International Peer Review Workshop 2020

The focus of this four-session event is peer reviewer’s topic covered.

  1. Quantitative and qualitative analysis of peer review.    
  2. Models and theories of peer review: principles, functions and management different peer review models (single vs. double blind, confidential vs. open etc.) on reviewer attitudes and editorial decisions.
  3. Ethics in Peer Review
  4. Incentives, motivation and recognition in peer review.
  5. Applications of bibliometrics, altmetrics and scientometrics to peer review.
  6. Reference Manager Software: What Is It and What Can It Do?"
  7. Future of Peer Review.
  8. Quiz


Session 1 :

Speakers:  Dr Lalit Gupta  and Dr Ketki P Kalele

Topic :

  • Quantitative and qualitative analysis of peer review.    
  • Models and theories of peer review.

Session 2 :

Speakers :  Dr Bhavna Gupta  and Dr Rajesh Singh

Topic :

  • Ethics in Peer Review.
  • Incentives, motivation and recognition in peer review.

Session 3 :

Speakers : Dr Amina Sultan, Dr Neetika Singh, Dr Kedar Mehta & Dr Lalit Gupta

Topic :

  •  Applications of bibliometrics, altmetrics and scientometrics to peer review.
  • Reference Manager Software: What Is It and What Can It Do?"

Session 4 :

Speakers : Dr Dhruvendra Pandey, Dr Lalit Gupta, Dr Ketki P Kalele

Topic :

  • Future of Peer Review.
  • Concluding Remarks & Quiz


Dr. Lalit Gupta

Dr. Lalit Gupta (MBBS, DA, DNB (Anesthesia), MNAMS) is working as Associate Professor in Anaesthesiology and Intensive care department at Maulana Azad Medical College and Associated Hospitals, New Delhi. He has more than 16 years of experience in the field of Anaesthesia and Intensive care.

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  •  80 publications in esteemed national and international journals. He is Reviewer and Associate Editor &Editor In Chief” for more than 60 national and international Journals.
  •  He has authored chapters in many books both at national and international levels. He has also authored books “Synopsis of Anaesthesia” and Drugs in Anaesthesia and Critical Care.
  • He is Foundation member of “Anaesthesia & Critical Care Foundation” society.
  • He is Member of Advisory Board for (1) “International Conference on Technology for Education”, Training and Business in collaboration with ARSEAM Foundation. &
  • Member of National Advisory Board Innovative Education and Scientific Research foundationMember of various societies.
  • Research interest Intensive Care, Remote area-anaesthesia management, difficult airway, Onco-anaesthesia, Pain medicine and palliative care.

Dr. Ketki P Kalele

Dr. Ketki P Kalele (Bhokare) Asst. Professor, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology & Microbiology, V.Y.W.S Dental College & Hospital Amravati, Maharashtra, India, has completed her Bachelor’s Degree in dentistry (B.D.S) from MUHS University in the year 2009. She did her Masters (M.D.S) in the subject of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology from D.Y. Patil University Pune, in the year 2014. She is a certified scientific writer from ICME.

Specialities: -

  • Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Oral Medicine, Oral Surgery, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology
  • Director of Dent-O-Path speciality Oral and Maxillofacial onco Pathology & Research Centre in Amravati.
  • 20 International and national publications in indexed journals to her credit till date and has copyright researches to her name.
  • She authored of two books.
  • Key speaker for Cancer Conferences in Spain and UAE.
  • She serves on reviewer and editorial board of various journals of her speciality.
  • National Advisory Board Member of “Innovative Education and Research Foundation”

Dr. Kedar Mehta

Dr. Kedar Mehta is currently working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Community Medicine, GMERS Medical College: Gotri, Vadodara, Gujarat, India and member of the Central Research Unit of the institution. He has secured his graduate (MBBS) and postgraduate (MD in Community Medicine) degrees from Government Medical College Baroda, affiliated to the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda.

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  • His areas of interest include teaching, research and scientific writing.
  • He has more than 60 published articles in different national and international journals. He has been actively involved in various research projects carried out by different departments of the medical college.
  • He has received the “Young Scientist Award” for the best research publication in the IAPSM Gujarat State two times during 2014 and 2016.
  • His international experience includes the paper presentation in International Congress on HIV/AIDS in Dhaka, Bangladesh in March 2016.
  • He has been facilitator for many national operational research courses in India conducted by the International Union against TB and lung diseases.

Dr. Rajesh Kumar Singh

Dr. Rajesh Kumar Singh was born in 1980.  He received his B. Pharmacy (2003) and M. Pharmacy (2005) from UIPS, Panjab University, Chandigarh. He started to teach Pharmaceutical Chemistry at the Shivalik College of Pharmacy, Nangal, in 2006, where he completed his PhD in 2013 from IKG Punjab Technical University (IKGPTU), Jalandhar.

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  • His major area of research interests are computer aided drug-design, polymer-drug conjugates for targeted delivery to CNS and cancerous cells, antimalarial therapeutic agents and green chemistry approaches for chemical synthesis.
  • Dr Singh has over 15 years of teaching experience and guided 01 Ph.D. and 18 PG students. He is currently guiding 02 PhDs and 01 M. Pharmacy students.
  • He has published more than 60 peer-reviewed SCI indexed scientific research papers of total impact factor more than 100 in various Chemistry and Pharmacy Journals as main or corresponding author.
  • He currently serves on Editorial Advisory Board Member of 10 International Journals including SCI indexed MRMC and PeerJ.
  • He has received Publon Award 2016, 2017 and Publon “Excellent Peer Reviewer Award” for outstanding reviewing more than 150 research papers of different International Journals of ACS, RSC, Springer, Elsevier, Dove, Informa and Bentham of Impact Factor varies from 1.0 to 9.5.
  • He has also to his credit more than 50 National and International Conference Abstracts, 2 Book, 5 Best Paper Presentation Awards, 1 Travel grant to attend Int. Conf. and 5 Research Projects funded by Govt. Agencies, India.
  • He is also in panel of International Reviewer for reviewing Research Proposal for Royal Society Grants. He is also serving as Publon Academy Mentor and Bentham Brand Ambassador.

