CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES
Baby S Nayak is Professor of Child Health Nursing and presently holding the position of Head, Department of Child Health Nursing. She functions along with other Heads of Department to achieve strategic goals of the college and University. She is responsible for overall administrative functions of the department.
provides leadership to the departmental faculty.
organizes the departmental curricular and core curricular activities periodically, after discussion with the faculty members.
collaborates and coordinates with other departments, other constituent colleges and external agencies where students ‘learning is planned.
plans and conducts faculty developmental programs for departmental staff
initiates and participates in departmental research
evaluates the performances of the faculty and students periodically.
as a PhD Coordinator, Coordinates the research activities of the PhD Scholars in the college
functions as College level Nodal officer for NAAC (National Assessment & Accreditation Council) unit of Manipal Academy of Higher Education
research supervisor for PG, M.Phil. & PhD students.
is the subject coordinator of Evidence based practice in Nursing Specialty- I Year M.Phil Nursing
SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING
|Nursing Management||MSN 701||II Year MSc Nursing|
|Evidence based practice in nursing Specialty||MPN 802||MPhil Nursing|
|Advanced skills in Leadership, Management & Teaching||NP 603||Nurse Practitioner in critical care Post Graduate Residency Program|
|Dissertation||MSc Nursing and MPhil Nursing|
|Degree||Specialisation||Institute||Year of passing|
|Introduction to systematic review and Meta-analysis||Systematic Review and Meta-analysis||Online course by Johns Hopkins University and offered through Coursera||2016|
|Certificate course in Bioethics||Bio ethics||Jointly organized by Centre for Bioethics, Manipal Academy of Higher Education Manipal & Clinical Development Services Agency, Faridabad||2016|
|PhD (Doctorate of Philosophy)||Nursing||Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal||2011|
|Certificate course in Biostatistics and Research methodology||Biostatistics and Research Methodology||Department of Biostatistics, Manipal Academy of Higher Education||2007|
|M Phil (Master of Philosophy) in Nursing||Nursing||Manipal Academy of Higher Education Manipal||2005|
|MSc (Master of Science) Nursing||Child Health Nursing||Manipal Academy of Higher Education Manipal||2000|
|Basic BSc (Bachelor of Science)||Nursing||Govt College of Nursing Fort Bangalore - 2||1993|
|Institution / Organisation||Designation||Role||Tenure|
|Department of Child Health Nursing Manipal College of Nursing Manipal||Professor & HOD||May 2019 till date|
|Manipal College of Nursing Manipal||Professor||June 2014 to April 2019|
|Department of Child Health Nursing Manipal College of Nursing Manipal||Professor & HOD||January 2011 to May 2014|
|Department of Child Health Nursing Manipal College of Nursing Manipal||Associate Professor||August 2005 to January 2011.|
|Alva’s College of Nursing Moodbidri||Assistant Professor and Head||September 2000 to July 2005|
|Alva’s College of Nursing Moodbidri||Assistant Lecturer/ Clinical instructor Lecturer||November 1995 to August 1998|
|City Institute of Nursing Sciences, Mangalore||Nursing Tutor||Taught and provided clinical supervision GNM students.||1993 to 1995|
AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
Area of Interest
Child Health Nursing, Nursing Research, Nursing Education, Nursing administration
Area of Expertise
Child Health Nursing, Nursing research, Systematic Review, Qualitative Research, Mixed Method research, Evidence Based Practice
Area of Research
Childhood obesity, Newborn care, HIV/AIDS, Child Health, Child nutrition, Systematic review, Adolescent health, Non communicable diseases
Professional Affiliations & Contributions
2007: Society of Midwives of India
2007: National Neonatology forum of India, New Delhi
2008: Nursing Research Society of India
2008: Common Wealth Association for Health & Disability
2014: National Neonatology Forum of India, Karnataka Chapter
- Indian principal investigator for the Scheme for Promotion of Academic and Research Collaboration (SPARC) project titled "Indigenizing Evidence Synthesis and Systematic Reviews for International Development and Global Challenges", in collaboration with University College London. Sanctioned in the month of July 2019.
- Trained nurses association of India, Research scholarship for M.Phil Nursing research in the academic year 2004 – 2005
- Co - investigator in the project on “Capacity Building for the nurse educators to conduct multidisciplinary research in Geriatric care” - Funded by ICMR-DHR.
