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    Dr Girish KJ
    Designation of person: 
    Professor, Depatment of Kayachikitsa, SDM College of Ayurveda, BM Road, Thanniruhalla, Hassan-573201, Karnataka
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    Dr Girish KJ was born in Koppa, Chikmagalore district, Karnataka in 1975. He has completed primary and secondary education at Koppa town and did graduation from University of Mysore, Mysore in 1998 and postgraduation and doctorate from prestigious Gujarat Ayurveda University, Jamnagar in 2002 and 2007 respectively in Kayachikitsa specialty. He is pupil of Dr Madhaw Singh Baghel, Professor and Former Director of Institute for Postgraduate Teaching and Research in Ayurveda, Gujarat Ayurveda University, Jamnagar during doctoral studies.

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    He is an expert in information technology and he actively encourages colleagues and students to adopt innovative teaching methods and aids. He has prepared digital database of postgraduate theses of all specialties from Institute for Post Graduate Teaching and Research in Ayurveda, Gujarat Ayurveda University, Jamnagar, Gujarat which has seen 6 editions. The latest 6th edition is addition to current stock of knowledge with facility to search 730 full theses from year 2001-2014. He is key in managing many journals such as Journal of Ayurveda and Holistic Medicine, Jnanasrotas as technical support as well as peer reviewer in several prestigious journals. He has published several original research papers in national journals.

    He is serving as Professor in Department of Kayachikitsa since March, 2012 at Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College of Ayurveda & Hospital, Hassan, Karnataka (www.sdmcahhassan.org) He is playing important role in encouraging and propagating research among faculty members and scholars as he is serving as research co-ordinator and was Member Secretary, Institutional Ethics Committee. He has been invited as resource person in several workshops on research methodology. Besides teaching undergraduate students, he has guided handful of postgraduate and doctoral theses. He has been awarded with Best Teacher for year-2011 at SDM College of Ayurveda & Hospital, Hassan, Karnataka. He has specialized in Vajikarana Tantra i.e. management of male infertility and male sexual problems. He is known for his friendly and approachable nature with colleagues and students.

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