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Dr. Geer Mohammad Ishaq

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Kashmir, 
Hazratbal, Srinagar-190006
Jammu and Kashmir
ishaqgeer@gmail.com
Ph: +91 9906673100

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DETAILS OF RESEARCH PAPERS PRESENTED AT VARIOUS CONFERENCES:

 
1. Presented a scientific paper entitled,"Need for continuing education in Hospital and Clinical Pharmacy", at 49th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress held at Thiruvananthapuram from 18th Dec.to 21st Dec.,1997.

2. Presented following four research papers at 50th IPC and 17th Asian Congress of Pharmaceutical Sciences held at Mumbai from 10th to 13th December, 1998. These research papers have been published in the books of Abstracts.

i) Cardiovascular effects of aqueous extract of fruits of Emblica officinalis.

ii) Effects of fish oil on the penetration and activity of Nimesulide from gel

formulation.

iii) Need to modify operating procedures of hospital pharmacies.

iv) Prescription analysis of antibiotics and evaluation of prescribing pattern of

doctors and dispensing pattern of pharmacists for rational drug therapy.

3. Presented a scientific paper entitled,"Comparative anti-inflammatory activity and ulcer-inducing property of four commonly used NSAIDs" at Southern Regional Conference of Pharmacologists 99, held at Perundurai from 18th June to 20th June,1999.Paper published in the book of Abstracts.

4. Presented a scientific paper entitled,"In-vivo anti-clastogenic activity of essential oil of Cymbopogon citratus (Lemongrass) in mice"at 51st Indian Pharmaceutical Conference held at Indore in December, 1999. Paper published in the book of Abstracts.

5. Paper entitled,"In-vivo anti-clastogenic effects of extracts of Ocimum sanctum and Rosmarinus officinalis in mice" has been published in the book of Abstracts of the 52nd Indian Pharmaceutical Conference, held at Hyderabad in December, 2000.

6. Presented a paper in the National Seminar on "Recent Developments in Plant Science Research" held at the University of Kashmir during November, 2003.

7. Presented a paper in the National Seminar on "Inter-disciplinary approaches in Zoological Sciences", held at the University of Kashmir during November, 2003.

8. Presented a paper entitled, "National Drug Policy and Quality Control of Drugs", in the Annual Conference and International Workshop of the Pharmacovigilance Society of India, held at Agra b/n 11-13 Dec., 2003.

9. Presented a paper entitled,”Major Impediments in the Quality Control and Rational Use of Drugs” in the 41st General Orientation Course, organized by the Academic Staff College of the University of Kashmir, Srinagar b/n 12th May, 2005 to 8th June, 2005.

10. Presented a paper entitled, “National Drug Policy and Quality Control of Drugs” during the 2nd J&K Science Congress, held at the University of Kashmir between 25th and 28th July, 2006.

11. Presented paper entitled, “Anti-mutagenic effects of the essential oil of Cymbopogon citratus against lead nitrate and cyclophosphamide induced micronuclei formation and chromosomal aberrations in mouse bone-marrow cells” during the International Symposium on Genomic Instability and Cancer, held at the University of Kashmir, Srinagar b/n 22-25th July, 2007

12. Attended day-long seminar on “Tobacco free Kashmir: bringing the dream to reality”, held on November 6th, 2007, organized by Hakim Sanaullah Specialist Hospital and Cancer Center, Sopore in collaboration with Dept. of Pharm. Sciences, University of Kashmir at the University of Kashmir.

13. Presented a paper entitled, “Guiding Principles for the formulation of a Drug Policy in the State of Jammu and Kashmir” in the 40th Annual Conference of the Indian Pharmacological Society held at NIPER, Mohali, Chandigarh b/n 1st to 3rd November, 2007.

14. Presented a paper entitled, “Constitution of National Biotechnology Regulatory Authority of India – Views and Suggestions” at the day-long workshop-cum-consultative meet with state scientists on the draft establishment plan for the NBRA, organized by the J&K Science and Technology Department at the University of Kashmir on August 4th, 2008.

15. Delivered three guest lectures on Cultivation of Medicinal Plants in J&K at ten-day workshop organized by USIC, Univ. of Kashmir in April, 2008.

16. Attended two-day workshop on Patents and Intellectual Property Rights organized by Regional Research Institute of Unani Medicine, Srinagar b/n May 1-2, 2008.

17. Attended day-long expert-level panel discussion on the Changing Dynamics of Higher Education in India, organized by Academic Staff College of the University of Kashmir in collaboration with Indian Institute of Public Administration (IIPA) at SKICC, Srinagar on Nov. 1st, 2008 and acted as Rapporteur for the day.

18. Attended 4th J&K Science Congress held at University of Kashmir b/n Nov. 12 - 14, 2008, functioned as Rapporteur for the session on Pharmaceutical Sciences and presented a paper on "Guiding Principles for the formulation of a Drug Policy in the state of J&K".

19. Made a presentation on "The importance and status of science education in the state of J&K" during a day-long seminar organized by the UGC-Academic Staff College, University of Kashmir on March 25th, 2009.

20. Served as Joint Organizing Secretary for the two day National Seminar on "Recent Advances in Pharmaceutical Education and Research" organized by the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Kashmir on July 15 & 16, 2009.
21. Attended 6th J&K Science Congress held at the University of Kashmir b/n Dec. 2 – 4, 2010 and presented a paper entitled, “Intensive hospital-based adverse drug reaction monitoring in Kashmiri population”.
 
