Dr Pamila Nilson Roopalekha Jathanna

Professor

Department of Health Information Management

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Pamila Nilson looks after the academic and administrative activities of the department. She is a guide for PG & UG student projects. She also oversees certificate programs running under the department.

    She:

    • Prepares annual budget and infrastructure requirements of the department
    • Maintains documents related to admission, academics, administration, finance, infrastructure facilities
    • Assigns various job responsibilities to other faculty of department
    • Reviews the department activities through regular staff meeting
    • Coordinates postgraduate course
    • Schedules classes, examination dates, project dates, research presentation
    • Initiates the process of curriculum development and modification
    • Guides postgraduate students in their final project cum theses work
    • Also prepares panel of examiners for core subjects and forwarding it to Controller of Examination for approval
    • Establishes short term/certificate programs on need basis.

 

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Health Information Management MHI605 MHHIA - First semester
Health Information Management Practicum MHI614 MHHIA - Second semester
Coding for Health Insurance theory and Practical MHI711 MHHIA -Third semester
Project Thesis and Viva MHI702 MHHIA - Fourth semester
International Classification of Disease Coding - Practical BHI210 BHIA - Fourth semester
Health Insurance Coding BHI303 BHIA - Fifth semester

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MS (Medical Transcription and Data Management) Manipal Academy of Higher Education 2001
PhD (Health Information Management) Both from SOAHS, Manipal Academy of Higher Education Health Information Management Manipal Academy of Higher Education 2011

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Department of Health Information Management - SOAHS, Manipal Professor 2016
Department of Health Information Management - SOAHS, Manipal Professor and HOD 2013 - 2016
Department of Health Information Management - SOAHS, Manipal Associate Professor Senior Scale 2012
Department of Health Information Management - SOAHS, Manipal Associate Professor 2007
Department of Health Information Management - SOAHS, Manipal Assistant Professor 2006
Department of Health Information Management - SOAHS, Manipal Senior Lecturer 2005
Department of Health Information Management - SOAHS, Manipal Lecturer 2002

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Health Insurance, Medical Coding and Decision Support System

Area of Expertise

Medical Coding, Decision Support System

Area of Research

Decision Support System

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Member of Board of Studies
  • Member of Doctoral Committee.