One of the senior most departments of its kind in this country, Elevated to the senior level by the induction of postgraduate course of MDS in 1984.
The department is also recognized as an approved center for PhD research training under the University of Kerala. The National Board of Examinations has recognized this department as one of their Dip.NB training and examination centers.
The department is having an excellent research background in the field of oral diseases in general and oral cancer in particular. The first overseas research collaboration in the field of oral cancer in INDIA was initiated In the Dept. of Oral Pathology & Microbiology in 1965 with DANIDA assistantship under the supervision of Late Prof J.J. Pindborg and Late Prof Jacob Zechariah.
Chronology of Teaching staff
Dr.Manju Stephen Mathunny-Senior Resident