MILESTONES


1911

KG’s Medical college  , Lucknow was established

1915

Part- time department of State Medicine was established in erstwhile provincial Hygiene institute and the first part- time professor of hygiene was appointed

1952

The part time department was redesignated as Social medicine and Public health

1958

The department of Social  and Preventive Medicine was  created with full time professor, and a Rural Field Practice Area at Sarojini Nagar, 16 Kms. From Lucknow on Kanpur Road.

1960

Residential Rural Internship was started at Sarojini Nagar.

1961

First M.D. Social and Preventive Medicine was awarded

1963

DPH course was instituted and Urban Health Center at Alambagh, 8 Kms from Lucknow additional teaching and field staff.

1966

Sub-center Banthara of the PHC Sarojininagar was converted to experimental Teaching Health Sub-center with the assistance  of Rockefeller Foundation

1968

Sub-center Mati was also upgraded as the Experimental Teaching Health Sub-center

1972

The department was Upgraded to Postgraduate Department by the Government of India.

1975

The department was shifted to its new building

1978

Scheme of Reorientation  of Medical Education (ROME) was launched in the college. Three PHCs were attached to the department and 3 Mobile Clinics from  U.K. received.

1981

Post-doctoral PhD (Social & Preventive Medicine) was instituted.

1981

Inaugural Conference of the UP Chapter, Indian  Association of Preventive and Social Medicine was organised  on December 7 & 8.

  1982

State Level workshop on ROME  held

  1983

13th Annual Conference of Indian Association of Preventive and Social Medicine is being organized on January 3, 4 & 5 on the occasion of the Silver Jubilee of the department.

1985

Second International Conference of Biostatistics held

1988

Workshop held on " Internship Training in Community Medicine And Primary health care- Need For Uniform Strategy" sponsored by UNICEF .

2005

Annual National Conference of IPHA held

2006

Annual  Conference of UP Chapter of IAPSM held