::Departments : Non-Clinical : Physiology
DEPARTMENT OF PHYSIOLOGY

DEPARTMENT
                      This basic science department is situated in the ground floor of the faculty block with an excellent  infrastructure consisting of  1- demonstration hall , 1- hematology laboratory, 1- clinical physiology laboratory, 1- mammalian laboratory, 1- amphibian laboratory along with a departmental library  and a research laboratory for conducting research activities.
 
FACULTY
Professor                     – 1
Associate professor     -1
Assistant professors    --1
Tutors                          –3

 
CURRICULUM -
During this course of 1 year (I yr MBBS), the undergraduate students are provided with a strong ground on the basics of Physiology, with the team of qualified faculty. The curriculum is a mix of didactic lectures, hands-on training and small group discussions for both theoretical and practical purposes respectively. In practical sessions, the equipped laboratories help to couple theoretical knowledge into real time activity. Special attention is provided to the students by conducting Tutorials, Internal assessment tests, Viva, model practical examinations that are scheduled every month. Further Symposium/Seminar/Quiz programs are being conducted on a regular basis, to provide a platform for the students to exchange their ideas and to establish their skills.
ACTIVITIES-
List of Internal Assessment Tests/ Model Examinations conducted in the department
S.NO DATE TOPIC
1. 21/10/2013 General Physiology, Muscle, Blood
2. 26/11/2013 Gastrointestinal Tract
3. 6/1/2014 Renal System
4. 2nd week of January 2014 Model Practicals- Hematology
5. 10/2/2014 Respiratory System
6. 24/2/2014 Cardiovascular System
7. 24/3/2014 Endocrinology
8. 21/4/2014 Reproduction
9. 8/5/2014 Model Theory Exam
10. 2nd week of June 2014 Model Practical Exam
  
List of Seminar/Symposium/Quiz conducted in the department
S.NO DATE EVENT TOPIC
1. 3/12/2013 Seminar Renal System
2. 28/1/2014 Seminar Cardiovascular System
3. 19/2/2014 Symposium Thyroid Hormones
4. 1/3/2014 Quiz Endocrinology
5 18/3/2014 Seminar Endocrinology
6 8/4/2014 Symposium Central Nervous System
 
   
INTERDEPARTMENTAL ACTIVITIES :
On 5/12/2013, Horizontal  Integrated Lecture Program was hosted by the Department Of Biochemistry on” CELL MEMBRANE”, and faculty member Dr. Gokul, Department Of Physiology presented a lecture on “RESTING MEMBRANE POTENTIAL.”      
       
About 6 students from Govt Thiruvannamalai Medical College participated in “HORMANIA” an Intercollege Physiology Quiz Competition, hosted by Government Dharmapuri Medical College, Dharmapuri on 29/3/2014.

 

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