Karavadi Vidusha

Assistant Professor
Community Medicine
Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences
Journal Associated: Archives of Community Medicine and Public Health Biography:

Dr.Vidusha obtained her MBBS degree and MD  in community Medicine from Rajiv Gandhi university of Health Sciences and secured university rank in her post graduation
•    Presently working as Assistant Professor in Rajarajeswari Medical College and Hospital Since 2016
•    She is a Certified PUBLONS academy peer reviewer
•    Assistant Editor for Public Health Review: International Journal of Public health Research
•    Member of Reviewer Board  of International journal of family and community Medicine,Advances in Science,Technology and Engineering Systems Journal,Modern Health Sciences,,World journal of public health,Electronic Journal of Social& Strategic Studies,Indian Journal of Forensic And Community Medicine.
•    She has been constantly upgrading her skills by taking part in various issue based training and capacity building programmes related to health, nutrition care and management.She is a faculty member for regular as well as training programmes being organized regularly in the Institute and the field practice area. She is involved in supervision and  management of various outreach and IEC activities in the community. She mentors students  in proposal writing, design of study, training, execution of survey and report writing.

Research Interest:
Public Health, Epidemiology, Mental Health, Geriatric Medicine,   Communicable Diseases, Non Communicable diseases, Health Education

List of Publications:
1.    Vidusha K, Shashikala M. Awareness of eye donation among medical students of tertiary care hospital, Bangalore. AsiaPac. J. Health Sci., 2015; 2(2): 94-98. DOI: 10.21276/apjhs.2015.2.2.15
2.    Vidusha KSS, Menzil M. Knowledge of hand hygiene among healthcare providers in a tertiary care hospital, Bengaluru. Int J Community Med Public Health 2018;5:4433-6. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2394-6040.ijcmph20183989
3.    Vidusha KSS, Damayanthi MN. Prevalence of refractive errors among school children in the rural field practice area of a tertiary care hospital, Bengaluru. Int J Community Med Public Health 2018;5:1471-6. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2394-6040.ijcmph20181219
4.    Usha S, Karavadi VS, Damayanthi M N. Factors Associated with Refractive Errors among Schoolchildren in Rural Field Practice Area of a Tertiary Care Hospital, Bangalore. Natl J Community Med 2018;9(11):824-829
5.    Srividya V., Vidusha K., Shyam A.C. Study of cross-referrals between integrated counselling & testing centre and RNTCP-Designated Microscopy Centre at a tertiary care hospital in Bengaluru, Karnataka. Public health Rev: Int J Public health Res 2019;6(1):9-16 doi:10.17511/ijphr. 2019.i1.02.
6.    Vidusha K, Nair NS, Manjunatha S.Health problems prevailing among the female workers in a garment factory, Bengaluru. International Journal of Advanced Community Medicine 2019; 2(1): 37-40. DOI: https://doi.org/10.33545/comed.2019.v2.i1a.08
7.    Karavadi V, Raghuram V. Risk status of falls: A study among the elderly residing in selected old-age homes, Bengaluru. Int J Med Sci Public Health 2020;9. DOI: 10.5455/ijmsph.2020.1028619102019
8.    S Nair NS, Vidusha KSS. Prevalence and Patterns of Self Medication among Adults of Randomly Selected Villages in Rural Bangalore – A Cross Sectional Study. Natl J Community Med 2020;11(1):13-18
9.    Vidusha K, Rakshan Z. Screening For Risk of Eating Disorders: A Study among Students from Selected Colleges In Benguluru. Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development. 2020;11(7):964-969.