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 Semester / Year
Pharmacology 3rd, 4th and 5th semester
Pharmacology

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.

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