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Staff Id : 10401
Name : Dr. V.P.. MAHESHKUMAR
Designation : ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Qualification : M.Pharm.,Ph.D.,
Specialization : PHARMACY PRACTICE - Clinical Pharmacy,Pharmacoeconomics and Outcome Research, Rational drug use, Social and Administrative Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Management & Public Health.
Date of Birth : 21-06-1978
Date of Joining : 20-02-2009
Present Address Contact Number E-Mail Address
323, SECOND MAIN ROAD, NORTH
MARIYAPPA NAGAR
ANNAMALAI NAGAR, CHIDAMBARAM - 608002
9865157583pharma_mahesh@yahoo.com
Research Guidance
Discipline Awarded Guidance
M.Phil./M.E./M.Sc. 133
Ph.D. 04


Conference /Seminar / Symposia / Workshop
Conference Seminar Symposia Workshop
National International
Attended 954017
Conducted --3--


Research Projects
Major Projects Minor Projects Total Amount (Rs.)
Completed ---
Ongoing ---
Teaching and Research Experience Industry Experience
9 Years5 Years
Journals Conference Books Published Popular Article
National International National International
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List of Publications - International
Feba P Shaju, R.Pavadai Priyan, V.P.Maheshkumar, C.Stalin Raja, "Study on use of antibiotics in post-operative emergency surgery in rural tertiary care hospital.", International Journal of Innovative Pharmaceutical Research , Volume 5, Number 7, Jul 2017, pp. 29-38. 2017.
V.P.Maheshkumar, C.K.Dhanapal, M.Ramakrishna Rao, "Outcomes of Clinical Pharmacist’s Interventions in Solving Drug-Related Problems in Geriatric Patients of Rural Teaching Hospital .", The Pharma Innovation Journal , Volume 5, Number 1, Jan 2016, pp. 49-55. 2016.
S. Bala Murugan, M. Kumar, V. P. Maheshkumar, P. K. Kaviarasan, "A Clinico Pharmacological Study on Psoriasis Management in a Tertiary Care Hospital .", World Journal Of Pharmacy And Pharmaceutical Sciences, Volume 5, Number 7, Jul 2016, pp. 1267-1274. 2016.
V.P.Maheshkumar, C.K.Dhanapal , "Assessment of Potential Drug Interactions in Geriatric Patients in Rural Teaching Hospital.", International Journal of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Research, Volume 2, Number 2, Jan 2015, pp. 52-66. 2015.
V.P.Maheshkumar, C.K.Dhanapal , "Assessing Medication adherence in Geriatric Patients in Rural Teaching Hospital.", International Journal of Universal Pharmacy & Biosciences, Volume 4, Number 1, Jan 2015, pp. 303-313. 2015.
K.Pallavi Reddy, G.Sweety grace, I.V.V.S.S.kartheekumar, P.K,Manna,V.P.Maheshkumar, R.Gandibabu, "Antipsychotic Drug Utilization Study in Psychiatry Unit of Rajah Muthiah Medical Hospital.", International Journal of Innovative Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, Volume 3, Number 4, Apr 2015, pp. 253-266. 2015.
V.P.Maheshkumar, C.K.Dhanapal, M.Ramakrishna Rao , "Assessment of potentially inappropriate medicines used in geriatric patients according to 2012 AGS Beer's criteria in tertiary care teaching hospital.", Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences, Volume 5, Number 3, Mar 2015, pp. 1273-1279. 2015.
V.P.Maheshkumar, C.K.Dhanapal, M.Ramakrishna Rao, , "Adverse drug reaction monitoring in geriatric patients of rural teaching hospital.", Der Pharmacia Lettre, Volume 7, Number 12, Dec 2015, pp. 187-193. 2015.
Maheshkumar V.P,Dhanapal C.K , "Prevalence of Polypharmacy in Geriatric Patients in Rural Teaching Hospital.", American Journal of Phyto medicine and Clinical Therapeutics, Volume 2, Number 3, Sep 2014, pp. 413-419. 2014.
