Position: HOD & Professor
Experience: 10+ Years Qualification: MDS-Public Health Dentistry
Dr. Pooja Latti has a splendid experience in the field of Public Health Dentistry. he is an ardent academician and into the field of research since 10 years. She has numerous national and international publications to her credit and has been a resource faculty for various CDE programs, workshops, and webinars. She is a member of the Institutional Ethics Committee and Institutional Review Board committee. She has organized various conferences, webinars, outreach activities, camps, social media campaigns and awareness programs in the community and has been recognized with appreciation awards for community service by various organizations. She has also guided students in research works and provides statistical consultancy. She has completed certification in Health Science Education Technology, Good Clinical Practice, Tobacco Control, Research Methodology and Biostatistics, Bioethics. Her interests include Research methodology, Biostatistics, clinical research, Ethics in biomedical research, Good Clinical Practice.
AWARDS & RECOGNITION
Jury award and people’s choice award – for project proposal presented at “Grant Writing Workshop” organized by Indian Society for Clinical Research (ICSR) & Academic Consortium for Clinical Research In India (ACCRI) in collaboration with Indira Gandhi Medical College & Hospital, Shimla, Public health Foundation of India (PHFI), Gurugram & St. John’ Medical College & Research Institute, Bengaluru – 2021
Appreciation for the contributions to the field of PHD at 9th annual state IAPHD conference at Kochi-2019
Outstanding contribution for CBH activates-IDA Malanadu 2018
Psychological and Physiological Relaxation Using Yoga in Patients Undergoing Dental Implant Surgery: A Pilot Randomized Clinical Trial with Biomarker Assessment. Int J Yoga Therap. 2022 Jan 1;32
Publication ethics and misconduct – a letter to the editor. Ozone Dental Journal 2022;4(2):53-6.
Parental Perceptions, Attitudes, And Practices Regarding Their Children’s Oral Health in Kerala, India – A Cross-Sectional Study. Journal of Nature and Science of Medicine 2022;5(3):268-72
Antibacterial activity of garlic extract, tea tree oil, and its mouthwashes against Streptococcus mutans and Lactobacillus: An In vivo study. J Indian Assoc Public Health Dent 2022;20:271-6
Medical Errors in Clinical Care and Ethical Facets. Indian Journal of Natural Sciences 2021;12(69):36560
Efficacy of Tea Tree Oil and Garlic Mouthwashes on Candida Albicans – An In Vivo Study Indian Journal of Natural Sciences 2021;12(67):32660-7
Knowledge, Attitude and Practices Regarding Clinical Diagnosis and Certification of Death by Dentists. Journal Of Global Oral Health 2021;4(1):33-7.
An Analysis of Leptospirosis Control in a Flood Affected Region of Kerala and the Role of Accredited Social Health Activists – A Questionnaire Study. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness 2021
Covid-19 awareness among patients visiting a dental hospital in Kerala, India. International Journal of Current Research 2020;12(5): 11589-92.
Protective masks in dental practice. Malanadu Dental Journal 2020;9(1):59-62.
KAP of HIV/AIDS among clinical dental students in a dental college in Kerala. Annoor Journal of Scientific Research December 2019;2(1):146-50
Preparedness towards bioterrorism: a survey among post graduate students and faculty members of dental colleges of Davangere city, Karnataka. Journal of Indian Dental Association Kochi 2019;1(4):02-09
Knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding pharmacovigilence among students, house surgeons and teaching faculty in a dental college in Kerala. Journal of Indian Dental Association-Kochi2019;1(1):8-14.
Antifungal efficacy of spice extracts against Candida albicans: an in vitro study. Indian Journal of Community Medicine 2019;44:S1-4.
Prevalence of nomophobia among students, interns and faculty in a dental college in Kerala. Journal of Odontological Research 2018;6(2):5-10.
Knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding medical emergencies among clinical dental students of a dental college in Kerala. Malanadu Dental Journal2018;7(3):203-8
Prevalence of geographic tongue and its association with other disorders among patients visiting a dental college in Kerala. Malanadu Dental Journal 2018;7(1):09-13.
Knowledge, attitude and practices of apron hygiene among dental students, faculty and auxiliaries in a dental college in Kerala. Published in Journal of Odontological Research 2017;5(2):5-9
Effect of rubber dam on arterial oxygen saturation in children. Journal of International Oral Health 2015;7(6):54-6
Growth assessment parameters-an update. Published in Journal of Odontological Research 2013;1(2):57-63.
Knowledge, attitude and practice regarding universal precautions among nursing students in Davangere city, Karnataka, India-a cross sectional study. Published in Journal of Odontological Research 2013;1(2):07-11.
Knowledge, attitude and practice regarding oral health of children among paediatricians and paediatric post-graduation students in Davangere city, Karnataka, India. – published in Journal of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry 2011;17:476-80.
Knowledge and attitude of pharmacists regarding oral health care and oral hygiene products in Davangere city, Karnataka, India. Published in Journal of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry 2011;17:441-6
Knowledge, attitude and practice regarding oral manifestations of HIV/AIDS among medical and dental house surgeons in Davangere city, Karnataka, India – published in Journal of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry 2011;17:435-40.