::Departments : Pre Clinical : Physiology
DEPARTMENT OF PHYSIOLOGY
STANLEY MEDICAL COLLEGE
 
MAIL ID: 1physiostanley@gmail.com
PHONE NO: Extn No - 160
1. HISTORY
Stanley Medical College was established at 1938, after British Parliamentarian, Sir George Frederick Stanley. Physiology Department started its functioning at the same time. Teaching and Research are the two important activities of this department. Competency based medical education schedule has been framed and to be implemented to undergraduate students. Students Quiz programme is the favourite task of this department. Students of this department (both UG & PG) have won fabulous prizes in Intermedical Quiz Programmes. Every year an Intramural Quiz Competition is organized by this Department conducted by the second year students for the first year students. Research activities are carried out in a full fledged manner by the faculty and Postgraduates of our department. A number of research papers have been presented in various conferences. A number of papers have been published in National & International journals. 
 
2. FACULTY DETAILS
S.No Name Designation
1 Dr.Viji Devanand Professor & Head
2 Dr.Kanmani Karthikkeyan Associate Professor
3 Dr.R.Shanthini
4 Dr. S.Subathra Assistant Professor
5 Dr.P.Niveditha
6 Dr.B.Shabina
7 Dr.G.Sasirekha
8 Dr.T.Lovie Beneta
9 Dr.K.Latha
10 Dr.R.Abiramasundari
11 Dr.A.Vidhya
12 Dr.G.Deepa
 
 
3. SERVICES OFFERED
a. ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES
TYPE OF COURSE: Medical
Name of course offered Eligibility Course duration Sanctioned No.of seats Affiliated university Selection procedure
MBBS Higher secondary 5Years
6 months
250 The TamilNadu Dr.MGR Medical University, Chennai NEET Exam
MD Physiology MBBS 3Years 2 The TamilNadu Dr.MGR Medical University, Chennai NEET Exam
BSc Radiology & Imaging Technology
 
Higher secondary 3years 20 The TamilNadu Dr.MGR Medical University, Chennai Selection Committee
Theatre Technician Higher secondary 1 year 40   Selection Committee
Anaesthesia Technician Higher secondary 1 year 40   Selection Committee
Dialysis technician Higher secondary 1 year 30   Selection Committee
DMLT
 
Higher secondary 2 years 100   Selection Committee
DRDT Higher secondary 2 years 10   Selection committee
DRTT Service candidates working as radiographers or DRAS in govt. institutions 2 years 5   Selection committee
 
 
 
 
b. ACADEMIC CURRICULUM
Periodic Academic activities held in the department:
NO POST GRADUATE
ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES
UNDERGRADUATE ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES
1 Practicals Lecture class
2 Theory Classes Practical Demonstration
3 Group Discussion Small group teaching
4 Seminar Symposia
5 Journal club Tutorials, Review classes
6 Research activities Self directed learning
7 Periodic assessment tests Formative and summative assessments
                      
