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Prof. B Sivapathasundharam MDS.


MEENAKSHI ACADEMY OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND RESEARCH


No 12 Vembuliamman Koil Street,


West K K nagar.


Chennai 6000 078


Tamilnadu

Norway

Prof. B Sivapathasundharam, graduated from Madras Dental College in 1986 and completed his post-graduation in the speciality of Oral pathology, from the same college, in 1989. He started his teaching career in the year 1989.

He joined Meenakshi Ammal Dental College in 1992, and has been heading the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology from its inception. He is also the Chairman of Governing Council at Meenakshi Ammal Dental College and Hospital. He was the first Registrar of Academics, Meenakshi Academy of Higher Education and Research (2005-08). He served as Principal of Meenakshi Ammal Dental College and Hospital from 2013 to 2015.

His teaching and research experience span around 31 years. His field of interest is odontogenic tumours. He has been the Editor in Chief of Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology (2004-08), the official publication of the Indian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathologists. He was also the editor in Chief of Indian Journal of Dental Research (2003-13), the official publication of Indian Society for Dental Research. He is serving as editor for Journal of Forensic Dental Sciences, an official publication of Indian Association of Forensic Odontology from the year 2007, and Journal of Education and Ethics in Dentistry from the year 2010. He was the founder editor for Voice of Meenakshi, the official newsletter of Meenakshi Academy of Higher Education and research, started in the year 2005.

He is the proud recipient of the following awards and Honours
  • Fellowship from Indian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial pathologists.
  • Fellowship from Indian Society for Dental Research.
  • Fellowship from Indian Association of Forensic odontology.
  • ISDR Founder President Award
  • Best Researcher award, MAHER

He has delivered more than 30 invited lectures across our country. He has published 155 scientific articles in reputed national and International journals. He is the Editor for Shafers Textbook of Oral Pathology, a book considered as the Bible in the field of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, for five consecutive editions, published by RELX Elsevier India P. Ltd. He has also edited Manual of Salivary gland diseases and Textbook of Oral Histology and Embryology, Published by Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers, India.

He is also interested in creative arts. He has published about 30 short stories in Tamil magazines and directed many short films, which were telecast in reputed TV channels. Two of his short films won best short film awards.