Dr Sahana Devadasa Acharya

Associate Professor

Department of Pharmacology

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Sahana Devadasa Acharya teaches MBBS, BPT, and MD (Pharmacology) and MDS students. 

    She is the Pharmacology course coordinator for II MBBS and is involved in the planning and smooth execution of the MBBS classes.

     

     

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
MBBS Third, Fourth and Fifth semesters
BPT and other Allied Health Sciences Second year
MD (Pharmacology)
M Sc (Pharmacology)

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
PG Diploma in Bioethics & Medical Ethics Centre for Ethics, Yenepoya Medical College, Yenepoya University, Mangalore 2014
MD (Doctor of Medicine) Pharmacology Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore Manipal Academy of Higher Education 2006
MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery) JSS Medical College Mysore 2000

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
KMC, Mangalore Associate Professor February 2011 to till date
KMC, Mangalore Assistant Professor 2007-2011
KMC, Mangalore Tutor - Department of Pharmacology 2003-2006

Factors affecting glycemic control in patients with long standing type 2 diabetes

Knowledge and attitude of health care ethics among technicians in a tertiary care hospital in South India.

Awareness of medical ethics among medical students using case vignettes

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Diabetes mellitus, Therapeutic drug monitoring, Qualitative research

Area of Expertise

Research Ethics, Preclinical studies

Area of Research

Preclinical and clinical studies in type 2 diabetes, Health literacy, Medical ethics, Preclinical Analgesic and Anti-Inflammatory Study

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

Life Member of Indian Pharmacological Society, 2008.

Life Member of Indian Medical Association, 2012.

Therapeutic efficacy of generic anti diabetic drugs

2008-01-01 P Sabitha M Prabha Adhikari Asha Kamath

Anti-inflammatory and analgesic activity of phyllanthus niruri I rodent models

2009-01-01 Satisha A Udupa L Rathnakar UP Pai PG

Effect of eugenia jambolana on plasma glucose, insulin sensitivity and HDL-C levels- preliminary results of a randomized clinical trial

2010-01-01 Shivaprakash G Raghavendra Baliga Adhikari Prabha MR Jyothi Ganesh

Pattern of psychotropic drug usage in psychiatric illnesses among elderly

2010-01-01 Keshava Pai Rajeshwari Ullal SD Rathnakar UP

Analgesic effect of extracts of alpinia galanga rhizome in mice

2011-01-01 Sheetal Ullal Shivaraj Padiyar Yalla Durga Rao Kousthubha Upadhyaya

Bilateral submandibular salivary gland venous vascular malformation with ultrasound guided sclerotherapy

2011-01-01 Suresh Hadihally Byregowda Vinod Hegde

Highly sensitive C reactive protein in patients with metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular disease

2012-01-01 Mukta N Chowta Sahana Devadasa Acharya Prabha M Adhikari Rishav Sinha

Evaluation of antinociceptive activity of vanillin mediated through opioid receptor

2012-01-01 Sahana Devadasa Acharya Ashok Shenoy K Rathnakar U P Srikanth D

Acute oral toxicity of VTH pills in wistar rats

2013-01-01 Sahana Devadasa Acharya Sheetal Ullal Yogesh Belagali Seema Rai

A critical evaluation and comparison of antimicrobial prophylaxis in elective surgeries across three hospitals

2013-01-01 Ashok Shenoy K Sahana Devadasa Acharya Sheetal Ullal Mukta N Chowta

Evaluation of the Diuretic Activity of Alocasia macrorrhizos in Rats.

2014-01-01 Sahana D Acharya Ramya Kateel Rohit Shenoy Ullal Sheetal D Preethi G Pai

Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences 2014; July-August; 5(4):1358-62.

Analgesic effect of extracts of Alpinia galanga rhizome in mice

2011-01-01 Sahana Devadasa Acharya Sheetal Dinkar Ullal Shivaraj Padiyar Yalla Durga Rao Kousthubha Upadhyaya Durga Pillai Vishnu Raj

J Chin Integr Med. 2011;9(1):100-104.

