Dr Ashwini Rao

Professor

Department of Public Health Dentistry

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Ashwini Rao trains undergraduate and postgraduate students.

    She is:

    • Involved in administration responsibilities.
    • Examiner for BDS/MDS in Manipal Academy of Higher Education and also in Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS) Bangalore.
    • PhD Guide of Manipal Academy of Higher Education.

    She is Secretary of the Institutional Composite Research Committee of Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Mangalore, Manipal Academy of Higher Education.

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Public Health Dentistry Third and Fourth year
Public Health Dentistry Postgraduate students

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MDS Public Health Dentistry MCODS, Manipal, Manipal Academy of Higher Education 1998

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Mangalore Professor and Head September 2006 till date
Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Mangalore Associate Professor November 2003 till September 2006
Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Mangalore Assistant Professor September 1998 till November 2003
Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Mangalore Tutor September 1995 to August 1996

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Epidemiology, Behavioural Sciences, Tobacco and Oral Health, Research Methodology

Area of Expertise

Public Health Dentistry

Area of Research

Epidemiology, Behavioural Sciences, Tobacco and Oral Health,

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Member of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry (IAPHD), 1997.
  • Member of Indian Society for Dental Research (ISDR), 1998.

Characteristics of dental fear amongst dental and medical students

1997-01-12 Peter S Sequeira Soben Peter

Indian Journal of Dental Research, October - December 1997, Vol 8, No. 4, 111-114.

Genetic counselling-the motivating tool

1999-01-01 Arathi Rao

Indian Journal of Orofacial Genetics, vol 2, No 1, 11-13, January-June 1999.

Oral health status of the institutionalized elderly in Mangalore

1999-01-04 Peter S Sequeira Soben Peter A. Rajeev

Indian Journal of Dental Research, April-June 1999,Vol 10, No 2, 55-62.

Prevalence of dental caries among school children of Moodbidri

1999-01-06 Peter S Sequeira Soben Peter

J Indian Soc Pedo Prev Dent, June 1999, Vol 17, No 2, 45-48.

Parental presence in the dental operatory - parent’s point of view

1999-01-12 Arathi Rao

J Indian Soc Pedo Prev Dent, December 1999, Vol 17, No 4, 150-155.

Karyotyping

1999-01-07 Arathi Rao Nagesh Rao

Indian Journal of Orofacial Genetics, July - December 1999, Vol 2, No 2, 9-14.

Influence of parental beliefs on the caries experience of their children

2003-01-06 Arathi Rao Asha Kamath Peter S Sequeira Soben Peter

Kerala State Dental Journal, June 2003, Vol 27, No. 3, 26 - 32.

Supernumerary teeth- A case report

2005-01-01 Arathi Rao

JISPPD, 2005, Vol 23, Issue 2, Pg 103 - 105.

Factors influencing choice of oral hygiene products among bank employees in Mangalore City

2006-01-01 Rekha Prabhu Peter S Sequeira

Kerala Dental Journal, January 2006, Vol 29(1), 49 - 51.

Effect of dental health education on dental attendance of 8-9 year old school children belonging to low socioeconomic status

Rekha Prabhu Peter S Sequeira

Karnataka State Dental Journal, vol 25, No 1, 2006, 10-13.