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The department has two spacious laboratories, which are fully equipped with sophisticated instruments and equipments like Trinocular research microscopes, Rotary Vacum Evaporator, Polarizing Microscopes, Electronic Balance, TLC apparatus etc., The department also maintains a sprawling medicinal garden with more than 25 species of medicinal plants.

Biodata

Name : Dr. PURUSHOTH PRABHU.T
Designation : Professor and HOD
Qualification : M.Pharm Ph.D.,
Experience : Teaching – Since Sep 2007 to till date Industry -From Aug 2002 to Mar 2003
Others Marketing / Sales - 3 Years
E-mail : pharmprabhu@gmail.com
Qualification Institution Board / University Year Of Passing
B. Pharm Cherran College of Pharmacy The Tamilnadu Dr M.G.R Medical University 2001
M. Pharm (Pharmacognosy) Madras Medical College The Tamilnadu Dr M.G.R Medical University 2007
Ph.D., C.L.Baid Mehta College of Pharmacy The Tamilnadu Dr M.G.R Medical University 2013
Academic achievements
  • College Second Topper in B.Pharmacy
  • Got First with Distinction 93.5 % in M.Pharm IIyr Dissertation.
  • GATE qualified with 83.76 score in 2001 & 77.72 score in 2002
  • Editorial Board Member in 4 International Journal and
  • Reviewer for 2 International Journal
  • Life Member in APTI, PCI, IPA
  • Book Published - (Online) Natural Product Research ( Lambert academic Publication) Pharm D Practical Manual (Pharmacognosy & Phytopharmaceuticals) Final year B.Pharm Practical Manual ( Advanced Pharmacognosy) Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence-V Semester- Thakur Publications
Awards/Research publications/Conferences attended
  • Research Publication - 41, National -26 International -15
  • National Seminar/Conference attended – 10
  • Paper presented at Conference (Oral -6, Poster-10), National -15, International - 1
  • Workshops attended – 1
  • No Of B.Pharm guided – 26
Other Achievements
  • District player in Volley Ball during School & College
  • Funded Research Project:Received Fund for the project entitled “A STUDY ON MOSQUITO LARVICIDAL ACTIVITY AND MOLECULAR EFFECT OF Lantana camara LEAVES AGAINST DENGUE VECTOR Aedes aegypti” sponspored by The TamilNadu DR MGR Medical University : 2017-2019
  • PG Siddha Project: Research experience in AYUSH Chemical analysis in The Tamilnadu DR MGR Medical University: 2013-2017
  • Resource person: Participating in Workshop on Research Methodology & Biostatistics for AYUSH Post Graduates & Researchers organized by the Department of Siddha, The Tamilnadu Dr M.G.R Medical University from 2016 to till date
Name : Dr.C.Kavitha
Designation : Associate Professor
Qualification : M.Pharm Ph.D.,
Specialization : Pharmacognosy
Experience : Hospital Pharmacist from 2001-2007 Teaching: Since 2010
E-mail : kavithacmpharm@gmail.com
Qualification Institution Board / University Year Of Passing
B. Pharm Swamy Vivekanandha College of Pharmacy The TN Dr.MGR Medical University 2000
M. Pharm Sri Ramachandra Univeristy Sri Ramachandra Univeristy 2010
Ph.D C.L.Baid Mehta College of Pharmacy The Tamilnadu Dr M.G.R Medical University 2024
Academic achievements
  • Reviewer for International Journal, Future Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences.
  • Book Published - (Online) Multiplerole Of Crude Drug in amazon.in. https://amzn.in/d/04BfPrGp
  • Theory paper evaluator, Question paper setter and practical examiner for UG examination in Rajiv Gandhi University of health sciences and The Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University and other universities including Pondicherry University, SRM University.
  • Participated in annual exams as internal Examiner for Degree and diploma exams.
  • Topper in NPTEL Swayam exam for "Wild Life Ecology" with Gold medal and a Score of 95%
  • Registered Pharmacist in Tamil Nadu Pharmacy Council- Life Member
  • Best Oral Presentation award in International Conference on “Integrative Approach of Ayush Medicine in Healthcare” (Jan 2024), conducted by Captain Srinivasa Murthy Central Ayurveda Research Institute at National Institute of Ocean Technology, Chennai
Awards/Research publications/Conferences attended
  • National Seminar/Conference attended – 10
  • Paper presented at Conference (Oral -3)
  • Workshops attended – 2
  • FDP - 2
  • No of B.Pharm Project Guided - 03
Other Achievements
    Pharmacy/ Industry Training
  • Two years (2005-2007), worked as online Pharmacist in Santec Solution Pvt. Limited.
  • One-month Industrial Training in Micro labs Pvt Ltd, Hosur.
Name : T.Sheela
Designation : Associate Professor
Qualification : M.Pharm- Pharmacognosy
Experience : Teaching: Since 2010
E-mail : sheelaselvan85@gmail.com
Qualification Institution Board / University Year Of Passing
B. Pharm S.A.Raja Pharmacy College, Vadakkangulam, Tirunelveli. The Tamilnadu Dr.M.G.R Medical University, Chennai. 2006
M. Pharm Sri Ramachandra College of Pharmacy, Chennai. Sri Ramachandra Univeristy, Chennai 2009
Awards/Research publication/Conferences attended
  • National publications : 1
  • Conferences attended : 1 and poster presented: 1
Name : Ms. S. Padma Thanga Parameswari
Designation : Associate Professor
Qualification : M.Pharm
Experience : Teaching: Since 2012 to till date
E-mail : padmasoodamani@gmail.com
Qualification Institution Board / University Year Of Passing
B. Pharm Madras Medical College The TamilNaduDr.M.G.R. Medical University 2008
M. Pharm(Pharmacognosy) Madurai Medical College The TamilNaduDr.M.G.R. Medical University 2011
Academic Achievements
  • Secured II Rank for M.Pharm project work, selected by the Tamil NaduPharmaceutical Science Welfare Trust and awarded by the Governor, His Excellency Dr. Rosaiah during the National Pharmacy week celebration, Chennai, November 2011.
Awards/National Publications/Conferences attended
  • National publications – 08
  • International conference - 01
  • National conference - 05
  • FDP - 01
  • Workshops attended – 02
  • No. of UG projects Guided - 03
Name : N.Sandhiya
Designation : Lecturer
Qualification : M.Pharm
Specialization : Pharmacognosy
Experience : Teaching: Since 2022
E-mail : sandhiyabpharm97@gmail.com
Registered Pharmacist Under Tamil Nadu Pharmacy Council.
Qualification Institution Board / University Year Of Passing
B. Pharm Madras Medical College The TamilNadu Dr.M.G.R. Medical University 2019
M. Pharm Madras Medical College The TamilNadu Dr.M.G.R. Medical University 2021
Academic Achievements
  • Participated in online shortterm course on “Analytical and Molecular Strategies in Herbal Drug Research including Herbal Patenting”
  • Participated in Online conference on “Recent advances in the Standardization of Phytopharmaceuticals with special emphasis to hyphenated techniques”
  • Participated in the 71st Indian Pharmaceutical Congress held at Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research.
National Publications/ Conferences attended
  • Participated in the National Conference on “Future of Drug Dosage Forms in Disease Management”
  • Publication: 1
Conferences attended
  • National Conferences-03
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