Takkellapadu, Guntur
863 -2292149
Takkellapadu, Guntur
+863 -2292149

Dr. Srinivas Pachava, M.D.S
PROFESSOR AND HEAD,

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH DENTISTRY

Email : [email protected]

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS:

PGDCJ&FS (Post Graduate Diploma in Criminal Justice and Forensic Science) :

University of Hyderabad, Central University,
Jan, 2016.

MDS (Community Dentistry / Public Health Dentistry):

Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Karnataka,
December, 1997.

MBA (Hospital Administration):

Acharya Nagarjuna University, Andhra Pradesh,
June, 2012.

BDS:

Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Karnataka,
December, 1992.

Professional Appointments and Achievements:

  1.   Appointed as member of board of studies for Pg, Dr. NTR UHS
  2.   Contributor for Text book titled “Essentials of Public Health Dentistry”
  3.   Was Co- opt member for Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry

PUBLICATIONS:

  1. Yaddanapalli SC, Shaik PS, Pachava S, Ravoori S, Potluri RS. Discernment in practicing nonpharmacological modes of intervention in combating SARS COVID-19: Reflections of dental patients in India. J Indian Assoc Public Health Dent. 2022;20:63-8.
  2. Palli CB, Pachava S, Shaik PS, Ravoori S, Yaddanapalli SC, Lodagala A. Care sought and normative need assessment for dental caries among rural adults in jeelugumelli mandal, Andhra Pradesh, India. J Indian Assoc Public Health Dent.  2022;20:31-5.
  3. Shaik PS, Yaddanapalli SC, Ravoori S, Pachava S, Lodagala A, Pavani NP. Management of extracted human teeth by dental students in East Coastal Region of India. J Indian Assoc Public Health Dent. 2021;19:206-11.
  4. Nachu S, Ravoori S, Pachava S, Shaik PS. Knowledge, attitude, and practice of dental and medical students in jargon usage in their regular practice. J Indian Assoc Public Health Dent. 2021;19:184-8.
  5. Vasamsetti DB, Pachava S, Talluri D. Remineralizing Agents in the Prevention of Caries: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. J Orofac Sci 2021;13:121-8.
  6. Viswa C Chandu, Krishna Prasad L, Srinivas Pachava, Venkat Ramana Reddy B, Yamuna M. The influence of dissonance induction and assessment reactivity in improving adherence to COVID-19 precautionary measures: a cluster-randomized controlled trial. International Dental Journal. 2021 
  7.   Viswa C Chandu, Viswanath Vadapalli , Srinivas Pachava , Yamuna Marella , Vikramsimha Bommireddy , Srinivas Ravoori.Development and evaluation of a new oral health literacy instrument among telugu speaking population: The indian oral health literacy measure. Indian J Dent Res Nov-Dec 2020;31(6):862-87
  8.   Chandu VC, Pachava S, Viswanath V, Marella Y. Development and initial validation of COVID-19 Anxiety Scale. Indian J Public Health 2020; 64:S201-4.
  9.   Chandu VC,  Mullapudi V,  Pachava S,  Viswanath V.  Aspiring a paradigm shift in the current understanding of oral health promotion by testing the possibility of deriving requisite manpower using basic clinical data, an epidemiological investigation. J Orofac Sci 2020; 12(1):9-12.
  10.   Chandu VC, Marella Y, Panga GS, Pachava S, Viswanath V. Measuring the impact of COVID-19 on mental health: a scoping review of the existing scales. Indian J Psychol Med 2020;42(5):421-7.
  11.   Suresh Chand Yaddanapalli, Srinivas Ravoori, Vikram Simha Bommireddy, Srinivas Pachava. Awareness and attitude toward pictographs on tobacco products: A population‑based study in field practice area. Indian Journal of Psychiatry Volume 61, Issue 1, January-February 2019: 65-69.
  12.   Shaik PS, Pachava S, Palli C. Factors Affecting Stress among Students in Dental Colleges of Neo‑Capital State in India. J Indian Assoc Public Health Dent 2019;17:41-7.
  13.   Nijampatnam P. M. Pavani, Pachava Srinivas, Nandita Rani Kothia, Viswa Chaitanya Chandu, Vikram Simha Bommireddy, Srinivas Ravoori. Differences in Oral Health Status Leading to Tooth Mortality Based on Socioeconomic Stratification: A Cross‑sectional Study. Journal of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry ¦ Volume 17 ¦ Issue 3 ¦ July-September 2019.
