General Information about the department

 Teaching faculty

 Non teaching faculty

 Services

 Academic Activities

 Research Activities

1. General Information about the department:

(Summary about the milestones of the Department , academic facilities, research facilities, staff, various courses and services provided by the department):

The Department of Forensic Medicine provides fallowing facilities: Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology was established in KIMS under MCI regulations on November 1960. Dr. B. Venkatnarayan Shetty had the honor to be the first Head of the Department. Since then, the department has made many leaps and bounds in the world of Forensic Medicine. Currently the privilege of being Professor and Head of the Department is to Dr. Gajanan. H. Nayak.

Conducts autopsies 24/7, has a cold storage capacity of storing 10 bodies, examination of accused in Sexual Offences , furnishing Expert opinion in complicated medico legal cases , Examination of Skeletal remains, issuing of trans gender certificate, teaching institute for UG&PG medical students and also training institute for Judicial officers , Police officials & medical officers. Fully equipped to handle Post mortems during mass disasters. The doctor conducting the post mortem examination and medico legal cases are supposed to attend the Court in related cases for the testimony and aiding in administration of justice. Many of the faculty members are authority in medico legal related cases. In the field of research many activities relating to research are ongoing and the departments related to medical sciences can avail facilities related to cadaver research like surgical skills. Toxicology related opinions are furnished on a day to day basis and is available round the clock.

 

2. Teaching faculty

(pls provide unit wise data)

Sl.No

Name

Qualification

Designation

1

Dr  Gajanan H Nayak

MBBS, MD.

Professor & HOD and

Karwar Dean & Director

2

Dr  Aadamali A Nadaf

MBBS, MD.

Professor and I/C. HOD

3

Dr  Sunilkumar S Biradar

MBBS, MD.

Professor

4

Dr  Shivanand S Talewad

MBBS, MD.

Assistant  Professor

5

Dr  Santosh Kumar. P.

MBBS, MD.

Assistant  Professor

 

3. Non teaching faculty

Sl.No

              Name

             Designation

1

Sri. M. V. Mulimani

Group D

2

Sri. R. S. Potaraj

Group D

3

Sri. V. Y. Tagaragunta

Group D

4

Sri. K. O. Gutti

Group D

5

Sri. R. S. Doddamani

Computer Operator (Agency)

6

Sri. Akbar Jamakandi

Group D Department (Agency)

7

Smt. Bibiasha Takewale

Group D Department (Agency)

8

Sri. Laxman Doddamani

Group D Mortuary (Agency)

9

Sri. Nagabushan Bandari

Group D Mortuary (Agency)

10

Sri. Sangappa Kadabin

Group D Mortuary (Agency)

11

Sri. Venkatesh Katrimal

Group D Mortuary (Agency)

12

Sri. Basavaraj Nabapur

Group D Mortuary (Agency)

13

Sri. Mohan Kodavi

Group D Mortuary (Agency)

14

Sri. Shivaraj Kadabin

Group D Mortuary (Agency)

 

 

4. Services 

(pls include specialty clinics, outreach programmes, any other services etc.)

·         Autopsies

·         Exhumations

·         Examination of sexual offences

·         Provide expert opinions

·         Skeletal remains examination

·         Medico-legal certificates

 

5. Academic Activities

     Teaching programme

For the month of SEP 15

Sl. No.

UG (numbers/–month)

PG(numbers/–month)

Seminars

Online Teaching Going On Due To Covid Lockdown

No PG Admitted For Last 3 Years

Journal club

 

Guest lectures

 

Case presentations

 

Any others, specify.

 

 

 

Research Activities:

 

Research Projects—(ongoing and completed)

 

Sl no

Title of the project

Name & Designation of the Principal investigator

          

Publications of the faculty 2011 to 2020:

 

Sl. No.

Publication in Vancouver style

National/ International

1

“Pattern of Natural Deaths and the Frequency of Occurrence of Disease that cause them.” Gajanan H Nayak, Sunilkumar S Biradar, Shivakumar J, Ravindra Kumar C N, MadhuSudhan S, Jnaneshwara P Shenoy. International Journal Of Health sciences and research, Vol:5; Issue:6; June 2015.

International

2

“Pattern of Deaths attributable to Poisoning in North Karnataka”, Gajanan H Nayak, Sunilkumar S Biradar, Shivakumar J, Jnaneshwara P Shenoy, MadhuSudhan S, Ravindra Kumar C N. International Journal Of Health sciences and research, Vol:5; Issue:9; September 2015.

