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Alka Kriplani
Born
OccupationGynecologist
AwardsPadma Shri
Dr. B. C. Roy Award
Rashtriya Gaurav Award
DMA Medical Teacher’s Award
C. L. Jhaveri Award
K. P. Tamaskar Award
Dr. Neera Agarwal Gold Medal
Jagadishwari Mishra Award
Bayer Schering APCOC Award
Dr. Nimish Shelat Research Prize
DGF Women of the Year Award
IMAAMS Distinguished Service Award

Alka Kriplani is an Indian gynecologist,[1][2]medical writer and academic, known for her contributions to the fields of Reproductive Endocrinology and Gynaecological Endoscopy.[3][4] She was professor and the Head of the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi.[5] A recipient of the Dr. B. C. Roy Award in 2007,[3] she was honoured by the Government of India in 2015 with Padma Shri, the fourth highest Indian civilian award.[6]

Biography

Alka Kriplani graduated in Medicine (MBBS) and secured a master's degree in gynecology and obstetrics (MD)[7] from Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru Memorial Medical College, Raipur, in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh.[8] Later, she joined the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi and is a professor and the head of the gynecology and obstetrics department there.[8][9] She is an honorary Fellow of Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (FRCOG) of London[4][7][9] and holds the fellowships of Academy of Medicine, Singapore (FAMS), Indian College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (FICOG), Indian College of Maternal and Child Health (FICMCH) and the Federation of Immunological Societies of Asia-Oceania (FIMSA).[10]

Dr. Kriplani is the president of the Gynaecological Endocrine Society of India (GESI) since 2011, a former president of Association of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Delhi (AOGD) and a former vice president of the Federation of Obstetricians and Gynaecological Societies of India[4][10] and the Delhi Gynaecological Endoscopists Society.[3] She has served AOGD in various capacities in the past[10] and is a former member of the governing council of the Indian College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists,[4] a subsidiary of FOGSI.[3] She has also been a member of the editorial board of the Asian Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.[3]

Kriplani is reported to have been involved in research and clinical trials[11] in the field of gynecology and her findings have been recorded by way of several papers published in peer reviewed national and international journals.[12][13][14][15] She is the author of 691 publications[10] composed of 2 books,[16] 269 medical papers,[17][18] 271 abstracts[4] and has contributed 53 chapters in books[19] published by other authors.[3][4] She has delivered over 500 guest lectures in India and abroad,[10] conducted 79 live workshops[10] and holds regular endoscopy training programs at AIIMS.[3][4][20]

Kriplani, an elected fellow of the National Academy of Medical Sciences,[21] is a recipient of several awards and honours such as C. L. Jhaveri (1995), Dr. Neera Agarwal Gold Medal (1999), K. P. Tamaskar award (2002), DMA Medical Teachers Award (2005), Jagadishwari Mishra Award (2006), Rashtriya Gaurav Award (2007), IMAAMS Distinguished Service Award (2007), Bayer Schering APCOC Talents Encouragement Award (2008), Dr. Nimish Shelat Research Prize in Reproductive Endocrinology (2010) and DGF Women of the Year Award (2010).[3][4][10] The Government of India awarded her Dr. B. C. Roy Award,[9][10] the highest Indian medical award, in 2007[3][4] and followed it up with the civilian award of Padma Shri in 2015.[6][9]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Dr. Alka Kriplani - Obstetricians And Gynaecologists (ob/gyn)". Med India. 2015. Retrieved 8 July 2018.
  2. ^ "Dr. Alka Kriplani - Gynaecologist, Book Online Appointment | Credihealth".
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Sehat". Sehat. 2015. Retrieved 25 February 2015.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i "IJCP". IJCP. 2015. Retrieved 24 February 2015.
  5. ^ "Boloji". Boloji. 2015. Archived from the original on 25 February 2015. Retrieved 25 February 2015.
  6. ^ a b "Padma Awards". Padma Awards. 2015. Archived from the original on 28 January 2015. Retrieved 16 February 2015.
  7. ^ a b "Q Medicine". Q Medicine. 2015. Archived from the original on 4 March 2015. Retrieved 25 February 2015.
  8. ^ a b "Hindustan Times". Hindustan Times. 2 February 2015. Archived from the original on 25 February 2015. Retrieved 25 February 2015.
  9. ^ a b c d "Edu Billa". Edu Billa. 2015. Retrieved 25 February 2015.
  10. ^ a b c d e f g h "Gynae-Endocrine Society of India". Gynae-Endocrine Society of India. 2015. Archived from the original on 25 February 2015. Retrieved 25 February 2015.
  11. ^ "Clinical Trials". CTRI. 2015. Retrieved 25 February 2015.
  12. ^ "Profile on Easy Bib Research". Easy Bib Research. 2015. Retrieved 25 February 2015.
  13. ^ "Profile on NCBI". NCBI. 2015. Retrieved 25 February 2015.
  14. ^ "Profile on Microsoft Academic Search". Microsoft Academic Search. 2015. Archived from the original on 25 February 2015. Retrieved 25 February 2015.
  15. ^ "Profile on Pub Facts". Pub Facts. 2015. Retrieved 25 February 2015.
  16. ^ Alka Kriplani, ed. (2006). Controversies in Obstetrics. Gynecology and Infertility. Jaypee Brothers. p. 568. ISBN 9788180617041.
  17. ^ Alka Kriplani; Garima Kachhawa (2014). "Polycystic ovary syndrome: Novel insights into causes and therapy". Indian Journal of Medical Research. 139 (4): 653–654. ISBN 978-3-318-0-2238-4.
  18. ^ Alka Kriplani; Reeta Mahey; Biswa Bhusan Dash; Vidushi Kulshreshta; Nutan Agarwal; Neerja Bhatla (July 2013). "Intravenous iron sucrose therapy for moderate to severe anaemia in pregnancy". Indian J Med Res. 138 (1): 78–82. PMC 3767254. PMID 24056559.
  19. ^ Manju Gita Mishra; Hemali Heidi Sinha (2014). Treatment and Prognosis in Obstetrics & Gynecology. JP Medical. p. 509. ISBN 9789351521624.
  20. ^ "AIIMS" (PDF). AIIMS. 2015. Retrieved 25 February 2015.
  21. ^ "List of Fellows - NAMS" (PDF). National Academy of Medical Sciences. 2016. Retrieved 19 March 2016.

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