Dr. Preethi Jnaneshwara Shenoy

Associate Professor

Department of Pharmacology

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

     

    Preethi J Shenoy teaches undergraduate and postgraduate students

    She is a member of the Medical Education Unit since March 2015. She is also a part of the Quality and compliance cell  and a member of the Internal Quality assurance cell (NAAC)

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
MBBS Third, fourth and fifth semesters
BDS Second Year
BPT and other Allied Health Sciences Second year
MD Pharmacology
MSc Pharmacology

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MD (Doctor of Medicine) Pharmacology Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal 2007
MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery) Sri Siddhartha Medical College, Tumkur, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore 2000

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Department of Pharmacology, KMC Mangalore Associate Professor 2011 to till date
Department of Pharmacology, KMC Mangalore Assistant Professor 2007 to 2011
Department of Pharmacology, KMC Mangalore PG cum Tutor 2004 to 2007

Projects undertaken: 

1)      Prescribing patterns of antihypertensive drugs in a South Indian tertiary care hospital: A retrospective, cross sectional study in the in-patient wards

2)      Diuretic activity of aqueous extract of Asteracantha longifolia in normal rats.

3)      A Comparative study of quality of life in multiple myeloma patients treated with Melphalan-Prednisolone combination versus Thalidomide-Dexamethasone chemotherapy.

4)      Comparative study of student performances in multiple choice questions versus theory papers of Pharmacology formative examinations with focus on gender differences.

5)      Didactic lecture and small group teaching: A Comparative study among undergraduate students of Dental surgery.

6)      Correlation of student performances in Pharmacology Formative and Summative examinations.

7)      An evaluation of diuretic activity of Morinda citrifolia (linn) (noni) fruit juice in normal rats.

8)      Evaluation of hypolipidemic effect of Lycium barbarum Linn (goji berry) in rats

9)      An evaluation of nephroprotective effect of ursolic acid in a murine model of gentamicin-induced renal damage-An ICMR project.

10)  Evaluation of antiepileptic activity of vanillin in rodent models.

11)  Evaluation of nephroprotective potential of Ocimum sanctum, noni fruit extract, Shilajit and Camellia sinensis in a murine model of gentamicin-induced renotoxicity.

12)  Medical students’ perception of their educational environment.

13)  Neuromodulatory effects of aqueous extract of Acorus calamus on restraint stress in male rats.

14)  Evaluation of diuretic effect of Lycium barbarum Linn (Goji berry) in rats

15)  Evaluation of diuretic effect of vanillin in normal Wistar albino rats

16)  Evaluation of diuretic effect of Ocimum sanctum in rats.

17)  Evaluation of Anxiolytic Activity of Mucuna pruriens in Wistar Albino Rats

18)  Diuretic activity of Costus pictus leaves in normal Wistar albino rats.

19)  Hepatoprotective activity of Shilajit in isoniazid and rifampicin induced hepatotoxicity

20)  Item analysis of MCQ in Pharmacology

21)  A learner Centered approach of Teaching and Learning in Pharmacology: A Questionnaire based analysis of student cognizance and experiences

Research collaborations: With NITK Suratkal for the following projects:

1)      Synthesis and Characterization of Polysialic Acid–Uricase Conjugates for the Treatment of Hyperuricemia Student: Ms. Ardra

2)      Characterization and immunological evaluation of site-specific PEGylated uricase from Bacillus fastidious : Student: Ms. Pooja Nanda

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Medical Education, Student assessment, validation, innovative teaching methods

Area of Expertise

Pre-clinical studies in evaluating efficacy of potential drugs for their diuretic action, Hepatoprotective/Reno protective effects, Analgesic and Antiepileptic actions OSPE Validation process

Area of Research

Prescription pattern monitoring and other Pharmaco epidemiological research, Evaluating potential drugs for diuretic action, Hepatoprotective/Reno protective effects, Analgesic and Antiepileptic actions

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • FAIMER fellow from PSG FRI, Coimbatore pursued during 2013-2015.
  • Life Member of the Indian Pharmacological Society, 2008
  • Member of Quality and compliance cell, Kasturba Medical College, representing Department of Pharmacology, KMC, Mangalore since November 24, 2012
  • Member of the Core Committee of Integrated Management System, initiated by Manipal Academy of Higher Education since July 5, 2013

 

Click here for publication details of Dr. Preethi J. Shenoy

An evaluation of nephroprotective effect of ursolic acid in a murine model of gentamicin-induced renal damage

Ms. Savindika Nawarathna

Medical students’ perception of their educational environment

Dr Srikanth

Knowledge and awareness of pharmacoeconomics among the postgraduate students of a tertiary care teaching hospital-A Questionnaire based analysis

Ms. Heena Dinodia

Drug prescribing patterns in pediatric urinary tract infections: a retrospective drug utilization analysis in an urban tertiary care hospital

Ms. Srinidhi Govindarajan

Drug utilization pattern in intensive care unit in a tertiary care teaching hospital in Southern India

Ms. Avanjala Singh