International

3

“Autopsy findings in Mass Disaster”, Gajanan H Nayak, Smitha M, MadhuSudhan S, Ravindra Kumar C N, Sunilkumar S Biradar, Shivakumar J. Journal of Medical Research and Practice, Vol:3, Issue:3, 2014.

National

4

“Pattern of Hanging cases in and around Hubballi.” Gajanan H Nayak, Sunilkumar S Biradar, Ravindra Kumar C N, MadhuSudhan S, MahalaxmiKarlawad, MuthamizhSelvan.Journal of South India Medicolegal Association, Vol:8, Issue:2, September 2016.

National

5

“Study of trends of death due to burns cases at Hubballi region of Karnataka” Gajanan H Nayak, MadhuSudhan S, Sunilkumar S Biradar, RavindraKumar C N, Hemanth Raj M N, Journal Medicolegal Update, Vol:17, No.1, Jan-June 2017.

National

6

“A Medicolegal Examination of Drowning Deaths- a retrospective study”, Gajanan H Nayak, Mahalaxmi Karlawad, Journal Medicolegal Update, Vol:17, No.2, July-December 2017.

National

7

“Study of Pattern of Suicides Among Adolescent and Youth Among Autopsies Conducted at KIMS, Hospital Hubballi”, Dr.Gajanan H Nayak, Dr. Ravindra Kumar C N, Dr. SunilKumar S Biradar, Dr. MadhuSudhan S, J.MedicoLegal Update, Vol:17, Issue:2,Jul-Dec 2017.

National

8

“Pattern of Craniocerebral injuries among Homicidal deaths in Hubli-Dharwad Region”, Dr. Gajanan H Nayak, Dr. MuthamizhSelvan P, J.MedicoLegal Update., Vol:17, Issue:2, July-December 2017.

National

9

“A study on pattern of adolescent deaths- A retrospective study”, Dr. Gajanan H Nayak, Dr. Santosh Kumar P, J.MedicoLegal Update., Vol:19, Issue:1, January-July 2019.

National

10

“Profile of Electrocution deaths”, Dr. Gajanan H Nayak, Dr. Santosh Kumar P, Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Vol:13, Issue:1, January- March 2019.

National

11

“A Medicolegal study of unnatural female deaths- A retrospective  study”, Gajanan H Nayak, Sunilkumar Biradar, Mahalaxmi Karlawad. J. MedicoLegal Update., Vol:17, Issue:2, July-December 2017.

National

12

“Profile of deaths due to poisoning at a tertiary care centre in North Karnataka”, Dr Ravindra Kumar, Dr. Gajanan H Nayak, J. MedicoLegal Update., Vol:18, Issue:2, July-December 2018.

National

13

“Trends of death due to poisoning among females at a tertiary care centre in North Karnataka”, Dr Ravindra Kumar, Dr. Gajanan H Nayak, Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Vol:13, Issue:1, January- March 2019.

National

14

“Age estimation by eruption and apical foramina closure of second premolar teeth”; Dr. Sunilkumar S Biradar, UmeshBabu R, Gajanan H Nayak, Smitha M. Medico-legal Up-date, Volume 12 No. 1. Jan-June 2012, 120-22.

National

15

“Profile of hanging deaths autopsied in a tertiary care teaching hospital”. Dr Gajanan H Nayak, Dr Sunilkumar Biradar, Dr Mahalaxmi Karlawad, Journal of Karnataka Medicolegal Society, Vol.28, Issue 01, Jan-June 2019.

National

16

“Penetrating chest injury by a metal piece – A case report”, Dr.Ravindra Kumar C N, Dr.Gajanan H Nayak. Journal of Medicolegal update.

National

17

“Snake bite at an unusual site- a case report”Dr. MahalaxmiKarlawad, Dr. Aadamali. A. Nadaf, Dr. Gajanan H Nayak, Journal Karnataka Medico-Legal Society Vol 25, No 1, Jan-June 2016.

National

18

Ongoing project “Study of postmortem changes in vocal cords, pharynx and larynx in cases of postmortem conducted at KIMS Hubballi along with ENT expert of KIMS Hubballi”.

