Dr Keerthilatha M Pai

Dr Keerthilatha M Pai

Dean

Department of Oral Medicine & Radiology

My Name is Dr Keerthilatha M Pai, my profilePage is. I am aDean in Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, MCODS Manipal.
  • CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    As the Dean and Senior Professor with rich academic and administrative experience, she assists and guides in smooth conduct of the institutional and departmental activities.  

    She also :

    • Conducts postgraduate clinical discussions and facilitates guidance towards dissertations and short research projects .
    • Conducts sessional and University examinations for BDS and do paper valuation
    • Provides quality and personalized dental care to patients.
    • Engages in chair side discussions and clinical demonstrations for students and render the state of the art, clinical and diagnostic skills to the undergraduate students.
    • Integrates research in routine job situation.
  • SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING
    Subject
    :
    Oral Medicine and Radiology
    Subject code
    :
    Year / Semester
    :
    Third and Final BDS Part I and MDS
  • ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
    Degree
    :
    MDS
    Specialisation
    :
    Oral Medicine and Radiology
    Institute
    :
    MCODS, Manipal Mangalore University
    Year of passing
    :
    1991
    Degree
    :
    BDS
    Specialisation
    :
    Institute
    :
    GDC, Bangalore University, Bangalore
    Year of passing
    :
    1987
  • EXPERIENCE
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, MCODS Manipal
    Designation
    :
    Professor and Head of the Department
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    2001 onwards
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, MCODS Manipal
    Designation
    :
    Professor
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    2000 onwards
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, MCODS Manipal
    Designation
    :
    Associate Professor
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    1997-2000
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, MCODS Manipal
    Designation
    :
    Assistant Professor
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    1992-1997
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, MCODS Manipal
    Designation
    :
    Tutor
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    1988-1989
  • CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    As the Dean and Senior Professor with rich academic and administrative experience, she assists and guides in smooth conduct of the institutional and departmental activities.  

    She also :

    • Conducts postgraduate clinical discussions and facilitates guidance towards dissertations and short research projects .
    • Conducts sessional and University examinations for BDS and do paper valuation
    • Provides quality and personalized dental care to patients.
    • Engages in chair side discussions and clinical demonstrations for students and render the state of the art, clinical and diagnostic skills to the undergraduate students.
    • Integrates research in routine job situation.
  • SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING
    Subject Subject code Year / Semester
    Oral Medicine and Radiology Third and Final BDS Part I and MDS
  • ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
    Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
    MDS Oral Medicine and Radiology MCODS, Manipal Mangalore University 1991
    BDS GDC, Bangalore University, Bangalore 1987
  • EXPERIENCE
    Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
    Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, MCODS Manipal Professor and Head of the Department 2001 onwards
    Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, MCODS Manipal Professor 2000 onwards
    Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, MCODS Manipal Associate Professor 1997-2000
    Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, MCODS Manipal Assistant Professor 1992-1997
    Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, MCODS Manipal Tutor 1988-1989
  • AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
    Areas of interest
    :
    Diagnosis of Potentially Malignant Oral Disorders, Diagnosis of Chronic Orofacial Pain And TMD
    Areas of expertise
    :
    Oral and Radiographic Diagnosis
    Areas of research
    :
    Early detection of oral malignancy using laser spectroscopy, Chemoprevention of oral cancer, Dimensional accuracy of images obtained by various imaging modalities, Forensic odontology, Salivary diagnostics
  • PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND CONTRIBUTIONS
    • Life member of Indian Academy of Oral Medicine and Radiology, 1992.
    • Annual Member of Indian Dental Association.
    23 years of undergraduate teaching and 18 years of postgraduate teaching

    Invited Guest Lectures :

    1.    Guest lecture on Periodontitis-sixth complication of Diabetes mellitus  at  UPDACON-2012 held at Lucknow on 17th and 18th November 2012

    2.    Dr S Ramachandra Memorial Oration on Potentially malignant oral disorders  at  40th Karnataka State IDA conference B.C Road, Bantwal on 30th November -2nd December 2012

    3.    Guest lecture on Current Concepts in the Management of Aphthous Ulcers at CDE Programme on 27th July 2013, at MCODS, Mangalore

    4.    Guest lecture  on “Approach to diagnosis of oral mucosal lesions” at IAOMR UG convention at Bangalore 31st August 2013

    5.    Lecture on “ Understanding the science behind mouthwashes and their multifaceted usage in Dental clinics”  at Colgate- IDA Future Dental Professional Program  at Manipal on 27th  September 2014

    6.    Guest Lecture- “ Approach to Diagnosis of oral mucosal lesions in children” at 36th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry at Lucknow 14th to 16th October 2014

    7.    Guest Lecture on  “Potentially malignant oral disorders” and Panel discussion at CDE on “ Head and neck Cancer : A multidisciplinary update” on 30th October 2014 at MCODS, Mangalore

     
  • AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
    Areas of interest Diagnosis of Potentially Malignant Oral Disorders, Diagnosis of Chronic Orofacial Pain And TMD
    Areas of expertise Oral and Radiographic Diagnosis
    Areas of research Early detection of oral malignancy using laser spectroscopy, Chemoprevention of oral cancer, Dimensional accuracy of images obtained by various imaging modalities, Forensic odontology, Salivary diagnostics
  • PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND CONTRIBUTIONS
    • Life member of Indian Academy of Oral Medicine and Radiology, 1992.
    • Annual Member of Indian Dental Association.
    23 years of undergraduate teaching and 18 years of postgraduate teaching

    Invited Guest Lectures :

    1.    Guest lecture on Periodontitis-sixth complication of Diabetes mellitus  at  UPDACON-2012 held at Lucknow on 17th and 18th November 2012

    2.    Dr S Ramachandra Memorial Oration on Potentially malignant oral disorders  at  40th Karnataka State IDA conference B.C Road, Bantwal on 30th November -2nd December 2012

    3.    Guest lecture on Current Concepts in the Management of Aphthous Ulcers at CDE Programme on 27th July 2013, at MCODS, Mangalore

    4.    Guest lecture  on “Approach to diagnosis of oral mucosal lesions” at IAOMR UG convention at Bangalore 31st August 2013

    5.    Lecture on “ Understanding the science behind mouthwashes and their multifaceted usage in Dental clinics”  at Colgate- IDA Future Dental Professional Program  at Manipal on 27th  September 2014

    6.    Guest Lecture- “ Approach to Diagnosis of oral mucosal lesions in children” at 36th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry at Lucknow 14th to 16th October 2014

    7.    Guest Lecture on  “Potentially malignant oral disorders” and Panel discussion at CDE on “ Head and neck Cancer : A multidisciplinary update” on 30th October 2014 at MCODS, Mangalore