22. Attended two-day workshop for College Principles and senior academicians of the state on "e-governance and curriculum development" organized by the UGC-Academic Staff College of the University of Kashmir b/n March 28-29, 2011, acted as the main Rapporteur and compiled a comprehensive report of its proceedings alongwith recommendations.
 
23. Attended two day training programme on "Right to Information Act" organized by the Academic Staff College and Faculty of Law, University of Kashmir b/n June 27-28th, 2011.
 
24. Attended two-day National Conference on "Recent Trends in Biosciences" organized by the Dept. of Biochemistry and Biotechnology and held at S. P. College, Srinagar between October 3-4, 2011.
 
25. Attended third International Conference for Improving Use of Medicines (ICIUM-2011), organized by INRUD and held at Antalya, Turkey between November 14-18, 2011and presented a paper on "Intensive hospital-based adverse drug reaction monitoring studies on 5482 patients of Kashmiri origin in a tertiary care hospital".
 
26. Attended two-day short term training course on Nanosciences organized by the Academic Staff College, University of Kashmir in collaboration with NIT, Srinagar on December 9-10, 2011.
 
27. Attended WHO-sponsored Asia Pacific Conference on National Medicines Policies, held at Hotel Sheraton on Park, Sydney, Australia between May 26-29, 2012 and presented a paper entitled, "Need for fresh initiatives and novel approaches in the formulation of medicines policies for various Indian states" and acted as a group leader during the workshop on Generic Medicine Use and Rational Use of Medicines.
 
28. Attended 8th J&K Science Congress held at University of Kashmir, Srinagar between September 17-19, 2012 and presented a paper entitled, "SWOT ANALYSIS OF THE MAIDEN DRAFT DRUG POLICY OF JAMMU AND KASHMIR STATE APPROVED BY THE CABINET OF MINISTERS".
 
29. Attended 12 annual conference of the International Soceity of Pharmacovigilance (ISoP) held at Hotel J. W. Marriott, Cancun, Mexico between October 30th to November 3rd, 2012 and presented a paper entitled, "Frequency, types, severity, preventability and costs of adverse drug reactions at a tertiary care hospital over a nine month period" during oral session and a paper entitled, "Improvements in draft drug policy of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir through persistent advocacy and logical interventions by a Civil Society Forum" during poster session of the conference.
 
30. Attended two-day seminar-cum-workshop on "Management development in higher education" organized by the UGC-Academic Staff College, University of Kashmir for College Principals and Senior Academicians of University of Kashmir on January 29-30, 2013 and served as Rapporteur for Technical Session-I.
 
31. Attended 9th J&K Science Congress organized by the University of Kashmir on October 1-3, 2013 and presented a paper entitled, "Four years of Pharmacy Practice Education and Research in the state of J&K - an overview" in the oral session of the conference. 
 
32. Attended week-long workshop-cum-national conference on "Pharmaceutical Policies in India -  Balancing industrial growth with public health" jointly organized by ISID and PHFI, New Delhi and held at ISID, New Delhi between March 3 - 7, 2014.
 
33. Attended 14th Annual Conference of the Society of Pharmacovigilance India (SOPI) and International Symposium on Safe Medicines and Safe Patients organized by the Dept. of Pharmacology, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh between December 1-3, 2014 and delivered an invited lecture on "Pharmacometabonomics: Role in personalized medicines and pharmacovigilance".
 
34.Chaired a technical session during second national summit of the All India Unani Tibbi Congress organized by its J&K Chapter at RRIUM, Srinagar on May 12th, 2015 and delivered an invited lecture on "Safety monitoring of ASU drugs".
 
35. Attended 5th National Conference on "Patient Safety and Drug Regulatory Scenario in India", organized by Partnership for Safe Medicines India Initiative in collaboration with Dean, Students Welfare, University of Kashmir on May 20th, 2015 and delivered an invited lecture on "Pharmacovigilance of Unani Medicines".
 
36. Attended National Inter-disciplinary Science Conference-2015 (NIS’CON-2015) Recent Research Trends in Chemical and Environmental Sciences, jointly organized by P.G. Department of Chemistry, P.G. Department Environmental Sciences, S.P. College, Srinagar and Department of Environment & Water Management on 18-19th August, 2015 and presented a paper entitled, "Promoting rational use of medicines in Kashmiri population by evaluating prescribing patterns of doctors".
 
37. Attended two day national seminar on "Quality concerns in higher education" jointly organized by NAAC and Faculty of Education, Central University of Kashmir, Srinagar on 10-11 September, 2015 and presented a paper entitled, "Ten strategic reforms required in higher education system of J&K state".
 
38. Attended 9th annual conference of the North Zone Indian Association of Social and Preventive Medicine organized by the Dept. of Social and Preventive Medicine, Govt. Medical College, Srinagar in collaboration with Indian Association of Social and Preventive Medicine at Govt. Medical College Srinagar and presented a paper entitled, "Pharmaco-epidemiological research as a means for promoting rational use of medicines in Kashmiri population" on October 9th, 2015.

39.  Chaired a technical session during Global Conference of Unani Medicines, organized by the Directorate of Indian System of Medicine, J&K, in collaboration with World Unani Foundation, at SKICC, Srinagar on October 13th, 2015 and delivered an invited lecture on “Safety evaluation and monitoring of Unani medicines”.
 
