ROHIT KUMAR VERMA

Designation/Title: Lecturer
Department: Department of Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmacy
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Education and Training

PhD(Contd.) National University of Malaysia, Malaysia 2012
M.Pharm H.N.B Garhwal University, UKD, India 2006
B.Pharm I.E.T, M.J.P.R. University Bareilly, U.P., India 2001
Diploma Professional Diploma in Clinical Pharmacy Management, New Delhi, India 2008

 

Research interests:

  • Ocular Kinetics, Clinical trials (CPK Studies)
  • Drug Utilization Evaluation(DUE)
  • Obesity (CPHWMS)
  • Clinical Trial Methodology Design(CTMD)
  • Community Pharmacist led Interventions

 

Research Projects/grants (2011-15):

2012

  • Rohit Kumar Verma, SriKumar Chakravarthy, Syed Imran Ahmed, Priya Ahlawat, Chee how. An assessment of the level of awareness, attitude, opinions of the healthcare professional (medical, dental, pharmacy/nursing ) students concerning HIV/AIDS in Malaysia. IMU Joint-Committee of Research and the Ethics Committee (IMU-JC),2012- Principal Investigator

 

2013

  • Rohit Kumar Verma, Rosalind, Tan Hui Min , Srikumar Chakravarthy, Ankur Barua, Nilamadhab Kar. A study on Socio-Demographic Correlated of Unipolar Major Depression among the Chinese and Malay Elderly in Klang Valley, Malaysia(IMU-JC), 2013- Principal Investigator

 

2014

  • Ankur Barua, Rohit Kumar Verma Health impacts of Facebook usage and mobile texting among undergraduate students of health care profession   IMU-JC-BP I-01/11(47)2014.-Co-Investigator
  • Rohit Kumar Verma, Jamuna Rani Appalasamy. Awareness of Risk Factors for Skin Infections and its Impact on Quality of Life among Adults in a Malaysian City: A Cross-Sectional Study research –Co Investigator

 

Professional affiliations:

  • Pharmacy Council of India- Uttar Pradesh State Branch (PCI) : Life Membership
  • American association of pharmaceutical scientists(AAPS): PK/PD Membership

 

Academic Awards:

  • Received "Best Poster Award" - E-Learning Festival , IMU, 2013
  • Received "Good Clinical Practice" Qualification certificate , Ministry of Health, Malaysia ,2012
  • Received "Best Author Award" - Indian Diabetes Association (IDA), India, 2003
  • Received "Pratibha Samman Award" by Chief Minister , Uttar Pradesh , India, 1998

 

Recent publications
(last 5 years – 2011 - 2015)

2011

  • Pandey M., Verma R.K., Saraf S. A. Effect Extract of Sida Veronicaefolia on Some Heamatological Parameters; International Journal of Ayurvedic Research 2011.

 

2012

  • Verma RK.,David SR., Kaur S. instant diagnosis for depression by blood test : an overview : journal of clinical and diagnostic research 2012; 6(9):1612-1613 [(SCI IF: 0.3; HI: 6; Tier: Q3)]

 

2013

  • Gupta G, Singh R, David SR, Verma RK. Effect of rosiglitazone, a ppar- ligand on haloperidol-induced catalepsy. CNS neuroscience & therapeutics 2013;19 (9):724–725 [(SCI IF:4.29; HI: 30; Tier: Q1)]
  • Verma RK, Thomas PT. Herbal medicines used in the traditional Indian medicinal system as a therapeutic treatment option for overweight and obesity management: a review , International journal of pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences 2013 [(SCI IF: 1.59; HI: 17; Tier: Q2)]
  • Verma RK, Chua G, David SR. Obesity and overweight management in malaysia and singapore: progress on right track. Journal of clinical and diagnostic research 2013;7(12):3124 [(SCI IF: 0.3; HI: 6; Tier: Q3)]
  • Gupta G, Mohd A, David SR, Verma RK, Candasamy M, Anwar F. Anticonvulsant activity of morus alba and its effect on brain gaba level in rats. Pharmacognosy research 2013; [(SCI IF: 1.63; HI: 9; Tier: Q2)]
  • Barua A, Kademane K, Gubbiyappa KS, Veram RK, Muhammad SI, Al-Dubai SAR (2013) a tool for decision-making in norm-referenced survey questionnaires. Journal of asian scientific research 3 (11):1109-1118
  • Verma RK, Mittal P, Barua A, Kumar S. Is hydromorphone having good efficacy to treat acute and chronic pain? Scientific research and essay 2013 ; 8(35): 1676-1678 3124 [(SCI IF: 0.52; HI: 15; Tier: Q3)]
  • Barua A, Dasgupta S, Mitra B, Sherpa PC, Tirwa M, Kademane K, Gubbiyappa KS, Verma RK, Muhammad SI alcoholism among adolescent students of tadong in east sikkim. Journal of asian scientific research 2013; 3(11):1105-1108

