Department of Pharmacology

VMMC

Department of Pharmacology | Overview

Vision
To start post graduate courses both Broad speciality (M.D. in Pharmacology) and Superspeciality (D.M. in Clinical Pharmacology)
Utilizing research methods to identify the most cost effective use of medications
Initiating and supporting interdisciplinary collaborative research

Mission
Being an integral member of the healthcare team responsible for the outcomes associated with the medication use process
Contributing to and accepting responsibility for optimal therapeutic outcomes including promoting wellness
Fostering an environment that promotes the safe, efficacious, and cost-effective use of medications
The department of pharmacology is primarily a teaching department and teachers Pharmacology to II MBBS, II B.Sc Nursing and other PG students. The department is equipped with 2 labs, A/c lecture halls equipped with LCD projector and audio visual aids, demonstration hall, departmental library and museum containing all the relevant drugs specimens, herbal specimens and history of medicine.

Research activities :
Prescription analysis of patients with alcoholic liver disease, of drugs in dermatology department in the college hospital, doctors knowledge on pharmacovigilance, prescription trends in Bronchial asthma, a general analaysis of various tertiary hospitals and prescription analysis of antimicrobials in ICUs. ICMR short term studentship is granted everyyear. The department has published more than 17 papers in the last five years.


NAAC

Accredited by NAAC


Recognised by MCI


Pre Accredited by NABH


Accredited by TMC