  14.   Yaddanapalli SC, Srinivas R. Simha BV, Devaki T, VishwanthV, Pachava S, et.al Utilization of health services in Tenali mandal, Andhra Pradesh-A cross-sectional study. Journal of Family Medicine and Primary care2019:8:2997-3004
  15.   Radhika, P. Srinivas, Nijampatnam P.M. Pavani. Knowledge, attitude and practices of bioethics among postgraduate students – an institution-based study. International journal of oral care and Research. January-March (Suppl) 2018; 6(1): 1-5.
  16.   Ambica Reddy, Vikram S. Bommireddy, Srinivas Pachava, Viswa C. Chandu, Suresh C. Yaddanapalli, Asha Lodagala. HIV knowledge, attitude, and practices among nursing students in Guntur city. J NTR Univ Health Sci 2018; 7: 162-7.
  17.   Nijampatnam P.M. Pavani, P. Srinivas, Nandita Rani Kothia, Viswa Chaitanya Chandu. Awareness on oral cancer: an overriding track towards its prevention – A cross-sectional survey. International Journal of Prevention and Clinical Dental Research. January – March (suppl) 2018; 5(1): 1-6.
  18.   Suresh Chand Yaddanapalli, Srinivas Pachava, Srinivas Ravoori, Vikram Simha Bommireddy, Nijampatnam P M Pavani, Ajit Kumar Dabbiru. Contemporary Situation of Dental Education in India. International Journal of Preventive and Clinical Dental Research, January-March (Suppl) 2018;5(1):1-5.
  19.   PalliChinnababu, Srinvas Pachava, Shaik Parveen Sultana, Sowjanya Sheela Komarabathina. Evaluation of elementary school teacher’s knowledge and attitude on management of traumatic dental injuries in southern part of India. IJSR. October 2018; Vol 7, Issue 10: 18-21.
  20.   Viswa C. Chandu, Srinivas Pachava, Viswanath Vadapalli, Suresh Sanikommu. Is the Intention Being Realized in Execution: Evaluation of Oral Health Promotion Program at a South Indian University. Journal of Orofacial Sciences ¦ Volume 10 ¦ Issue 2 ¦ 121-126, July-December 2018.
  21.   Krishna Priya, P. Srinivas, T. Devaki. Evaluation of the Prevalence of Oral Mucosal Lesions in a Population of Eastern Coast of South India. Journal of International Society of Preventive and Community Dentistry ¦ Volume 8 ¦ Issue 5 ¦ September-October 2018
  22.   Asha Lodagala, Srinivas Pachava, Devaki Talluri, Viswa Chaitanya Chandu. Association between Tobacco Usage and Dental Caries among 35–44‑Year‑Old Fishermen of North Coastal Region of South Indian State, Andhra Pradesh. Journal of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry ¦ Volume 16 ¦ Issue 4 ¦ October-December 2018.
  23.   Nijampatnam P. M. Pavani, P. Srinivas, T. Devaki, Viswa Chaitanya Chandu, Nandita Rani Kothia, Suresh Chand Yaddanapalli. Reasons for Permanent Tooth Extraction and the Current Status of the Existing Teeth among Patients Visiting Dental Clinics in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh: A Cross‑Sectional Study. Indian J Oral Health Res 2018;4:52-8.
  24.   Sudharani N. V. Guntupalli, Suresh Sanikommu, Srinivas Pachava, Devaki Talluri, Srinivas Ravoori, Siva Kumar Pydi, Narayana Rao Vinnakota. Perceptions on faculty development among dental faculty in Andhra Pradesh. Journal of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry ¦ Volume 15 ¦ Issue 2 ¦ April-June 2017.
  25.   Viswa Chaitanya Chandu, Srinivas Pachava, Viswanath V. Strategies for improving oral health care services in rural India: an insight. International Journal of Oral Health and Medical Research 2017; 4 (2).
  26.   Viswa Chaitanya Chandu, Viswanath V, Ajit Kumar Dabbiru, Lakshmi VydehiMullapudi, Srinivas Pachava. Quantification of relative difficulty of Public Health Dentistry and qualitative analysis of students’ perspectives. Journal of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry ¦ Volume 15 ¦ Issue 3 ¦ July-September 2017.
