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Name & Designation

Dr.S.Kalpana

        Research Officer

 

Profile - Education

        M.Sc., MBA.,(HM) Ph.D.,

Additional Online Certificate Courses completed 

Year

Name of the Course

Couse Code

Univesity

2014

Introduction to Bioethics

PHLX101-01

Georgetown University

2014

Health and Society

PH201x

Harvard University

2014

Fundamentals of Clinical Trials

HSPH-HM214x

Harvard University

2014

Epidemics

HKU01s

University of Hong Kong

2013

Take your medicne-The impact of Drug Development

4.01x

University of Texas

2013

Human Health and global environmental Change

PH278x

Harvard University

2013

Introduction to statistics: Descriptive Statistics

Stat2.1x

University of Californa

 

Experience

25 years 

Ph.D  Guide  :    The Tamil Nadu Dr.M.G.R.Medical University

    PhD Screening Committee Member

 

Membership

INDIACLEN, IAMM,IOSR

 

Achievements

1. Established leptospirosis diagnostic centre in Experimental Medicine 

2.  Workshop on Evidence based medicine for Faculty 

3.  Started scientific writing workshop for Researchers 

4.  Around 5000 students were trained in Research Methodology and Biostatistics

5.  Guided around 50 Students for their Dissertation work 

6.  Doctoral Committee Member for 11 students 

7.  Ph.D thesis evaluated for four students at various University 

8.  Served as External Examiner for Ph.D students at Annamalai and Bharath University

9.  Won 3rd prize in poster competion conducted by vigilance department at TNMGRMU.

10.   Won 1st Prize in poster competition held on world blood donors day

11.   University rank holder in Under graduation 

12.   District and College champion in Athletic Events 

Won many prizes in Poster,Speech and Lyrics competition.

 

Projects

  1. Prevalence of Group A streptococcus among Slum children
  2. Prevalence of anemia among school children
  3. Perception of DOTS among the community
  4. Determinants of Risk factors for MDR TB

 

 

Publications

1.        Suganthan R, Kalpana.S, Prabhu P, Rajajameen K., Palanisamy T and Abdul Sadhiq, Agnikarma Treatment for the Management of Calcaneal Spur , Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences ,Volume 17, Issue 9 Ver. 12 (September. 2018), PP 50-52

2.        K.S.Uma, S.Kalpana, N.J.Muthukumar, V.Banumathy, S.Geethalakshmi, T.Balasubramanian, Invitro Antifungal Activity of Siddha Formulations Against Candida albicans ,Journal of Siddha Vol:3 Issue:1 ,2018.

3.        A. Sridharan, S.Kalpana, Socio cultural and behavioral Approach of Tribals of Anamalai Hills in Tamil Nadu - a Bicultural Skill Approach, Journal of Humanities And Social Science, Volume 22, Issue 11, Ver. 2 (November. 2017) PP 74-78

4.        A. Sridharan, S.Kalpana, Aviation Nursing And In-Flight Medical Emergencies: Aeromedical Consideration,Indian Journal of Applied Research, Volume-7 I Issue-11 I November-2017 Pg No: 274-76

5.        S.Kalpana, Junior Sundaresh, K.S.Uma and S.Geethalakshmi, Health Care Waste Management Practices in Private Hospitals in Chennai, Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences 2279-0861.Volume 16, Issue 8 Ver. VII (Aug. 2017), PP 69-74

6.        Uma KS, Parthiban , Kalpana S. Pharmacognostical And Preliminary Phytochemical Screening Of Aavaarai Vidhai Chooranam ,Asian Journal of pharmaceutical and clinical research ,2017, Vol 10, Issue 10, pg no 1-6

7.        Ramachandran Kalpana, Prasanth K, Dhanavelu P, Arumugam G. A rare case of submandibular lymphadenopathy due to pediculosis pubis infestation of facial hair: A case report.Ann Trop Med Public Health 2015;8:128-131 