4. DEPARTMENT MUSEUM
            The Department museum is a well illuminated room which comprises of various charts, illustrated models, animal experiment instruments and specimens.
5. LABORATORY
The Department consists of well equipped Hematology lab, Clinical lab, Amphibian lab, Mammalian lab and Research lab
6. RESEARCH PUBLICATION
(NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL - FOR THE PAST 5 YEARS)
  1. Pulmonary Function Test in Pregnancy – A Cross Sectional Study
Dr.U.Santhakumari, Dr.C.C.Umayal Dr.G.Gunavathy
International Journal of Current Research Vol 7, Issue 07, pp 17926-17929, July 2015
  1. Effects of Stress as Cardiovascular Risk factors in Drivers
Dr.N.Balanaga Nandhini, Dr.R.Shanthini, Dr.M.Tamilkodi
International Journal of Current Research Vol 7, Issue 08, pp 19164-19167, August 2015
  1. Effect of Body Mass Index on Lung Volumes      
Dr.A.Precilla Catherine, Dr.R.Vinodha
International Journal of Current Research Vol 7, Issue 09, pp 20187-20192, September 2015          
  1. Comparison of P100 Latency and Amplitude between Dominant and Non Dominant Eye
Dr.R.Vinodha, Dr.A.Precilla Catherine, Dr.S.Arrthy, Dr.D.Bobby                                  
International Journal of Current Research Vol 7, Issue 08, pp 19631-19633, August 2015 
  1. Subject to Subject Variation and Inter-Test Variabilities Influence Spirometry Values: A Comparative Study
Dr.Viji Devanand1, Dr.S.Anbuselvi Mattuvar Kuzhali2, Dr.V.Rajalakshmi2, Dr.D.Celine2, Dr.C.C.Umayal2, Dr.T.Lovie Benita2, Dr.Precilla Catherine2
Biomedicine : 2016; 36(4) (supp.):  64-69
  1. A Study of Upper Gastrointestinal Mucosal Abnormalities in Chronic Renal Failure
Dr.C.C.Umayal, Dr.U.Santhakumari
IOSR journal of Dental and Medical Sciences Vol.15; Issue6 Ver I (May 2016)
  1. Comparative Study of Brainstem Evoked Response Audiometry in Parkinson’s Disease Patients and Normal Subjects
Dr.P.Niveditha. Dr.T.Lovie Beneta, Dr.K.Padma, Dr.G.Sasirekha, Dr.D.Celine,                          Dr.Viji Devanand, Dr.K.Latha
Biomedicine : 2016; 36(4) (supp.):  84-87
  1.  Visual Evoked Potentials in Parkinson’s Disease and its correlation with Age and Disease severity: Indian Study 
Dr.P.Niveditha,  Dr.D.Celine, Dr.K.Padma
IOSR journal of Dental and Medical Sciences Vol.15; Issue6 Ver III (June 2016) PP 18-21
  1.  A Study on Effect of Different Body Postures on Pulmonary Functions in Normal Individuals
Dr.K.Latha, Dr.C.C.Umayal, Dr.S.Anbuselvi Mattuvar Kuzhali, Dr.D.Celine, Dr.Viji Devanand, Dr.V.Sumathi, Dr.P.Niveditha           
Biomedicine : 2016; 36(4) (supp.):  105-108
  1.  Study of Changes in Blood Pressure and Lipid Profile in Professional Bus drivers as an Impact of Stress
Dr.R.Shanthini, Dr.N.Balanaga Nandhini, Dr.M.Tamilkodi
International journal of physiology (2016) DOI Number: 10.5958/2320-608X2016.00001.9
  1. Comparative Study of Serum Magnesium in Type 2 Diabetic Patients with and without Foot Ulcer
Dr.R.Shanthini, Dr.N.Balanaga Nandhini, Dr,A.Rasheeda
International journal of Physiology. (2016 ) volume 4 issue 2. DOI Number: 10.5958/2320-608X2016.00071.08
  1.  Comparison of Pulmonary Functions in Primi and Multigravida – A Cross Sectional Study
Dr.U.Santhakumari, Dr.C.C.umayal
International journal of Physiology. (2017)DOI Number: 10.5958/2320-608X2017.00039.7
                                                                                   
