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Dr. Chandrashekar Janakiram

Head of Department, Department of Public Health Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Kochi

Qualification: DNB, MDS, MS, Ph.D
chandrashekarj@aims.amrita.edu
Research Interest: Clinical Bioethics, Fluorides in Health & Disease, Oral Epidemiology

Bio

Dr. Chandrashekar Janakiram currently serves as Head of Department in the Department of Public Health Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Health Sciences Campus, Kochi.

Education

  • 2020: Diplomate
    American Board of Dental Public Health, USA, Board certified specialist in Dental Public Health
  • July – 2011: Doctor of Philosophy – Ph. D.
    Specialization: Epidemiology and Public Health, Amrita University, India.
  • 2017 – 2018: Residency in Dental Public Health
    National Institute of Dental Craniofacial Centre, National Institute of Health, USA
  • 2018 – 2019: Fellowship in Oral Health Informatics
    National Library of Medicine, National Institute of Health USA.
  • 2012 – 2013: Master of Science – MSc
    Specialization: Bioethics.
    An inter-university mobility program jointly organized by KU Leuven (Belgium), Radboud University Nijmegen (The Netherlands) and University of Padova (Italy).
  • March 2007: Diplomate in National Broad Examinations – DNB
    Board certified specialist in Community Dentistry. Awarded Diplomate of National Board of Examinations (Ministry of Health, Govt. of India).
  • September 2001: Master of Dental Surgery – MDS
    Specialization: Community Dentistry (Dental Public Health)
    Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, India.
  • August 1996: Bachelor of Dental Surgery – BDS
    Clinical Dentistry, General dental practice
    Bangalore University, India

Clinical Experience

  • House Officer, Babu Jagjivan Ram Dental College Hospital, India, 1997 to December 1998
  • Part time – General Dental Practice in Bangalore from 2001 to October 2004.
DESIGNATION PERIOD TOTAL YEARS
Lecturer January 1, 1998 to May 31, 1999 1 year 5 months
Assistant Professor October 8, 2001 to November 31, 2001  3 years 1months
December 1, 2001 to August 31, 2003
September 1, 2003 to October 31, 2004
Associate Professor November 1 2004 to March 31, 2008 4 years 7 months
Professor and Head April 1, 2009 till date 11 years
Publications

Journal Article

Year : 2020

Prevalence of periodontal disease among adults in India: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Cite this Research Publication : Chandrashekar Janakiram, Mehta, A., and Dr. R. Venkitachalam, “Prevalence of periodontal disease among adults in India: A systematic review and meta-analysis”, Journal of Oral Biology and Craniofacial Research, vol. 10, pp. 800 - 806, 2020.

Publisher : Journal of Oral Biology and Craniofacial Research

Year : 2020

Dental Care Implications in Coronavirus Disease-19 Scenario: Perspectives

Cite this Research Publication : Chandrashekar Janakiram, Nayar, S., Varma, B., Dr. R. Venkitachalam, Anil Mathew, Suresh, R., and Puttaiah, R., “Dental Care Implications in Coronavirus Disease-19 Scenario: Perspectives”, The journal of contemporary dental practice, vol. 21, pp. 935-41, 2020.

Publisher : The journal of contemporary dental practice

Year : 2020

Etiopathogenesis of Trismus in Patients With Head and Neck Cancer: An Exploratory Literature Review

Cite this Research Publication : Radhu Raj, Krishnakumar Thankappan, Chandrashekar Janakiram, Subramania Iyer, and Anil Mathew, “Etiopathogenesis of Trismus in Patients With Head and Neck Cancer: An Exploratory Literature Review”, Craniomaxillofacial Trauma & Reconstruction, p. 1943387520917518, 2020.

Publisher : Craniomaxillofacial Trauma & Reconstruction

Year : 2020

Oral health-related quality of life in well-controlled diabetic patients of Modinagar city: A cross-sectional study

Cite this Research Publication : M. Kumari, Patthi, B., Chandrashekar Janakiram, Singla, A., Malhi, R., and Rajeev, A., “Oral health-related quality of life in well-controlled diabetic patients of Modinagar city: A cross-sectional study”, Journal of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry, vol. 18, p. 54, 2020.

Publisher : Journal of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry

Year : 2020

Oral health care system analysis: A case study from India.

Cite this Research Publication : V. Ramanarayanan, Chandrashekar Janakiram, Joseph, J., and Krishnakumar, K., “Oral health care system analysis: A case study from India.”, J Family Med Prim Care, vol. 9, no. 4, pp. 1950-1957, 2020.

Publisher : J Family Med Prim Care

Year : 2020

Influence of the previous dental visit experience in seeking dental care among young adults.

Cite this Research Publication : A. Rajeev, Patthi, B., Chandrashekar Janakiram, Singla, A., Malhi, R., and Kumari, M., “Influence of the previous dental visit experience in seeking dental care among young adults.”, J Family Med Prim Care, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 609-613, 2020.

Publisher : J Family Med Prim Care

Year : 2020

Effectiveness of herbal oral care products in reducing dental plaque & gingivitis – a systematic review and meta-analysis

Cite this Research Publication : Chandrashekar Janakiram, Dr. R. Venkitachalam, Fontelo, P., Iafolla, T. J., and Dye, B. A., “Effectiveness of herbal oral care products in reducing dental plaque & gingivitis - a systematic review and meta-analysis.”, BMC Complement Med Ther, vol. 20, no. 1, p. 43, 2020.

Publisher : BMC Complement Med Ther

Year : 2020

Comparison of modified Bass, Fones and normal tooth brushing technique for the efficacy of plaque control in young adults- A randomized clinical trial.

Cite this Research Publication : Chandrashekar Janakiram, Varghese, N., Dr. R. Venkitachalam, Joseph, J., and Vineetha Karuveettil, “Comparison of modified Bass, Fones and normal tooth brushing technique for the efficacy of plaque control in young adults- A randomized clinical trial.”, J Clin Exp Dent, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. e123-e129, 2020.

Publisher : J Clin Exp Dent

Year : 2020

Effectiveness of a curriculum-based educational intervention on oral health behavior and dental caries experience among Indian schoolchildren.

Cite this Research Publication : Vineetha Karuveettil, S Kumar, V., Chandrashekar Janakiram, and Joseph, J., “Effectiveness of a curriculum-based educational intervention on oral health behavior and dental caries experience among Indian schoolchildren.”, J Educ Health Promot, vol. 9, p. 90, 2020.

Publisher : J Educ Health Promot

Year : 2019

Opioid Prescriptions for Acute and Chronic Pain Management Among Medicaid Beneficiaries

Cite this Research Publication : Chandrashekar Janakiram, Fontelo, P., Huser, V., Chalmers, N. I., Mitnik, G. Lopez, Brow, A. R., Iafolla, T. J., and Dye, B. A., “Opioid Prescriptions for Acute and Chronic Pain Management Among Medicaid Beneficiaries”, American Journal of Preventive MedicineAmerican Journal of Preventive Medicine, vol. 57, no. 3, pp. 365 - 373, 2019.

Publisher : American Journal of Preventive MedicineAmerican Journal of Preventive Medicine, Elsevier

Year : 2019

Sex and race or ethnicity disparities in opioid prescriptions for dental diagnoses among patients receiving Medicaid.

