Medical Camps

Sl No Venue Date No. of Student Participated
1 Mookumpuzha Temple, Amritapuri January 25, 2020 10
2 VHP –Devasam Kalyanamandabam, Kanjirakode, Vadakkanchery January 11, 2020 10

Medical Camps

Sl No Venue Date No. of Student Participated
1 Chalakudy . Vyasa Vidhyanikethan School. December 28, 2019 10
2 Red star Fine Arts Society, Kaitharam, North Paravoor. December 15, 2019 5
3 Govt Hr Sec School, South Vazhakuzham, Perumbaoor. December 1, 2019 8
4 Saraswathy Vidhya Nikethan School, Kodakara November 16, 2019 10
5 Thuthiyur Church Hall (CSEZ) Special Zone Kakkanad. November 13, 2019 5
6 Fisheries School, Thevara November 10, 2019 10
7 Arattupuzha, Thrissur November 3, 2019 10
8 Mala July 20, 2019 10
9 Kayamkulam June 22, 2019 10
10 Dr. KK Kunjupilla Memorial Hr.Sec.School Ambalappuzha,Alapuzha. January 4, 2019 15

Invited Talk by Prof. Dr. Adrián LLerena Ruiz

Invited talk by Prof. Dr. Adrián LLerena Ruiz - Director, Clinical Research Center, Extremadura University Hospital, Spain on Clinical implementation of a patient centred Pharmacogenetics programme – ethics and regulatory affairs, inter individuality variability in drug response, current research and implementation responses, for 4th year and 5th year Pharm D. students and M. Pharm students was held on December 06, 2019 at Amrita School of Pharmacy.

Talk on Regulation for Biologicals

A talk on “Regulation for Biologicals” by Dr. Bobby George, Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, Reliance Life Sciences, Mumbai was held at Amrita School of Pharmacy on January 07, 2019.

Talk on Gel Permeation Chromatography Modern Methods to Characterize Polymers

Mr. Sandeep Sankaran, Scientist, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, Bangalore delivered a talk on - Gel Permeation Chromatography Modern Methods to Characterize Polymers - at Amrita School of Pharmacy on November 03, 2018.

Talk on An Insight into Regulatory Affairs: Industry Perspective

A talk based on Regulatory Affairs was conducted on October 23, 2018 at AMRITA School of Pharmacy. The talk was delivered by Ms Shweta Menon, Senior Consultant in Parexel, Leicester, UK. She has almost 15 years of experience as a regulatory affairs professional.

The speaker was welcomed by Dr Vidya Viswanad, Assitant Professor, Department of Pharmaceutics. Ms Shweta Menon gave a detailed presentation on what are the various regulatory filings and documentation requirements in various countries as well as about generic drugs and biologics. She also gave an overview on the skills required for a regulatory professional and what is done by a CRO in regulatory affairs as she is currently working with it. The talk justified the topic "An Insight into Regulatory Affairs: Industry Perspective".

The talk was attended by M Pharm Pharmaceutics, Pharamacology and Pharmaceutical Chemistry 1st and 2nd year students and the final year BPharm students. The session ended with memento presentation to Ms Shweta Menon and vote of thanks.

Talk on How to Conduct Meta Analysis

A skype talk was organized on the topic “How to conduct meta analysis” by Dr. Diana Thomas Manappurathe, The Vascular Biology Unit, Queensland Research Centre, College of Medicine and Dendistry, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia on October 12, 2018.

Conference Presentations

  1. B.Pharm final year students participated in the contest “ Swachha Bharat” during National Conference on “ Youth in Social change” organized by Manipal University to strengthen and promote Daan Utsav celebrations especially among the youth and the student community in India on 5th & 6thAugust 2017.

    • Waste hub- A new scope for effective waste management through digital India and sustainable and affordable green technologies for waste management . Thomas Kuruvilla, Sangeetha M, Dona Shebha Skaria, Guide: Dr. Kaladhar Kamalasanan
    • Utilisation of cellulose from waste management paper products as a source of raw materials in cellulose based industries. Athira Anilkumar, Susmi Sugathan, Athira P,Guide: Mr. Renju Radhakrishnan
    • Management of diaper waste and its utilization as nutrient source for agricultural purposes. Jeenu James, Pooja S, Maya Murali, Guide: Dr. Kaladhar Kamalasanan.
  2. One day annual haematology CME meet “Consultative Hematology & VIIth ISIBT National Quiz- State level” was conducted by the Cochin Hematology Group on 24th June 2017 at Holiday Inn, Kochi, Kerala.