8.        Dr.Jhansi Charles,Dr.S.Kalpana, L.Joseph Stephen Max, Dr.D.Shantharam, A Cross Sectional Study On Domain Based Evaluation Of Medical Students At The Tamil Nadu Dr.M.G.R.Medical University-A SuccessIOSR Journal of Research & Method in Education (IOSR-JRME)7388,p-ISSN: 2320-737X Volume 4, Issue 4 Ver. IV (Jul-Aug. 2014), PP 33- 36

9.        R.Priyadarshini, Jasmine S Sundar, Kalpana. S, Valarmathi. S, Parameswari Srijayanth, Impact of media on the physical health of urban school children of age group 11-17yrs in Chennai -A cross sectional study, Journal Of Humanities And Social Science ,Volume 9, Issue 5 (Mar. -Apr. 2013), PP30-35

10.     S.Kalpana, S. Prabha C,V.Kumarasamy and Manjula Datta,Patterns of cytokine Response in BCG vaccinated and Non-vaccinated children in the age group of 5-8 yrs in Chennai Central European Journal of Experimental Biology, 2012, 1 (4):134-141

11.     S.T.Radhiga, S.Kalpana, Selvakumar and Mayil Vahanan Natarajan4Evaluation of Deferral Causes Among Voluntary Blood Donors in Chennai -A Retrospective Study , International Journal of Medical and Health Sciences, January 2013,Vol-2;Issue-1

12.     Premaltha T,Valarmathi S, Srijayanth P, Sundar JS and Kalpana S (2012), Prevalence of anemia and its associated factors among adolescent school girls in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, Epidemiology 2:118 doi10.4172/2161-1165.1000118

13. Kalpana S, Prabha C, Kumarasamy V, Manjula Datta, Invitro cytokine response in BCG vaccinated and non-vaccinated children, J Microbiology and Biotechnology Research 2012,2(5): 828-831

14.     S. Kalpana, Jasmine S. Sundar, S. Parameshwari, P. Kuganantham, Jerard Maria Selvam, Ms. S. Valarmathi1, Manjula Datta, Isolation and Identification of Group A Streptococcal Infection Among Slum Children in the Age Group of 5-15 Years in Chennai - One Year Prospective Study, journal of Pharmacy and Biological Sciences Volume 2, Issue 1 {july- August 2012), PP 27-30

15.     In vitro antimicrobial activity of the siddha drugs seenthil sarkarai and nilavembu kudineer against leptospira K.S.Uma, Mini Jacob, Ganesh Arumugam And s.Kalpana Dr. Mayilvahanan Natarajan,international journal of pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences,vol 4, suppl 2, 2012 pg:75-78

16.     Ramachandran Kalpana, Prasanth K, Dhanavelu P, Arumugam G. A rare case of submandibular lymphadenopathy due to pediculosis pubis infestation of facial hair: A case report.Ann Trop Med Public Health 2015;8:128-131. -Pub med indexed journal.

17.     Jhansi Charles, S.Kalpana, L.Joseph Stephen Max, Dr.D.Shantharam, A Cross Sectional Study On Domain Based Evaluation Of Medical Students At The Tamil Nadu Dr.M.G.R.Medical University-A SuccessIOSR Journal of Research & Method in Education (IOSR-JRME)7388,p-ISSN: 2320-737X Volume 4, Issue 4 Ver. IV (Jul-Aug. 2014), PP 33- 36

18.     Jasmine S Sundar, Joseph Maria Adaikalam S, Parameswari S, Kalpana S,and Shantharam D Prevalence and Determinants of Hypertension among Urban School Children in the Age Group of 13- 17 Years in, Chennai, Tamilnadu, Epidemiology, 2013, 013, 3:3,

19.     R.Priyadarshini, Jasmine S Sundar, Kalpana. S, Valarmathi. S, Parameswari Srijayanth, Impact of media on the physical health of urban school children of age group 11-17yrs in Chennai -A cross sectional study, Journal Of Humanities And Social Science ,Volume 9, Issue 5 (Mar. -Apr. 2013), PP30-35 

