Dr Sunila John

Associate Professor

Department of Speech and Hearing

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Dr. Sunila John is Associate Professor in Department of Speech and Hearing at MCHP, Manipal.​

    She is:

    Institutional Responsibilities:

    • Member of Marketing Committee, SOAHS
    • ISO certified internal auditor
    • Faculty representative (SOAHS) – Office of International Affairs and Collaboration
    • Member of Anti-ragging Committee

    Academic Responsibilities:

    • I & II Semester (BASLP) Class Coordinator
    • Teacher Guardian (I & II Semester, BASLP)
    • Clinical Incharge: Speech OPD
    • Teaching: Undergraduate and Postgraduate
    • Clinical supervision & patient care
    • Guide: Conferences / Paper presentations / Dissertation

    Additional responsibility (To take charge in the event of leave by the main faculty):

    • Meeting – Departmental
    • ISO documentation

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Clinical Phonology and Motor Speech Disorders SH 203 II MASLP
Motor Speech Disorders in Children B 4.2 II BASLP, 4th Semester
Motor Speech Disorders in Adults B 5.2 III BASLP, 5th Semester
Speech, Language Diagnostics and Therapeutics B 1.3 I BASLP, 1st Semester

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
PhD School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal University, Manipal University Manipal University 2014
MSc School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal University, Manipal University Manipal University 2007
BSc Speech and Hearing School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal University, Manipal University 2005

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Dept. of Speech & Hearing, Manipal College of Health Professions, Manipal University, Manipal Associate Professor July 2014 - Till date
Dept. of Speech & Hearing, School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal University, Manipal Assistant Professor – Senior Grade December 2010 - June 2014
Dept. of Speech & Hearing, School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal University, Manipal Assistant Professor August 2010 -December 2010
Dept. of Speech & Hearing, School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal University, Manipal Lecturer August 2007 - July 2010

Development and standardization of phonological process analysis test for children in Tulu language

ICSSR(Indian council of social science research), 2013

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Child Language, Dysarthria, Cerebral Palsy, Glossectomy, Dysphagia, Articulation & Phonology

Area of Expertise

Communication disorders in children, adults and elderly

Area of Research

Child Language & Cerebral Palsy

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI)
  • Indian Speech & Hearing Association (ISHA)
  • Operation Smile, India
  • Manipal Branch, Indian Speech & Hearing Association
  • Kerala  Branch, Indian Speech & Hearing Association 

Normative for motor speech profile in Kannada-speaking adults

2013-01-01 J Ganapathy Rajashekhar

Journal of Voice, 28(1), 7-13. doi: 10.1016/j.jvoice.2013.06.009

Theory of mind in mild traumatic brain injury

2013-01-01 Ramkumar VS Paul C M, Rajashekhar B

Journal of the Indian Academy of Applied Psychology, Vol.39, No.2, 2013.

Phonological process and accuracy measures in typically developing Punjabi speaking children between 3-5 years

2013-01-06 Simran K Veena KD B Rajashekhar

Indian Journal of Applied Linguistics, Vol. 39, No.1, January-June 2013.

Word retrieval ability on semantic fluency task in typically developing Malayalam-speaking children

2013-01-01 Rajashekhar B

Child Neuropsychology: A Journal on Normal and Abnormal Development in Childhood and Adolescence, 20(2), 182-195. doi:10.1080/09297049.2012.760538.

Measuring the whole word complexity in Tulu speaking children between 3 to 4 years of age

2012-01-09 Shastry A Nayak Veena KD

Language in India 12:9, September 2012.

Spoken discourse in elderly Malayalam speakers: Influence of age, gender and education

2012-01-01 Veena KD George A Rajashekhar B

Indian Journal of Gerontology, 2012.

Effects of mand training on negative behaviours and verbal behaviour development: A case study

2012-01-01 Prasanna V Rajashekhar B

Global Research Analysis, 2012.

Acoustic analysis of voice in normal and high pitch phonation: A comparative study

2012-01-01 Aithal V Rajashekhar B Varghese C Guddattu V

Folia Phoniatr Logop, 2012.

Qualitative analysis of semantic clustering in early and mid-adolescence

2011-01-01 Rajashekhar B

J Indian Association Child Adolescence Mental Health, 2011.

Speech and swallowing outcomes in buccal mucosa carcinoma

2011-01-01 Hassuji RM Rajashekhar B

Indian Journal of Palliative Care,Hassuji, RM, Rajashekhar B, 2011.

Rate of speech across gender and task in 3-5 years typically developing Malayalam speaking children

2014-01-01 Mereen Jose

Comparison of narrative skills in typically developing (td) children and children with cerebral palsy (cp) in Malayalam

2014-01-01 Dayana Devassy

Metaphonological skills in Kannada-speaking verbal children with cerebral palsy

Angel Mercy Ruby Selvakumar

Phonological development in normal Punjabi speaking children Between 3-5 years: A cross sectional study

2014-01-01 Simran Kaur

Normative data for MSP (motor speech profile) in Kannada speaking adults

2014-01-01 Jeena John

Agreement between parent and children with cerebral palsy on quality of life

Neethu Elizabeth

Knowledge and attitude of autism among health workers

2014-01-01 Amritha Mohan Anusree AK

• Comparison of communication acts and functions in typically developing children and children with autism spectrum disorders

Metaphonological Skills in Kannada-speaking Verbal Children with Cerebral Palsy

Self – Reporting Quality of life in children with cerebral palsy

Development of phonology in Tulu speaking children between 3-4 years of age: A cross sectional study

Comparison of discourse production in Hindi speaking normal individuals & Broca’s Aphasics : Effect of Elicitation task