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Winners of IPS-KC State Level Inter Medical UG Psychiatry Quiz 2024

09-06-2024

In the State-level Inter Medical UG Psychiatry Quiz 2024 held at VIMS, Bellary on 9th June 2024, Gayathri Manoj & Shilpa Saijan (MBBS Phase III Part -II) have won the first prize and Anshika Dhananjay Verma & Manya Narain Tyagi (MBBS Phase III Part-II) bagged the second prize. Gayathri & Shilpa will be representing Karnataka for the south zone UG Quiz to be held at NIMHANS in October 2024.

A total of 27 teams from Medical Colleges throughout Karnataka participated in the UG Quiz program.

First Prize: Gayathri Manoj & Shilpa Saijan

Second Prize: Anshika Dhananjay Verma & Manya Narain Tyagi...

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Training program on Laboratory Management System and Internal Audit

13-05-2024

The Departments of Pathology, Biochemistry and Microbiology organized a training program on Laboratory Management System and Internal Audit as per ISO 15189:2022 in association with the Foundation for Quality (India) from 13th to 16th May 2024 at K S Hegde Medical Academy, Deralaktte.

Dr. Jayaprakash Shetty, Vice Dean, Professor & Head, Dept. of Pathology welcomed the gathering. Dr. Sukanya Shetty, Professor & Head, Biochemistry delivered the vote of thanks. 42 delegates, including 30 teaching faculty and 12 Lab technicians participated in the program. Dr. Thuppil Ven...

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Awarded a patent

06-04-2024

The Center for Advanced Neurological Research, KSHEMA was awarded a patent in April 2024, for the development of a sensitive cell based assay for detection of myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein antibody (MOG IgG). This is the second patent awarded to the Center for its original research and contributions....

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Dr Niel Roberston's visit to Center for Advanced Neurological Research at K S Hegde Medical Academy

14-03-2024

Dr Niel Roberston , Professor of Neurology and current President of Association of British Neurology, visited the Center for Advanced Neurological Research at K S Hegde Medi...

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Visit to University of Gothenburg, Sweden by KSHEMA - Nitte University Public Health students under Exchange Program

09-03-2024

The Department of Public Health at K S Hegde Medical Academy, Nitte University is pleased to announce the selection of two exemplary students, Ms Achal Kudtarkar and Dr Nayana M.R., for a prestigious student exchange program with the Department of Public Health at Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. The students are scheduled to attend Salgrenskha Academy in Sweden for ten weeks, starting on March 21st, 2024, and concluding on June 6th, 2024.

During the 10-week exchange program, they will be studying Health Economics contributing to global learning and experiences in the field of Public Health. Ms Kudtarkar and Dr Nayana M.R. have been awarded full scholarships,...

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3rd National Conference of Nitte Imaging Technology - NCNIT 2024

02-03-2024

The 3rd National Conference of Nitte Imaging Technology - NCNIT 2024 was held on 2nd & 3rd March 2024, in conjunction with the silver jubilee celebrations of KS Hegde Medical Academy. NCNIT 2024 was hosted by the Division of Medical Imaging Technology & Dept. of Radiology, KSHEMA in collaboration with the Indian Society of Radiographers & Technologists (ISRT) and Karnataka Allied & Healthcare Professionals Association (KAHPA).

Over 900+ delegates from 60+ institutions across Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Goa, Maharashtra, Delhi, Madhya Pradesh participated in the conference. The 2-day conference had 40+ national and international speaker...

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CME

27-01-2024

As a part of the Silver Jubilee celebrations of KSHEMA, a CME was conducted by the Department of Community Medicine on 27th January 2024 at K S Hegde Medical Academy.

All three invited speakers were alumni of KSHEMA.
Dr Mahendra Kiritti (MBBS 1999 Batch), Taluk Health Officer, Koppa, Karnataka.
Dr Shachi Adyanthaya (MBBS 2001 Batch), Sr. Manager, Child Health & Development, Children's Investment Fund Foundation, New Delhi.
Dr Pracheth R (MBBS 2004 Batch), Associate Professor, Dept. of Epidemiology, NIMHANS, Bengaluru.

The resource persons spoke on "The role of social protection and SBCC in improving maternal nutrition"; "Mental health research for c...

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A hands-on workshop on 'Understanding the Mechanism of Bio-Molecular & Small Molecular Interactions by In Silico Approach'

02-09-2023

The Department of Pharmacology, KSHEMA organized a hands-on workshop on 'Understanding the Mechanism of Bio-Molecular & Small Molecular Interactions by In Silico Approach' on 2nd September 2023. Dr. Chakradhar Rao US, Faculty of Medicine, Dept. of Pediatrics, Gynecology & Obstetrics, CANSEARCH Research Platform, University of Geneva, Switzerland and Dr. J. Muthukumaran, Asst. Professor, Dept. of Biotechnology, Sharda University, Greater Noida were the resource persons for the workshop.

