::Departments : Non-Clinical : Pharmacology



  The basic functions of the Department  have been made available from the first  day of functioning of the Government Tiruvannamalai Medical College and Hospital, Tiruvannamalai in 22.08.2013, with requisite faculty and infrastructure  stipulations .Over the subsequent period, till now, as per the guidelines and principles laid down in MCI regulations and the norms of the Tamil Nadu Dr.MGR Medical University,with the constant support and encouragement of the Government of Tamil Nadu, the department has been documenting  a progressive pace of growth in the spheres of  development,  academic activities.
    We also conduct seminars and integrated teaching programmes for students.  In each batch about 100 students are being trained efficiently.  Our students participate in various inter and intra college activities like Quiz, Power Point presentation etc., in pharmacology.  Periodic internal assessment tests and model practical are also being conducted for the students.
Our staff members are also trained in Medical Education technologies and they teach students clinical pharmacology, therapeutics and evidence based medicine.
Our students learn basic injection techniques, I.V., Infusion techniques, emergency medicine dosage calculation etc., in the II year itself.

2.FACULTY(Email- hodpharmgtvmc2019@gmail.com)

As per MCI norms, our department staff pattern include
            Professor                     -1
            Associate Professor       -1
            Assistant Professors      -1
           Tutors                           -2

Email- hodpharmgtvmc2019@gmail.com
Workshops & CME – Dept of Pharmacology
1.     Pharmacovigilance Sensitisation workshop on 11.11.2019
·      Awarded 15 Credit Points awarded by TN Dr.MGR Medical University
·      Grant sanctioned by TN Dr.MGR Medical University
·       Awarded “2 Credit hours under Category 2 of CME “ by Tamil Nadu Medical Council, Chennai.
·       142 participants
2.     Workshop on Good Clinical Practice on 29.11.2019
·        15 credit points awarded by TN Dr.MGR Medical University
·        Awarded “2 Credit hours under Category 2 of CME “ by Tamil Nadu Medical Council, Chennai.
·        133 participants
3.     e- poster competition  on “Research Articles ”as part of GCP Workshop
4.     Management of Medication Training  as part of accredition  to NABH –conducted on `11.03.2020
Participants -77 (Staff nurse &Pharmacists)
5.     Pharmacovigilance Sensitisation Program conducted for the faculty of National TB Elimination Program on 10.12.2020- 24 participants were trained in ADR Reporting

First constituted on 30.10.2019 & reconstituted with following members on 21.01.2020 due to  transfer of faculties
Chairperson DEAN. Dr. K. Thirumal Babu
Coordinator – Dr.K.Vijayarani. Prof& HOD Pharmacology
1.              Dr. Shakeel Ahmed M A MBBS (MD-Internal Medicine)
2.              Dr.Vasanthamoorthy.R MD DVL
3.              Dr.VSrinivasan MD (Paed)
4.              Dr. Malathy D MBBS (MS - General Surgery )
Committee meetings held – 7 (seven)
Reporting of ADR insisted , covid19  related ADR reporting insisted

of GTVMMC&H constituted on 29.11.2019.
·      Email- gtvmmcIEC2019@gmail.com
·       Registered with DHR and certificate dated on 14.2.2020 GTVMMC&H/IEC - EC/NEW/INST/2020/491
·      Registered with for conducting clinical trials CDSCO certificate dated 31.3.2020 Regn No. ECR/1364/Inst/TN/2020
Members details as follows:
1.     Dr. Anusha Dakshinamoorthi MBBS (MD-Pharmacology) Chair Person
2.     Dr. K Vijayrani MBBS (MD-Pharmacology) Member Secretary
3.     Dr. Shakeel Ahmed M A MBBS (MD-Internal Medicine) Clinician
4.     Dr. Poonguzhlali Gopinath MBBS (MD-Biochemistry) Basic Medical Scientist
5.     Dr. Stalin S MBBS (MD - Paediatrics ) Clinician
6.     Dr. Malathy D MBBS (MS - General Surgery Clinician
7.     Dr. Rajeshwari Anandhan MBBS (MD-OBG) Clinician
8.     Dr.S. Sivakumar MBBS (MD-General Medicine) Clinician
9.     Ms. Sumitha CSST BA-Sociology (Master ofSocial Work) Social Scientist
10.  Mr. T R Sreenivash MA (BL) Legal Expert
11.  Mr. John Peter C BA (MA-Social work) Lay Person
IEC MEETINGS held on 04.03.2020 for review of ICMR Proposals

            Seminars, Symposium, micro teaching small group teaching, integrated teaching classes are the other periodic academic activities being conducted in the department.

            Our library contain  books on various topics like pharmacology, Clinical Pharmacology, applied therapautics etc., The number of books are kept as per MCI norms.  Various Indian as well as International Journals are also available.  Spacious reading hall is also present.

            Our museum contain
                        Drug samples                          
                        Specimen – Medicine plants   
                        History of Medicine plants     
                        Drug charts         



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