Dr Smitha Sharlette D’Sa

Associate Professor

Department of Paediatrics

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Administrative:

    • Assist the administration to implement institutional policies, rules & regulations and plan of actions.
    • Work towards the achievement of the institution’s Vision, Mission statement, overall & specific objectives.
    • Ensure that students follow the rules and regulations of the college.
    • Attend department, Institutional and University meetings as and when called for.
    • Maintain functioning and operation of various equipment.

    Academic:

    • Adhere to the time-table for theory and practical demonstrations for UG classes.
    • Conduct lecture and practical demonstration to UG & PGs.
    • Evaluate various presentations of UGs and PGs as per the specified format.
    • Correct the log book/record book at regular intervals and provide feedback to students.
    • Help in the conduct of sessional and University examinations and submission of internal assessment scores as per the specified timeframes.
    • Be a part of paper evaluation, question bank preparation.
    • Carry out examination responsibility as entrusted by the University/ College/ HOD.
    • Help in the conduct of various PG teaching activities.
    • Undertake delegated responsibility such selection of seminar / Journal Club topics and function as coordinators for various courses.

    Patient Care and Management:

    • Provide out-patient and in-patient services in a proper and timely manner.
    • Regular clinical visits for in patient care.
    • Ensure that cross-referrals are seen.
    • Bring to the notice of the senior faculty any case which requires their attention/as laid down by the rules.
    • Liaison with other departments (if necessary) to ensure that patient care improves.

    Research and other activities:

    • Publish papers including original research and try and procure patents.
    • Attend and present scientific papers in CME conference and workshops.
    • Assist in organizing CME, Conferences and workshops in the department

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Paediatrics 213 4th, 7th ,8th and 9th

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MD Paediatrics Kasturba Medical College,Mangalore 2009

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
KMC, Mangalore Associate Professor 01-07-2016 - till date
KMC, Mangalore Assistant Professor 06-05-2012 - 30-06-2016

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Haemato Oncology, Neonatology

Area of Expertise

Pediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care Management

Congenital malformation in newborns for a period of one year-2013

Sanjana

Manipal Fund - 2013

Contribution of low birth weight to neonatal mortality

ICMR Project - 2012