- Principal investigator for the project titled, “Effectiveness of a mHealth (mobile/smart phone) based Preterm Home Care Program (mHealthPHCP) on the developmental outcomes of preterms.” Funded by department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India.
1. Best published research article in indexed journal for the year 2010 from Manipal College of Nursing Manipal.
2. Best published research article in indexed journal for the year 2012 Manipal College of Nursing Manipal.
3. Distinguished alumni award for the year 2012 by Manipal College of Nursing Manipal
4. Best published research paper in Indexed journal for the year 2015 – 2016 by Manipal College of Nursing Manipal
5. Maximum number of publication in indexed journal for the year 2016 by Manipal College of Nursing Manipal
6. Most accomplished faculty award for the year 2016 – 2017 by Manipal College of Nursing, MAHE.
Coordinated and organized the project on training of nurses on HIV/AIDS under GFATM funded project organized by INC and conducted at Manipal College of Nursing, MANIPAL.
Activities carried out under the project
- Participated in the Master training program conducted at CMCH CON, Vellore from 26th March 2009 to 20th March 2009
- Participated in the workshop on operational and financial guidelines for implementation of GFATM project conducted at New Delhi, on 7th and 8th April 2009.
- Coordinated and conducted the training sessions from May 2009 to August 2009
- Attended the first quarterly meeting at GOA ON 31ST and 1st July 2009.
- Resource person for the same project at MCON Manipal and other project training centers of Karnataka
- Principal Coordinator for the same project from August 2014 till November 2015
2001: Ten days course in continuing education on teaching strategies and methods of teaching in nursing education organized by College of Nursing, Bangalore, Department of Continuing Education, Directorate of medical education Govt. of Karnataka
2007: Training of Ad- hoc inspectors organized by Indian Nursing Council, New Delhi.
2009: Internal auditors training program for environment management system as per the requirements of International Standard ISO 14000:2004, conducted by consultants on management of quality and Innovations at Manipal Academy of Higher Education premises
2009: Master training programme on HIV/AIDS & ART training for nurses under GFATM (Round – 7) at College of Nursing, Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore, Tamilnadu, 632004 organized by Indian Nursing Council, New Delhi
2010: Integrated Management system – Internal auditor training conducted by TUV Reinland
2014: Training on Tuberculosis under GFATM (Round 7) conducted at St. John’s College of Nursing Bangalore, Karnataka, organized by Indian Nursing Council, New Delhi
MRSA: The leading pathogen of orthopedic infection in a tertiary care hospital, South India.
African Health Sciences, 19(1), 1393 – 1401.
Malnutrition among Children in Karnataka: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, Vol-12(11): LC30-LC3530 (Scopus Indexed, Q4).
Randomized controlled trial on effectiveness of mHealth (mobile/smartphone) based Preterm Home Care Program on developmental outcomes of preterms: Study protocol.
Journal of Advanced Nursing. DOI: 10.1111/jan.13879. (Scopus Indexed)
Prevalence of Childhood Hypertension in South Asia: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
2018-01-10 AnjalinD’souza Sheela Shetty N Ravishankar
Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. Vol-12(10): LC13-LC18. (Scopus Indexed,)
Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus carriage among health-care professionals of a tertiary care hospital.
Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research, 11 (3), pp. 346-349.
Knowledge among mothers’ of children and youth with hemophilia-a cross sectional survey at a hemophilia center.
Indian Journal of Public Health Research and Development, 9 (3), pp. 27-32.
Risk factors for malnutrition among preschool children in rural Karnataka: a case-control study
BMC Public Health, 18 (283). 01-08.
Randomized controlled trial on the effectiveness of a multicomponent intervention on migraine: A study protocol.
2017-01-01 Renjith, Vishnu Elsa Sanatombi Devi Anice George
Journal of Advanced Nursing. pp. 1-9. ISSN 1365-2648
Mothers Knowledge on Malnutrition: Community Based Cross Sectional Study
Indian Journal of Public Health Research and Development, 9 (1). pp. 37-41.
Pooling of effect estimates obtained from various study designs in systematic reviews of public health interventions: A Bayesian approach to meta-analysis.
Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health, 5(3), 137 – 142.
Quality of life among cancer patients.
2017-01-01 Malathi G Nayak Anice George Vidyasagar, MS Mathew, Stanley, Nayak, Sudhakar Dr Shashidhara Y N Kamath, Asha
Indian Journal of Palliative Care, 23 (4). pp. 445-450. ISSN 0973-1075
Effect of Complementary Therapies in Patients Following Cardiac Surgery: A Narrative Review.