Bangari Anil Kumar,T.Adiveni, Dr.P.K.Manna, Mr.V.P.Maheshkumar, Dr.N.Junior Sundresh, "Studies On Antibiotics Prescribing Pattern In Surgical Wards Of Department Of Surgery At Rajah Muthiah Medical College Hosipital .", World Journal Of Pharmacy And Pharmaceutical Sciences, Volume 3, Number 7, Jul 2014, pp. 832-871. 2014.
Bangari Anil Kumar, T.Bhanu Chand, CH.Venkat Rao, K.Blessy Lavanya, V.P.Maheshkumar, "Therapeutic aspects of fluoroquinolones clinical role in paediatrics.", World Journal of Pharmaceutical Research, Volume 39, Number 6, Jun 2014, pp. 239-250. 2014.
V.P.Maheshkumar, C.K.Dhanapal, "Estimation of Cost and Utilization of Anti -–Diabetic Drugs in Geriatric Patients .", Journal of Language in India, Volume 13, Number 4, Apr 2013, pp. 107-122. 2013.
V.P.Maheshkumar, C.K.Dhanapal, "Drug Prescribing Pattern in Geriatric Patients in a Rural Teaching Hospital .", Unique Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biological Sciences, Volume 1, Number 1, Aug 2013, pp. 16-18. 2013.
Maheshkumar V.P, Madhusudhan.S, Dhanapal.C.K, "Therapeutic Management of Viral Hepatitis in Pediatrics-–Observational Study.", World Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Volume 2, Number 5, Oct 2013, pp. 3262-3269. 2013.
List of Conferences - National
Arunraj kalichamy , Shyam sundar. R , Mohammed Fardan , Maheshkumar V. P, Gopalakrishnan. G , N. Junior Sundharesh, Study on anti-biotic sensitivity pattern in surgical prophylaxis at tertiary care teaching Hospital , National seminar on Challenges and Advances in Microbiology (CAM-2018) , Feb 1-2, 2018, Department of Microbiology, Annamalai University, pp. 0-77. 0, 0.
Subash S, Maheshkumar V.P, Dhanapal C.K, Monish kumar J, Causality Assessment and Severity of ADRs in geriatric patients in rural area of Tamil Nadu: Using WHO –UMC scale and Hartwig scale, 69th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress- 2017, Dec 22-24, 2017, Chitkara University, Chandigarh, India, pp. 0-0. 0, 0.
ïNLG˜ K.Muthuselvan, S.Monika, V.P.Maheshkumar, C.K.Dhanapal , Study on medication adherence in elderly patients, Scientific Poster Session of 68th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress , Dec 16-18, 2016, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, pp. 0-0. 0, 0.
V.D.Sathis, Elizabeeth annamathew,V.P.Maheshkumar, C.K.Dhanapal , Outcomes of clinical pharmacist counselling in Quality life of patients with Congestive Heart Failure , Scientific Poster Session of 68th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress , Dec 16-18, 2016, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, pp. 0-0. 0, 0.
Ruksana , Sagy Thomas, Maheshkumar.V.P, Dhanapal.C.K , Pharmacoepidemiological Study in Geriatric Patients in Rural Teaching Hospital , Trend Setting Innovations in Pharmaceutical Sciences , Jul 18-19, 2016, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad. , pp. 0-0. 0, 0.
Sweety Grace.G, Maheshkumar.V.P, Dhanapal.C.K , The Impact of Drug Information Service By Clinical Pharmacist in Corporate Hospitals , 18th Annual National Convention of Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India.(APTICON) , Oct 25-27, 2013, Vikas Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh -533102., pp. 0-0. 0, 0.
Sweety Grace.G, Maheshkumar.V.P, Dhanapal.C.K , Improving Patient Compliance With Treatment Regimens By Using Novel Drug Delivery Systems , AICTE sponsored National Conference, Oct 4-4, 2013, College of Pharmacy, Mother Theresa Post Graduate and Research Institute of Health Sciences, Puducherry – 605006, pp. 0-0. 0, 0.
