Dr. James Gonsalves

Associate Professor

Department of Physiology

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    James Gonsalves conducts lecture classes, practical, SDL and PBL.

    He

    • Updates intended learning outcomes in physiology for MBBS students.
    • Is examiner for MBBS and BDS university examinations.
    • Contributes in the revision of the Physiology practical manual of MMMC
    • Prepares of theory question papers for medical and paramedical internal assessment and university examinations.
    • Invigilator for MBBS block and university examinations.
    • Is Coordinator for MBBS block exams.
    • Plans and schedules time table for MBBS and BDS students.

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester / Year
Medical Physiology

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
Ph.D. Medical Education Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal 2015
FAIMER Fellow 2009 Medical Education CMC- Ludhiana 2011
Certificate course in Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Methodology Biostatistics Department of Statistics, Manipal Academy of Higher Education 2008
MSc (Master of Science) Medical Physiology Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, Manipal Academy of Higher Education 1999

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Department of Physiology - MMMC, Manipal Selection Grade Lecturer 2011 - 2015
Department of Physiology - MMMC, Manipal Senior Grade Lecturer 2005 - 2010
Department of Physiology - MMMC, Manipal Associate Professor 2015 - Till date
Father Muller Medical College, manipal Lecturer 1998-2005

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Medical Education, Cardiovascular Physiology and Neurophysiology

Area of Expertise

Medical Education

Area of Research

Medical Education

Asymmetric testicular levels in the crotch: A thermodynamic perspective

2009-01-01

Medical Hypothesis, 2009.

Practice of self-medication among medical students in Manipal

2013-01-01

International Research Journal of Pharmaceutical and Applied Sciences, 2013.

Depression and anxiety in heart failure patients in a South Indian population: A pilot study

2013-01-01

Asian Journal of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2013.

Quality of life of head and neck cancer patients receiving cancer specific treatments

2013-01-01

JKIMSU, 2013.

Torke, Sharmila and Ramnarayan, K and Gonsalves, James (2015) A study of the Association between the Internal Assessment and the Final Summative Examination Scores in Physiology. International Journal of Advanced Research in Biological Sciences, 2 (1). pp. 143-147. ISSN 2348-8069