Dr Shobha KL

Associate Dean and Professor

Department of Microbiology

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Shobha KL teaches undergraduate MBBS, postgraduate Allied Health students.

    She:

    • Is mentor for MBBS students.
    • Guides and mentors undergraduate and postgraduate research projects.
    • Is PhD guide and convener for college Internal Research Committee (IRC).
    • Is coordinator for Allied Health Sciences post graduate program, clinical skills laboratory, multidisciplinary laboratory, clinical batch semester fifth program and for internal assessment calculation and appeals committee for second year MBBS students and for practical time table schedule of MBBS second year program.  

 

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Microbiology Second year MBBS students

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
FAIMER Medical Education PSG Coimbatore 2013
BLS and ACLS provider Medicine American Heart Association Program 2012
MD Doctor of Medicine Microbiology Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal 1995
MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery) Bangalore University 1991

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Department of Microbiology - MMMC, Manipal Professor 2004 till date
Department of Microbiology - MMMC, Manipal Associate Professor 2000- 2004
Department of Microbiology - MMMC, Manipal Head 1997 - 2009
Department of Microbiology - MMMC, Manipal Assistant Professor 1995 - 2000
Department of Microbiology - MMMC, Manipal Tutor 1992 - 1995

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Bacteriology and Medical education

Area of Expertise

Bacteriology

Area of Research

Bacteriology, Antibiotic susceptibility testing

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Life Member of IAMM, 2009.

Survey of staphylococcus isolates among hospital personnel, environment and their antibiogram with special emphasis on methicillin resistance

2005-01-01

IJMM, 2005.

Mycoplasma pneumonia infection in children with acute respiratory infection

2005-01-01

Tropical Paediatrics, 2005.

Rat bites can cause fever

2005-01-01

Student BMJ, 2005.

The Self-Directed Learning (SDL) strategies to enhance active learning and better understanding in microbiology- An experimental study

2006-01-01

Indian Journal of Practising Doctor, 2006.

Prevalence of antimicrobial resistance among escherichia coli isolated from urinary tract infection at Kasturba Medical College Hospital, Manipal

2005-01-01

The Antiseptics, 2005.

Prevalence of primary mycoplasma pneumonia antibodies in children with acute respiratory infections

2004-01-01

Karnataka Paediatric Journal, 2004.

Detection of aeromonads in water samples in and around Manipal: A preliminary study

2006-01-01

Indian Journal of Practising Doctor, 2006.

Prevalence of ESBL in urinary isolates of ecoli, klebsiella and citrobacter species and their antibiogram

2007-01-01

Indian Journal of Practising Doctor, 2007.

UTI due to arcanobacterium haemolyticum

2006-01-01

IJMM, 2006.

Nasal carriage and survey of pre-clinical medical students from Malaysia for nasal colonization with staphylococcus species

2007-01-01

JCDR, 2007.

Isolation of MRSA in Hospital and Hospital personnel

2014-01-01

MSc. Collection of sample from various wards in the hospital and hospital personnel and isolation of MRSA.

Co-relation of sleeping habits with their academic performance

2014-01-01

Third semester, MBBS. Co-relation of sleeping habits with their academic performance, a questionnaire study.

Metallo-beta lactamase detection in pseudomonas and acinetobacter species

2014-01-01

MSc. Metallo-beta lactamase detection in pseudomonas and acinetobacter species after collecting clinical samples and identifying the organism.

Uropathogens and its antibiogram

2014-01-01

MSc MLT. Processing the urine sample for isolation and identification of organisms and AST was performed.

Antibiogram of eoli causing urinary tract infection

2014-01-01

MSc MLT. Antibiogram of eoli causing urinary tract infection after collecting the urine sample and identification of Ecoli.

Comparison of organisms causing urinary tract infections in diabetic and non-diabetic individuals with their anti-bigrams

2014-01-01

MSc MLT.

Prevalence of mycoplasma respiratory in children

2014-01-01

MD. Prevalence of mycoplasma respiratory in children after collecting the samples from paediatric OPD.