Mangaluru: Dr Arunachalam Kumar, Professor of Anatomy, has taken over as the Dean and Principal of the Kanachur Institute of Medical Sciences, Deralakatte. Dr Kumar was earlier the Dean of K S Hegde Medical Academy and also Director (R & D) of Nitte University. With 36 years of teaching and research experience behind him, Prof. Kumar is also the author of over 150 published research papers and 14 books.
The Kanachur Institute of Medical Sciences is awaiting assessment and approval from the MCI for admission of 150 students into its portals this academic year. The institute has a full-fledged multi specialty hospital of eleven floors already operational at its campus.