Professor, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi.
Dr. Suraj Singh Senjam, MBBS, MD, MSc. is a professor currently working in community ophthalmology at Dr. Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. He graduated with an MBBS from Imphal, Manipur, a state in northeast India. He received his MD degree in community medicine from the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh, India. He also received a master’s degree in public health for eye care (PHEC) from International Centre for Eye Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom. He has worked on assistive technology for visual impairment and published many peer-reviewed papers in indexed journals. He has designed a new and simplified classification of assistive technologies for the education of students with visual disabilities based on students’ activities performed at schools for the blind. Currently, he is looking after The Vision Rehabilitation & Training Centre in Community Ophthalmology. His research focus is on the application of the Person-Centred Approach (PCA) while providing care for people living with a visual loss. He is instrumental in setting up The National Research & Training Centre for Low Vision and Rehabilitation Services at Dr. RPC for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences. He has written a handbook on assistive technology for students with visual impairment, and a training manual on orientation & mobility. He is one of the key investigators for the National Blindness Survey in 30 districts of India and the National Trachoma Survey, India supported by the Ministry of Health Government of India.