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Dr. Karthikeyan
MD-Community Medicine, MBBS, PGDFM, CCEBDM

The Family Doctor for 

Diabetes, Hypertension, Back pain, Thyroid and Chronic Disease

PERSONAL DETAILS:

First Name:          KARTHIKEYAN

Surname:             KULOTHUNGAN

Speciality:            PUBLIC HEALTH & COMMUNITY MEDICINE

Nationality:          Indian

Gender:                Male

Email:                    karthikspm@gmail.com

Brief Resume of Dr. Karthikeyan

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

Degree/ Diploma         Subject/Speciality and Nursing School

  • MD-Community Medicine (Public Health)-Katurba Medical collegeManipal University (www.manipal.edu )

  • MBBS-Vinayaka mission hospital & Research centre, salem-The Tamilnadu Dr.M.G.R Medical university (www.tnmmu.ac.in )

  • PGDFM - Post Graduate Diploma in Family Medicine - Christian Medical College, Vellore

  • CCEBDM - Certificate Course in Evidence Based Diabetes Mellitus = Public Health Foundation of India

  • MBA - (Part Time) - Anna University, Trichy, Tamilnadu

RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS:

  1. KULOTHUNGAN, Karthikeyan et al. Physical health problems among the geriatric population in Perambalur municipality, Tamil Nadu: a community-based cross-sectional study.International Journal Of Community Medicine And Public Health, [S.l.], v. 5, n. 12, p. 5235-5241, nov. 2018. ISSN 2394-6040. Available at: https://www.ijcmph.com/index.php/ijcmph/article/view/3757 .

  2. KULOTHUNGAN, Karthikeyan et al. Dietary preferences for food items among children of age 5-10 years in a rural area of Perambalur district, South India. International Journal Of Community Medicine And Public Health, [S.l.], v. 5, n. 12, p. 5219-5223, nov. 2018. ISSN 2394-6040. Available at: https://www.ijcmph.com/index.php/ijcmph/article/view/3746

  3. Karthikeyan Kulothungan “A Retrospective study on the demographic, geographic profile and Trend analysis of Fatal and Non fatal Road Traffic Accident in Trichy City, Tamil Nadu”. Journal of Evolution of Medical and Dental Sciences 2015; Vol. 4,Issue 76, September 21; Page: 13182-13194, DOI: 10.14260/jemds/2015/189888

  4. Karthikeyan Kulothungan, .”A cross sectional study on the knowledge, awareness and practice of safety rules among the young college students in Trichy City, Tamilnadu” ,International Journal of Information Research and Review. Vol. 2, Issue, 09, pp.1162-1169 September, 2015.

  5. Karthikeyan K, Nagaraj K,Avinash S,Asha K. A study on Health Provider Practices and the Influencing factors in a Primary Health Care setting in Udupi Taluk, Karnataka. 2, Indian Journal of Public Health, 2009, Vol. 53. 86-94.

  6. Karthikeyan.K, Tamilarasan.M, Rock Britto. A Descriptive study on practice of Self medication in urban field practice area of Perambalur municipality, Tamilnadu, India, Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development, Volume 11, No.6, June 2020

  7. Karthikeyan.K, SriAndaal.V, Tamilarasan.M. A Prevalence and determinants of Depression among the elderly in rural field practice area of a medical college in Perambalur district, Tamilnadu - A cross sectional study. Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development, Volume 11, No.4, April 2020

  8. Papanna MK, Kumar P, Shetty A, Kulothungan K, Poojary IB, Ballala K. Job Perception of Counselors Employed at Integrated Counseling and Testing Centers for HIV in a District of South India. J Int Assoc Provid AIDS Care. 2016 Jul;15(4):301-5. doi: 10.1177/2325957413488192. Epub 2013 May 31. PubMed PMID: 23727695.

  9. K, Karthikeyan. A Comparative Study of knowledge of pregnant women who did and did not attend antenatal classes in TMA PAI hospital,Karkala,Karnataka. JIPMER,Puducherry : 35th Annual National Conference of IAPSM, 2008.

  10. K, Karthikeyan. TUBERCULOSIS-Poster presentation. Centre for community medicine,AIIMS,NEWDELHI : 34th National Conference of IAPSM, 22-24th FEB 2007.

  11. Karthikeyan.K A Study on the knowledge, attitude and practices regarding snakes and snake bites among the general population in Udupi taluk,Karnataka. KIMS, Bangalore : 53rd National conference of Indian public health association, 9-11th Jan 2009.

  12. Karthikeyan.K Challenges for delivery of Public health services in India. Melmaruvathur : Adhiparasakthi college of Nursing, 2009.

  13. Karthikeyan.K Newer challenges and innovations in Community Health. Melmaruvathur : Adhiparasakthi college of Nursing, 2009.

KEY ACHIEVEMENTS:

  1. “Dr.P.C.Sen award for the best paper presentation” in the National conference of Indian Public health Association held in KIMS, Bangalore in January 2009

  2. Dr.Rema Mohan Award for the Best paper presentation in the “MDRF-UAB Intensive interactive training programme” held between March 27-28,2008 at Madras Diabetes Research Foundation, Chennai jointly organized by MDRF & University of Alabama, USA

  3. National polio surveillance project . served as a “WHO-External Monitor”- 3 times. Have monitored SHimoga,Bhadravathi&SHimoga talukas of shimoga district during IPPI-SIA rounds Febraury 2007, Chikmagalore district during December 2007 IPPI-SIA round and Udupi district during Febraury 2008 IPPISIA round.

