Dr Kavitha Saravu

Dr Kavitha Saravu

Professor & Unit Head

Department of Medicine

My Name is Dr Kavitha Saravu, my profilePage is. I am aProfessor & Unit Headin Department of Medicine, KMC Manipal.
  • CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Dr Kavitha Saravu teaches undergraduate and postgraduate students.

    She:

    • Is involved in academic and clinical training of medical students and internal medicine postgraduate residents.
    • Guides postgraduate students in their dissertation.
    • Is internal examiner at KMC Manipal for MBBS.
    • Attends to outpatients and inpatients and supervises resident doctors and interns.
    • Guides PhD students.
  • SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING
    Subject
    :
    Internal medicine
    Subject code
    :
    MBBS
    Year / Semester
    :
    Subject
    :
    Internal medicine
    Subject code
    :
    MD
    Year / Semester
    :
  • ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
    Degree
    :
    ICMR International Fellowship for Young Biomedical Scientists
    Specialisation
    :
    Translational Research (Infectious Diseases)
    Institute
    :
    Yale School of Medicine, Connecticut, USA
    Year of passing
    :
    2013
    Degree
    :
    Diploma
    Specialisation
    :
    Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
    Institute
    :
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (Royal College of Physicians, England, UK)
    Year of passing
    :
    2013
    Degree
    :
    DNB
    Specialisation
    :
    General Medicine
    Institute
    :
    National Board of Examinations, New Delhi
    Year of passing
    :
    2006
    Degree
    :
    MD
    Specialisation
    :
    General Medicine
    Institute
    :
    Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College, and King Edward Memorial Hospital, Mumbai
    Year of passing
    :
    1998
    Degree
    :
    MBBS
    Specialisation
    :
    Institute
    :
    Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore
    Year of passing
    :
    1994
  • EXPERIENCE
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    KMC, Manipal
    Designation
    :
    Professor & Unit Head
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    01/03/2013 till date
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    KMC, Manipal
    Designation
    :
    Additional Professor
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    16/07/2012 to 28/02/2013
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    KMC, Manipal
    Designation
    :
    Associate Professor
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    13/10/2004 to 15/07/2012
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    KMC, Manipal
    Designation
    :
    Assistant Professor
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    20/10/1999 to 12/10/2004
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Seth G S Medical College and King Edward Memorial College, Mumbai
    Designation
    :
    Junior Resident
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    01/08/1995 to 31/07/1998
  • CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Dr Kavitha Saravu teaches undergraduate and postgraduate students.

    She:

    • Is involved in academic and clinical training of medical students and internal medicine postgraduate residents.
    • Guides postgraduate students in their dissertation.
    • Is internal examiner at KMC Manipal for MBBS.
    • Attends to outpatients and inpatients and supervises resident doctors and interns.
    • Guides PhD students.
  • SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING
    Subject Subject code Year / Semester
    Internal medicine MBBS
    Internal medicine MD
  • ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
    Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
    ICMR International Fellowship for Young Biomedical Scientists Translational Research (Infectious Diseases) Yale School of Medicine, Connecticut, USA 2013
    Diploma Tropical Medicine and Hygiene London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (Royal College of Physicians, England, UK) 2013
    DNB General Medicine National Board of Examinations, New Delhi 2006
    MD General Medicine Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College, and King Edward Memorial Hospital, Mumbai 1998
    MBBS Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore 1994
  • EXPERIENCE
    Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
    KMC, Manipal Professor & Unit Head 01/03/2013 till date
    KMC, Manipal Additional Professor 16/07/2012 to 28/02/2013
    KMC, Manipal Associate Professor 13/10/2004 to 15/07/2012
    KMC, Manipal Assistant Professor 20/10/1999 to 12/10/2004
    Seth G S Medical College and King Edward Memorial College, Mumbai Junior Resident 01/08/1995 to 31/07/1998
  • AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
    Areas of interest
    :
    Infectious Diseases, Malaria, Melioidosis, Acute Febrile Illnesses, HIV, Antimicrobial Resistance
    Areas of expertise
    :
    Infectious Diseases, Malaria, Melioidosis, Tuberculosis, Acute Febrile Illnesses
    Areas of research
    :
    Malaria, Melioidosis, Tuberculosis
  • PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND CONTRIBUTIONS

    o    Member of Manipal Academy of Higher Education Ethics sub-committee

    o    Core committee member of the Clinical Epidemiology Unit of Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal

    o    Member of Indian Medical Association, Udupi

    o    Member of Association of Physicians of India

    o    Member of Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine

    o    Member of Infectious Disease Society of India

    o    Member of HIV Medical Association of India

    o    Member of the Clinical Infectious Diseases Society (CIDS), India

    o    Member of the International Society for Infectious Diseases (ISID)

    o    Member of India CLEN- Clinical Epidemiology Network

     

    Book chapters:

    Authored a chapter on Melioidosis in the 9th edition of API text book of medicine (Association of physicians of India) ed Y P Munjal 2012.1134.

    Authored a chapter on Melioidosis in the 10th edition of API text book of medicine (Association of physicians of India) ed Y P Munjal 2015.

  • AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
    Areas of interest Infectious Diseases, Malaria, Melioidosis, Acute Febrile Illnesses, HIV, Antimicrobial Resistance
    Areas of expertise Infectious Diseases, Malaria, Melioidosis, Tuberculosis, Acute Febrile Illnesses
    Areas of research Malaria, Melioidosis, Tuberculosis
  • PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND CONTRIBUTIONS

    o    Member of Manipal Academy of Higher Education Ethics sub-committee

    o    Core committee member of the Clinical Epidemiology Unit of Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal

    o    Member of Indian Medical Association, Udupi

    o    Member of Association of Physicians of India

    o    Member of Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine

    o    Member of Infectious Disease Society of India

    o    Member of HIV Medical Association of India

    o    Member of the Clinical Infectious Diseases Society (CIDS), India

    o    Member of the International Society for Infectious Diseases (ISID)

    o    Member of India CLEN- Clinical Epidemiology Network

     

    Book chapters:

    Authored a chapter on Melioidosis in the 9th edition of API text book of medicine (Association of physicians of India) ed Y P Munjal 2012.1134.

    Authored a chapter on Melioidosis in the 10th edition of API text book of medicine (Association of physicians of India) ed Y P Munjal 2015.