Dr. Bhavna Gupta

Dr. Bhavna Gupta is working as an assistant professor in the department of anaesthesiology at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh and has more than 9 years’ experience in the field of anaesthesiology. She did her MBBS from prestigious Lady Hardinge Medical College, thereafter she did Diploma in anaesthesiology from Maulana Azad Medical College and associated hospitals, and Diplomate of National Board from Batra Hospital and Medical research Centre.

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  • She received Gold Medal for standing first in ophthalmology, ‘Sh Pran Nath and Smt Shanti Devi Sharma’ medal,
  • Awarded ‘Captain S. Bhattacharya’s Prize for Best Student in ophthalmology and ENT
  • Awarded ‘Hari Mirchandani’ Silver Medal for best all-rounder in Labour room posting. During her senior residency at MAMC and Lok Nayak hospital,
  • she was awarded Archie Brain Award (first prize)’ in competitive paper section for best paper and Best Author of Indian Journal of clinical Anaesthesia.
  • She was awarded Best teacher’s day award at AIIMS, Rishikesh by honourable director sir on the eve of teacher’s day on 5th September 2019.
  • She has received two international scholarship awards for international conferences at South Korea and Singapore.
  • She has authored 2 text books for post graduate students, Synopsis of anaesthesia and Drugs in Anaesthesia and critical care, both co-authored with Dr Lalit Gupta (associate professor at MAMC and LNH).
  • She has also contributed 8 chapters in national textbooks
  • More than 90 publications, in national and international journals to her credit.
  • She is editor and reviewer of many national and international journals, and is a life time member of various national anaesthesia, pain and critical care societies.
  • She is a course co-ordinator of online training program in airway and Course co-ordinator of division of Onco anaesthesiology at AIIMS, Rishikesh.
  • Her special interests are research, onco anaesthesia, pain and palliative care medicine.

Dr. Dhruvendra Pandey

Dr. Dhruvendra Pandey currently working as Associate Professor, Department of Community Medicine, Govt. Medical College, Ratlam. He did MBBS from Govt. NSCB Medical College Jabalpur, MD in Community Medicine From MGM Medical College Indore and PGDEPI (Post Graduation Diploma in Epidemiology ) from Indian institute of Public health/ Public health foundation of IndiaNew Delhi.

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  • Previously worked as Assistant Professor in Community Medicine dept., and Assistant Supritendent cum IDSP Nodal person, Govt. NSCB Medical College and Hospital, Jabalpur.
  • Published 28 research publication in peer reviewed National and International Journal
  • lifetime active member various national association related to public health
  • Editorial Board member and Reviewer in numorous National journals
  • Book in Evaluation of Intrauterine device practice and client satisfaction
  • He is receipient of many awards like
    • Young Scientist award in 33 M.P.young scientist congress 2018
    • 1st Prize in Late Dr. T. Ghosh Psychiatric Quiz Competition in 3rd MP Psycon 2009
    • 2nd prize in National Inter College Quiz Competition at AIIMS Jodhpur, on occasion of world health day 2014
  • Principle investigator in ICMR funded reseach project titled systematic TB detection among children admitted in NRCs of Ratlam district and Co-PI in another ICMR-STS 2020 project titled internet addiction among adolescents: a study in central India.
  • State coordinator in Dr. Padam singh Research development scheme under Institute of Applied Research & ICMR-NIMS & NICPR
  • State level Mentor in Routine immunization supportive Supervision, State effective vaccine management, state alternate vaccine management assessment and HIV sentinel surveillance.
  • Organizes various workshops related to student and Faculty research development.
  • Trained in Basic and Advance biostatistics, qualitative research and data analysis using SPSS.
  • Field of interest- Maternal and Child health and Non communicable disease

Dr. Amina Sultan

Dr. Amina Sultan is a proactive academician and clinician with more than 17years of teaching experience. She finished her BDS in the year 2000 and did MDS in Pediatric & Preventive Dentistry from DAV (C) Dental College, Yamuna Nagar (Haryana)in 2003.

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  • She has numerous publications and presentations to her credit and has presented papers in various prestigious national and international conferences.
  • Some of her oral presentations have won best presentation awards as well.
  • She is associated with many influential national and international journals as an editorial board member and as a reviewer.
  • She is a life member of several renowned associations like ISPPD (Indian society of pedodontics and preventive dentistry), SAAPD (South Asian association of pediatric dentistry), INPAFO (Indo pacific academy of Forensic odontology) and ISDT (Indian society of dental traumatology).
  • Currently, she is Professor & Head of the Department; @ Department of Pediatric & preventive dentistry; Faculty of Dentistry, Jamia Millia Islamia University; New Delhi

Dr. Neetika Singh

Dr. Neetika Singh was born and raised in Pathankot, Punjab. She completed her graduation from BJS Dental College and Hospital, Ludhiana and Masters in Paediatric and Preventive Dentistry from SGT University, Gurugram.

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  • She has an academic experience of 8 years and is currently working as an Associate Professor at Bhojia Dental College and Hospital, Baddi , Himachal Pradesh.
  • She is also a life member of ISPPD (Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry) and SAAPD (South Asian Association of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry), India.
  • She is active speaker at many National and International conferences and has even chaired scienctific sessions on International platforms.
  • She has made contributions in dental literature through her articles and case-reports.


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