Research Development and Sustenance Committee Meet:
Research development and sustenance committee meet was held on 31st October 2018 at 9:30 am at CIL building DSI in order to scrutinize the research synopses submitted by the post graduates and faculty. On the scheduled day, a total of 25 synopses were presented in power point format by the post graduate students and faculty members. The meet was chaired by Dr. Hemanth .M and the member secretary Dr. Nagesh .L along with external and internal subject experts.
A total of 25 synopses were scrutinized for scientific integrity by the Research Methodologist, Statistician and subject experts.
The inputs given by the reviewers were incorporated by all the researchers and resubmitted after the necessary corrections. The corrected synopses were mailed to the Ethical Committee members to be scrutinized for ethical integrity. This systematic approach was followed to heighten the quality of research in our institution.
Institutional Ethical Committee (IEC) Meeting:
The Institutional Review Board at Dayananda Sagar College of dental sciences conducted the Institutional Ethical Committee (IEC) meeting on 20-11-2018 at Seminar hall, Department of Orthodontics. The meeting was chaired by Dr. Murugan .V Principal, College of Pharmacy, Dayananda Sagar Institutions in the presence of Member secretary Dr. Nagesh .L and other members.
All the members presented the synopses to the IEC members. A thorough scrutiny of ethical integrity and issues like autonomy, beneficence, non-maleficence, veracity, confidentiality and conflict of interest was reviewed by the members. The meeting concluded with the members giving their valuable inputs regarding ethical issues to the researchers and were suggested to make necessary modifications. After necessary modifications were made in the synopses the Ethical approval certificates were issued to all the researchers. Institutional review board intends to maintain high standards of scientific and ethical vigors which were accomplished with these meetings.
College Day & Graduation Day 2018:
The College & Graduation Day – Antaragni 2018 was held at Dr. D Premachandra Sagar Auditorium & Centre for Performing Arts, Dayananda Sagar Insitutions Campus - I on 6th of Oct 2018 from 1.30 PM to 4.00 PM. This was the culmination of the 10 day long, sports & cultural fest, where the whole college right from staff to all students took part enthusiastically. This was in line with our objective and belief that all work & no play make students dull. So, we at DSCDS encourage them to participate in extracurricular activities and sports events by maintaining a healthy mix and balance of both work & play. This was also an event where students took the responsibility to make their participation & presence felt by being a part of the overall organization of the event with the help & guidance of the staff. Such student driven events bring out the best in each of them and we witnessed their skills in finance, administration, culturals, sports activities etc.
Adding a feather on the cap of this special occasion was the presence of Dr. D. Hemachandra Sagar, Honorable Chairman - DSI, & Dr. S. Sacchidananda, Honorable Vice-chancellor, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences for the event. The program was a huge success exhibiting high order of organization skills shown by our staff members & students.
The Principal of DSCDS Dr. Hemanth M gave an important message saying that each of the intern has to work to make himself/herself Unique & Remembered. He revealed the formula to become Unique & Remembered. If one can develop Calmness, it would help them develop Concentration & this power of Concentration is the basis of all learnings in this world. This secret has been revealed by none other than the great Swami Vivekananda. He ended his speech emphasizing the need to take care of oneself, which will help provide the best care for the patients, as stated in the revised Hippocratic Oath of 2017.
Honorable Vice-chancellor RGUHS& honorable chairman - DSI spoke from their hearts touching all the students with their valuable messages. There was an award ceremony for the toppers in academics, sports, culturals & the best out going all rounders. It was a moment of pride for all the awardees, the graduating doctors & their parents to receive the awards from the highly esteemed dignitaries. Overall, the program went really well, to the satisfaction of all present there.
Blood Donation Camp Report
A mega blood donation camp was conducted on the 15th of September 2019 in Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences as part of the NSS activity of the college. The program was in commemoration of the silver jubilee celebrations of our dental college. The camp was organized in association with Karnataka VidhyarthiKoota(KVK), an NGO associated with our dental college and its outreach activities. A team of doctors and technicians from the Sanjay Gandhi Trauma Hospital Blood Bank and Sagar Hospital blood bank were commissioned to do the needful. The programwas held at the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, DSCDS and started off at 9.30 am and continued till 2.30pm. There were about 150 volunteers who registered for blood donation andwe were successfully able to collect 80 pints of blood from the enthusiastic volunteers.
