Dr. YP Raghavendra

Dr. YP Raghavendra

Associate Professor

Kasturba Medical College
Light House Hill Road, Mangalore, Mangalore, India, 575001

plus Speciality

FORENSIC MEDICINE

Biography:

Dr Raghavendra Babu YP is currently working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore which is an affiliated institute of Manipal University, South India. He has to his credit many reserach papers in both National and International journals. He has published a book on a novel idea titled "concept Maps in Forensic Medicine and Toxicology- a quick review for exams. In addition he has authored few chapters in a reputed text book in Forensics. He is also a reviewer fro many National and Interenational journals.

Academic positions:

Educational qualifications

1. 1999: MBBS;JJM Medical College, Davangere; Kuvempu University
2. 2008: MD (Forensic Medicine);Kasturba Medical College, Manipal; Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal

Teaching experience

1. 2005-2008: PG cum Tutor;Forensic Medicine;KMC, Manipal
2. 2008-2012: Assistant Professor;Forensic Medicine;KMC, Mangalore
3. 2012-Till date: Associate Professor; Forensic Medicine; KMC, Mangalore

Awards/Prizes/Recognition/Achievements:

1. Won the Best Poster award for the poster entitled “Umbilical Cord Changes – Pictorial Depiction” at the XIV Annual State Conference of Karnataka Medico-Legal Society, Forensicon -06 from 1st to 2nd July’2006 conducted by the Department of Forensic Medicine, Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences, Hubli.
2. Awarded a certificate of appreciation by Kasturba medical College, Mangalore, for contribution to publications in the year 2009 on 26th March’2010.
3. Has been included in the 2010 Edition of “Who's Who in the World” whose publications is the most trusted source of biographical information and have been invaluable to the reference community for over 100 years.
4. Has been nominated in the “Top 100 Educators 2010” by the International Biographical Center, Cambridge, England.
5. Contributed to the conduction of “Compos Mentis 2010” as a resource person at the National level Forensic quiz competition organized by the Department of Forensic MEDICINE, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University, Manipal held on September 25th 2010.
6. Has been awarded financial grants by the conference committee to attend IBSC2010 Conference held at Penang, Malaysia.
7. Has been a resource person and also a part of the Jury team for COMPOS MENTIS 2011, a national level forensic quiz competition, organized by the Department of Forensic Medicine, KMC, Manipal on October 1st 2011.
8. Was a part of organizing committee in CME on Forensic Odontology “Teeth do tell tales – an aid in forensic investigation” as a member of the scientific committee.
9. Awarded a certificate of appreciation by KMC, Mangalore for contribution to publications in the year 2011.

Research interests:

Foresnic Pathology, Forensic anthropology, Clinical Forensic Medicine

Any other information:

Scientific papers published in National and International journals:

