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Faculty of Physiotherapy

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M.P.T (Neurosciences ), Ph.D
Faculty of Physiotherapy
15 Years of experience since highest degree

Prof.R.Sivakumar, has post graduate degree in Neurology specialization and doctoral research in stroke rehabilitation. His research focus includes stroke rehabilitation and postural control. He visits many Universities and institutions for guest lecturers in physiotherapy in neurology. He has been selected for FAIMER fellowship in the year 2018, and pursues the fellowship in PSG-FAIMER regional institution. Reflective learning is his focus area of educational innovative project. Many novel educational initiatives have been designed by him in Physiotherapy, such as online discussion forums for post-graduate research. He also holds position of Coordinator for Choice Based Credit System of SRIHER. He has designed online platforms for effective working of the CBCS. He has received “Young Achiever Award” from Indian Association of Physiotherapists. He guides post graduate dissertations and PhD Scholars. He has been reviewer for manuscripts in the area of postural control submitted to international journals.

1.Received prestigious award “Young Achiever Award” by Indian Association of Physiotherapist in 2015 (in National Conference of IAP held at Salem, TamilNadu.
2.Received” Best Teacher of the year” by SRIHER for the year 2019.
Fellowship/ Membership:
1.FAIMER fellow – PSG Regional Institute, Coimbatore – 2018 batch
2.Life member of Indian Association of Physiotherapists (L-3171).
3.Life Associate Member of Indian Academy of Neurology.
4.Member of Society of Indian Physiotherapists.
Other Responsibilities:
1.Core Committee Member of “National Assessment and Accreditation Council Committee” (NAAC) of Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai, India.
2.Member of Faculty Credentialing and Promotion Committee of Sri Ramachandra Institute of science and education.
3.CBCS Coordinator (2015 – 2018, 2019 - 2020).
5.Nodal Officer for Association of Indian Universities.
6.Member QIPST, Sri Ramachandra Medical centre.
7.Co-opted member of Scientific Committee of Indian Association of Physiotherapist (2004 – 2006).
8.Member of Auditing Committee and Convener of Curriculum Committee of Sri Ramachandra College of Physiotherapy, Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai, India.
9.Member Promotion and credential committee (Health science colleges) of Sri Ramachandra Institute of science and education.