 

2014

  • Verma RK, Tan HM , Chakravarthy S, Barua A, Kar N. Sociodemographic Correlates of Unipolar Major Depression among the Chinese Elderly in Klang Valley, Malaysia: An Epidemiological Study. The Scientific World Journal 2014;9(4) [(SCI IF: 1.19; HI: 40; Tier: Q2)]
  • Verma RK, Chellappan DK, Pandey A. Treatment of premenstrual syndrome: from conventional to alternative approach. Journal of Basic and Clinical Physiology and Pharmacology 2013 ;25(4): 319–327, [(SCI IF: 0.38; HI: 25; Tier: Q3)]
  • Verma RK, Wong S, Chakravarthi S, Barua A. An Assessment of the Level of Awareness, Attitudes, and Opinions of the Medical Students Concerning HIV and AIDS in Malaysia. J Clin Diagn Res 2014; 8(4): HC10–HC13. [(SCI IF: 0.3; HI: 6; Tier: Q3)]
  • Verma RK, Chellappan DK, Pandey A. Treatment of premenstrual syndrome: from conventional to alternative approach. Journal of Basic and Clinical Physiology and Pharmacology 2013 ;25(4): 319–327, [[(SCI IF: 0.38; HI: 25; Tier: Q3)]
  • Mohammad J. S, Chan S. M., Verma RK, Shazia Q. J. Role of complementary and alternative medicine in geriatric care: A mini review. Pharmacognosy review 2014; 8 (16): 81-87. (SCI IF: 3.02; H-index: 11; Tier: Q1).
  • Verma RK, Rosalind Sia Guen Lin,  Chakravarthi S,Barua A,  Kar N. Socio-demographic correlates of unipolar major depression among the malay elderly in klang valley, malaysia an intensive study. Int J Pharm Pharm Sci 2014; ;6(4);158-164.[(SCI IF: 1.59; HI: 11; Tier: Q1)]
  • Gupta G., Mohammad A,David SR , Verma RK,  Candaswamy M,  Anwar F. Anticonvulsant activity of Morus alba and its effect on brain gamma-aminobutyric acid level in rats. Pharmacognosy Research 2014; 6(2):188. [(SCI IF: 1.63; H-index: 09; Tier: Q2)].
  • Verma RK,  Rajiah K,  Cheang,A, Barua A. Textaphrenia: An emerging silent pandemic. J Psychiatry 2014; 17(5):510-511. (SCI IF: 0.83; H-index: 08; Tier: Q2).
  • Verma RK,  Bavisi S, Ahmed SI, Barua A. An Assessment of The Level of Awareness, Attitudes, Opinions Of Pharmacy Students Concerning HIV/AIDS In Malaysia. British journal of pharmaceutical research 2014; 4(3):1668-1676.
  • Verma RK, Thomas PT. Herbal Medicines Used In The Traditional Indian Medicinal System As A Therapeutic Treatment Option For Overweight And Obesity Management: A Review. Int J Pharm Pharm Sci 2014; 6(2):40-47. [(SCI IF: 1.59; HI: 11; Tier: Q1)]
  • Verma RK, Pandey A, Pandey N. Role of pioglitazone on progression of atherosclerosis in prediabetes. Int J Pharm Pharm Sci 2014; 6(2):13-15. [(SCI IF: 1.59; HI: 11; Tier: Q1)]
  • Pandey A., Verma RK. Knowledge and Awareness of HIV/AIDS among Students of Technical Institution. International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health 2014; [(SCI IF:0.73; HI: 22; Tier: Q3)]
  • Gaurav G, Verma RK, David SR, Chellappan DK, Anwar F, Dua K. Hepatoprotective activity of moralbosteroid, a steroidal glycoside isolated from Morus alba. Orient Pharm Exp Med 2014; 14:285-289. [(SCI IF: 0.54; H-index: 03; Tier: Q3)].

