Awards and Recognition

The following staff members of our college have received the Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University Research grant for the year 2016-17 of Rs 75,000 each.

Dr.Uma Revathy Gopalakrishnan, Reader, Dept of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, for her proposal “Cone beam computed tomography evaluation of alveolar bone and dental changes after two types of corticotomy - A randomized control trial with split mouth design”

Dr.J Muruganandhan, Reader, Dept of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology for his proposal “ Evaluation of pulp capping using four different pulp capping agents – a split mouth technique randomized controlled trial.”

Dr.Rama Gopalan, MD (Pathology), Prof and Head, Dept of Pathology, is an academician with over 36 years of experience with numerous national and international publications, and is a PhD guide.

She participated in the XXXI International Congress of International Academy of Pathology and 28th Congress of European society of Pathology held on 25th – 29th September 2016 in Cologne, Germany; and presented a poster titled “Extracellular matrix in human placenta”

Dr.Lodd Mahendra, M.D.S, M.Orth, RCS (Edinburgh), Orthodontist Principal, Sri Venkateswara Dental College and Hospital Professor and Head, Department of Orthodontics and Dent facial Orthopedics
  • He has completed his M.S, in orthodontics from Edinburgh University.

  • He is a Diplomat of Indian Board of Orthodontics.

  • He had served in many prestigious posts like Chairman- Indian Board of Orthodontics, Editor-Journal of Indian Orthodontic Society.

  • He was invited to conduct a 2 Day Workshop in on Functional Jaw Orthopedics organized by the Guru Nanak Institute of Dental Sciences and Research, Kolkata, on 28 - 29 Jan 2016.

  • He delivered guest lecture on PEA prescriptions – Merits and Demerits at the 1st Rapid Review Program in Orthodontics-ROAR 2016,
    on 29 - 30 Jan 2016 held at Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai.

Dr.V.Rangarajan, M.D.S Vice Principal, Sri Venkateswara Dental College and Hospital Professor and Head , Department of Prosthodontics and Crown and Bridge
  • He is the present secretary cum treasurer for Indian Prosthodontic Society
  • He ia also a Member of Board of studies-Rajiv Gandhi University of Health and sciences, Editorial Board – JIPS and IJDR.
  • He has held numerous posts in the past as Past President – IDA Madras Branch.
  • He is also a Diplomate of Oral Implantology and has authored "Textbook of Prosthodontics"

Dr M. R. Srinivasan M.D.S, Professor and Head, Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics
  • He had won Fellowship award from Indian Society for Dental Research.
  • He has served as Secretary General of Indian Society of Dental Research
  • He has served as the Executive committee member, Vice president and President of Indian Association of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics. He is a Member of the editorial board of Journal of Conservative dentistry and Journal of Indian Dental Association.
  • He is currently the president elect of CEAT and the executive Committee member of Indian Dental Association.
  • He is a recognized PhD guide in the Dr MGR University. He has Authored a chapter on resorption in the Book "FACE – 1" by Dr Lakshmi Narayanan. He has also authored a chapter in the book "Face-2"
  • He was an invited speaker on the topic “Considerations in Esthetic Restorations” at the MDC Alumini Meet held at TN Govt Dental College, on 06 Dec 2015.

Dr.Sabitha Sudarsan M.D.S, Professor and Head, Department of Periodontics
  • She has co-authored a book "Evidence based Periodontology".

Dr. Nalin Kumar M.D.S, Professor and Head , Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
  • Dr.Nalin Kumar M.D.S, was awarded the "Best Teacher Award" from Tamilnadu Dr.MGR Medical University.

Dr. U. Arunmozhi M.D.S, Professor, Department of Periodontics
  • He is serving as a Executive Committee Member of IDA – Madras branch

Dr. Farzan M.D.S, Reader, Department of Paedodontics and Preventive Dentistry
  • He has Co-authored a chapter fluoride in pedodontics in book on pediatric dentistry – Principle and practice
    by Dr. M. S. Muthu

Dr. Yuvaraj M.D.S, Professor, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Dr. Yuvaraj contributed a chapter titled Surgical Orthodontics in text book of orthodontics by Prof. Gowri Shankar, published by Paras Medical Publishers, Hyderabad 2010.

Dr. G. Uma Revathi, Reader, Department of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics
  • She has contributed a chapter in Textbook of Orthodontics authored by Sridhar Premkumar published by Elsevier publications in the year 2015.

  • Dr Poorni was sponsored by the WHO to attend and Present a poster at the World Conference on Tobacco and oral health held at Abu Dhabi from 16 - 22 Mar 2015. She presented a poster on “Impact of curriculum change on knowledge, attitude and practice of tobacco use among dental students in Chennai, India”

  • Dr Poorni attended the “46th Union World Conference on Lung Health” in Cape Town, South Africa from 02 - 06 Dec 2015. She presented a paper on “Preference over buying cigarettes in packs or in loose – a cross sectional study among male smokers in Chennai city”.

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