40. Attended 11th JK Science Congress organized by and held at the University of Kashmir on from October 12-14, 2015 and presented a paper entitled, "Drug Utilization Research as a means of promoting rational use of medicines in Kashmiri population - an overview of seven studies" on October 14th, 2015.
 
41. Attended review committee meeting as an expert member to finalize research protocols for operationalization of the National Drug Utilization Evaluation Programme of India at New Delhi headquarters of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on September 28-29, 2015.

42. Attended 16th Annual Conference of the International Society of Pharmacovigilance (ISoP) held at Agra from October 17-19, 2016 and presented a paper entitled, "Drug utilization evaluation as a tool for minimizing risk and promoting rational use of medicines".

43. Attended two-day National Inter-disciplinary Conference on “Science for sustainable Development” SSD-2016 at S.P. College Srinagar on February 25th, 2017 and presented a paper entitled, "APPLICATION OF PHARMACOMETABONOMIC TECHNIQUES FOR PERSONALIZED MEDICINE AND IMPROVED CLINICAL OUTCOME".

44. Attended 2nd J&K Medical Science Congress and 1st Annual Conference of MPPCOS Society at SKICC Srinagar from May 10-13, 2017 and chaired a technical session on "Rational pharmacotherapeutics in NCDs" besides presenting a paper each in oral and poster sessions.

45. Attended expert review committee meeting for Human Resource Development Centres at UGC Head Office, Bahadur Shah Zaffar Marg, New Delhi on October 12th, 2017 and made a powerpoint presentation on the performance of UGC-HRDC, University of Kashmir during 12th plan period (2012-2017).

46. Attended 1st Faculty seminar in Kashmir Studies entitled, “Contemporary Academic Discourses on Kashmir: Society, Culture and Politics”, held on December 27-28, 2017 at Institute of Kashmir Studies, University of Kashmir and presented a paper entitled, “Promoting equity and social justice in medical care among Kashmiri population”.

47. Attended 13th J&K Science Congress held at University of Kashmir from April 2-4, 2018 and presented a poster entitled, "Recent advances and future prospects in the application of Pharmacometabonomics in personalized medicine and patient safety" and co-chaired a technical session on Medical and Dental Sciences.

48. Attended 2nd National Seminar on Clinical Pharma Practice held at S.V. College of Pharmacy, Nammakkal Dist., Tamil Nadu on June 21st, 2018 and delivered an invited lecture on "Management of adverse drug reactions in the current national and international scenario". 

49. Attended two-day National Seminar on Intellectual Property Rights held by the Central Council of Unani Medicine (CCRUM) in collaboration with Regional Research Institute of Unani Medicine (RRIUM), Srinagar from November 30th to December 1st, 2018 and made two oral presentations on "Balancing between IPRs and equitable access to medicines" and "Medicalization of the Society and Socialization of the medicine".

50. Attended 3rd J&K Medical Science Congress organized by Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, SKIMS in collaboration with J&K Science, Technology and Innovation Council on December 30-31, 2019. Moderated a panel discussion on “Strategies for enhancing research in Jammu and Kashmir” and a brainstorming session on “Formulating research consortium in Jammu and Kashmir”. Made a presentation on “Measures to boost biomedical research in Jammu and Kashmir” during the panel discussion

Extension Lectures Delivered:

(1) Following three lectures were delivered during a training course on Cultivation and Marketing of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, organized by the J&K State Medicinal Plants Board at J&K Entrepreneurship Development Institute, Srinagar b/n 5th to 9th July, 2004.

(i)Cultivation of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants - A SWOT Analysis
(ii)Cultivation Package and Practices for Digitalis spp.
(iii)Cultivation Package and Practices for Belladona spp.

(2) Delivered three extension lectures on the Cultivation and Pharmacology of Medicinal Plants during the ten-day training course on Cultivation of Medicinal Plants organized by the Entrepreneurship Development Cell of the University of Kashmir b/n 22nd April to 2nd May, 2008 at the University of Kashmir, Srinagar.

(3) Delivered a lecture on “The importance and status of science education in the state of J&K” during a day-long seminar organized by the Academic Staff College, University of Kashmir on March 25th, 2009.

(4) Delivered a lecture on “Views and suggestions regarding establishment of National Biotechnology Regulatory Authority of India” during the consultative meet-cum-workshop of the J&K Science and Technology Department on Draft Establishment Plan for the National Biotechnology Regulatory Authority of India held in the University of Kashmir on August 4th, 2008.

(5) Delivered a lecture on “Introduction to Nanotechnology - A sneak peek into the impending revolution ” during an orientation course at the Academic Staff College of the University of Kashmir on February, 10th, 2011.

(6) Delivered a lecture on “Applications of Nanotechnology in Novel Drug Delivery Systems” during a refresher course at the Academic Staff College of the University of Kashmir.
 
(7) Delivered a lecture on "Signs and symptoms of various psychiatric and personality disorders" during a refresher course at the Academic Staff College of the University of Kashmir.
 
(8) Delivered a lecture on "Drug regulatory issues in Jammu and Kashmir" in the periodic meeting of Kashmir Academy of Private Physicians held on Dec. 9th, 2010 at Hotel Grand Mumtaz, Srinagar.
 
