Dr Girish Thunga P

Associate Professor

Date of Joining: 18.10.2008

Department of Pharmacy Practice


    Dr Girish Thunga P conducts classes for both undergraduate and postgraduate students.


    • Approved Ph.D guide in Manipal Academy of Higher Education
    • Assists students in the research activities and also conducts seminars.
    • Coordinates training programs for foreign students.
    • Monitors daily activities of postgraduate students.
    • Provides assistance for physician in the management of poisoning cases.
    • Is actively involved in placement activities of the department and assisting the students with industrial training programs.
    • An active member in the publicity council
    • Coordinator- Centre for Toxicovigilance and Drug Safety
    • Deputy coordinator- ADR Monitoring Centre, Pharmacovigilance Program of India


Subject Semester / Year
Pathophysiology B Pharm
Biostatistics and Research Methodology Pharm D
Clinical Toxicology Pharm D
Applied Therapeutics-I MPharm
Applied Therapeutics-II MPharm
Pharmacokinetics, Biostatistics and Clinical Toxicology MPharm


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
PhD Clinical Toxicology Manipal College Of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal 2014
Certificate course in Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Methodology Biostatistics Department of Statistics, Manipal Academy of Higher Education 2011
M Pharm (Master of Pharmacy) Pharmacy Practice Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal 2008


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Department of Pharmacy Practice, MCOPS Associate Professor 2022- onwards
Department of Pharmacy Practice, MCOPS Assistant Professor - Selection Grade
Department of Pharmacy Practice, MCOPS Assistant Professor- Senior Scale
Department of Pharmacy Practice, MCOPS Lecturer


Area of Interest

Kinetics and Clinical toxicology, Management and Outcome of Disease Pharmacoeconomics

Area of Expertise

Kinetics and Clinical toxicology, Pharmacoeconomics

Area of Research

Kinetics and Clinical toxicology, Pharmacoeconomics

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Life Member of Association of Community Pharmacists of India, 2007.
  • Life Member of KSPOR, 2010.
  • Life Member of APTI, 2008. 
Other Associations:
  • Honorary  Advisors for Nerve 24 Technologies Pvt, Mumbai

Work Experience

Organisation Role Tenure
Mithra Hospital Udupi Chief Pharmacist - Mainly involved in procurement and dispensing of medicine 2003 - 2006

Full Publications list

Comparative study of continuous pralidoxime infusion versus intermittent dosing: application of high-performance liquid chromatography method on serum of organophosphate poisoned patients

2013-01-01 Sureshwar Pandey Rama Mylapuri Sudha Vidyasagar Vijayanarayana K

Asia Pacific Medical Toxicology 2013, 2(3).105-110.

Need for a poisons database in developing countries

2013-01-01 Muralidhar Varma Nikhil S Bhagvandas Masoom Priyadarshini

Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research 2013, 43(3).247.

Corticosteroid an ambiguity in ARDS.

2013-01-01 Shivanshu Awasthi Varsha Prabhu Jewel Maria Francis Vijayanarayana K

Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research 2013, 43(3).248.

Phenytoin induced Stevens-Johnson syndrome exacerbated by cefepime

2013-01-01 Varsha A Prabhu Sahiti Doddapaneni Rajakannan Thiyagu Prabhu Kushal Naha

Journal of Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapeutics 2013, 4(4).291-93.

Successful management of mixed amlodipine and atenolol overdose

2013-01-01 Hiren Patel Neethu Robert Sreedharan Vijayanarayana K

Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research 2013, 43(2).163.

Importance of economic study of organophosphorous poisoning in India

2013-01-01 Bhrugu Pariti Varma Muralidhar

Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research 2013, 43(3).165-166.

Study of clinical characteristics and treatment pattern of scrub typhus in tertiary care hospital

2013-01-01 Shirish Inamdar Raviraja Acharya Vijayanarayana K Sreedharan

Journal of Pharmaceutical Science and Research 2013, 5(5).

Role of high-dose corticosteroid for the treatment of leptospirosis-induced pulmonary haemorrhage

2012-01-01 Jean John Kishore Gnana Sam Kanav Khera Sohil Khan

Journal of clinical pharmacology 2012.52(1).114-116.

Evaluation of incidence, clinical characteristics and management in organophosphorus poisoning patients in a tertiary care hospital

2010-01-01 Kishore Ganna Sam Sureshwar Pandey Sudha Vidya Sagar Kanav Khera

Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health Sciences 2010, 2(5). 73-76.

Emergence of promising therapies in diabetes mellitus

2011-01-01 Akkati S Sam KG

Journal of clinical Clinical Pharmacology 2011, 51(5).796-804.

Study on management of acute herbicide and rodenticide poisoning in a tertiary care hospital

2013-01-01 Cherukuri Harika Devabhaktuni Rohini K Pramoda

Fifth Regular Pharm D Project deals with study on management of Herbicide and Rodenticide Poisoning. Different management compared with its outcome.

Assessment of need, development and implementation of supportive management database for the treatment of poisoning cases in a tertiary care hospital

2013-01-01 Nikhil Stephen Bhagvandas

Master of Pharmacy Second year. Project deals with the development of software which helps the physician guide in the management issues.

Analysis of treatment costs of Organophosphorous poisoning in a tertiary care hospital

2013-01-01 Pariti Bhrugu

Master of Pharmacy Second year. Project deals with economic burden of treatment cost on OP poisoning cases.

    Clinical research opportunities in India: Beyond the future, Pharma Buzz


    2009, 4 (8) page 6-9, Article describe about the features of clinical trial development in India.