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...


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


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...


Workshop on "Pediatric Advanced Life Support"


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...


Congratulations Mr. Divin


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....


Third place in the State level Vijayanagar PG Quiz


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....


Public Awareness Program


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....


Public Awareness Program


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....


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...