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Dr. Bhaskaran Unnikrishnan

Professor & Head
Dept of Community Medicine, Kasturba Medical College (Manipal University), Mangalore

Brief Biography:

Dr.B.Unnikrishnan, (MBBS, MD) is presently working as Professor & Head of Community Medicine, Kasturba Medical College (Manipal University), Mangalore and Dy.Director of Student Affairs, Manipal University. He is a member of Manipal University Ethics Committee and also the member of Cochrane Infectious disease and HIV/AIDS group, Has published more than 80 articles in peer reviewed indexed journals. He is the Chief Mentor as well as member of Satellite Centre of Cochrane Public Health group. Is the PI for many research projects funded by ICMR, MOHFW, University of Alabama, University of Arizona, and NIH, USA. Has delivered many guest lectures on Evidence based Medicine, Research Methodology, Ethics in Medical Research as well as on HIV/AIDS. Is the member of Editorial Board and Peer reviewer for many reputed national and international journals. Internal Mentor & Supervisor for the ASCEND Research network (Asian Collaboration for Excellence in Non-Communicable Disease) a US NIH Millennium Promise Award to support the development of an Asian Non-Communicable disease (NCD) Research Network over five years (2010 – 2014). Is an External expert of the Health Ministry’s Screening Committee of the Indian Council of Medical Research as well as External expert for ICMR extramural research projects and also the PhD Guide of Manipal University in the specialization of Health Systems Research, Drug Metabolism & Drug Analysis.

Academic positions:

Professor & Head of Community Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore. Member Manipal University Ethics Committee. PhD Guide in the field of Health Systems Research.

Research interests:

HIV/AIDS, Health Systems Research, Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Medical Education

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