Cite this Research Publication : Chandrashekar Janakiram, Chalmers, N. I., Fontelo, P., Huser, V., Mitnik, G. Lopez, Iafolla, T. J., Brow, A. R., and Dye, B. A., “Sex and race or ethnicity disparities in opioid prescriptions for dental diagnoses among patients receiving Medicaid.”, J Am Dent Assoc, vol. 150, no. 10, pp. e135-e144, 2019.

Publisher : J Am Dent Assoc

Year : 2019

Efficacy of Occlusal Splints Fabricated in Different Temporomandibular Positions for Treatment in Temporomandibular Disorder Patients

Cite this Research Publication : I. Sabu, SK, S., Anil Mathew, S, P., and Chandrashekar Janakiram, “Efficacy of Occlusal Splints Fabricated in Different Temporomandibular Positions for Treatment in Temporomandibular Disorder Patients”, Indian Journal of Public Health Research and Development , vol. 10, no. 12, pp. 470-476, 2019.

Publisher : Indian Journal of Public Health Research and Development

Year : 2019

Efficacy of Occlusal Splints in Managing Temporomandibular Disorders

Cite this Research Publication : S. SK, Chandrashekar Janakiram, Anil Mathew, Subash, P., and Nair, P., “Efficacy of Occlusal Splints in Managing Temporomandibular Disorders”, Indian Journal of Public Health Research and Development, vol. 10, no. 12, pp. 464-476, 2019.

Publisher : Indian Journal of Public Health Research and Development

Year : 2019

Intergenerational Transfer of Tobacco Use Behaviour from Parent to Child: A Case Control Study

Cite this Research Publication : Chandrashekar Janakiram, Sanjeevan, V., and Joseph, J., “Intergenerational Transfer of Tobacco Use Behaviour from Parent to Child: A Case Control Study.”, Asian Pac J Cancer Prev, vol. 20, no. 10, pp. 3029-3035, 2019.

Publisher : Asian Pac J Cancer Prev

Year : 2019

Risk of Having Myocardial Infarction in Periodontal Disease Patients: A Systematic Review

Cite this Research Publication : P. Basavaraj, Chandrashekar Janakiram, Rai, M., Singla, A., Malhi, R., and Rajeev, A., “Risk of Having Myocardial Infarction in Periodontal Disease Patients: A Systematic Review”, vol. 17, 2019.

Publisher : Volume 2019

Year : 2019

Reaching the Unreached-A Retrospection of the Nine Year long Oral Rehabilitative Program in the Tribal Hamlets of Kerala

Cite this Research Publication : M. Anil, Chandrashekar Janakiram, Sanjeevan, V., Arun, K., Joseph, J., Raj, S., and Mohan, S., “Reaching the Unreached-A Retrospection of the Nine Year long Oral Rehabilitative Program in the Tribal Hamlets of Kerala”, Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development, vol. 10, p. 81, 2019.

Publisher : Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development

Year : 2019

Assessment of Common Risk Factors Between Oral Diseases and Non-communicable Diseases in a Hospital-based Population in Kerala, India-A Cross-sectional Study

Cite this Research Publication : Chandrashekar Janakiram, Taha, F., Joseph, J., and Dr. R. Venkitachalam, “Assessment of Common Risk Factors Between Oral Diseases and Non-communicable Diseases in a Hospital-based Population in Kerala, India-A Cross-sectional Study”, Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, vol. 13, pp. 16-20, 2019.

Publisher : Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research

Year : 2019

Health Promoting Schools in Kerala, India.

Cite this Research Publication : H. Padamadan Joseph, Dr. R. Venkitachalam, Joseph, J., and Chandrashekar Janakiram, “Health Promoting Schools in Kerala, India.”, Indian J Community Med, vol. 44, no. Suppl 1, pp. S38-S41, 2019.

Publisher : Indian J Community Med

Year : 2019

Effectiveness of School-based Dental Screening in Increasing Dental Care Utilization: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Cite this Research Publication : V. Sanjeevan, Chandrashekar Janakiram, and Joseph, J., “Effectiveness of School-based Dental Screening in Increasing Dental Care Utilization: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis”, Indian J Dent Res, vol. 30, no. 1, pp. 117-124, 2019.

Publisher : Indian J Dent Res

Year : 2019

Community health diagnosis in a tribal hamlet-a case study from India

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. R. Venkitachalam, Chandrashekar Janakiram, Vinita, S., Joseph, J., Antony, B., Varghese, N., Vineetha Karuveettil, Joseph, H., and Yeturu, S., “Community Health Diagnosis in a Tribal Hamlet-A Case Study from India”, Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development, vol. 10, p. 123, 2019.

Publisher : Indian Journal of Public Health Research and Development

Year : 2018

The Efficacy of Plaque Control by Various Toothbrushing Techniques-A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Cite this Research Publication : Chandrashekar Janakiram, Taha, F., and Joe, J., “The Efficacy of Plaque Control by Various Toothbrushing Techniques-A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis”, Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, vol. 12, 2018.

Publisher : Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research.

Year : 2018

Political priority of oral health in India: analysis of the reasons for neglect.

Cite this Research Publication : Chandrashekar Janakiram, Sanjeevan, V., Br, R., Joseph, J., Stauf, N., and Benzian, H., “Political priority of oral health in India: analysis of the reasons for neglect.”, J Public Health Dent, vol. 78, no. 2, pp. 144-153, 2018.

Publisher : J Public Health Dent

Year : 2018

Comparison of antiplaque efficacy of toothpaste and toothpowder in young adults: A randomized controlled single blinded equivalence trial

Cite this Research Publication : Chandrashekar Janakiram, Dr. R. Venkitachalam, J, J., S, V., and JV, N., “Comparison of antiplaque efficacy of toothpaste and toothpowder in young adults: A randomized controlled single blinded equivalence trial”, Journal of International Academy of Periodontology , vol. 20, 4 vol., pp. 116-122, 2018.

Publisher : Journal of International Academy of Periodontology.

Year : 2018

Assessment of Quality of Prescription Writing among Dental and Medical Students and Practitioners in Kerala

Cite this Research Publication : V. Naveen Jacob, Dr. R. Venkitachalam, Chandrashekar Janakiram, and Joe, J., “Assessment of Quality of Prescription Writing among Dental and Medical Students and Practitioners in Kerala.”, J Nat Sci Biol Med, vol. 9, no. 1, pp. 27-33, 2018.

Publisher : J Nat Sci Biol Med

Year : 2018

Prevalence of Dental Caries in India among the WHO Index Age Groups: A Meta-Analysis

Cite this Research Publication : Chandrashekar Janakiram, Antony, B., Joseph, J., and Dr. R. Venkitachalam, “Prevalence of Dental Caries in India among the WHO Index Age Groups: A Meta-Analysis”, JOURNAL OF CLINICAL AND DIAGNOSTIC RESEARCH, vol. 12, 2018.

