Dr Meena Kumari K

Associate Professor

Department of Pharmacology

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Dr Meena Kumari K is currently working as an Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacology at Kasturba Medical College, Manipal.

    She is :

    • Involved in teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students.
    • Manipal Academy of Higher Education Instructor in Basic Life Support for undergraduate and postgraduate students
    • Teacher guardian for MBBS students
    • Pharmacovigilance coordinator for ADRs from Dept. of Cardiology/ Surgery/ Pediatrics/ Medical Oncology, collected by the MD students
    • Moderator for various MD seminars and journal club presentations by postgraduates
    • Involved in setting of papers and conducting  MBBS sessional practical examinations
    • Involved in development of curriculum and practical record of pharmacology
    • Resource person for conference & workshops
    • Guide for undergraduate (also ICMR-STS project) and postgraduate  student projects
    • Guide for MD thesis

 

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Pharmacology MBBS 3rd, 4th and 5th semester
Pharmacology MD

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MD Pharmacology Kasturba Medical College, Manipal 2007
MBBS

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
KMC, Manipal Associate professor 05/2011 till date
KMC, Manipal Assistant Professor 05/2007 to 05/2011
KMC, Manipal Tutor 05/2004 to 04/2011

A retrospective study of treatment outcome of drug therapies used in heart failure patients with associated co-morbidities in a tertiary care hospital

Dr Harish Thanusubramanian Dr G Vivek

This study evaluates the efficacy of the different drug therapies used in heart failure patients associated with co-morbidities.

Evaluation of anticonvulsant property of aqueous &methanolic extract of Euphorbia hirta on rats in acute study

Dr Syed Musharaf Dr G Vivek

To evaluate the anticonvulsant property of Euphorbia hirta on rats in both MES & PTZ model.

Evaluation of anticonvulsant property of aqueous extract of Calotropisprocera in rats and mice

Dr R T Desai Dr Vaghdevi H R Smita Shenoy

To evaluate the anticonvulsant property of Calotropisprocera in both rats and mice using MES & PTZ model.

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Expertise

Pharmacology

Area of Research

(Cancer Chemotherapy,Wound healing,Cardiovascular pharmacology). Neuropharmacology, Basic and Clinical Pharmacology, Problem-based learning

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Life member of Indian Medical Association.

Publications

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