Shyam Sundar Behura


Dr. Shyam Sundar Behura has 10 years of experience in the field of Oral pathology, Microbiology and Forensic Odontology and have been working presently as Associate Professor in the Department of Oral & Maxillofacial pathology. He is also the Deputy Director, Student Services, KIIT Deemed to be University and is responsible for all student activities at KIIT and heads the KIIT Student Activity Centre. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree (BDS) from Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai and Masters (MDS) from Bharath University, Chennai. He has also done his Postgraduate Diploma in Medicolegal Systems (PGDMLS) from Symbiosis, Pune. He has been a passionate teacher, a PG Guide and a researcher with a number of International and National Publications. He has also authored a book on Oral Spindle cell lesions. His core area of research includes Tobacco associated lesions and conditions, oral cancer and Forensic Dentistry.

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Educational Qualification

Research Interests
Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology

Administrative Responsibility
1. Deputy Director, Student Services & Head KIIT Student Activity Centre 2. Nodal Officer, Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat Programme of Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India 3. Nodal Officer, KIIT "Say No to Drugs" Campaign under the National Program me for Drug Demand Reduction 4. Member, KIIT Central Library Committee & FIC KIDS Library 5. Member, Advisory Committee, KIIT Equal Opportunity Cell

Awards & Honours
Fellow of Pierre Fauchard Academy (India Section) Received on 7-12-2019

1. Member of Indian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology; 2. Member of Indian Dental Association, 3. Member of Indian Society of Dental Research, 4. Fellow of Academy of General Education

Outreach Activity
Outreach Activity in the form of Art of Giving, Clothes and stationary distribution to underprivileged children and orphanages, Plantation drives.
Journals/Conferences :
"1. Lipsa Bhuyan, Shyam Sundar Behura, Kailash Chandra Dash, Pallavi Mishra,
Niva Mahapatra, Abikshyeet Panda. Characterization of histomorphological and microbiological changes in tooth pulp to assess post-mortem interval: an observational study. Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences (2020):10.

2. Abikshyeet Panda, Shyam Sundar Behura, Lipsa Bhuyan, Kailash Chandra Dash,
Vijay Kumar, Shirsha Mukherjee. Assessment of lactate dehydrogenase enzyme levels in saliva and serum of oral submucous fibrosis and leukoplakia patients. Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology. (2020):24.

3. A Thirumal Raj, Shyam S. Behura, Sachin C. Sarode, Gargi S. Sarode,
Kamran Habib Awan, Shankargouda Patil. The natural history of oral mucosal lesions with both lichenoid and epithelial dysplastic features: a systematic review. Translational Cancer Research. (2020):9.

4. Shyam Sundar Behura, Shirsha Mukherjee, Roquaiya Nishat, Lipsa Bhuyan, N Aravindha Babu. Assessment of the Awareness of Knowledge of Dental Records
in Forensic Dentistry among Undergraduate Dental Students. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology. (2020): 14.

5. Kailash Chandra Dash, Abikshyeet Panda, Shyam Sundar Behura, Sujatha Ramachandra, Lipsa Bhuyan. Employing Dimensional Disparity of Teeth to establish the Gender in Odisha Population: A Dimorphic Study. Journal of International Society of Preventive and Community Dentistry. (2018):8.

6. Alokenath Bandyopadhyay, Roquaiya Nishat, Shyam Sundar Behura, Abikshyeet Panda, Sujatha Ramachandra, Gouse Mohiddin. Cancer Stem Cell Markers, SOX 2 and OCT 4 in Ameloblastoma and Keratocystic Odontogenic Tumor: An Immunohistochemical Study. Journal of International Oral Health. (2017):9.

7. Harish Kumar, Shyam Sundar Behura, Sujatha Ramachandra, Roquaiya Nishat, Kailash Chandra Dash, Gouse Mohiddin. Oral Health Knowledge, Attitude and
Practices among Dental and Medical Students in Eastern India - A Comparative Study. Journal of International Society of Preventive and Community Dentistry. (2017):7.

8. Alokenath Bandyopadhyay, Shyam Sundar Behura, Roquaiya Nishat, Kailash Chandra Dash, Lipsa Bhuyan, Sujatha Ramachandra. Clinicopathological Profile and
Malignant Transformation in Oral Lichen Planus: A Retrospective Study. Journal of International Society of Preventive and Community Dentistry. (2017):7.

9. Shyam Sundar Behura, Mahaboob Kader Masthan, Aravindha Narayanasamy. Oral Mucosal Lesions Associated with Smokers and Chewers - A Case Control Study in Chennai Population. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research.

10. Gouse Mohiddin, Aravindha Babu Narayanasamy, Masthan KMK, Anitha Nagarajan, Abikshyeet Panda, Shyam Sundar Behura. Oral Candidal and Streptococcal Carriage in Down Syndrome Patients. Journal of Natural Science,
Biology and Medicine. (2020):6."

Books :
Behura SS. (2015). Oral Spindle cell Lesions. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany, (2015).