20.     S.Kalpana, S. Prabha C*,V.Kumarasamy* and Manjula Datta,Patterns of cytokine Response in BCG vaccinated and Non-vaccinated children in the age group of 5-8 yrs in Chennai Central European Journal of Experimental Biology, 2012, 1 (4):134-141

21.     S.T.Radhiga, S.Kalpana*, Selvakumar and Mayil Vahanan Natarajan4Evaluation of Deferral Causes Among Voluntary Blood Donors in Chennai -A Retrospective Study , International Journal of Medical and Health Sciences, January 2013,Vol-2;Issue-1

22.     Premaltha T,Valarmathi S, Srijayanth P, Sundar JS and Kalpana S (2012), Prevalence of anemia and its associated factors among adolescent school girls in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, Epidemiol 2:118 doi10.4172/2161-1165.1000118

23.     Kalpana S, Prabha C, Kumarasamy V, Manjula Datta, Invitro cytokine response in BCG vaccinated and non-vaccinated children, J Microbiology and Biotechnology Research 2012,2(5): 828-831

24.     S. Kalpana, Jasmine S. Sundar, S. Parameshwari1, P. Kuganantham, Jerard Maria Selvam, Ms. S. Valarmathi1, Manjula Datta, Isolation and Identification of Group A Streptococcal Infection Among Slum Children in the Age Group of 5-15 Years in Chennai - One Year Prospective Study, journal of Pharmacy and Biological Sciences Volume 2, Issue 1 {july- August 2012), PP 27-30

25.     S.T.Radhiga, P.Arumugam, S.Kalpana and Mayil Vahanan Natarajan3 Patterns of Transfusion Transmitted Infection in Past Ten Years Among Voluntary Blood Donors In Chennai- A Cross Sectional Study, IOSR journal of Pharmacy and Biological Sciences Volume 2, Issue 1 {july-August 2012), PP 01-04

26.     K.S.uma, mini jacob, ganesh arumugam and S.Kalpana, Mayilvahanan natarajan, In vitro antimicrobial activity of the siddha drugs seenthil sarkarai and nilavembu kudineer against leptospira, International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences 2012,Vol 4, Suppl 2.

27.     Ramachandran G, Charles kanagam Christopher, Kalpana S ,Antimicrobial activity of p- toluene sulfonate compounds, Indian Journal of Applied Microbiology,2009

28.     Kalpana S, Kumarasamy V, Prabha C, Manjula Datta,C Paper accepted for oral presentation on "Th1 cytokine pattern in BCG vaccinated and non-vaccinated Children",36th union world conference on lung health 18-22 ,2005 Paris,2008.

29.     Kalpana S, Kumarasamy V, Prabha C, Manjula Datta,Environmental Mycrobacteria and BCG vaccination, Published in Recent trends in Biological Methods, 2009.

30.     Kalpana S, Kumarasamy V, Prabha C, Manjula Datta, IFN-gamma and TNF-alpha level in BCG vaccinated and Non-vaccinated Children, International conference on Tuberculosis and lung diseases, Abstract 129,Durban,South Africa ,2008.

31.     Kalpana S, and Manjula Datta, Prevalence of HIV among Multidrug resistant tuberculosis, International conference on HIV/AIDS, Abstract:B11788, Tailand. 2007.

32.     Kalpana S and Manjula Datta Multi drug Resistant Tuberculosis -IndiaCLEN conference,Tiruvandrum.2007

33.     Kalpana S, Chinna Durai S, Manjula Datta, Culture positivity among smearLEN global Meeting, 2003, Kunming, China.

34.     Kalpana S, Manjula Datta, Stigma in tuberculosis, Published in Book on Medical sociology-2002

35.     Kalpana S, Manjula Datta Prevalence of Malaria among Pyrexia of Unknown Origin cases, Sri Dorapji Tata Centre for research in Tropical Diseases, Indian Institute of Science, Banglore, 2001. 

