Dr. Bhamini K. Rao

Dr. Bhamini K. Rao

Professor

Department of Physiotherapy

E-mail Icon bhamini.kr@manipal.edu

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  • CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Dr. Bhamini K Rao is Professor in the Department of Physiotherapy at the School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal.

    She is:

    • Physiotherapy Unit Head of Paediatrics and Women's Health
    • Recognized PhD guide
  • SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING
    Subject
    :
    Exercise therapy
    Subject code
    :
    Year / Semester
    :
    First BPT
    Subject
    :
    Electrotherapy
    Subject code
    :
    Year / Semester
    :
    Second BPT
    Subject
    :
    Physiotherapy Neurology
    Subject code
    :
    Year / Semester
    :
    Third BPT
    Subject
    :
    Physiotherapy Orthopaedics
    Subject code
    :
    Year / Semester
    :
    Third BPT
    Subject
    :
    Physiotherapy in Community (PT4)
    Subject code
    :
    Year / Semester
    :
    Fourth BPT
    Subject
    :
    Physiotherapy in Cardiorespiratory Conditions (PT3)
    Subject code
    :
    Year / Semester
    :
    Fourth BPT
    Subject
    :
    Theoretical Principles and Practice of Physiotherapy
    Subject code
    :
    Year / Semester
    :
    First MPT
    Subject
    :
    Neurosciences and Physiotherapy
    Subject code
    :
    Year / Semester
    :
    Second MPT
    Subject
    :
    Cardiopulmonary Sciences and Physiotherapy
    Subject code
    :
    Year / Semester
    :
    Second MPT
    Subject
    :
    Revision classes
    Subject code
    :
    Year / Semester
    :
    BPT Bridge program
  • ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
    Degree
    :
    Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    Specialisation
    :
    Wound healing
    Institute
    :
    Manipal Academy of Higher Education
    Year of passing
    :
    2011
    Degree
    :
    MPT
    Specialisation
    :
    Cardio Respiratory Sciences
    Institute
    :
    Manipal College of Allied Health Sciences, MAHE, Manipal
    Year of passing
    :
    1999
    Degree
    :
    BPT
    Specialisation
    :
    Institute
    :
    Kasturba Medical College, MAHE, Manipal
    Year of passing
    :
    1997
  • EXPERIENCE
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Department of Physiotherapy, School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal
    Designation
    :
    Professor
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    2013 - till date
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Department of Physiotherapy, School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal
    Designation
    :
    Head of Department
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    2013-2015
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Department of Physiotherapy, School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal
    Designation
    :
    Associate Professor, senior scale
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    August 2012 - December 2012
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Department of Physiotherapy, School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal
    Designation
    :
    Associate Professor
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    2007 - 2012
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Department of Physiotherapy, School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal
    Designation
    :
    Assistant Professor
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    1999 - 2007
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Department of Physiotherapy, School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal
    Designation
    :
    Clinical Instructor
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    April - October 1997
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Alvas College of Physiotherapy
    Designation
    :
    Clinical Instructor
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    1997
  • CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Dr. Bhamini K Rao is Professor in the Department of Physiotherapy at the School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal.

    She is:

    • Physiotherapy Unit Head of Paediatrics and Women's Health
    • Recognized PhD guide
  • SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING
    Subject Subject code Year / Semester
    Exercise therapy First BPT
    Electrotherapy Second BPT
    Physiotherapy Neurology Third BPT
    Physiotherapy Orthopaedics Third BPT
    Physiotherapy in Community (PT4) Fourth BPT
    Physiotherapy in Cardiorespiratory Conditions (PT3) Fourth BPT
    Theoretical Principles and Practice of Physiotherapy First MPT
    Neurosciences and Physiotherapy Second MPT
    Cardiopulmonary Sciences and Physiotherapy Second MPT
    Revision classes BPT Bridge program
  • ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
    Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
    Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Wound healing Manipal Academy of Higher Education 2011
    MPT Cardio Respiratory Sciences Manipal College of Allied Health Sciences, MAHE, Manipal 1999
    BPT Kasturba Medical College, MAHE, Manipal 1997
  • EXPERIENCE
    Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
    Department of Physiotherapy, School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal Professor 2013 - till date
    Department of Physiotherapy, School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal Head of Department 2013-2015
    Department of Physiotherapy, School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal Associate Professor, senior scale August 2012 - December 2012
    Department of Physiotherapy, School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal Associate Professor 2007 - 2012
    Department of Physiotherapy, School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal Assistant Professor 1999 - 2007
    Department of Physiotherapy, School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal Clinical Instructor April - October 1997
    Alvas College of Physiotherapy Clinical Instructor 1997
  • AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
    Areas of interest
    :
    Paediatric Physiotherapy, Women’s health, including pelvic floor dysfunction management, PCOS, Cardiac rehabilitation, Pulmonary rehabilitation, Ergonomics
    Areas of expertise
    :
    Paediatric Physiotherapy, Women’s health, including pelvic floor dysfunction management, PCOS, Cardiac rehabilitation, Pulmonary rehabilitation.
    Areas of research
    :
    Paediatric Physiotherapy, Women’s health, including pelvic floor dysfunction management, PCOS
  • PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND CONTRIBUTIONS
    Professional affilitations:
    • Indian Association of Physiotherapists 
    • Society for Wound Care and Research
    • NDTA
     

    Certification

    Organisation / Agency

    Year of certifications

    Bayley Scales of Infant and Toddler Development

    Pearson Inc.

    2013

    NDT/Bobath Certificate Course in the Management and Treatment of Children with Cerebral Palsy and Other Neuromotor Disorders

    NDTA INC USA

    2013

  • AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
    Areas of interest Paediatric Physiotherapy, Women’s health, including pelvic floor dysfunction management, PCOS, Cardiac rehabilitation, Pulmonary rehabilitation, Ergonomics
    Areas of expertise Paediatric Physiotherapy, Women’s health, including pelvic floor dysfunction management, PCOS, Cardiac rehabilitation, Pulmonary rehabilitation.
    Areas of research Paediatric Physiotherapy, Women’s health, including pelvic floor dysfunction management, PCOS
  • PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND CONTRIBUTIONS
    Professional affilitations:
    • Indian Association of Physiotherapists 
    • Society for Wound Care and Research
    • NDTA
     

    Certification

    Organisation / Agency

    Year of certifications

    Bayley Scales of Infant and Toddler Development

    Pearson Inc.

    2013

    NDT/Bobath Certificate Course in the Management and Treatment of Children with Cerebral Palsy and Other Neuromotor Disorders

    NDTA INC USA

    2013