Dr Shrikala Baliga

Professor

Department of Microbiology

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Dr Shrikala Baliga is Professor in the Department of Microbiology
    •  Roles
      1. Deputy Director, Quality &Compliance, Mangalore Campus, MAHE
      2. Director, Kasturba Medical College Laboratory Services
      3. Teaching UGs and Training Postgraduate students (MD and PhD) 
      4. Guide for UG/ MD/ PhD students

 

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Microbiology

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MD Microbiology Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, Mangalore University 1994
MBBS( Bachelor of Medicine , Bachelor of Surgery) Grant Medical College, Mumbai University 1989

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Department of Microbiology, KMC Mangalore Professor 2010 - Till date
Department of Microbiology, KMC Mangalore Professor and Head of the Department 2010 to 30/09/2015
Department of Microbiology, KMC Mangalore Additional Professor 2009-2010
Department of Microbiology, KMC Mangalore Associate Professor 2000-2009
Department of Microbiology, KMC Mangalore Assistant Professor 1995-2000
Department of Microbiology, KMC Mangalore Tutor 1991-1994

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Diagnostic Microbiology, Hospital Infections, Quality Assurance, Drug Resistance

Area of Expertise

Quality Assurance as per National Accreditation Board for Laborataries (Lead Assessor and Technical Assesor), Hospital infection control

Area of Research

Drug Resistance, Infectious Diseases, Hospital infection control,Mycobacteriology, One Health

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Director KMC Diagnostic Centre, 2003-2011.
  • Member of RNTCP Committee, KMC Mangalore, 2010,
  • Chairperson of Manipal Academy of Higher Education Board of Studies, 2013.
  • Member of Board of studies for Pre and Para clinical courses for Allied Health Sciences MMMC
  • Life member of Indian Association of Medical Microbiology.
  • Life member of Indian Association of Medical Microbiology, Karnataka Chapter.
  • Organizing Secretary for State Conference, January, 2013.

A prospective study on evaluation of antibiotic prescription practices in an intensive care unit of a tertiary care hospital.

2010-01-01 Kranthi K Nafisa

2010

Nasal carriage of MRSA in medical students.

2008-01-01 G A Menezes MA Khan Rohit Bansil Vidyalakshmi

Molecular characterization of antimicrobial resistance in non-typhoidal salmonellae associated with systemic manifestations from India .

Semmelweiss’s forgotten gift, has hand washing lost its importance.

2013-01-01 Yashasvi Chugh

Comparison of various culture methods for isolation of group B streptococcus from vaginal colonization of pregnant women.

2013-01-01 Kavitha K Suchitra Shenoy M Bharati B