About the Department
The Department of Physiology of this University has an excellent infrastructure and experienced faculties to aid teaching and research activities. Physiology is taught to wide range of medical, dental, paramedical undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Autonomic function lab has been established to extend the services of the department for patient care. Yoga laboratory with trained yoga Specialists has been established to conduct research in the field of yoga as an intervention. The faculties use various teaching methodologies which are of immense benefit to both medical, dental and para-medical students. Two faculties have been awarded FAIMER fellowship in medical education and one faculty has completed advanced training in medical education. The faculties are also successfully involved in diverse research projects, and have presented papers at national and international conferences and published papers. One faculty has been awarded PhD, while 6 faculties (5 Internal and one external) are pursuing part time PhD and 3 postgraduates are in ICMR MD PhD program. Dr.Venkat Srinivasan, Board Certified- Internal Medicine, Arizona center for Integrative medicine, San Antonio, Texas, USA has been appointed as Visiting Professor who will be establishing a Mind Body Medicine Lab in the Department where research will be conducted as well as provide an academic program on mind body medicine.