  27.   Vikramsimha Bommireddy, Srinivas Pachava, Viswanath V, Devaki Talluri, Srinivas Ravoori, Suresh Sanikommu. Oral health care seeking behaviors and influencing factors among south Indian rural adults: A cross-sectional study. Journal of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry ¦ Volume 15 ¦ Issue 3 ¦ July-September 2017.
  28.   Shaik PS, Pachava S. The role of vitamins and trace elements on oral health: a systematic review. Int J Med Rev. 2017;4(1):22-31.
  29.   Narayanarao V, Vikramsimha B, Srinivas P, Srinivas R, Suresh S, Dr Devaki T. Assessment of Periodontal Health Among Jail Inmates of Guntur city Andhra Pradesh- a Cross sectional study. Journal of Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences 2016;5(3):200-203.
  30.   Nandita Rani Kothia, VikramSimhaBommireddy, TalluriDevaki, NarayanaRaoVinnakota, SrinivasRavoori, Suresh Sanikommu, SrinivasPachava. Assessment of the status of National Oral Health Policy in India. International Journal of Health Policy and Management, 2015, 4(9), 575–581
  31.   Siva Pydi, Srinivas Pachava, Suresh Sanikommu. Microbial contamination of the white coats among preclinical and clinical dental students: A comparative cross-sectional study. – Journal of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry. 2015; 13(2) Apr-Jun.
  32.   Nijampatnam PM Pavani, Srinivas Pachava, Suresh Sanikommu, Narayana Rao Vinnakota, Talluri Devaki, Srinivas Ravoori. Motivating Factors of Seeking Oral Health Care at a Teaching Dental Hospital in South India: A Cross Sectional Study. International Journal of Oral Care and Research, January-March 2016;4(1):16-20.
  33.   Vikram simha B, Krishna Mohan Koka, Srinivas P, Srinivas R, Suresh S, , Viswa Chaitanya Chandu. Dental Service Utilization: Patterns and Barriers among Rural Elderly in Guntur District, Andhra Pradesh. Journal of clinical and diagnostic research 2016 Mar, Vol-10(3): ZC43-ZC47
  34.   Ghanta Bhanu Kiran, Srinivas Pachava, Suresh Sanikommu, Bommireddy Vikram Simha, Ravuri Srinivas, Vinnakota Narayana Rao. Evaluation of dent-O-myths among adult population living in a rural region of Andhra Pradesh, India: A cross–sectional study.  Journal of Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences 2016;5(2)
  35.   Vikram Simha Bommireddy, Srinivas Pachava, Suresh Sanikommu, Narayana Rao Vinnakota, Devaki Talluri, Bhanu Kiran Ghanta. Infection control measures among dental practitioners in a Southern state of India: A cross‑sectional study. Journal of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry, Vol. 14, Issue 3, July-September 2016.
  36.   Viswa Chaitanya Chandu, Srinivas Pachava, Viswanath Vadapalli1, Srinivas Ravoori, Pavani Madhu Nizampatnam, Nandita Rani Kothia. How Important Is Oral Health in Determining Quality of Life: A Narrative Review. International Journal of Medical Reviews. 2016;3(3):476–481.
  37.   Narayanarao V, Vikramsimha B, Srinivas P, Srinivas R, Suresh S, Dr Devaki T. Assessment of Periodontal Health Among Jail Inmates of Guntur city Andhra Pradesh- a Cross sectional study. Journal of Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences 2016;5(3):200-203.
  38.   Nijampatnam PM Pavani, Srinivas Pachava, Suresh Sanikommu, Narayana Rao Vinnakota, Talluri Devaki, Srinivas Ravoori. Motivating Factors of Seeking Oral Health Care at a Teaching Dental Hospital in South India: A Cross Sectional Study. International Journal of Oral Care and Research, January-March 2016;4(1):16-20.
  39.   Narayana raovinnakota, devakitalluri, srinivaspachava, srinivasravoori, sureshsanikommu, vikramsimhabommireddy. Oral health knowledge of accredited social health activist-coastal india. International Dental Journal 2015; 65 (Suppl. 1): 1-57.
  40.   Devaki talluri, narayanaraovinnakota, srinivaspachava, srinivasravoori, sureshsanikommu, vikramsimaha. Management of dental injuries by south indian medical professionals. International Dental Journal 2015; 65 (Suppl. 1):58-117.