Publisher : JOURNAL OF CLINICAL AND DIAGNOSTIC RESEARCH

Year : 2018

Association of Dental Caries and Oral Health Impact Profile in 12-Year-Old School Children: A Cross-Sectional Study

Cite this Research Publication : V. Kumar, Vineetha Karuveettil, Joseph, J., Yeturu, S., Rakesh, P. S., and Chandrashekar Janakiram, “Association of Dental Caries and Oral Health Impact Profile in 12-Year-Old School Children: A Cross-Sectional Study”, JOURNAL OF CLINICAL AND DIAGNOSTIC RESEARCH, vol. 12, 2018.

Publisher : Volume 12.

Year : 2018

Efficacy of herbal dentifrice on the prevention of plaque and gingivitis as compared to conventional dentifrice: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Cite this Research Publication : V. Mehta, Shetiya, S. Hegde, Kakodkar, P., Chandrashekar Janakiram, and Rizwan, S. Abdulkader, “Efficacy of herbal dentifrice on the prevention of plaque and gingivitis as compared to conventional dentifrice: A systematic review and meta-analysis.”, J Indian Soc Periodontol, vol. 22, no. 5, pp. 379-389, 2018.

Publisher : J Indian Soc Periodontol

Year : 2018

Association of Undernutrition and Early Childhood Dental Caries.

Cite this Research Publication : Chandrashekar Janakiram, Antony, B., and Joseph, J., “Association of Undernutrition and Early Childhood Dental Caries.”, Indian Pediatr, vol. 55, no. 8, pp. 683-685, 2018.

Publisher : Indian Pediatr .

Year : 2017

Career Satisfaction Among Dental Public Health Specialists in India – A Cross-sectional Survey.

Cite this Research Publication : Chandrashekar Janakiram, Joseph, J., and Antony, B., “Career Satisfaction Among Dental Public Health Specialists in India - A Cross-sectional Survey.”, J Clin Diagn Res, vol. 11, no. 1, pp. ZC97-ZC101, 2017.

Publisher : J Clin Diagn Res

Year : 2017

Health-related quality of life and the perceived palliative care needs among oral cancer patients

Cite this Research Publication : D. C Kumar, Joseph, J., Chandrashekar Janakiram, and Gopinath, M., “Health-related quality of life and the perceived palliative care needs among oral cancer patients”, Journal of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry, vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 327 - 333, 2017.

Publisher : Journal of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry

Year : 2017

Trismus: Aetiology and Management

Cite this Research Publication : Anil Mathew, Chandrashekar Janakiram, Radhu Raj, and P., D., “Trismus: Aetiology and Management”, Journal of Prosthetic and Implant Dentistry , vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 52-58, 2017.


Publisher : Journal of Prosthetic and Implant Dentistry

Year : 2017

Temporomandibular disorders in Edentulous

Cite this Research Publication : S. SK, Anil Mathew, and Chandrashekar Janakiram, “Temporomandibular disorders in Edentulous”, Journal of Prosthetic and Implant Dentistry , vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 44-51, 2017.

Publisher : Journal of Prosthetic and Implant Dentistry

Year : 2017

Career Satisfaction Among Dental Public Health Specialists in India – A Cross-sectional Survey

Cite this Research Publication : Chandrashekar Janakiram, Joseph, J., and Antony, B., “Career Satisfaction Among Dental Public Health Specialists in India - A Cross-sectional Survey.”, J Clin Diagn Res, vol. 11, no. 1, pp. ZC97-ZC101, 2017.

Publisher : J Clin Diagn Res

Year : 2017

Equity in Oral Healthcare in India: A Review on Health System Analysis

Cite this Research Publication : Chandrashekar Janakiram, Basapathy, R., Farheen, T., Dr. R. Venkitachalam, AKALGUD, H., and Kadanakuppe, S., “Equity in Oral Healthcare in India: A Review on Health System Analysis”, Economic and political weekly, vol. 52, p. 82, 2017.

Publisher : Economic and Political Weekly

Year : 2017

Letter to the editor: ‘Long-term effectiveness of school-based children oral hygiene program on oral health after 10-year follow-up’ by Lai et al. (2016)

Cite this Research Publication : S. V., Chandrashekar Janakiram, Joseph, J., S.K., Y., and Dr. R. Venkitachalam, “Letter to the editor: ‘Long-term effectiveness of school-based children oral hygiene program on oral health after 10-year follow-up’ by Lai et al. (2016)”, Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, vol. 45, pp. 189-190, 2017.

Publisher : Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology

Year : 2017

Career satisfaction among dental public health specialists in India – A cross-sectional survey

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. Chandrashekar Janakiram, Joseph, J., and Antony, B., “Career satisfaction among dental public health specialists in India – A cross-sectional survey”, Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, vol. 11, pp. ZC97-ZC101, 2017.

Publisher : Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research

Year : 2017

Xylitol in preventing dental caries: A systematic review and meta-analyses

Cite this Research Publication : Chandrashekar Janakiram, Kumar, C. V. Deepan, and Joseph, J., “Xylitol in preventing dental caries: A systematic review and meta-analyses”, Journal of Natural Science, Biology and Medicine, vol. 8, pp. 16-21, 2017.

Publisher : Journal of Natural Science, Biology and Medicine, Medknow Publications

Year : 2016

The Clinical Effectiveness of Post-Brushing Rinsing in Reducing Plaque and Gingivitis: A Systematic Review.

Cite this Research Publication : M. Prasad, Patthi, B., Singla, A., Gupta, R., Chandrashekar Janakiram, Kumar, J. Krishna, Vashishtha, V., and Malhi, R., “The Clinical Effectiveness of Post-Brushing Rinsing in Reducing Plaque and Gingivitis: A Systematic Review.”, J Clin Diagn Res, vol. 10, no. 5, pp. ZE01-7, 2016.

Publisher : J Clin Diagn Res

Year : 2016

Oral Health Status and Treatment Needs of Paniya Tribes in Kerala.

Cite this Research Publication : I. Valsan, Joseph, J., Chandrashekar Janakiram, and Mohamed, S., “Oral Health Status and Treatment Needs of Paniya Tribes in Kerala.”, J Clin Diagn Res, vol. 10, no. 10, pp. ZC12-ZC15, 2016.

Publisher : J Clin Diagn Res

Year : 2016

Healthier choice symbol for cariogenic foods

Cite this Research Publication : N. Varghese, Chandrashekar Janakiram, and Joseph, J., “Healthier choice symbol for cariogenic foods”, Dental Poster journal, vol. 1, no. 1, 2016.

Publisher : Dental Poster Journal

Year : 2016

Public healther: The true role of public health dentist

Cite this Research Publication : Chandrashekar Janakiram, Vinita, S., and Joe, J., “Public healther: The true role of public health dentist”, Journal of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry, vol. 14, no. 2, pp. 241 - 242, 2016.

Publisher : Journal of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry

Year : 2016

Healthier Choice Symbols in Cariogenic Foods

Cite this Research Publication : Chandrashekar Janakiram, Joseph, J., and Varaghese, N., “Healthier Choice Symbols in Cariogenic Foods”, Oral Health and Dentistry, vol. 1, pp. 4-7, 2016.

Publisher : Oral Health and Dentistry

Year : 2016

Tracking WHO MPOWER in South East Asian region: An opportunity to promote global tobacco control

Cite this Research Publication : R. Gupta, Malhi, R., Patthi, B., Singla, A., Chandrashekar Janakiram, Pandita, V., Kumar, J., and Prasad, M., “Tracking WHO MPOWER in South East Asian region: An opportunity to promote global tobacco control”, Journal of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry, vol. 14, no. 2, pp. 218 - 223, 2016.