 

2015

  • Verma RK, Lee YL, Yadav H, Barua A. Health impacts of Facebook usage and mobile texting among undergraduate dental students: it's time to understand the difference between usage and an excessive use. European Journal of Dental Education,2015; [IMU Internal Grant- Project ID No. B P I-01/11(47)2014]
    [ISI IF: 1.02,Tier Q2, H-Index: 25]
  • Verma RK,  Ramamuthie G, Appalasamy JR and Barua A. Awareness of Risk Factors for Skin Infections and its Impact on Quality of Life among Adults in a Malaysian City: A Cross Sectional Study research. Tropical journal of pharmaceutical research,2015; 14(10):1913-1917 [IMU Internal Grant- Project ID No. BP I-01/11(48)2014]
    [ISI IF: 0.71,Tier Q3, H-Index: 16]
  • Verma RK , Shambaditya G, Singh AP, Tripathi P , Ojha G , Rai M. A review on Hypoglycemic, Hypolipidemic and Anti-obesity effect of Allium sativum . Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences,2015 [SCIF: 0.09,Tier Q4, H-Index: 2]

 

Recent conferences /workshops/Training/ Seminar proceedings:

2015

  • 08/2015 European Pharma Congress-Conference, Valencia, Spain.
  • 08/2015 Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical -Conference, IMU, Malaysia.
  • 07/2015 Suicide Intervention- Workshop, IMU, Malaysia.
  • 04/2015 Research Supervisory -Workshop, IMU, Malaysia.
  • 03/2015 Qualitative Research: Design to publication-Workshop, IMU, Malaysia.
  • 02/2015 Online Assessment Software -Training, IMU, Malaysia

 

2014

  • 01/2014 OSCE: Tips for the Teacher in the Healthcare- Workshop, IMU, Malaysia.
  • 03/2014 Equality & Diversity online Course, University of Strathclyde, UK.
  • 06/2014 Updates in U.K. Education system-Workshop, Nottingham Univ., Malaysia.
  • 06/2014 Training on GPhC accreditation for M. Pharm Programme, IMU, Malaysia.
  • 08/2014 Foundation in Teaching and Learning (FTL) Workshop, IMU, Malaysia.

 

2013

  • 06/2013 Pharmacy and Advanced Pharmaceutical Sciences, Univ. G.M, Indonesia.

 

2012

  • 03/2012 15th Ottawa -Conference, KLCC, Malaysia.
  • 03/2012 Pharmacy Practice Scientific Conference, MoH, Malaysia.
  • 03/2012 Best Practices in Supervisory Process-Workshop, IMU, Malaysia.
  • 06/2012 Practical Strategies for Conduct. Pharm. Pract. Research, IMU, Malaysia.
  • 06/2012 Emerging Research Trend in Pharmacy-Seminar, IMU, Malaysia.
  • 07/2012 Retreat on Teaching Learning and Assessment-Training, IMU, Malaysia.
  • 12/2012 Faculty of Pharmacy Research Day –NUM, Malaysia

 

2011

  • 01/2011 Setting MCQ according to bloom’s taxonomy, IMU, Malaysia
  • 01/2011 Pharmacy PBL training workshop, IMU, Malaysia.
  • 05/2011 Problem Based Learning (for Tutors)-Workshop, NUS, Singapore.
  • 05/2011 Case Based Learning-Workshop- NUS, Singapore.
  • 06/2011 Techniques in Conducting Effective Meeting-Workshop- IMU, Malaysia.
  • 06/2011 Best Practices for Designing Effective MCQs, IMU, Malaysia.
  • 07/2011 Principles of Education Science-Seminar, IMU, Malaysia.
  • 07/2011 Essay Marking Workshop, IMU, Malaysia.
  • 08/2011 Writing Res. Proposal in Health & Life Science-Workshop, IMU, Malaysia.
  • 10/2011 Retreat on Teaching Learning and Assessment-Workshop, IMU, Malaysia.
  • 10/2011 Challenges & Opport. in BA and BE Research-Workshop, IMU, Malaysia.
  • 11/2011 Teaching Patient Safety-Workshop, IMU, Malaysia.
  • 11/2011 TCM in Integrated Healthcare-workshop, IMU, Malaysia
  • 11/2011 TCM in Chiropractic –Seminar, IMU, Malaysia.

 

 

 

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