Holistic Nursing Practice, 31(5), 315N- 324.
Antepartum Breathing Exercises and predictors for spontaneous vaginal delivery among primigravid and multigravid women: A Randomized Controlled Trial.
2017-01-01 Sushmitha Ramona Karkada Bhat, Parvati V Bhat, Shashikala K Anice George Judith Angelitta Noronha
Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development, 8 (4). pp. 271-275.
Effectiveness of self-management programmes in diabetes management: A systematic review.
2017-01-01 Vas, A Elsa Sanatombi Devi Vidyasagar, S Acharya, R. Rau, N.R Anice George Tessy Treesa Jose
International Journal of Nursing Practice, 23 (5), art. no. e12571,
Nurses' perception of clinical decision making ability: A cross- sectional survey.
2017-01-01 Nageshwar, V Anice George Tessy Treesa Jose Judith Angelitta Noronha Nileshwar, Anitha Prabhu, Manjunath Valsaraj, Blessy Prabha
The Nursing journal of India, 108 (4). pp. 152-156.
A randomized controlled trial to evaluate the impact of a nurse navigator programme on outcomes of people with breast cancer: Study protocol
2017-01-01 Chillakunnel Hussain Rawther S. Pai M.S. Fernandes D.J. Mathew S. Binu, V.S. Chakrabarty, Elsa Sanatombi Devi Anice George
Journal of Advanced Nursing, 73(4), 977-988.
Clinical outcomes of snuggle up position using positioning AIDS for preterm (27-32 weeks) infants.
2017-01-01 Yashoda Sathish Lewis, L.E Judith Angelitta Noronha Anice George Mamatha Shivananda Pai Bhat, R Purkayastha, J.
Iranian Journal of Neonatology, 8(1), 1 – 6.
Pre-operative anxiety in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery – A cross-sectional study.
International Journal of Africa Nursing Sciences, 7, 31-36.
Effectiveness of home safety supervisory program on child injury, Caregivers Knowledge and Behavioural outcome- A Randomized Controlled trial protocol,
2017-01-01 Renu, G Mamatha Shivananda Pai Sunil Mundkur, C Dinesh M Nayak Dr Shashidhara Y N Anice George
Medico – Legal updates, 17(1), 124 – 129.
A portrayal of childhood injury among under- five year children.
Indian Journal of Public Health Research and Development. 8(1), 24-28.
School Based Multicomponent Intervention for Obese Children in Udupi District, South India – A Randomized Controlled Trial.
2016-01-12 Vinod H Bhat
Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, 10(12): SC24-SC28.
Nurses Perception of Factors Influencing Clinical Decision Making.
2016-01-10 Nageshwar V Judith Angelitta Noronha Anitha Nileshwar Anice George Tessy Treesa Jose Blessy Prabha Valsaraj
Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development 7(4), 54 – 58.
Experiences of Mothers on Parenting Children with Leukemia.
2016-01-04 Cornelio, Sheryl J Anice George
Indian Journal of Palliative Care, 22 (2). pp. 168-172. ISSN 0973-1075
Knowledge and Attitude of Mothers of Under Five Children with Upper Respiratory Tract Infection.
Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development 7(4). 5 – 10
Tobacco Use among Migrant Adolescents of Udupi District, Karnataka: A Survey of Knowledge, Attitude and Pattern of Use.
2016-01-04 D'Silva, Sara Yashoda Sathish
Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development, 7 (2). pp. 27-30. ISSN 0976-5506
Status of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) In India – A Narrative Review.
2016-01-01 Leena Sequira Ravindra Prabhu Shreemathi S Mayya Shankar Prasad Nagaraju Elsa Sanatombi Devi Anice George
International Education & Research Journal, 2(1), 121 – 124. E-ISSN : 2454-9916
Epidemiology and profile of pediatric burns - a retrospective review.
2015-01-12 Sangeetha Priyadarshini Pramod Kumar Elsa Sanatombi Devi Anice George Mamatha Shivananda Pai Vijay Kumar
The journal of Society for Wound Care and Research. 8(1):29-33. ISSN 2229-3221
Health belief model: a theoretical framework for the development of home safety supervisory program in childhood injury prevention.
