Dr. Kalinga Keshari Sahoo

Career Summary

  • Professor, ex-Vice Principal & HOD, Hi-tech Dental College & Hospital, Bhubaneswar
  • Ex EC member (2020-22), IPS
  • Ex President, ex Secretary and present President-elect, IPS Odisha State branch.
  • Founding member of one of the oldest regional branch (Odisha) of IPS
  • Organizing Secretary, 1st IPS Odisha State Conference, 2022.
  • National Key note speaker at 50th IPS Golden Jubilee Conference, New Delhi, 2022.
  • Conference Organizing core committee member , 51st IPS Conference,Goa,2023.
    • BDS from M.S.Ramaiah Dental College, Bangalore, Karnataka in 2001.
    • Post Graduate trainee at AIIMS, New Delhi, 2003-2004
    • MDS from Rural Dental College, Pravara Institute of Dental Science, Loni, Maharashtra, in 2007.
    • Have been instrumental in the formation of IPS Odisha State branch in 2014 which is one of the oldest regional branches of IPS.
    • Have organized numerous rallies, street plays, cyclothons, awareness campaigns, CDE programs etc during Presidential term and as Secretary of the state branch.
    • Have been actively involved in branch activities like community outreach and academic programs.
    • Also, have been instrumental in starting the annual IPS Odisha newsletter, named 'The Crown' while being the President.
    • Have worked closely with the IPS head office during the first term as EC member with 100% attendance in all EC meetings.