CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES
- teaches undergraduate students.
- is involved in activities of UG projects and also supervises PG academic activity.
- department ISO auditee and maintains departmental records.
- works as website coordinator.
- member of Board of studies for undergraduates.
- teacher guardian.
SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING
|Subject||Semester / Year|
|Public Health Dentistry||Third year, Final year part 1|
|Degree||Specialisation||Institute||Year of passing|
|Certificate Course||Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Methodology||Department of Statistics||2013|
|MDS||Public Health Dentistry||Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manipal||2012|
|BDS||Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Mangalore||2007|
|Institution / Organisation||Designation||Role||Tenure|
|Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manipal||Assistant Professor||2012- 2016|
|Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manipal||Reader||2016 - 2018|
|Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manipal||Associate professor||2018 - till date|
AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
Area of Interest
Biostatistics and Research Epidemiology
Area of Expertise
School Dental Health Programs
Area of Research
Lifestyles and Periodontal Health
Professional Affiliations & Contributions
- Life Member of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry, 2009.
- Contributed questions for the National Board of Examination question bank for the entrance test at postgraduate level as a Subject Expert.
- Published a book titled “Success of School Dental Health Programs: A Review” with Lambert Academic Publishing 2013
Undergraduate research students’ perspective from an Indian dental school. Manipal Odontoscope Dec 2012; 4: 6-9.
North Karnataka patients’ expectations of orthodontic treatment – A questionnaire study. E journal of Dentistry 2013; 3(1):318-25.
Oral health care during pregnancy – An overview. Guident Dental Journal 2013; 6(10):82-3.
“Oral health care in aging: A Review”. Guident Dental journal 2013; 12(6): 64-67.
Assessment of External root resorption – A radiographic study. E journal of dentistry 2014; 4(1): 545-556.
Green Dentistry: A revolution. A review. Guident 2014;7(4):86-87.
Prevalence of needle stick injury among the nursing personnel in an Indian medical hospital: A cross sectional survey. Journal of International Academic Research for Multidisciplinary 2014; 1(12):449-459.
Role of patients’ socioeconomic status, knowledge and attitude towards dental care on their treatment preference for Root Canal Treatment versus Extraction. E journal of dentistry 2014; 4(3): 630-636.
Effect of oil gum massage therapy on common pathogenic oral microorganisms - A randomized controlled trial. International Journal of Indian Society of Periodontology 2014; 18(4): 441–446.
Success of School Health programs: A review. International journal of health sciences and research 2015; 5(4): 295-302.
Oral Manifestations of HIV: A Review. Journal of International Academic Research for Multidisciplinary 2015, 3 (8). pp. 335-348.
The impact of lifestyles on the periodontal health of adults in Udupi district: A cross sectional study. Journal of Indian Society of Periodontology 2016; 20:330-5.
Nishu Singla Shashidhar Acharya Ramprasad Vasthare Prabhakar Kalyana Chakravarthy Deepak Singhal Ritesh Singla
Comparative Study of Lifestyle-related Risk Factors of Periodontal Disease among Urban and Rural Population of India. World J Dent 2016; 7(3):129-134.
Knowledge and perceived adequacy of dental implants among the dental Interns: A cross-sectional survey
Undergraduate Student Project.