CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES
- Involved in teaching physiology to students of first year MBBS, dental and allied health science courses
- Function as internal examiner in the evaluation of theory, practical and viva voce components of summative examinations of MBBS and dental courses
- Function as internal examiner in the evaluation of theory component of summative examinations of allied health science courses
- Functions as convener of Integration Coordination Committee (ICC)
- Functions as coordinator for compiling and updating summative examination question paper files of MBBS Phase 1 stage 1 and MBBS Phase 1 stage 2
SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING
|Physiology||First two semesters Phase I Stage I MBBS|
|Physiology||First and second semesters, BDS|
|Physiology||First year allied health science courses|
|Degree||Specialisation||Institute||Year of passing|
|PhD||Medical education||Manipal University||2008|
|MSc (Master of Science)||Physiology||Kasturba Medical College||1992|
|Institution / Organisation||Designation||Role||Tenure|
|MMMC (Manipal Campus),Manipal||Professor||2015 - till date|
|MMMC (Manipal Campus), Manipal||Associate Professor and Head||2012 - 2015|
|MMMC (Manipal Campus), Manipal||Selection Grade Lecturer and Head||2008 - 2012|
|MMMC (Manipal Campus), Manipal||Selection Grade Lecturer||2004 - 2008|
|MMMC (Manipal Campus), Manipal||Senior Grade Lecturer||2001 - 2004|
|MMMC (Manipal Campus), Manipal||Lecturer||1997 - 2001|
|Oxford Dental College, Bangalore||Lecturer||1996 - 1997|
|KMC, Manipal||Lecturer||1992 - 1996|
AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
Area of Interest
Area of Expertise
Area of Research
Computer-assisted objective-structured practical examination - an innovative method of evaluation
2006-01-01 K Ramnarayan Subramanya Upadhya Reem Rachel Abraham
Advances in Physiology Education, 2006, 30:48-49.
Impact of multiple true - false questions on student performance in written examinations
Indian Educational Review, 2006, 42(2):71-80.
Peer-guided co-operative Learning (PCL) enhances performance of refresher students
2007-01-01 Reem Rachel Abraham K Ramnarayan Subramanya Upadhya
Advances in Physiology Education, 2007, 31:118.
Integrated practical examination - A novel approach to evaluate undergraduate medical students in physiology practical
2008-01-01 Subramanya Upadhya Reem Rachel Abraham Asha K K Ramnarayan
South East Asian Journal of Medical Education, 2008, Vol.2, no 1:48-54.
Clinically oriented physiology teaching - strategy for developing critical-thinking skills in undergraduate medical students
2004-01-01 Reem Rachel Abraham Subramanya Upadhya K Ramnarayan
Advances in Physiology Education, 2004, 28:102-104.
Student perspectives of assessment by TEMM model in physiology
2005-01-01 Reem Rachel Abraham Subramanya Upadhya K Ramnarayan
Advances in Physiology Education, 2005, 29:94-97.
Perceptions of academic achievers and under-achievers regarding learning environment of Melaka Manipal Medical College (Manipal campus), Manipal, India, using the DREEM Inventory
2007-01-01 Reem Rachel Abraham K.Ramnarayan Vinod Pallath Maneesh M
South East Asian Journal of Medical Education, 2007, 1: 18-24.
Students perceptions of learning environment in an Indian medical school
2008-01-01 Reem Rachel Abraham K.Ramnarayan Vinod Pallath
BMC Med Educ, 2008, 11:8:20.
The impact of viva-voce examination on student’s performance in theory component of the final summative examination in physiology
2010-01-01 Reem Rachel Abraham K.Ramnarayan K Asha
Journal of Physiology and Pathophysiology, 2010, Vol. 1(1), pp.10-12, April.
Learning through story writing
2011-01-01 Reem Rachel Abraham
South East Asian Journal of Medical Education, 2011, Vol.5 No.2/Dec.
Student and faculty perspectives on Laboratory Based Learning (LBL) sessions in Physiology.
South‐East Asian Journal of Medical Education. Vol. 6 no.2, 2012.
Faculty perspectives on the multi-component assessment system in physiology.
International Journal of Arts and Education - Vol.3, Issue, 1, pp. 1- 3, January, 2013.
Mini-test blueprint for OSPE in Physiology.
Education in Medicine Journal 2013; 5 (4): e90-e91
A study of the association between the internal assessment and the final summative examination scores in Physiology
Int. J. Adv. Res. Biol.Sci. 2(1): (2015): 143–147.
Relationship between library usage and academic performance of first year medical students
Asian Academic Research Journal of Multidisciplinary. Volume-1, Issue-30, pp.291-303. February, 2015
Students’ perspectives on the multi-component evaluation system in Physiology
International Journal of Current Research.Vol. 7, Issue 02, pp.12469-12474, February, 2015
“Heart Shots”: a classroom activity to instigate active learning
Adv Physiol Educ 39: 189–191, 2015
Standard setting of objective structured practical examination by modified Angoff method: A pilot study
2016-01-01 M. Ganesh Kamath, Vinod Pallath, K. Ramnarayan,Asha Kamath, Sharmila Torke, James Gonsalves
Natl Med J India 2016;29:160–2 (The National Medical Journal of India, Vol. 29, No. 3, 2016)
Curricular impact on learning approaches and critical thinking skills of medical students
Education in Medicine Journal. 8(4):39–45. DOI: 10.5959/ eimj.v8i4.468 - 2016
Modiﬁed directed self-learning sessions in physiology with prereading assignments and Pecha Kucha talks: perceptions of students.
Reem Rachel Abraham, Sharmila Torke, James Gonsalves, Sareesh Naduvil Narayanan, M. Ganesh Kamath, Jay Prakash, Kiranmai S Rai.
Adv Physiol Educ 42: 26–31, 2018; doi:10.1152/advan.00048.2017.
Yoga for stress management
Batch 25, semester 3.
Studying the relevance and importance of preclinical physiology practical during clinical phase
for MBBS students of MMMC and KMC, Batch 25, semester 3.
A study of the awareness of contact Lens usage among MMMC students
Aswanzulfian Bin Khairul Aswandy Bahjat Safuraa Binti Ismail Chathurini Dayaratna Shuhadatul Fadliah Binti Shafie
Batch 26, semester 3.
A study of the proportion of patients with diabetes mellitus developing heart disease
Batch 30, semester 3.
Stress on lecturers and its impact on the quality of teaching
Batch 30, semester.