The concept of donating blood to save lives was instilled in all those who participated in the program
Report of Orientation Day - 2018
Orientation Day – 2018, washeld at CD Sagar Auditorium, DSI, Bangalore, on 17th September 2018 from 10AM to 1.30PM. With the objective of orienting, enthusing & motivating our newly admitted I year BDS students we had a successful & fulfilling orientation day program. It was indeed a very motivating & energized day not only for I year BDS students but also for the II years, III years, interns, I year PG students & staff, who agreed in one voice that they were all charged up (all the other students were included too in view of the chief guest, who is renowned in many respects).
LASERS IN DENTISTRY WORKSHOP JUNE 2018
CDE programme on “ eliminating errors in esthetic dentistry”
CDE programme was held on 18th august 2018 on “ eliminating errors in esthetic dentistry” by DrSanthoshRavindran Attended by around 150 delegates.
WORKSHOP ON HEALTH RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND HEALTH STATISTICS
- Dr Nagesh Lakshminarayan, MDS, PGDHPE(KLEU and University of Illinois,USA), MPhil. Professor and Head of Department, Dept. of Public Health Dentistry, DSCDS.
- Dr Ravi Shirahatti, MDS, PGDHPE(KLEU and University of Illinois,USA), MHPE(University of Dundee, Scotland), PGDB.
- Dr Shyam Sivasamy, MDS, PGDB (Madurai Kamraj University).
The Department of Public Health Dentistry, DSCDS are proud to report a successfully organized and conducted a WORKSHOP ON HEALTH RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND HEALTH STATISTICS from the 28th -31st of August 2018 at the CIL AUDITORIUM, DSI.
Dr Nagesh L, the chief resource person for the workshop, along with Dr Ravi Shirahatti and Dr Shyam Sivasamy (speakers), are faculty in the discipline of Public Health Dentistry and have been conducting workshops on Research Methodology, Biostatistics, Critical Evaluation of Scientific Articles, Research Ethics, Scientific Writing and other allied topics for many years. They have conducted workshops on above said subjects in medical colleges and dental colleges across the country.
The inaugural function took place on 28thAugust,2018, and the occasion was graced by Shri Galiswamy, Secretary, DSI, Dr. Hemanth M, Principal, DSCDS and Dr. Roopa R Nadig, Dean, DSCDS.
We had an overwhelming response from the staff of different specialties from our college, and around 10 staff from other medical and dental colleges across Bangalore. There were around 50 registrations for the CDE Programme which was beyond our expectations and the Karnataka State Dental Council has awarded 18 CDE points for the research workshop.
The workshop helped every participant to know the fundamentals of Health research and Health statistics, to identify a Research problem, formulate Research question, Research hypothesis, and Null hypothesis and defend. They were able to clearly formulate the objectives of a research and do literature search (basic and advanced) on a research topic using Pub med and other search engines and compile the available literature. They were also able to calculate sample size for a given research using G power soft ware and enter the dummy data into the excel sheet, import, analyze the data using SPSS and interpret the data.
At the end of the CDE Programme we received very good feedback for organizing such a programme. Most of them were happy to have gained more knowledge and take home messages. Each and every one of the delegates went home with eager minds to pen down their research works and to do further research with the skills that they had acquired in these 4 days.
The programme was a huge success, and this is a remarkable achievement for the Department of Public Health Dentistry, DSCDS, and for the DSI as a whole.
International Yoga Day
Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences celebrated International Yoga Day on 21st June 2018.
PG ORIENTATION PROGRAM
ORIENTATION PROGRAM For PG Students was held on on 06thJune 2018 at Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences,Dayananda Sagar Institutions,Shavige Malleshwara Hills, Kumaraswamy Layout, Bangalore – 78.