The Department of Public Health Dentistry, Coorg Institute of Dental Science, Virajpet hosted the 10th National IAPHD Post Graduate Convention on 9th - 10th July 2016 at Madikeri. The dignitaries present were: Padmashri Dr. R.K Bali, President Emeritus IAPHD, Ex-President of DCI; Dr. SS Hiremath, President of IAPHD; Dr. Sabyasachi Saha, Honorable Secretary of IAPHD and Secretary of DCI; Dr. Vamshi Reddy and Dr. Pushpanjali, Vice Presidents of IAPHD.
A total of 325 delegates participated in this convention. The national speakers of repute at the convention were: Mrs. S Devika (MSc and PhD Biostatistics, Biostatistician at CMC Vellore); Mr. Saravana Kumar V (PhD in Biostatistics, Biostatistician at PATH CRCC Advanced Clinical Data Management Center); Dr. Munir Ahmed R (Chief Faculty, Short Course in Educational Methodology, RGUHS); Dr. B Unnikrishnan (M.D, Associate Dean and Professor, KMC, Mangalore)
There were mind provoking competitions at the convention, which included:
There were 36 participants for Pedagogy Competition which took place on 9th July 2016. For the poster competition, there were 83 Theme Based, 34 Review and 48 Original Research Posters. There were 11 participants at the Debate Competition “Method of choice for India - Systemic vs Topical Fluorides”. There were 17 entries for Oral Health Awareness Documentary / Short Film competition.
- Pedagogy Competition
Review, Original Research, Theme based Poster competition
Oral Health Awareness Documentary and Short Film competition.
The Department of Public Health Dentistry, Coorg Institute of Dental Sciences, Virajpet hosted a Continuing Dental Education on Sample Size Estimation on 8th July 2016. A total of 110 delegates attended the Continuing Dental Education at The Coorg Institute of Dental Sciences. The national speakers of repute included: Mrs. S Devika (MSc and PhD Biostatistics, Biostatistician at CMC Vellore); Mr. Saravana Kumar V (PhD in Biostatistics, Biostatistician at PATH CRCC Advanced Clinical Data Management Center).
Emphasis was made on Hypothesis testing, Estimation of sample size and formulas to calculate the same based on the different kinds of studies.
Clinical scenarios to simplify your restorative procedures – A Demonstration.