  1.  Maximum Isometric Tension in Dominant and Non-Dominant hand by Hand-Grip Dynamometry
Dr.A.Precilla Catherine
University Journal of Pre and Para Clinical Sciences Volume 3 Issue 2 2017
  1.  Assessment of Serum Leptin Levels in Women with PCOS       
Dr.T.Lovie Beneta, Dr.P.Niveditha, Dr.K.Padma, Dr.Viji Devanand, Dr.C.C.Umayal, Dr.S.Anbuselvi Mattuvar Kuzhali, Dr.V.Sumathi,
Biomedicine : 2016; 36(4) (supp.):  134-137
  1.  Orthostatic Hypotension in Idiopathic Parkinson’s Disease
Dr.P.Niveditha
University Journal of Pre and Para Clinical Sciences Volume 3 Issue 2 2017 ISSN 2455-2879      
  1.  A Comparative Study on Estimation of Salivary pH as a Screening Tool for Identifying early Neural Dysfunction in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus   
Dr.S.Anbuselvi Mattuvar Kuzhali, Dr.C.Hemachandrika, Dr.B.Viswanatha Rao, Dr.Anand
A National Journal of Physiology 2017;(5)2
  1.  A study of motor component of median nerve conduction in individuals with type 2 diabetes mellitus
Dr.Abirama sundari.R, Dr.K.Sathish Kumar
Int J Cur Res Rev, Vol 9, Issue 8, April 2017
  1.  Study of Distribution of Different Classes of Mallampati Grading and its association with Sleep Apnoea – A Cross Sectional Analysis
Dr.S.Anbuselvi Mattuvar Kuzhali, Dr.Balasubramanian Kabali, P.Jayabharathi, Balasubramanian Thiyagarajan
A National Journal of Physiology 2017;(5)2
  1.  Prehypertension, Parenteral History of Hypertension and Metabolic Risk Factors in Young Individuals
Dr.S.Subathra, Dr.N.Neelambikai
IOSR journal of Dental and Medical Sciences Vol.16; Issue 4 Ver VII (April 2017) PP 57-59
  1.  Gender Differences and Anthropometric Variables in Prehypertensive Young Individuals
Dr.S.Subathra, Dr.N.Neelambikai
International journal of Physiology 2017. DOI Number: 10.5958/2320-608X2017.00076.2
  1.  Serum Leptin Levels in Infertile Males
Dr.T.Lovie Beneta
University Journal of Pre and Para Clinical Sciences Volume 3 Issue 2 2017
  1.  Analysis of serum Magnesium level in type 2 Diabetes mellitus patients
Dr.Shanthini.R , Dr.Umayal.C.C
International journal of Current research, Vol.10, Issue, 09, pp.73316-73318, September, 2018
  1.  A study of Heart rate variability and Mean platelet volume in Hypertensive individuals
Dr.G.Deepa, Dr.G.Sasirekha, Dr.Viji Devanand
Biomedicine: 2018; 38(1) (Supp.): (053-056)
  1.  Association between Peripheral Nerve Conduction and Superoxide dismutase levels in Alcoholics
Dr.G.Sasirekha, Dr.D.Celine, Dr.K.Padma, Dr.K.P.Sangeetha, Dr.P.Niveditha, Dr.T.Lovie Beneta
Biomedicine: 2018; 38(2): 258-262
  1.  Evaluation of abnormal haematological indices in liver cirrhosis
Dr.F.Anto Nazarene, Dr.Viji Devanand, Dr.P.Niveditha, Dr.S.Sathishkumar
National Journal of Physiology 2018, Vol 6- Issue 1
  1. A Comparative study of sensory and motor components of median nerve conduction in hypothyroid subjects.
Dr.Shabina.B, Dr.Rubha.S, Dr.Rowena Victor
Paripex – International journal of Research, Volume-7, Issue-5, May 2018, ISSN-2250-1991 IF:6.761 IC Value :86.18
  1. Assessment of Auditory evoked potential in Type 2 diabetes mellitus individuals – A case control study
Dr.Shabina.B, Dr.Rowena Victor, Dr.Viji Devanand
Paripex – International journal of Research, Volume-7, Issue-2, 2018, ISSN-2250-1991 IF:6.761 IC Value :86.18
  1.  Association between Neutrophil Lymphocyte Ratio and cognitive function in type II Diabetes Mellitus
Dr.G.Sasirekha, Dr.D.Celine, Dr.Viji Devanand, Dr.C.C.Umayal, Dr.M.Indumathi, Dr.S.Subathra, Dr.B.Shabina
Indian J Physiol Pharmacol  2018; 62(1): 74-79
7. ON GOING RESEARCH
1. Effect of short term yoga practice in physical fitness and mental well-being
    Dr.T.Lovie Beneta, Dr.P.Niveditha
2. Cardio-respiratory fitness, muscle endurance and psychological well-being among  
    health care professionals

    Dr.P.Niveditha, Dr. T.Lovie Beneta
3. Evaluation of peripheral and central auditory function in Systemic Lupus
    Erythematosus

     Dr.G.Sasirekha, Dr.V.Rajalakshmi, Dr.Viji Devanand
4. Parental hypertension and cardiovascular response to isometric handgrip exercise
    and mental stress in young normotensive individuals