Effect of Eugenia Jambolana on Plasma Glucose, Insulin Sensitivity and HDL-C Levels: Preliminary Results of A Randomized Clinical Trial

2010-01-01 Sahana D.A Shivaprakash G Raghavendra Baliga Adhikari Prabha M.R Jyothi Ganesh M.R.S.M Pai

Journal of Pharmacy Research 2010; 3(6):1268-1270

Pattern of psychotropic drug usage in psychiatric illnesses among elderly

2010-01-01 Sahana D.A Keshava Pai Rajeshwari S Ullal S.D Rathnakar U.P Jaykumar J.S

The Journal of Medicine Use in Developing Countries 2010; 2(1): 3-10

Utilization of library services by teachers of a medical college in India.

2013-01-01 Rathnakar UP Sahana D Acharya Preethi G Pai Unnikrishnan B Shiva Prakash G Ashok K Shenoy Udupa AL

Indian Journal of Library and Information Science. 2013;7 (2):121-125

Analgesic effect of extracts of Alpinia galanga rhizome in mice.

Sahana Devadasa Acharya Sheetal Dinkar Ullal Shivaraj Padiyar Yalla Durga Rao Kousthubha Upadhyaya Durga Pillai Vishnu Raj

J Chin Integr Med. 2011;9(1):100-104.

Effect of Vitamin B12 and folic acid supplementation on neuropsychiatric symptoms and immune response in HIV‑positive patients.

Prabha M. Adhikari Mukta N. Chowta John T. Ramapuram Satish B. Rao Karthik Udupa Sahana D. Acharya

Journal of Neurosciences in Rural Practice 2016; 7(3): 362-67.

Serum pyridoxine levels in HIV‑positive patients and its association with tuberculosis and neuropsychiatric manifestations.

Prabha Adhikari MR Sahana Devadasa Acharya John T. Ramapuram Satish B. Rao Kiran Vadapalli Mukta N. Chowta Sheetal Ullal D

International Journal of Nutrition, Pharmacology, Neurological Diseases 2016;6(4):157-61.

Effect of Antihypertensive Medications on the Subjective Quality of Life in Previously Untreated Hypertensive Patients.

Nishith Revappala Sekhar Mukta Chowta Kallige Nithyananda Chowta Sahana Devadas Acharya Kudgi Ashok Shenoy

J Young Pharm 2016; 8(3): 225-229.

Health Literacy Status and Understanding of the Prescription Instructions in Diabetic Patients.

Shivangini Singh Sahana Devadasa Acharya Ashwin Kamath Sheetal D. Ullal Rathnakar P. Urval

Journal of Diabetes Research 2018. Volume 2018, Article ID 4517243, 5 pages.

Antiepileptic effect of rosiglitazone in mice

Mr Shivaraj Padiyar

II MBBS: 2009

Evaluation of diuretic activity of Alocasia macrorrhizos in rats.

Rohit Shenoy

II MBBS 2012

Effect of Costus speciosus on learning and memory in models of diabetes.

Sushma MD

Co-guide, 2012

Adverse Effects Surveillance in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit of a Tertiary Care Hospital

Anshuman Anand

II MBBS 2013

Factors affecting glycemic control in patients with long standing type 2 diabetes.

Ratna Jay

II MBBS 2014

Qualitative analysis of ethical decision making in clinical care among final year medical students

Ms.Swetha Samantha

2018

Evaluation of the effects of prenatal and postnatal exposure of levetiracetam and Bacopa monnieri on cognitive function in rats

Ms. Sudhishma

2017

Cognitive and behavioural effects of levetiracetam in juvenile rats

Ms Ashima Grace Thomas

2018

Health literacy and understanding of the prescription instructions in diabetic patients.

Ms Shivangini Singh

2016

Effect of change in order of injection of IPV and Pentavalent vaccines on pain response in children

Ms. Apoorva

2019