Dr Neetinakumar Patil

Associate Professor (Yoga Therapy & Ayurveda Consultant)

Centre for Integrative Medicine & Research (CIMR)

Division of Yoga

Qualification: BAMS, MD(Yoga), PhD(Yoga), MSc(App. Psy),PG Dip. in Accupuncture, Fellowship in Traditional Medicine and Integrative Health (DHR- GoI), Fellowship in Palliative care

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Research in the field of Yoga, Ayurveda, Integrative Medicine and Transdisciplinary Medicine
    • Clinical services- Yoga Chikitsa (therapy), Ayurveda consultation and Counseling
    • Academic -Teaching for Masters and PhD scholars of Yoga, Value added course in the field of Mind body medicine 
    • Supervisor for PhD Yoga, Ayurveda, Integrative Medicine
    • Extension activities - Conducting Yoga/Ayurveda/ health education workshop/orientaion/ awareness for Corporates, Schools, Colleges, Jail inmates, Police, Health care and other Professionals, Organizing National / International conference / workshop, etc
    • Capacity building in the field of Yoga, Ayurveda & Integrative Medicine through  National, Intenraional and other events.

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Semester / Year
M.Sc. Yoga Therapy I, II, III IV
Yoga Therapy for MBBS Internsship (AYUSH Posting), 1st Year
PhD in Yoga Therapy

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
Fellowship in Palliative Care Palliative Care Sri Guru Ram Das University of Health Sciences, Sri Amritsar and NAPCAIM 2021
PG Diploma in Accupuncture Accupuncture Annamalai University, Tamilnadu (DDE) 2020
Fellowship in Traditional Medicine & Integrative Health [F-TMIH] Traditional Medicine & Integrative Health SPPU, Pune University Pune Dept. of Health Research, (Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, New Delhi) 2018
PhD Yoga Therapy SVYASA Yoga University, Bangalore 2018
MSc Applied Psychology Annamalai University, Annamalainagar, Tamilnadu 2012
MD Yoga & Rehabilitation SVYASA Yoga University, Bangalore 2010
YTOT Yoga SVYASA Yoga University, Bangalore 2007
BAMS Ayurvedic Medicine RGUHS, Bangalore 2006

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Manipal Academy of Higher Education Associate Professor Research, Teaching, Yoga & Ayurveda Consultation, 2022 till date
Sri DevarajUrs Academy of Higher Education & Research, Kolar Associate Professor Prof.& HoD Research, Teaching, Yoga & Ayurveda Consultation & Administration 2017 to 2022
Sri DevarajUrs Academy of Higher Education & Research, Kolar Assistant Professor of Yoga and I/c HoD Research, Teaching, Yoga & Ayurveda Consultation & Administration 2014 to 2017
Sri DevarajUrs Academy of Higher Education & Research, Kolar Assistant Professor of Yoga and Program coordinator Research, Teaching, Yoga & Ayurveda Consultation & Administration 2012 to 2014
SAMUTKARSH – Academy of Holistic Living Yoga Therapy consultant/ Lecture Teaching, Clinical & Administration 2011 to 2012

RESEARCH PROJECTS

Funded Projects:

1. Title: Evaluation of Add on Efficacy & Safety of An Ayurvedic Formulation in the Management of Dengue Fever & Prevention of its complications – A Double Blind Clinical Study.  (Principal Investigator)

Funding Agency: EMR –, Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (Ministry of AYUSH, New Delhi)

Budget (Rs): 22.59 Lakhs

Title: Alternate nostril breathing and Holotropic breathwork an intervention to manage Post COVID-19 lockdown stress and enhance resilience among students of higher educational institutions. (Co- Principal Investigator)

Funding Agency: EMR-  DST/SATYAM, Ministry of science & Technology, Govt. of India.

