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Dr. Vijaya Paul Samuel


Educational Qualification
  • PhD (Anatomy) 2005, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal Academy of Higher Education(Manipal University), India
  • MSc (Medical Anatomy) 1998, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal Academy of Higher Education(Manipal University), India
  • BSc (Microbiology, Chemistry) 1995, St Aloysius College, Mangalore University, India
Professional Career
  • Associate Professor in Department of Anatomy at Ras Al khaimah College of Medical Sciences, UAE from August 2016.
  • Senior Lecturer in Department of Human Biology, Anatomy Division at International Medical University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from November 2012 till July 2016.
  • Associate/Assistant Professor of Gross Anatomy, Embryology &Histology at St. George's University, School of Medicine, St. George's, Grenada from August 2007 to June 30th, 2012.
  • Assistant Professor of Human Anatomy at Saba University School of Medicine, SABA Netherland Antilles, Dutch West indies from March 2006 to August 2007.
  • Assistant Professor/Senior Lecturer/Lecturer of Human Anatomy at Melaka Manipal Medical College (Manipal Campus), Manipal University, India from September 1998 to March 2006.
Achievements/ Interests/Publica tions/Awards

5 Recent Publications

  1. A contemporary biological pathway of islet amyloid polypeptide for the management of diabetic dementia. Chem Biol Interact. 2019 Jun 1;306:117-122. doi: 10.1016/j.cbi.2019.04.022. Epub 2019 Apr 18. PMID: 31004596. Impact Factor: 3.72
  2. Molecular signaling of G-protein-coupled receptor in chronic heart failure and associated complications. Drug Dev Res. 2020 Feb;81(1):23-31. doi: 10.1002/ddr.21627. Epub 2019 Nov 30. PMID: 31785110. Impact Factor : 4.36
  3. Development and Validation of a Script Concordance Test (SCT) to Evaluate Ethical Reasoning Ability Among First and Fifth Year Students in a Medical School. J Acad Ethics 17, 193-204 (2019). .Impact Factor:1.48
  4. Dacarbazine induces genotoxic and cytotoxic germ cell damage with concomitant decrease in testosterone and increase in lactate dehydrogenase concentration in the testis. Mutat Res. 2006 Sep 5;607(2):240-52. doi: 10.1016/j.mrgentox.2006.04.019. Epub 2006 Jun 21. PMID: 16793327. Impact Factor:6.5
  5. Unusual pectoralis major muscle: The chondroepitrochlearis - A case report -Anat Sci Int. 2008 Dec;83(4):277-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1447-073X.2007.00204.x) Impact Factor:1
  • Best Lecturer award in the School of Medical Sciences, IMU, KualaLumpur, Malaysia for the year 2016, 2015 and 2014. Awarded by the IMU Scholarship committee during the Faculty Appreciation Week.

Recent Workshop Attended

  • The changing role of teacher in health care profession by Ron Harden
  • Workshop on Data Analysis (SPSS & AMOS).
  • Faculty Development workshop- Discipline Specific Teaching of Professionalism.
  • Pre-Conference Workshop on Engaging the Gen Y Students through Future Oriented Thinking
  • Pre-Conference Workshop on Educational Leadership
  • Workshop on research Proposal Design and Writing
  • Workshop on Best Practices in Supervisory Process.
  • Assessment Blueprint workshop
Recent Grants Obtained
  • IMU internal grant to conduct research on Developing a SCT Tool to assess ethical reasoning ability among medical students.
  • IMU internal grant to conduct research on Evaluation of antioxidant and antimicrobial activity of alkaloidal fraction of Berberis aristata against Propionibacterium acnes
  • Recent Paper Presentations and Conferences Attended
  • 11 th International Medical Conference, 2016 held at International Medical University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • 10 th International Medical Conference, 2015 held at International Medical University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Development of Script Concordance Test to assess ethical reasoning ability: A preliminary study- Poster presentation at AMEE-2014, Milan Italy.
  • 9 th International Medical Conference, 2014 held at International Medical University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • 8 th International Medical Conference, 2013 held at International Medical University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • 44 th Annual Conference of Indian Pharmacological Society held at Manipal, India in December 2011.