Publisher : Journal of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry

Year : 2016

Redefining Public Health Dentistry in India: Bicycle model- The way forward

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. R. Venkitachalam, Mohamed, S., Chandrashekar Janakiram, and Joseph, J., “Redefining Public Health Dentistry in India: Bicycle model- The way forward”, Dental Poster journal , vol. 5, 5 vol., no. 2, 2016.

Publisher : Dental Poster journal

Year : 2016

Prevalence and Dependency of Tobacco Use in an Indigenous Population of Kerala, India

Cite this Research Publication : Chandrashekar Janakiram, J., J., S., V., F., T., C.V., D. Kumar, Dr. R. Venkitachalam, B., A., V., S., and J., V. N., “Prevalence and Dependency of Tobacco Use in an Indigenous Population of Kerala, India”, Journal of Oral Hygiene & Health, vol. 4, pp. 1-4, 2016.

Publisher : Journal of Oral Hygiene & Health, OMICS International

Year : 2016

Prosthetic status, needs and oral health related quality of life (OHRQOL) in the elderly population of Aluva, India

Cite this Research Publication : A. Ga Joseph, Chandrashekar Janakiram, and A., M., “Prosthetic status, needs and oral health related quality of life (OHRQOL) in the elderly population of Aluva, India”, Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, vol. 10, pp. ZC05-ZC09, 2016.

Publisher : Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research.

Year : 2016

Experience from classroom teaching to clinical practice regarding shortened dental arch (SDA) concept among dentists – a questionnaire study

Cite this Research Publication : Ra Gupta, Malhi, Ra, Patthi, Ba, Singla, Aa, Chandrashekar Janakiram, Pandita, Va, Prasad, Ma, and Kumar, J. Ka, “Experience from classroom teaching to clinical practice regarding shortened dental arch (SDA) concept among dentists – a questionnaire study”, Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, vol. 10, pp. ZC27-ZC32, 2016.

Publisher : Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research

Year : 2016

Assessment of knowledge and attitudes of fire safety – An institution based study

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. Sravan Kumar, Annapurani, R., Janakiram, C., Joseph, J., and Pentapati, K., “Assessment of knowledge and attitudes of fire safety – An institution based study”, Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research , vol. 8, no. 11, pp. 1281 - 1284, 2016.

Publisher : Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research.

Year : 2016

Profile of Institutional Ethics Committees in Dental Teaching Institutions in Kerala, India

Cite this Research Publication : Chandrashekar Janakiram, Dr. R. Venkitachalam, and Joseph, J., “Profile of Institutional Ethics Committees in Dental Teaching Institutions in Kerala, India”, Accountability in Research, vol. 23, pp. 219-229, 2016.

Publisher : Accountability in Research, Taylor and Francis Inc.,

Year : 2016

Ethical Process Reporting in Indian Dental Journals

Cite this Research Publication : Chandrashekar Janakiram and Porteri, Cb, “Ethical Process Reporting in Indian Dental Journals”, Accountability in Research, vol. 23, pp. 163-177, 2016.

Publisher : Accountability in Research, Taylor and Francis Inc

Year : 2015

User’s perception of pictorial warning on tobacco products in Ernakulum

Cite this Research Publication : S. Sinha Sham Mohammed and Chandrashekar Janakiram, “User’s perception of pictorial warning on tobacco products in Ernakulum”, India Journal of Indian Dental Association , vol. 1, no. 9, pp. 25-32 , 2015.

Publisher : India Journal of Indian Dental Association

Year : 2015

Dental infection control practices and public perception–a cross-sectional study

Cite this Research Publication : F. Taha, Chandrashekar Janakiram, and Joseph, J., “Dental infection control practices and public perception–a cross-sectional study”, International of Oral Health, vol. 7, pp. 20-26, 2015.

Publisher : International of Oral Health

Year : 2015

Perceived barriers in accessing dental care among the residents of Modinagar, India with application of DEMATEL method

Cite this Research Publication : Chandrashekar Janakiram, “Perceived barriers in accessing dental care among the residents of Modinagar, India with application of DEMATEL method”, Journal of Indian association of Public Health Dentistry, vol. 13, pp. 152-157, 2015.

Publisher : Journal of Indian association of Public Health Dentistry

Year : 2015

Ethics of dental health screening in communities in India

Cite this Research Publication : F. Taha and Chandrashekar Janakiram, “Ethics of dental health screening in communities in India”, Journal of Medical Ethics, vol. 1, no. 3, pp. 171-6, 2015.

Publisher : Journal of Medical Ethics

Year : 2015

Validation of dental impact on daily living questionnaire among tribal population of India

Cite this Research Publication : C. V. Deepan Kumar, Mohamed, S., Chandrashekar Janakiram, and Joseph, J., “Validation of dental impact on daily living questionnaire among tribal population of India”, Contemporary Clinical Dentistry, vol. 6, pp. S235-S241, 2015.

Publisher : Contemporary Clinical Dentistry, Medknow Publications

Year : 2014

Recurrent Aphthous Ulcers Among Tobacco Users- Hospital Based Study

Cite this Research Publication : Shamaz Mohamed and Chandrashekar Janakiram, “Recurrent Aphthous Ulcers Among Tobacco Users- Hospital Based Study”, Journal of clinical and diagnostic research : JCDR, vol. 8, pp. ZC64-LC66, 2014.


Publisher : Journal of clinical and diagnostic research : JCDR

Year : 2013

Periodontal status among tobacco users in Karnataka, India.

Cite this Research Publication : S. Mohamed and Chandrashekar Janakiram, “Periodontal status among tobacco users in Karnataka, India.”, Indian journal of public health, vol. 57, pp. 105-108, 2013.

Publisher : Indian journal of public health

Year : 2011

P2-518 Sorghum consumption modifies the effect of fluoride on dental fluorosis in India

Cite this Research Publication : Chandrashekar Janakiram, Thankappan, K. R., and Sundaram, K. R., “P2-518 Sorghum consumption modifies the effect of fluoride on dental fluorosis in India”, Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, vol. 65, pp. A364-A364, 2011.

Publisher : Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health

Year : 2011

Addressing tobacco control in dental practice: a survey of dentists’ knowledge, attitudes and behaviours in India.

Cite this Research Publication : Chandrashekar Janakiram, Manjunath, B. C., and Unnikrishnan, M., “Addressing tobacco control in dental practice: a survey of dentists' knowledge, attitudes and behaviours in India.”, Oral health & preventive dentistry, vol. 9, pp. 243-249, 2011.

Publisher : Oral health preventive dentistry

Year : 2010

Severe dental fluorosis and jowar consumption in Karnataka, India

Cite this Research Publication : Chandrashekar Janakiram, Thankappan, K. Rb, and Sundaram, K. Rc, “Severe dental fluorosis and jowar consumption in Karnataka, India”, Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, vol. 38, pp. 559-567, 2010.

Publisher : Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology

Year : 2009

Relevance of H. Pound’S Formula to Indian Population

Cite this Research Publication : P. Praveen and Chandrashekar Janakiram, “Relevance of H. Pound'S Formula to Indian Population”, Amrita Journal of Medicine , vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 37-38, 2009.