The workshop began with an introductory session on In-silico approach and its utility in screening of compounds of medicinal value, predicting the small molecular interaction at molecular le...

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Workshop on "Pediatric Advanced Life Support"

02-07-2023

The Dept. of Pediatrics, K.S Hegde Medical Academy, in association with the Indian Institute of Emergency Medical Services (IIEMS), Kottayam organized a workshop on "Pediatric Advanced Life Support", accredited by the American Heart Association. The program was held at NU-MEDISIM on 2nd & 3rd June 2023.

Prof. Dr. Seema Pavaman S, Dept. of Paediatrics was the course coordinator and lead instructor of the workshop.

Prof. Dr. Aby Dany Varghese and Dr. Niharika, Sr. Resident from the Dept. of Pediatrics, KSHEM...

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Congratulations Mr. Divin

18-03-2023

Mr. Divin of II BSc (Medical Imaging Technology) secured the 5th place in the First Time Bodybuilding Category at the Mr. Dakshina Kannada Bodybuilding Championship 2022 held at Perfect Pass, Falnir, Mangalore on 17th December 2022.

On 18th March 2023, Mr. Divin participated in the Ocean Classic- 2023 Open State Level Body Building & Fitness Championship held at Vamanjoor, Mangalore and secured the 2nd place in Teen Bodybuilding Category....

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Third place in the State level Vijayanagar PG Quiz

12-02-2023

Dr. Nikhila Raj K, Postgraduate, Dept. of Anaesthesiology & Critical Care, won the third place in the State level Vijayanagar PG Quiz, conducted during PG EXCEL 2023 (Post Graduation Exam Preparation Programme of ISA Karnataka) at KLE, Belagavi on12.02.2023....

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Public Awareness Program

11-02-2023

The Department of ENT, K S Hegde Medical Academy in collaboration with the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board organized a Public Awareness Program on Noise Pollution on 11th February 2023 at Sharada Ganapathi Vidya Kendra, Kairangala.

Mr. Ramesh KM, Senior Environmental Officer, Karnataka State Pollution Control Board inaugurated the program. Prof. (Dr.) Vadisha Bhat, Head, Dept. of ENT delivered the introductory speech and welcome address. Mr. Rajaram Bhat, Founder & Correspondent,Sharada Ganapati Vidya Kendra was the chief guest. He informed the gathering that the students of his school will collaborate and support Nitte University's Nishabda Project in the coming days....

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Public Awareness Program

08-02-2023

The Department of ENT, K S Hegde Medical Academy organized a Public Awareness Program under Nishabda Project on 'Noise induced hearing loss' at Shri Mahalingeshwara Vidyanikethana, Kunjathur on 8th February 2023. The main purpose of this program was to educate the children regarding noise pollution and measures to avoid the same. An informative talk was delivered by Dr Shravan Alva, Asst. Professor of ENT. 91 students participated in the program....

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Cellomics - Indo Japan Lab Inaugural Event

12-09-2022

A new "CELLOMICS" laboratory (part of Indo-Japan MEXT Project) at Central Research Laboratory, KS Hegde Medical Academy with state-of-art facilities for invitro cell culture was inaugurated on 12th September 2022 by Shri. N Vinaya Hegde, Chancellor, Nitte DU. The project investigators from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Miyazaki, Japan - Dr. Madhyastha Harishkumar, Sr. Assoc. Professor, Dept. of Applied Physiology; Prof. Dr. Hirotake Sawada, Dept. of Paediatrics; Dr. Takuji Hinoura, Asst. Professor, Dept. of Public Health and Dr. Muraoka Jyuunske, Dept. of OB&G and Professor & Chairman, Department of Public Health, University of Miyazaki Dr. Yoshiki Kuroda were present at ...

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Monkey pox awareness - a panel discussion

23-07-2022

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A Public Awareness Program, "National Pollution Control Day"

02-12-2021

The Institution Innovation Council, Nitte (DU) in collaboration with Project NISHABDA, Department of ENT, KSHEMA and Nitte Institute of Speech and Hearing (NISH) organized "National Pollution Control Day" in the virtual mode on 2nd December 2021.

Prof (Dr) B Satheesh Kumar Bhandary, Vice Chancellor, Nitte DU delivered the opening remarks and provided an overview of the University's efforts in establishing a green campus. Prof (Dr) Senthil Vel, Dean, College of Fisheries, Mangaluru delivered the keynote address with an update on the types of pollution and its impact on human and other living resources.

