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Dr. G. Somu
MBBS. MD (Hospital Administration)
Official Phone:91-820-2922587
  • Presently working as Professor and Head of the Department of Hospital Administration, KMC- Manipal from Oct 2012 till date.
  • Worked as Associate Professor in the Department of Hospital Administration, KMC- Manipal from August 2009 to Oct 2012
  • Worked as Assistant Professor in the Department of Hospital Administration, KMC Manipal from August 2005 to August 2009
  • Completed his MBBS from KMC- Mangalore and later on obtained his MD in Hospital Administration from KMC Manipal.
Areas of Interest in teaching
General Administration; Hospital Planning & designing; Administration of Clinical & Non clinical services, Quality & Accreditation in Healthcare, QMS & EMS.
Top 5 research publications/ Projects
  • Meena Kumari, K and Dr. Somu. G and Amberkar, Mohan and Nandit, PB (2012) Patients’ Response to Waiting Time in an Out-Patient Pharmacy at a Tertiary Care Hospital Journal of Applied Pharmaceutical Science, 2 (10). 090-093. ISSN 2231-3354
  • Somu, G (2012) Marketing strategies in healthcare. International Journal of Research in Commerce & Management, 3 (6). p. 76. ISSN 0976-2183
  • Somu.G, R.K.Bhaskar. (2011). “Adapting Information Technology (IT) in healthcare for Quality patient care-Study conducted in a Hospital in South India[Electronic Version].” Journal of Health Informatics in Developing Countries, Vol5(2), 209-218, from
  • Somu. G: “Application of Modern Management Techniques in Healthcare. The Internet” Journal of Healthcare Administration. 2011 Volume 7 Number 1.
  • R.K. Bhaskar, Somu. G: “Adoption of Information Technology (IT) In Healthcare Delivery- Experience at a Tertiary Level Hospital.” The Internet Journal of Medical Informatics. 2011 Volume 5 Number 2.

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