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
35   Dr. Kavita S Konapur 2014
36   Dr. Aravind M 2015
37   Dr. Tejashwini K 2015
38   Dr. Sridevi Kulkarni 2015
39   Dr. Chethna G 2015
40   Dr. Yannick P Puthussery 2015
41   Dr. Madhusudan M 2016
42   Dr. Anwith H.S 2016
43   Dr. P Vairavasolai 2016
44   Dr. Rupsa Banerjee 2016
45   Dr. Chandana Krishna 2016
46   Dr. Nimin Hafeez 2016
47   Dr. Ramya M 2017
48   Dr. Lakshmi H 2017
49   Dr. Phaneendra S 2017
50   Dr. Pradeep Kumar DP 2017
51   Dr. Raghav 2017
52   Dr. Pruthvi SG 2018
53   Dr. Iswarya S 2018
54   Dr. Kavya G Upadhya 2018
55   Dr. Nandini RC 2018
56   Dr. Seema KS 2018
57   Dr. Tejashwini P 2018

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.

Dr.Malthesh Undi,Dr.Rupsa Banerjee and Dr.Vairavi solai had secured Tenth , Fifth and Ninth 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.

  35. 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.

  36. 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.

  37. 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.

  38. 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.

  39. 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.

  40. 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.

  41. 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.

  42. 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.

  43. 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.

  44. 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.

  45. 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.

  46. 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.

  47. 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.

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

  49. Dr. Ramya M - Coverage of maternal and child health services provided under Reproductive and Child Health II in urban practice area of KIMS, Bangalore. Dr. D H Ashwath Narayana, Professor & HOD.

  50. Dr. Lakshmi H - A study of oral antidiabetic medication adherence in type II DM attending UHTC of KIMS, Bangalore. Guide: Dr. Chethana R.

  51. Dr. Phaneendra M S - A case control study to assess the association between substance use and retroviral positivity among subjects attending Integrated Counseling and Testing Centres(ICTCs). Guide: Dr. N R Ramesh Masthi.

  52. Dr. Pradeep Kumar D P - Assessment of rabies post exposure prophylaxis services in Anti-Rabies clinic of BBMP. Guide: Dr. Ravish H S.

  53. Dr. Raaghav - Assessment of diabetic complications of feet in Urban field practice area of Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore. Guide: Dr.Chitra Nagaraj.

  54. Dr. Pruthvi SG - A Study on social media usage and health status among students studying in Private and Government pre-university colleges of Urban Bangalore. Guide: Dr. N R Ramesh Masthi.

  55. Dr. Iswarya S - A study on Trends and priorities in modes of delivery and its associated post natal complications. Guide: Dr.H S Ravish.

  56. Dr. Kavya G Upadhya - Determinants of domestic accidents in the urban field practice area of Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bengaluru. Guide: Dr.Jayanthi Srikanth.

  57. Dr. Nandini RC - A Study on factors associated with adverse events following Immunization among infants attending maternal and child health hospital attached to Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bengaluru. Guide: Dr.D H Ashwath Narayana.

  58. Dr. Seema KS - A study on osteoporosis among women above 40 years in Urban Field Practice Area of Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bengaluru-A descriptive study. Guide: Dr.R Chethana.

  59. Tesjaswini - A study on factors associated with insominia among aged populationin urban field practice area of Kepmpegowda Institute of Medical Sciences,Bengaluru. Guide: Dr Sanjay TV.

 

The current postgraduate students in the department are

Final Year

  • Dr. Ramya M.P

  • Dr. Prakruthi R A

  • Dr. Manasa A R

  • Dr. Pankaj Kumar

  • Dr. P Ramu

  • Dr. Priyanka DS

Second Year

  • Dr. Sweta Balappa Athani

  • Dr. Thenambigai R

  • Dr. Soubhagya K

  • Dr. Nitu Kumari

  • Dr. Afraz Jahan

First Year

  • Dr. Karishma P S

  • Dr. Saranya K

  • Dr. Deepthi Nagaraj

  • Dr. Sunil M G

  • Dr. Jithin Surendran

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

  1. Dr. Ramya M.P: Trends of animal bite cases and post exposure prophylaxis in anti-rabies clinic, Bangalore. Guide: Dr. Ravish.H.S.

  2. Dr. Prakruthi R A: A study on obstetric morbidity pattern in municipal corporation referral hospital, Bangalore. Guide: Dr. D H Ashwath Narayana, Prof and HOD.

  3. Dr Manasa A R: A study on the effect of substance use on health among young adults in professional degree colleges of urban Bengaluru. Guide: Dr. N R Ramesh Masthi.

  4. Dr. Pankaj Kumar: A study on ocular morbidities among adults aged 50 years and above. Guide: Dr. Jayanthi Srikanth.

  5. Dr. Ramu P: A study on incidence of falls among elderly population in rural field practice area Of Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore. Guide: Dr. Sanjay TV.

  6. Dr. Priyanka DS: A study on health hazards among working class of unorganized sector in urban field practice area of Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore. Guide: Dr. Chethana R.

  7. Dr. Sweta Balappa Athani: Prevalence of allergic disorders among urban school children in Bengaluru city. Guide: Dr. Giriyanna Gowda, Associate professor.

  8. Dr. Thenambigai R: A cross sectional study on infant morbidities and their associated factors in the urban field practice area of Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences,Bangalore. Guide: Dr. Chethana R.

  9. Dr. Soubhagya K: obesity and its associated factors among elderly women in an urban field practise area of Kempegowda Institute Of Medical Sciences, Bengaluru. Guide: Dr. Sanjay Tv.

  10. Dr. Nitu Kumari: A study on severity of animal bite wounds and post exposure prophylaxis provided to the bite victims at the anti-rabies clinic. Guide: Dr. Ravish.H.S.

  11. Dr.Afraz Jahan: A study on the Immunization coverage of new and optional vaccines among children under the rural field practice area of Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bengaluru. Guide: Dr. N R Ramesh Masthi.

  12. Dr Karishma P S: A descriptive study on health status and health seeking behaviour of adolescents in an urban poor locality. Guide: Dr. R Chethana.

  13. Dr. Saranya K: A study on prevalence of anemia among elderly population in an urban community. Guide: Dr. Sanjay T V.

  14. Dr Deepthi Nagaraj: A comparative study to assess the nutritional status of children registered in the anganwadis in the rural and urban field practice area of Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore. Guide: Dr. Jayanthi Srikanth.

  15. Dr.Sunil M G: Prevalence of Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) among adult population in urban field practice area, KIMS, Bengaluru. Guide: Dr. Giriyanna Gowda.

  16. Dr.Jithin Surendran: A descriptive study on health seeking behavior and post exposure prophylaxis received by animal bite victims at the anti-rabies clinic. Guide: Dr. Ravish.H.S.