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MBBS and MD Physiology from Government Medical College Kottayam Kerala

Worked as Assistant Professor in following medical colleges from 1997 to 2002

  • Vinayaka Missions Medical College Karaikal UT of Puducherry
  • Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute Ramachandra University Porur Chennai
  • Co-Operative Medical college Kochi
  • Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences Kochi

As Associate Professor from 2002 to 2006

  • Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences Kochi

    As Professor and Head of the Department Physiology 2006 to 2013
  • Jubilee Mission Medical College and Research Institute Thrissur 8/11/2006-23/11/2013 (7 years)
  • Presently working as Principal PK Das Institute of Medical Sciences Vaniamkulam Palakkad a Medical college got MCI approval to start the MBBS course from 2014-2015 from 25/11/2013 till date

    Administrative Posts Held
  • Coordinator medical Education Unit
  • Convenor Diamond Jubilee Celebrations JMMC and RI
  • Chief Warden Hostels JMMC and RI
  • Member in Medical Ethics Committee
  • Secretary of PTA JMMC and RI
  • Vice Principal JMMC and RI
  • Chief Superintendent of Examinations Kerala University of Health SciencesThrissur

    Awards and Achievements
  • Best teacher award 1998 and 1999 VMMC and RI
  • Selected as Guest Faculty in Physiology and in MEdRCEdu Tech Research centre for Education Technologies- Gave 12 online lecture modules on various topics in Physiology
  • Life Member in APPI
  • Conducted Medical Education Workshops in and out of the state
  • Guest Lecturer in various PG entrance coaching centres in and out of state
  • Delivered a Lecture on Higher functions of Brain in National Re-orientation Training programme on Ayurdvedic medical teachers at Vaidyaratnam Ayurveda College OllurThrissur
  • Chairperson in CME on ‘Obesity Current concepts’ at JMMC and RI Thrissur
  • Participated in a CME on Development ofResearch Methodology organized by Directorate of Medical Education at Priyadarsini Planetarium Thiruvananthapuram
  • Presented a review article onRhythmGenerator on Respiration in CME titled Recent advances in Physiologyconducted in Little flower hospital Angamali Kerala in association with ICMR
  • Conducted a session on ‘Use of computers in class room teaching’ in a Teachers training Programme at Govt medical college Thrissurorganized by MEU Govt Medical College Thrissur
  • Attended a CME on ‘Sleep and Sleep Disorders’ at Govt Medical College Thrissur
  • Attended a CME on ‘Myotunes’ at Govt Medical College Thiruvananthapuram organized by Department of Physiology
  • Presented a paper on ‘Influence of Stress on Ageing’ in CME on Health implications of stress conducted at Gvt Medical College Kottayam
  • Attended a KUHS-BMJ Work shop on ‘How to write an article for getting published in a medical journal ?’
  • Organized a CME on ‘Glimpses on Etiquette’ –Neuro- Physiology of social behaviour in JMMC & RI Thrissur
  • Participated in a symposium on Health policy and planning organized by KUHS in GovtMedical college Thiruvananthapuram
  • Participated as chairperson in a Lecture on ‘Physiology of GIT motility’ in the CME on Acute Abdomen organized by IMA Thrissur Branch in JMMC and RI
  • Participated in a training programme on Faculty development and Academic Excellenceorganized by Indian Society of Health administrators at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences Kochi
  • Attended a Workshop on Molecular Medicine Principles and Practiceconducted by department of Molecular biology at AIMS Kochi
  • Participated in ‘MEU Coordinators Orientation Programme’ at MCI Regional centre for Medical education Technologies Govt Medical College Kottayam
  • Attended One day workshop for Medical Education unit Coordinators at MCI Regional centrefor Medical education Technologies Govt Medical College Kozhikod
  • Participated in ICMR –WHO Workshop on ‘Competence building for seeking grants’ conducted at JIPMER Puducherry
  • Organized 23 Continuous Medical Education programmes in Diamond jubilee year in JMMC and RI during 2011-2012
  • Guided a Research projecton Myocardial oxygen demand in hypertensives done by Ist year MBBS student in JMMC and RI
  • Examiner for PhD in Physiology Mahatma Gandhi University Kottayam
  • Examiner for MD physiology Ramachandra University Porur Chennai
  • Post Graduate Examiner in Mahatma Gandhi University Kottayam and Kerala University Thiruvananthapuram
  • Examiner for MBBS in following university
  • KUHS Thrissur
  • NTR Medical university AP
  • MGRMedical University Chennai
  • Rajiv Gandhi Medical University Karnataka
Dr.Gopakumaran Kartha K.N.,    MD
   Principal

Office : 0466 23 44 711, Fax : 0466 23 44 712, principal@pkdims.org