Dr. B. Unnikrishnan, Dean & Professor of Community Medicine at  Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, Completed his MBBS from Pt.J.N.M Medical College, Raipur and Postgraduate (MD) in Community Medicine from Kasturba Medical College, Manipal. Started the Career as Assistant Professor in the Dept of Community Medicine at Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore. 


The mission statement is to engage in translational & Collaborative health systems research and education to help the community at large.


Dr. B. Unnikrishnan has been instrumental in starting mentorship program in research for medical students and has successfully incorporated research in medical education curriculum.

Presently collaborating with many national and international organizations like  Global Burden of Disease Network, World Health Organization & ICMR for generating Evidence for Policy decisions.

Life Philosophy

Dr. B. Unnikrishnan believes in the Philosophy of accessible and affordable health care that is evidence-based and which is acceptable to the People