    An annual haematology CME meet “Consultative Hematology & VIIth ISIBT National Quiz- State level” was conducted by the Cochin Hematology Group on 24th June 2017 at Holiday Inn, Kochi, Kerala. The meeting was mainly attended by haematologists, general practitioners, paediatricians, pharmacists and other health care professionals. The staff who attended the meet representing Amrita School of Pharmacy were Ms.Roshni Vipin, Assistant Professor accompanied by 4 students namely Mariam Varsha Joseph, Sharon A Georgy and Shilpa Raj – PharmD Interns 2016 and Veena Sasakan - MPharm 2015 batch.

    • Mariam Varsha Joseph did an oral presentation on the topic titled “Clinical Profile and Treatment Related Outcomes in Primary Myelofibrosis Patients- An Observational Study from Kerala.
    • Sharon presented on the topic titled “Pulmonary alveolar haemorrhage in a patient on ruxolitinib: a rare case report”.
    • Shilpa presented on the topic titled “Candidemia and its outcome – a 5 year observational study”.
    • Veena presented on the topic titled “Imatinib toxicity and its correlation with outcome in patients with chronic phase CML”.

From the School


An AYUDH camp was conducted from 23/12/17 to 28/12/17 at Amritapuri Campus, Kollam. Students and teachers from the various Amrita schools and colleges had attended the camp. Five students from Amrita School of Pharmacy, Akitha Ajay (Pharm D 2017), Sreelekshmi (Pharm D 2016), Arya (Pharm D 2016), Arya G.K (Pharm D 2015), Anandchandran (Pharm D 2015) attended the camp.Various tasks and activities were given to the members during the session of which each task had time limits. As for the winners of each tasks, the points were awarded to their respective teams. Highly motivational speeches were conducted by various prominent figues. The importance of taking initiativity and responsibility were highlighted throughout the session. A stupendous speech was delivered by Major General G D Bakshi that enlightened the students with the significance of patriotism. Students from all parts of India had attended this summit. It was indeed a wonderful experience for the members from Amrita School of Pharmacy.


Ayudh (Amrita Yuva Dharma Dhara ) is an international youth movement of Mata Amrithanandamayi Math which seeks to empower young people to integrate universal values into daily activities starting with themselves. AYUDH's aim is to establish a future of hope, peace and social engagement while maintaining an awareness of spiritual principles. The movement also aims at youth empowerment to become compassionate leaders with a sense of tolerance, solidarity and global responsibility and thereby contribute to a peaceful and sustainable world.

    Talk on "The PADR-EC-Score" - Amrita School of Pharmacy

    Amrita School of Pharmacy, Kochi, hosted a talk by Mr. Nibu Parameswaran, Research Scholar, University of Tasmania, Australia on "Predictions of Hospitalization Due to Drug Reaction in Elderly Community Dwelling Patients" (The PADR-EC-Score), for Pharm D. & M. Pharm students, on October 12, 2017.

    Workshop on In-silico Drug Design using Biovia Discovery Studio

    Amrita School of Pharmacy, Kochi, organised a workshop on in-silico drug design using Biovia Discovery Studio on 4th and 5th September, 2017. Dr. Sabitha M., Principal, Amrita School of Pharmacy, Kochi, lighted the lamp and inaugurated the event.

    Talk on Obesity and Nanotherapeutics

    Amrita School of Pharmacy, Kochi, conducted a talk by Dr. Baskaran Thyagarajan, Assistant Professor, College of Health Sciences, University of Wyoming, USA, on “ Obesity and Nanotherapeutics” for B. Pharm fourth year and M. Pharm first year and second year students, on August 22nd, 2017.

    Graduation Ceremony 2017 - Amrita School of Pharmacy

    Amrita School of Pharmacy, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Kochi, conducted its 2017 Graduation Ceremony on August 21st, 2017. The welcome address was delivered by Dr. Sabitha M., Principal, School of Pharmacy, Kochi, and Sampoojya Swamiji Purnamritananda Puri, General Secretary, Mata Amritanandamayi Math, gave the benedictory address.

