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Department of Pharmacology


Welcome to the Department of Pharmacology at Dr B R Ambedkar Medical College & Hospital, where the intricate world of drugs, their origins, uses, and properties is explored. Pharmacology is a dynamic field that focuses on understanding the actions of drugs on the body, encompassing their development, regulation, and therapeutic applications.

Key Features:

Comprehensive Pharmacology Study: Our curriculum provides a comprehensive understanding of drugs, covering their origins, history, uses, and properties. Students delve into the actions of drugs on the body, gaining insights into the drug development process and the regulatory aspects outlined in the Drugs and Cosmetics Act.

Specific Course Objectives:

Concepts and Principles of Pharmacology: Students master the concepts and principles of Pharmacology and therapeutics, ensuring a clear understanding of drug actions and applications.

Drug Development Processes:

The curriculum includes an exploration of the intricate processes involved in drug development, providing students with insights into the various stages from inception to market availability.

Regulatory Framework:

Students familiarize themselves with the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, gaining knowledge about the regulatory framework governing drug development, manufacturing, and distribution.

Teaching and Training Skills:

Graduates are equipped to teach undergraduate students in medicine (MBBS) and allied health science courses (Dentistry and Nursing). They contribute to shaping competent healthcare professionals and play a pivotal role in training postgraduate students.

Research Proficiency:

Students undertake research projects, both basic and clinical, guiding them through the entire research process from planning to publication. This prepares them for a career in academia and encourages life-long learning.

Name of the Teaching Staff
Dr Amrith Pakkala
Professor & HOD
Dr Akhila N R
Associate Professor
Dr Bhagyalakshmi S
Assistant Professor
Dr Tahaseen Banu Shaikh
Assistant Professor
Dr Vineetha Vittal
Assistant Professor
Dr Devendra Kumar Tiwari
Dr Mahwish Fatima
Dr Pavana K Reddy

Embark on a journey with the Department of Pharmacology, where the study of drugs becomes a fascinating exploration, preparing you for a meaningful career in pharmacological research, teaching, and clinical applications.

Message from our Leadership Team

Sri. Mahadev Prasad

Managing Trustee

Dr. Ramesh B R

Vice Principal (Medical College)

Sri. RadhaKrishna


Dr A. G. Mahendrakar

Medical Superintendent

Dr. Rani Sujatha

Medical Director

Dr. Muralimohan N.T


Dr. B S Ramesh

Principal (Medical College)

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