About The Department

Brief Overview

Establishment : 1999

Laboratories: Hematology, Human, Electrophysiology,Mammalian and Amphibian with all facilities and equipments.

Departmental library with 250 books.

 

PGs, if any

Nil, Basic science classes for PGs.

Patient care services

Nerve Conduction Study, Autonomic Function Testing, Pulmonary Function Testing

Academic Programs offered

Courses Taught

Student Strength

MBBS

100

BSc Optometry

60

BASLP

25

BSc & Diploma Nursing

110 (60+50)

 

BPT

 

55

 

Innovations in TLE

Small group discussion

Seminars

Quiz programs

Slip tests

Problem based learning

Feedback assessment of teaching/learning by Periodic Internal Assessment Tests

 

Research profile

No of

Publications: 30

Books published:Practical Physiology book

Under publication with Paras publishers

Second galley proof under process

 

Research projects completed

UG - ICMR STS/ non STS - 1

 

Ongoing research activity

Sl. No

Name of the Faculty

Title of the research

Funding

Status

1.

Dr. M. Gopinath

Dr Lakshmi Jatiya

Dr Paartheepan

(Psychiatry )

Role of Cardiovascular Autonomic Function Tests (CAFTs) as an screening tool during acute withdrawal phase and its Correlation with various factors among chronic alcoholic patients attending a tertiary care centre, Pondicherry  

Institute

IRC approved , IEC awaited

2

Dr. M. Gopinath

Dr Lakshmi Jatiya

Dr.H.Palaniswamy

Assessment of pulmonary function and its effects on sleep pattern among adolescent obese and non-obese students in a private medical college, Puducherry- a comparative study

Institute

IRC approved , IEC awaited

3

Mrs. Hemalatha M

Chronobiological analysis of cardiovascular autonomic milieu in relation to menstrual cycle by quotidian recordings

Institute

IRC approved , IEC cleared

4

Mrs. Hemalatha M

Effect of menstrul cycle on cardiovascular autonomic milieu ascertained by daily heart rate variability recordings  in young healthy females with anthropometry ,reaction times and hormonal profile

Institute , self

IRC approved , IEC cleared

 

Best practices

  1. Arranging regular CME programmes in basic sciences
  2.  Seminars conducted for students for different integrated topics
  3.  Formulating a structured practical manual record book  for Under graduates
  4. Small group discussion involved in practicals hours
  5. Regular assignments and model tasks been given to students on essential topics
  6. Students actively participate in Quiz and other extra curricular activities in inter-college levels
  7. Closed group communication to students through whatsapp

 

Infrastructure