Abraham Samuel Babu

Abraham Samuel Babu

Assistant Professor – Senior Scale

Department of Physiotherapy

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  • CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Mr. Abraham Samuel Babu is an Assistant Professor - Senior Scale in the Department of Physiotherapy, SOAHS, Manipal

    He is:

    • Coordinator for the second year BPT program
    • In-charge of clinical services to the Medical ICU, Surgical wards and Cardiac Rehabilitation Clinic
    • Member of the CPR committee of Kasturba Hospital, Manipal
    • Certified instructor by the American Heart Association in Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
    • Web author for SOAHS
  • SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING
    Subject
    :
    Massage
    Subject code
    :
    Year / Semester
    :
    I year BPT
    Subject
    :
    Electrical Stimulation
    Subject code
    :
    Year / Semester
    :
    II year BPT
    Subject
    :
    Ethics
    Subject code
    :
    Year / Semester
    :
    III year BPT
    Subject
    :
    PT in Cardiopulmonary Conditions (PT3)
    Subject code
    :
    Year / Semester
    :
    IV year BPT
    Subject
    :
    Community Physiotherapy (PT4)
    Subject code
    :
    Year / Semester
    :
    IV year BPT, 2nd Semester Malaysian Bridge program
    Subject
    :
    Exercise Physiology
    Subject code
    :
    Year / Semester
    :
    II Semester Malaysian Bridge program
    Subject
    :
    Basic Life Support
    Subject code
    :
    Year / Semester
    :
    IV year BPT, Malaysian Bridge program, 1st year MPT
    Subject
    :
    Physiotherapy theory and practice
    Subject code
    :
    Year / Semester
    :
    1st year MPT
    Subject
    :
    Cardiopulmonary Physiotherapy
    Subject code
    :
    Year / Semester
    :
    2nd year MPT
  • ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
    Degree
    :
    MPT
    Specialisation
    :
    Cardiopulmonary Sciences and Cardiac Rehabilitation
    Institute
    :
    School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education
    Year of passing
    :
    2010
    Degree
    :
    Fellowship in Cardiac Rehabilitation
    Specialisation
    :
    Cardiac Rehabilitation
    Institute
    :
    Medvarsity, Apollo Hospitals
    Year of passing
    :
    2008
    Degree
    :
    BPT
    Specialisation
    :
    Institute
    :
    Christian Medical College, Vellore
    Year of passing
    :
    2005
  • EXPERIENCE
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Department of Physioherapy, School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal
    Designation
    :
    Assistant Professor - Senior Scale
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    2013 - Present
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Department of Physioherapy, School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal
    Designation
    :
    Assistant Professor
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    2010 - 2013
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Department of Physioherapy, School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal
    Designation
    :
    Lecturer
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    2010
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Department of Physioherapy, School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal
    Designation
    :
    Postgraduate Trainee
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    2008 - 2010
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    CSI Mission Hospital, Codacal, Kerala
    Designation
    :
    Physical Therapist
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    2006-2008
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore
    Designation
    :
    Intern
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    2005-2006
  • CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Mr. Abraham Samuel Babu is an Assistant Professor - Senior Scale in the Department of Physiotherapy, SOAHS, Manipal

    He is:

    • Coordinator for the second year BPT program
    • In-charge of clinical services to the Medical ICU, Surgical wards and Cardiac Rehabilitation Clinic
    • Member of the CPR committee of Kasturba Hospital, Manipal
    • Certified instructor by the American Heart Association in Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
    • Web author for SOAHS
  • SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING
    Subject Subject code Year / Semester
    Massage I year BPT
    Electrical Stimulation II year BPT
    Ethics III year BPT
    PT in Cardiopulmonary Conditions (PT3) IV year BPT
    Community Physiotherapy (PT4) IV year BPT, 2nd Semester Malaysian Bridge program
    Exercise Physiology II Semester Malaysian Bridge program
    Basic Life Support IV year BPT, Malaysian Bridge program, 1st year MPT
    Physiotherapy theory and practice 1st year MPT
    Cardiopulmonary Physiotherapy 2nd year MPT
  • ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
    Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
    MPT Cardiopulmonary Sciences and Cardiac Rehabilitation School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education 2010
    Fellowship in Cardiac Rehabilitation Cardiac Rehabilitation Medvarsity, Apollo Hospitals 2008
    BPT Christian Medical College, Vellore 2005
  • EXPERIENCE
    Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
    Department of Physioherapy, School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal Assistant Professor - Senior Scale 2013 - Present
    Department of Physioherapy, School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal Assistant Professor 2010 - 2013
    Department of Physioherapy, School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal Lecturer 2010
    Department of Physioherapy, School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal Postgraduate Trainee 2008 - 2010
    CSI Mission Hospital, Codacal, Kerala Physical Therapist 2006-2008
    Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore Intern 2005-2006
  • AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
    Areas of interest
    :
    Cardiac rehabilitation, exercise testing and training, research methodology, ethics, critical care
    Areas of expertise
    :
    Cardiac rehabilitation, exercise testing and training, critical care
    Areas of research
    :
    Cardiac rehabilitation, exercise testing and training, Worksite health and wellness
  • PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND CONTRIBUTIONS

    Professional affiliations

    • Indian Association of Physiotherapists
    • American Heart Association
    • Indian Rheumatologic Association
    • Pulmonary Vascular Research Institute
    • European Association of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation
    • American Thoracic Society
    • European Respiratory Society
    • Pulmonary Hypertension Association
    • International Society for Heart Research 
    • Pulmonary Hypertension Society of Australia and New Zealand 

     

    Contributions:

    • Council member and lead on Advocacy and lobbying in Cardiac Rehabilitation under the International Council of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation (May 2014 – till date)
    • Endeavor Executive Fellowship from the Government of Australia, for training in Cardiac Autonomic Function at Asutin Health, Department of Cardiology, University of Melbourne, Australia (2014-15)
    • Co-chair (2012-2014) and Member (2014-till date) on the task force for "Exercise in pulmonary hypertension" by the Pulmonary Vascular Research Institute (PVRI), UK 
    • Recipient of the Tom Lantos Innovation in Community Services Award from the Pulmonary Hypertension Assoiciation, USA (2011)
  • AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
    Areas of interest Cardiac rehabilitation, exercise testing and training, research methodology, ethics, critical care
    Areas of expertise Cardiac rehabilitation, exercise testing and training, critical care
    Areas of research Cardiac rehabilitation, exercise testing and training, Worksite health and wellness
  • PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND CONTRIBUTIONS

    Professional affiliations

    • Indian Association of Physiotherapists
    • American Heart Association
    • Indian Rheumatologic Association
    • Pulmonary Vascular Research Institute
    • European Association of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation
    • American Thoracic Society
    • European Respiratory Society
    • Pulmonary Hypertension Association
    • International Society for Heart Research 
    • Pulmonary Hypertension Society of Australia and New Zealand 

     

    Contributions:

    • Council member and lead on Advocacy and lobbying in Cardiac Rehabilitation under the International Council of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation (May 2014 – till date)
    • Endeavor Executive Fellowship from the Government of Australia, for training in Cardiac Autonomic Function at Asutin Health, Department of Cardiology, University of Melbourne, Australia (2014-15)
    • Co-chair (2012-2014) and Member (2014-till date) on the task force for "Exercise in pulmonary hypertension" by the Pulmonary Vascular Research Institute (PVRI), UK 
    • Recipient of the Tom Lantos Innovation in Community Services Award from the Pulmonary Hypertension Assoiciation, USA (2011)