(9) Delivered a lecture on "Medico-legal provisions governing patients' right to information" during the two day training programme on "Right to Information Act" organized  by the Academic Staff College and Faculty of Law, University of Kashmir b/n June 27-28th, 2011.
 
(10) Delivered a lecture on "Nanomedicine revolution in the offing" at the periodic meeting of the Kashmir Academy of Private Physicians held on July 14th, 2011 at Hotel Broadway, Srinagar.
 
(11) Delivered a powerpoint presentation on "Contemplating a comprehensive drug procurement policy for SKIMS" at the office of Director, SKIMS on August 12th, 2011 in presence of Dean, Medical Faculty, SKIMS and Principal, SKIMS Medical College.
 
(12) Delivered a plenary lecture during the two day National Conference on "Recent Trends in Biosciences" organized by the Dept. of Biochemistry and Biotechnology and held at S. P. College, Srinagar between October 3-4, 2011.
 
(13) Delivered a lecture on "Major impediments in the quality control and rational use of medicines in J&K" at Academic Staff College, University of Kashmir, during 54th Orientation Course for newly appointed lecturers on November 28th, 2011.
 
(14) Delivered a lecture on "Healthcare right of patients and RTI" at Academic Staff College, University of Kashmir, during 54th Orientation Course for newly appointed lecturers on December 1st, 2011.
 
(15) Delivered a lecture on "Nanotechnology strides in disease management" on December 10th, 2011 during a short-term course on Nanosciences, organized by the Academic Staff College, University of Kashmir in collaboration with NIT, Srinagar,
 
(16) Delivered a lecture on "Deficiencies in Draft Drug Policy of 2009 of J&K Government" during the 56th Orientation Course for newly appointed college teachers at Academic Staff College, University of Kashmir on November 28th, 2011.
 
(17) Delivered a lecture on "Review of approved drug policy of J&K government -  strengths and weaknesses" during 57th General Orientation Course for newly appointed college and university teachers at UGC-Academic Staff College of the University of Kashmir on February, 13th, 2012. 
 
(18) Delivered a lecture on "Rational Drug Use policies of few Indian states" during the 58th General Orientation Programme for newly appointed college and university teachers at UGC-Academic Staff College of the University of Kashmir on May 3rd, 2012.
 
(19) Delivered a lecture on "Fundamentals of Nanotechnology and its applications" during the 58th General Orientation Programme for newly appointed college and university teachers at UGC-Academic Staff College of the University of Kashmir on May 12th, 2012.
 
(20) Delivered a lecture on "Biography of Cancer - Emperor of all maladies" during the 59th General Orientation Course for newly appointed college and university teachers at UGC-Academic Staff College of the University of Kashmir on September 15th, 2012. 
 
(21) Delivered two lectures on "Nanomedicine: Recent advances in the management of diseases" during the 60th General Orientation Course for newly appointed college and university teachers at UGC-Academic Staff College of the University of Kashmir on January 7th, 2013.
 
(22) Delivered a lecture on "Higher education in J&K state - Issues and Challenges" during the 60th General Orientation Course for newly appointed college and Universitty teachers at UGC-Academics Staff College of the University of Kashmir on January 15th, 2013.
 
(23) Delivered an extension lecture on "SWOT Analysis of the maiden drug policy of J&K state" during 61st General Orientation Course for newly appointed college and university teachers at UGC-Academic Staff College of the University of Kashmir on March 7th, 2013.
 
(24) Delivered an invited lecture on "Rational drug use policies of few Indian states" during Summer School at UGC-Academic Staff College of Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar on June 15th, 2013.
 
(25) Delivered an invited lecture on "Magnitude of spurious drug trade in India" during Summer School at UGC-Academic Staff College of Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar on June 15th, 2013.
 
(26) Delivered two invited lectures on "Venom of spurious medicines - Lexicon, Magnitude, Detection and Control" at UGC-Academic Staff College, University of Kashmir during 62nd General Orientation Course for college and University teachers on July 4th, 2013.
 
(27) Delivered an invited lecture on "Pharmacometabonomics - role in personalized medicine" at KAPP meeting held at Hotel Grand Mumtaz on April 10th, 2014.
 
(28) Delivered two invited lectures on "Equitable access and rational use of medicines in the state of J&K" at UGC-Academic Staff College, University of Kashmir during 65th General Orientation Course for newly appointed college and university teachers on August 2nd, 2014.
 
(29) Delivered two invited lectures on "J&K towards Universal Health Coverage - Prospects and Challenges" at UGC-Academic Staff College, University of Kashmir during Summer School for college and university teachers on August 20th, 2014.
 
(30) Delivered two invited lectures on "Attainment of right to health through reliable access to essential medicines in the state of J&K" at UGC-Academic Staff College, University of Kashmir during 66th General Orientation Course for newly appointed college and university teachers on October 15th, 2014.
 
(31) Delivered an invited lecture on "Pharmacometabonomics: Role in personalized medicine and pharmacovigilance" during the international symposium on safe medicines and safe patients held at Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh during 14th Annual Conference of the Society of Pharmacovigilance India (SOPI), on December 3rd, 2014.
 
(32) Delivered two invited lectures on "Mission of promoting equitable access and rational use of medicines in J&K state" at UGC-Academic Staff College, University of Kashmir during 67th General Orientation Course for newly appointed college and university teachers on January 31st, 2015.
 