Budget (Rs): 12.73 Lakh (Ongoing)

3.  Title: Effect of integrated Yoga in elderly Type2 diabetics with cognitive impairments. (Principal Investigator)

Funding Agency: IMR - Sri Devaraj Urs Academy of Higher Education and Research, Kolar

Budget (Rs): 1.95 Lakhs

4.  Title: Association of PGM1 c. 1258 T>C gene polymorphism with diabetes: A case-control study (Co -Principal Investigator)

Funding Agency: IMR - Sri Devaraj Urs Academy of Higher Education and Research, Kolar

Budget (Rs): 1.94 Lakhs

5.  Title: Efficacy of Carica Papaya Leaf extract in Dengue – Add on therapy to medical management – A pilot study. (Principal Investigator)

Funding Agency: IMR - Sri Devaraj Urs Academy of Higher Education and Research, Kolar

Budget (Rs): 50, 000

 

Other Projects:

1. Effect of Yoga Nidra (Yogic Guided Relaxation Practice) on Sleep and Quality of life in patients with chronic kidney diseases. (Co - Principal Investigator)

2. Effect of integrated Yoga on anxiety, stress and heart rate variability in first year nursing students. (Principal Investigator)

3. Study of Swarna BinduPrashana on human peripheral blood mononuclear cells. (Co - Principal Investigator)

4. Evaluation of hemostatic property Sphatika Bhasma in patients on antiplatelet therapy undergoing dental Extraction. (Co - Principal Investigator)

5. Designing and validation of Integrated Yoga therapy module for patients with Hypothyroidism. (Co - Principal Investigator)

6. Designing, validation and feasibility of Integrated Yoga module for Dysmenorrhea. (Co - Principal Investigator)

7. Effect of integrated yoga on fear, stress, anxiety, sleep and quality of life among nurses working in COVID-19 hospital. (Principal Investigator)

8. Assessment of Pranayama and Yoga Nidra on mental health and quality of life among Police personnel during COVID-19 pandemic”. (Principal Investigator)

9. “Assessment of Yoga as an adjuvant therapy to standard care in COVID-19 Patients”. (Principal Investigator)

10. Designing, Validation and feasibility of Integrated Yoga Module for pulmonary tuberculosis".(Co - Principal Investigator)

11. Effect of integrated yoga on perceive stress, quality of Sleep in nurses working in COVID-19 hospital –A pilot study. (Co - Principal Investigator)

12. Effect of Suryanamaskara, Pranayama, Yoga nidra on perceived stress and cortisol among medical students during COVID 19 Pandemic. (Co - Principal Investigator)

13. Effect of sookshma meditation on cognition in young adults - A pilot study. (Principal Investigator)

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Wellness, Psychosomatic Disease, Neurology, Oncology, Palliative Medicine & Supportive Care, Public Health, Mental Health

Area of Expertise

Yoga Therapy, Integrative Medicine, Ayurveda

Area of Research

Wellness, Lifestyle Disease, Stress, Dengue, Traditional Medicine, Palliative Medicine & Supportive Care, Public Health, Mental Health

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

International Activities:

  • Conducted workshops, Research project and delivered lectures in Singapore, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Italy, Czech Republic, Indonesia
Life Member for Professional Association
  • Life Member: Indian Yoga Association, New Delhi
  • Life Member: Vishwa Ayurveda Parishad, Lucknow
  • Life Member: National Association for Palliative care for AYUSH & Integrative Health Lucknow

Member for Academic Bodies

  • Chairman, Board of Studies for UG and PG in Integrative Medicine (Yoga and Ayurveda), SDUAHER, Kolar (2020 – 2022)
  • Member, Academic council, SDUAHER, Kolar (2014 – 2022)
  • Head, Department of Integrative Medicine, SDUAHER, Kolar (2014 – 2022)
  • Program Coordinator – Yoga, Dept. of Allied Health Sciences, SDUAHER, Kolar  (2012-2014)
  • Deputy Coordinator, Student Welfare, SDUAHER, Kolar  (2020– 2022)
  • Member, Faculty of Medicine & Allied health Sciences, SDUAHER, Kolar  (Since 2014)
  • Member, Publication Grievance Board, SDUAHER, Kolar (2021– 2022)
  • Member for “Centre for Clinical Skills and Simulation”, SDUAHER, Kolar (2020-– 2022)
  • Member, College Council Meeting, SDUMC, Kolar (2014– 2022)
  • Member, Hospital Developmental Committee, RLJH & RC, Kolar, KA (2014-2022)
  • Member Board of Examination , Bangalore University, Bangalore (2020– 2022)
  • External (subject) expert, Doctoral committee, SVYASA, Bengaluru (for 8 PhD Scholars)
Extension Activities
  • SAMANVAYA CONFERENCE:Organizing Secretory/ Chairman for  International and National Conference on Integrative Medicine (Ayurveda, Yoga, CAM) every year (2013 - – 2022)
  • Conducted/ organized workshop, Guest lecture on integrated health care for Corporate, Colleges, Schools, Police personal, Health care professionals, Jail inmates etc.
  • Resource Person - for International, National and other events in the field of Yoga, Ayurveda, Integrative Medicine, Wellness & Mind Body Medicine.

