Dr. Sapna S. Patil

Dr. Sapna S. Patil

Senior Lecturer

MD {Public health}

  • Epidemiologic research
  • Statistical analysis

Research Interests
  • Maternal health
  • Tuberculosis
  • Geriatric health
  • Medical education

Subject Taught
  • Epidemiology
  • Biostatistics
  • Public health

  • Hasamnis AA, Narendiran K., Arya A., Patil SS(2017) Teaching pharmacology of autonomic nervous system drugs through medical simulation to phase-1 medical students. International Journal of Current Research in Medical Sciences 2017.
  • Hasamnis AA, Patil SS (2013) Experiences of phase 1 students of MBBS course regarding motorcar accidents. Int. J. Pharm. Med. Res. 2013;1(2):58-59
  • Jena S.K., Uthakalla V.K.,Patil S.S. Adolescent girls and reproductive health: an interventional study in an urban slum of Vijayawada,AP. Indian Journal of Public Health Research and Development 2012,Vol.3(3):200- 4.
  • Sapna S Patil, Abdul Rashid K, KA Narayan. Unmet needs for contraception in married women in a tribal area of India. Malaysian Journal of Public Health Medicine. 2010, Vol.10 (2): 44-51
  • A Rashid K, Sapna SP. Teaching public health: seminar or lecture? South East Asian Journal of Medical Education. SouthEast Asian Journal of Medical Education 2010. Vol. 4 no. 1
  • Patil SS, Hasamnis AA, Narayan KA, Rashid AK, Mohanty BK. A household drug utilization survey among diabetics in rural Malaysia. Int J Diab Dev Ctries 2010;30(4):231-2
  • Hasamnis Ameya, Patil Sapna. A Prescription Pattern Study of Antihypertensive Drugs in an Indian Referral Hospital. International Journal of Pharmagenesis1 (2), July-December 2010, pp. 285-286.
  • Hasamnis AA, Patil SS, Mohanty BK, Thu K, Kumar A. Attitude of doctors towards physical characteristics of solid oral dosage forms. J Pharm Bioall Sci 2010; 2:151.
  • P. Sapna, H. Ameya, S. Sinha & S. Jena: Drought (2009): A Public Health Challenge in India. The Internet Journal of Third World Medicine. 2010 Volume 9 Number 1. ISSN: 1539-4646.
  • A.A. Hasamnis, S.S. Patil, K.A. Narayan, Abdul Rashid Khan, B.K.Mohanty. Pattern of drug utilization in rural Malaysia. Annals of African Medicine.2010, Vol.9(2):106-7.ISSN:1596-3519. DOI:10.4103/1596-3519.64746  PMID:20587935
  • A.A. Hasamnis, S.S. Patil, K.A. Narayan, Rashid AK, B.K.Mohanty. Drug utilization study for acute illnesses in village Banggol, Malaysia: The findings of a household survey. Al Ameen J Med Sci. 2010; 3(2):165-168.ISSN 0974-1143.
  • Mohanty BK, Aswini M, Hasamnis AA, Patil SS, Murty KSN, Jena SK. Prescription pattern in the Department of Medicine in a tertiary care hospital in South India. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2010 February [cited: 2010 February 1]; 3:2047-2051. ISSN: 0973 – 709X.
  • A.K. Rashid, S.S. Patil & A.S. Valimalar: The Practice of Female Genital Mutilation among the rural Malays In North Malaysia. The Internet Journal of Third World Medicine. 2010 Volume 9 Number 1.
  • Patil Sapna S, Hasamnis Ameya A, Jena SK, Rashid AK, Narayan KA. Low awareness of Osteoporosis among women attending an Urban Health Centre in Mumbai, Western India. Malaysia Journal of Public Health Medicine.2010; Vol. 10 (1):6-13.
  • A.Rashid Khan, S.P.Sapna, K.A.Narayan. Teaching Racial Understanding to medical students. South East Asian Journal of Medical Education.2009; 3(2):35-44.
  • Hasamnis & S. Patil: Prescription pattern study in type 2 diabetes mellitus in an Indian referral hospital. The Internet Journal of Pharmacology.2009; Volume 7 Number 1.ISSN:1531-2976.
  • Patil Sapna S, Hasamnis Ameya A, Pathare Rooma S, Parmar Aarti, Rashid AK, Narayan KA. Prevalence of Exclusive Breast Feeding and its Correlates in an urban slum in Western India. IeJSME.2009; 3(2):14-18.
  • K.M.Padmavathy, Sapna Patil, S.P.Pani: Unraveling the secrets of high performance to help low performers. South East Asian Journal of Medical Education.2009 Volume 3 no.1.Available at: http://www.md.chula.ac.th/jmet/index.html

Conference Abstracts
  • “A community based study to assess the morbidity profile and health seeking behaviour of the elderly in the field practice area of an Urban health training centre in Mumbai, India” presented at the 7th Malaysian Conference on Healthy Ageing. (oral presentation and abstract published).
  • “The Family Study: Perceptions of the mothers-to-be” presented at the 10th Asia Pacific Medical Education Conference (e-poster and abstract published).
  • “Prevalence of exclusive breastfeeding and its correlates in an urban slum in Mumbai” presented at the State conference organized by Indian Association of Preventive and Social Medicine, 2009(poster presented and abstract published).
  • Abstract entitled “Teaching racial understanding to medical students” in the 16th Public Health Colloquium organized by the Department of Community health, National University of Malaysia,2009(poster presented and abstract published)
  • “A comparative study of problem based learning versus lecture based learning in medical students of AIMST University, Malaysia” at the Indian Pharmacology conference,2008( abstract published).

Awards and Honours
Other Contributions
Newspaper article - Healthy ageing at the workplace, published in FOCUS MALAYSIA on the 25th of March 2017.

Professional Affiliations
  • Life member of Indian Association of Preventive and Social Medicine.