Post Graduate

Postgraduate course in Community Medicine was started in the year 1993. This is a comprehensive, full time, 3 year training course leading on to the award of MD degree in Community Medicine. This MD course is recognized by Medical Council of India. Currently this degree is awarded by Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences.

MD Community Medicine - Curriculum and Exams based on guidelines of Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka.

MD Community Medicine - Posting and Teaching Programme / Assignments


The following postgraduate students have passed out of this Institution from the Department of Community Medicine:

1

Dr. B J Mahendra

1996

2

Dr. M Jayakumary

1998

3

Dr. K Rohit

1999

4

Dr. D H Ashwath Narayana

1999

5

Dr. R Chethana

2001

6

Dr. N R Ramesh Masthi

2001

7

Dr. T V Sanjay

2002

8

Dr. V P Sudhashree

2003

9

Dr. K Lalitha

2003

10

Dr. S Shalini

2004

11

Dr. M S Ananda Giri

2004

12

Dr. B S Pradeep

2005

13

Dr. P Seema

2006

14

Dr. G M Venkatesh

2006

15

Dr. B M Rudraprasad

2006

16

Dr. S Usha

2007

17

Dr. A C Shyam

2007

18
Dr. G M Someshwar
2009
19
Dr. G Praveen
2009
20

S Prashanth

2010
21

N Shakila

2010
22 S G Kishore 2011
23 Giriyanna Gowda 2011
24 Dr.R Balaji 2012
25 Dr.Ramesh Holla 2012
26 Dr.Praveen Kulkarni 2012
27 Dr.D P Arun Kumar 2012
28
Dr. M R Satish Chandra
2013
29
Dr.Jahnavi Rajagopal
2013
30
Dr. S Rekha
2013
31

Dr.V Veena

2013
32
Dr.Shilpa
2014
33
Dr. Maltesh Undi
2014
34

Dr.Rachana A R

2014

Drs. V.P. Sudhashree, K. Lalitha, M.S. Ananda Giri,  B.S. Pradeep and A C Shyam have secured First Rank in the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences MD (Community Medicine) examinations.


Dr. S Usha and Dr. Praveen Kulkarni had secured Third Rank in the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences MD (Community Medicine) examinations.

The dissertations submitted to the University as a requirement of Postgraduate training are:

  1. An Evaluation of Safety and Efficacy of Purified Vero Cell Rabies Vaccine in pregnancy - Dr. B J Mahendra, Guide: Dr.  M  K Sudarshan, Co-Guide:  Dr. S N Madhusudana.

  2. Clinico-Epidemiology of Nasobronchial Allergy in Bangalore- An institutional study - Dr. M Jayakumary, Guide: Dr. M S Rajanna, Co-Guide: Dr. B G Parasuramalu.

  3. Clinical Evaluation of Safety and Immunogenecity of Inactivated Hepatitis A Vaccine in adults - Dr. K Rohit, Guide: Dr. M K Sudarsahn, Co-Guide: Dr. B J Mahendra

  4. Clinical Evaluation of Safety and Immunogenecity of Rhesus Diploid Rabies Vaccine (RDRV) in man - Dr. D H Ashwathnarayana, Guide: Dr. M K Sudarshan, Co-Guide:  Dr. B J Mahendra.

  5. Correlation of Predominant Aeroallergens in Allergic Rhinitis patients in Bangalore City - Dr. R Chethana, Guide: Dr. M S Rajanna, Co-Guide: Dr. B G Parasuramalu.

  6. Impact of Directly Observed Treatment Short Course Chemotherapy on tuberculosis patients receiving treatment under Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme -  Dr. N R Ramesh Masthi, Guide: Dr. M S Rajanna, Co-Guide: Dr. B G Parasuramalu.

  7. A Clinico Epidemiological study on the use of Rabies Immuneglobulin in post exposure rabies prophylaxis -  Dr. T V Sanjay, Guide: Dr. M K Sudarshan, Co-Guide:  Dr. B J Mahendra.

  8. A Clinico-Epidemiological study of Allergens in patients with Dermatitis -  Dr.   V P  Sudhashree, Guide: Dr. B G Parasuramalu, Co-Guide: Dr.    M S  Rajanna.

  9. Improvisation of Management Information System of India Population Project VIII Urban Health Centre in Bangalore city - Dr. K Lalitha, Guide: Dr. M K Sudarshan, Co-Guide:  Dr. Gangaboraiah.

  10. Clinico Epidemiological Study of Reproductive Tract Infections among women attending Urban Health Centers - Dr. S Shalini, Guide: Dr. M S Rajanna, Co-Guide: Dr. V Geethamani.

