Dr. Jacob Kurvilla

Education : MDS
Teaching Experience : 20 Years
Email Address : jacobkuruvilla@mbdc.edu.in

  Teaching Subjects

    • Research Methodology
    • Biostatistics
    • General Public Health
    • Health and Disease
    • Survey Procedures
    • Environmental health


                Recipient of prestigious German Students  exchange (DAAD) scholarship and served as research fellow for six months in Bielefeld University Germany.

  Areas of Clinical Interest

   Enamel remineralization interventions for a caries free life course.

Institutional Responsibilities

Member Secretary- Institutional ethics committee,
Coordinator- Anti ragging programs,
Coordinator- Website management
Coordinator- Institutional Scientifics committee
Coordinator- Data Digitalization Process within academics and clinicis
Coordinator- DCI and KUHS Inspection
Coordinator- Campus WIFI and Networking.

Memberships in professional organizations

Indian Dental association



List of Publications


Kuruvilla J, Nayar KR. Distribution pattern and its correlation for oral cancer rate and human development rank for countries: An ecological approach. Contemp Clin Dent 2021;12:9-13 Available from: https://www.contempclindent.org/text.asp?2021/12/1/9/311560


Kuruvilla j, Utilizing dental colleges for the eradication of oral cancer in India, Indian J Dent Res. 2008 Oct-Dec;19(4):349-53.


Kuruvilla, Jacob & Khosla, V.. (2005). PD.19 Dentist in preventing the upcoming oralcancer epidemic in India. Oral Oncology Supplement. 1. 71-71. 10.1016/S1744-7895(05)80143-9.


Kuruvilla J, Dental caries and overview, insight journal vol12007,page 8.


Kuruvilla j predicting caries in permanent dentition journal of central kerala branch vol 8 page 12-24 2008


Kuruvilla J, Nandakumar, Biju Soman.Prevalence and determinants for dental caries among school children, Kerala Dental Journal vol 33 22-23 2010


Eradication of oral cancer in India some issues :commentary, Journal of Health and Development,


Emmatty R, Mathew JJ, Kuruvilla J. Comparative evaluation of subgingival plaque microflora in pregnant and non-pregnant women: A clinical and microbiologic study. J Indian Soc Periodontol 2013; 17: 47-51


Root Anatomy and Root Canal Configuration of Human Permanent Mandibular Premolars: A Systematic Review. Jojo Kottoor Denzil Albuquerque Natanasabapathy Velmurugan Jacob Kuruvilla Anatomy research international 01/2013; 2013:254250. DOI: 10.1155/2013/254250


Darsana Krishnan, K Korath Abraham, Ektah Khosla, Arun Roy James, Dr.Elza Thenumkal,Dr.Jacob Kuruvilla, “Comparative evaluation of structural changes in enamel induced by 37% phosphoric acid before and after enamel deproteinization with 5.25% sodium hypochlorite – An sem study ”, IJDSIR- December – 2021, Vol. – 4,Issue – 6, P. No. 314 – 324.


Jerin Mary Issac, Dr. Korath Abraham, Dr. Ektah Khosla, Dr. Arun Roy James, Dr. Elza Thenumkal, Dr. Jacob Kuruvilla, “An assessment on the relevance of Jean Piaget’s cognitive principles among 4-7 year old children – A cross sectional study”, IJDSIR- December – 2021, Vol. – 4, Issue – 6, P. No. 216 – 221.


Presentations in Regional, National and International Seminars/Conferences/Workshops

Sl.No. Title of the Seminar/Conference Organizing Agency National/International Date of programme
1 Emerging Issues In Public Health Achutha Menon Center for Health science studies National 10/01/2008
2 Triple O National Workshop on Oral Cancer IOAMR AOMFSI IAOMFP KMIO National 24/05/2007
3 1st South India Dental Conference Indian Dental Association Kerala State National 17/12/2006
4 Workshop on Reseaerch Methodology Bioethics Vaidyaratnam Ayurveda Colege State/University 02/04/2017
5 Quantitative Research Methods Department of Social Work State/University 29/03/2017

Short Courses or Certificate Programs

SI.NO Subject or Specialization Board or University Pursuing/ Date of Award
1 NPTEL Online Certification Health research Fundamentals NPTEL -ICMR Chenna1 31/03/2020
2 Swayam Online Course Certification on Biostatistics University of Calcutta. 22/05/2019
3 One year Stat workshop series -Biostatistics Kerala University of Health science 24/05/2016
4 3T Plus ETTC Training -Bioethics Kerala University of Health science 11/01/2016
5 Certification- Modular Training in RNTCP National Tuberculosis Institute Chennai 28/07/2012
6 Short Course-Ethical Issues in Health research Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Science and Technology 16/08/2004

Completed Research Projects

SI.No Title of the Project

Enter Funding details if any(Amount in Rs.)

Role Performed (Principal/Co-Investigator)

Date of Completion

1 Integrated Facility Survey of Health Facilities PHFI-2200000.00 Co- investigator 30/06/2015
2 Research on determinants of dental health care among low- inc Grammen Foundation- 2400000 Co- investigator 30/08/2017
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