Director, Curriculum Development | Nitte


Justice K S Hegde

Harsha Halahalli oversees curriculum development and quality assurance at NITTE (Deemed to be University).

He received his M.B.B.S degree from Karnatak Medical College, Hubli and post-graduate degree M.D degree in Physiology from Jawaharlal Institute of Post-graduate Medical Education & Research, Pondicherry. He subsequently perused MPhil and PhD studies in Neurophysiology at the National Institute of Mental Health & Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore. He joined KS Hegde Medical Academy in 2004 as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physiology and is currently a Professor. As an educator, he is interested in the use of technology in medical education.

His research interests are in cognitive neuroscience and neurobiology of psychiatric disorders. His published work, with a Cumulative Impact Factor of 34.3, is related to neuroimaging and electrophysiological correlates of Schizophrenia and neurobiology of high-altitude induced cognitive deficits.