 

Book (Co-authored) 1. A book titled ‘Wellness from Within’ – authored by Dr. Suman Kollipara and Dr. Patil NJ , published by Peace Tree Innovation Society, Vancouver, Canada released on 21st June 2022. [ISBN 978-1-7751579-2-2 (book), 978-1-7751579-3-9 (e-book)] • Chapter in a Book.

‘Yoga in Geriatric Medicine’ – A chapter in a book titled ‘Principles and Practices of Geriatric Medicine’ edited by Dr OP Sharma – Secretary, Geriatric Society of India was published on 25 Nov 2015, New Delhi during GSICON -2015. (ISBN- 978 81 3093421-1) 

Ayurveda: Science of Life: - A chapter in a book Titled ‘Introduction to AYUSH Systems’, Edited by Dr. CK HiranyaGowda MD, FACA, USA. (ISBN: 978-1-57843-096-3).

Introduction to Naturopathy: A chapter in a book Titled ‘Introduction to AYUSH Systems’, Edited by Dr. CK HiranyaGowda MD, FACA, USA. (ISBN: 978-1-57843-096-3) 

Patil NJ, Nagaratna R, Garner C, Raghuram NV, Crisan R. Effect of integrated Yoga on neurogenic bladder dysfunction in patients with multiple sclerosis-A prospective observational case series. Complement Ther Med. 2012 Dec;20(6):424-30.PubMed PMID: 23131373.

Patil NJ. Samanvaya: conference on alternative medicine. J Ayurveda Integr Med. 2013 Oct;4(4):252-3. PubMed PMID: 24459395.

Patil NJ, Nagarathna R, Tekur P, Patil DN, Nagendra HR, Subramanya P. Designing, validation, and feasibility of integrated yoga therapy module for chronic low back pain. Int J Yoga. 2015 Jul-Dec;8(2):103-8. PubMed PMID:26170588.

Bhattacharyya A, Patil NJ, Muninarayana C. "Yoga for Promotion of Health": Conference held on International day of Yoga-2015 at Kolar. J Ayurveda Integr Med 2015;6:305-6 PubMed PMID: 25671267.

Patil NJ, Venkatarathnamma PN, RamchandraRao S. 'Yoga for Lifestyle Diseases':Conference held on 2nd International Day of Yoga-2016 at Kolar, India. J Ayurveda Integr Med. 2016 Nov 24. PubMed PMID: 27889425.

Sudharkodhy S, Kutty K, Vinutha Shankar M S, Patil N J. Effect of stress and anxiety on 1st year medical students. Int J Yoga - PhilosopPsycholParapsychol 2016;4:24-7

Patil NJ, Venkatarathnamma P N, Sunitha L. “Need for integration of Yoga in healthcare”: Conference held on 3rd International day of Yoga - 2017 at Kolar, India. Ancient Sci Life 2017;37:53-4. PubMed.

Patil NJ, Nagaratna R, Tekur P, Manohar PV, Bhargav H, Patil D. A Randomized Trial Comparing Effect of Yoga and Exercises on Quality of Life in among nursing population with Chronic Low Back Pain. Int J Yoga. 2018 Sep-Dec;11(3):208-214. PubMed PMID: 30233114;

Aithal S., Vidyasagar CR. Venkatarathnamma PN, Patil NJ: Quality of Life in elderly type 2 Diabetes Mellitus patients with mild cognitive impairment. Int J Recent 2018 Sci. Res. 9 (3), pp.2495-2498.

Dhanashri Patil; Patil NJ; Ullegaddi, SV; Nelaturi P; Kiranmayee P. Role of SimaroubaGlauca DC plant in Cancer: a Short review. Journal of Stem Cells; Hauppauge Vol. 14, Iss. 2,(2019): 103-110.

Sudharkodhy S, Balan K, Patil NJ. Effect of integrated yoga on psychological variables- a comparative study. Int J Health Sci Res. 2019; 9(8):10-14. 12.

