Vice Principal

Vice Principal

Prof.Dr.M.Chandrasekar M.D., D.A., Ph.D., FAIMS

Head of the Department, Physiology.


  • Vice Principal, Professor & HOD, Dept of Physiology and Chairman of the Medical education unit, Meenakshi Medical College Hospital & Research Institute.
  • NAAC streaming committee coordinator of MAHER university.
  • UG -MBBS at Stanley Medical College.
  • PG- MD – at Madras Medical College.
  • PG- DA at Kilpauk Medical College.
  • PhD- Doctorate in Anaesthesia in MMC.
  • Over 30 years of Teaching Experience.
  • Member of the Vision 2015 of MCI India and also faculty member of education cell of FIME, MCI and FAIMER.
  • Strives for excellence in Medical Education.
  • Presently the Secretary of Independent Medical Practitioners Association of India (FCIP) and also the President, Association of Physiologist of Tamilnadu (APT).
  • Received the Outstanding Service award” in Silver Category from Indian Association of Biomedicine and Physiology in 2015 September.
  • “Best Teacher” award from the prestigious T.N. Dr. M.G.R Medical University in 2011.
  • Best Researcher cum Teacher award from Meenakshi Academy of Higher Education and Research (MAHER) for the year 2012-13.
  • Received “Rajiv Gandhi Excellence Award” for outstanding achievement and contribution in the field of research by the International business council in the year 2014.
  • Excels in innovative Teaching Medical Concepts with new e-learning methods using information and communication technology and a resource person for E-learning for various workshops conducted by MCI all over India.
  • Active member of the research council of MAHER University and M.G.R. Medical University and at present guiding 6 Ph.D Candidates in various disciplines. Successfully guided 9 Ph.D scholars.
  • Member of various educational committees of 5 reputed Universities.
  • Has over 70 Publications in Peer Reviewed Journals National and Internationally.
  • Has received numerous awards - the notable being the Seva Rathna Award, Best Teacher award and 5 Best Paper awards at APPI from 1986 to 2012.
  • Winner of the Young Scientist Award for the year 1995 at the Indian Science Congress at Indore in 1999.
  • Was Honored with the Fellowship title of Indian Biomedical Society (FAIBS) for his contribution in Medical Physiology in 2003.
  • Has written and published five Physiology related books and an equal number of Manuals. His Manual on Medical Education Technologies is very popular among the Medical Educationist in India.
  • Has organized around 7 National Quiz program and Seminars and over 76 CMEs/ workshops in various Medical colleges.
  • Has given around 84 Guest lectures in Basics and Applied Physiology.
  • His main field of interest is on – PULMONOLOGY, STRESS PHYSIOLOGY and POLYSOMNO GRAPHY.
  • Faculty Of Physiology – 27 Years
  • Prof. and HOD - 14 Years
  • Dean Incharge – 8 Months
  • Vice-Principal – 12 years


Phone: 044-27261086.