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Dr. Suresh Kumar S.

Chairperson-In-Charge & Associate Professor Pharmacology

Educational Qualification
  • DM (Clinical Pharmacology) 2014, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), India
  • MD (Pharmacology) 2011, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry, India
  • MBBS 2005, Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bengaluru, India
Professional Career
  • Associate Professor - Pharmacology since 2020 at the Department of Pharmacology, RAKCOMS, RAKMHSU
  • Assistant Professor - Pharmacology (3 years) from 2017 to 2020 at the Department of Pharmacology, RAKCOMS, RAKMHSU
  • Assistant Professor - Pharmacology (3 years) from 2014 to 2017 at the Department of Pharmacology, Karuna Medical College, Kerala, India 
  • Senior Resident Clinical Pharmacology (3 years) during DM (2011-2014) at JIPMER, India
  • Assistant Professor - Pharmacology (4 months), Karpaga Vinayaga Medical College, Chennai, India during 2011
Area of Interests
  • Medication safety, pharmacogenomics, pharmacoepidemiology, pharmacovigilance 
Research Profile
  • Ashokkumar R, Srinivasamurthy S, Kelly JJ, Howard SC, Parasuraman S, Uppugunduri CS. Frequency of chemotherapy medication errors: A systematic review. J Pharmacol Pharmacother 2018; 9:86-91
  • Srinivasamurthy SK, Ashokkumar R, Kodidela S, Howard SC, Samer CF, Chakradhara Rao US. Impact of computerised physician order entry (CPOE) on the incidence of chemotherapy-related medication errors: a systematic review. Eur J Clin Pharmacol. 2021 Feb 23.
  • Mahwish N, Bairy LK, Srinivasamurthy S. Antivitamins: A Silver Lining in the Era of Antimicrobial Resistance. Journal of Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapeutics. 2022;13(1):5-13
  • Jhancy M, Bernhardt GV, Srinivasamurthy S, Akram W, Haris AS. Seroprevalence of Pertussis Antibodies and Infection Risk Among Female Medical Students. New Emirates Medical Journal, 2022;3
  • Kamath A, Srinivasamurthy SK, Chowta MN, Ullal SD, Daali Y, Chakradhara Rao US. Role of Drug Transporters in Elucidating Inter-Individual Variability in Pediatric Chemotherapy-Related Toxicities and Response. Pharmaceuticals (Basel). 2022 Aug 11;15(8):990
Service to Profession
  • Life member of the Indian Pharmacological Society
  • Life member of the Indian Society of Clinical Research 
  • Member of the Medical Pharmacologists Society 
  • Member of the Institute ethics committee (IEC)/ Research ethics committees 
  • Journal reviewer for several national and international journals 
Conferences/ CME/ Workshops/ Guest Lectures/ Papers presented
  • Resource person for pharmacogenomics and good clinical practice workshops 
  • Presented paper/poster at several conferences 
  • Attended more than 20 conferences/CMEs/workshops
Professional Courses 
  • Competency Framework Workshop from Medical Education Department –CMHS- UAEU 
  • Trained medical teacher at National Teacher Training Centre (NTTC) JIPMER 
  • GCP certification from NIDA Clinical Trials Network
  • Oncology Clinical Trials Training (OCTT) from Catalyst Clinical Services, Delhi
  • Course on IPR and Pharmaceutical R&D (CCIPR) FROM IP Facilitation Centre (IPFC), Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry