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Dr. Padma G M Rao

Dean – RAKCOPS, Professor

Educational Qualification
  • Ph.D  1996 Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal, India
  • M.Pharm 1978 Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal, India
  • B.Pharm  1975 College of Pharmaceutical Sciences Medical College, Trivandrum, India.
  • PG Diploma in Clinical Research (PGDCR) 2005 Catalyst Clinical Services Pvt.Ltd. New Delhi.(India)
Professional Career
  • Clinical research associate- Navaratna pharmaceuticals 1979-1980
  • Lecturer - Manipal university 1980 - 1982
  • Assistant professor - Manipal university -1982 -  1984
  • Reader - Manipal university 1984 -1995
  • Associate professor Manipal university 1995 -1998
  • Professor & head of department, Manipal university 2003-2008
  • Director -Contract Research Organization -Manipal AcuNova
  • Chairperson & Associate Dean - RAKCOPS
  • Dean - RAKCOPS
Achievements/ Interests/Publications/Awards
  • No. of Post graduates guided : 45
  • No. of Ph.Ds : 04
  • No. of scientific publications : 79
  • Member of professional bodies like IPS, IPA, APTA
Conferences/Workshops  
  • National -25
  • International -  7