Publisher : Amrita Journal of Medicine

Year : 2008

Dental Waste Management of Private Dental Practitioners in Bangalore City

Cite this Research Publication : S. M and Chandrashekar Janakiram, “Dental Waste Management of Private Dental Practitioners in Bangalore City”, International Dental Journal , vol. 58, no. 1, pp. 51-4, 2008.

Publisher : International Dental Journal

Year : 2004

Prevalence of dental fluorosis in rural areas of Davangere, India.

Cite this Research Publication : Chandrashekar Janakiram and Anuradha, K. Palshikar, “Prevalence of dental fluorosis in rural areas of Davangere, India.”, Int Dent J, vol. 54, no. 5, pp. 235-9, 2004.

Publisher : Int Dent J

Year : 2002

Prevalence of Periodontal Disease in Endemic areas of Davangere District

Cite this Research Publication : Chandrashekar Janakiram, “Prevalence of Periodontal Disease in Endemic areas of Davangere District”, Indian Journal of Dental Research, vol. 13, pp. 15-9, 2002.

Publisher : Indian Journal of Dental Research

Year : 2000

Public Health Approaches in Prevention of Periodontal Disease

Cite this Research Publication : Chandrashekar Janakiram and Dye, B. A., “Public Health Approaches in Prevention of Periodontal Disease”, Periodontology , 2000.

Publisher : Periodontology

Conference Paper

Year : 2018

Gender and Racial Disparities in Opioid Prescriptions for Dental Diagnosis Among Medicaid Populations

Cite this Research Publication : Chandrashekar Janakiram and Chalmers, N. I., “Gender and Racial Disparities in Opioid Prescriptions for Dental Diagnosis Among Medicaid Populations”, in Podium Presentation 2018 ARM Annual Meeting of Academy Health, USA , 2018, vol. 149, no. 4, pp. 246-255.

Publisher : Podium Presentation 2018 ARM Annual Meeting of Academy Health .

Year : 2016

Assessment of Common risk factors between the oral diseases and NCDs

Cite this Research Publication : Chandrashekar Janakiram, “Assessment of Common risk factors between the oral diseases and NCDs”, in 21st National IAPHD conference Bhubaneshwar, Bhubaneshwar, 2016.

Publisher : 21st National IAPHD Conference Bhubaneshwar

Year : 2015

Career Satisfaction among Dental Public Health Specialist

Cite this Research Publication : Chandrashekar Janakiram, “Career Satisfaction among Dental Public Health Specialist”, in 20th National Conference of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry Manipal , Manipal , 2015.

Publisher : 20th National Conference of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry Manipal

Year : 2015

Ethical Process reporting in Indian dental journals

Cite this Research Publication : Chandrashekar Janakiram, “Ethical Process reporting in Indian dental journals”, in Clinical Society Meeting at Amrita School of Dentistry, Kochi, 2015.

Publisher : Clinical Society Meeting at Amrita School of Dentistry

Year : 2014

Ethics of dental health screening in communities in India

Cite this Research Publication : Chandrashekar Janakiram, “Ethics of dental health screening in communities in India”, in National Bioethics conference in Bangalore India, Bangalore India, 2014.

Publisher : National Bioethics conference in Bangalore India

Year : 2012

User perception of Pictorial warnings in tobacco products in Ernakulum in India

Cite this Research Publication : Chandrashekar Janakiram, “User perception of Pictorial warnings in tobacco products in Ernakulum in India”, in World conference on tobacco or health, Singapore, 2012.

Publisher : World conference on tobacco or health

Year : 2012

Knowledge attitudes and practices of Healthcare ethics among medical and dental postgraduates in Kerala

Cite this Research Publication : Chandrashekar Janakiram, “Knowledge attitudes and practices of Healthcare ethics among medical and dental postgraduates in Kerala”, in Indian Medical Ethics conference Jaipur India , Jaipur India , 2012.

Publisher : Indian Medical Ethics Conference

Year : 2009

Relationship of Dental Fluorosis and Malnutrition in Kolar India

Cite this Research Publication : Chandrashekar Janakiram, “Relationship of Dental Fluorosis and Malnutrition in Kolar India”, in 86th General assembly of International Academy of Dental Research, Miami USA , 2009.

Publisher : 86th General assembly of International Academy of Dental Research

Year : 2008

Addressing Tobacco Control: Knowledge Attitudes Practices of Dentist in Cochin India

Cite this Research Publication : Chandrashekar Janakiram, “Addressing Tobacco Control: Knowledge Attitudes Practices of Dentist in Cochin India”, in National Emerging Issues in Public Health India, Trivandrum, India, 2008.

Publisher : National Emerging Issues in Public Health India

Year : 2008

Jowar Consumption Predicts the risk of Dental Fluorosis in India

Cite this Research Publication : Chandrashekar Janakiram, “Jowar Consumption Predicts the risk of Dental Fluorosis in India ”, in 85th General Assembly of International Academy of Dental Research , Toronto Canada , 2008.

Publisher : 85th General Assembly of International Academy of Dental Research

Year : 2006

Primary Dental Care or Primary Dental Clinic

Cite this Research Publication : Chandrashekar Janakiram, “Primary Dental Care or Primary Dental Clinic”, in Second National PG Convention of IAPHD, Bangalore, India, 2006.

Publisher : Second National PG Convention of IAPHD

Year : 2001

Prevalence of Dental Fluorosis among 12 to 15 years old school children of Davangere district

Cite this Research Publication : Chandrashekar Janakiram, “Prevalence of Dental Fluorosis among 12 to 15 years old school children of Davangere district”, in 7th National Conference of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry, India, 2001.

Publisher : 7th National Conference of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry, India

Year : 2000

Prevalence of Periodontal Disease in Endemic areas of Davangere District

Cite this Research Publication : Chandrashekar Janakiram, “Prevalence of Periodontal Disease in Endemic areas of Davangere District”, in 6th National Conference of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry, India, India, 2000.

Publisher : 6th National Conference of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry

Conference Proceedings

Year : 2019

Opioid Prescriptions for Dental Diagnosis among Medicaid Beneficiaries with Depression

Cite this Research Publication : Chandrashekar Janakiram, Fontelo, P., Tranby, E., Mitnik, G., Huser, V., Brow, A., and Dye, T. Iafolla Br, “Opioid Prescriptions for Dental Diagnosis among Medicaid Beneficiaries with Depression”, 97th General Session of the IADR, held in conjunction with the 48th Annual Meeting of the AADR and the 43rd Annual Meeting of the CADR. Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2019.

Publisher : 97th General Session of the IADR, held in conjunction with the 48th Annual Meeting of the AADR and the 43rd Annual Meeting of the CADR. Vancouver

Year : 2018

Opioid Prescriptions for Dental Diagnosis among Medicaid Populations

Cite this Research Publication : Chandrashekar Janakiram, “Opioid Prescriptions for Dental Diagnosis among Medicaid Populations”, 35th Academy Health 2018 Annual research meeting Seattle . National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research National Institutes of Health Gender and Racial Disparities, USA, 2018.

