Dr Monica Charlotte Solomon

Dr Monica Charlotte Solomon

Professor and Head of the Department

Department of Oral Pathology

My Name is Dr Monica Charlotte Solomon, my profilePage is. I am aProfessor and Head of the Departmentin Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, MCODS Manipal.
  • CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Monica Charlotte Solomon:

    • Teaches Dental Anatomy, Oral Histology and Oral Pathology to BDS students.
    • Guides PG students for their dissertation work.
    • Prepares course materials, syllabus and question papers for undergraduate program.
    • Conducts formative and summative assessments for students.
    • Provides histopathological diagnosis for oral lesions and histopathological consultation for external sources.
    • Is involved in practical classes and demonstrations of Dental Anatomy, Oral Histology and Oral Pathology.
  • SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING
    Subject
    :
    Dental Anatomy
    Subject code
    :
    Year / Semester
    :
    First year BDS
    Subject
    :
    Oral Histology
    Subject code
    :
    Year / Semester
    :
    First year BDS
    Subject
    :
    Oral Pathology
    Subject code
    :
    Year / Semester
    :
    Second and Third year BDS
    Subject
    :
    Oral Pathology
    Subject code
    :
    Year / Semester
    :
    MDS students
  • ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
    Degree
    :
    MDS
    Specialisation
    :
    Oral Pathology and Microbiology
    Institute
    :
    Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manipal
    Year of passing
    :
    1996
    Degree
    :
    BDS
    Specialisation
    :
    Institute
    :
    Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manipal
    Year of passing
    :
    1994
  • EXPERIENCE
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Department of Oral Pathology, MCODS Manipal
    Designation
    :
    Professor and Head
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    2013 till date
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Department of Oral Pathology, MCODS Manipal
    Designation
    :
    Professor
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    2005-2013
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Department of Oral Pathology, MCODS Manipal
    Designation
    :
    Associate Professor
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    2001-2005
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Department of Oral Pathology, MCODS Manipal
    Designation
    :
    Assistant Professor
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    1996-2001
  • CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Monica Charlotte Solomon:

    • Teaches Dental Anatomy, Oral Histology and Oral Pathology to BDS students.
    • Guides PG students for their dissertation work.
    • Prepares course materials, syllabus and question papers for undergraduate program.
    • Conducts formative and summative assessments for students.
    • Provides histopathological diagnosis for oral lesions and histopathological consultation for external sources.
    • Is involved in practical classes and demonstrations of Dental Anatomy, Oral Histology and Oral Pathology.
  • SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING
    Subject Subject code Year / Semester
    Dental Anatomy First year BDS
    Oral Histology First year BDS
    Oral Pathology Second and Third year BDS
    Oral Pathology MDS students
  • ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
    Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
    MDS Oral Pathology and Microbiology Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manipal 1996
    BDS Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manipal 1994
  • EXPERIENCE
    Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
    Department of Oral Pathology, MCODS Manipal Professor and Head 2013 till date
    Department of Oral Pathology, MCODS Manipal Professor 2005-2013
    Department of Oral Pathology, MCODS Manipal Associate Professor 2001-2005
    Department of Oral Pathology, MCODS Manipal Assistant Professor 1996-2001
  • AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
    Areas of interest
    :
    Potentially Malignant Oral Lesions And Oral Cancer
    Areas of expertise
    :
    Application of Tissue Microarray Technology in the Diagnosis and Prognostication of Oral Cancers
    Areas of research
    :
    Analysis of the Immuno Histochemical Expression of Biomarkers in Oral Caners
  • PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND CONTRIBUTIONS
    • Indian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathologists
    • International Association of Oral Pathologists
    • American Association of Cancer Research
    • Union International for Cancer Control
     
    Awards and Recognition 
    • Received an ICMR grant for the project “Assessment of tumor cell morphology and Ki-67 expression in oral squamous cell carcinoma- Dr Mahima Rakheja and Dr Monica Charlotte Solomon.
    • Was bestowed a “Blue Ribbon” for being a finalist in two award categories for the poster “A Tissue Microarray Analysis For Molecular Screening Of Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma In A Rural Indian Set-Up- A Study Using A Handy Tissue Microarrayer” at the 2011 Annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Pathology / WASPaLM XXVI World Congress that was held at Las Vegas from October 19-22,2011.
    • Registered a Patent for “An Improved Manual Tissue Microarrayer Device For A Rapid And Simultaneous Analysis Of Multiple Tumor Specimens” July 17, 2010.
    • “Recipient of the AACR-NCI International Investigator’s opportunity grant – 2008 bestowed by the American Association for Cancer Research to participate in the Annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research that was held at San Diego Convention Centre, San Diego from April 11- April 16, 2008.
    • Travel Grant from the Council Scientific Indian research (CSIR) to attend the l3th International Congress on Oral Pathology and Medicine at Brisbane, Australia June 21st-25th 2006
    • UICC (ICRETT) fellowship (ICR/05/23) for the project “ Immunohistochemical Analysis Of Tumor Markers During The Development And Progression Of Head And Neck Cancers Using Tissue Microarray: A Systematic Approach” which was carried out at the Department of Pathology, University of Chicago, IL 60637-1470, USA, under supervision of Dr Mark W Lingen.
  • AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
    Areas of interest Potentially Malignant Oral Lesions And Oral Cancer
    Areas of expertise Application of Tissue Microarray Technology in the Diagnosis and Prognostication of Oral Cancers
    Areas of research Analysis of the Immuno Histochemical Expression of Biomarkers in Oral Caners
  • PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND CONTRIBUTIONS
    • Indian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathologists
    • International Association of Oral Pathologists
    • American Association of Cancer Research
    • Union International for Cancer Control
     
    Awards and Recognition 
    • Received an ICMR grant for the project “Assessment of tumor cell morphology and Ki-67 expression in oral squamous cell carcinoma- Dr Mahima Rakheja and Dr Monica Charlotte Solomon.
    • Was bestowed a “Blue Ribbon” for being a finalist in two award categories for the poster “A Tissue Microarray Analysis For Molecular Screening Of Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma In A Rural Indian Set-Up- A Study Using A Handy Tissue Microarrayer” at the 2011 Annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Pathology / WASPaLM XXVI World Congress that was held at Las Vegas from October 19-22,2011.
    • Registered a Patent for “An Improved Manual Tissue Microarrayer Device For A Rapid And Simultaneous Analysis Of Multiple Tumor Specimens” July 17, 2010.
    • “Recipient of the AACR-NCI International Investigator’s opportunity grant – 2008 bestowed by the American Association for Cancer Research to participate in the Annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research that was held at San Diego Convention Centre, San Diego from April 11- April 16, 2008.
    • Travel Grant from the Council Scientific Indian research (CSIR) to attend the l3th International Congress on Oral Pathology and Medicine at Brisbane, Australia June 21st-25th 2006
    • UICC (ICRETT) fellowship (ICR/05/23) for the project “ Immunohistochemical Analysis Of Tumor Markers During The Development And Progression Of Head And Neck Cancers Using Tissue Microarray: A Systematic Approach” which was carried out at the Department of Pathology, University of Chicago, IL 60637-1470, USA, under supervision of Dr Mark W Lingen.