Dr. Mahija joined the Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology and Microbiology at Amrita in May 2004.
She took her B. D. S. and M. D. S. degrees from Mahatma Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Dental Sciences, Pondicherry. Before joining Amrita, she worked at College of Dental Sciences, Davangere as Assistant Professor in Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology during September 2003 to April 2004.
She has 10 years of combined work experience in clinics, research and academia. She has both presented and published papers in national and international forums. Oral cancer is her area of interest.