Dr. Akhila D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Community Medicine


    • Is involved in teaching and training MBBS and MD Community Medicine students
    • Is involved in teaching Community Medicine to Allied Health Sciences (BPT, BOT, MSc. DAN, BScRTT)
    • BScRTT Coordinator for Community Medicine in 2021 and 2022
    • Motivates and guides undergraduate and postgraduate students in research projects.
    • Is involved in carrying out funded research projects.
    • Facilitates working of Rural Maternity and Child Welfare Centre, Kapu as Centre in charge.
    • Is involved in Covid 19 Pandemic related activities in MAHE campus.


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MD Community Medicine Kasturba Medical College, Manipal 2020
MBBS Yenepoya Medical College, Deralakatte, Mangalore 2013

Quantitative study-Cross sectional study

Qualitative study-Focus Group Discussions, In-Depth Interviews.


Area of Interest

Area of Interest: Non-Communicable Diseases, Occupational diseases, Immunization

Area of Expertise

Area of Expertise: Primary health care, NCDs,

Area of Research

Area of Research: NCDs, Cross sectional study, Qualitative study

Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis: A peculiar presentation of Scrub typhus.

2021 Vasireddy A Pai K Shetty VM Acharya RV Ramamoorthi K Doddamani A Madhyastha S

Sultan Qaboos University Medical Journal [SQUMJ]. 2021.

A cross-sectional study to identify the determinants of non-communicable diseases among fishermen in Southern India

2021 Doddamani A Ballala AK Madhyastha SP Kamath A Kulkarni MM

BMC public health.2021.21(1):1-11.

A study of pericardial effusion in HIV positive patients and its correlation with the CD4 count.

2021 Madhyastha P. S Reddy CT Shetty GV Shastry BA Doddamani A

Gulhane Med J 2021;63:20-24.

Association of Vitamin D Deficiency and Newly Diagnosed Pulmonary Tuberculosis.

2021 Jaimni V Shasty BA Madhyastha SP Shetty GV Acharya RV Bekur R Doddamani A

Pulm Med. 2021 Jan 15; 2021:5285841. doi: 10.1155/2021/5285841. PMID: 33510909; PMCID: PMC7826226.

A Study of Cardiovascular Manifestations in HIV Positive Patients and Their Association with the CD4 Cell Count.

2021 Reddy CT Shastry AB Madhyastha SP Shetty GV Acharya V Doddamani A

Journal of Evolution of Medical and Dental Sciences. 2021 Jan 4;10(1):7-13.

Clinical Profile of Community Acquired Pneumonia (CAP) in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus–A Hospital Based Study

2020 Shetty GV Madhyastha SP Balaraj KP Reddy CT Holla A Doddamani A

Journal of Evolution of Medical and Dental Sciences. 2020 Oct 26;9(43):3181-6.

Knowledge, attitude and practices towards household solid waste management among semi-urban residents-a community based cross sectional study from southern part of coastal karnataka, india.

2019 Eshwari K Shetty RS Akhila D James BS Pandey AK

Indian Journal of Public Health Research and Development. 2019 Sep;10(9):385-90.

Disseminated tuberculosis in relatively asymptomatic young woman.

2017 Madhyastha SP Gopalaswamy V Acharya RV Doddamani A

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Case Reports. 2017 Jul 27;2017:bcr-2017.

Cyclophosphamide and doxorubicin induced melanonychia: a case report

2017 Prajapati VB Madhyastha S Acharya R Gopalaswamy V Doddamani A.

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Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research: JCDR. 2017 Jan;11(1):OD04.

Right-sided bochdalek hernia mimicking pleural effusion

2016 Prajapati VB Madhyastha S Acharya R Ramamoorthi K Akhila D Prajapati MB

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A case report. Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences. 2016 Sep 1;7(5):2803-6.