2015-02-11 Renu, G Anice George Mamatha Shivananda Pai Suneel C Mundkur Dinesh M Nayak Dr Shashidhara Y N
International Journal of Current Research, 7(11), .22691-22695. ISSN: 0975-833X
Health Related Quality of Life of Children with Chronic Illness.
2015-01-12 Kumar, Vini S Yashoda Sathish
The Nursing Journal of India (3). pp. 125-127.
Risk assessment of chronic kidney disease
2015-01-07 Leena Sequira Prabhu, Ravindra Mayya, Shreemathi S Prasad, Shankar Anice George Elsa Sanatombi Devi
International Journal of Scientific Research, 4 (9). pp. 70-71. ISSN 2277 – 8179.
Symptoms Experienced by Cancer Patients and Barriers to Symptom Management.
2015-01-09 Malathi G Nayak Anice George Vidyasagar, MS Mathew, Stanley Nayak, Sudhakar Dr Shashidhara Y N Kamath, Asha
Indian Journal of Palliative Care, 21 (3). pp. 349-354. ISSN 0973-1075
Is Clinical Decision Making Skills are developed through Academic Nurturing? A Review Based on Available Literature.
2015-01-06 Nageshwar V Judith Angelitta Noronha Anitha Nileshwar Anice George Tessy Treesa Jose Blessy Prabha Valsaraj
Journal of Health, Medicine and Nursing. 19, 50 – 58
Complementary therapies for patients undergoing cardiac surgery: an evidence based literature review.
Manipal Journal of Nursing and Health Sciences, 1 (2). pp. 112-117. ISSN 2395-1397
Reproductive health problems and health seeking behaviour among adolescent girls of Udupi district, Karnataka.
Manipal Journal of Nursing and Health Sciences, 1 (2). pp. 87-90. ISSN 2395-1397
Bag Pack Weight and Musculoskeletal Discomfort among School Children.
2015-01-06 George, Deepti Sheela Shetty
Nursing and Midwifery Research Journal, 11 (3). pp. 97-102.
Noise in Neonatal Intensive care unit: Effects on Hospitalized Preterm Infants.
2015-30-04 Sonia Rosaline Blanch D’Souza Lewis, Leslie E Kumar, Vijay Kamath, Asha Judith Angelitta Noronha Anice George
Manipal Journal of Nursing and Health Sciences, 1(1). pp. 57-62.
Effectiveness of massage therapy on post-operative outcomes among patients undergoing cardiac surgery: A systematic review.
2015-01-04 Ramesh, C Pai, Vasudev Baburaya Patil, Nitin Anice George Linu Sara George Elsa Sanatombi Devi
International Journal of Nursing Sciences, 2. pp. 304-312.
Impact of Massage Therapy on Post-operative Outcomes after Cardiac Surgery: Narrative Review.
Asian Journal of Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 3 (7). pp. 1-4.
Anxiety In Breast Cancer Patients, Undergoing Surgery As A Primary Treatment Modality.
2014-01-12 Shejila, CH Mamatha Shivananda Pai Fernandes, Donald J Anice George Elsa Sanatombi Devi Jyothi RK Mathew, Stanley
Asia Pacific Journal of Research, 1 (20). pp. 17-23. ISSN 2320-5504
Quality of life and Social Support among Children Living with HIV (CLHIV) in South India.
2014-01-12 Bharathi Mamatha Shivananda Pai
IOSR Journal of Nursing and Health Science, 3 (6). pp. 55-58. ISSN 2320–1959
Stigma and Discrimination Among Children Living with HIV (clhiv) in South India.
2014-01-12 Bharathi Mamatha Shivananda Pai
Asia Pacific Journal of Research, 1. pp. 75-81. ISSN 2347-4793
Stress among antenatal women in India
2014-01-10 Maria Pais Pai, Muralidhar V Kamath, Asha Anice George Judith Angelitta Noronha Nambiar, Jayaram Joisa, Ganapathi H
International Journal of Nursing Care, 2 (2). pp. 63-67. ISSN 2320-8651
Knowledge and practices of postnatal mothers on newborn care in tertiary care hospital of Udupi district.
2014-01-09 Castalino, F AnjalinD’souza
Nitte University Journal of Health Sciences, 4 (2). pp. 98-101. ISSN 2249-7110
Knowledge of commonly used OTC drugs among mothers of children un Udupi District Karnataka.
