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All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Nagpur

  • Designation: Associate Professor
  • Qualification:MD (Pediatrics), PG Diploma in Developmental Neurology, BA Psychology, MA (Counselling Psychology)
    Postgraduate Diploma in Developmental Neurology, MA Psychology
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        Areas of expertise
  • Developmental Pediatrics
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Specific Learning Disability

Membership & Training

  • Indian Medical Association (IMA)
  • Indian Association of Pediatrics (IAP)
  • Commonwealth Association for Health and Disability (COMHAD)
  • Pediatric Neurology Association
  • Growth, Development and Behavioural Pediatrics chapter of IAP
  • Adolescent Health Academy (AHA), Nagpur


  • Quantitative Methods in Clinical & Public Health Research a course of study offered by HarvardX, an online learning initiative of Harvard University through edX in February 2013.
  • Programming for Infant and Young Child Feeding -- UNICEF Training Course” sponsored by the Infant and Young Child Feeding Unit, Nutrition Section, UNICEF Headquarters and Cornell Nutrition Works, Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University Completed October 20, 2012.
  • IAP Epilepsy and Movement Disorder Module 2012. 
  • Developmental Assessment Scale for Indian Infants (DASII) 


  • Golhar ST, Agrawal H, Chauhan UM, Madhura A. Hypoalbuminemia in critically sick children. Int J Contemp Pediatr 2019;6:922-6. 
  • Chauhan U, Phirke Y, Golhar S, Madhura A. Profile and outcome of acute kidney injury in critically ill children admitted to pediatric intensive care unit. Int J Contemp Pediatr 2018;5:2148-55. 
  • Cherian JJ, Lobo I, Sukhlecha A, Chawan U, Kshirsagar NA, Nair BL, Sawardekar L. Treatment outcome of extrapulmonary tuberculosis under Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme. Indian J Tuberc. 2017 Apr;64(2):104-108. doi: 10.1016/j.ijtb.2016.11.028. Epub 2017 Jan 11. PMID: 28410692.
  • Bokade CM, Chauhan U, Dhole C. Study of Hepatobiliary Involvement in Children with Sickle Cell Disease. Ann. Int. Med. Den. Res. 2017; 3(3):PE09- PE15.   
  • Bokade C M., Chauhan Urmila and Kamat Pranoti.2016, Study of hepatic dysfunction in dengue fever  and it’s predictor of outcome. Int J Recent Sci Res. 7(9), pp. 13360-13363.

Books / Chapters Published

  • Dr Urmila Chauhan. Nutrition and Diet Simplified for children. First Edition. New Delhi: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers Ltd.; 2014. Chapter 15: Immunisation;216-234. ISBN: 978-93-5090-743-6.


Honors and Awards:

  • Joint Secretary, Commonwealth Association for Health and Disability, UK. (2018-2020)


  • Publications year wise: Year 2020 1. Parapagus dicephalus conjoined twin: a case report. International Journal of Contemporary Pediatrics. 7(1):217-219.

Ongoing projects:

  • Caregiver's perception of barriers to implementation of the 'Rights of Persons with Disabilities (RPWD) Act, 2016 in India. 
  • Impact of using IDDEA - Assessment Card (Identification of Developmental Disabilities and Early Intervention) in evaluation of children with disabilities by pediatric postgraduate students. 
  • Teleconsultation for Children with Developmental Disabilities during the Corona pandemic: caregiver and physician experience.