Dr Prasanna Kumar

Assistant Professor - Selection Grade

Date of Joining: 02.08.2010

Department of Pharmacy Practice


    Prasanna Kumar guides student with their research work. He is involved in clinical rounds, counselling the patients and infrastructure activities. 


Subject Semester / Year
Applied Pharmacotherapeutics I MPharm First year
Applied Pharmacotherapeutics II MPharm First year
Pharmacotherapeutics II Pharm D Third year
Pharmacotherapeutics I & II Pharm D Post Baccalaureate First year
Pharmacotherapeutics III Pharm D Fourth year and Pharm D Post Baccalaureate First year
Hospital Pharmacy Pharm D Fourth year and Pharm D Post Baccalaureate Second year
Dissertation Work M Pharm Second year
Project Work Pharm D Fourth year and Pharm D Post Baccalaureate Second year
Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics 5th year Pharm D


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
PhD Pharmacy Practice Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences 2022
FIP-Pharmabridge one month training program Pharmaceutical care University of Michigan College of Pharmacy, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA 2012
Certificate Course Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Methodology Department of Statistics, Manipal Academy of Higher Education 2011
MPharm (Master of Pharmacy) Pharmacy Practice JSS College of Pharmacy, Mysore/ RGUHS 2007


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Department of Pharmacy Practice Senior Lecturer 2011
Department of Pharmacy Practice Lecturer 2010
KKECS College of Pharmacy, Bangalore Lecturer As a teaching faculty involved Teaching and Guiding BPharm students. Participating in research activities


Area of Interest

Complementary Alternative Medicine. Home Medication Review. Chronic Dialysis Pharmaceutical Care, Drug Safety and Pharmacoeconomics

Area of Expertise

Clinical and Hospital Pharmacy and Pharmacotherapeutics

Area of Research

Risk of sudden death in Chronic Dialysis Patients (research work under process).

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Life Member of International Society of Infectious Disease, 2012.
  • Life Member of Kautilya’s Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research, 2011.
  • Life Member of Indian Hospital Pharmacist Association, 2010.

Work Experience

Organisation Role Tenure
Hi-Tech Medicare Hospital and Research Centre Hospital Pharmacist

Full Publications list

Antibiotic utilization utilisation in patients with complicated urinary tract infection in the medicine wards of a south Indian tertiary care hospital

2012-01-01 Joice Deena Mathew Palaye Mrunmayee Vijay Rouhollah Faryabi

2011-2012, Second year Pharm D. The study made an attempt to investigate the antibiotic usage, the microorganism sensitive patterns and the outcome of treatment in complicated urinary tract infection in patients admitted under medicine units in a large teaching hospital.