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Community Medicine
About

The Community Medicine Department trains the students in the science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting health and efficiency through organized community effort.


Department of Community Medicine at M.V.J

Apart from academic activities, the Community Medicine department is engaged in providing preventive, promotive and curative services to urban and rural population of Hoskote taluk through different tiers of health care delivery systems.

The department has a fully staffed, equipped and functional Urban Health centre in Hoskote town, just 3 kms from MVJ Medical College & Research Hospital. Also an equipped and functional Rural Health Training Centre at Nandagudi, 22 kms from the college & at Tavarekere.

Students are given wide exposure to national health programs through visits to institutions such as the Family Planning Association of India, the National Tuberculosis Institute, the Karnataka Health Promotion Trust, etc. Departmental library with recent editions of Journals and books is available.

Facilities include

  • A well equipped laboratory with specimens and slides.
  • Museum with a full complement of specimens.
  • Information Education and Communication facilities.
  • Drugs, equipment's and publicity materials for camps.
  • Refrigerator for vaccine storage and vaccine carrier for camps.
  • Hostel facilities for male and female interns separately at Tavarekere Rural Health training centre.
Faculty List
Name of the staff
Qualification
Designation
Date of Joining
Date of Promotion
Attendance of June 2019
Dr. Suwarna Madhu Kumar MBBS, MD Community Medicine Professor & HOD 02.11.2006 02.11.2006: Asst. Professor 08.12.2010: Asst. Professor -Assoc. Professor 26.12.2013: Assoc. Professor - Professor 01.10.2016: Professor - HOD 30 days
Dr. Pavithra.M.B MBBS, MD Community Medicine Associate Professor 14.05.2012 14.08.2015 (From Asst. Professor to Assoc. Professor) 30 days
Dr. M.Madhusudan MBBS, MD Community Medicine Associate Professor 14.06.2012 20.10.2016 (From Asst. Professor to Assoc. Professor) 29 days
Dr. Chaluvaraj.T.S MBBS, MD Community Medicine Associate Professor 01.03.2013 02.11.2017 (From Asst. Professor to Assoc. Professor) 29 days
Dr. Lokesh.K.C MBBS, MD Community Medicine Assistant Professor 16.07.2015 - 30 days
Dr. Amrita.N.Shamanewadi MBBS, MD Community Medicine Assistant Professor 13.08.2015 - 29 days
Dr. Madhavi Gajula MBBS, MD Community Medicine Assistant Professor 18.03.2017 - 30 days
Dr. Bhavani.L MBBS, MD Community Medicine Assistant Professor 29.11.2017 01.03.2018 (From Tutor to Asst. Professor) 30 days
Dr. Raghavendra.N MBBS, MD Community Medicine Assistant Professor 22.08.2017 01.03.2018 (From Tutor to Asst. Professor) 30 days
Dr. C.Althaf Hussain MBBS, MD Community Medicine Assistant Professor 18.12.2017 01.03.2018 (From Tutor to Asst. Professor) 30 days
Mr. Suresha.D.S B.Sc, M.Sc., Statistics Lecturer Statistics 17.07.2009 - 30 days