    1. Onam Celebrations - Avani 2014
    September 04, 2014 

    Onam celebrations - Avani 2014 - was organized on September 04, 2014 at Amrita School of Pharmacy. The events were organized by team Aventadors (Pharm.D & B.Pharm 2012 batch). Event of the colorful day started with ‘Pookalamalsaram’ (floral carpet designing). The celebrations started with a prayer followed by welcome speech by Elizabeth C. Ninan of Pharm.D 2012 batch. 

    Onam message was delivered by Dr. Sabitha M., Principal, who wished everyone happiness along with prosperity and reminded about the importance of remembering the unprivileged people around us and extending possible helps to them during such festival season. 

    The program included an onam skit followed by a colourful traditional Thiruvathira by first year Pharm.D and B.Pharm 2014 batch. An onam fusion dance by Mavericks 2013 batch and group song by Aventadors 2012 batch were the other events which made the program unique. An election among teachers for Sreeman and Sreemathi was conducted from which Mr. Shan M., Senior Lecturer, Department of Pharmaceutics was selected as Shriman and Ms. Saranya T.S., Lecturer, Pharmaceutical Chemistry & Analysis was selected as Srimathi. 

    In between, Maveli was welcomed along with Pulikkali. The events concluded with a vote of thanks by R. Hari of B.Pharm 2012 batch. A sumptuous Onasadhya was served and the day was turned even more joyous when many honorable invitees from Amrita Hospital joined the Onasadhya. 

    As a part of Teachers Day celebration, gifts were presented to all the teachers and soon the most awaited Onakkalikal started. Games included treasure hunt, lemon-spoon race, water balloon catch and throw, gems and straw trick, tongue twisters in which both students and teachers participated actively. The fun filled games marked an end to Avani 2014.

    2. Adieu to Amrita School of Pharmacy Graduates

    Graduands of pharmacy programs, B. Pharm., M. Pharm. and Pharm D. (PB) students from the Amrita School ofPharmacy received a fond farewell. On August 14, 2014, Amrita School of Pharmacy bid farewell to the outgoing students of B. Pharm. 2010 batch, M. Pharm. 2012 batch and Pharm. D. (PB) 2011 batch.

    Dr. Sabitha M., Principal, Amrita School of Pharmacy, Kochi gave a heartfelt welcome to the future professionals. The benedictory address was delivered by Sampoojya Swami Poornamritananda Puri, General Secretary, Mata Amritanandamayi Math, followed by presidential address by Dr. Prem Nair, Medical Director, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS), Kochi. »»

    3. Ramayana Celebrations 2014 Held
    August 13, 2014

    To inculcate moral and ethical values in students, a Ramayana celebration was organized by Amrita School of Pharmacy on August 13, 2014 »»

    4. Pharmaquiz 2014
    April 07, 2014

    A quiz competition based on the subject pharmacuetical sciences and medicine was conducted on April 07, 2014 in the School of Pharmacy. Fifteen students from B.Pharm, M.Pharm, Pharm.D and Pharm.D (PB) participated in the quiz competition. 

    There were 5 teams and the whole competition was divided into five rounds namely, general round, know your medicine round, subject choice round, visual round a rapid fire round. Final year B.Pharm students (Sandeep Sankaran, Radhika Unnikrishnan, Divine P. Daniel)  bagged the first prize with 93 points. Pharm.D IV Year students (Aparna R. Das, K. Aditi, Anisha Mohan) won the second prize with 48 points.

    5. Udghosh 2014
    March 10-12, 2014

    Displaying Sporting Talent, the School's Pharma Sports fest sees enthusiastic participation from students and staff members. The pharma sports fest Udghosh 14 began with an impressive inauguration on March 10, 2014. The meet was declared open by the Principal, Dr. Sabitha M. who also delivered an inspiring address. The inaugural ceremony included a marchpast by the different batches, lighting of the torch by athletes of various batches, oath taking by Sandeep Sankaran and captains of different classes followed by a colorful dance by the organising batch (2012 batch). A mascot was brought to the ground which entertained all staff and students.

    The fest was for three days from March 10 - 12, 2014. Different indoor and outdoor games and athletics for both boys and girls were held during this period. There was tight but healthy competition in most of the games as the players gave their best in each of the games. Turnover of the supporters of different batches was also high. All the games were played in the true spirit of sportsmanship.

