students
3. Screening of middle aged women for osteoporosis & associated risk factors
4. Menstrual cycle assessment with obesity in young adult medical students.
5. Insulin Resistance and obesity in post menopausal women
6. Assessment of Folic acid and Vitamin B12 in post menopausal women
7. Assessment of awareness of type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in pune urban population.

National Society Life Membership
RSSDI : Research Society for the study of diabetes in India
IMA: Indian Medical Association
APPI: Association of Physiologist & Pharmacologist Of India
Nutrition Society of India
IMA academy of Medical Specialties

International Society Memberships
Europian society of Cardiac Prevention
Europian society of Endocrinology
Europian society of study of Diabetes
The Endocrine society
ISPAD : International Society for Paeditric & Adolescent Diabetes