Mangaluru: The Graduation ceremony of the Father Muller Charitable Institutions; Father Muller Medical College, Father Muller College of Allied Health Sciences and Father Muller College (Speech and Hearing) was held in the Father Muller Convention Centre on 31 March 2023 in a solemn graduation ceremony befitting the oath the graduates took.
Rev. Fr Richard Aloysius Coelho Director FMCI welcomed the gathering and introduced the chief guest and guest of honour. He highlighted the ethos of the institutions and wished well for the future of the new graduates.
Dr M K Ramesh (Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bengaluru) who was the chief guest of the day saying that one of the toughest courses is the health sciences courses, only around 20% of students get into higher education in India, out of that 8% give the entrance examination of which 80,000 have a chance to become doctors. Mangalore has many colleges but Father Muller stands tall, having the highest load of patients with the best faculty. Reverence to Fr Augustus Muller must be paid and the management’s dedication to continue in his footsteps is appreciable. Being in Mangalore is the best thing because; it has beauty and culture which respects each other. There is one constant in life is only Change – thus the momentum to the next phase in life is expected a lot from you, either in higher academics or being a breadwinner.
Datuk Dr Heric Corray (Chief Operating Officer- Sabah Healthcare, Malaysia) the guest of honour at the Graduation stressed life as a changing set of experiences with the medical realm as a noble profession. Congratulation to the graduates for achieving the milestone with triumph. No one has it all the time – Character of strength, to which one must focus and be disciplined. Patients will put their lives in your hands, so maintain professionalism as a caregiver. No sharing of personal data which might risk the privacy of the patients.
In his presidential remarks Most Rev. Dr Peter Paul Saldanha, Bishop of Mangalore Diocese and President of FMCI thanked the parents for supporting their wards and the institutions. The efforts put into your education should be put to use for the good of mankind. Man cannot do it alone but needs the wisdom and Providence from God. Your teachers stand proud today and so is your management who have left no stone unturned to provide you with the best in your academic pursuits.
The graduation witnessed by the invited parents and family was organized to perfection by a team of faculty and staff volunteers who helped with the needs and well-being of the gathered. The list of student and faculty achievements was presented by the respective college heads. Dr Antony Sylvan Dsouza Dean FMMC, Dr Hilda Dsouza Principal FMCOAHS and Prof Akhilesh PM Principal of FMC read the reports of their colleges respectively.
The FMCI instituted President’s Gold Medal was conferred to Dr Niranjan.
The graduands entered the venue dressed their best in the ceremonial Graduation gown marching to the tunes of the Father Muller School and College Marching Band highlighting the event. The Institutional Anthem was sung after the graduates took their Graduation oath and the Indian National Anthem was sung before the recession. Dr Fathima Shifa delivered the graduate response. The vote of thanks was given by Fr Ajith B Menezes, Administrator FMMC and FMCOAHS. Dr Preetham Tauro (Paediatrian) and Shetty Shraddha (Physiotherapist) compeered the event.
Academic Excellence Awards:
Certificate of Excellence Award for the distinguished performance on Securing 10th Rank in PGET 2022 Awarded to
Dr Nibraz Ul Haq Omar
Best Dissertation Award for the Medical Post-Graduate Instituted by Dr B. Sanjeev Rai for the Year 2022 went to :
Dr Sandeep Reddy, Dept. of Orthopaedics
Silver Medal for the Best Outgoing Postgraduate Student Award 2022 in the Department of General Medicine – sponsored by Dr Venkatesha B.M. in memory of his parents Late Patel B.T. Manjappa Gowda and Late Shreemathi Chinnamma
Dr Modupalli Uday Kumar
Silver Medal for the Best Outgoing Postgraduate Student Award 2022 in the Department of Paediatrics – sponsored by Dr Sabitha Ansari in memory of Late Dr S.V. Ansari, Paediatrician, Kannur
Dr Kalyanesh G
The Best Outgoing Out-Going Graduate Awards for the Year 2022:
Best Outgoing Allied Health Sciences Graduate of the College
Priya Kumari, Department of b.sc. MLT
Late John Linu Varghese Memorial Prize for the Best Outgoing Graduate of B.P.T. (Bachelor of Physiotherapy)
Mendonca Janice Melwyn
Best Outgoing Audiology and Speech Language Pathology Graduate of the College
And here we are waiting for the most Pre
Fmci President’s Gold Medal for the Best
Out Going MBBS Graduate for the Year 2022 Awarded To :
– Dr Niranjan
P.G. Medical – Degree – In University Examination held in 2022
M.D. (General Medicine) – Dr Anvith Sherwin Pinto 2nd Rank
M.D. (Dermatology) – Dr Monisha Madhumita A 2nd Rank
M.D. (Microbiology) – Dr Rose Meroline DSouza 1st Rank
M.S. (OBG) – Dr Ashwini A Patil 10th Rank
M.D. (Psychiatry) – Dr Asmita Mukund Toro 7th Rank
Dr Evelyn George 7th Rank
M.D. (Radiation Oncology) – Dr Nishana K.A. 4th Rank
Dr Samantha Adriana DSouza 6th Rank
M.Ch. Urology – Dr Devashish Choubey 6th Rank
P.G. Allied courses:
Master In Hospital Administration
Sr. A Mary Celine – 1st Rank
Harshitha N – 2nd Rank
Sr. Josna K.M – 3rd Rank
Shirohi Preeti Dezman – 4th Rank
Wilma Shainy Monteiro – 9th Rank
M.Sc. Medical Laboratory Technology
Mythri Bhat – 1st Rank
She Has Been Selected For The Gold Medal For Securing the Highest Marks In M.Sc Allied Health Sciences Announced By Rajiv Gandhi University Of Health Sciences, Bengaluru For The 25th Rguhs Annual Convocation To Be Held This Year.
Lavita Elvitia Dsouza – 1st Rank
Rashmita Shrestha – 2nd Rank
Akshaya – 2nd Rank
Seethal C.J. – 2nd Rank
Angeline Olive S – 3rd Rank
U.G. Allied Courses:
Dani N Jijo – 10th Rank
Rodrigues – 9th Rank
Batch 2019-2023 Bachelor in Audiology Speech Language Pathology (B.ASLP)
Ben Thuruthummel Highest Marks Secured in 5th & 6th Semester Bachelor in Audiology and Speech Language Pathology in the University Examinations held in
April-May 2022/September – October 2022
Batch 2020-2022 Master of Science – Audiology – M.Sc. (Aud.)
Anitta K A: Highest Marks secured in the Semester Examinations in M.Sc. Audiology is awarded
Rachel Elizabeth Johnson: Highest Marks secured in the Semester Examinations in M.Sc. Speech Language Pathology is awarded