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Dr. P. Sampath Kumar
Dr. P. Sampath Kumar
Forensic Medicine
26 Years of experience since highest degree
Areas of clinical research

Gastric emptying time
Forensic dactylography
Guide for MD- dissertation since 2011,
Guide for MD-PhD candidates since 2013.


Vice-Principal, Sri Ramachandra College and Research Institute

Chairman, Grievances Cell, Sri Ramachandra University

Chairman, Anti ragging Committee, Sri Ramachandra University

Member, Organ Transplantation Committee, Sri Ramachandra University

Chairman, Fire & Safety sub-committee – Sri Ramachandra Medical College, Sri Ramachandra University

Former Member, Institutional Ethical Committee, Sri Ramachandra University

President of Tamil Nadu Medico Legal Society

Former Vice-President of Indian Academy of Forensic Medicine

Life Member of Tamil Nadu Medico Legal Society

Life Member of South Indian Medico-legal Society

Life Member of Indian Academy of Forensic Medicine

Life Member – Journal Of Indian Society of Toxicology

Awards and honours
Completed more than 25 years of service at Sri Ramachandra University in various capacities from junior resident to Vice Principal
Has conducted autopsy on the body of Former Prime minister of India- Late Sri Rajiv Gandhi on 21st May 1991
Former Associate professor in the department of Forensic Medicine, Al Arab Medical College, Garyounis University, Libya
Appointed as External Examiner in International Universities including Al Arab Medical College, Garyounis University, Libya, Tripoli, Libya, Gulf Medical College, Ajman
Has received both 10 years and 20 years of dedicated service awards – Gold medal form the Chancellor ICFMT award – Indian Congress of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology awarded the Distinguished Fellowship in November 2015 at Haryana
Has been appointed by the Honorable Madras High Court to conduct post mortem in a number of sensitive cases Such as alleged homicide of Sathish Kumar (Chennai), alleged honour killing cases such as Gokul Raj(Salem), Ilavarasan(Dharmapuri), and suicide of girl students in SVS College of Naturopathy and Yoga Sciences, Villipuram
Was given best Oral presentation award in an International conference - 4th Global Summit on Toxicology held at Las Vegas, USA, 2014
Chaired the scientific session on “Organ System Toxicity” at the 4th Global Summit on Toxicology at Philadelphia, USA, August 24th – 26th, 2015
Co-author for Standard Operating Protocol (SOP) in Forensic Medicine & Toxicology – Prepared on behalf of Government of India
Sub-editor of Text Book of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology by V V Pillay, 18th Edition, 2017, Paras Publishers, Hyderabad
Felicitated by Lions’ Club of Madras in association with the Lion’s Club of Candy, Sri Lanka for Humanitarian services rendered to the community on 7th June, 2017
Guest Speaker and External Advisor for Poison Information/Control Centre at Govt. Madras Veterinary College, Chennai on 20th November 2017.