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Dr Harshitha H N

Associate Professor

Academic Qualifications: MBBS, MD

SL NO Degree Specialization Institute Year of passing
1 MBBS - Father Mullers Medical College 2015
2 MD Community Medicine K S Hegde Medical Academy 2020

Additional qualifications / training

  • Received Scholarship Research Grant on “Adolescent health” by MAMTA foundation, New Delhi for the year 2019-21


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
SDUMC Senior Resident Medical Officer, Teaching 2020-2021
SDUMC Assistant Professor Teaching, Clinical, Research, Administrative, 2021- till date


  • Teaching Community Medicine to the undergraduate students of MBBS and MD postgraduates.
  • Mentoring the students as a teacher guardian.
  • Incharge of Urban Health Training Centre at Gandhi Nagar
  • Reporting of the notifiable diseases to the District Health Office
  • Training of the interns in Public health services


Name of project List of researchers ongoing / completed Funded / Non funded Funding agency Funds sanctioned
Utilisation of anganwadi services for children under five year in field practice area Kolar - A cross-sectional survey Dr. Harshitha H N, Dr. M Sankiya, Dr.Prasanna Kamath D Ongoing Non funded - -
Self-medication practices among residents in urban field practice area of a medical college in Kolar Dr. Pruthvi Dr. Harshitha H N Dr.Prasanna Kamath Ongoing Non funded - -
Awareness and utilization of Telemedicine by among adults in Kolar Dr. Mohan Babu, Dr.Harshitha H N Mr.Ravishankar Ongoing Non funded - -


  • Maternal and child Health
  • Adolescent Health


Title of article Name of journal Year of publication List of authors
Perception regarding child gender preferences among mothers in Dakshina Kannada district: a mixed methods study. Indian Journal of Community Health 2019 Sathyanath S, Rashmi A, , Harshitha H.N , Kundapur R, Rai S, Prabhu S.
Awareness of PCPNDT Act among mothers attending tertiary care centers in Dakshina Kannada: A cross sectional study. Indian Journal of Public Health Research and Development. 2019 Santosh Rai, Rashmi Kundapur, Harshitha H.N .,Sudhir Prabhu, Anusha Rashmi, Shreyaswi Sathyanath
Study of Knowledge, Attitude and Practice (KAP) regarding Swachh Bharat Mission among High School students in field practice area of Medical College in Dakshina Kannada, Karnataka. Indian Journal of Public Health Research and Development. 2020 Nanjesh Kumar S., Jithin, Harshitha, Rashmi Kundapur, Sanjeev Badiger, Pavan Kumar
Assessment of Smartphone Addiction among adolescents in a university. Indian Journal of Community Health. 2020 Rashmi Kundapur, Harshitha H N, Sharon Baisil, Sanjeev Badiger
Module based mental health education on stress and depression – effectiveness and feasibility study among schools in Dakshina Kannada: A pilot study. Journal of Indian Association for child and adolescent Mental Health 2021 Narayanan Namboothiri G, Shreyaswi Sathyanath M , Rashmi Kundapur, Harshitha H.N,
Effectiveness of using technology as health education tool among diabetes patients in South India: A comparative analysis and community based intervention Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care 2022 Harshitha H N , Kundapur R, Yuvaraj BY, Panda M

Co-Author ‘Health care Delivery System’ IAPSM text book – 2nd Edition

  • Contributed to IAPSM – ‘Life Skill Education and Health Promotion’ Module (LEAP) and have been a part of REECH (Repository for Education and Empowering Citizens for Health) as a technical assistant under the aegis of IAPSM with the support of IAPSM – Karnataka Chapter.


  • Self-care practices among hypertensive patients residing in field practice area of medical college in Kolar: a cross sectional study

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