Dr G Rajesh

Professor and Head

Department of Public Health Dentistry

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    G Rajesh BH teaches undergraduate and postgraduate students.

    He:

    • Trains MDS students and BDS Students in theory classes and practical.
    • Is involved in clinical preventive dentistry for MDS students and also in patient management at Comprehensive Dental Clinic in the department.
    • Sets paper for BDS students at Manipal Academy of Higher Education.
    • Is BDS examiner at Manipal Academy of Higher Education.
    • Is BDS and MDS examiner at Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences.
    • Is in charge of Rural Dental Satellite Centre, Abhaya Ashraya, Asaigoli.

 

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MDS Public Health Dentistry SDM College of Dental Sciences and Hospital, Dharwad 2005

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Department of Public Health Dentistry, MCODS Mangalore Associate Professor 2010 till date
Department of Public Health Dentistry, MCODS Mangalore Reader 2009-2010
Department of Public Health Dentistry, MCODS Mangalore Assistant Professor 2005-2009
SDM College of Dental Sciences and Hospital, Dharwad Assistant Professor Reader 2005-2009 2009-2010

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Behavioural Sciences and Oral Health, Disaster Management, Oral Epidemiology, Global Oral Health, Tobacco Cessation, Systematic Reviews And Meta-Analysis

Area of Expertise

Behavioural Sciences and Oral Health, Oral Epidemiology, Global Oral Health

Area of Research

Behavioural Sciences and Oral Health, Disaster Management, Oral Epidemiology, Global Oral Health, Tobacco Cessation, Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Member of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry, 2002.
  • Member of International Association of Dental Research, 2013. 
  • Member of Indian Society for Dental Research, 2013.
  • Member of Indian Dental Association, 2012.
  • Member of Indian Red Cross, 2012.

Emotional intelligence and perceived stress among undergraduate students in a private dental institution in India

Prasad KVV Javali SB Budihalmath J

Journal of Dental Education.

A survey on disaster management among postgraduate students in a private dental institution in India

2011-01-01 Prasad KVV Chhabra KG Shetty PJ Javali SB

American Journal of Disaster Medicine, 2011, 6(5): 309-18.

Willingness to participate in disaster management among Indian dental graduates

2012-01-01 Priya H Pai MBH Shenoy R

Prehospital and Disaster Medicine, 2012, 27(5):439-444.

Effects of various methods of school oral health education methods on oral health knowledge and oral health status of high school children in gadag town - A randomized controlled trail

2008-01-01 Prasad KVV Mohanty VR Javali SB

Journal of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry, 2008, 14: 22-8.

Dermatoglyphics - A marker for malocclusion

2010-01-01 Tikare S Prasad KVV Thippeswamy V Javali SB

International Dental Journal, 2010, 60: 1-5.

Insights into pictorial health warnings on tobacco product packages marketed in Uttar Pradesh, India

2010-01-01 Aruna DS Mohanty VR

Asia Pacific J Cancer Prev, 2010, 11: 1-4.

Insights into the tobacco cessation scenario among dental graduates: An Indian perspective

2012-01-01 Binnal A Ahmed J Denny C

Asia Pacific J Cancer Prev 2012, 13: 2611-2617.

Insights into smoking and its cessation among current smokers in India

2013-01-01 Binnal A Ahmed J Denny C Nayak SU

Asian Pac J Cancer Prev, 2013, 14(5):2811-8.

Insights into radiation protection scenario among a subpopulation of Indian dental practitioners

Binnal A Ahmed J Denny C Nayak V

Imaging Sciences in Dentistry.

The efficacy of dentifrices on extrinsic tooth stains amongst community dwelling adults in Hubli-Dharwad, Karnataka, India- A randomized controlled trial

2011-01-01 Sreenivasan P Ramya K Rao CB DeVizio W

Community Dental Health, 2011, 28(3):201-5.