C.L. Baid Metha College of Pharmacy
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Department of Pharmacy Practice

The Department of Pharmacy Practice started clinical pharmacy services with well established drug information centre, Patient Counseling centre and adverse drug reaction reporting at V.H.S Hospital in the year 2010. V.H.S is a 475 bedded multi -specialty hospital situated at Adyar. The drug information centre provides with good source of information for all healthcare professionals and general public.

Drug Information Center- The center provides current drug information from standard monographs, text books, internet resources and subscribed databases Micromedx – Drugdex.

Pride in practice- Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree program educates students to become pharmacists who are generalist pharmacy practitioners and prepares them to identify, resolve and prevent drug related problems. The professional curriculum is structured around an integrated approach to drug therapy management.

The Department of Pharmacy Practice is committed to provide excellence in teaching as well as in clinical services. Through innovative teaching methods, the Department provides the skills necessary to practice in specialized areas such as: drug information services, critical care, ambulatory medicine, clinical research, pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics, adverse drug reaction reporting, and patience counseling. Our students have an extensive array of preceptor experiences to learn from clinical experts during ward rounds as well as in the community services.

 
Biodata
 
Name : Dr. Guru Prasad Mohanta
Designation : Professor
Qualification : M. Pharm., PhD.
QUALIFICATION INSTITUTION BOARD/ UNIVERSITY YEAR OF PASSING
B.Pharm Jadavpur University, Calcutta Jadavpur University, Calcutta 1982
M.Pharm Jadavpur University, Calcutta Jadavpur University, Calcutta 1984
Ph. D. Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar 2001

Experience : Teaching – 33 Years
Administration and Project Management: 2 Years as National Technical Officer (Essential Drugs) at WHO Country Office for India.
E. mail: gpmohanta@gmail.com

Awards / Research / Publication / Conference
Awards:
I. Best Researcher Award (Annamalai University) -2012;
II. IAPST Pharmaceutical Scientist of the Year 2015.
Research: Completed Research Projects Supported by – HAI AP, EPN, CDSCO, WHO, UGC and ICMR.
Publication:
International – 131
National – 80
Popular Articles - 322
Conference attended: 89
Membership: Members of various professional bodies and academic bodies
Number of Students Guided:
PhD – 20 (awarded)
M. Pharm. – 38
PharmD – 33
Guest / Invited Lectures: 180 in different forums

Books Written:
I. Textbook of Forensic Pharmacy
II. Textbook on Clinical Research
III. What Everyone should Know About Medicine
IV. Pharmaceutics: A Practical Manual for First Year PharmD Programme [Principal author]
V. Physical Pharmacy Practical Text [Principal author]
VI. Textbook of Pharmacovigilance: Concept and Practice [Principal author]
VII. Handbook of Medicine for Pharmacists [Principal author]
VIII. Community Pharmacy & Management (Co-author)

 
Name : K.BHARATHI PRIYA
Designation : Associate Professor
Qualification : M.Pharmacy
QUALIFICATION INSTITUTION BOARD/ UNIVERSITY YEAR OF PASSING
B.Pharm Pallavan Pharmacy College T.N.DR.MGR.Medical University 2002
M.Pharm
Pharmacy Practice
Kovai Medical Center and Hospital T.N.DR.MGR.Medical University 2008

Experience : Since 2008
Email : priybharathi@gmail.com
Awards/ Research publications/ conferences attended :
a. National publications : 1
b. Conferences attended : 6

Number of M.Pharm guided: 10
Number of B.Pharm guided: 4

 
Name : Mrs. K. SHAILAJA, M. Pharm.,
Designation : Assistant Professor
Qualification : M- Pharm (Pharmacy Practice)
QUALIFICATION INSTITUTION BOARD/ UNIVERSITY YEAR OF PASSING
Bachelor of Pharmacy Adhiparasakthi College of Pharmacy, Melmaruvathur The Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai. 2002
Master of Pharmacy- Pharmacy Practice K.M. College of Pharmacy, Madurai The Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai. 2009