  11. An Evaluation of Immunogenecity and Reactogenecity of purified chick embryo cell rabies vaccine administered intradermally using a new simulated post exposure regimen in healthy adult volunteers - Dr. M S Ananda Giri, Guide: Dr. M K Sudarshan, Co-Guide:  Dr. B J Mahendra.

  12. Cause and Effect analysis of Low Birth Weight babies - Dr. B S Pradeep, Guide: Dr. B G Parasuramalu, Co-Guide:  Dr. M S Rajanna.

  13. A study of Safety and Efficacy of Rush Immunotherapy among patients suffering from Nasobronchial Allergy - Dr. P Seema, Guide: Dr. B G Parasuramalu, Co-Guides:  Dr. M S Rajanna, Dr. Ravikumar, Dr. Narendrababu.

  14. Evaluating a pre-medication protocol for administration of ERIG in patients with Hypersensitivity - Dr. G M Venkatesh, Guide: Dr. M K Sudarshan, Co-Guide: Dr. N S  Kodandaram.

  15. A Longitudinal study of patients suffering from Nasobronchial Allergy following different treatment modalities - Dr. Rudraprasad, Guide: Dr. B G Parasuramalu, Co-Guide: Dr. M S Rajanna .

  16. A study of factors influencing Routine Immunization in Kengeri Primary Health Centre area - Dr. S Usha, Guide: Dr. B J Mahendra, Co-Guide: Dr. N R Ramesh Masthi.

  17. A study of Safety and Efficacy of Sub-Lingual Immunotherapy in Nasobronchial Allergy - Dr. A C Shyam, Guide: Dr. B G Parasuramalu, Co-Guide: Dr. Chandregowda.

  18. Health Outcomes of Sublingual Immunotherapy compared to Subcutaneous Immunotherapy among patients suffering from Allergic Rhinitis and Allergic Bronchial Asthma - Dr. G M Someshwar, Guide: Dr. B G Parasuramalu.

  19. Clinical Evaluation of Safety & Immunogenicity of purified chick embryo cell rabies vaccine administered intradermally using updated TRC regimen (2-2-2-0-2) in animal bite cases -          Dr. G  Praveen, Guide: Dr. D H Aswath Narayana.

  20. Prevalence of Bronchial Asthma in Adult Population in Rural Field Practice Area of KIMS, Bangalore – Dr. S Prashanth, Guide: Dr. B G Parasuramalu, Co-Guide: Dr. N Huliraj.

  21. Clinical Evaluation of Safety & Immunogenecity of Indirab & Verorab vaccines using updated Thai Red Cross regimen in healthy volunteers; phase III, Randomized Clinical Study - Dr. N Shakila, Guide: Dr. D H Aswath Narayana.

  22. Prevalence of  Domestic accidents in a rural community-Dr. S G Kishore, Guide : Dr N R Ramesh Masthi

  23. Clinical evaluation of safety and Immunogenicity of purified chick embryo cell (PCEC) rabies vaccine administered Intramuscularly in healthy volunteers- Dr. Giriyanna Gowda Guide : Dr D H Aswath Narayana.

  24. Dr. Balaji R - Safety and efficacy of Ultrarush sublingual immunotherapy among allergic rhinitis patients sensitive to aeroallegens.Guide: Dr. B G Parasuramalu Professor & Head.

  25. Dr. Ramesh Holla - A clinical evaluation of safety and immunogenicity of purified chick embryo cell vaccine (PCECV, Rabipur) and purified Vero Cell rabies vaccine (PVRV, Verorab) administered as simulated post exposure prophylaxis using one week intradermal regimen(4-4-4-0-0). Guide: Dr. D H Ashwath Narayana, Associate Professor.

  26. Dr. Praveen Kulkarni - Implementation and Evaluation of a Novel Rabies Prevention Strategy in Rural Field Practice area of KIMS, Bangalore.Guide: Dr. N R Ramesh Masthi, Associate Professor.

  27. Dr. Arun Kumar D P - Prevalence of Obesity among elderly in Urban field practice area of KIMS. Guide: Dr. T V Sanjay, Assistant Professor.

  28. Dr. Sathish Chandra M R - Randomized Double blind comparative study to Asses Safety, Efficacy and health related Quality of life with Formoterol/ Mometasone versus Formoterol/ Fluticasone dry powder inhaler in the treatment of mild to moderate persistant Asthma. Guide: Dr. B G Parasuramalu Professor & Head

  29. Dr. Jahnavi Rajgopal - Depression among Elderly in Urban field practice area of KIMS. Guide: Dr. T V Sanjay, Associate Professor.

