Dr. Shyam Pingle is a senior Occupational Health Physician in India who is passionate about Occupational Health, Workplace Wellness and Community Health. He is currently working as Senior Occupational Health Specialist and Adjunct Professor, Public Indian Institute of Public Health Gandhinagar, since July 2015. Dr. Pingle has more than 37 years of professional experience and has worked as Chief of Medical Services in various industries for over 31 years.
He has held various leadership positions suchas Country Leader of Integrated Health Services with the Indian operations of global Information Technology giant, IBM Corporation, Bangalore and as Vice President, Medical & Occupational Health with largest private sector company in India, Reliance Industries Ltd.
Dr. Pingle is a key figure in national and international, corporate & occupational health circle. He was the National President of Indian Association of Occupational Health during 2009-2011. Dr. Pingle is an active member of the International commission on Occupational Health (ICOH) and has been heading the Scientific Committee on ‘Occupational Health & Development’ as Chair since 2009. He has been invited as faculty by Swedish National Institute of Working Life, Stockholm in 2006 and by Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany in July, 2012. Dr. Pingle has been a regular faculty member in Occupational Health programs organized by professional and governmental institutions and various industries. He was the Co-Chair of EHS expert committee of Bombay Chamber of Commerce & Industries for 6 years.
Dr. Pingle is an active participant in the promotion and advocacy of occupational health in India and other developing countries. He has facilitated collaborations with governmental organizations, NGOs, Industries, Universities and institutions within and outside the country.