Dr. Pavanchand Shetty H is an Associate Professor in the Department of Forensic Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, MAHE, Manipal. He received his Master’s Degree at KMC, Manipal and joined as faculty at KMC, Mangalore where he has been teaching since 2011. He is presently appointed as Honorary District Medico-Legal consultant for Dakshina Kannada, Government of Karnataka. He has co-authored a chapter in a book titled NACPFMT Practical Medico Legal Manual. He has guided postgraduates in Forensic Medicine and undergraduates in research projects. He has published more than 25 papers, as well as national and international research papers in scientific journals. He has organized a number of continued medical education (CME) programs, police training programs, seminars and conferences as a part of an organizing team. He was part of the organizing team of the 1st Indo-French Forensic International Congress in 2018 and also successfully conducted the 2nd Indo-French congress in Lyon France as part of organizing team in 2019. He is part of the training members of the Centre of Forensic Odontology. He has attended scientific sessions in India as well as abroad.