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Dr (Lt Col) T Vijaya Sagar
Dr (Lt Col) T Vijaya Sagar
MBBS, MS (Anatomy), Professor and Head of Department,
Anatomy
22 Years of experience since highest degree
Area of Focus

Dr(Lt Col) T Vijaya Sagar, is an experienced and acclaimed teacher of anatomy. He is passionate about imparting clinically relevant knowledge through a judicious blend of traditional instructor led training and innovative and emerging technologies. With his proficiency in computers and multimedia recording and editing, he is playing a key role in the development and implentation of assisted e-learning programs and moodle enabled e-portal for the benefit of students. The faculty in the department are also being trained by him in the production of innovative e-lessons.

As the national co-ordinator (Anatomy) for the National programme in Technology enhanced learning (NPTEL) funded by the ministry of human resource development, Govt of India, he is responsible for conducting video recording of anatomy lectures by faculty of eminence from all over India. Video recordings are conducted in the NPTEL Swayamprabha AV studio located within SRMC campus. Video recordings are broadcast via DTH Swayamprabha educational TV channel free of cost .

His prior experience in the Army Medical Corps and as professor of anatomy at the Armed Forces Medical College Pune endow him an abundant amount of administrative experience.

Other Administrative appointments

Dr Vijaya Sagar is also chief warden of all the hostels located in Sri Ramachandra University. He is responsible for the smooth functioning of all the hostels and ensuring that students stay in a safe, clean and healthy environment which is conducive to pursuit of academics and overall personality development.

Research Publications

Apart from scientific paper presentations at various national conferences of Anatomical society of India, his primary research focus has been on integration of emerging technologies into the traditional teaching methods. The noted works and publications include

⦁Cross sectional anatomy and Correlated Clinical Imaging: Interactive DVD ROM produced as scientific project funded under the Armed Forces Medical Research Committee by the Ministry of Defence. A unique project (1997-2002) executed in collaboration with the Visible Human Project of the National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland, USA.
⦁Author of Text book on Human Histology. Also the principal author and designer of Interactive Human Histology DVD ROM.
⦁Principal author, designer and software developer of Interactive assisted e-learning program on Human Embryology for medical students.

Awards/Honour/Professional affiliations:

National Co-ordinator (Anatomy) for National Programme on Technology enhanced learning (NPTEL) funded by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. Programme develops video lectures in anatomy which are broadcast on DTH Swayamprabha Channel.(2017)
Section editor, Basic Sciences, Elsevier publications, South East Asia division, since 2016.
Indian Army Commendation in August 2006 and January 2009.
Inspector, Board of Governors, Medical council of India for the years 2010-2012.
Undergraduate and post graduate teacher and examiner, Maharashtra university of Health Sciences (MUHS), Rajiv Gandhi university of health sciences (RGUHS), Kerala university of Health Sciences (KUHS).
National faculty member, MedRCedutech, Hyderabad. MedRCedutech is a pioneer in enabling digital technology in the field of medical education.
Life Member, Anatomical Society of India.
Diploma, Data networking and communication.