    Mr. Sunil Dutt And Ms. Kavya, physical instructors at the Health Sciences campus deserve a special mention as they were present throughout and always gave full support to the students in all sports events. A cricket match between students and faculty members provided entertainment to all. The B. Pharm and Pharm D. (2010 batches) won the overall championship of Udghosh 2014.

    The event had a graceful end with the sports flag being ceremoniously handed over to the organizers of the next year‘s sports fest followed by a colorful dance by 2013 batch. Prizes were distributed by the principal and faculty members. With AMMA’s grace and blessings, the 2012 batch and sports committee with the able support from the principal, teaching & non teaching staff and all students were able to make UDGHOSH 14 a grand success!!

    6. Chess Competition 
    March 7, 2014

    An inter collegiate chess competition was held as a part of starting an indoor club for the School of Pharmacy. This was conducted in association with Chess Association, Ernakulam. There were 16 participants representing the various schools at Health Sciences campus.

    The first prize (cash award of Rs. 2500) was bagged by Adithya Vivek (MBBS 2012 batch) from the School of Medicine. Aravind Siva (B.Pharm 2010 batch) from the School of Pharmacy won the second prize (cash award of Rs. 1500). The third prize (cash award of Rs. 1000) was bagged by Anand Pillai (MBBS 2012 batch) from the School of Medicine. All the participants appreciated the competition and most of them had their first experience of playing the game in a professional way. 

    Invited Talks

    1. A talk on An Overview of Formulation Development in Big Pharma followed by an interactive session on Developing Soft Skills, Interviewing and Transitioning into a Non-R&D Career within the Pharmaceutical Industry by Dr. Siddharthya Mujumdar, Principal Scientist, Continuous Manufacturing Unit, Technical R&D, Novartis Pharma AG, Switzerland and Dr. Swapna Bhagavanth, Scientific Communications on December 17, 2013.

      As part of the periodic invited lectures organized for various batches of the School, several invited lecture session was convened at Amrita School of Pharmacy.

      The first talk by Dr. Siddharthya Mujumdar was a technical overview of the drug development process as seen from a Pharmaceutics and a regulatory standpoint.Highlighting the roadblocks involved in the journey of a molecule from being a lead to a marketed drug, the speaker emphasized on strengthening the learning at the undergraduate level to attain strong fundamentals in the science.Citing his background in polymer engineering as an example, Dr. Siddharthya reiterated the multidisciplinary nature of Pharmaceutical research and showed how people from different academic backgrounds fit into the scheme of things in the industry.

      Although attended by Pharm. D. students as well as P. G. research scholars, the final year B. Pharm. students were the target audience for these sessions. Vidya Viswanad delivered a vote of thanks and handed over mementoes to the speakers.

    2. A talk on Chitosan based systems for the delivery of Biopharmaceutical drugs by Dr. Bruno Sarmento on July 26, 2013. He shared insights about natural polymer chitosan, covering various aspects such as types of chitosan, chitosan nanoparticles for delivery of drugs, proteins, genetic materials through various routes of administration like oral, ocular, nasal, etc. Dr. Sarmento's talk mainly emphasized on his research work to improve oral insulin delivery by incorporating insulin into solid lipid nanoparticles, dextran and alginate nanoparticles cotated with chitosan.

      The chitosan coating provides optimum release of insulin with better antidiabetic action. Chitosan due to its hydrophobic character exhibit less intestinal solubility and due to its mucoadhesive property it provide prolonged contact time with intestine and also enhances paracellular transport by opening of tight junctions," he explained.

      His talk covered various aspects of Nanotechnology like preparation method used, Nanocharacterization methods and selected invitro cell culture studies and invivo animal studies.

      Dr. Sarmento also interacted with students and faculty members and answered their queries.

      Dr. Sarmento is also Assistant Professor at Institute of Superior De Sciences, Norte, Gandra Porugal. He also served as Postdoctoral Research Associate in Department of pharmaceutical Technology at University of Porto, Portugal.