National

19

“Study of Pattern of Suicides Among Adolescent and Youth Among Autopsies Conducted at KIMS, Hospital Hubballi”, Dr.Gajanan H Nayak, Dr. Ravindra Kumar C N, Dr. SunilKumar S Biradar, Dr. MadhuSudhan S, J.MedicoLegal Update, Vol:17, Issue:2,Jul-Dec 2017.

National

20

“A Medicolegal study of unnatural female deaths- A retrospective  study”, Gajanan H Nayak, Sunilkumar Biradar, Mahalaxmi Karlawad. J. MedicoLegal Update., Vol:17, Issue:2, July-December 2017.

National

21

A study of estimation of stature from foot measurements”; Kazi S A K, Aadamali A Nadaf, Vijayachandra, B G Shalawadi. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology. Jul-Dec 2014, Vol-8. No.2, 81-84.

National

22

“Morphometric analysis of foramen magnum for sex determination in Karnataka”; Kazi SAK, Aadamali. A. Nadaf, Pramod B Gai. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology. Jul-Dec 2014, Vol-8. No.2, 48-51.

National

23

“ Psychological autopsy study of suicide among elderly”: Aadamali. A Nadaf, Anand Mugadlimath, Chidananda P S, K H Manjunath. Journal of Indian Academy of Forensic Medicine. Apr-Jun 2014, Vol 36, No.2, 156-159.

National

24

Age estimation by eruption and apical foramina closure of second premolar teeth”; Sunilkumar S Biradar, Umesh Babu R, Gajanan H Nayak, Smitha M. Medico-legal Up-date, Volume 12 No. 1. Jan-June 2012,120-22.

National

25

“Mean corpuscular volume and biochemical markers of alcoholism – a comparative study”; PrashantKumar B.G., Sunilkumar S.Biradar, Journal of Indian Society of Toxicology (JIST) “A peer-reviewed journal dedicated to toxicology”: Vol 8, No 1, Jan-June-2012, 15-19.

National

26

“ A Study on Pattern of Lip Prints in Central Karnataka Region.”; Smitha M, Sunilkumar S Biradar, Gajanan H Nayak, Mallikarjun K Biradar, Shivakumar J. International Journal Of Health Sciences and Research, Vol:5; Issue:1; Jan 2015. 140-145.

International

27

Dr.A.A.Nadaf, Dr.Gajanan H Nayak, “Embolisation of lost guide wire: mishap or blunder?”, Medicolegal Update, July-December-2015, Vol:15, No:2.

National

28

Dr.Sunilkumar S. Biradar ,“Discrepant autopsy diagnose of death due to cerebral malaria”, Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, Volume 6 No. 01. Jan-June 2012,pp.

National

29

Dr Aadamali A Nadaf, Dr M H Kulkarni, “ Death due to fox bite” J SIMLA Vol 3, No 2, Sep 2011; 72-75.

National

30

Dr.Aadam Ali Nadaf, “Dermatological Manifestation in fatal lightening Strike”, Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, January-june, 2013, Vol 7, No 1; 1-4.

National

31

Dr. Aadamali A Nadaf, Dr.Kazi S A K, Dr. B G Shalawadi, Dr. Vijayachandra,  “ A study of estimation of stature from foot measurements” Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology July-December 2014, Vol.8, No:2.

National

32

Dr. Aadamali. A. Nadaf and Dr. Kazi SAK. “Morphometric analysis of foramen magnum for sex determination in Karnataka”. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, July-December 2014, Vol.8, No:2.

National

33

Dr. Aadamali. A. Nadaf et al “Psychological autopsy study among elderly suicides” JIAFM  Vol 36, No 2, April-june 2014; 156-159.

National

34

Dr. Aadamali. A. Nadaf and Madhu Sudhan S, Death on Track- Murder Mutilation: A Case Report Journal of Karnataka Medicolegal Society. Vol.24 No. 1, Jan-Jun 2015, Page No 22-27.

National

35

Dr. Aadamali. A. Nadaf – Snake bite at unusual site and “Burial under sand” are accepted by KAMLS journal  in 2017 A case reports.

National

36

Dr. Aadamali. A. Nadaf, et al A Rare Case Report of Death In Washing Machine With Patterned Injuries To Trunk Journal of Forensic Medicine, Science & Law. July-Dec 2013, Vol-22. No. 2 page No. 1-4.

National

37

Dr.Shivannad S Talewad, Dr. Aadamali. A. Nadaf “A study on histopathological changes in deaths due to burns” Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Jan-March 2019, Vol.13, No:1.