(33) Delivered two invited lectures on "Basic Principles of Nanotechnology and Nanomedicine" at UGC Academic Staff College, University of Kashmir during Winter School for college and University teachers on February 23rd, 2015.
 
(34) Delivered an invited lecture on "Nanopharmacology and Nanotoxicology -  emerging new disciplines in drug discovery, development and research" during a week long workshop organized by the Department of Chemistry, Islamia College of Science and Commerce, Srinagar on February 28th, 2015.
 
(35) Delivered a guest lecture on "Generic Drug Prescribing in J&K state - boon or bane?" on April 23rd, 2015 during a meeting of the Kashmir Academy of Private Physicians held at Grand Mumtaz Hotel, Srinagar.
 
(36) Delivered two invited lectures on "Basic Concepts and Recent Advances in Nanotechnology and Nanomedicine" at UGC-Academic Staff College, University of Kashmir during 68th General Orientation Course for newly appointed college and university teachers on May 9th, 2015.
 
(37) Delivered an invited lecture on "Pharmacovigilance of Complementary and Alternative Medicine" during second national summit of the All India Unani Tibbi Congress organized by its J&K Chapter at RRIUM, Srinagar on May 12th, 2015.

(38) Delivered an invited lecture on "Safety Monitoring of ASU Medicines" during 5th National Conference on "Patient Safety and Drug Regulatory Scenario in India", organized by Partnership for Safe Medicines India Initiative in collaboration with Dean, Students Welfare, University of Kashmir on May 20th, 2015.
 
(39) Delivered a lead lecture on "Safety evaluation and monitoring of Unani medicines" during first Global Conference of Unani Medicines organized by the Directorate of Indian System of Medicine, J&K in collaboration with World Unani Foundation at SKICC, Srinagar on October 13th, 2015.

(40) Delivered two invited lectures on "Promoting rational use of medicines in Kashmiri population through drug utilization research" at UGC-Human Resources Centres, University of Kashmir during 69th General Orientation Course for newly appointed college and university teachers on November 6th, 2015.

(41) Delivered two invited lectures on “Reliable access to affordable medicines and healthcare as a fundamental human right” at UGC-Human Resources Centre, University of Kashmir during 70th General Orientation Course for newly appointed college and university teachers on January 12th, 2016.

(42) Delivered two invited lectures on “An introduction to Femtotechnology - natural successor to Nanotechnologyat UGC-Human Resources Centre, University of Kashmir during special winter school refresher course for newly appointed college and university teachers on February 16th, 2016.
 
(43) Delivered an invited lecture on "Drug utilization evaluation research for promoting rational use of medicine in Kashmiri population" during monthly meeting of the Kashmir Academy of Private Physicians held at Hotel Aksa Mall on April 28th, 2016.
 
(44) Delivered two invited lectures on Challenges and threats in ensuring global access to medicines at UGC-Human Resources Centre, University of Kashmir during 71st General Orientation Course for newly appointed college and university teachers on May 24th, 2016.  
 
(45) Delivered two invited lectures on "Types, prevalence, prevention and control of the menace of spurious medicines" at Institute of Advanced Studies on Higher Education (erstwhile College of Education), Srinagar during 72nd General Orientation Course for newly appointed Assistant Professors of Higher Education Department of J&K state on November 21st, 2016. 
 
(46) Delivered two invited lectures on "Equity and social justice in medical care" at UGC-Human Resource Development Centre, University of Kashmir on January 3rd, 2017 during 73rd General Orientation Course for newly appointed college and University teachers of J&K state. 
 
(47) Delivered two invited lectures on "Psychiatric and personality disorders - types and symptomsat UGC-Human Resource Development Centre, University of Kashmir on January 16th, 2017 during Refresher Course on Behavioural Sciences for College and University teachers of J&K state. 
 
(48) Delivered two invited lectures on "Psychiatric and Personality disorders among young adults" at Institute of Advanced Studies on Education on February 1st, 2017 during Induction Programme for newly appointed Assistant Professors of Higher Education Department. 
 
(49) Delivered an invited lecture on "Ten reforms required for achieving excellence in higher education system of J&K state" at UGC-Human Resource Development Centre, University of Kashmir on March 8th, 2017 during Special Winter School (Refresher Course) for College and University teachers.
 
(50) Delivered an invited lecture on "Contemporary health issues confronted by women" during International Women's Day celebration function organized by the Women's Studies Centre of the University of Kashmir on March 8th, 2017.
 
(51) Delivered two invited lectures on "Role of teachers as caregiver in Personality disorders among young adultsat Institute of Advanced Studies on Education on March 13th, 2017 during Induction Programme for newly appointed Assistant Professors of Higher Education Department.
 
(52) Delivered two invited lectures on "Nanomedicine: Current trends and recent advances" at Institute of Advanced Studies on Education on May 1st, 2017 during Induction Programme for newly appointed Assistant Professors of higher education department of J&K state.
 
(53) Delivered a lecture on "Refresher course on Biosciences - an introduction" at UGC-HRDC, University of Kashmir on May 15th, 2017 during Refresher Course on Biosciences for College and University teachers.
 
(54) Delivered a lecture on "75th General Orientation Course - an introduction" at UGC-HRDC, University of Kashmir on May 16th, 2017 during 75th GOC for College and University teachers. 
 