Vinny, Maheshkumar.V.P, Dhanapal.C.K , Prescribing Pattern in Asthma Patients , AICTE sponsored National Conference, Oct 4-4, 2013, College of Pharmacy, Mother Theresa Post Graduate and Research Institute of Health Sciences, Puducherry – 605006, pp. 0-0. 0, 0.
V.P.Maheshkumar, C.K.Dhanapal, Estimation of cost and utilization of Anti- Diabetic Drugs in geriatric patients, Health and Medical Care Services Claims on National Resources, Dec 20-21, 2012, Department of Economics, Annamalai University , pp. 0-0. 0, 0.
V.P. Maheshkumar, S.Madhusudhan, C.K.Dhanapal, C.S.Balachandran , A clinical study on therapeutic management of viral hepatitis in pediatrics , 64th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress , Dec 7-9, 2012, SRM University, Kattankulathur , pp. 0-0. 0, 0.
B.Anilkumar, J.Saravanan,P.K.Manna,V.P. Maheshkumar, Anti ulcer and Antioxidant activity of methanolic leaf extract of Soymidafabrifuga , 64th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress , Dec 7-9, 2012, SRM University, Kattankulathur , pp. 0-0. 0, 0.
Syed Zahea Pasha., V.P Maheshkumar, G Veeramani, B Anil Kumar, Pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic interaction study between gliclazide& aqueous extract of zingiberofficinalisin rats & rabbits , 64th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress , Dec 7-9, 2012, SRM University, Kattankulathur , pp. 0-0. 0, 0.
K.Karthikeyan, V.P.Maheshkumar, A.Kottaimuthu, Pharmacoeconomic Evaluation of Anti- Diabetic drugs, Trends in Pharmaceutical Science (TIPS-2012), Mar 10-10, 2012, Department of Pharmacy, Annamalai University, pp. 0-0. 0, 0.
List of Conferences - International
Manjari S , Maheshkumar V.P, Assessing The Potentially Inappropriate Medication Use, 3nd International Conference on Clinical Pharmacy, Theme: New Era of Pharmacy Practice: Beyond Traditional Patient Care , Jan 21-22, 2018, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal-576104, pp. 0-51. 0, 0.
V.D.Sathis, V.P.Maheshkumar, C.K.Dhanapal, Elizabeeth Anna Mathew, K.Muthuselvan, A.Jonathan Arland, Drug related problems in type-2 diabetes patients in geriatric patients of South India: using PCNE classification tool , International Diabetes Federation (IDF 2017) Congress, Dec 4-8, 2017, Abu Dhabi, UAE, pp. 534-782. 0, 0.
K.Arunraj ,R.Shyam Sundar, Mohammed Fardan, V.P.Maheshkumar, R.T.Saravanakumar, C.K.Dhanapal , Pharmacists Impact on Self-Management with Preventive Measures in Pediatric Pneumonia , World Congress on Pharmaceutical Sciences (WCPS 2017) Theme: “Pharmacy for Future - The Advances and Impacts, Oct 5-7, 2017, Palmarinha Resorts, Goa, India, pp. 0-0. 0, 0.
K.Muthuselvan, V.D.Sathis, A.Jonathan Arland, V.P.Maheshkumar, C.K.Dhanapal , Assessment of Therapeutic Outcome and Pharmacoeconomical Analysis in Cardiovascular Disease Patients in CCU , World Congress on Pharmaceutical Sciences (WCPS 2017) Theme: “Pharmacy for Future - The Advances and Impacts, Oct 5-7, 2017, Palmarinha Resorts, Goa, India, pp. 0-0. 0, 0.
