Dr. H. Manjunatha Hande


Department of Medicine


    Dr H Manjunatha Hande is Professor, HOD and Unit Head in the Department of Medicine.


    • Teaches undergraduates and postgraduates students.
    • Involved in research activities.
    • Guides PhD students.
    • Reviews research activities of university as ethical committee member.
    • Is Chairman of Hospital Infection Control Committee.


Subject Semester / Year


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
Short Term Training, Geriatrics Geriatrics International Institute on Ageing UN, Malta 1998
MD General Medicine Bangalore Medical College, Bangalore 1986
MBBS Bangalore Medical College, Bangalore 1982


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
KMC Manipal Professor 1/Jun/2019 till date
KMC, Manipal Professor and Head 03/2015 to May/2019
KMC, Manipal Professor 03/2004 to 03/2015
KMC, Manipal Additional Professor 03/2003 to 02/2004
KMC, Manipal Associate Professor 02/1995 to 03/2003
KMC, Manipal Reader 04/1993 to 12/1994
KMC, Manipal Assistant Professor 05/1990 to 04/1993
KMC, Manipal Lecturer 05/1989 to 05/1990
KMC, Manipal Junior Lecturer 04/1988 to 05/1989


Area of Interest

Infectious diseases, Geriatric Medicine

Area of Expertise

General Medicine, Hospital Infection control activities

Area of Research

Infectious disease, Geriatrics, Hypertension

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Life Member of API, Karnataka Chapter, Executive committee member twice, 1986.
  • Life Member of API, National, Attending conferences, presenting papers, 1986.
  • Life Member of Geriatric Society of India, 1998.
  • Received Good Teacher Award, 2007-2008.
  • Received Dr Nadagoud Honour Lecture Award at KAPICON 2005, Tumkur.
  • Received Honour from Koota Maha Jagat, Saligrama, Udupi Branch, 2013.

Avivar Awasthi , Manjunath H. Hande∗ Pragna Rao ,Thejesh Srinivasb, Gagana Hanumaiahb “Association of Secreted Frizzled Related Protein 4 with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and its complications: A South Indian hospital based case control study” Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health 9 (2021) 171–174

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Melita Sheilini,H Manjunatha Hande,Mukhyaprana M Prabhu ,Mamatha Shivananda Pai ,Anice George “Impact of multimodal interventions on medication nonadherence among elderly hypertensives:a randomized controlled study” Dove Press - Patient Preference and Adherence 2019:13 549–559

Gupta H, Chaudhari S, Rai A, Bhat S,Sahu PK, Hande MH, et al. (2017) Genetic and epigenetic changes in host ABCB1 influences malaria susceptibility to Plasmodium falciparum. PLoS ONE 12(4): e0175702. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0175702

Chenamgere G Shashi Kumar; Arun G Maiya ; H Manjunath Hande; Kadavigere V Rajagopal; Sudha Vidhyasagar “Analysis of Gait Characteristics Using a Dynamic Foot Scanner in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus without Peripheral Neuropathy”. Journal of Exercise Science and Physiotherapy, Vol. 11, No. 1, June 2015: 58-64. http://www.efha.in/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/FULL-TEXT-UAIC-97302352020.pdf

Docherla, M, Hande Manjunath H, Kavitha S, Shastry BA,Bhatia S. “Comparative study of systolic and diastolic cardiac failure in Elderly hospitalized patients in a tertiary care hospital in southwest India.” Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2009 June [cited: 2009 June 1]; 3:1529-1536

PG thesis guide-since 1997.

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    Diabetes Mellitus, Arogyavani, Sunday health capsule of popular Kannada newspaper.