Dr Ashwini K Hegde

Associate Professor

Department of Microbiology

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Ashwini Hegde teaches Microbiology
    • Diagnostic Microbiology
    • Guides students for research projects.

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Microbiology

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
PhD (Medical Microbiology) Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore 2004
MSc in Medical Microbiology Microbiology Kasturba Medical College 1988
BSc Kalsa College Mumbai 1984

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Department of Microbiology, KMC Mangalore
Department of Microbiology, KMC Mangalore Associate Professor 2009
Department of Microbiology, KMC Mangalore Selection Grade Lecturer 2002-2009
Department of Microbiology, KMC Mangalore Senior Grade Lecturer 1997-2002
Department of Microbiology, KMC Mangalore Lecturer 1989-1997

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Infectious disease

Area of Expertise

Bacteriology and Diagnostic Microbiology

Area of Research

Bacteriology and Diagnostic Microbiology

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

Certificate of appreciation for the contribution to medical research, 2011.

Life member of the Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists, 2007.

1.Chakraborty A, Saralaya V, Adhikari P, Shenoy S, Baliga S, Hegde ACharacterization of Escherichia coli Phylogenetic Groups Associated with Extraintestinal Infections in South Indian Population. Ann Med Health Sci Res. 2015 Jul-Aug;5(4):241-6.
2.Liz Mary Paul, Ashwini Hegde, Tanvi Pai, Subodh Shetty, Shrikala Baliga, Suchitra Shenoy. An Outbreak of Burkholderia cepacia Bacteremia in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. The Indian Journal of Pediatrics. 13 August 2015, pp 1-4
3.Juneja, I., A. Hegde, P. Rao, and R. M. “Nasal colonization of methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus among clinical postgraduates in a coastal Karnataka medical college - prevalence and antibiogram pattern”. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research, Vol. 11, no. 11, Nov. 2018, pp. 104-9, \
4.Venkatesh, V., A. Hegde, and R. M. “Clinical features and antimicrobial susceptibilities of Elizabethkingia meningoseptica - an emerging pathogen from a tertiary care hospital in mangalore”. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research, Vol. 11, no. 11, Nov. 2018, pp. 110-3,
5.Ankita Porwal, Sevitha Bhat, Ashwini Hegde, Pooja Rao, Shalini Shenoy. Cclinicomicrobiological study of bacteraemia caused by coliforms in adults. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2018 4; July [cited: 2019 Jun 12: DC15-DC19].
6.Senthil, S., A. Hegde, V. Kulkarni, and R. M. “Bacterial contamination of hands of medical interns and undergraduate students”. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research, Vol. 10, no. 12, Dec. 2017, pp. 145-9,
7.K, S., R. M, A. Hegde, and P. Rao. “Is acquisition of methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus - an occupational hazard for medical students in india?”. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research, Vol. 10, no. 12, Dec. 2017, pp. 141-4
8.Bhat, G. K., J. Kumari, S. M. Shenoy, A. Hegde, C. M, and V. K. “Vancomycin intermediate and vancomycin resistant staphylococcus aureus “ Mechanisms, clinical significance and detection”. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research, Vol. 10, no. 6, June 2017, pp. 32-38,
 

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