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Events and Activities

 
February 2011:
  1. Dr.Pajanivel.R, Associate Professor & Head participated and delivered a lecture on “Spirometry Training for Technicians”, organized by the Indian Chest Society on 10th February 2011 at Sri Ramachandra Medical College, Porur, Chennai.
 
March 2011:
  1. World TB Day 2011 was observed on 28th March 2011.
  2. The event was commemorated by delivering Awareness talks, distributing information pamphlets, multi-media presentations on Tuberculosis to patients and public.
  3. CME on Tuberculosis: Dr.Pajanivel.R, Associate Professor & Head participated and delivered a lecture on “Tuberculosis –Diagnosis & Management” organized by the College of Nursing, Mother Theresa Institute of Health Sciences, Puducherry.

 
 
May 2011:
  1. World Asthma Day 2011 was observed on 3rd May 2011. Free Spirometry Camp was organized in the department and free Inhaler medications were dispensed to needy patients. Awareness talks, distribution of information pamphlets, multi-media presentations on Asthma to patients and public were also arranged to commemorate the event.

 
 
July 2011:
  1. font-weight:normal">Dr.Pajanivel.R, Associate Professor & Head delivered a Guest lecture on “Interpretation of ABG”, organized by the Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Sri Ramachandra Medical College, Porur, Chennai on 2nd July 2011.

 
September 2011    
  1. Dr.Pajanivel.R, Associate Professor & Head attended the Annual European Respiratory Society (ERS) Congress held at Amsterdam, Netherlands, from 23rd September 2011 to 28th September 2011. He also made a Poster presentation titled,font-weight:normal"> “Smoking Induced Satellite Associations in a Rural Population of South India – an in vitro study”.

 
November 2011
  1. WORLD COPD DAY 2011 was observed on 16th November 2011.The following events were organized by the Department to mark the occasion.
 
Spirometry Camp:
  1. All the Traffic police personnel of the Puducherry Traffic Police Department were screened for the presence of COPD by the Spirometry test. The CAMP was conducted from 15th November to 18th November 2011 between 8AM and 1 PM every day

  2. About 150 Traffic police were benefitted out of the CAMP. Free Inhaler drugs and awareness talks and pamphlets were also distributed during the camp.

  3. Similarly, patients who presented with breathlessness, wheezing and chronic cough were screened for COPD by free Spirometry test. Free Inhaler drugs and educational materials were distributed during the camp.
 
CME on COPD                                             
  1. On the 16th of November 2011, a special CME on “COPD-An Insight” was organized. Dr.Prasanna Kumar Thomas, Senior Respiratory Physician from Chennai was invited to deliver the Guest Lecture. This CME was of immense benefit to all UG, PG medical students and Nurses.

  2. Dr.Pajanivel.R, Associate Professor & Head delivered a Guest lecture on “Strategies for Interpretation of Spirometry”, organized by the Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Sri Ramachandra Medical College, Porur, Chennai on 17th November 2011.
  3. Dr.Pajanivel.R, Associate Professor & Head delivered a Guest lecture on “Importance of Spirometry in COPD”, organized by the College of Physiotherapy, Mother Theresa Institute of Health Sciences, Puducherry.
 
December 2011:
  1. The Department participated in the INTEGRATED Teaching Programme on Tuberculosis organized by the
  2. Department of Pathology, for Undergraduate Students. Dr.Manju.R, Assistant professor spoke on “Tuberculosis – Clinical Features & Management”.

 

CONTINUING NURSING EDUCATION on “Good Nebulisation Practices “ –organised on 15,16 September ,2014

Dr.Venkateswara babu ,associate professor delivered the lecture .
As part of the program ,a QUIZ programme was conducted by Dr.C.Venkatesh ,senior resident ,for the staff nurses and prizes were given.

 

 
 

 

 

 
Distinctions/Awards/Prizes/Honours received by the faculty: 

 

Sl.No
Name of the Faculty
Name of the Award
Given by
Date of the award
1.
Dr.Panjanivel .R
Dr.B.N.Warrier Memorial Award for the Best Poster in NAPCON 2008
 
Bronchology Society of India
January 2008
2.
Dr.Pajanivel.R
Best Faculty Award for 2008
Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth University, Puducherry
15 August 2008

 
 
Research publications by the faculty:
 

Publications of Dr.R.Venkateswara babu (Associate Professor )

 

·      Venkateswara babu R,Manju R,Vinod kumar S,Ashok kumar das. Occurrence of Diabetes Mellitus in Pulmonary Tuberculosis patients . WJMS World journal of medical sciences 2013;8(4):345-348

 

·       Venkateswara babu R,Manju R,Vinod kumar S,Ashok kumar das.A comparative study of Diabetes Mellitus in Pulmonary Tuberculosis patients .WJMS 2013; 9(2):93-96

 

·      Manju R,Venkateswara babu R,Vinod kumar S,Bhavana Ashok Badhe  . A comparative study by using Abram’s and Cope Pleural biopsy  needles in exudative pleural effusions .WJMS 2012 ;7(3)151-154

 

·         Manju R,Venkateswara babu R,Vinod kumar S,Bhavana Ashok Badhe  .Pleural biopsy in exudative effusions – a comparative study by using Abram’s and Cope needles .WJMS 2012;7(2)68-71

 

·         Latha R ,Sasikala R ,Muruganandam N,Venkateswara babu R. Study on the shifting patterns of Non Candida albicans Candida in lower respiratory tract infections and evaluation of the CHROM agar in identification of the Candida species .J.Microbiol.Biotech .Res. 2011;1(3):113-119

 

 Publications of Dr.G.Vishnukanth (Assistant  Professor )

·       Vishnukanth G,Vinod kumar S,Tanmaya T,Dutta TK . A study of clinical ,radiological ,pulmonary functions in patients of Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease .Journal of evolution of medical and dental sciences 2014 ;22(3):6217-24

 

·      Pritianda M,Sajini EJ,Debdatta Basu ,Panigrahi MK.Bilateral spontaneous pneumothorax in chronic silicosis –a case report .Case reports in pathology 2014,article ID 51861

 

Vishnukanth G,Manju R,Srinivas B, Pratap U.Isolated left lung hypoplasia in an adult –a case report . –accepted for publication in International journal of current research and review 

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