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Associate Professor

Academic Qualifications: MBBS, MD

SL NO Degree Specialization Institute Year of passing
1 MBBS - Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College, Kolar 2013
2 MD Community Medicine Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College, Kolar 2018

Additional qualifications / training

  • Course on ‘Principles and practice of epidemiology' by Christian Medica College, Vellore.
  • Teach to Reach Level 1 certification on Immunization during Pandemic from Geneva Learning Foundation.
  • WHO scholar level 1 certification in Routine Immunization activity planning from World Health Organization.
  • United Nations Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS) BSAFE course.
  • Course on ‘The COVID-19 Response in India: Impact on Women and Children’s Health and Wellbeing’ from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
SDUMC Asst. Prof Teaching, Clinical, Research, 2018-2023
World Health Organization Rapid Response Team Member Support Government of India in roll out of Measles Rubella campaign in select districts. 2018-2019
SDUMC Assoc. Prof. Teaching, Clinical, Research 2023- till date


  • Undergraduate and postgraduate teaching - Deliver engaging lectures, seminars, tutorials and conducting workshops
  • Coordination with colleagues in continuous reviews and curriculum development, ensuring students receive high-quality courses.
  • Implement strategic lesson planning, monitoring progress and performance against set targets and outcomes.
  • Develop engaging and interesting research projects, obtain funding and publish research increasing university exposure.
  • Planning and development of teaching materials, workbooks, question banks, LMS content and class projects.
  • Write scholarly papers and defend positions to add to collective base of field knowledge. Attend conferences to learn about new research and present findings.
  • Supervise student projects, facilitating progress and encouraging deeper learning through application.
  • Direct research of individuals engaged in robust work during post-graduate studies in pursuit of advanced degrees.
  • Collaborate with government and non-government agencies for holistic promotion of health of the community.


Name of project List of researchers ongoing / completed Funded / Non funded Funding agency Funds sanctioned
Study of magnitude and associated factors of missed oppurtunities for vaccination among children aged 0-24 months in Kolar: A Mixed Methods Study. Dr. Vishwas S, Dr.Muninarayana C, Dr. Charini, Mr.Ravishankar.S Ongoing Funded SDUAHER Rs.198000/-


Title of article Name of journal Year of publication List of authors
Trends in trauma care before and after the introduction of ‘Mukhyamantri Santwana Harish Scheme’in a tertiary care hospital at Kolar International Journal of Community Medicine and Public Health 2018 VS Kottareddygari, S Vishwas, GP Praveen, A Abraham, PN Sreeramulu
Investigation of acute diarrhoea outbreak at Narasapura, Kolar International Journal of Community Medicine and Public Health 2019 S Vishwas, R Suryanarayana
Awareness and Practices of a Rural Community Regarding Mental Health Problems Cureus journal of medical science 2023 V Jayan, S Vishwas
Internet Addiction and Gaming Disorder During the COVID-19 Pandemic Among Young People in Southern Karnataka Cureus journal of medical science 2023 NB Mokshathaa, S Vishwas


Guided following student projects
  • ICMR STS (2022) : Internet addiction and Gaming Disorder during COVID19 pandemic among young people in Southern Karnataka by Ms.Narendra Babu Mokshathaa
  • ICMR STS (2023): Challenges in building pandemic resilient health system: Incidence and determinants of catastrophic health expenditure among households of Southern Karnataka by Mr.Faizur Rahman

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