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Academic Qualifications: MBBS, MD

SL NO Degree Specialization Institute Year of passing
1 MBBS - Adichunchanagiri Institute of Medical Sciences, Mandya 2001
2 MD Physiology Dr.B.R.Ambedkar Medical College, Bangalore 2012

Additional qualifications / training:

  • Underwent Ad hoc training on laboratory animal sciences at National Centre for Laboratory Animal Sciences, Hyderabad in 2018
  • Completed the 67th National Course on Educational Science for Teachers of Health Professions at JIPMER, Pondicherry in 2013
  • MET workshop at St.John’s Medical College, Bangalore
  • Underwent training in Revised Basic workshop in Medical Education Technology held from 17th to 19 st October 2016 at MEU Nodal Centre – St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore.
  • Completed Basic course in Biomedical research from ICMR in the year 2020
  • Completed the Competency based medical education (Physiology) from MEU India in the year 2020
  • Pursuing Advanced Course in Medical Education (ACME) at St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore


Institution / Organization Designation Role Tenure
Dr.B.R.Ambedkar Medical College, Bangalore Tutor Teaching, 2009 -2012
SDUMC Asst. Prof Teaching, 2012-2019
SDUMC Assoc. Prof. Teaching, Research 2019-2023
SDUMC Professor Teaching, Research Since 2023


  • Teaching Physiology to the undergraduate students of 1st year MBBS and MD postgraduates.
  • Helping the postgraduate students in their thesis as a Guide & co-guide.
  • Mentoring the students as a teacher guardian.
  • Member Secretary of the RL Jalappa Bioethics Center, SDUAHER
  • Member, Medical Education Unit, SDUMC
  • In-charge officer , SDUMC website
  • Member, Preclinical Board of Studies
  • Convener, International Student Cell, SDUMC
  • Member, Annual Report Committee, SDUAHER


Name of project List of researchers ongoing / completed Funded / Non funded Funding agency Funds sanctioned
Effect of enriched environment on memory and learning in Streptozotocin induced type 1 diabetic rats. Dr Shobha, Dr Jagadamba, Dr Karthiyanee Kutty, Dr Prabhakar, Dr Shashidhar Ongoing Funded SDUAHER -
Radiation induced alteration in gut microflora of rats - Ongoing Funded SDUAHER -


  • Neurophysiology
  • Medical Education


Title of article Name of the Journal Year of publication List of authors
Assessment of Motor Function in Mice Model of Parkinson's Disease Journal of Cardiovascular Disease Research 2023 Geetha Shivanna , Vinutha Shankar
Perception on medical ethics in teaching among medical students in India Bioinformation 2022 Shetty AK, Geetha.S
Integrating Ethics into the Physiology curriculum: a scale-up study in three medical colleges in Karnataka, South India. Indian J Med Ethics 2018 Savitha D, Geetha S, Bhaskar S, Anto T, Sejil TV, Vittal V, Ghosh S, Kumar P.
Does smoking affect intraocular pressure? A cross-sectional study. National Journal of Physiology, Pharmacy and Pharmacology 2018 Geetha S, Lincoln Deva Kumar
Prevalence of migraine among medical students of a tertiary care teaching medical college and hospital in South India - A cross-sectional study. National Journal of Physiology, Pharmacy and Pharmacology 2018 Raju, Sowmi, and Geetha S.
A Study of the Effect of Isolated Folic Acid Deficiency on Lens in Adolescent Rats Annals of Health and Health Sciences 2014 Datta, Nita Jang, and S. Geetha


  • Life member of Association of Physiologists and Pharmacologists of India (APPI)
  • Life member of Society for Neurochemistry India (SNCI)

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