Rachana Prabhu

Title: Oral cancer Awareness and Screening at work place in different occupational groups of Mangalore taluk of south India – A cross sectional study


Dr. Rachana Prabhu BDS, MDS is currently working as a Reader in the Department of Oral Medicine & Radiology, Yenepoya (deemed to be) University, Mangaluru, Karnataka, India. She has been a teacher for undergraduates and postgraduates for more than twelve years. She has presented several research papers at National & International level. She has been awarded for her best scientific research papers nationally as well as internationally. Recently she was honored with the ‘Best Teacher’ award in the year 2018 at Yenepoya (deemed to be) University. She has authored a text book in Forensic Odontology and contributed in chapters in various text books. She has more than hundred publications in various national and international Indexed journals to her credit. She has conducted workshops in Forensic Odontology at National & International level. She has been a Resource Person at various forums and has delivered a talk on cancer awareness. She is actively involved in community services related to oral cancer screening. She is currently working on a research project on “creating awareness about cancer among the school children” in South India.

Research Interest

Oral Cancer, Forensic Odontology

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