2014-01-06 Philip, Daisy T Yashoda Sathish
I-manager’s Journal on Nursing, 4 (1). pp. 18-22. ISSN 2231-4504
Food adulteration and family’s knowledge on food adulteration in selected village of Udupi Taluk, Karnataka
2013-01-01 Abidfa Heem TK Maxie Andrade
Nitte University Journal of Health Sciences, 3(2), 2013, 33- 37.
Practices and factors influencing the use of over the counter drugs among mothers of children, Udupi district, Karnataka
2012-01-01 Daisy T Philip Yashoda S
International Journal of Hospital Pharmacy, 2012, 49(6), 162 - 165.
Prevalence of overweight/ obesity among school children in Karnataka, South India
2011-01-01 H Vinod Bhat
International Journal of Public Health Research, Special Issue, 2011, 180- 184.
Alcohol versus sterile water cleaning for new born umbilical cord care
2011-01-01 Ranjani P Sonia R B D’souza Maria Pais Manjula
I- Manager’s Journal on Nursing, 2011, 1 (3), 18 -24.
Physical activity risk factors for childhood overweight and obesity
2011-01-01 Vinod Bhat
Managers Journal on Nursing, 1(1), 2011, 6 - 10.
Acupressure and physical stress among high school students
2011-01-03 Rachana Das Binu Margaret
Holistic Nursing Practice, March/April 2011, 97 - 104.
A study to evaluate the effectiveness of Acupressure on menstrual discomforts among adolescent girls
2011-01-07 Soja SL Daisy J Lobo
International Journal of Nursing Education, July - December 2011, 3(2), 107 - 108.
Television viewing and health behaviour of children in South India
The Nursing Journal of India, April 2011, CII (4). 84 - 87.
Effectiveness of acupressure on achievement stress among high school students
2011-01-01 Rachana Das Binu Margaret
International Journal of Nursing Education, 3(1), 2011, 78 -81.
Awareness of palliative care among diploma nursing students
2011-01-01 Karkada S
Indian J Palliat Care, 2011, 17:20-3.
A comparative study on the academic performance, anthropometric measurements, Cognitive development, reaction time and self defence mechanism among Karate and Non Karate performers of selected schools in Udupi District, Karnataka
MSc Thesis 2017.
A study on the health services utilization by mothers for children and child rearing practices of mothers of under-five children in selected migrant areas of Shivamogga District: a mixed method study.
2016-01-09 Anupama MS
Breakfast skipping and eating patterns and its influence on academic achievement and nutritional status among selected colleges of nursing in Udupi district, Karnataka”
2016-01-07 Pratiti Haldar
A study to assess knowledge attitude and health seeking behaviors among the mothers of under-five children with upper respiratory tract infection attending pediatric outpatient department in secondary care hospitals of Udupi District, Karnataka
2015-01-07 Siva N
A cross sectional study on relationship between bag pack weight and musculoskeletal discomfort and perception of bag pack weight among upper primary school students of selected schools of Udupi District, Karnataka.
2014-01-07 Deepthi George
A study to assess the knowledge and attitude regarding tobacco consumption among the adolescents in the selected migrant areas of Udupi District
2014-01-07 Sara DSilva
A study to assess the prevalence of depression and its contributing factors among the adolescents in the secondary schools of Udupi District, Karnataka
2013-01-07 Hishey Lamu Bhutia
Prevalence and risk factors for malnutrition and effectiveness of need based intervention on nutritional status and cognitive development of preschool children in Anganwadi Centres of Udupi District
Effectiveness of comprehensive nursing interventions program (CNIP) on anxiety, fatigue, self-efficacy and quality of life among patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery in tertiary care hospital – A randomized controlled trial.
A study to determine the effectiveness of assertive communication session on assertive communication among B.Sc. Nursing students in selected Colleges of Bangalore,
2014-01-07 Rachana Das
Effectiveness of calisthenics on sleep quality and depression among institutionalized elderly of selected districts of Karnataka, July 2013
2013-01-07 Rohisha K
A phenomenological study on the experiences of mothers on parenting children with Leukaemia in a selected hospital of Udupi District, Karnataka
2012-01-01 Sheryl Jyothi Cornelio
The objectives of the study were to describe the lived experiences of mothers on parenting children with Leukaemia, analyse the experiences to derive the major concerns/ themes. The population of the study included the mothers of children between the age group of 1 to 16 years undergoing treatment for leukaemia. Purposive sampling was used to select the sample. The data saturation in this study reached when the data collection reached10 mothers. Analysis of the data was done based on Husserl’s phenomenological approach.