Selvam Ramachandran

Assistant Professor - Selection grade

Department of Physiotherapy

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Academic – Teaching BPT II yr: Exercise Therapy / BPT III yr: PT Neuro / BPT IV yr: Electrodiagnosis; Faculty moderator: PG Seminar
    • Clinical – Community postings / Gymnasium OPD

 

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
BPT Physiotherapy BS College of Physiotherapy / The Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University 2000
Post Graduate Diploma in Basic Developmental Therapy Developmental disabilities The Spastics Society of Tamil Nadu / Rehabilitation Council of India 2003
MPT Pediatric Neurology Vel’s College of Physiotherapy / The Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University 2005
Post Graduate Diploma in Bioethics Bioethics Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) 2014

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Sikkim Manipal College of Physiotherapy, Sikkim Manipal Academy of Higher Education Assistant Lecturer May 2005 - November 2005
Sikkim Manipal College of Physiotherapy, Sikkim Manipal Academy of Higher Education Lecturer November 2005 - January 2009
Sikkim Manipal College of Physiotherapy, Sikkim Manipal Academy of Higher Education Assistant Professor February 2009 - September 2011
Sikkim Manipal College of Physiotherapy, Sikkim Manipal Academy of Higher Education Associate Professor September 2011 - January 2015
School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education Assistant Professor - Selection grade February 2015 - till date

Effect of early physical therapy intervention on singleton preterm very low birth weight infants at high risk of developing motor developmental delay - a randomized controlled clinical trial

Selvam Ramachandran

PI: Selvam Ramachandran; Co-PI: Sudip Dutta; Funding agency: Indian Council of Medical Research (IRIS ID: 2008-07900) Amount: 15.88 lakhs Duration: 2010-2014

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Pediatric Neurological Rehabilitation, Health Professional Education, Bioethics

Area of Expertise

Pediatric Neurological Rehabilitation

Area of Research

Pediatric Neurological Rehabilitation, Developmental Care Interventions of high risk infants, Early Interventions of Cerebral Palsy

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

Member:

  • Indian Association of Physiotherapists
 

Member - SMIMS Medical Education Unit (2010- 14)

Member – SMU Committee on Sexual Harassment at workplace (2014)

Member – SMIMS Committee on Sexual Harassment at workplace (2011-13)

Member – SMU University Research Council

Member Secretary – SMIMS Institution Ethics Committee (2013-14)

Member Secretary – SMIMS Publication Evaluation Committee (2013-14)

Assistant Member Secretary – SMIMS Research Protocol Evaluation Committee (2013-14)

Faculty In charge – SMIMS Research Unit (2013-14)

 

Certification

Organisation / Agency

Year of certifications

CMCL FAIMER Fellow

CMCL FAIMER Regional Institute, Ludhiana

Feb 2013

NTTC Fellow

Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Pondicherry

Sep 2013

THEME 1: Self‐Review and Accreditation MODULE 7: Regulation and Accreditation of Medical Education

FAIMER-The World Federation for Medical Education (WFME) & The Open University Centre for Education in Medicine (OUCEM)

Sep 2011

Long term Bioethics Training Program

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) – National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Jun 2009

Effects of short-term two weeks low intensity plyometrics combined with dynamic stretching training in improving vertical jump height and agility on trained basketball players.

2014-01-01 Selvam Ramachandran Pradhan B

Indian J Physiol Pharmacol. 2014;58(2):133-6.

Early developmental care interventions of preterm very low birth weight infants.

2013-01-01 Selvam Ramachandran Dutta S

Indian Pediatr. 2013;50(8):765-70.

Upper extremity constraint-induced movement therapy in infantile hemiplegia.

2011-01-01 Selvam Ramachandran Thakur P

J Pediatr Neurosci. 2011;6(1):29-31.

Physical therapy rehabilitation of beningn paroxysmal positional vertigo: evidence based case report.

2013-01-01 Selvam Ramachandran Goon M Singh P

Indian Journal of Otology. 2013; 19(2): 72-4.

Effect of play therapy as an adjunct in improving upper extremity motor functions in cerebral palsy

Moumita Roy Selvam Ramachandran Remon Chettri

Year: 2012 Role: Guide

Effect of short term two weeks low intensity plyometric training in improving vertical jump height and agility among professional basket ball players - a pilot study

Binita Pradhan Selvam Ramachandran Remon Chettri

Year: 2012 Role: Guide

Effect of Body Weight Support Treadmill Training in improving gait outcomes in sub-acute stroke subjects - a pilot study

Shalu Agarwal Selvam Ramachandran Bishal Bista

Year: 2014 Role: Guide