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Dr.Kishor Kumar B.

Dr.Kishor Kumar B. Additional Professor & HOD

M.B.B.S., M.D.

Degree Institute Specilisation Year of Passing
VIMS, Bellary
March 1998
Govt. Medical College, Calicut
Forensic Medicine
November 2005
Designation Institution / Organisation Tenure
Govt. Medical College, Calicut
01.12.2002 - 30.11.2005
Assistant Professor
Yenepoya Medical College, Mangalore
07.02.2006 - 10.05.2012
Associate Professor
Yenepoya Medical College, Mangalore
11.05.2012 - 30.05.2020
Assoc. Professor & Incharge HOD
Yenepoya Medical College, Mangalore
01.06.2020 - 30.06.2020
Additional Professor & HOD
Yenepoya Medical College, Mangalore
01.07.2020 - Till date
Area of interestForensic Medicine, Crime Scene Investigation, Lecturing to medical students, Attending Court procedings, Autopsy, Helping the police officer dealing with dead bodies, speaking with relatieves of the deceased after the post mortem examination
Area of expertiseForensic Medicine & Toxicology
Area of researchMedico Legal Cases, Research in medical education, Research in legal obligations of medical practitioner, Research on community forensic
  • Resource person/ ‘Member of Jury’ for COMPOS MENTIS 2009, a South Zonal Forensic Quiz competition, at Kasturba Medical College, Manipal on 2009 and 2010.
  • Mechanical injuries and Regional Injuries- Guest Lecture delivered in the Re-Orientation Training Program (R.O.T.P) by AYUSH, Ministry of Health & family welfare, Govt of India in  Father Muller Homopathic Medical College & Hospital Deralakatte Mangalore -2009
  • Felicitated by  Manipal University
  • As a witness attended the court duty of the Judicial Magistrate First Class’s Kozhikode Court -2011.
  • Pattern of Injuries in Different Types of Railway Fatalities has been approved by the Editorial Board of the Journal of Indian Academy of Forensic Medicine (JIAFM)-2015.
  • Trained “Training of Trainers”.  Jointly organized with St. Johns Medical College, Bangalore Workshop on 2011.
  • Resource person -“Medical Certification of Cause of Death” in EWITAS continuing Medico Legal Education workshop on “Clinical Forensic Medicine” Thrissur - 2010.
  • As a panelist in the panel discussion in EWITAS continuing Medico Legal Education programme on “Hurt, Homicide , Sexual Assault” conducted by the Dept of Forensic Medicine, Medical College, Thrissur in 2010.
  • As a examiner to conduct Forensic Medicine practicals at kannur Medical College  - 2010
  • As a external examiner attended practical examination Govt. Medical College Kozhikode-2012
  • As a external examiner attended Practical examination and Viva Voce for MBBS Phase II students at Vydehi Institute of Medical Science and Research, Centre, White field Bangalore. -2013,
  • As a external examiner for M.Sc PG Practical examination in criminology at School of Social work, Roshni Nilaya Mangalore - 2013
  • As an external examiner conduct MBBS Phase-II, Practical and Viva- Voce University Examination at K.S. Hegde Medical Academy for Nitte University, Mangalore - 2014.
  • External examiner for Practical examination in Forensic Medicine, at Father Muller Medical College from - 2014.
  • As an external examiner, attended KUHS supplementary 2 nd MBBS Practical Examinations at  Academy of Medical Science, 26 th and 27th Taliparamba 2015
  • Court on April 2016.
  • As a examiner, MBBS Examination Phase II Practical/ Viva voce on 2016 at K.S. Hegde Medical Academy for Nitte University, Mangalore
  • As a examinaer in Rajiv Gandhi University Examination from 18 th July to 21 st July 2016 at Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre,  Bangalore
  • Examiner for the MD/MS examination in Forensic Medicine practical’s conducted by the Nitte University, K.S. Hegde Medical Academy, Derlakatte, Mangalore -2017
  • Court duty as witness to the Judicial First Class Magistrate; Sessions Judge, Kasargod on 18 th August 2017.

(SC No: 507/15).

  • Court duty as witness to the Judicial First Class Magistrate; Sessions Judge, Kasargod on 10 th January 2017.


Analysis of lead and arsenic in cosmetics and assessment of students awareness about cosmetic toxicity
June 06, 2017
Badiadka KK, Pramod KL, Adake P 3rd Author

 Heavy metals  are one of the  major contaminant in our eco system. Apart from this a number  of cosmetics products also  contain the same .  chronic use of this kind of  cosmetic  products will  leads heavy metal toxicity


Wasp Sting Envenomation-A case Report. Forensic Res Criminol
Badiadka KK, Amir S, Pramod KL. 1st Author

This case  report is of a 67 year old women bitten  by a swarm of wasps leading to her  death due to envenomation and related complications. Publication 2017.


Medicolegal Case-A study in a Rural Health Hospital
Badiadka KK, Pramod KL, Shenoy V. 1st Author

Medicolegal  case  concentrates on description of history injuries in the case record, police  intimation  and wound certificate. Publication year December 2017.


Estimation of stature from middle finger length among college students in Mangalore
Khan F, Vaswani VR, Pramod KL, Badiadka KK 4th Author

The present study was conducted in Mangalore University to know the relationship of stature with middle finger length among 150 students, including 75 male and 75 female belonging used to calculate the stature and it was found that middle finger length and the height of the individual have a very good correlation with a coefficient of 0.658 and p value of <0.001 which is highly significant. Publication year April 2016.


Varying Pattern of Injuries in Different Types of Railway Fatalities.
Badiadka KK, D’Souza DH Vasu S. 1st Author

A study on 78 railway fatalities in Kerala showed that 65% of the dead bodies were found dismembered. Patterns of injuries in different types of railway fatalities were observed. The pattern of injuries seen in deaths due to suicide in upright positions matched with the deaths due to accidental train-person collision. Decapitation, without injuries to the trunk and lower limbs, was found commonly in those cases in which the suicide was accomplished by lying on the railway track. Decapitation was rare in other types of deaths. Publication year December 2016.


An accidental death due to electric grinder: dupatta as a strangulation hazard.
D’Souza D, Vaswani V, Badiadka K, Shenoy,V, Babu B. 3rd Author

Accidents could occur at home in any group. Accidental ligature strangulation in adults could  be prevented. We are reporting a case of a  women died in her kitchen due to accidental  strangulation by her dupatta while working with the electric grinder. This case highlights the need to educate the people about the safety and potential hazards of these machines. Publication year 2013.


Identification of Four Differently Injured Victims of the Mangalore Air Crash Disaster
D’Souza D, Vaswani V, Badiadka K. 3rd Author

 This paper highlights the experience and methods used to describe various types of injuries associated with a plane crash and the methods and techniques used to successfully identify the four victims of the crash. Implications for forensic nurses are discussed. Publication year 2013.


“Qualitative analysis of lead and arsenic in cosmetics and assessment of students awareness about cosmetic toxicity”
Dr. Rahna Saidalavi

The study is designed to look for the students awareness about harmful effect of cosmetics and qualitative analysis of heavy metals from different types of cosmetics used on regular basis by students. Project duration 2016.