Experiences :
Teaching experiences since 2009- till date.
Industry experience: From Aug 2003 to Jan 2006
Email: shailajampharm@gmail.com
Professional Memberships:
Registered Pharmacist in Tamil Nadu Pharmacy Council- Life Member
Association of Pharmacy Teachers in India (APTI)- Life Member
Awards/ Research publications/ conferences attended:
Best outstanding student in M –Pharm (Pharmacy Practice) for the year 2007-2009.
Awarded cash prize of Rs. 6000/- for First Rank (M-Pharm Project) by the TamilNadu Pharmaceutical Sciences welfare Trust.
Publications:
(a) National publications : NIL
(b) International publications : 05
(c) K.Shailaja, M.Moideen, M.Ashokkumar, C.Ramasamy: Effectiveness of patient counseling on weight reduction in rural and urban overweight and obese patients, International journal of Pharma and bioscience, Vol2/ Issue 3/ Jul-Sep2011, Pg no: 173-185.
(d) M.Ashok kumar, PP Noushad, K.Shailaja, J.Jayasutha, C.Ramasamy: A study on drug prescribing pattern and use of corticosteroids in dermatological conditions at a tertiary care teaching hospital. International journal of pharmaceutical sciences review and research, Vol 9, Issue2, July-Aug 2011, Pg no: 132-135.
(e) M.Ashok kumar, J.Elayaraja, K.Shailaja, C.Ramasamy: Improving medical adherence and clinical outcomes of hypertensive patients through patient counseling, Research journal of pharmaceutical, biological and chemical sciences, vol 2/ issue 3/ July-Sep 2011, Pg no:231-241.
(f) M Ashok Kumar, A Nizar, K Shailaja, J Jayasutha, C Ramasamy: A study on prescribing pattern and potential drug-drug interactions in type 2 diabetes mellitus (inpatients) in a tertiary care teaching hospital. Der Pharmacia Lettre, 2011: 3 (4) 13-19.
(g) K.Shailaja, C. Ramasamy, Sheetal Kuriakose, Lisha Sureshbabu: The safety and efficacy of phosphate binders in dialysis patients. International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Vol 5, issue 1, 2013, Pg no: 360-362.
Poster and Oral Presentations: 07
Conferences/Workshops/Seminars attended: 16
Project guidances:-
1.Number of Ph.D Degree Thesis Supervising: -NA-
2.Number of M.Pharm guided: 10
3.Number of B.Pharm/ Pharm D guided: 08

Any other information:
1.CLINICAL:
(a) Provision of Pharmaceutical care services in various clinical departments including     general medicine, dermatology, paediatrics, pulmonology, neurology, nephrology,     Psychiatry, Obstetrics and gynaecology in tertiary care hospital.
- Auditing prescriptions, dispensing medications and patient counseling.
- Monitoring patients for Drug therapy (Appropriateness), Interactions & Medication errors (Analyzing and Reporting) and Patient compliance to drugs.
(b) Trained in capturing and reporting Adverse Event (AE) and Serious Adverse Event (SAE) and analyzing risk–benefit.
( c) Provision of Drugs and Poison Information Services and Patient Medication Counseling Services.
2. EDUCATIONAL
(a) Prepared Patient Information Leaflets (PILS) on Hypertension, COPD & Asthma, cancer, tuberculosis, Diabetes and Anaemia.
(b) Prepared various posters for educating the patients about the diseases and treatment, Adverse drug reactions and also to bring awareness about diet for Diabetes Patients by giving Diet chart.
(c) Updating the knowledge by attending the Continuing Pharmacy Education webinars organized by Pharmacy Times Organization functioning under Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

 
Name : Leena Muppa
Designation : Assistant Professor
Qualification : M. Pharmacy (Pharmacy Practice)
QUALIFICATION INSTITUTION BOARD/ UNIVERSITY YEAR OF PASSING
B. Pharmacy Maharaji College of Pharmacy Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R Medical University 1998
M.Pharmacy Vaagdevi College of Pharmacy Kakatiya University 2010

