Graduation Day - 2018 at Coorg Institute of Dental Sciences, Virajpet was held on 3rd October 2018. 46 graduate degrees (BDS) and 35 postgraduate degrees (MDS) were awarded.
Dr. Sunil Muddaiah, Dean, Coorg Institute of Dental Sciences, in his address mentioned that the college has postgraduate 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’s signed between their Dental School’s and the Coorg Institute of Dental Sciences.
Prof. Peter Borbely, Chair, Professor of Orthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Debrecen, Hungary was the Chief Guest. He appreciated the strides made by the Coorg Institute of Dental Sciences in the field of Dentistry. He is a fitness enthusiast with a passion for cycling. He had cycled the Coorg country side and has appreciated its calm and serene environment. He also inaugurated International Centre for Clinical Excellence (ICE).
Air Commodore Balakrishnan Jayan, Commandant Air Force Institute of Dental Sciences Command Hospital Bangalore and Dr. Anmol Kalha were the other guests to grace upon the occasion.
Prof. Dr. Sunil Muddaiah announced the Gold Medal winners. The “Postgraduate Gold Medal for Academics” was won by Dr. Kongkona Bharadwaj and the Medal was presented by Prof. Peter Borbely. The “Kanjithanda M Kushalappa Graduate Gold Medal for Academic Excellence” was won by Dr. Nowshiya M Z the Medal was presented by Mr. K K Aiyappa. “K Ponnamma Kushalappa Graduate Gold Medal for Overall Excellence” was won by Dr. Swetha M C and Medal was presented by Mr. K K Aiyappa.
Dr.Anmol Kalha was felicitated by the Principal Dr. K C Ponnappa. New edition of the Journal of Multidisciplinary Dental Research was also released during the graduation day function.
The program was followed by an extravagant cultural program by the students of the Coorg Institute of Dental Sciences.