About the Department / Program
The department of Pharmacology a basic medical sciences specialty, primarily deals with imparting knowledge and skills concerning with drug administration to health care professional students from medical, dental and paramedical specialties of the University. It is armed with dedicated, committed and dynamic faculties with immense passion for teaching. Students are trained by faculties by a multitude of innovative methodologies such as team teaching, Kahoot based Quiz, role play, learning by participation in skits for creating public awareness related to drug use and Pharmfun/Pharmfest specialty events. In addition to teaching, the faculties, part time PhD and full time PhD scholars are highly collaboratively motivated in contributing towards research in the fields of nanomedicine, phytochemicals, ethnopharmacology, drug designing, human genetics, oncology and medical education, creating a dynamically evolving scientific environment. Teaching and research opportunities are satisfactorily met with the availability of well-equipped state of the art facilities such as air-conditioned lecture halls, demonstration rooms with high-quality Audio-Visual aids, research and experimental lab. The department is also involved in rendering its clinical expertise with regard to Drug safety monitoring and Reporting with contributions of our faculties in the pharmacy and therapeutics committee and pharmacovigilance respectively. Faculties also have to their credit research publications in national and international renowned indexed journals. The added asset of the department lies in conducting conferences and workshops relevant to the current trends involving nationally acclaimed resource persons, offering tremendous opportunities to pharmacologists in sharing and updating their knowledge.