Dr. Avinash Shetty


Department of Community Medicine


    Dr. Avinash Shetty teaches Community Medicine to MBBS and MD students.


Subject Semester / Year
Community Medicine 3rd, 4th, 6th and 7th semester
Community Medicine


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MD Community Medicine Kasturba Medical College, Manipal 2001


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
KMC,Manipal Medical Superintendent 28/01/2018 till date
KMC, Manipal Professor and Head 2015 till 2018
KMC, Manipal Additional Professor 2012 to 2015
KMC, Manipal Associate Professor 2006 to 2012
KMC, Manipal Assistant Professor 2001 to 2006
KMC, Manipal PG cum Tutor 1998 to 2001


Area of Interest

Epidemiology, Maternal & Child Health

Area of Expertise

Preventive & Social Medicine

Area of Research

Preventive & Social Medicine

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Life Member of Indian Medical Association, 2004.
  • Life Member Indian Association of Preventive & Social Medicine, 2008.
  • Life Member of Karnataka Association of Community Health, 2011.

A study on child friendly school initiative at Karkala Taluk

2008-01-01 Hegde A Shetty A

Indian Paediatrics, 2008.

A study on health provider practices and the influencing factors in a primary health care setting in Udupi Taluk, Karnataka

2009-01-01 Kulothungan K Kondagunta N Shetty A

Journal Article, Indian J Public Health, 2009.

A study on the prevalence of type 2 diabetes in coastal Karnataka

2010-01-01 Chaithra V Rao Veena G Kamath Shetty A Asha Kamath

Int J diab Dev Ctries, 2010.

A cross sectional analysis of obesity among a rural population in a coastal southern Karnataka

Chaithra V Rao Veena G Kamath Shetty A Asha Kamath

India, AMJ, 2011.

Knowledge, attitude, and practices regarding whole body donation among medical professionals in a hospital in India

2011-01-01 Kirthinath Ballala Shetty A Surekha Bhat Malpe

Anat Sci Educ, 2011.

Cataract surgery outcome at a rural eye care hospital in India

2011-01-01 Undrakonda Vivekanand Shetty A Chidanand Kulkarni

Tropical Doctor, 2011.

Client satisfaction with HIV counselling services: A cross sectional study from South India

2012-01-05 Mohan K Papanna Pawan Kumar Shetty A

Journal of the International Association of Physicians in AIDS care (JIAPAC), May 2012.

Evaluation of Integrated Counselling and Testing Centres (ICTC) for HIV in a District of India

2012-01-01 Shetty A

International Journal of Public Health Research, 2012.

A cross-sectional study of risk factors for cardiovascular disease in coastal Karnataka

2008-01-01 Dr Chaithra

A sample of adult’s population was selected. Tests were conducted to find out the prevalence of Diabetes & Hypertension & associated factors were analysed.

A study on health provider practices and the factors influencing them in rural area of Udupi Taluk


, Karnataka, Dr Kartikeyan, 2009, A cross sectional study was conducted among 150 private & government practitioners in Udupi taluk to study their practices & factors influencing.

Evaluation study on ICTC in Udupi District of Karnataka

2011-01-01 Dr Mohan Papanna

2011, The Integrated Counselling & testing centres of Udupi district were evaluated. The infrastructure, functioning and staffing were analysed. Focus group discussions were held with counsellors.

Maternal nutrition and birth outcome: a prospective cohort study among rural women in coastal Karnataka

2012-01-01 Dr Sujatha

A cohort of Pregnant women were identified & followed for 9 months. The nutritional status of women were determined and compared with their pregnancy outcome.