Dr. Sushma Prabhath

Associate Professor

Department of Anatomy


    Dr. Sushma Prabhath teaches undergraduate students of MBBS and MD


    • Teaches anatomy, develops lesson plans, and assessment material for the undergraduate and postgraduates students
    • Is also a faculty at the Department of Medical Education, KMC Manipal and a faculty advisor at MAHE FAIMER institute 
    •  Involved in bringing about innovations in teaching-learning methodologies: e-learning, small group teaching activities, video demonstartions etc. 
    • Teacher guardian for MBBS students and  supervise their teaching & learning activities
    • Guides undergraduates and postgraduates in their research activities.
    • AHA certified Basic Life Support (BLS) provider and instructor and trains undergraduate students in BLS
    • Faculty Coordinator, Cultural Co-ordination committee, KMC Manipal



Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
FAIMER (Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research) fellowship Interprofessional education & practice (IPE & IPP) M-FIILIPE 2022
Ph.D Anatomy Kasturba Medical College Manipal, MAHE 2018
Msc Medical Anatomy Kasturba Medical College Manipal, MAHE 2011


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Kasturba Medical College Manipal, MAHE Associate Professor 01-04-2022- till date
Kasturba Medical College Manipal, MAHE Assistant Professor 12-03-2018 to 31-03-2022
Kasturba Medical College Manipal, MAHE Lecturer 17-02-2012 to 11-03-2018
Kasturba Medical College Manipal, MAHE Tutor 19-09-2011 TO 16-02-2012


Area of Interest

Gross Anatomy, Neuroanatomy, Genetics, Embryology, Clinical Anatomy, Histology, Animal Studies, Radiological Anatomy

Area of Expertise

Gross Anatomy, Neuroanatomy, Genetics, Embryology, Clinical Anatomy, Histology, Animal Studies, Radiological Anatomy

Area of Research

Gross& Clinical Anatomy, Embryology, Histology, Animal Studies, Radiological Anatomy, Cell biology, Traditional medicines, and Medical Education

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Life Member of Anatomical Society of India (ASI) since 2012
  • BLS provider according to AHA (American Heart Association).

An exploratory study of the histomorphogenesis and zonal vascular changes in the human fetal medial meniscus.

November 2021 Anatomy Sushma Prabhath Kurian Alappatt Ashwija Shetty Suhani Sumalatha

Translational Research in Anatomy

One-month long foundation course for newly joined Indian medical undergraduates: Faculty and students' perspective

2021 Medical Education Arvind Kumar Pandey Sushma Prabhath Kirtana R. Nayak Lydia Andrade Krishnananda Prabhu Veena Nayak Sneha G. Kalthur

Medical Journal Armed Forces India

Lateral collateral ligament and anterolateral ligament of the knee – A morphological analysis with orthopedic significance

2020 Clinical Anatomy Ashwija Shetty Sushma Prabhath Kurian Alappatt Lalu Krishna KN Nandini Bhat Suhani Sumalatha

The Knee

Cadaver as a first teacher: A module to learn the ethics and values of cadaveric dissection

2020 Anatomy, Medical Education Souza AD Kotian SR Pandey AK Rao P Kalthur SG

Journal of Taibah University Medical Sciences

Influence of traditional medicines on the activity of keratinocytes in wound healing: an in-vitro study.

2019 Traditional medicines, Cell biology Kotian S. R Bhat K. M Padma D Pai K. S. R

Anatomy & cell biology

Persistent fetal superficial middle cerebral vein: an anatomical study

2019 Anatomy Sumalatha S Kotian S. R Shetty A

Anatomy & cell biology

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    An Interprofesssional Approach to Diabetic Foot Self-Management

    April 2021

    Link to articles published in Udayavani- A regional newspaper: https://epaper.udayavani.com/c/59554144; https://epaper.udayavani.com/c/59554163; https://epaper.udayavani.com/c/59706907