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Interdisciplinary workshop-2018 Concludes on a Grand Note

The 2nd three day Interdisciplinary basic workshop on “Research Methodology for Biomedical Research” conducted by Dept. of Public Health Dentistry- KMCT Dental College and Dept. of Community Medicine – KMCT Medical College jointly at KMCT Medical College Lecture Hall came to a close on 6th September.

The workshop aimed at building capacity among researchers regarding the scientific ways of formulating research questions, adopting proper study designs, sampling tools, learning about data management in broader perspective along with rules and regulations of protocol submission to KUHS.

Dr Lathi Nair [Principal- KMCT Medical College] inaugurated the programme. Dr Annie John [HoD, Dept. of Community Medicine- KMCT Medical College] presided over the function. Earlier Dr. Dhanya Muralidharan [HoD- Public Health Dentistry] welcomed the gathering.

The post graduate students from KMCT Dental College and KMCT Medical College participated in the workshop. There were scientific sessions on all days. The sessions on different topics were handled by faculty of KMCT Medical and Dental Colleges and experts from outside.

Dr Dhanya Muralidharan [ HoD – Public Health Dentistry ] took a session on the topic” Study Design : Cohort study and case control study”. Dr Bindhu Mohandas spoke on the topics “Introduction to Medical Research”, “Literature research“, In Class Assignment: Literature search and designs”, and Diagnostic Test Evaluation”.

Speeches on the topics “Concept of sampling and sample size”, and Study Design: Cohort study and case control study” was delivered by Dr Arun Paul. A talk on “Study Design: Descriptive Designs” was delivered by Dr Ali Zameel [Asst. Professor, Dept. of Community Medicine- KMCT Medical College].

Dr. Anirudh Mutalik [Asst. professor- KMCT Medical College], spoke on the topics “What is research question and its objectives?, “, “Descriptive statistics “, Concept of confidence interval”, “Testing of Hypothesis”, and Questionnaire preparation”.

A session on the topic “RCT” was taken by Dr Rupesh Raman. Dr Ubaid [Asst Professor- KMCT Medical College] delivered speeches on the topics” Introduction to SPSS”, “Computer Exercise on descriptive statistics”, and “Softwares in Research”.Dr Anish TS took classes on “Statistical tests and effect measures” and “Regression analysis.   “

The knowledgeable workshop was concluded with the valedictory function. Dr Hassan Koya [Asso. Professor – KMCT Medical College] distributed the certificates to delegates