Publisher : 35th Academy Health 2018 Annual research meeting Seattle , National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research National Institutes of Health Gender and Racial Disparities, USA .

Year : 2018

Opioid Prescriptions for Dental Diagnoses Varies by Provider Type and Patient Characteristics in Medicaid Populations

Cite this Research Publication : Chandrashekar Janakiram, “Opioid Prescriptions for Dental Diagnoses Varies by Provider Type and Patient Characteristics in Medicaid Populations”, 2018 National Oral Health Conference . Louisville, Kentucky, 2018.

Publisher : 2018 National Oral Health Conference

Year : 2009

Effectiveness of Remote- Interceptive- Preventive Prosthodontic Programme in Rural India

Cite this Research Publication : A. Keepanasseril, Mathew, A., Chandrashekar Janakiram, and Muddappa, S. C., “Effectiveness of Remote- Interceptive- Preventive Prosthodontic Programme in Rural India”, Journal of Dental Research 2009, vol. 88. Amrita School of Dentistry, Kochi, India, 2009.

Publisher : Journal of Dental Research 2009

Year : 2008

Jowar consumption predicts the Severity of Dental Fluorosis

Cite this Research Publication : Chandrashekar Janakiram, “Jowar consumption predicts the Severity of Dental Fluorosis”, International Academy of Dental Resarch. Toronto, 2008.

Publisher : International Academy of Dental Resarch

Year : 2007

Risk of Jowar consumption associated with severity of dental fluorosis in north Karnataka, India

Cite this Research Publication : Chandrashekar Janakiram and Thankappan, K. R., “Risk of Jowar consumption associated with severity of dental fluorosis in north Karnataka, India”, 39th APACPH conference 22-25, November 2007. Saitama Japan, 2007.

Publisher : 39th APACPH Conference

Book

Year : 2020

Surgeon General Report

Cite this Research Publication : Chandrashekar Janakiram, Surgeon General Report . 2020.

Publisher : Oral Health of America , Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Year : 2016

Understanding Oral health Systems – A case study from India

Cite this Research Publication : Chandrashekar Janakiram, R, V., and Joseph, J., Understanding Oral health Systems - A case study from India. 2016.

Publisher : 2016

Professional Appointments

Professional Appointments

YEAR AFFILIATION
November 2004 – Present
June 2017 – January 2019 (Sabbatical)
Professor, Department of Public Health
July 2017 – July 2019 Health Informatics Fellow, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Centre and National Library of Medicine National Institute of Health USA
June 2014 – December 2015 Academic Consultant & Visiting Professor, Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Public Health and Centre for Disease Control, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore India
August 2003 – October 2004 Assistant Professor, K.L.E Institute of Dental Sciences Bangalore India
December 2001 – August 2003 Assistant Professor, Ragas Dental College and Hospital Chennai

Professional Enrichment – Short Courses

TITLE CONDUCTED BY PLACE DATE
Introduction to the Principles and Practice of Clinical Research National Institute of Health Bethesda USA September 27- March 8, 2018
Ethics of Clinical Research National Institute of Health Bioethics Centre Bethesda USA September 27- November 8, 2017
Introduction to Health Information Technology in Dentistry Indiana University USA Indianapolis August 30- December 8, 2017
Research Ethics Uppsala University, Sweden April 4- June 6, 2016
Introduction to R programming FAES-NIH Bethesda USA September 14- October 26, 2017
Ethics in Public Health Practice Aziz Premji University Bangalore February 6 – 10, 2017
Religion and Bioethics University of Padova Padova Italy June 3 – 5, 2013
Health Care Ethics committees University of Padova Padova Italy April 22 – 24, 2013
Ethics of Pediatric Research University of Padova Padova Italy May 13 – 15, 2013
Suffering Death and Palliative Care Radboud University Nijmegen Netherlands February 26 -March 1, 2013
Human Genomics and Medical Technology Radboud University Nijmegen Netherlands March 18 – 21, 2013
Ethics of Reproductive Technologies KU Leuven Leuven Belgium November 14 – 15, 2012
Research and Publishing in Bioethics K U Leuven Leuven Belgium October 10 – 12, 2012
GIS in Public Health National Institute of Epidemiology Chennai April – 2011
Clinical trial & Meta Analyses Christian Medical college Vellore India June 2010
Bioethics ICMR -NIH USA Shillong India June 2009
Bioethics ICMR- NIH USA Bangalore India November- December 2009
SAS programming Christian Medical college Vellore India June 2008
Qualitative Research Preconference Course Japan November 2007
Basic Ethical Issues in Research Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical sciences and Technology Trivandrum India August 2007
Case Control Designs Christian Medical college Vellore January 2007
Statistical Techniques in Clinical Trails Indian Society of Medical Statistics Coimbatore India November 2006
Logistic Regressions, Multiple regression & Survival Analysis Christian Medical College Vellore India June 2006
Biostatistics Amrita School of Medicine Cochin India June 2006
Intensive Course in Epidemiology Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical sciences and Technology Trivandrum India February 2006
Non-Communicable Disease Epidemiology & surveillance Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical sciences and Technology Trivandrum India February 2006
Health information system Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical sciences and Technology Trivandrum India February 2006
Economic basis for Health Care Intervention Christian Medical College Vellore India June 2005
Principles & Practice of Epidemiology Christian Medical College Vellore India June 2004
Research Methodology Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences Bangalore India November 2004

Professional Organization Memberships

Life Member International Epidemiological Association
International Union for Health Promotion and Education
Indian Society of Medical Statistics
Forum for Ethics Review Committees in India
Indian Society for Dental Research
Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry

Other Appointments and Professional Consultantships

  • Chairperson, Institutional Ethics Committee, Institute of Public Health, Bangalore, India.
  • Member IEC, Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences India
  • Executive Member, National Dental Bioethics Committee of India,UNESCO Bioethics Chair.
  • Bioethics Trainer, UNESCO Bioethics Chair India.
  • Research Methodologist, Cochrane Systematic Review (Oral Health Group).
  • Member, Expert of Committee of Dental Health, Govt of Kerala, Framing the oral health policy for Kerala state-2016-2017.
  • Resource Person, Oral Health Survey for Karnataka (India) 2014-2015.
  • Resource Person, Health Committee, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh, India-2019.

