Ethical Dilemmas in Research

The Department of Periodontology, Manipal College of Dental Sciences Mangalore, in collaboration with the Indian Society of Periodontology, Dakshin Kannada study group, conducted a Professional Enrichment Program titled “Ethical Dilemmas in Research” on the 14th February 2015, at Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Attavar Mangalore. The program was attended by 120 delegates including postgraduates and faculty from colleges in and around Mangalore. Dr. Dilip G Naik, Dean MCODS Mangalore was the guest of honor for the occasion. Dr. Biju Thomas, the National President of the Indian Society of Periodontology was the chief guest. The Convener of Indian Society of Periodontology, Dr. Sharath KS Prof & Head, Department of Periodontology Srinivas Institute of Dental Sciences was also present on the occasion. Dr Ashita Uppoor Prof & Head Dept of Periodontology welcomed the gathering. The speakers for the program were Dr. Joseph Thomas, Professor Department of Urology, Kasturba Medical College Manipal, who spoke on “Research Ethics”, and Dr. MK Unnikrishnan, Professor and Head Department of Pharmacy Practice, Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences Manipal who enlightened the participants on “Publication Ethics”. Both the lectures were well appreciated by the participants.