Dr. Surjit Singh
Brief curriculum vitae
Graduated from Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi: 1982
M.D. Pediatrics – PGIMER, Chandigarh: 1985
D.C.H. – Royal College of Physicians, London: 1990
Fellowship in Pediatric Immunology, London: 1990
Fellow Indian Academy of Pediatrics: 2002
Fellow Indian College of Allergy and Applied Immunology: 2003
Fellow National Academy of Medical Sciences, India – 2009
Fellow Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, London – 2011
Fellow Royal College of Physicians, London -2013
Am presently the Chair, Department of Pediatrics and heading the Pediatric Allergy and Immunology Unit at the Advanced Pediatrics Center in PGI, Chandigarh, India. Am also the Principal Investigator for Centre for Advanced Research in Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases, Indian Council of Medical Research, PGI Chandigarh (2015-2020).
Awarded James Flett Endowment Prize and Gold Medal (1985) by Indian Academy of Pediatrics; Zydus Oration (2003) and IRA Oration (2010) by Indian Rheumatology Association; Von Pirquet Oration (2003) and V. Raju Gold Medal (2004) by Indian College of Allergy and Applied Immunology; Chaturvedi Kalawati Jagmohan Das Memorial Awards by Indian Council of Medical Research (2009); Chaturvedi Kalawati Jagmohan Das Memorial Awards by Indian Council of Medical Research (2011).
Delivered the Dr. P.R. Dange Orations, Nagpur (2005 and 2015); Dr. Tirumala Rao Memorial Oration, Vishakhapatnam (2008); Dr. H.K. Gaur Oration, Surat (2011); Dr. K.C. Chaudhuri Oration, Kolkata (2013); Dr. Sisir Kumar Bose Oration at Diamond Jubilee Celebrations of Institute of Child Health, Kolkata, 2016; Balu Athreya Oration of Pediatric Rheumatology Society, Bangalore, 2016; Roland Levinsky Memorial Lecture, Hong Kong Society for Immunology, Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Hong Kong, 2016; Dr. D.G. Benakappa Endowment Lecture, Bangalore, 2017; Annual Rheumatology Oration at Christian Medical College, Vellore, 2017; Dr. Nirmal Miglani Oration, Jaipur, 2018.
Convener of National Immunization Committee of Indian Academy of Pediatrics (2003-04); President of Pediatric Rheumatology Society of India (2005-2006); Member of Advisory Committee on Vaccines and Immunization Practices, IAP, 2013-2014; President of Indian Society for Primary Immune Deficiency (ISPID): 2013-2014; Hony. Secretary, Asian Pacific Society for Immunodeficiencies (2016-2019); Vice-President of Indian Rheumatology Association (2017-2019); President Elect, Asian Pacific Society for Immunodeficiencies (2018-2020).
Associate Editor of International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases; Member of Editorial Advisory Board of Clinical Immunology Reviews; Member of the Medical Advisory Panel of the International Patient Organization for Primary Immunodeficiencies.