Department of Pharmacy Practice

In the department of Pharmacy Practice the students gain skills necessary to practice pharmaceutical care upon entering the profession regardless of the practice environment with a goal to improve an individual patient's quality of life through achievement of definite, medication-related therapeutic outcomes.

The students along with pharmacy practice faculty provide clinical pharmacy services to the patients of Basaveshwara Medical College Hospital and Research Center, which is owned by our own education trust SJM Vidyapeetha ®.

Research Areas

  • Pharmaceutical care
  • Drug Interactions and Drug interventions.
  • Drug Utilization evaluations.
  • Patient Counseling.
  • Pharmacovigilence.
  • Therapeutic guidelines for various Departments.
  • Medication errors
  • Community based studies.
  • Pharmacokinetic studies
  • Evaluation of treatment pattern in different specialties. 


Ongoing Research Projects:

  • Prescribing pattern of Beta Lactum antibiotics in Paediatric Patients in tertiary care hospital.
  • Drug Utilization in Diabetic  Patients in a tertiary care teaching hospital.
  • Pharmaceutical care practice-drug related problems of inpatients in a tertiary care hospital.
  • The Prevalence of Polypharmacy in Department of Medicine of Tertiary care teaching hospital :A pharmacoepidemiological approach.
  • Study of Adverse drug reactions in people living with HIV/AIDS in Chitradurga district ART Centre


National International Total
02 01 03


Poster Presentations

National International Total
03 04 07


Conferences attended by Staff and Students:

National International Total
03 05 08


Community based work

Students involved in 10 Medical camps along with BMCH & RC.

Conducted 2 Blood donation Camps.

Organized 04 Drug awareness rallies.



Dr.Yogananda R ( Professor & HOD ) view profile
Dr. Narayanamurthy C (Professor)
Dr. Kanyakumari (Asso. Professor)
Dr. Girishgowda A (Assistant Professor) view profile
Mr. Abhijit Dalal  View profile
Dr. Indushekhar  View profie
Dr. Lekhashree View profile
Dr. Vaishnavi. S View Profile