36.     Samuel N.M., Kalpana S. Viswanath R., et al Estimation of CD4 and CD8 in Normals, HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis patients, Journal of AIDS,1997.

37.     Kalpana S, Jeyakar paul, Deivanayagam C N, Raja D, Samuel N M. Prevalence of HIV-2 Infection in South India. First International Conference on AIDS INDIA 2000, 1997.

38.     Sumathy  G,  Muthusethupathy,  Vijayakumar,  Kalpana  S,  Suguna  ,Serodiagnosis  of Leptospirosis: A Madras study. Indian J Med Microbiol 1995;13:192-5.

39.     Kalpana S, Samuel N.M, Serodiagnosis of Leptospirosis by Microscopic Agglutination test ,IAMM XX National Congress Agra 1996.

40.     Viswanath R, Kalpana S, Samuel N M, Is Blood Safe , International Conference on AIDS India 2000,1996 

41.  41.     Kalpana S, Jeyapal S Estimation of ATP in Mycobacterium smegmatis and M.pheli by lumiometer.IAMM   Conference1994.

 

Conference/Workshop

WORKSHOP  :

1. Around 60 workshops on Research Methodology were organized 

2.  Organized 27 workshop on Evidence Based Medicine 

3.  Organised five workshop on Scientific Medical Writing 

CME  PROGRAM          :   Organized more than 10 CME program

CONFERENCES ATTENDED  :

 1.      Indiaclen Conference 2019 at Chittor Andhra Pradesh

2.      CART 2018 at Chennai in April 2018

3.      International conference on Holistic Medicine, 2018 at TNMGRMU, Chennai

4.      Workshop ON IPR sponsored by ICMR at NITRC, Chennai, 2014

5.      HIV/AIDS and OI's workshop , conducted by Apollo Hospital ,Feb-2011,Chennai

6.      Indian Science Congress, SRM university,Jan-2011

7.      Frontiers in Oncology-challenges for the next millennium, 2000.

8.      Policy analysis and advocacy for policy change, 2009.

9.      Current trends in platelet therapy, 2009.

10.   Transfusion support in Oncology patients, 2009.

11.   Workshop on Multilevel Modeling, 2003,

12.   Hepatitis A----Z, 2001

13.   Ethical Issues in Medical Practice and Research,2002.

14.   Young leaders programme , 2003

15.   National seminar on diabetes and cardiovascular epidemiology,2003.

16.   Workshop on qualitative Analysis, conducted in conference of IndiaCLEN- sep25,2002.

17.   Manuscript writing workshop 8th-10th Jan, 2003.

18.   Workshop on Nosocomial Infection conducted by CDC Atlanta,USA, 8th-11th Feb,2001 at MRF.

19.   Extensive Drug Resistant Tuberculosis- An update, 2007.

20.   Role of medical colleges in RNTCP by Tamil Nadu State TB control society, 2001.

21.   National conference on Indian association of Medical Microbiology at New Delhi,1992.

22.   National conference on Indian Association of Medical Microbiology at Kolkata,1993.

23.   Workshop on Leptospirosis at Stanley Medical College, Chennai-1996

Recent Abstract presentation 

1.      Sivabakya. T. K, Kalpana. S, Srinivas. G, Blood bankers versus donors ethical dilemma: to assure quality or contain cost , 2019, Conference on TTD,TNMGRMU, Chennai 

2.      Jayashree S, Kalpana.S, Srinivas G, Notification of transfusion transmission infections to the donors., 2019, Conference on TTD, TNMGRMU, Chennai

3.      R Maanasa, Kalpana S, Srinivas G Stem cell collection and transplantation: Risks and Complications -A Review,2019, Conference on TTD, TNMGRMU, Chennai

4.      Gayatri. J, Srinivas.G, S. Kalpana, Infectious disease screening practices among stem cell transpalnt donors - A Brief Review, 2019, Conference on TTD, TNMGRMU, Chennai