Experience : Since 2010
Email: jagleena_76@yahoo.com
Professional Memberships:
Registered Pharmacist in Andhra Pradesh Pharmacy Council(78216/A1)
Regestered Pharmacist in Health Authority AbuDhabi(HAAD-GP16959)
Awards/ Research publications/ conferences attended:
National Journal: 02
International Journal: 03
Conference attended:: 15
Number of M.Pharm student guided:1
Number of of Pharm D student guided: 4

Any other information:
Service at Vaadevi Drug Information Centre Warangal Telangana State (2010-2014)
Quality Assurance Trainer at Sipra Labs Hyderabad (2015-2016)
Hospital Pharmacist at Charisma Medical Centre, AbuDhabi, UAE.

 
Name : Dr. K. Dhivya
Designation : Assistant Professor
Qualification : Pharm. D (Doctor of Pharmacy)
QUALIFICATION INSTITUTION BOARD/ UNIVERSITY YEAR OF PASSING
Pharm. D
(Doctor of Pharmacy)
School of Pharmaceutical Sciences VELS Institute of Science, Technology and Advanced Studies 2016

Experience : Since July 2016
Email: divyapharmd@gmail.com
Professional Memberships:
Registered Pharmacist in Tamil Nadu Pharmacy Council- Life Member
Association of Pharmacy Teachers in India (APTI)- Life Member
Awards/ Research publications/ conferences attended:
Awarded with silver medal for academic achievement at Vels University in the year 2016.
Research publications: 20
Papers presented: 04
Conferences attended: 18
Projects guided:
No. of Pharm.D projects- 08

 
Name : Dr. S.Daniel Sundar Singh
Designation : Assistant professor
Qualifications : Pharm. D
QUALIFICATION INSTITUTION BOARD/ UNIVERSITY YEAR OF PASSING
PHARM.D
(Doctor of Pharmacy)
C.L BAID METHA COLLEGE OF PHARMACY THE TAMILNADU Dr.MGR MEDICAL UNIVERSITY 2017

Experiences :
Teaching experiences since December 2017.
Professional memberships: Registered Pharmacist in Tamil Nadu Pharmacy Council.
Conference/seminar/workshop attended: 06
Email: danielsundar79@gmail.com
Academic achievements:
Took part in ‘’Pharmacprac-2013, a national symposium on role of pharmacist in chronic disease management organized by the department of pharmacy practice, Sri Ramachandra University.

Presented a poster on the topic “Impact of clinical Pharmacist intervention on evaluation of prevalence,monitoring and lipid control in Dyslipidemic patients’’ in a conference conducted by SRM University “Rational use of medicines in current scenario’’2016.

Presented a poster on the topic assessment of cardiovascular risk in hypertensive patients in a conference conducted by Goa University in 2017.

Number of Pharm.D guided:2

 
Name : K. Shrilatha
Designation : Assistant professor
Qualifications : Pharm. D
QUALIFICATION INSTITUTION BOARD/ UNIVERSITY YEAR OF PASSING
PHARM.D
(Doctor of Pharmacy)
SRM COLLEGE OF PHARMACY SRM Institute of Science and Technology 2019

Experience : Since July 2019.
Email: shrilatha1996@gmail.com
Professional Memberships: Registered Pharmacist in Tamil Nadu Pharmacy Council- Life Member

Awards/ Research publications/ conferences attended:
Awarded with scholarship amount of about 12,000/- as second prize for a team project titled “Safety and Efficacy of commonly used second line Hypoglycemic agents added to Metformin monotherapy in patients with type 2 Diabetes Mellitus” by “Tamil Nadu Pharmaceutical Sciences Welfare Trust” in the year 2017.
Research publications: 01
Papers presented: 01
Conferences attended: 12

