Kundan Kumar Singh
Assistant Professor, Systems & Disease, Pharmacology
Dr. Kundan Singh is a Clinical Pharmacologist and medical educator who has had a progressive career in professional education, leadership, and educational technology. He has been actively involved for more than 10 years in Pharmacology teaching and research activities, actively teaching and mentoring 2nd-5th semester students in Basic/Clinical Pharmacology. He is always keen to update his lectures material with the recent advances in Clinical Pharmacology.
He has completed MD and a three-year postgraduate doctoral residency training in Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics at B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Nepal.
After completion of the postgraduate doctoral residency training in 2010, he served on the Pharmacology faculty at several hospitals. In 2018, he joined Saba University School of Medicine as an Assistant Professor in Pharmacology, System and Disease.
His teaching interests include Neuropharmacology, Clinical Pharmacokinetics/Pharmacodynamics, Autonomic Pharmacology, Endocrine/Reproductive Pharmacology, Cardiovascular/Renal Pharmacology, Applied Clinical Pharmacology and Antimicrobial Agents. His research inclined areas are medical education and neuropharmacology. He is a member of several professional organizations and a regular participant and presenter at national/international scientific meetings and has participated in teachers training programme as part of medical programme. He has published various research work in different national and international journals and also presented research work at various scientific conferences. He had been involved as an internal and external examiner (appointed by Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal) in KIST Medical College and other medical colleges of Nepal. His postgraduate doctoral degree thesis is titled “Experimental study of the neuropharmacological profile of Euphorbia pulcherrima in mice and rats.”
His teaching styles have included traditional lecture-style active learning, problem-based active learning, small group discussions as well as integrated-system approaches. As a medical educator, Dr. Kundan Singh sees himself as a facilitator to simplify the basic concepts of Pharmacology and to explain the importance of learning clinical pharmacology in Medicine. He is skilled at designing the framework of learning and then furnishing students with indispensable knowledge that invigorates interest and stimulates the growth of student minds.
- Clinical Pharmacology
- Singh KK,RauniarGP, Sangraula H. Experimental Study of Anticonvulsive Effects of Euphorbia Pulcherrima in Mice. Webmed Central pharmacology 2011;2(12):WMC002572.
- Singh KK,RauniarGP, Sangraula H. Experimental study of neuropharmacological profile of Euphorbia pulcherrima in mice and rats. J Neurosci Rural Pract. 2012;3(3):309-17.
- Shankar PR, Singh KK,PiryaniRM. Student feedback about The Skeptic Doctor, a module on pharmaceutical promotion. J EducEval Health Prof. 2011;8:11.
- Shankar PR, Jha N, Bajracharya O, Gurung SB, Singh KK. Feedback on and knowledge, attitude, and skills at the end of pharmacology practical sessions. JEducEvalHealth Prof. 2011;8:12.
- Shankar PR, Singh KK,PiryaniRM. Knowledge, attitude and skills before and after a module on pharmaceutical promotion in a Nepalese medical school. BMC Res Notes. 2012;5:8.
- Shankar PR, Bajracharya O,JhaN,Gurung SB, Singh KK. Teaching Medical Studens to use Antibiotics Rationally in a Medical School in Nepal .Webmed Central: Education in Medicine Journal 2011;2(10):WMC002329.
- Shankar PR, Singh KK, Singh S. Possible impact of Increase in female medical student admissions in Nepal: Findings from a qualitative study among medical undergraduates.AustralasMed J. 2012;5(3):184-93.
- Jha N, Shankar PR, Bajracharya O, Gurung SB, Singh KK. Adverse drug reaction reporting in apharmacovigilancecentreof Nepal. Australas Med J. 2012;5(5):268-71.
- Shankar PR, Singh KK,DhakalA, Shakya A,Piryani RM. Transcripts of a Medical Education in Humanities Module: Selection of Role Plays. International Journal of User-Driven Healthcare (IJUDH). 2012; 2(3): 63-76. doi:10.4018/ijudh.2012070106.
- Medical Education
- Participated workshop on “Health and Human right” conducted by WHO from 5th – 8th August 2003 in Kathmandu, Nepal.
- Attended 23rd All Nepal Medical Conference of Nepal Medical Association held at Biratnagar, Koshi, Nepal on 1-3 November 2007.
- Attended CME on “ Emerging infectious Disease” organized by B. P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal on 7th September 2008.
- Presented a paper titled “Experimental study of Neuropharmacological profile of Euphorbia pulcherrima in mice and rats.” in XVI Anniversary celebration Scientific programme at B. P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal on 3rd-5th November 2009.
- Participated in workshop on “Generic Medicines” organized at KIST Medical College, Imadol, Lalitpur, Nepal on 13th December 2010.
- Participated in Teachers' Training Workshop on “Teacher Training on helping student to learn better” organized by Institute of Medicine, National Center for Health Professions Education (NCHPE), Maharjgang, Kathmandu, Nepal from 16th – 21st October 2011.
- Participated in Internationa lConference on recent Update in Pharmacology organized by B. P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal on 15th March 2012.
- Participated in Training on Health System Research Methodology organized at KIST Medical College,Imadol, Lalitpur, Nepal from 19th-26th April 2015.