Kukkamalla Anand

Selection Grade Lecturer in Microbiology

Regional Faculty (M-FIILIPE, Manipal) and PSGFRI, Coimbatore, Warden (Boys Hostel),

Department of Microbiology

Qualification: M.Sc (Medical Microbiology) & PSGFRI 2010 Fellow

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Kukkamalla Anand is:

    • Warden of New International Hostel B Block
    • Regional Faculty (M-FIILIPE, Manipal) and PSGFRI, Coimbatore
    • Faculty in-charge for issues pertaining to new batch admission, orientation and hostel matters.
    • Overall in-charge for issues pertaining to MMMC University examinations.
    • Faculty Coordinator for the MMMC (MC) Student Council.
    • Overall in-charge of a particular batch for conducting examination.
    • Single Point Contact for Student activities of MMMC by DSA, MAHE
    • Faculty Incharge - Gender Champions
    • Member of anti-ragging squad, Institutional Disciplinary committee and NAAC

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester / Year
Medical Microbiology Second year - MBBS students

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
M.Sc (Master of Science) Medical Microbiology Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, Manipal University, Manipal 1996
FAIMER Fellow 2010 (Foundation for Advancement in International Medical Education and Research) Medical Education PSG FAIMER Research Institute, Coimbatore 2012

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Department of Microbiology - MMMC, Manipal Selection Grade Lecturer Involved in teaching Medical Microbiology and Parasitology to the Second year BDS students (theory and Practical) as well as to the 2nd year BPT students. Also involved the examination process (Theory & University). September 2009 to till date
Department of Microbiology - MMMC, Manipal Senior Grade Lecturer Involved in teaching Medical Microbiology and Parasitology to the Second year MBBS BDS students (theory and Practical) as well as to the 2nd year BPT students. Also involved the examination process (Theory & University). September 2004 to September 2009
Department of Microbiology - MMMC, Manipal Lecturer Involved in teaching Medical Microbiology and Parasitology to the Second year MBBS & DS students (theory and Practical) as well as to the 2nd year BPT students. Also involved the examination process (Theory & University). August 1998 to September 2004
Oxford Dental College and Hospital, Bangalore Lecturer Involved in teaching Medical Microbiology and Parasitology to the Second year BDS students (theory and Practical) as well as to the 2nd year BPT students. Also involved the examination process (Theory & University). March 1997 to August 1998

Currently involved in research pertaining to PBL, CBL, Student Assessment, Student Learning, Self regulated Learning, IPE/IPP and Interprofessional communication

Involved in Bacteriology

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Medical Microbiology, Medical Education, Problem Based Learning, Case Based Learning, Mentorship, Interprofessional Education, Self Regulated Learning, Student Learning

Area of Expertise

Medical Microbiology (Bacteriology), Medical Education, Problem Based Learning (Problem designing and PBL facilitation), Case Based Learning, Mentorship, IPE, Student Learning

Area of Research

Medical Microbiology (Bacteriology), Medical Education (Assessment) Problem Based Learning, Student Learning & IPE

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Life Member of Karnataka Chapter of Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists, 1997.
  • Member of Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists (IAMM), 1998.

SHOBHA KL, RAMACHANDRA L, AMITA SHOBHA RAO, ANAND KM, GOWRISH RAO S. “Pseudomonas species causing Urinary Tract Infection and its antibiogram at a tertiary care hospital”, Asian Journal of Pharamceutical and Clinical Research; Vol 10, Issue 11, 2017:50-51

C.S. VINOD KUMAR, SUNEETA KALASURAMATH, SATISH PATIL, K.G. RAGHU KUMAR, K.R. SHAMATAJ, V.L. JAYASIMHA, K.G. BASAVARAJ, P.SHASHIKALA, ANAND KUKKAMALLA AND THOMAS CHACKO. “Effect of Jigsaw co-operative learning method in improving cognitive skills among medical students” International Journal of current Microbiology and Applied Sciences, 2017; Vol:6, Number 3:164-173

Shobha K.L, Jessica Sushma D’Souza, Meena Alva, Anand K.M, Gowrish S Rao, L Ramachandra. “Study of Uropathogens and its Antibiogram at a Tertiary Care Hospital at Coastal Karnataka” International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Research, September 2015; Vol:4, Issue:2

ANAND K.M., SHOBHA K.L., “Developing a facilitation skills training program for Problem Based Learning tutors”. Medical Education 2011; 45: 1131–1162.

