Profile-ID : 87705

  • Dr Beena Elizabeth Thomas

  • Scientist C
  • National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis
Publications 1992 - 2019

Publications

  
  • 59
    Journal Articles
  • 2
  • 11
  • 21
  • 16

Citations / H-Index

700 Citations
17 h-index

Co-author Network


Expertise

Health Care Sciences and Services

Various psychosocial issues around TB and HIV

Personal Information

Dr Beena Elizabeth Thomas

1957-06-10 Female
ICMR - NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR RESEARCH IN TUBERCULOSIS 1, MAYOR SATHYAMOORTHY ROAD, CHETPET
India,Tamil Nadu,CHENNAI - 600031


Experience

  • Scientist C

    National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis,Chennai

  • SOCIAL SCIENTIST

    National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis,Chennai

  • MEDICAL SOCIAL WORKER (ON DEPUTATION)

    NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR EPIDEMIOLOGY,Chennai

  • Medical Social Worker

    National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis,Chennai


Qualification

  • Ph.D.

    University of Madras

  • BA

    University of Madras

  • MSW

    University of Madras

  • Fogarty Post Doctoral AIDS International Training and Research Program

    University of California, Los Angeles


Membership In Professional Bodies

2016

Scientific Working Group (SWG) WHO-TDR for research capacity strengthening and knowledge management unit (RCS/KM)

MEMBER

2015

International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease

MEMBER

2014

Journal of Health Sciences

Editorial Board Member

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2016

Scientific Working Group (SWG) WHO-TDR for research capacity strengthening and knowledge management unit (RCS/KM)

MEMBER

2015

International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease

MEMBER

2014

Journal of Health Sciences

Editorial Board Member

2014

National Advisory Committee on Advocacy Communication Social Mobilization

MEMBER

2014

University of Madras - Social work

Member of the Board of studies

2011

AIDS Care and AIDS & Behavior (International Journals)

Reviewer

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Membership In Committees

2018

Technical expert committee on TB in Women including Gender issues

Member

2017

Technical Resource Group(TRG) for MSM- NACO

Member

2017

DR TB Counseling Committee, CTD

Member

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2018

Technical expert committee on TB in Women including Gender issues

Member

2017

Technical Resource Group(TRG) for MSM- NACO

Member

2017

DR TB Counseling Committee, CTD

Member

2012

Project review committee on sexual and reproductive health of persons with disability

Member

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Research Projects

Estimate the burden of TB among the tribal population and develop an innovative health system model to strengthen TB control in the tribal areas

Funding Agency : ICMR Task Force

Fostering resilience to psychosocial and HIV risk in Indian Men who sex with Men

Funding Agency : National Institute of Mental Health, (NIH), USA

C-TRIUMPH: Cohort for TB Research by the Indo-US Medical Partnership

Funding Agency : Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India

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Estimate the burden of TB among the tribal population and develop an innovative health system model to strengthen TB control in the tribal areas

Funding Agency : ICMR Task Force

Fostering resilience to psychosocial and HIV risk in Indian Men who sex with Men

Funding Agency : National Institute of Mental Health, (NIH), USA

C-TRIUMPH: Cohort for TB Research by the Indo-US Medical Partnership

Funding Agency : Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India

Evaluating 99 DOTS Novel Strategy for monitoring adherence of TB medication & Evaluating the acceptability and accuracy of the medication event reminder monitor (MERM) for monitoring medication adherence in MDR TB patients

Funding Agency : Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Strengthening implementation and operational research under the Revised National TB control programme in India.

Funding Agency : Global funded through Central TB Division and ICMR

Targeted Intervention to Expand and Strengthen TB Control in the Tribal Population in Gujarat State under the Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme, India

Funding Agency : Global funded through Central TB Division and ICMR

Community driven health committee –It’s Feasibility and effectiveness in addressing gender issues in public health with special reference to TB

Funding Agency : ICMR Task Force

Investigating pretreatment loss to follow-up of smear-positive tuberculosis patients in the Revised National Tuberculosis Control Program (RNTCP) in Chennai city and Tiruvallur district, Tamil Nadu

Funding Agency : NIHGHES Fellowship via Brigham and Women’s Hospital

HIV Prevention through Mobile Phone Technology among Male Sex Workers (MLSW) in India

Funding Agency : National Institute of Health, USA

A community based approach in designing a model TB sensitization programme for Self Help Groups (SHGs) -A study from Tamilnadu, Thiruvallur district.

Funding Agency : ICMR

An Experimental study to enhance Treatment Adherence in Tuberculosis Patients who consume alcohol

Funding Agency : WHO funded-Model Dots Project

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