    Dr.S.Subathra, Dr.G.Sasirekha, Dr.Viji Devanand
5. Neutrophil Lymphocyte ratio in Migraine
    Dr.V.Rajalakshmi, Dr.C.C.Umayal, Dr.P.Niveditha
6. Altered lipid parameters in hypothyroid subjects
    Dr.K.Anbarasi, Dr.D.Celine, Dr.B.Shabina
7. Cognition and Memory in adults with epilepsy and its correlation with serum
    magnesium levels

    Dr.S.Sathishkumar, Dr.Viji Devanand, Dr.P.Niveditha, Dr.F.Anto Nazarene
8. DISSERTATION
1. Assessment of Cognitive function and Serum Magnesium level in Migraine
    Dr.V.Rajalakshmi, Dr.C.C.Umayal, Dr.P.Niveditha
2. Assessment of Motor nerve conduction, Skeleton muscle strength and Endurance in
    Hypothyroid individuals

    Dr.K.Anbarasi, Dr.D.Celine, Dr.B.Shabina
3. Left ventricular hemodynamics and electrophysiology in obese young adult males
    Dr.S.Sathishkumar, Dr.Viji Devanand, Dr.K.Latha
4. Evaluation of neuro-physiological changes and serological parameters in dementia
    and high risk groups

    Dr.F.Anto Nazarene, Dr. Viji Devanand, Dr.T.Lovie Beneta
5.  Assessment of Heart Rate Variability and Mean Platelet Volume in Psoriatic patients
     Dr.S.Sugantha Priya, Dr.Kanmani Karthikkeyan, Dr.A.Vidhya
6. Association between the Pulmonary function and the Inflammatory markers in type 2
    Diabetes Mellitus
    Dr.B.Dharani, Dr.R.Shanthini, Dr.R.Abiramasundari
9. PRIZES AND AWARDS WON
  1. Our postgraduates Dr.Deepa and Dr.Vengadesh Prabhu won 3rd prize in state level quiz competition on Renal physiology held in Madras medical college in 2015  
  2. Our students won prizes in the National talent test conducted at SRMC on Hematology in 2016. Undergraduates bagged the 2nd and 3rd prizes and Postgraduate Dr.Indumathi won the 3rd prize.
  3. In the Annual state conference “ENVOCCON” held at Balaji medical college in 2016 the following faculty and postgraduates won prizes for paper presentation. Faculty paper presentation  -1st prize –Dr.Lovie Beneta, Dr. Anbuselvi Mattuvarkuzhali  2nd prize –Dr.P. Niveditha Postgraduates paper presentation – 1st prize - Dr. Indumathi , Dr.Anbarasi
  4. Our PGs Dr.Indumathi and Dr.Anto Nazarene won 2nd prize in state level quiz competition held at Chengalpet medical college  on Endocrinology in 2017 
  5. In 2018, in the state level UG quiz held at Saveetha medical college, Chennai on Renal physiology our undergraduates H.Gauri, M.Benita Sharon, Khyathi Sreenivas won 3rd prize.
  6. In 2018- “LEMECON” – a National conference on Learning and Memory was conducted at Karpaga Vinayaga Institute of medical sciences on 5th October. The following prizes were bagged by our Postgraduates for paper presentation 2nd  Prize- Dr. Sathish kumar  and 3rd prize – Dr.B.Dharani
  7. In QUIZENTERA 19, UG quiz cum CME at PSG Institute of medical sciences & research on 22.02.19 & 23.02.19 on the topic Digestive system our undergraduates R.Jayalakshmi, Karthama Ravi, S.Narayanan won 2nd Prize.
  8. In “La Cervea” – CME on Navigation and student seminar competition on Central nervous system on 27.04.19 at Velammal Medical college, Madurai our  I M.B.B.S student  Sriram Anand got the 1st prize for his presentation on “Phantom limb “
 
