CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES
- Trains MBBS Interns.
- Is resource person for research methodology workshop for postgraduates of all the departments.
- Sets and evaluates answer scripts.
Dr Kirthinath Ballala teaches MBBS and MD postgraduate students.
SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING
|Community Medicine||MBBS||3rd, 4th and 5th semester|
|Degree||Specialisation||Institute||Year of passing|
|MD||Community Medicine||Kasturba Medical College, Manipal||2012|
|MBBS||Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore||2008|
|Institution / Organisation||Designation||Role||Tenure|
|KMC Manipal||Associate Professor|
|KMC, Manipal||Assistant Professor||2012 to 2016|
|KMC, Manipal||Tutor||2009 to 2012|
|Department of Community Medicine, KMC Mangalore||Tutor||2008-2009|
AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
Area of Interest
Epidemiology , Biostatistics , Health Administration .
Area of Expertise
Epidemiology , Community Medicine
Area of Research
Infectious Diseases,Operational Research
Professional Affiliations & Contributions
- Life Member of Karnataka Association of Community Health (KACH), 2011.
Knowledge, attitude, and practices regarding whole body donation among medical professionals in a hospital in India
AnatSci Ed, 2011.
Perceptions and practices regarding use of personal listening devices among medical students in coastal South India
Noise Health, 2011
Job perception of counsellors employed at Integrated Counselling and Testing Centres (ICTCs) for HIV in a district of South India
2013-01-01 Papanna MK Kumar P Shetty A Kulothungan K Poojary IB Ballala K
Journal of the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care, 2013.
Mean versus median in tables and figures
Anesth Analg, 2013.