    3. A talk on Interpretation of Proton NMR by Dr. Rajasekharan, Professor & Principal, KMCH College of Pharmacy, Coimbatore on August 31, 2013.
    4. A talk on Application of Kinetics in Formulation Development and its Regulatory Perspective by Dr. N. Anilkumar, Asst. Professor, College of Pharmacy, Mahatma Gandhi University, Cheruvandoor Campus on August 31, 2013.
    5. A talk on Ayurveda in Trasition by Arun A., Senior Manager (Product Development) and Vaidyaratnam P. S., Variers Aryavaidyasala, Kottakkal, Malappuram Dist., Kerala on March 2, 2013.
    6. A talk on Introduction in general with special reference to the Pharmaceutical Industry by Prof. Boby Johns George, Dept. of Pharmaceutics, St. Joseph’s College of Pharmacy, Cherthala on March 9, 2013.

    2. Dhwani 2013 - The Arts Fest
    November 2 – 3, 2013

    Students of all batches showcased their talents with joy and enthusiasm for the dynamic cultural extravaganza. The fest included both off-stage and on-stage events with full support from the teachers of all departments.

    The off-stage events were conducted during October 21-28, 2013 which included programs such as pencil drawing, extempore, poem writing, essay writing in English and Malayalam, cartoon drawing, story writing, water coloring, debate, oil painting, recitation, mehandi designing, face painting, elocution, tableau and quiz competition.

    The creative pulse was widened with the on-stage items such asthiruvathira, split dance, fancy dress, group song, folk dance, mime,adapt to tune, bharathanatyam, karaoke, mohiniyattam, folk song and a mesmerizing skit from all the teams.

    The overall championship was bagged by the host batch Orionz 2011who were the organizers of the fest. Vineeth (III year B. Pharm. student) of Orionz was honored as Kalapratibha and Malavika ( III year Pharm. D. student) as Kalathilakam. The second place was acquired by Aventadors 2012, followed by Pegasus 2010 and Mavericks 2013.

    The best speaker award went to Vineeth of III year B. Pharm. student (Orionz 2011 batch) and best actor award to Akamsh of I year B. Pharm. (Mavericks 2013 batch).

    3. Onam Celebrations
    September 12, 2013

    The spirit of Onam was made more colorful with the cultural programs by students.

    "Onam is a festival of prosperity, equality and happiness. When we develop attitude of care and concern for the feelings of others with the same as that of ours, life becomes easy and ultimately prosperity and happiness will also follow. But on the other hand when a person is very selfish and self oriented, the life becomes more strenuous than it is," shared Dr. Sabitha M., Principal, Amrita School of Pharamacy.

    "Egoism is a failure for success, the importance of culture along with happiness makes a complete onam," noted Sri. Hariharan, Visiting Faculty, Value-based Education.

    The staff and students enjoyed the delicious onam sadhya. As part of the onam celebrations, pookalam competition (Floral Decoration Contest), musical chair for faculty and other games were also conducted.

    4. Dedicated to Selfless Service
    September 11, 2013

    With an intention to elevate social awareness of cleanliness of surroundings, Amala Bharatam Campaign cleanup initiative was performed in the School campus.

    The aim of the campaign was to clinch initiatives to clean and promote health by proper disposal of garbage and wastes.

    This endeavor was fulfilled with the full support of all the students and staffs packed with energy and enthusiasm for the fulfillment of the task in the college. The waste was separated out into non-degradable plastic waste to assist in its appropriate disposal. Several trucks helped with the waste collection and disposal effort.

    “We are proud to be a part of this cleanup program” responded the students. The interest was enhanced when both the students and teachers of Amrita School of Pharmacy as well as Amrita Centre for Nanosciences & Molecular Medicine did the work side-by-side.

    5. Emerging Role of Pharmacy Professionals in Indian Healthcare
    September 6, 2013

    In connection with Amritavarsham60 celebrations, the School organized a panel discussion titled Emerging Role of Pharmacy Professionals in Indian Healthcare.

    The objective of the discussion was to mould the younger generation Pharmacy professionals to improve their professional outlook and to contribute significantly.

    High-profile panelists included Aji Joseph Kurian (Drug Inspector, Ernakulam), P. K. Harikumar (Retired Senior Manager, KSDP), Dr. V. Sankar (Professor and HOD, Department of Pharmacy Practice, PSG College of Pharmacy, Coimbatore), Dinesh Pallipatmana (Senior Pharmacist, Amrita Pharmacy, AIMS, Kochi), Dr. Nishant Kumar Gupta (Senior Research Associate, Arjuna Naturals Extracts Ltd, Aluva), Rasheed P. M. (Managing Director, Medicare Health Solutions Pvt. Ltd),Shibu S. A. (Regional Head-Kerala (Sales), Clover Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd.), Dr. Mohamed Hisham (Clinical Pharmacist, Dept. of Critical Care medicine, KMCH, Coimbatore), John Joseph (Research Scholar, Center for Nanotechnology, AIMS Kochi) and Elizabeth M. Koshy (Pharm.D (PB) Intern, Amrita School of Pharmacy).