1. M Arun, Vikram Palimar, Ritesh G Menezes, YP Raghavendra Babu, Prashantha Bhagavath, Manoj Kumar Mohanty. Autopsy study of fatal deliberate self harm. Medicine Science Law 2007, 47(1)69-73.
2. Prashantha Bhagavath, Prateek Rastogi, Ritesh G. Menezes, Manna Valiathan, T.S. Mohan Kumar, Y.P. Raghavendra Babu, Tanuj Kanchan, Francis N.P. Monteiro, Vinod C. Nayak. Sudden death due to pulmonary aspergillosis. Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine. 16(2009) 27-30.
3. Rastogi Prateek, Y.P. Raghavendra Babu. Abdominal transection and egg shelling of skull in a road traffic accident. Journal of Indian Academy of Forensic Medicine: 2008, 30(4).
4. Vikram P, Arun M, Prashantha B, Raghavendra Babu YP. Fatal deliberate self harm in geriatrics. Journal of Indian Academy of Forensic Medicine, 2006, 28(4) 971-973.
5. Vikram P, Arun M, YP Raghavendra Babu. Fatal Mechanical asphyxia. Medico-Legal Update; 2009, 9(1), 4-5.
6. Vikram P, YP Raghavendra Babu. Fatal burns in children. Journal of Indian Academy of Forensic Medicine; 2009, 31(2), 122-123.
7. Ritesh G. Menezes, P.P. Jagadish Rao, S. Manjunath, Aman Chauhan, Stany W. Lobo, Tanuj Kanchan, Y.P. Raghavendra Babu. Forgotten Staples (letter to the editor). Burns; 3 5(2 0 0 9) 1 1 8 8– 1 1 94.
8. Shetty BS, Babu YP, Sameer KS, Salian PR, Shetty M, Manipady S, Majumdar KP. Rib betrays heart – a case report. Leg Med (Tokyo). 2009 May;11(3):139-41.
9. Kanchan T, Pradeep KG, Menezes RG, Rastogi P, Jagadish Rao PP, Menon A, Kumar BKS, Babu YP, Francis NP, Bhagavath P, Nayak VC. Sexual dimorphism of the index to ring finger ratio in South Indian adolescents. J For Leg Med. 2010; 17: 243-246.
10. YP Raghavendra Babu, Palimar Vikram, M Arun, G pradeep Kumar, Rao Lakshmi. Sudden death due to Dysembryoplastic Neuroepithelial tumor. Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine, 17 (2010) 432-433.
11. Kishan K, Prashanth N Dixit, Ramaswamy C, Bindiya RS, Y.P.Raghavendra Babu, Bhagyalakshmi K, Chandana B. Reversal of Impact of BMI on Autonomic Modulation in Geriatric Population. RJPBCS 2 (2): 2011.
12. Kishan K, Bindiya RS, Ramaswamy C, Sheila R Pai, Prashanth N Dixit, Damodara Gowda K M, Ragavendra Babu Y P, Harsha Kumar H N. The role of ageing and diabetic complications on autonomic modulation in geriatric population. RJPBCS 2 (2) 2011; 7.
13. Rastogi P, Raghavendra Babu YP, Animesh J, Shilpi Rastogi. Cross Practice: a dilemma. J SIMLA 2011; 3(1): 34-35.
14. Raghavendra Babu Y.P, Manjunath S, Rastogi Prateek, Kumar Mohan T.S, Bhat Vrinda Janardhan, Yoganarasimha K, Kumar Pradeep G, Kishan K, Dixit Prashanth Narayan. Determination of Sex by Foramen Magnum Morphometry in South Indian Population. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology 4(1), Jan - March 2011: 29-33.
15. Joseph N, Nagaraj K, Bhat J, Raghavendra Babu YP, Kotian SM, Ranganath YP, et al. Treatment outcomes among new smear positive and retreatment cases of tuberculosis in Mangalore, South India – a descriptive study. AMJ 2011, 4,4: 162-167.
16. Raghavendra Babu YP, S Manjunath, Prashanth Narayan Dixit. Fatal case of misdiagnosis: a case report. Indian journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology 2011, 4(2): 83-86.
17. Prateek Rastogi, Raghavendra Babu YP. Nitric acid poisoning – a case report. JKAMLS 2011, 2 (20): 41- 42.
18. Raghavendra Babu YP, Prateek Rastogi, Manjunath S, Prashantha Bhagavath, Mary Mathew. Sudden death due to mitral valve prolapse. Indian journal of forensic medicine and pathology 2011; 4 (1): 39-41.
19. Prashanth N Dixit, Kishan K, Ramaswamy C, Raghavendra Babu Y P,Ashoka H G, Vinodini
N A, Pratik K Chatterjee,Chandana Bhargavi. Relative role of obesity and occupational hazards on autonomic modulation. IBJR. 2012; 3(2):109?113.
20. K.R. Nagesh, Y.P. Raghavendra Babu, Vikram Palimar, S. Manjunath, Prateek Rastogi. Excavation of the chest due to railway mishap. Australian Journal of Forensic Sciences. 2011, 1–6, iFirst article.
21. Y.P. Raghavendra Babu, Nitin Joseph, K. Kishan, Prashanth Narayan Dixit. Diagnosis of HIV and counseling: A case report. Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences (2011) 1, 144–145.
22. Y.P. Raghavendra Babu, Tanuj Kanchan, Yamini Attiku, Prashanth Narayan Dixit, M.S. Kotian. Sex estimation from foramen magnum dimensions in an Indian population. Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine 19 (2012) 162-167.
23. Joseph N, Nagaraj K, Bhat J, Babu RYP, Kotian SM, Ranganatha YP, Hocksan AA, Shetty VV, Zaki NM, Swasthik KS, Hamzah NF. Treatment outcomes among new smear positive and retreatment cases of tuberculosis in Mangalore, South India – a descriptive study. AMJ 2011, 4, 4, 162-167.
24. Pramod kumar G.N, Venkatesh Maled, Hemanth Kumar R.G, Y.P. Raghavendra Babu, Devaraj Patil, Balaraj B.M. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology 2011; 4 (4): 175-178.
25. Y.P. Raghavendra Babu, Raj Kumar Karki, Ritesh G. Menezes, P.P. Jagadish Rao, B. Suresh Kumar Shetty, Kausalya Kumari Sahu. Adenomyomatous polyp of the uterus: Report of an autopsy case and review of the literature. Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine 2012; 19: 236-238.
26. Y.P. Raghavendra Babu, Nitin Joseph, Kishan Kadur. Mortality among homeless and unclaimed bodies in Mangalore city - An insight. Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine (2012) (IN Press).
27. S Manjunath, Shankar M Bakkannavar, Pradeep Kumar G, Vrinda J Bhat, Nayana Prabhu, Asha Kamath, Raghavendra Babu Y P. Palatal rugae patterns among the Indians at Manipal, India. JPBMS.2012; 20 (12): 1-5.
28. Basavaprabhu Achappa, Deepak Madi, Y P Raghavendra Babu, Soundarya Mahalingam. Rituals can kill – A fatal case of brucine poisoning. AMJ 2012, 5, 8: 421--?423.

Text Books and chapters authored:

1. Authored a textbook entitled “Concept Maps in Forensic Medicine and Toxicology – a quick review for exams”.
2. Authored a Chapter on “Transportation Injuries” in the book “Medical Jurisprudence, Toxicology and Forensic Science for classroom, investigation and court room with case laws edited by Prof (Dr) A.S. Deoskar.
3. Co-authored a chapter on “Serology” in the book “Medical Jurisprudence, Toxicology and Forensic Science for classroom, investigation and court room with case laws edited by Prof (Dr) A.S. Deoskar.
4. Co-authored a chapter entitled “Malaria: An infection with global impact” in the book Malaria: Etiology, Pathogenesis and Treatments published by 2011 Nova Science Publishers, Inc and edited by A. M. Peterson and G. E. Calamandrei.

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