10. MEDAL EXAM OR ANY COMPETITION ROUTINELY CONDUCTED IN THE   
      DEPARTMENT

           Sankunni Marar Gold Medal Exam is being Conducted for the I MBBS students every year. The eligible candidates will be selected by conducting Preliminary Test followed by Theory, Practical Examinations and Viva voce for the selected candidates.
11. CME/ WORKSHOP / CONFERENCE CONDUCTED BY THE
      DEPARTMENT
  1. 2014 - Post graduate integrated lecture series (PILS) On Physics & Physiology - PHYSIOPHYS STAN ’14.
  2. 2016-SANGREAL State level Intercollege Post Graduate quiz competition in Hematology.
  3. 2017 - THUYIL - Annual state conference of Association of Association of Physiologists of TamilNadu on sleep physiology.
  4. 2018 - IGNITE 2K18 - Pedagogy competition for postgraduates cum CME on “Cardiorespiratory physiology” and Workshop “REFINE” - Hands on Workshop on Mendeley’s Reference management in scientific writing - 6.12.2018 & 7.12.2018.
  5. 2019 - Workshop on Application of Educational principles in physiology teaching in CBME (Competency based medical education - M.B.B.S curriculum) on 1.4.2019 & 2.4.2019 at Stanley medical college.
  6. 2019 – “PIPS-Postgraduate integrated practical series” – “EXPERTISE” on 5th – 7th July.
12. CME / CONFERENCE / WORKSHOPS ATTENDED BY THE DEPARTMENT
  1. 2015 - ISELETCON conference at Balaji Medical College and Hospital - Endocrinology
  2. 2016 - ENVOCCON Conference at Balaji Medical College and Hospital
  3. 2017 - CME & UG quiz –at Madurai Medical College - Cardio vascular system 
  4. 2017 - CME & PG quiz-at, Chengalpet Medical College – Endocrinology
  5. 2017 - Research methodology Workshop at The Tamil Nadu Dr.MGR Medical University
  6. 2018 - CME & UG quiz at Saveetha Medical College - Kidney and body fluids
  7. 2018 -  PILS, Madurai Medical College - GIT
  8. 2018 - SYMMEDCON 2018 an international conference on Stress, yoga and Mind body medicine at Sri Ramachandra Medical College
  9. 2018 - Workshop on e-learning , Chettinad Medical College
  10. 2019 - PIPS at Kilpauk Medical College
  11. 2018 - UGBEACON 2018 Physiology and Medicine conference at Vellammal Medical College
  12. 2018 - CALLOSA 2018 CME & PG quiz at Dhanalakshmi Srinivasan Medical College and Hospital
  13. 2018 - Research methodology Workshop at The Tamil Nadu Dr.MGR Medical University
  14. 2018 - OBECON  Conference on Obesity at Sri Balaji Medical College
  15. 2018 - LEMECON 2018 a National conference on Learning and Memory at Karpaga Vinayaga Institute of Medical Sciences
  16. 2018 - GERON 2018 CME ON Healthy Ageing , Kanyakumari Medical College
  17. 2019 - PILS at Tagore Medical College
  18. 2019 - QUIZENTERA 19 UG quiz cum CME at PSG Institute of Medical Sciences & Research on Digestive System
  19. 2019 - CME on Novel Physiological Markers - Diabetes Mellitus at Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute
  20. 2019 - La Cervea  CME on Navigation and Student Seminar Competition on CNS for UG’s and PG’s at Velammal Medical college
  21. 2019 - Research methodology Workshop at The Tamil Nadu Dr.MGR Medical University
  22. 2019 - CME on Sexual Dysfunction at SRM Medical College
  23. 2019 - Quizcordiz CME & PG state level Intercollege quiz at Tirunelveli Medical College
  24. 2019 – CARDIAPHYSIOCON – CME on Cardiac Physiology in Diabetes – An update.
13.  WORK OF EXCELLENCE / AWARDS RECEIVED BY FACULTIES            
      (ACADEMIC OR NON ACADEMIC)
  • Dr. Shanthini, Associate Professor received the “Best Perfomer Award” on Aug 2019 in Stanley medical college
  • Dr. Lovie Beneta, Assistant Professor received the “Best Perfomer Award” on Aug 2018 in Stanley medical college
  • Dr. Viji Devanand, Professor & HOD received the “Best Perfomer Award” on Aug 2017 in Stanley medical college
  • Dr. Celine, Associate Professor received the “Best Perfomer Award” on Aug 2016 in Stanley medical college
  • Dr. Precilla Catherine, Assistant Professor received the “Best Perfomer Award” on Aug 2015 in Stanley medical college




 

 

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