B Suresh Shetty
Dr. B. Suresh Kumar Shetty is a Professor in the Department of Forensic Medicine at 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 2005. He is presently appointed as the Honorary State Medico-Legal Consultant for three districts [Dakshina Kannada, Udupi and Coorg], Government of Karnataka. He has received his certificate in 'Analytical Toxicology & Forensic DNA Typing” awarded by the Department of Analytical Toxicology, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Cochin in November 2006, as well as his PG certificate in Torture Medicine [IMA AKN Sinha Institute, Patna] in 2011. He completed his MBA [Hospital Administration] from Sikkim Manipal University in 2016. He completed his FAIMER fellowship from MAHE, Manipal in 2018. He has co-authored chapters in 3 books and peer-reviewed papers for 15 reputed national and international journals, contributed articles in local and national newspapers, guided postgraduates in Forensic Medicine and undergraduates in ICMR student projects. He has published more than 80 papers, all 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 in the capacity of Organizing Secretary from 2009-2019. He hosted the IAFM National conference in 2013. He was the Organizing Secretary of the 1st Indo-French Forensic International Congress in 2018 and also successfully conducted the 2nd Indo-French Congress in Lyon France as Co-Organizing Secretary in 2019. He has successfully completed international collaborations with Mekelle University and Lyon University, France. He is the advisor for the Centre of Forensic Odontology and Head of the Students wing of Bio-Ethics, KMC, Mangalore. He has attended scientific sessions in India as well as abroad like Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, Thailand, United States of America, Hong Kong, Australia, China, Russia, and France. He is the author of 'Atlas Book on Forensic Pathology” published by Jayeepe Publisher. Forensic Analysis – Death to Justice by IntechOpen publisher, as well as chapters in books from Nova publisher and IntechOpen publisher. He was nominated by the International Bibliographical Centre, Cambridge, England, Selection Committee and earned a position of TOP 100 Health Professionals in 2009, who have made a significant contribution in their field to engender influence on a local, national and international issue and Individual Member of Sydney Forensic Medicine & Science Network, Australia and Asia Pacific Association of Medical Toxicology. He is an active member and Chairman of a registered Non-Governmental Organization 'BELAKU” with a desire and wish to spread light among the youths to change society in the right direction.