Professional Service

  • Resource Person, Ethics and Legal aspects of clinical Dental Practice IDA Smart city March 1, 2020
  • Resource Person “Scientific Misconduct” Dayananda University on February 1, 2020.
  • Resource Person, “Career in Public Health” Pathfinder 7 Bangalore IAPHD January 24, 2020
  • Resource Person, Workshop on Research Ethics. Annoor Dental College Cochin, India on January 9, 2020
  • Inviter Speaker, ASPIRE 2K19 Research Day – Asan Dental college Chennai, India April 2019.
  • Invited speaker Poster Symposium. ARM Academy Health Conference Seattle, USA.
  • Keynote speaker, Dental Public Health Challenges. 21st National Conference on Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry, 2017, Pune, India.
  • Invited Speaker, Role of IEC in Dental Colleges India – Way Forward. IADR-APR Symposium Savitha University Chennai 2017, India.
  • Resource Person, Research Ethics and Benefit Harm. 3T UNESCO Bioethics Chair program at AIMS Cochin 2017, India.
  • Resource Person, Autonomy, Benefit and Harm, Justice and Equity in clinical care ethics” , 3T UNESCO Bioethics chair program Santhosh University 2016 November, New Delhi, India.
  • Invited Speaker, “ Career Pathways for Dental Graduates” Colgate Professional Enrichment program in Bangalore September 2016, India.
  • Resource Person, “Recent Concepts in Research Ethics” Tuesday Presentation Grand Rounds AIMS 2016
  • Invited Lecture, “Ethical Dentistry and Jurisprudence in Dental care in India” for Government dental surgeons of Kerala in Amrita School of Dentistry on April 2016, India.
  • Invited Lecture, “Oral Health in India – Where does it stand?” KMCT Dental College Calicut India on March 2016.
  • Invited Lecture, “Public Health without borders” at Pathfinder program at Vyedhi Dental college at February 2016, Bangalore, India.
  • Invited Lecture, “Oral Health Rights” Colloquium Speaker at R V Dental College Bangalore 2015, India.
  • Invited Speaker, “Dentist as Public Healther” at Raja Rajeshwari Dental College, India, August 2015 India.
  • Resource Person, “Public Health Dentistry as a Profession in India” at Nellore Post Graduate Convention June 2015 India.
  • Resource Person, “Public Health Ethics” National Bioethics Conference India December 2014 India.
  • Resource Person, “BPOC Past Present Future at 18th National Conference of IAPHD 2013 Lucknow India.
  • Resource Person, “Informed consent Process” in JSS Dental College Mysore India August 2014.
  • Resource Person, “Research Designs” for CDE Program for IAPHD UP Chapter India, February 2014.
  • Invited Speaker, “Public Health Ethics “CDE program for IAPHD Hyderabad Chapter Hyderabad India, 2013.
  • Invited Speaker, “How to frame Research Question “Rungta college of Dental Sciences, India, 2013.
  • Invited Speaker, “Ethics in Clinical Research” DBT Course on clinical research 2009& 2010 Cochin, India.
  • Invited Speaker, “Ethics in Clinical Research” ACBI conference 2009 November Cochin, India.
  • Invited Speaker, “Informed Consent Process” Indian society of Dental Research Chennai India, August 2009.
  • Invited Chair, Session “Current Topics in Oral Epidemiology”86th General assembly of IADR USA, April 2009
  • Invited Lecture, “Research Methodology” workshop Bapuji Dental College India from 2007.
  • Invited Lecture, “Research Methodology” workshop in Peoples Medical College Bhopal India 2007.
  • Invited Lecture, “Curriculum Development for Community Dentistry” National Community Dentistry Teachers Convention at Davangere September 2008 India.
  • Invited Lecture, “Working Towards Community Oral Health” postgraduate conference IAPHD July 2006, India.
  • Invited Lecture, “Study Designs in research” in Dentistry in RV Dental College Bangalore June 2006, India.
  • Invited Lecture, “Bias in Research” in Dentistry in RV Dental College Bangalore India November 2006.
Honors & Awards

Honors

  • National Institute of Health Post-doctoral Fellowship -2017- 2019
  • Scholarship from Uppsala University Sweden for Online Research Ethics course 2016
  • Erasmus Mundus Fellowship- 2012-13 by European Commission
  • Bursary Award – World conference on the Tobacco or Health 2012 in Singapore
  • Bursary Award – IEA World Congress of Epidemiology 7 – 11 August 2011 Edinburgh UK
  • Lois Cohen Travel award for Best Abstract for IADR conference in Toronto 2-5th July 2008
  • Travel Grant – Asia Pacific Consortium for Public Health Conference Japan 2007 November
  • Best Poster- Symposium in 35th Annual Research Meeting 2018, Academy Health Seattle for “Gender and Racial Disparities in Opioid Prescriptions for Dental Diagnosis among Medicaid Populations”
  • Best Scientific Presentation Award in 20th National Conference of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry Manipal 2015
  • Best Paper award in 3rd National Conference of Forum Ethics Committee Review of India Lucknow India December 2015

Awards

  • Gold Medal – Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, India Postgraduate course -MDS 2001
  • Best Outgoing student award for Postgraduate course MDS course -2001
  • Best Outgoing student cash award for Undergraduate course {BDS} for the year 1996
  • Cash Award for the securing highest marks in Orthodontics in undergraduate course 1996
Research

Research Service

YEAR RESEARCH SERVICE
2018 Quintessence International
2018 – 2019 International peer review, Research Square UK
2018 – 2019 Bulletin of World Health Organization
2018 – 2020 BMC Oral Health
2017 Abstract Reviewer – National Oral Health Conference, AAPHD
2014 – Present Manuscript Reviewer Journal Indian of Public Health Dentistry
2014- Present Indian Journal of Public Health
2012 World Medical and Health Policy
2015 Annals of Medicine
2016 Medical Principles and Practice
2015 Asian Bioethics Review
2012 – Present Cochrane oral health review

Professional Conferences

CONFERENCE NAME DATE PLACE
International Academy of Dental Research June 2019 Vancouver, Canada
Academy Health Conference June 2018 Seattle, USA
National Oral Health Conference (AAPHD) April 2018 Louisville, USA
American Medical Informatics Association November 2017 Washington DC, USA
3rd National Conference of FERCAP December 2016 Lucknow, India
21st Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry November 2016 Bhubaneshwar, India
3rd Evidence Public Health Policy March 2016 Bangalore, India
20th Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry November 2015 Manipal, India
19th Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry November 2014 Cochin, India
3rd National Bioethics Conference December 2014 Bangalore India
18th Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry November 2013 Lucknow, India
World Conference on Tobacco or Health March 2012 Singapore
World Conference on Epidemiology August 2011 Edinburgh, UK
17th Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry November 2011 Bangalore, India
International on Society for Fluoride Research December 2010 Jaipur, India
86th International Academy of Dental Research April 2009 Miami, USA
85th International Academy of Dental Research July 2008 Toronto, Canada
National Emerging Issues in Public Health India January 2008 Toronto, Canada
Asia Pacific Conference on Public Health November 2007 Tokyo, Japan

Grants Received

NAME OF THE FUNDER TITLE OF THE PROJECT AWARDED BUDGET WITH CURRENCIES ROLE IN THE PROJECT START DATE END DATE
Indian Council of Medical Research Effectiveness of Silver Diamine Fluoride applications for dental caries cessation in tribal Preschool children in India INR 39,00,000 Supervisor and Principal Guide November 2019 November 2022
National Institute of Health Opioid Prescriptions patterns in Medicaid Population USA 140,000 US Dollars Post-Doctoral fellowship July 17, 2017 June 30, 2019
Uppsala University Online Research Ethics 1900 Swedish currency Fellow April 1, 2016 August 31, 2018
Erasmus Mundus Fellowship Advanced Masters in Bioethics 24000 Euros Fellow August 1, 2012 August 31, 2013
ICMR Fogarty Fellow Long term training in Bioethics Fellow April 2008 August 2008
GRANTS APPLIED
India Alliance DBT Common risk factor approach for prevention of Periodontal Diseases (oral diseases) with Non-Communicable disease: An Integrated approach INR ₹3,71,69,000.00 PI Review
SPARC Scheme for Promotion of Academic and Research Collaboration Effectiveness of Prosthetic Rehabilitation on Temporomandibular disorders among the Indigenous population of Kerala INR 62,40,000 PI Review
Academic

