CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES
Teaching Pharmacology, conducting examination and evaluating Medical, Dental and Allied Health Science students
Co-ordinating academic activities for Medical students
Guiding Ph.D., PG and UG students for research
Team Leader, Division of Siddha, Centre for Integrative Medicine and Research, Manipal Academy of Higher Education
Coordinating with National and Intentional Institutions for MoU and Collaborative research in the field of Traditional Medicine and Integrative Medicine
SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING
|Subject||Semester / Year|
|Pharmaoclogy||MBBS , Phase I Stage II A|
|Pharmacology||BDS, Year II|
|Pharmacology||Allied Health Sciences|
|Degree||Specialisation||Institute||Year of passing|
|Ph.D (Doctor of Philosophy)||Pharmacology||Manipal Academy of Higher Education||2019|
|MSc.||Yoga and Naturopathy||Tamil Nadu Physical Education and Sports University, Chennai||2016|
|MSc. Medical||Pharmacology||Manipal University||2010|
|PDCR (Professional Diploma)||Clinical Research||Catalyst Clinical Services Pvt Ltd, Delhi||2009|
|MD (Doctor of Medicine)||Siddha Medicine - Noi Naadal||Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai||2007|
|BSMS (Bachelor of Siddha Medicine and Surgery)||Siddha Medicine||Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai||2004|
|Institution / Organisation||Designation||Role||Tenure|
|Melaka Manipal Medical College||Lecturer||Teaching||since 2010|
|Center for Integratvie Medicine and Research||Team Leader - Division of Siddha||Siddha Physician and Research||since 2016|
AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
Area of Interest
Siddha Medicine, drug discovery, drug-herbal interaction, integrative medicine, preclinical research, clinical research, scinetific writting, Varmam therapy, Naadi (pulse diagnosis)
Area of Expertise
Siddha Integrative care for psoriasis, cancer, renal stone, male inferitlity, life style diseases, palliative care, and autoimmune diseases
Area of Research
Traditional Medicines, Integrative Medicine, Ethno pharmacology, Animal experiments, Phytomedicine, Herbal medicine for cancers, infertility, women and chid health, Clinical research in Traditional and Integrative Medicine, Pharmacovigilance and drug interaction in integrative Medicine
Professional Affiliations & Contributions
- Registered Siddha Physician under Central Council of Indian Medicine (CCIM), New Delhi.
- Registered Siddha Physician under Karnataka Ayurveda and Unani Practitioners (KAUP) Board, Bengaluru.
- Life Member of Indian Pharmacological Society, 2011.
- Life Member of Indian Siddha Medical Graduates Association, 2012.
- Life Member of World Association of Medical Editors, 2012.
- Life Member of International Society of Ethnobiology, 2013.
- Life Member of Society for Indian Medical Anthropology, 2013.
- Contributed as an Expert in syllaubs comittee for UG & PG Siddha courses in Central Council of Indian Medicine (CCIM), New Delhi.
- Contributing as an Expert in Traditional Knowledge Digital Library (TKDL) of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research.