Dr Asha V

Assistant Professor

Department of Physiology

Qualification: BAMS, MSc (Medical Physiology), PhD

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    ·         Teaches Physiology for MBBS, BDS and Allied Health Science students

    ·         Conducts the theory classes, laboratory classes

    ·         Facilitates Problem Based Learning (PBL) and self-directed learning sessions

    ·         Acts as block coordinator for MBBS and BDS programs

    ·         Acts as coordinator for Physiology syllabus book

    ·         Sets question paper for block and University examinations for MBBS, BDS and Allied Health Science programs

    ·         Internal Examiner in the University examination for MBBS and BDS programs

    ·         Mentors students

    ·         Guides Mentored Student Projects

    ·         Member in the PBL coordination committee

    ·         Member in Mentored Student Project (MSP) coordination committee

     

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester / Year
Physiology First year MBBS, BDS and Allied Health Science

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) Medical education Manipal Academy of Higher Education 2017
Fellowship FAIMER (Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education Research) Regional Institute Fellowship PSG Coimbatore 2014
MSc Medical Physiology Kasturba Medical College, Manipal 2009
BAMS (Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery) Ayurvedic medicine Government Ayurvedic Medical Collage, Bangalore 1996

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Department of Physiology -MMMC, Manipal Assistant Professor August 2017 – till date
Department of Physiology -MMMC, Manipal Senior Grade Lecturer January 2016 – August 2017
Department of Physiology -MMMC, Manipal Lecturer January 2010 – January 2016

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Physiology, Medical Education

Area of Expertise

Physiology

Area of Research

Medical Education

Asha Vashe, Reem Rachel Abraham, Sharmila Torke, Vinod Pallath, Asha Kamath. Student and faculty perspectives on Laboratory Based Learning (LBL) sessions in Physiology, South East Asian Journal of Medical Education 2012; 6:1-7.

Asha Vashe, Vasudha Devi, Raghavendra Rao, Reem Rachel Abraham, Vinod Pallath. Link between self-directed learning readiness and academic performance of medical students. Proceedings of the Innovation and Technology in Education (MITE), 2013 IEEE International Conference in MOOC; 2013: IEEE.

Shankaranarayana Bhat M, Asha V, Vinod V Thomas. A Comprehensive Faculty Development Program. Proceedings of the Innovation and Technology in Education (MITE), 2013 IEEE International Conference in MOOC; 2013: IEEE

Reem Rachel Abraham, Asha Vashe, Sharmila Torke. “Heart Shots”: a classroom activity to instigate active learning, Advances in Physiology Education, 2015; 39: 189–191.

Asha Vashe, K Ramnarayan, Vinod Pallath and Asha Kamath. Validation of Multiple True or False (MTF) questions and their usefulness in assessment in an undergraduate medical program, South East Asian Journal of Medical Education 2016;10:19-26.

Asha Vashe, Vasudha Devi, Raghavendra Rao, Reem Rachel Abraham, Vinod Pallath, Sharmila Torke. Curricular impact on learning approaches and critical thinking skills of medical students. Education in Medicine Journal. 2016;8:39–45.

Reem Rachel Abraham, M Ganesh Kamath, Asha Vashe, Wong Hong Jun, Muhammad Faiq Afif Bin Mohd Tahrim, Muhammad Faiz Bin Kasmuri. Factors influencing academic success of high achievers and low achievers in physiology, Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 2018;12: 11-15.

Asha Vashe, Vasudha Devi, Raghavendra Rao, Reem Rachel Abraham, Vinod Pallath, Shashikiran Umakanth. Using an integrated teaching approach to facilitate student achievement of the learning outcomes in a preclinical medical curriculum in India. Advances in physiology education. 2019;43:522-528.

Copyright: Asha Vashe, Vasudha Devi, Vinod Pallath, Reem Rachel Abraham, Asha Kamath and Manipal Academy of Higher Education, MICE: Manipal inventory for curriculum evaluation, L-78154/2018, 2018 Oct 01.

Metabolite and electrolyte imbalances in newborns in Dr. T.M.A. Pai Hospital, Udupi

Impact of teaching how to reflect on

Sleeping habits among MMMC Students

Lifestyle and dysmenorrhea

Gender differences in effortful thinking

Occurrence of occupation related illness in professional and non-professional workers in Manipal

Effect of smartphone usage on academic performance of undergraduate medical students

Influence of knowledge of Ayurveda among Malaysian students on their preference to Ayurvedic personal care product