Manita Thomas

Assistant Professor

Department of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology (at Mangalore)

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Teaching: Undergraduate and post graduate students
    • Clinical supervision and patient care
    • Incharge of Tinnitus clinic
    • Guide: Conference presentations/Clinical and Journal clubs
    • Co guide: Dissertations

 

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Cochlear Physiology A103 First semester - M.Sc (Audiology)
Advances in the Management of Hearing Loss A 204 Second semester - M.Sc (Audiology)
Aural Rehabilitation in Children B. 5.4 Fifth semester - BASLP

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MASLP Audiology and Speech Language Pathology School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal 2011
BASLP Audiology and Speech Language Pathology Dr.S.R.Chandrasekhar Institute of Speech & Hearing 2008

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Dept. of Audiology and Speech Language Pathology, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore Assistant Professor Academics, Clinical Supervision and Research Feb 2016- till date
Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum Speech Therapist Team member in R Madhavan Nayar Center for Comprehensive Epilepsy Care (RMNC) and Cognition and behavioral neurology team. May 2014-Nov 2015
School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal Junior Research Fellow April 2012 - April 2014
Manipal Hospitals, Bangalore Speech Language Pathologist Rehabilitation for Stroke, Aphasia, Dysphagia, Anarthria, Specific Language Impairment, Learning disability and TBI patients September 2011- March 2012
Dr. Somervell Memorial C.S.I Medical College & Hospital, Trivandrum. Audiologist and Speech Language Pathologist October 2008 - May 2009

Profiles of challenging listening situations experienced by people with hearing loss

International Collaboration Dr Vinaya Manchaiah Dr. Bradley McPherson Manita Thomas

Ongoing project

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Diagnostics Audiology, Vestibular assessment, Tinnitus

Area of Expertise

Diagnostics Audiology, Rehabilitation Audiology

Area of Research

Tinnitus, Hearing Aids, Vestibular assessment

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Member of Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI), 2014
  • Member of Indian Speech and Hearing Association (ISHA), 2013
  • Member Dakshina Kannada Chapter of ISHA, 2016
  • Member of British Academy of Audiology, 2017