    The moderator, Mr. Naveen Kumar Panicker, Lecturer, Amrita School of Pharmacy, outlined the basic facts of how India emerged as a leading drug producer.

    The discussion was an opportunity for shedding light on the role of Pharm D. in various aspects of healthcare sector. The discussion was dynamic and offered a glimpse of various sections in Pharmacy such as hospital and clinical pharmacy, institutional, wholesale, manufacturing production, academia and marketing.

    An attempt was made to tackle the common issues faced by pharmacy professionals in the society.

    The panel discussion was followed by a fun-filled skit which promoted the theme of harmful effects of self-medication.

    6. Independence Day Celebration
    August 14, 2013

    The country's 67th Independence Day was celebrated with great fervor at the School. The zest and zeal with which the students and faculty members displayed was significant.

    Emphasizing on the importance to understand the strong cultural and spiritual backbone of our country Principal, Dr. Sabitha M. shared valuable insights.

    "The life in India is colorful with the variety of festivals, traditional rituals, art and dance forms. The values of discipline should be imbibed by all and the sacrifice of great people should always be remembered," she remarked.

    A quiz competition was also conducted by quizmaster Mr. Aravind R. Mridula Ramkumar and Lavanya Chandran bagged the first place followed by Jayakrishnan and Ciciliya.

    The celebration definitely helped to evolve a sense of patriotism in all the students.

    7. Ramayana Quiz During Karkkidaka Masam
    August 13, 2013

    Quiz competition on the Ramayana during Karkkidaka month sees participation from students and faculty members.

    The significance and symbolism of the epic and the importance of Ramayana in human life was elucidated by Dr. Sabitha M., Principal. She emphasized on the importance to lead a life based on dharma and truth.

    For the questions tossed up by quizmaster S. Hariharan during the quiz competition based on the Ramayana, there was immense enthusiasm from the students and faculty members for the coordination and success of the quiz competition.

    The first prize was bagged by the team Ayodhya - Neethu C. M. and Sruthy T. P. followed by the team Kishkinda - Sreelakshmi Sreekumar and Darshana Sudarshanan.

    8. Outgoing Students Farewell
    July 5, 2013

    Graduands of pharmacy programs, B. Pharm., M. Pharm. and Pharm D. students from the Amrita College of Pharmacy received a fond farewell.

    9. Intercollegiate Chess Competition
    March 23, 2013

    As part of the Pharma Sports Fest, a chess competition was conducted with Chess Association, Ernakulam. Aravind Siva S., student, won certificate and cash award of Rs. 4000/-.

    10. Udghosh Sports Fest
    March 12 - 16, 2013

    Displaying Sporting Talent, the School's Pharma Sports fest sees enthusiastic participation from students and staff members.

    UDHGHOSH 2013 began with a colorful inauguration on March 12, 2013 and was was spread over five days. The fest was inaugurated by Mr. T. P. Ouseph, Head, Coach of Mission Gold - A project of Kerala Cricket, Kerala.

    The inauguration was followed by a colorful March Past and lighting of Olympic torch befitting any such occasion. Customary to such occasion, the fest also saw a dance program and fireworks. The students of the school proved their ability in the sports arena and the games were played in the true spirit of sportsmanship.

    The faculty members also participated to make it a memorable event.

    Orionz (B. Pharm. & Pharm. D. (Regular, 2nd year) were declared the overall champions.

    The closing ceremony ended with the school flag being ceremoniously handed over to the organizers of the next year’s sports, followed by a dance of the next year’s organizer.Dr. Sabitha M., Principal, School of Pharmacy, distributed the prizes and with which the curtains were drawn.

    1. Pharmacy Week Celebrations
    November 19 - 23, 2012

    Students and faculty of Amrita School of Pharmacy celebrate role of pharmacist in public health during National Pharmacy Week.

    2. Adhvaya 2012 - The Arts Fest
    October 14 - 16, 2012

    Adhvaya, the colorful Arts Festival of the School of Pharmacy organized by BPharm and PharmD students.