  30. Dr. Rekha S - Assesment of Glycemic status and Expenditure Incurred in Diabetic subjects in Urban field practice area of KIMS, Bangalore. Guide: Dr.Chitra Nagaraj, Associate Professor

  31. Dr Veena V - Clinical Evaluation of Safety and Immunogenicity of an indigenously developed Purified Chick Embryo Cell Vaccine when administered Intradermally in Animal bite cases. Guide: Dr. Ravish H S, Associate Professor.

  32. Dr. Shilpa - Prevalence and Bio-social correlates of Infertility in rural field practice area of Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore. Guide: Dr. Chethana R Associate Professor

  33. Dr. Malatesh Undi - Epidemiology of Animal bites and Rabies in Humans in a Rural community. Guide: Dr. N R Ramesh Masthi, Associate Professor.

  34. Dr. Rachana A R - Assessing the safety and immunogenicity of Intradermal Rabies Vaccination at Municipal Corporation Hospital, Bangalore. Guide: Dr. Ravish H S, Associate Professor.

 

The current postgraduate students in the department are

    1 Dr.Sharmila K  N 
    2 Dr.Kavita S Konapur
    3 Dr.Yannick P Puthussery
    4 Dr.Aravind M
    5 Dr.Chethna G
    6

    Dr.Tejashwini K

    7 Dr.Madhusudan M
    8 Dr.Sridevi Kulkarni
    9

    Dr Anwith H.S

    10

    Dr. P. Vairavasolai

    11

    Dr. Rupsa Banerjee

    12

    Dr. Kulrajat Bhasin

    13

    Dr. Chandana Krishna

    14

    Dr.Nimin Hafeez

Studies under taken by current postgraduate students towards their MD dissertation are:

 

  1. Dr.Sharmila K  N - Appraisal of job performance of  Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHAs) in  the rural field practice area of Kempegowda Institute of Medical sciences, Bangalore.  Guide: Dr. D H Ashwath Narayana, Professor.

  2. Dr. Kavita S Konapur - Prevalence of Dysmenorrhoea and Premenustrual syndrome and assessment of Knowledge, Attitude and Practice among high school girls of rural field practice area of KIMS Bangalore. Guide: Dr.Chitra Nagaraj, Associate Professor.

  3. Dr.Yannick P Puthussery - Depression and its associated factors among elderly patients attending geriatric clinic of Rural Health Training Centre, Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore. Guide: Dr. T V Sanjay, Associate Professor.

  4. Dr.Aravind M - A clinical evaluation of safety and immunogenicity of purified chick embryo cell vaccine and purified verocell rabies vaccine administered by one week intra dermal regimen (4-4-4-0-0) in animal bite cases. Guide: Dr. D H Ashwath Narayana, Associate Professor.

  5. Dr.Chethna G - A study on clinical safety and efficacy of cluster subcutaneous immunotherapy among patients suffering from allergic rhinitis and allergic bronchial asthma. Guide: Dr.Chitra Nagaraj, Associate Professor.

  6. Dr.Tejashwini K - Assessment of prevalence and pattern of disability among elderly in rural field practice area of Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore. Guide: Dr. Chethana R, Associate Professor.

  7. Dr.Madhusudan M - Global positioning system (GPS) as a new tool for mapping the distribution of nutritional status of school children (6-15 years) in the rural field practice area of Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore. Guide: Dr. N R Ramesh Masthi, Associate Professor.

  8. Dr.Sridevi Kulkarni - Assessment of factors and illness perception among individuals with hypertension in urban field practice area of Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore. Guide: Dr. Jayanthi Srikanth, Associate Professor.

  9. Dr Anwith H.S A study on co-morbidities and treatment outcomes among tuberculosis patients registered at a tuberculosis unit. Guide: Dr. Chethana R, Associate Professor.

  10. Dr. P. Vairavasolai.A study to assess the effectiveness of weekly versus daily oral iron and folic acid therapy among women in the reproductive age group residing in the urban field practice area of Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences. Guide: Dr. Jayanthi Srikanth, Associate Professor.

  11. Dr. Rupsa Banerjee. Assessing the safety and immunogenicity of shortened ESSEN regimen for post exposure prophylaxis against rabies. Guide: Dr. Ravish H S, Associate Professor.

  12. Dr. Kulrajat Bhasin. Dissertation title: Assessing magnitude of morbidities among under five children according to Integrated Management of Neonatal and Childhood Illness (IMNCI) guidelines in rural field practice area of Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences. Guide: Dr. D H Ashwath Narayana, Professor & HOD.

  13. Dr. Chandana Krishna. Coverage evaluation survey of new pentavalent vaccine introduced in the Universal Immunization Programme in the rural field practice area of Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences. Guide: Dr. N R Ramesh Masthi, Associate Professor.

  14. Dr.Nimin Hafeez.A cross-sectional study to assess depression among aged population in a rural community. Guide: Dr. T V Sanjay, Associate Professor.