(55) Delivered a lecture on "Role of Pharmacometabonomics in Personalized Medicine and Drug Safety" at UGC-HRDC, University of Kashmir on June 3rd, 2017 during Refresher Course on Biosciences for College and University teachers. 
 
(56) Delivered two invited lectures on "Role of teacher as a caregiver in Personality Disorders among students" at UGC-HRDC, University of Kashmir on June 12th, 2017 during 75th GOC for College and University teachers.

(57) Delivered a lecture on "Social justice in healthcare: intellectual property rights versus equitable access to medicines" at Institute of Advanced Studies in Education, Srinagar on June 29th, 2017 during Orientation Programme for newly appointed Assistant Professors belonging to Economics and Sociology streams of higher education department of J&K state.

(58) Delivered two invited lectures on "J&K towards Universal Health Coverage: a major challenge of change" at UGC-HRDC, University of Kashmir on August 8th, 2017 during Special Summer School Refresher Course on "Polity, Society and Economy in J&K - Challenges of change" held from July 20th to August 9th, 2017.

(59) Delivered an invited lecture on “Importance of thinking, interdisciplinary approaches and social relevance in research” at UGC-HRDC, University of Kashmir on September 19th, 2017 during week-long Research Methodology Workshop for Research Scholars of Science. 

(60) Delivered two invited lectures on "Role of teacher as a caregiver for students with Personality Disorders" at UGC-HRDC, University of Kashmir on October 6th, 2017 during 76th GOC for College and University teachers. 

(61) Delivered two invited lectures on “Public good versus patents in Medicines” and “From Patent Protection to Patient Protection” at UGC-HRDC, University of Kashmir on January 9th, 2018 during 77th GOC for College and University teachers.

(62) Delivered two invited lectures on "Draft UGC Regulations 2018 - a critical appraisal" and "Disparities and discrepancies in UGC Regulations" at UGC-HRDC, University of Kashmir on March 1st, 2018 during 78th GOC for College and University teachers. 

(63) Delivered an invited lecture on "Management of adverse drug reactions in the current national and international scenario" during 2nd National Seminar on Clinical Pharma Practice held on S.V. College of Pharmacy, Nammakkal Dist., Tamil Nadu on June 21st, 2018. 

(63) Delivered two invited lectures on "UGC Regulations 2018: an overview" at UGC-HRDC, University of Kashmir on July 23rd, 2018 during 79th GOC for College and University teachers.

(64) Delivered two invited lectures on "Understanding and coping with personality disorders among young learners" at UGC-HRDC, University of Kashmir on October 24th, 2018 during 80th GOC for College and University teachers. 

(65) Delivered two invited lectures on "Medicalization of the Society and Socialization of the Medicine" at UGC-HRDC, University of Kashmir on December 7th, 2018 during 81st GOC for College and University teachers.

(66) Delivered two invited lectures on "IPRs as an impediment in the execution of health as a human right" at UGC-HRDC, University of Kashmir on December 12th, 2018 during Refresher Course on Human Rights for college and university teachers.

(67) Delivered an invited lecture on "Health education and patient counseling by pharmacists" during the two day workshop/continuing education programme for Registered Pharmacists organized by the J&K Pharmacy Council in collaboration with Pharmacy Council of India on January 19th, 2019 at Gandhi Bhawan of the University of Kashmir. 

(68) Delivered two invited lectures on "New Challenges posed to the Academia by UGC Regulations, 2018" at UGC-HRDC, University of Kashmir on March 25th, 2019 during 82nd General Orientation Course for College and University teachers.

(69) Delivered an invited lecture on "Role of a teacher as a caregiver in coping with personality disorders among young learners" during Induction Training Programme for newly appointed teachers of college sector of J&K state conducted by the Institute of Advanced Studies in Education on June 11th, 2019.

(70) Delivered an invited lecture on "Menace of doping in sports" on June 20th, 2019 during one day national level workshop on anti-doping awareness organized by the Directorate of Physical Education and Sports, University of Kashmir. 

(71) Delivered two invited lectures on ""Medicalization of the Society and Socialization of the Medicine" on July 27th, 2019 during 83rd General Orientation Course for newly appointed Assistant Professors of colleges and universities of J&K state, organized by UGC-HRDC, University of Kashmir.

(72) Delivered an invited lecture on "Aim, objectives, course curriculum and design of 83rd General Orientation Course" at UGC-HRDC, University of Kashmir on July 27th, 2019 during 83rd General Orientation Course for newly appointed College and University teachers.

(73) Delivered two invited lectures on "Health, Human Rights and IPRs: inextricably and inalienably interlinked" on February 9th, 2020 during Refresher Course on Science for faculty members of colleges and universities of J&K state, organized by UGC-HRDC, University of Kashmir.

(74) Delivered an invited lecture on "Aim, objectives, course curriculum and design of 84th General Orientation Course" at UGC-HRDC, University of Kashmir on February 20th, 2020 during 84th General Orientation Course for newly appointed College and University teachers.

(75) Delivered two invited lectures on "Measures to boost research and enhance research quality in J&K" and "Importance of critical thinking, social relevance and interdisciplinary approaches in research" during Research Methodology Course conducted by the Higher Education Department, Govt. of J&K on February 18th, 2020 at Govt. College of Education, Jammu. 