  41.   Srinivas Ravoori, Devakitalluri, Narayanarao vinnakota, srinivas pachava, suresh sanikommu, vikramsimha. Knowledge, attitude, practices of needle stick injuries among dental students. International Dental Journal 2015; 65 (Suppl. 1):58-117.
  42.   Bhanu kiran, devakitalluri, narayanavinnakota, srinivas pachava, suresh sanikommu, vikramsimhabommireddy. Teaching dental ethics: shouldn’t it be practice. International Dental Journal 2015; 65 (Suppl. 1): 58-11.
  43.   Vikram simha bommireddy, viswachaitanya chandu, srinivasravoori, narayanaraovinnakota, devakitalluri, sureshsanikommu, srinivaspachava. Dental service utilization among elderly in south indian district. International Dental Journal 2015; 65 (Suppl. 2): 1-54.
  44.   Nandita Rani Kothia, VikramSimha Bommireddy, Talluri Devaki, NarayanaRao Vinnakota, SrinivasRavoori, Suresh Sanikommu, Srinivas Pachava. Assessment of the status of National Oral Health Policy in India. International Journal of Health Policy and Management, 2015, 4(9), 575–581
  45.   Siva Pydi, Srinivas Pachava, Suresh Sanikommu. Microbial contamination of the white coats among preclinical and clinical dental students: A comparative cross-sectional study. – Journal of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry. 2015; 13(2) Apr-Jun.
  46.   Dr Sirisha N.R, Dr Srinivas P, Dr Suresh S, Dr Devaki T, Dr Srinivas R, Dr Vikram simha B. Oral Health Related Quality Of Life among Special Community Adult Population with Low Socio Economic Status Residing In Guntur City, Andhra Pradesh- A Cross Sectional Study, Journal of Indian association of public health dentistry 2014;12(4) oct-dec:42-45
  47.   Jaiswal A. K., Srinivas P., Suresh S., Dental manpower in India: changing trends since 1920. International Dental Journal. 2014;64(4) 213-8.
  48.   Vikram Simha B, Srinivas Pachava, Srinivas Ravoori, Suresh Sanikommu, Devaki Talluri, Narayan Rao V. Socio-economic Status, needs and utilization of dental services among rural adults in Primary Health center Area in Southren India. JIOH2014; 6(6); 1-5
  49.   Radhika Muthukuru, Srinivas Pachava, Suresh Sanikommu. Oral Self-care among Diabetic patients visiting diabetic centers in South Indian city, Guntur: Across-sectional study IJOCR.2014; 2(5):27-31.
  50.   Asish K Jaiswal, Srinivas Pachava, Suresh Sanikommu“ Why dentistry? A cross sectional study of budding dentists in Andhra Pradesh “ International Journal of Scientific Study, March 2014, Vol.1, Issue 6 Page: 17-21.
  51.   Narayana rao v, suresh s, viswanath v, srinivas p, devaki t, zaheerahmed.Assessment of knowledge about management of tooth avulsion among 7-14 years old school children in nalgonda, Andhra Pradesh.Journal of the Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry, 2013;11(3):68-72
  52.   Krishna Priya Mallikapuram, Srinivas Pachava, Devaki Talluri, Siva Kumar Pydi. Prevalence of Tobacco Related Oromucosal Lesions in South Indian Population. International Dental Journal 2013; 63 (suppl. 1): 315.
  53.   Srinivas R, Srinivas.P, Viswanath.V, Suresh.S, Devaki.T ,Narayana.V . Oral health status of institutionalized street Children aged 5-15 years in Guntur city, Andhra Pradesh, India. International journal of scientific & technology research 2012;11(1):19-23.
  54.   Devaki T, Narayana Rao V, Suresh S, Srinivas P, Viswanath V. Evaluation of the efficacy of two desensitising products among 20 – 40 year old people- a parallel designed randomized control Trial. Journal of the Indian association of Public health dentistry . 2012; 19:1-3.
  55.   Srinivas, V Sudhakr, B.Praveen,S. Sudhakar, MPV Prabhat. Case Control study on caries Rampant adult patients in India. Journal of the Indian association of Public health dentistry . 2011; 18:187-92.
  56.   Srinivas, V Sudhakr . Relation between caries and dental fluorosis in relation to fluoride levels in drinking water in a rural area of India . Journal of the Indian association of Public health dentistry .2010; 16:152-56.
  57.   sequeira, N.Anup, P.Srinivas. A KAP Study on dental health in Anganwadi workers. Ind.Comm.Medicine. 2000; 15(3) 129&135.