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Dr B Sivapathasundharam

Professor and Principal


Oral Pathology

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BDS (Madras University 1986)
MDS (Oral Pathology- Madras University 1989).
29 years as Professor and Head of the Oral pathology Department in Meenakshi Ammal Dental College, Chennai.
2 years and 4 months as Registrar (Academic), Meenakshi Academy of Higher Education and research (MAHER – Deemed to be University).
2 years and one month as Principal, Meenakshi Ammal Dental College
One year as Pro Vice Chancellor, MAHER.
IQAC coordinator – 2 years, MAHER
Presently working as Principal, Priyadarshini Dental College and Hospital, Thiruvallur
: Published 167 scientific articles
: Edited 3 textbooks including Shafers Textbook of Oral pathology
: Former editor Indian Journal of Dental research, Journal oral and Maxillofacial Pathology,
Journal of Education and Ethics in Dentistry
Presently editor in chief for Journal of Forensic Dental Sciences
IPR : One Copyright, three patents published and two more applied
In general Dental Practice for 35 years.
 Guided more than 80 Oral pathology Post graduate students and UG students.
 Guided more than 20 Research projects.
 Guided more than 20 Interdisciplinary Research projects.
 Co investigator for an ICMR Project titled, “A Model Program (MOCE: Model for Oral Cancer Eradication) for Prevention, Screening and Treatment of Oral Pre Cancer and Cancer among Narikurava Tribal Population” – Submission ID 2019-3629.

 ISDR Founder President Award, 2006.
 Fellowship, Indian Society for Dental Research, 2007.
 Fellowship, Indian Association of Forensic Odontology, 2008.
 Senior Research Fellowship, ISDR, 2009.
 Fellowship, Indian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, 2010.
 Best Researcher award, MAHER, 2013.
 One among the top 15 authors in terms of Productivity and quality in scientific articles from India during the year 1999-2008 (Kaur, H, Gupta B.M, Mapping of dental science research in India: a scientometric analysis of India’s research output, 1999–2008. Scientometrics 85, 361–376, year 2010. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11192-010-0213-9)

Delivered more than 30 lectures including guest lectures, keynote addresses, and endowment lectures in many National forums.
Created more than 100 teaching video clips in faculty of Dentistry, Medicine and Allied health sciences as part of e-content creation.
Started a Youtube-live channel called Arivom – Velvom (know and conquer) on behalf of the Meenakshi Academy of Higher Education and Research.
Played a key role in content creation and building of (www.maher.ac.in)
Directed 8 short films broadcasted in popular TV Channels and out of which two won awards.
Written about 40 short stories in vernacular Tamil magazines.

Vidwan ID : 153177
ORCID ID : 0000-0001-8401-4175
SCOPUS ID : www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=1863534490
Web of Science ID : L-8225-2015
Google Scholar ID : D50MJUAAAAJ


Dr. Rajkumar, Actor, director and Alumni of our college from the batch of “TROYZIANTZ” was the guest of honour for the inauguration of Priyadarshini Dental College theatre club. Joint Secretary of PDCAA Dr. G. Vijayalakshmi introduced the chief guest Dr. Rajkumar. Interns and Final year students from PDCH performed the Mime on Drug awareness. Dr. B. Sivapathasundharam, principal, PDCH presented momento to Dr. Rajkumar as a token of appreciation. Vote of thanks was given by Dr. N. Lingesh Kumar, Gen. Secretary of PDCAA