(76) Delivered an invited lecture on "Definition, types, methods of detection, reporting and management of adverse drug reactions in ASU systems of medicines" at RRIUM, Srinagar on February 26th, 2020 during a day-long workshop for Unani practitioners.

(77) Delivered an invited lecture on "Top ten reforms required in higher education and research in Jammu and Kashmir" at Govt. Degree College, Anantnag on February 29th, 2020 during a day-long Seminar on "Higher Education in J&K: Challenges and Prospects".

(78) Delivered an invited lecture on "Learning outcomes-based curriculum framework" at Govt. Degree College, Chrar-e-Sharief, Budgam during a day-long seminar on March 9th, 2020. 

(78) Delivered an invited lecture on "Learning outcomes-based curriculum framework in Biotechnology" at Govt. S.P. College, Srinagar during a day-long seminar on March 11th, 2020. 

(79) Delivered two invited lectures on "Learner-focussed teaching pedagogies of the twenty-first century" during the 84th General Orientation Course organized by UGC-HRDC, University of Kashmir for newly inducted Assistant Professors of various colleges and universities on March 12th, 2020. 
 
TRAINING COURSES ORGANIZED FOR TEACHERS AS COURSE COORDINATOR:

  1. As Course Coordinator organized 73rd General Orientation Course of four week duration for the newly appointed college and university Assistant Professors at the UGC-Human Resource Development Centre, University of Kashmir from December 6, 2016 to January 4, 2017.
  2. As Course Coordinator organized Special Winter School (Refresher Course) of three week duration on "Towards excellence in higher education" for College and University teachers at UGC-Human Resource Development Centre, University of Kashmir from February 15th to March 7th, 2017.
  3.  As Course Coordinator organized 74th General Orientation Course of four week duration for the newly appointed college and university Assistant Professors at the UGC-Human Resource Development Centre, University of Kashmir from February 27th to March 28th, 2017.
  4. As Course Coordinator organized 75th General Orientation 'course of four week duration for the newly appointed college and university Assistant Professors at the UGC-HRDC, University of Kashmir from May 16th to June 12th, 2017.
  5. As Course Coordinator Organized Special Summer School Refresher Course on "Polity, Society and Economy in J&K - Challenges of change" at UGC-HRDC, University of Kashmir for college and university teachers from July 20th to August 9th, 2017.
  6. As Course Coordinator organized 76th General Orientation Course of four week duration for the newly appointed College and University Assistant Professors at the UGC-HRDC, University of Kashmir from September 6th, 2017 to October 6th, 2017.
  7. As Course Coordinator organized 77th General Orientation Course of four week duration for the newly appointed College and University Assistant Professors at the UGC-HRDC, University of Kashmir from December 26th, 2017 to January 23rd, 2018.
  8. As Course Coordinator organized 78th General Orientation Course of four week duration for the newly appointed College and University Assistant Professors at the UGC-HRDC, University of Kashmir from February 1st, 2018 to March 1st, 2018.
  9. As Coordinator organized and conducted a panel discussion on "Taming Science and Technology Policy for fostering Innovation and Entrepreneurship" during 13th J&K Science Congress held at the University of Kashmir on April 4th, 2018. 
  10. As Course Coordinator organized 79th General Orientation Course of four week duration for the newly appointed College and University Assistant Professors at the UGC-HRDC, University of Kashmir from June 25th, 2018 to July 24th, 2018.
  11. As Course Coordinator organized 80th General Orientation Course of four weeks duration for the newly appointed College and University Assistant Professors at the UGC-HRDC, University of Kashmir from September 28th, 2018 to November 1st, 2018.
  12. As Course Coordinator organized 81st General Orientation Course of four weeks duration for the newly appointed College and University Assistant Professors at the UGC-HRDC, University of Kashmir from November 12th, 2018 to December 13th, 2018.
  13. As Course Coordinator organized 82nd General Orientation Course of four weeks duration for the newly appointed College and University Assistant Professors at the UGC-HRDC, University of Kashmir from February 25th to March 26th, 2019. 
  14. As NRC/Project Coordinator helped develop MOOC in Arts and Humanities by UGC-HRDC, University of Kashmir in collaboration with EMMRC, UoK under ARPIT Programme of UGC/MHRD that is considered equivalent to a Refresher Course for CAS promotions.
  15. As Course Coordinator organized Refresher Course in Gender Studies of three weeks duration for senior faculty of colleges and universities from across India at UGC-Human Resource Development Centre, University of Kashmir from March 8th to March 28th, 2018. 
  16. As Course Coordinator organized 83rd General Orientation Course of four weeks duration for the newly appointed College and University Assistant Professors at the UGC-HRDC, University of Kashmir from July 9th to July 30th, 2019. 
  17. As Course Coordinator organized a three-day workshop on Community Engagement in collaboration with Mahatma Gandhi National Council for Rural Education (MGNCRE) during 83rd General Orientation Course at UGC-HRDC, University of Kashmir from July 17-20, 2019.
  18. As Course Coordinator designed, organized and successfully conducted Refresher Course in Science for college and university teachers at UGC-HRDC, University of Kashmir from December 16th to December 30th, 2019.
  19. As Course Coordinator designed, organized and successfully organized 84th General Orientation Course of four weeks duration for the newly appointed College and University Assistant Professors at the UGC-HRDC, University of Kashmir from February 20 to March 12, 2020. 