The Guest of Honor, Mr. Ramesh D Naik, Senior Environmental Officer, ...

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Workshop titled "An Outlook on Child Rights and Acts"

03-09-2021

The Departments of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, KSHEMA jointly conducted a workshop titled "An Outlook on Child Rights and Acts" on 3rd September 2021. The objective of the programme was to get an understanding of the Acts related to Child Rights. The Workshop focused on Acts such as Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POSCO Act 2012), Juvenile Justice Act 2015 (J J Act), Adoption Act and legal issues associated with adoption.

The Workshop was inaugurated by Dr Shrinivasa Bhat U, Professor & Head, Department of Psychiatry, where he discussed problems associated with children and the need to understand laws protecting child rights. He then introduced the moderator of the...

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International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

26-06-2021

The Department of Psychiatry, KSHEMA along with the Student Wing of the Nitte Bioethics Steering Committee, National Service Scheme KSHEMA unit and Nitte Usha Institute of Nursing Sciences observed "International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking" on 26th June 2021. The theme was "Share Facts on Drugs and Save Lives".

In this regard the Department has held programs to promote awareness on drug abuse among students of the constituent colleges of Nitte (Deemed to be University). A series of webinars was conducted for students of BSc Anesthesia & Operation Theatre Technology, BSc Medical Imaging Technology, BSc Medical Laboratory Technology, BSc Respiratory Therapy ...

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A webinar on 'The Anticipated Third Wave in Covid-19 and Prioritization for Children'

25-06-2021

The Department of Paediatrics, K S Hegde Medical Academy in association with DST NU-TEC organized a webinar on 'The Anticipated Third Wave in Covid-19 and Prioritization for Children' on 25th June 2021. Dr Swathi Sunil Rao, Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, KSHEMA, delivered a talk on 'Pediatric Covid-19 -the Spectrum' followed by Dr Rohit Bharadwaj, Consultant Pediatrician, Chennai who delivered a talk on 'Pediatric Covid-19 in office practice and updates on vaccines'. Dr. Santhosh Soans, Professor & Head, Department of Pediatrics, AJ Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre, Mangalore and Past National President, Indian Academy of Pediatrics, delivered a t...

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Arivu-Neravu, a one-day workshop for children

28-03-2021

Arivu-Neravu, a one-day workshop for children from various orphanages and childcare homes in Mangalore was conducted by the Mangalore Police on 28th March 2021.

This program was conceptualised with inputs from Dr Mahabalesh Shetty, HoD, Dept. of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, KSHEMA. AAKAASH (Adolescents and Kids Abuse and Sexual Health) a screening tool has also been designed by the Dept. of Forensic Medicine for this purpose.

The Departments of Community Medicine, Psychiatry and Paediatrics also participated and contributed greatly to the program. In addition, ten psychologists from School of Social Work Roshni Nilaya counseled the children. Nearly 500 chil...

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Workshop

21-02-2021

The Department of Orthopaedics, K S Hegde Medical Academy in association with Canara Orthopedic Society (COS) organised the Eighth Prof (Dr) M Sudhakar Shetty Memorial 38th Mangalore Orthopedic Course under the aegis of Karnataka Orthopedic Association.

The Course was conducted from 19th to 21st February.2021 at Aavishkaar, 7th Floor, ABSMIDS. It was inaugurated by Prof (Dr) M Shantharam Shetty, Pro Chancellor, Professor (Dr) Satheesh Kumar Bhandary, Vice Chancellor, Professor (Dr) P S Prakash, Dean, KSHEMA and Dr Edward Nazreth, President, Canara Orthopedic Society.

Prof (Dr) Lawrence Mathias welcomed the gathering and spoke briefly about the program. Faculty from othe...

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White Coat Ceremony

02-02-2021

The Medical Education Unit (MEU), K S Hegde Medical Academy conducted the White Coat Ceremony for the first-year MBBS students on 2nd February 2021 at K S Hegde Auditorium. Major Shivakumar Hiremath, Medical Superintendent, Justice KS Hegde Charitable Hospital, Deralakatte was the Chief Guest.

He stressed the importance of the white coat and briefed students on the challenges of the medical profession. Dr. Jayaprakash Shetty, Vice-Dean (Admn) welcomed the gathering. Prof (Dr) Amrit Mirajkar, Vice Dean (Academics), administered the White Coat oath.

Dr. P S Prakash, Dean, KSHEMA released the foundation course logbook. Dr. Swathi Shetty, Foundation Course Coordinator intro...

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