The leadership team oversees the academic, business and student affairs of Manipal, representing the institution’s vision, mission and purpose both in India and abroad.
Dr. Augustine joined KMC, Mangalore in 1997 and has served the institution in various capacities. He served as Head of the Department of Surgery, KMC Mangalore from 2010-2015. Dr. Augustine was instrumental in establishing the Surgical Technology Learning Center at KMC Hospital Attavar, Mangalore which contains state of the art endotrainers to train laparoscopic skills. It also has basic suturing technique demonstration infrastructure and manikins for acute critical care training such as endotracheal intubation, ICT placement and cardiac resuscitation.