Pharmacology is a science that deals with the study of drug effects on various human systems or on microorganisms or parasites that grow and multiply in the human body. Pharmacology is one of the most important basic medical sciences. It is essential for the medical student to understand how drugs are absorbed, distributed, bound to its receptors and eliminated from the body. Understanding pharmacology helps the physician for a proper and rationale use of drugs in patient care. It also helps to keep adverse effects of drugs to the minimum and avoid as much as possible drug interactions. What usually make a clinician a distinguished physician and researcher is his strong background in basic medical sciences.
The vision of the Department of Pharmacology is to be a recognized and distinguished unit in the field of pharmacology and therapeutics by providing excellent teaching and training for the medical, paramedical, and graduate students.
The mission of the Department of Pharmacology is to improve learning and education of pharmacology in integrative manner with basic medical sciences in the medical college. In addition, enhancement of and improvement of research activities are target aim of the staff members in the department.
Objectives of the Department
- To offer excellent teaching programme for undergraduate medical and nursing students of Pharmacology
- To have high standards of learning in Pharmacology by having an intense training programme enabling those to contribute best health care to our society
- To make an undergraduate confident to handle medical emergencies and prescribe a rationale drug therapy
- To motivate students to undertake research activities