Graduation Day-2015 at Coorg Institute of Dental Sciences was held on 10th September 2015. 47 graduate degrees (BDS) and 38 post-graduate degrees (MDS) were awarded.
Dr. Sunil Muddaiah, Dean, Coorg Institute of Dental Sciences, in his address mentioned that the college has post-graduate training programmes in all specialities of dentistry and that this premier dental institute has produced fine dentists, clinicians and academicians, who have spread all over the world. He also said that a host of foreign research scholars will be visiting the Institution from Europe, North America and South East Asia this year as a part of the MOU signed between their Dental School and the Coorg Institute of Dental Sciences.
Prof. Passiri Nisalak, Dean, Faculty of Dentistry, Mahidol University, Thailand, Chief Guestof the function, appreciated the strides made by The Coorg Institute of Dental Sciences in the field of Dentistry. He also spoke about the importance of every Dental school to be associated with other schools around the world that would help in the exchange of progressive philosophies in the field of dental education.
Prof. Phira Sithiamnuai, Deputy Dean for Collaboration and Networking, faculty of Dentistry, Mahidol University, Thailand and Prof. Aruni Tilakaratne, Faculty of Dental Sciences, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka were the guests of Honor at this function. They mentioned that they were overwhelmed with the excellent work being rendered by the Coorg Institute of Dental Sciences in the field of dental education.
Prof. Passiri Nisalak presented the “Postgraduate Gold Medal for Academics” to Dr. Shruthi Mohan. Prof. Phira Sithiamnuai presented the “Kanjithanda M Kushalappa Graduate Gold Medal for Academic Excellence” to Dr. Disha Domodaran. Prof. Aruni Tilakaratne presented the “K.Ponamma Kushalappa Graduate Gold Medal for Overall Excellence” to Dr. Anushree A and Dr. Khalida Harris.
The program was followed by an extravagant cultural program by the students of the Coorg Institute of Dental Sciences.