Mentoring

Doctoral Committee – Ph.D. Thesis Advisor

  1. Radhu Raj – Amrita University -2017.
    Assessment of Trismus in Head and Neck Cancer Patients in Indian Population.
  2. Saranya K – Amrita University- 2017
    Prevalence of Temporomandibular disorders in prosthetically rehabilitated and non-rehabilitated edentulous patients in Kerala, India.
  3. Lakshmi P – Amrita University 2019.
    Association of common risk factors between the Non-communicable diseases and periodontal disease in Indian adults – analytical cross-sectional study.
  4. Induja Devan – Amrita University 2019
    Effectiveness of Silver Diamine Fluoride applications for dental caries cessation in tribal preschool children in India

Graduate Student Mentorship – Master’s in Dental Public Health

  1. Parvathy Balachandran – Amrita University -2019
    • Oral Health Status among Tea plantation workers in Idukki Kerala
    • Prevalence of Malocclusion among children in India – Systematic Review
    • Assessment of Cultural competence in Healthcare professionals – Questionnaire validation
  2. Mallika Venkata – Amrita University 2018
    • Association of Obesity and Periodontal Disease among adults in Ernakulum
    • Prevalence of Tooth mortality among Adults in India – Systematic Review
    • Health messages in media
  3. Naveen Varghese – Amrita University- 2015
    • Comparison of modified Bass, Fones and Normal toothbrushing techniques for efficacy of plaque control in young adults -A randomized controlled trial
    • Prevalence of oral health status in different socioeconomic groups- A Review
    • Assessment of quality of prescription writing among dental and medical students and practitioners on dental and medical colleges in Kerala
  4. Vinita Sanjeevan- Amrita University – 2015
    • Intergenerational transfer of tobacco use behavior from parent to child – A case control study
    • Effectiveness of school based dental screening in improving dental care utilization –A systematic review and meta-analysis
    • Political priority of oral health in India
  5. Bobby Anthony – Amrita University 2014
    • Nutritional status and early childhood caries among preschool children
    • Trends in dental caries in India
    • Career satisfaction among Public Health Dentists in India
  6. Venkitachalam Ramanarayanan- Amrita University 2014
    • Comparison of antiplaque efficacy of a commercially available toothpowder and toothpaste in young adults: A single blind randomized controlled equivalence trial
    • Oral health infrastructure of Kerala
    • Institutional Ethics Committees in Dental Colleges in Kerala
  7. Farheen Taha – Amrita University2013
    • Assessment of common risk factors in Non-communicable diseases and oral diseases
    • Efficacy of plaque control by different tooth brushing techniques in adults: A systematic review
    • Infection control practices and public perception- a cross-sectional study
  8. Deepak Kumar – Amrita University 2013
    • Health related quality of life and palliative care needs in oral cancer patients
    • Xylitol in preventing dental caries: A systematic review and meta-analysis
    • Validation of Dental impact of Daily Living (DIDL) questionnaire among tribes of Kerala
  9. Bindu Bhaskar – Amrita University- 2012
    • Access to dental care among differently abled children in Kochi
    • Need for oral health policy for differently abled children in India
  10. Iris Vaslan- Amrita University – 2012
    • Oral health status and treatment needs among Paniyas tribes in Wayanad. district
    • School dental health program

Graduate Committee

  1. Heljo Joesph- Amrita University-2016
    • Compliance and feasibility of a school-based fluoride mouth rinse program over a combined hand washing program and fluoride mouth rinse program in Kerala
    • Screening of health promoting school concept among schools in Kerala: A cross sectional study.
  2. Vineetha – Amrita University – 2016
    • Effectiveness of an oral health curriculum in improving oral health knowledge among school children in Ernakulam: An intervention study
    • Perceptions of oral health among various sections of society: A qualitative analysis.
    • Association of dental caries and child oral health impact profile among 12-year-old school children in Ernakulam: A cross sectional study.
  3. Vini Mehta – D Y Patil University – 2017
    • Efficacy of Herbal Dentifrice on the Prevention of Plaque and Gingivitis as compared to Conventional Dentifrice – A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

External Review – Role

  1. Certification Examiner – Undergraduate 2015 – till dateBachelor of Dental Surgery – Public Health Dentistry
    • Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore India
    • NTR University of Health Sciences, Hyderabad, India
    • Amrita University, Cochin India
    • T N MGR Medical University, Chennai India
    • Kerala University of Health Sciences, Thrissur India
  2. Certification Examiner – Graduate 2012- 2017 and 2019- till dateMaster of Dental Surgery- Public Health Dentistry
    • BP Koirala University of Health Sciences Nepal
    • Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences India
    • Kerala University of Health Sciences, Thrissur India
    • NTR University of Health Sciences Hyderabad, India
    • Amrita University Cochin India
  3. Certification- Examiner Doctoral
    • K Pusphanajalli 2016 – Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India
    • Dental Health Care Waste Generated among Private Dental Practices in Bengaluru City
    • Neethu Suresh 2017- Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology Trivandrum, India School Oral Health Education for 6-12-year-old children based on PRECEED-PROCEED Model

Teaching Administration

Year Affiliation
2005 – 2012 &
2019 – till date
Chair, Department of Public Health Dentistry Amrita of School of Dentistry
2013 – 2017 Coordinator, Population Studies Amrita School of Dentistry
2015- till date Member of Clinical Ethics Committee, AIMS
2012 – Present Member of Dissertation Review Committee, Amrita School of Medicine
2012 – Present Member of   Ethics Committee, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences
2012 – Present Member of Dissertation Review Committee School of Dentistry
2012 – Present Member of Postgraduate Program Faculty Dentistry Amrita university
2014 – Present Secretary, UNESCO Bioethics Chair, Amrita University

Teaching

Undergraduate Courses Taught

  • Social Sciences and health – 1 credit hour
  • Planning for Health program – 1 credit hour
  • Health communication – 2 credit hour
  • Health Care delivery – 2 credit hour
  • Health Administration – 1 credit hour
  • Measurement of Oral diseases & Oral Epidemiology – 2 credit hour
  • Introduction to Public Health – 1 credit hour

Graduate Courses Taught

Department of Public Health Dentistry, Clinical Research and Public Health

  • Research Methods – Course Director
  • Research Integrity – Course Director
  • Epidemiology – Course Director
  • Social Determinants of Health – Course Director
  • Ethics in Clinical Research – Course Director
  • Health Administration – Course Director
  • Flied training – Community Diagnosis – Course Director
  • Public Health Ethics – Course Instructor

Additional Courses Taught

Department of Clinical Research

  • Basic Bioethics Module – Course Director
  • Advanced Bioethics Module – Course Director
  • Principles of clinical Research – Course Instructor
  • Research Ethics – Course Instructor

Leadership

  • 2011 – 2017: President of Kerala Chapter Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry, Kochi.
  • 2014:  Chairman, XIX National Conference of Public Health Dentistry, Cochin, Kerala.
  • 2019 – 2021: Executive Member, Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry, India
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