  4. National Mass Drug Administration-MDA Programme for FilariasisActively participated as a resource person in the administration of the programme in 2007 conducted under the District health office, Udupi, Karnataka

  5. State level workshop on “Newer challenges and Innnovations in community Health” conducted in December 2009 at Adhiparasakthi college of Nursing, Melmaruvathur Actively participated as a resource person and gave a lecture

  6. State level workshop on “Global perspectives of Community health nursing” Conducted in October 2009 at Adhiparasakthi college of Nursing, Melmaruvathur Actively participated as a resource person and gave a lecture on Challenges for delivery of public health services in India

  7. State Level workshop on Community Nursing - 2017. Participated as a “Resource person” and delivered a speech on “Innovations in Public Health”

WORKSHOPS & TRAINING COURSES CONDUCTED:

  1. Successfully Conducted CRISP (Computers in Research) 2018 Aug 3-5 workshop as a “Organising Secretary” and coordinated a team of 6 faculty (internal), 4 faculty (external) and postgraduates and trained about 40 participants.

  2. Successfully Conducted various Health day celebrations in the community and department such as World Health Day, World Heart Day, World AIDS day and National Nutrition Week.

  3. Online Google Classroom Based quiz programs are routinely conducted in the Department as a Team under my leadership.

WORKSHOPS & TRAINING COURSES ATTENDED:

  1. Participated in “Revised Medical Education Technologies-2017” workshop Organised by Tamilnadu Dr MGR Medical University, Chennai

  2. Participated in “Revised Medical Education Technologies-2017” workshop Organised by Tamilnadu Dr MGR Medical University, Chennai

  3. “Basic Course Workshop in Medical Education technologies”-conducted by SRMC (MCI regional centre for medical education technologies) held at Chennai medical college & research centre, Trichy from 17th to 19th April 2012

  4. Introduction to Evidence Informed Healthcare. conducted by “THE SOUTH ASIAN COCHRANE NETWORK & CENTRE” held at the Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore on 5th April 2010

  5. State level workshop on “Global perspectives of Community health nursing” conducted on 12.10.2009 by Adhiparasakthi college of Nursing, Melmaruvathur.

  6. State level Workshop on “Newer Challenges and innovations in Community Health” conducted on 10.12.2009 by Adhiparasakthi college of Nursing, Melmaruvathur

  7. Workshop on “Research Methodology and Biostatistic” conducted by the Department of Community Medicine, KMC,Manipal on 30th and 31st of January 2008

  8. CME programme on “LEPROSY UPDATE” conducted by Department of dermatology on 20.05.2007 at Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore

  9. Training Program on “Model Injection Centres(MIC)-A program to improve injection practices in the country” (2005-2006) conducted by the “INDIA CLEN program Evaluation Network “on 20-06-2006 at KMC,Manipal for the promotion of safe injection practices

  10. Training programme on “Prevention of chronic kidney failure at the community level” Conducted by the Kidney Help Trust on September 19 & 20,2009 at Sriperumbudur, Chennai

  11. Workshop on “Ballabgarh Model of health Care” held at comprehensive rural health services project (CRHSP), Ballabgarh on 21st Febraury 2007 by the centre for community medicine,AIIMS,Newdelhi.

  12. Workshop on “Qualitative Research Methods in Health” on 22 January 2008 during the 35th Annual National Conference of IAPSM conducted by Department of PSM in JIPMER, Puducherry

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES:

  1. Life Member of Indian Medical Association

  2. Life Member of Indian Public Health Association

  3. Member Secretary of Institutional Research Committee of Dhanalakshmi Srinivasan Medical College, Perambalur.

RESEARCH as a MAIN GUIDE for POSTGRADUATE THESIS/ DISSERTATION:

  1. A Community Based Study on Health Problems & Activities of Daily Living among Geriatric population in rural area of Perambalur district, Tamilnadu

  2. The Effect of School based health education regarding menstrual hygiene-an intervention study among adolescent girls of perambalur district

  3. Occupational Profile and Morbidity pattern among Farmers of Perambalur Taluk: A Cross Sectional Study

  4. Utilization Pattern of Maternal & Child Health Services in Urban Field practice area of Dhanalakshmi Srinivasan Medical College, Perambalur

  5. Pattern and Prevalence of Stress and Effectiveness of relaxation training on Stress among School Teachers of Perambalur Taluk, Tamilnadu

  6. A Cross sectional study on the morbidity pattern among the Government school students in Government Hostels of Perambalur district.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

My favourite hobby is to post educational content in youtube. I am very passionate about teaching in social media platforms and I actively involve myself in posting educational videos for the betterment of the field of public health and community medicine students. Here with I am giving below the youtube link for my channels. I post videos both in English & My mother tongue Tamil.

Projects:

  1. ICMR STS selected project (year 2019) - A cross sectional study on factors affecting risk taking and impulsive behavior among college students of Perambalur, Tamilnadu, India. Student name: Gnanagurubaran

  2. ICMR STS selected project (year 2012) - A cross sectional study on the profile of road traffic accidents in Trichy city. Student name: M.Vimal

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