National

38

Dr. Shivannad S Talewad, Dr. Aadamali. A. Nadaf “A study on demographic profile of deaths due to burns” Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Jan-March 2019, Vol.13, No:1.

National

39

Dr. Santosh Kumar P , Dr. Mahalaxmi Karlawad, Dr. Gajanan H Nayak “A study on pattern of adolescent deaths- A retrospective study”J.MedicoLegal Update., Vol:19, Issue:1, January-July 2019.

National

40

Dr. Santosh Kumar P , Dr. Mahalaxmi Karlawad, Dr. Gajanan H Nayak “Profile of Electrocution deaths”, Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Vol:13, Issue:1, January- March 2019.

National

41

Dr. Ravindra Kumar C N, Dr. Mahalaxmi Karlawad, Dr. Gajanan H Nayak “Profile of Deaths due to hanging- an autopsy study”, accepted for Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, 30/01/2019.

National

42

Dr.Gajanan H Nayak Dr.Mahalaxmi Karlawad, Dr.Sunilkumar S Biradar, , “Profile of hanging deaths autopsied in a tertiary care hospital” Journal Karnataka Medico-Legal Society Vol 28, No 1, Jan-June 2019.

National

43

Dr.Mahalaxmi Karlawad, Dr. Aadamali. A. Nadaf, Dr.Gajanan H Nayak, “Snake bite at an unusual site- a case report” Journal Karnataka Medico-Legal Society Vol 25, No 1, Jan-June 2016.

National

44

Dr. Santosh Kumar P , Dr. Santosh Shilavant, “Accuracy and practical applicability of hand print dimensions in estimation of stature of an individual in North Karnataka region”, Journal of Indian academy of Forensic Medicine, Vol:41, Issue:2, April-June 2019.

National

 

 

Conference presentations of

Sl. No

Title of the presentation

Details of the conference

Name & Designation of the Presenter

1

Death due to accidental strangulation – a case report

IAFM 2006, Amritsar

Dr. Aadamali A Nadaf, Professor,

2

Death due to shotgun slug injury – a case report

KAMLS,2013

Dr. Aadamali A Nadaf, Professor.

3

Medicolegal aspect of death on table –

IMA Karwar 2015,

Dr. Aadamali A Nadaf, Professor.

      

Dissertations for 2014, 2015

Sl.No

Title

Name of the student

Name of the guide

1

Dr. Madhu Sudhan. S

Dr  Gajanan H Nayak

2

Autopsy study of patterns percentage and manner of deaths due to burns conducted at KIMS Hospital, Hibli.

Dr. Ravindra Kumar. C. N.

Dr  Gajanan H Nayak

3

Pattern of carniocerebral injuries among two wheeler accidents conducted at KIMS, Hubballi

Dr.Muthamizh Selvan P.

Dr  Gajanan H Nayak

4

An autopsy study of deaths due to hanging conducted at KIMS, Mortuary Hubballi

Dr.Mahalaxmi B Karlawad

Dr Sunilkumar S Biradar

5

An autopsy study of snake bite with histopathological correlation in skin, heart, lungs and kidneys conducted at KIMS, Hubballi Mortuary

Dr.Mahesh Devadas

Dr  Gajanan H Nayak

 

CME / Workshops conducted in  “FOR-MED” CME was conducted by the department on 6th September 2015 at KIMS Auditorium.

Sl. No.

Title

Date

Level (regional/national/ international

Credit points

 

Conferences conducted in 2005

Sl. No.

Title

Date

Level (regional/national/ international

Credit points

4. ACHIEVEMENTS

 

Dr. Gajanan H Nayak, Professor & HOD, Delivered a guest lecturer on “ Various topic at High court circuit bench” at Dharwad & Talk at IMA Sirsi & Karwar.

Dr. Gajanan H Nayak, Professor & HOD,The skeletal remains examination of the skulls found at Annigeri, Navalgund Taluk. (about the skulls)

Dr. Aadamali A Nadaf, Professor, Prof and, was awarded first prize in faculty podium presentation for the topic- Death due to shotgun slug injury – a case report.

Dr. Aadamali. A. Nadaf, et al A Rare Case Report of Death In Washing Machine With Patterned Injuries To Trunk Journal of Forensic Medicine, Science & Law. July-Dec 2013, Vol-22. No. 2 page No. 1-4. This article is cited in test Modi book of medical jurisprudence and toxicology 25th Edition.

 

 

 

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