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Guru Angad Dev Veterinary And Animal Sciences University
ਗੁਰੂ ਅੰਗਦ ਦੇਵ ਵੈਟਨਰੀ ਐਂਡ ਐਨੀਮਲ ਸਾਇੰਸਜ਼ ਯੂਨੀਵਰਸਿਟੀ

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College of Veterinary Science

Faculty Detail

Dr. Sushma Chhabra

Designation: Senior Scientist (Professor)
Contact Address:Department of Veterinary Medicine, College of Veterinary Science, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University Ludhiana 141004
Telephone : 0161-2414008
Mobile: 9463005061
Email:chhabrasushma@rediffmail.com

Academic Credentials

  • M.V.Sc (Veterinary Medicine)
  • Ph.D. (Veterinary Medicine)

Teaching and Other Appointments

 At B.V.Sc. level                 :    22 Years
 At M.V.Sc. & Ph.D. level  :    14 years


Clinical Duties
  • Attending full time clinical/ emergency duties for 6 months a year
  • Nearly 20000 animals are being treated in the clinics per year.

Area of Research Interests


  • Mineral imbalances in dairy animals
  • Iodine deficiency in bovines
  • Dermatological disorders in canines
Working on research scheme entitled “Nutritional deficiency diseases of dairy  animals; their Cinicopathological,   Diagnostic and Therapeutic aspects” since 1998. Undertaking research work  on surveillance of nutritional deficiency diseases  of high producing dairy animals especially crossbred and exotic cattle and high producing buffaloes in relation to soil and plant minerals status. Based on the findings, specific therapeutic measures have been tested for alleviation of the problems.  Based on the local geoclimatic conditions, for prevention of nutritional diseases, attempts have been made to develop specific nutritional supplement formulations which will help in minimizing the economic losses suffered by dairy farmers due to the widely prevalent disorders.   



Research Honour’s /Awards

  • Awarded University Merit Certificate.
  • Merit Scholarship throughout the degree.
  • ICAR Junior Research Fellowship
  • University Merit Certificate.Awarded University Merit Scholarship (not availed)
  • University Merit Certificate.
  • Awarded University Merit Scholarship (not availed)
  • Elected Women Representative (Regional Secretary) of the Indian Society for Veterinary Medicine with a life membership of over 1000 Veterinary Scientists.
  • 2nd Best Oral Paper Presentation Award at 25th Annual Convention of the Indian society for Veterinary Medicine and National Symposium at  GBPAU&T Pantnagar Uttrakhand.
  • Appreciation Certificate from Director of Research,GADVASU, Ldh for imparting practical training to research personal from MONGOLIA.
  • Best poster presentation award  in International Buffalo Conference for research paper on ‘Seasonal variations in plasma mineral profile and their subclinical deficiencies in buffaloes of three districts of Punjab’ at New Delhi.
  • Appreciation Certificate from Director of Research,GADVASU, Ldh for imparting practical training to research personal from MONGOLIA.
  • Best Oral Paper Presentation Awards for 8 papers presented in various conferences.
  • Best Oral Paper Presentation Award at 31st Annual Convention of the Indian society for Veterinary Medicine and National Symposium  on “Advancing Veterinary Medicine and its Specialties for Augmented Productivity and Health: Issues and Strategies in Farm and Companion Animals at  Mhow,  M.P.
  • Best Oral Paper Presentation Award at 32nd Annual Convention of the Indian society for Veterinary Medicine and National Symposium at Jammu.
  • Acted Co-chairperson of a session entitled “Non-Infectious diseases of companion animals” at 33rd annual ISVM convention & the National Symposium organized at Department of Veterinary Medicine at Pookode, Kerala.
  • Best Oral Paper Presentation Award at 34th Annual Convention of the Indian society for Veterinary Medicine and National Symposium at GADVASU, Ludhiana.
  • Best clinical article award for the article published in Intas Polivet 19.
  • First best paper presentation award at 36th annual conference of ISVM and national symposium held at Department of Veterinary Medicine, COVS & AH, Bhubaneshwar.
  • 3rd Best paper presentation award  at 38th annual conference of ISVM and national symposium 2020.

No. of Publications

Research: 102
Extension: 68    
Books:  
 Manuals: 06

Publications

  • Sushma Chhabra, Randhawa S.S., and Bhardwaj S.D. (2007).  Effect of parenteral supplementation of iodine on reproductive performance of buffaloes in iodine deficient area.  Indian Veterinary Journal 84 (5): 471- 472.
  • Sushma Chhabra, Randhawa S.S., Bhardwaj S.D. and P S Dhaliwal (2007).  Efficacy of parenteral iodine supplementation on hypothermia in buffalo calves. Indian Veterinary Journal 85(7): 776-778.
  • Sushma Chhabra, Randhawa S.S.,  Rakesh Sharma  and R Jindal (2008).  Efficacy of parenteral iodine supplementation on hyperthermia in dairy cows. Indian Veterinary Journal 85(12): 13 48-49.
  • Sushma Chhabra, Randhawa S.S., P S Dhaliwal and R Jindal (2008).  Management of iodine deficiency in dairy animals Indian Journal of Animal Science 78 (9): 959-60.
  • Sushma Chhabra, N. Siddique and S.S. Randhawa (2012) Comparative studies on plasma mineral status of cattle in fluoride toxic brackish water zone of Punjab, India.  Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Disease 1: 257-59.
  • Sushma Chhabra, Rakesh Ranjan, S K Uppal and LD Singla (2012) Transplacental transmission of Babesia equi (Theileria equi) from carrier mares to foals. Journal of Parasitic diseases 36: 31-33.
  • Sushma Chhabra , Uppal SK and Singla LD (2013). Retrospective study of clinical and hematological aspects associated with dogs naturally infected by Hepatozoon canis in Ludhiana, Punjab, India. Asian Pac J Trop Biomed 3(6): 483-486
  • Sushma Chhabra (2014) Effect of Topical Application of Iodine on Plasma Inorganic Iodine Levels of Deficient Dairy Animals. J Vet Sci Med Diagn 3:3. doi:10.4172/2325-9590.1000146
  • Sushma Chhabra, S.S. Randhawa and SD Bhardwaj (2015) Macro and micro mineral profile in forage and blood plasma of water buffaloes with respect to seasonal variation. Buffalo Bulletin Vol. 34 (1): 45-51.
  • Sushma Chhabra, C.S. Randhawa and A.P.S. Sethi (2015) Nutritional haemoglobinuria in a buffalo herd fed with maize husk and barley grit. Buffalo Bulletin 34(4): 465-467.
  • Dhaliwal, RS and Chhabra Sushma (2016) Effect of Heavy Metals on Oxidative Stress Parameters of Cattle Inhabiting Buddha Nallah Area of Ludhiana District in Punjab. Journal of Veterinary Science and Technology 7(5)