    3. Avani 2012 , 24th August 2012
    August 24, 2012

    The students and staff of Amrita School of Pharmacy celebrated Onam Avani 2012 on 24th August 2012.

    The students conducted various competitions like Malayali Manka,Vachaka Raja, Thiruvathirakali, Group Dance,  Onappattu, etc.

    Students and staff had Onasadya and also they participated in various games like Uriyadi, Tug of War, Banana Eating, Filling the Bottle, etc.

    Invited Talks

    1. A talk on Patient Counseling Aspects in Pharm. D. Curriculum by Christine Joseph on April 28, 2011.
    2. A talk on Guidelines for Warfarin Therapy by Christine Joseph on April 12, 2011.
    3. A talk on Role of Pharmacist in Emergency Department of Hospitals in Western Countries by Christine Joseph on April 8, 2011.

    Invited Talks

    1. A talk on Perspectives in Drug Discovery: Changing Paradigms by Dr. M. K. Unnikrishnan, Professor, Manipal University on December 23, 2010.
    2. A talk on Patient Reported outcomes : an Overview and Pharm D Programme in US. by Dr. Sudheer Unni and Dr. Elizabeth J. Unni , Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Southern Nevada, Utah ,US on December 23, 2010.
    3. A talk on Pain Management in Paediatric Patients by Nisha Varughese, Pharm. D., Pediatric Clinical Pharmacist, Ottawa, Canada on November 19, 2010.
    4. Dr. Venkat Rangan, Vice Chancellor of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham visited Amrita School of Pharmacy on October 22, 2010.
    5. A talk on "Emerging Opportunities for Community Pharmacists" by Dr. Anantha Naik Nagappa, Professor, Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal University on October 18, 2010.
    6. A talk on Pharmacoinformatics by Shri. Krishnan Namboori P. K., Professor, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Ettimadai, on September 16, 2010.
    7. A talk on Stereochemical Aspects of Drug Design and New Approaches Towards Drug Design on Respiratory and Pulmonary Infections by Dr. A. R Bhatt, Professor, Manipal College of Pharmacy, Manipal, on September 16, 2010.
    8. A talk on Research on Probiotics for Renal Failure Patients by Natarajan Ranganathan, Ph. D. Interim CEO, Senior Vice President (R & D), Kibow Biotech, PA, USA, on April 5, 2010.
    9. A talk on Value Based Education by Vijay Menon, HR and Organization Development External Associate to Ascendas India, Training Panelist in Kerala State Judicial Academy, on March 1, 2010.
    10. A lecture on Overview of NMR Spectroscopy and Interpretation by Prasanna Ramani, Assistant Professor, Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore on February 22 - 23, 2010.
    11. A talk on Chiral Switch Strategy, by Dr. Valliappan Kannappan, Professor of Department of Pharmacy, Annamalai University, Tamilnadu, on January 25 - 26, 2010.

    Invited Talks

    1. An introductory talk on Marine Medicine and Scope of Research in Marine Products by Dr. A. Laxminarayana, M. Sc., Ph. D., F. Z. S., Fisheries Consultant and Ex- Principal, Scientist and Head, Fishery Environment Management Division, Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, on September 2009.
    2. A invited lecture on, Wound Healing Research by Prof. Eileen Thatcher, Department of Biology, Sonoma State ,USA, on September 16, 2009.
    3. A invited lecture on Analytical Method Development and Validation by Mr. B. V. Reddy, Senior Quality Control Manager, Startech Laboratories Pvt. Ltd, Hyderabad, on February 25, 2009.
    4. A talk on HIV by Dr. James Doyel Scott, Pharm. D., M. Ed., B. S., Director of Residency and Fellowship Training , Pharmacy Practice and Administration, Western University of Health Sciences, California, USA, on February 19, 2009.
    5. A invited lecture on Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics by Dr. C. Vijayaraghavan, P. S. G. College of Pharmacy, Coimbatore on January 30, 2009.
    6. Talks on ABC of Rational Use of Drugs and Drug Development by Dr. Guru Prasad Mohanta, Professor of Pharmacy, Annamalai University on January 13 - 14, 2009.
    7. A demonstration on Animal Experiments by Mr. B. Sentil, R. V. S. College of Pharmacy, Coimbatore, on January 2, 2009.