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Prof. B Suresh Shetty

Professor and Head
Office of State Medico-legal Consultant, Goverment of Karnataka, Department of Forensic Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore[Manipal University]

Brief Biography:

Presently appointed as Honorary State Medico-Legal Consultant for three districts [Dakshina Kannada, Udupi and Coorg], Government of Karnataka. He received his master’s degree at KMC, Manipal, and joined as faculty at KMC, Mangalore, where he is teaching since 2005. Has done a certificate in “Analytical Toxicology & Forensic DNA Typing” awarded by Dept. of Analytical Toxicology, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Cochin in November 2006, PG certificate in Torture Medicine [IMA AKN Sinha Institute, Patna] in 2011. He has co-authored chapters in 3 books and peer-reviewed in 10 reputed national and international journals, contributed articles in local and national newspapers, guided postgraduates in Forensic Medicine and undergraduates in ICMR student projects,. He has published more than 60 papers, national and international research papers in scientific journals. He has organized continued medical education [CME] programmes and conferences as a capacity of organizing secretary in 2009, 2012 and will be hosting the IAFM conference in the year 2013. He has attended scientific sessions in India as well as Abroad like Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, Thailand, United States of America, Hong Kong so on. He is Nominated by the International Bibliographical Centre, Cambridge, England, Selection Committee and earned a position of TOP 100 Health Professionals in the year 2009, who have made a significant contribution in their field to engender influence on a local, national and international issue and an Individual Member of Sydney Forensic Medicine & Science Network, Australia and Asia Pacific Association of Medical Toxicology. He is the Board of studies of Forensic Medicine in Manipal University and Criminology Department of Mangalore University.

Academic positions:

PG cum Tutor 01-08-2001 31-07-2004 3 years Assistant Professor 18-01-2005 23-07-2009 4years 6 months Associate Professor 24-07-2009 23-06-2011 1 year 11 Months Associate Professor and In Charge Head 24-06-2011 23-07-2012 1 year 1 month Profesor and Head 24-07-2013 Till date

Research interests:

1. Forensic Medicine; Forensic Pathology; Forensic Anthropology. 2. Public Health; Epidemiology; Suicidology; Traffic Medicine; Toxicology. 3. Medical Ethics; Law in Relation to Medicine; Medical Education; Endocrinology.

What I think of the idea behind WebmedCentral:

For generating interest among Young researchers.