 
Name : Dr. Keren Ann George
Designation : Assistant Professor
Department: Pharmacy Practice
QUALIFICATION INSTITUTION BOARD/ UNIVERSITY YEAR OF PASSING
Pharm D
(Doctor of Pharmacy)
C.L.Baid Metha College of Pharmacy The Tamil Nadu Dr.M.G.R Medical University 2019

Experience:
Teaching experience:
Pharmacology tutor (Part-time) for Allied Health Science students at Frontier Lifeline Hospital in 2019
Hospital Experience:
Head of Pharmacy & Clinical Pharmacy – Vinita Hospital
Clinical Pharmacist – Dr. Rela Institute and Medical Centre
Registered Pharmacist in Tamil Nadu Pharmacy Council
Email: kerenanngeorge@gmail.com
No. of Posters/ papers presented: 5
No. of Conferences/seminar/workshop attended: 10
Publication: 1
Awards/ Achievements:
Best Poster Award in National Conference on Rational use of Medicines- current scenario and way forward (Aug 2016), SRM College of Pharmacy, Kattankulathur
Best Oral Presentation in International Conference on Clinical Pharmacy Practice Skills- Recent Perspectives (Sep 2016), Sri Ramachandra University, Porur
Best Case Presentation in Pharmacy Practice Case Reviews-2018 (Jan 2018), Sri Ramachandra College of Pharmacy, Porur
Elocution- Second Prize in Pharmacy Week Celebrations - Inter College Competitions (Dec 2017), C. L. Baid Metha College of Pharmacy
Winner in Collage Making Competition on Obesity & Kidney Disease: HiddenConsequences of theEpidemic (Mar 2018), C. L. Baid Metha College of Pharmacy
Other Achievements:
Speaker at Career Guidance Program, Grace School
Speaker for Induction Program – C. L. Baid Metha College of Pharmacyand Karpagam College of Pharmacy
Awareness Talk at Health talk program for CoolBee Connect Committee and Vijay Ganga Speciality Care Hospital
Speaker in webinars at Parul Institute
Panel Discussion, Best of IDs – Know Antibiotics Conference, Vijaya Hospital

 
Name : Dr. T. VISHNU
Designation : Assistant Professor
Department: Pharmacy Practice
QUALIFICATION INSTITUTION BOARD/ UNIVERSITY YEAR OF PASSING
Pharm D
(Doctor of Pharmacy)
C.L.Baid Metha College of Pharmacy The Tamil Nadu Dr.M.G.R Medical University 2021

Experience:
Teaching experience:
Teaching since 2021
Professional Experience:
As Clinical Research Associate for 8months in Cliniserve
Training manager – MMC pharmaceuticals Ltd
Life membership in Indian Pharmacy Graduates' Association(LM-7644)
Registered Pharmacist in Tamil Nadu Pharmacy Council
Email: vichuvasanth458@gmail.com
No. of Posters/ papers presented: 2
Conferences/Seminar/CME attended:
• Participated as a faculty/Panel Discussion Member in the Continuing Pharmacy Education program Entitled with "Know Antibiotics"conducted by Best of IDs, Chennai on 2022
• Participanted in the international conference on a theme of "Transitioning towards Multidisciplinary Care and Research" conducted by Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal on 2019
• Participated in University Accredited Continuing Pharmacy Education Program on the theme of "Role of Pharmacist In Patient Care" conducted by PSG College of Pharmacy, Coimbatore on 2018
• Attended the international conference on a theme Integrating Pharmacy Practice and Education" conducted by Asian Association of Schools of Pharmacy at JSS University Mysuru on 2017
• Participated as a delegate in an international conference on the theme of Novel drug Treatment ( Pharmoria) at Amaravathi,Andra Pradesh on 2017
Publication/Projects:
A Study on steroid therapy for Covid 19 patients,Academia Letters, February 2022, Article 4826.
A Systematic Review on Association Between Obesity &Pulmon Pulmonary Functions in COPD Patients.

 
 
 
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