Dr Leelavathi D Acharya

Associate Professor

Department of Pharmacy Practice


    Leelavathi D Acharya teaches undergraduate and postgraduate students. She is also involved in various administrative, academic and examination related activities of department. 


Subject Semester / Year
Hospital and Community Pharmacy BPharm Third year
Hospital Pharmacy Pharm D Fourth year
Clinical and Hospital Pharmacy MPharm Part - I
Patient counselling and Inventory Lab MPharm Part - I
Seminars in Pharmacy Practice MPharm Pharm - I


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
PhD Pharmacy Practice Manipal Academy of Higher Education Manipal 2013
Certificate Course in Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Methodology Manipal Academy of Higher Education 2008
MPharm (Masters In Pharmacy) Pharmaceutics Mangalore University and Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences 1991
BPharm Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences 1989


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Department of Pharmacy Associate Professor 2013-onwards
Practice Lecturer
Department of Pharmacy Practice Selection Grade Lecturer 2004-2013
Department of Pharmacy Practice Senior Lecturer 1998-2004


Area of Interest

Hospital Pharmacy, Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacotherapeutics

Area of Expertise

Hospital Pharmacy, Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacotherapeutics

Area of Research

Drug Utilisation studies, Pharmacoeconomics, Medication Errors

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Member of Indian Pharmaceutical Association, 1998.
  • Member of Indian Hospital Pharmacists Association, 2001.
  • Member of Association of community Pharmacists of India.

Establishment of patient counselling centre in Kasturba Hospital, Manipal

2003-01-01 Padma GM Rao

2003, Vol XL No 5 180-182, Indian Journal of Hospital Pharmacy.

The effect of two different dental gels and a mouthwash on plaque and gingival scores - a six-week clinical study

2004-01-01 N Udupa MP Pai

2004, Vol 54/No 4, International Dental Journal.

Biodegradable implants of gentamicin sulphate for effective management of osteomyelitis

2006-01-01 Taufeeq Ali Srinivas Mutalik M Venkatesh Dinesh B Shenoy N Udupa

2006, Vol 14, No 2, Saudi Pharmaceutical Journal.

Study and evaluation of the various cutaneous adverse drug reactions in Kasturba Hospital, Manipal

2006-01-01 S Ghosh Padma GM Rao

2006 68 (2); 210-213 Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Knowledge, attitude and practice of outcomes: Evaluating the impact of counselling in hospitalised diabetic patients in India

2006-07-01 Subish Palaian Padma GM Rao P Raci Shankar Nidin Mohan Nair

July 2006, Vol 31, No 7, P & T Journal.

Adverse drug reaction pattern in hospitalised children of a South Indian teaching hospital

2006-01-01 Padma GM Rao Nidhin Mohan Nair Subish Palain

2006, Vol 36, No 3, JPPR.

Development of hospital formulary for a tertiary care teaching hospital in South India

2007-01-01 RJ D Almeida Padma GM Rao Jimmy Jose Reshma V Bhat

2007, 773-779 IJPS.

Evaluation of risk factors and in-hospital outcomes in patients with coronary artery disease in a tertiary care teaching hospital

2009-01-01 Faizal P Padmakumar R Krathish Boppanna Sureshwar Pandey

2009 (1378-1386), International Journal Pharm Tech Research.

Performance of a drug information centre in a South Indian Teaching Hospital

2013-01-01 Venkatraghavan S Rama M

Vol 2, No 1, PP 390-403, International Journal of Pharm Tech, Research.

Development and validation of quality of life assessment instruments for diabetic patients

2011-01-01 Shaista Kareem M Surulivel Rajan

2011, 43(1): S98, Indian Journal of pharmacology .

Assessment of drug-drug interactions among renal failure patients of nephrology ward in a South Indian Teritary Care Hospital

2012-01-01 Mylapuram Rama Gayathri Vishwanathan RP Attur PN Reddy

2012, IJPS .

Impact of hypertension and dyslipidemic in diabetic patients

2013-01-01 NR Rau N Udupa

2013, 50 (65-68), Indian Journal of Hospital Pharmacy.

Development and validation of quality of life assessment instruments for diabetic patients

2008-01-01 Shaista Kareem PG


Study and evaluation of dispensing errors in a hospital pharmacy of tertiary care hospital

2007-01-01 Tinsy Elizabeth Thoma PG


Surveillance of potential drug-drug interactions at nephrology ward of Kasturba Hospital

2008-01-01 Rama Gayathri PG


Efficacy and safety of GLP-1 analogue in type-2 diabetes mellitus - systematic review and meta analysis

2009-01-01 Sindhy Akkati PG


Evaluation of the impact of patient counselling in hospitalized hospitalised patients with diabetes mellitus in Kasturba Hospital, Manipal

2001-01-01 Subish P PG


A prospective study of the adverse drug reactions in paediatrics and dermatology departments of Kasturba Hospital, Manipal

2001-01-01 Siddartha Ghosh PG


A prospective study of medication errors in general medicine wards of a tertiary care hospital

Garima Sinha


A prospective study on Management of Complications and Associated outcomes in Patients with chronic Kidney Failure

Sumy George


Review of Safety Labeling changes Proposed by USFDA in 2011and Survey on Awareness among Health care Professionals regarding these labeling changes

Sumith Ladda


Safety Review of Lamivudine and Tennovir for Approval of New Fixed Dose Combination in Treatment of HIV

Chandana Apiddi


Preparation and Validation of Patient Information Leaflets

Avinas Ladda