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Government Medical College & Hospital, Akola

शासकीय वैद्यकीय महाविद्यालय व रुग्णालय, अकोला

Pre-Clinical Departments

Department of Physiology

Introduction

The Department of Physiology is among the premier departments in Government Medical College, Akola started with the inception of the institute.

Physiology provides the basis for understanding the functions of organ systems of human body and underlying mechanisms that provide the physiological basis of disease and treatment. Physiology isbeing taught as a major subject during first year in MBBS curriculum.

The rapid evolution in understanding the physiological sciences, has led to emphasize on learning the fundamental principles of various mechanisms and functions from cell to systems of the body in its clinical relevance.

Physiology as a subject in medical science has changed over the years from its non clinical to preclinical format with the incorporation of Applied and clinical Physiology.

Physiology offers a holistic concept of function, integration & dysfunction of body systems and Physiological basis of management and prevention of diseases.

Mission
  • The Mission of the Department of Physiology is to carry out scientific research and evidence-based teaching.
  • To train & teach Undergraduate and Post graduate medical students about the normal functioning of body & its applications to the health care of patients and society.
  • To promote the personal, professional development and communication skill of the personnel within the department
Vision
  1. To teach undergraduate and post graduate students in physiology and providing the students comprehensive knowledge of the normal functions of the organ systems of the body to facilitate an understanding of the physiological basis of health and diseases.
  2. Improving learning and education of physiology in integrative manner.
  3. Enhancement of and improvement of research activities.
  4. To train Post Graduate students in teaching Physiology.
  5. To adopt relevant and innovative teaching programs supported by appropriate and recognized research activities driven by suitable qualified personnel.
  6. To establish a well equipped functional Yoga Laboratory for teaching and advanced research in Yoga regarding various physiological and clinical aspects.
Functions & objectives.
  • The broad objectives of the undergraduate program of physiology are to instill in its graduates a solid foundation of Physiological principles of various systems of human body in relevance to the clinical signs and symptoms of disease and to develop intellectual skills essential for success in their careers.
  • Participation in a culture of collective responsibility for the quality and conduct of our graduate and undergraduate training programs.
  • To teach & conduct examinations & Research for Undergraduate and Post Graduate students in Physiology.
  • To promote horizontal and vertical integrated teaching.
  • To continuously update the knowledge of faculties by conducting/participating in various journal clubs, CME, workshops and conferences.
  • To carry out the pulmonary function tests for research and clinical purposes.
  • To carry out the neurophysiological tests like Nerve conduction studies.

Organisation / Faculty ( Teaching )

Sr.No. Name Post / Designation
1 Dr. Shrinivas Chitta Asst. Professor

Organisation / Faculty ( Non-Teaching )

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Research Papers published by department of Physiology
Sr.No. Title of Article Month and year of publication Journal National or International Authors
1 Glycated Hemoglobin pattern and its correlation with lipid profile in type-2 diabetic males in central India Oct – Dec 2013 National Journal of Community Medicine (Vol-4 Issue-4,Page No-564-569) National Dr. Prashant T. Tayade
2 Study of serum zinc in diabetes mellitus September 2013: Indian Journal of Basic & Applied Medical Research (Vol-2 Issue-8,Page No-977-983) National Dr. Pravin P. Shekokar
3 Effect of acute myocardial infarction on serum zinc level December 2013 Indian Journal of Basic and Applied Medical Research (Vol-3 Issue-1, Page No-80-87 ) National Dr. Pravin P. Shekokar
4 Effect Of Obesity On Resting Heart Rate Among Medical Students 2013 International Journal of Biological & Medical Research International ( Vol-4 Issue-4, Page No-3593-3596 ) Dr. Pravin P. Shekokar
5 Auditory and Visual Reaction Time in Taekwondo Players 2013 International Journal of Recent Trends in Science And Technology International (Vol 8 Issue-3, Page no - 176-177) Dr. Anju Asia
6 Body fat topography and waist hip ratio in female handball players July- Sept 2013 International Journal of Applied Biology and Pharmaceutical Technology International ( Vol 4 Issue-3 ,Page no- 307 ) Dr. Anju Asia
7 Study of Electrocardiographic & Echo cardiographic adaptive changes in endurance athletes 2014 NJRIM Vol5 Issue-4 , Page No 51-55 Dr. A.B. Warkar





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Faculty :: Awards & Achievements
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1 Appreciation of the department for the successful participation in mega health camp organized by the district level authorities in which the stall of department of physiology was arranged for providing the information like exercise diet risk factors for cardiovascular diseases and calculations of height weight, BMI and waist hip ratio.




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Student :: Awards & Achievements
Sr.No. Discription Download
1 Appreciation of the department for the successful participation in mega health camp organized by the district level authorities in which the stall of department of physiology was arranged for providing the information like exercise diet risk factors for cardiovascular diseases and calculations of height weight, BMI and waist hip ratio.