Mallanagouda Shivanagouda Biradar
M.S. Biradar (b.1955) is the Vice Chancellor and Professor of Medicine of BLDE University, Vijayapura, Karnataka. He did his MD and received a Gold Medal in General Medicine. Following this, he entirely devoted himself to medical teaching, research and administration. Prof.Biradar’s greatest contribution in the field of medicine is bringing a dynamic purposeful, meaningful and object-oriented medical sciences program including physiological sciences, all of which reshaped the undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral medical curriculum under the University. His expertise in the area of medicine redefines the teaching and research in medicine as equality and diversity, work-based learning (mainly from bench to bedside), high impact basic science research and its application into clinical medicine. He has also immensely contributed in the area of medical research ethics and practices through his numerous publications including books and book chapters. For his immense contribution in the field of Medical administration, The Physiological Society of India awarded him ‘Prof.K.Raghottam Rao Oration 2016”. Professor Biradar is currently a Visiting Professor at Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, USA.