Prashant Kumar Gupta, Kishor Sonewane, Mariappan Rajan, Nitin J. Patil et.al Scientific rationale of Indian AYUSH Ministry advisory for COVID-19 prevention, prophylaxis and immunomodulation. ADV TRADIT MED (ADTM). 2021 Apr 29: 1–25.

Patil Dhanashri, Patil NJ, Sunitha L. “SAMANVAYA 2018 : Conference on Integrative Diabetology – present trends in diabetes care” Ancient Sci Life 2021(In Press).

Patil NJ, Prabhakar K, Vijay KS, Patil DN: Effect of Carica Papaya leaf extract on febrile thrombocytopenia in patients with Dengue. J Clin Biomed Sci 2013; 3(3):137-39.

Patil DN, DarshanBabu N, Umapati C. Baragi, Pampanna Gouda H., Patil NJ. Kalyanakarakam - A Gem of Ayurveda. AYUSHDHARA, 2015;2(3):141-149.

Darshan B, Dhanashree P, Patil N J, Pampanna GH. Kalyanakarakam- A unique compendium of Jaina to Ayurveda. Int Ayu Med J. 2015 Jul –Aug; 3 (8): 2544-52.

Patil N J, The Need of Practicing Yoga for Healthy Today and Tomorrow. J. res. tradit. med 2016; 2(3):54-55. doi.org/10.21276/jrtm.2016/167

Dhanashri P, Patil N J, Pampanna GH: Dhatuparinama – An Ayurvedic Approach of Metabolic Transformation. J Ayurveda Integr Med Sci 2017; 1:1-6.

Patil N.J, Patil D, Tekur P, Venkatarathnamma PN, Manohar PV; Sciatica – An Ayurveda Perspective. J Ayurveda Integr Med Sci 2017; 5:102-112.

Sumitra S, Kutty K, Patil NJ, Vinutha S. Effect of Integrated Yoga practices on stress, anxiety and heart rate variability in first year medical students. Indian Journal of Clinical Anatomy and Physiology. DOI: 10.18231/2394-2126.2018.0022.

Effect of Integrated yoga as an adjuvant therapy to standard care in Pulmonary Tuberculosis- A Randomized Control Trial.

PhD Scholar: Mr. Srinivas M, Dept. of Integrative Medicine, SDUAHER (A Deemed to be University) Kolar PhD Supervisor: Dr. Neetinakumar Patil, Former HoD, Dept. of Integrative Medicine, SDUAHER, Kolar & Associate Professor, Centre for Integrative Medicine & Research(CIMR)- Yoga, MAHE, Manipal PhD Co-Supervisor: Dr. Prabhakar K Professor, Dept. of Medicine, SDUMC, Kolar PhD Co-Supervisor: Dr. Jagamohan SV Assoc. Prof., Dept. TB & CD, SDUMC, Kolar

Conceptualization and designing of trimurti dhyana and its effect on HRV, three gunas and mindfulness.

PhD Scholar: Mr. Chanachal Suryawanshi PhD Supervisor: Dr. Neetinakumar Patil, Former HoD, Dept. of Integrative Medicine, SDUAHER, Kolar & Associate Professor, Centre for Integrative Medicine & Research(CIMR)- Yoga, MAHE, Manipal PhD Co-Supervisor: Dr. Vinutha Shankar Prof. & Head, Dept. of Physiology, SDUMC, Kolar

Effect of pranayama and yoga nidra on side effects of chemotherapy and radiotherapy in patients with cancer of cervix-RCT

PhD Scholar: Dr. F.J Nuzhath PhD Supervisor: Dr. Neetinakumar Patil, Former HoD, Dept. of Integrative Medicine, SDUAHER, Kolar & Associate Professor, Centre for Integrative Medicine & Research(CIMR)- Yoga, MAHE, Manipal PhD Co-Supervisor: Dr. Sheela S R Prof. , Dept. of OBG, SDUMC, Kolar

Effect of Integrated Yoga as an adjuvant to standard care in patients with panic disorders_ RCT

PhD Scholar: Mr. Vishwasree Yadla PhD Supervisor: Dr. Neetinakumar Patil, Former HoD, Dept. of Integrative Medicine, SDUAHER, Kolar & Associate Professor, Centre for Integrative Medicine & Research(CIMR)- Yoga, MAHE, Manipal PhD Co-Supervisor: Dr. Prabhakar K Professor, Dept. of Medicine, SDUMC, Kolar