Cellomics - Indo Japan Lab Inaugural Event


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 ...


Monkey pox awareness - a panel discussion




A Public Awareness Program, "National Pollution Control Day"


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, ...


Workshop titled "An Outlook on Child Rights and Acts"


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...


International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking


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 ...


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


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...


Arivu-Neravu, a one-day workshop for children


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...




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...


White Coat Ceremony


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...