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Academic Qualifications: MBBS, MD

SL NO Degree Specialization Institute Year of passing
1 MBBS - K.SHegde Medical College , Deralakatte Mangalore 2006
2 MD Physiology Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College 2012

Additional qualifications / training:

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Bioethics& Medical ethics


Institution / Organization Designation Role Tenure
MVJMC & RH , Bangalore Asst. Prof Teaching & Research 20012-2017( Nov)
MVJMC & RH ,Bangalore Asst. Prof Teaching & Research 20017-2018( Aug)
SDUMC Assoc. Prof. Teaching, Research 2018(Sept.)-2023
SDUMC Professor Teaching, Research March 2023- Till date


  • Teaching Physiology to the undergraduate students of 1st year MBBS and MD.
  • Chairperson Of R.L.Jalappa Bioethics Centre , SDUAHER
  • Member of Curriculum Committee , SDUMC, Kolar
  • Member of University Centre for health Professions education (UCHPE), SDUAHER.


Name of project List of researchers ongoing / completed Funded / Non funded Funding agency Funds sanctioned
Experience of faculty and postgraduates on informed consent process from tertiary medical teaching institutions in South India – a multicenter study with St John’s Medical College, Bangalore Dr. Savitha Dr. Ashwini K.Shetty , Dr. Geetha S. Ongoing Funded RGUHS 2,00,000
Association between body composition and markers of inflammation among Obese and Nonobese individuals- A Pilot Study Dr. Ashwini K.Shetty , Dr. Kalyani R. Dr. Jagadamba A. Dr. Prabhakar K. Ongoing Funded SDUAHER Rs.1,08,000-/-
Needs Assessment for Inclusion of Artificial Intelligence in Undergraduate Medical Curriculum Dr. Ashwini K.Shetty ,Dr. Pradeep T. Ongoing Non -Funded - -
Perceived obstacles to career progression among doctors in medical colleges in South India –an Internet based, cross sectional study with St John’s Medical College, Bangalore Miss. Poorvikha Mrs. Manjulika Vaz. Dr. Ashwini K.Shetty Ongoing Non -Funded - -


  • Metabolic disorders
  • Cardiorespiratory Physiology
  • Medical education


Title of article Name of the Journal Year of publication List of authors
Bimanual Coordination: Influence of Age and Gender Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research 2013 Shetty AK, Shankar MSV, Annamalai N
Perception on medical ethics in teaching among medical students in India Bioinformation 2022 Shetty AK, Geetha.S
Study of efficiency of bimanual coordination among driver International Journal of Biomedical Research 2013 Shetty AK, Shankar MSV, Annamalai N
Heart Rate Variability in Type 2 Diabetics with Change in Posture. Journal of Evolution of Medical and Dental Sciences. 2014 V. Pramodh, Ashwini K. Shetty, M. Prashanth Kumar, B. A. Krishna Prasad.
Effect of cigarette smoking on hearing thresholds using pure tone audiometry International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education 2018 Ashwini K. Shetty, Vinutha Shankar
Cigarette smoking and auditory effects: Correlation between pack years of smoking and changes in hearing thresholds Med Pulse International Journal of Physiology 2018 Ashwini K Shetty, Karthiyanee Kutty, Vinutha Shankar M S.
An Indian Study of Computerized Pulmonary Function Tests in Patients Referred to Physiology Department Annals of Advanced Medical Sciences. 2018 Pakkala A, Shetty AK.
Mentorship program in Medical College: An effective tool in medical education Annals of Advanced Medical Sciences. 2018 Pakkala A, Shetty AK.
Knowledge, attitude and practice of healthcare ethics among final year medical and nursing students at a college in South India. Biomedicine 2022 Shetty AK, Vaswani R.
Perception on medical ethics teaching among medical students in India. Bioinformation 2022 ShettyAK, Geetha S.
Efficiency of Bimanual Hand Coordination among Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Adults: A Case-control Study Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research 2023 Taitiksh Jakhar, Ashwini K Shetty, Jagadamba Aswathappa, SV Srinivasa