Med-Teacher - Dr. Shuchi Tripathi

Insights into the Lives of Mentors and Teachers. A Glimpse into the Life of Dr. Shuchi Tripathi
Dr. Shuchi Tripathi

BDS from King George Medical University

MDS from Subharti Dental College, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India (Admission Batch: 2008)
Dr. Shuchi Tripathi BDS from King George Medical University MDS from Subharti Dental College, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India (Admission Batch: 2008)

Name: Dr. Shuchi Tripathi

Educational Qualifications: BDS from King George Medical University, Uttar Pradesh, India (Admission Batch: 2004)

MDS from Subharti Dental College, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India (Admission Batch: 2008)

Current Position: Additional Professor

  1. Where are you working currently?

    King George Medical University

  2. What are your areas of interest within your profession? 

    Temporomandibular disorder, Maxillofacial prosthesis, Fixed and removable prosthodontics

  3. Things that you are passionate about concerning the clinical, research, or current aspects of your profession: 

    I have a keen interest in research fields related to clinical and medical education. Technology today is changing day by day. There is a great need to change our teaching methodology to make it more effective and efficient.

  4. What made you choose teaching or mentoring as a profession?  

    I always wanted to work at the institution where I graduated. Teaching makes you a lifelong learner. The more you are involved with students, the more you learn new things. I am also pursuing a Master in Health Professional course from my institution to make my teaching better in terms of spreading knowledge.

  5. What would the students be surprised to find about you? 

    According to me, acquiring knowledge is more important as it directly correlates with practical skills which further increases the competency of the learner. However, getting a good score helps encourage the learner.

  6. Any three topics or subjects that you like the most: 

    Temporomandibular disorder, Maxillofacial prosthesis and Occlusion

  7. Any three topics or subjects that you dislike or detest the most: 

    I dislike topics that require less understanding. There was nothing specific in that case.

  8. What are your fields of interest in research and clinical practice?  

    Medical education and Occlusion

  9. What are your career goals or expectations? 
    Improving the present curriculum and making it internationally recognized.

  10. What would you be doing if you were not pursuing your current profession?

    Would have been either in the research field or, if not, might be involved in some creative personal profession.

  11. What do you like to do in your leisure time?

    Reading books and listening music

  12. What change would you like to bring about in the Education sector?

    Improving teaching-learning methodology

  13. What makes a 'good day' at work, college, or institution?

    Dedication to my profession

  14. Who do you idolize, and why?

    My father, whom I have seen as very honest towards his profession.

  15. Kindly mention your publication(s), if any:

    I have around 45 publications.

    A few recent ones are:

    1. Ranabhatt R, Singh K, Siddharth R, Tripathi S, Arya D. A randomized clinical study to compare implant stability and bone loss using early loading protocol in two implant systems with different design. J Indian Prosthodont Soc 2021; 21(1):74-80. PMID: 33835071. DOI: 10.4103/jips.jips_297_20

    2. Raghuvanshi S, Tripathi S, Anwar M. Toe Rings: Suitable Option for Retention of Toe Prosthesis. J Prosthet Orthot: September 10, 2020 - Volume Online First - Issue - doi: 10.1097/JPO.0000000000000328

    3. Palled V, Rao J, Singh RD, Tripathi S, Singh K, Yadav R, Verma U, Chand P. Assessment of healing of dental implant surgical site following Low-Level Laser Therapy using Bio-Clinical parameters: An Exploratory Study. J Oral Implantol. 2020 Jul 13. doi: 10.1563/aaid-joi-D-18-00316. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32662840. (Impact Factor-1.424)

    4. Jivnani HM, Tripathi S, Shanker R, Singh BP, Agrawal KK, Singhal R. A Study to Determine the Prevalence of Temporomandibular Disorders in a Young Adult Population and its Association with Psychological and Functional Occlusal Parameters. J Prosthodont. 2019 Jan; 28(1):e445-e449. doi: 10.1111/jopr.12704. PMID: 29135060 (Impact Factor-2.187)

    5. Baslas V, Chand P, Jurel SK, Tripathi S, Arya D, Tripathi S, Singh BP, Dubey A. A Pilot Study to Determine the Effect of Three Months of Oral Appliance Therapy using a Mandibular Advancement Device on HbA1c in Subjects with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Obstructive Sleep Apnea. J Prosthodont. 2019 Mar; 28(3):271-275. doi: 10.1111/jopr.12973. PMID: 30295370. (Impact Factor-2.187)

  16. Kindly mention your achievements or awards:

    I have four best paper presentations, four best poster presentations at national and international platforms, the JADR Travel Award in 2015, the Young Star Speaker Award in 2012, and fellowships from ICD, FPFA, FADI, and ISDR.