5.      Sivabakya.T.K , Srinivas.G, S. Kalpana, Towards periodontitis free India - optimal oral health by 2020 , IndiaCLEN conference at Chittor 2018

6.      S. Kalpana, Vijayasankari.A, Srinivas.G, Influence and effect of social media on college students behaviour, IndiaCLEN conference at Chittor 2018

7.      Vendaviyas.S, S.Kalpana Knowledge of diabetes mellitus and its risk factors among public in Chennai- A cross sectional study, IndiaCLEN conference at Chittor 2018

8.      Sajna.P, Srinivas.G, S. Kalpana, Lung Cancer and Public Health Care-A Review of Global and Local Trends. IndiaCLEN conference at Chittor 2018

9.      Jayashree.S, Maanasa. R Kalpana.S , Srinivas G Trends of cardiovascular diseases in India, IndiaCLEN conference at Chittor 2018

10.   Yogapriya, Indra, Kalpana.S, Srinivas G, Prevalence and determinants of hypertension among rural population in thiruvannamalai district: a cross sectional study

 11.   Dr.P.Prabu*, Dr.S.Kalpana, Mr.T.Palanisamy, Dr.G.Srinivas, Leadership Model In Health Care, Conference on health care leadership development and training (hcl con-2018) On 5th September 2018

  Books Published:  Research methodology and Biostatistics

                           Emerging infectious Diseases

Research Guidance

Thesis Research Guidance to 50 post graduate students and 1 PhD student

Other Information

Education and Capacity Building

 ·        Faculty in Research Methodology at various affiliated institutions of our university 

·        Faculty in Post graduate course on Epidemiology and Public Health.

·        Faculty in workshop on HIV/AIDS conducted by Department of Experimental Medicine.

·        Faculty in training programme on blood bank techniques. and component separation conducted by Department of Transfusion Medicine sponsored by TANSACS and CAPACS.

·        Ethical Committee Member: National Institute of Siddha

·        Board Member for Allied Health Science at MGR Medical University

·        Screening Committee Member for Ph.D at MGR Medical University

·        Member for syllabus framing committee at MGR Medical university

·        External Examiner for Ph.D at Bharath University and Annamalai University

·        Served as a Judge for" ' veetuku oru Vignani' conducted by : Puthiya thalaimurai TV channel 

Invited Guest Lectures

 ·        Invited Guest lecture given on How to get fund for research at Balaji Dental College in Jan 2019 

·        Invited guest lecture given on Proposal writing at CLPaid Metha college of Pharmacy in Dec 2018.

·        Lecture given on Types of Research article in Scientific Medical Writing workshop at Madurai Medical College for faculties in 2017

·        Lecture given on Research Methodology and Biostatistics workshop organized by Department of Community Medicine at Kanyakumari Medical College, Kanyakumari, 2017

·        Invited Speaker for Research Methods in Epidemiology at Ishwar Institute, Chennai in 2016

·        Invited guest for'Organ Donation' at vijaya Educational Academy

·        Resource Person in the Workshop on Research Methodology and Biostatistics" organised by Balaji Dental College about " Protocol Development",2015

·        Invited speaker for the topic "Medical electronics " for Engineering students at Apollo Engineering College-2014

·        Invited Speaker for How to Write Paper at Sairam Engineering College ,2015

·        Protocol Development for funding Agency- at stanley Medical College,2014

·        Invited speaker for the topic "Medical electronics " for Engineering students at Apollo Engineering College-2013

·        Infectious disease Epidemiology for Military Employees at MGR Illam at Ramapuram

·        Writing Dissertation for post graduates at SRM Dental College, Chennai -2013

·        Preparation of protocol for funding agency at Royapettah Hospital, Chennai, 2012

·        "Measurement issues in Research" in 25th International conference conducted by Balaji Dental college held on 2nd oct 2012

·        Leptospirosis Diagnostic Methods at Rajaji Bhavan, Chennai.

·        Diagnostic methods in HIV/AIDS,Perunthurai Medical College, Erode. 

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