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Military officer , physician

Balbir S. Deswal, Indian military officer, physician. Achievements include research in public health, communicable & non comminicable diseases, Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome.

Background

Deswal, Balbir S. was born on August 7, 1954 in New Delhi, India. Son of Karan Singh and Chandrawati Deswal.

Education

Bachelor of Medicine,BChir, Medical Institute Medical Sciences, Rohtak. India, 1977; Doctor of Medicine in Preventive & Social Medicine, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, India, 1987. Doctor of Philosophy, LLRM Medical College, Meerut.

India, 1998; DMCH, Institute Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanashi. India, 1999.

Career

Medial officer Armed Forces Medical Services India, New Delhi, 1978—1989, advanced through grades to colonel. Principal health officer, specialist preventive medicine Botswana Defense Forces, Gabrone, Botswana, 1990—1993. Smo/specialist preventive medicine United Nations Mission, Maputo, Mozambique, 1993—1994.

Professor department preventative and social medicine Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, India, 1995—2006. Director health services Madhya Bharat area Armed Forces, Jabalpur, India, since 2006. Principal investigator World Health Organization mental health project Government of India, Pune, Maharashtra, 2003—2006.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in public health, communicable & non comminicable diseases, Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome.

Membership

Public health medicine expert Govt of India, New Delhi, 1978—2007. Fellow: Indian Society Communicable Diseases, Indian Association Preventive & Social Medicine (president governing body 2006), Indian Public Health Association, Medical (life).

Connections

Married Krishna Deswal, June 21, 1975. Children: Vinoo Chowdhary, Prabhat.

father:
Karan Singh

mother:
Chandrawati Deswal

spouse:
Krishna Deswal

child:
Vinoo Chowdhary Deswal

child:
Prabhat Deswal