V.D.Sathis, Elizabeeth Anna Mathew, K.Muthuselvan, A.Jonathan Arland, V.P.Maheshkumar, Antibiotic Sensitivity profile of Urinary Tract Infection in rural areas of Tamil Nadu , World Congress on Pharmaceutical Sciences (WCPS 2017) Theme: “Pharmacy for Future - The Advances and Impacts, Oct 5-7, 2017, Palmarinha Resorts, Goa, India, pp. 0-0. 0, 0.
ïNLG˜ Mohammed Fardan, R.Shyam Sundar, K.Arunraj, V.P.Maheshkumar , Efficacy of combinatorial therapy in hypertensive patients in a tertiary care hospital , the international Event of Pharmoria 2017 (Explore, Ideate, Engage), Aug 11-13, 2017, Amaravathi, Andhra Pradesh, pp. 0-0. 0, 0.
R.Shyam Sundar, Mohammed Fardan, K.Arunraj, V.P.Maheshkumar , Evaluation of medication knowledge and impact of patient counselling, the international Event of Pharmoria 2017 (Explore, Ideate, Engage), Aug 11-13, 2017, Amaravathi, Andhra Pradesh, pp. 0-0. 0, 0.
ïNLG˜ G.Vamshi, Riya Teresa Joseph, Suresh.K ,C.K.Dhanapal, V.P.Maheshkumar, S.Chidambaranathan, Pharmacoepidemiological study on bronchiolitis patients of pediatric ward in the rural teaching hospital , new insights of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Feb 17-18, 2017, Chalapathi institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, pp. 0-0. 0, 0.
V.P.Maheshkumar S.Nithiyanantham, S.Saravanan, , C.K.Dhanapal , Role of community pharmacist in public health, International Congress Of Pharmacy Graduate (ICPG-2012), Oct 6-7, 2012, Chettinad Health City, Kelambakkam, Chennai., pp. 0-0. 0, 0.
Krishna Kanth.T, Anoop Paruchuri, V.P.Maheshkumar, S.Parimalakrishnan, A study on incidence and nature of adverse drug reactions (ADR) in a tertiary Care teaching hospital in rural Tamil Nadu , International Congress Of Pharmacy Graduate (ICPG-2012), Oct 6-7, 2012, Chettinad Health City, Kelambakkam, Chennai., pp. 0-0. 0, 0.
T.Adiveni, Bangari Anil Kumar, V.P.Maheshkumar, S.Madhusudhan, P.K.Manna, Prevalence of malaria and indications of quinine sulphate in malarial children, International Congress Of Pharmacy Graduate (ICPG-2012), Oct 6-7, 2012, Chettinad Health City, Kelambakkam, Chennai., pp. 0-0. 0, 0.
B.Anil Kumar, Nannuri Charan, V.P.Maheshkumar, C.K.Dhanapal, Anoop Paruchuri, P. K Manna, Clinical pharmacist intervention on antimicrobial (drug-drug/drug-food) drug interactions in pediatric population , International Congress Of Pharmacy Graduate (ICPG-2012), Oct 6-7, 2012, Chettinad Health City, Kelambakkam, Chennai., pp. 0-0. 0, 0.
N.Monisha, C.K.Dhanapal, V.P.Maheshkumar,K.Saravanan,P.K.Manna, Gene Therapy : A Promising therapeutic strategy for heart failure and evolving opportunities for pharmacist, International Congress Of Pharmacy Graduate (ICPG-2012), Oct 6-7, 2012, Chettinad Health City, Kelambakkam, Chennai., pp. 0-0. 0, 0.
List of Awards /Honours / Memberships
International Association for Public Health Logisticians (IAPHL) - .
Pharmaceutical Management Science Association - academic membership
Registered Pharmacist, Tamil Nadu State Pharmacy Council - 6087/A1
International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) - 21339
Indian Public Health Association (IPHA) - L/2011/TN/5760
Association of Community Pharmacists of India (ACPI) - TN/LM-006
Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India (APTI) - TN/LM-439
Indian Pharmaceutical Association (IPA) - TN/TEN/LM/0003