K.Meena Anand, Syed Suhail, Vadlamudi Murali Krishna, Satheesha BC, Meera A, Anand KM. “Finite element analysis in dentistry”. International Journal of Engineering and Technical Research (IJETR), Volume-2, Issue-8, August 2014.

ANAND KM., SHOBHA KL., JESSICA D”SOUZA" Designing Problems for Problem Based Learning (PBL) Sessions: Students and Faculty Perceptions" South‐East Asian Journal of Medical Education 2011; Vol. 5; No. 2, 68-73

ANAND KM., SHOBHA KL., JESSICA D”SOUZA “ Pathway MCQs as an active learning strategy for students in Microbiology: A Preliminary study” Recent Research in Science and Technology. 2011 May; 3(10): 7-13

Meena Anand K., Ruchika Goyal, Subraya Bhat, Shobha Kamath, Anand K.M., Madhur Aggarwal, Meghna A. Bhandarkar, Mahima B.S. and Sonal Sukreeth. ‘A novel anti-oxidant lemon grass oil mouth wash – a clinical trial”. Asian Journal of Experimental Biological Sciences. Vol 2(3) 2011; 482-486

Dr. Shobha K.L., Mr. Gowrish Rao, Mr. Anand Kukkamalla. “Prevalence of Non-fermenters in Urinart Tract Infection In a Tertiary Care Hospital” Webmed Central. Com MICROBIOLOGY 2011;2(1): WMC001464.

DAPHNE SANTHOSH, SHOBHA K.L., INDIRA BAIRY, GOWRISH RAO S., ANAND K.M., JESSICA D’ SOUZA. ”Nasal screening and survey of pre-clinical medical students from Malaysia for nasal carriage of Coagulase positive MRSA and rate of nasal colonization with Staphylococcus species” Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 2007 Dec; 1(6): 494-499.

ANAND KM., SHOBHA KL., “Self Directed Learning (SDL) strategies to enhance active learning and better understanding in microbiology – An Experimental study”. Indian Journal for the Practising Doctor; Vol.3, No. 2, 2006, 24-28

HANDE HS., SHOBHA KL., THUNGA RK., ANAND K.M. “Detection of Aeromonads in water samples in and around Manipal ; A preliminary study. Indian Journal for the Practising Doctor; Vol.3, No. 4, 2006

"Sleeping patterns and habits of students and their attention span in class. Is it linked?" by Batch 42 students in October 2019

"Right or Left sided brain dominance and Procrastination among students" by Batch 42 students in October 2019

“The effect of white illumination versus yellow illumination on sleep and studying among MBBS and BDS students in MMMC” by Batch 36 students in October 2016

“A study of left and right handedness among students of MMMC” by Batch 36 students in October 2016

"Detection of AmpC β-lactamase by AmpC disk test among Gram negative bacilli isolates from urine specimens" by M.Sc Post Graduate student

“Effects on gaming among MMMC students” by Batch 31 students in April 2014

"PARENTAL FILTERS AND CENSORSHIP ON INTERNET” by Batch 31 students in April 2014

Lucid Dreaming” by Batch 29 students in April 2013 “Changes in eating pattern during exams” by Batch 29 students in April 2013

“Medical students’ expectation / wish from their professional life and private life” by Batch 29 students in April 2013

“Carbapenem resistance among urinary and pyogenic isolates” in July 2010

“Perception of Medical Students in MMMC about Complementary and alternative medicine” in April 2010.

“Usefulness of combination disc method for the detection of ESBL production by urinary bacterial isolates and its correlation with double disc approximation method in July 2009

"Dyslexia” by Batch 21 students in April 2009

“Pre-menstrual syndrome” by Batch 21 students in April 2009