CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES
- Takes practical classes for MD and provides guidance for seminars.
- Is involved in BLS training programme for undergraduates.
- Is involved in taking lectures in Physiology in integrated teaching programme organized for second MBBS and ophthalmology postgraduates.
Dr Dhiren Punja takes theory and practical classes in physiology for first M.B.B.S
SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING
|Subject||Semester / Year|
|Medical Physiology||1st and 2nd semester|
|Degree||Specialisation||Institute||Year of passing|
|MD||Physiology||Kasturba Medical College, Manipal||2011|
|MBBS||Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore||2006|
|Institution / Organisation||Designation||Role||Tenure|
|KMC,Manipal||Professor and Head||Mar 2020 till date|
|KMC, Manipal||Associate Professor||2015-Feb 2020|
|KMC, Manipal||Assistant Professor||2011 to 2015|
|KMC, Manipal||Tutor||2008 - 2011|
AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
Area of Interest
Team-based learning as a teaching strategy for first-year medical students
2014-31-12 Punja D Kalludi SN Pai KM Rao RK Dhar M
Australasian medical journal [AMJ 2014; 7(12):490–499]
The effectiveness of self-directed learning (SDL) for teaching physiology to first-year medical students
Australasian Medical Journal [AMJ 2014; 7(11):448–453].
Efficacy and perceived utility of Podcasts as a supplementary teaching aid among first year dental students
2013-30-09 Kalludi SN Punja D Pai KM Murali Dhar
Australas Med J. 2013; 6(9): 450–457.
Impact of readiness assurance process and faculty feedback on individual application exercises: a model for continuous assessment in physiology
2020 KR Nayak D Punja C Suryavanshi
Advances in Physiology Education 2020; 44 (4), 509-515
Application of Case-Based Readiness Assurance Process as a Model for Case-Based Pedagogy and Collaborative Learning in Physiology
Med Sci Educ 2020;30(2):869-877
A comparative study of vasa vasorum density among coronary arteries
Artery Res 2018;22:36-42.