TRAINING COURSES COMPLETED: 

1.    Certificate course in computer software at Dawn Computers.

2.    Certificate course in Fundamentals of Internet at Al-Ameen Institute of
Information Technology, Bangalore.

3.    Training course in Bioinformatics and Biostatistics at the Dept. of Bio-
Informatics, University of Kashmir.

4.    Training course in Entrepreneurship Development at Regional Engineering
College, Srinagar.

5.    Training course in Cultivation and Marketing of Medicinal and Aromatic plants
organized by the J&K State Medicinal Plants Board at J&K Entrepreneurship Development Institute, Srinagar b/n 5th to 9th July, 2004.

6.    Training course in educational multimedia & e-content development at
Educational Multimedia Research Centre, University of Kashmir, Srinagar.
 
7.    One Refresher Course and one Orientation Course completed at the Academic Staff College of the University of Kashmir.
 
8.    Industrial Training completed at M/s Eaton Laboratories, Srinagar for period of three months in the Manufacture and Quality Control of Tablets, Capsules, Liquid Orals, Suspensions etc.
 
9.    Attended two day training programme on "Right to Information Act" organized by the Academic Staff College and Faculty of Law, University of Kashmir b/n June 27-28th, 2011.

10.  Attended Special Summer School Refresher Course of three week duration between July 25th and August 14th, 2015 at UGC-Human Resource Development Centre, University of Kashmir.

e-discussions moderated over NetRUM platform:
 

a)   The menace of spurious drugs in India                    -  June 23-29, 2008

b)   Need for regional, state-specific medicine policies -   Oct. 19-24, 2008

c)   PharmD. Course in India–Prospects & Constraints –      Dec. 4-9, 2008

d)   Does combination HRT safety offer any safety?     - June 03 - 08, 2009

e)   Challenges in health before the new govt. in India    July 16–20, 2009

f)    Measures required to boost ADR reporting in hospitals – Nov. 16 -21, 2009

g)   Was Swine flu pandemic biggest medical hoax of the decade - February, 2010

h)   What does RTI mean for our patient? - June 30 - July 6, 2011

 

Book Chapter Written:

 

Written a book chapter on "The importance and status of Science education in the state of Jammu and Kashmir" in the book on "Higher Education in India - problems and prospects", Vol. 4, 2011, pp. 235-242, published by UGC Academic Staff College, University of Kashmir, Chief Editor, Prof. Mehraj-ud-Din, Dean, Faculty of Law, University of Kashmir.


Written a book chapter (GM Ishaq, PT Hussain, MJ Iqbal, MB Mushtaq. Chapter 73, Page 1424-1440) on "Risk-benefit analysis and rational use of Hormone Replacement Therapy in post-menopausal women" in the book entitled "Bio-informatics - Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications", Vol.-I (2013), Edited by Hershey PA and published by IGI-Global.  DOI 10.4018/978-1-4666-3604-0.CH073

 

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MAIN ACHIEVEMENTS:  
Completed Master's Degree in Pharmacology from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka, Bangalore, in 1999 with DISTINCTION and doctorate in Pharmacology from the University of Kashmir.
 
Served as Drug Control Officer in the Drug and Food Control Organization, J&K for a period of about three years.
 
Presently working as Associate Professor in the Dept. of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of Kashmir.

Served as Member, Institutional Animal Ethics Committee (IAEC), Dept. of Pharm. Sciences, University of Kashmir.

Serving as Member, Institutional Animal Ethics Committee, IAEC, R.R.I.U.M, Srinagar, Kashmir.
Served as Member, Institutional Ethics Committee, SKIMS, Soura, Srinagar
 
Name and Biography exists in 8th edition of "Marquis Who's Who in Science and Engineering 2005-2006" and 6th edition of "Marquis who's who in Medicine and Healthcare 2006-2007" 
Awarded Grade "EXCELLENT" for teaching skills and committment to work by the Internal Quality Assessment Cell of the University of Kashmir.
 
Proposed introduction and at present teacher incharge of the M. Pharm. (Pharmacy Practice) programe offered by the University of Kashmir.  
 
Proposal on "Measures to  revamp higher education system in J&K state" ranked among top three by the "Rising Kashmir Conclave" of 2009.
                                                         
Served as Joint Organizing Secretary for the two day National Seminar on "Recent Advances in Pharmaceutical Education and Research" organized by the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Kashmir on July 15 & 16, 2009.
 
Served as one of the Organizing Secretaries for the two-day short-term course on "Nanoscience and Technology" organized by the UGC-Academic Staff College, University of Kashmir between December 9-10, 2011. 

APPOINTMENTS MADE/POSITIONS HELD:
Appointed Coordinator, UGC-Human Resource Development Centre, University of Kashmir 

Appointed as Coordinator, Executive Committee for implementation of Choice-based Credit System in the University of Kashmir.
Appointed Coordinator, National Resource Centre, UGC-HRDC, University of Kashmir by MHRD, Govt. of India.
Appointed Member Expert Committee on Antibiotic use evaluation under National Drug Utilization Evaluation Programme of India, by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), New Delhi. 
Appointed Country Leader - India for the BRICS-Medicines Alliance for the year 2014-2015.
Appointed Adviser to the Pharmaceutical Price Monitoring and Resource Unit (PMRU) of the Drug and Food Control Organization, J&K that has been duly sanctioned by the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA), New Delhi.
Appointed Member, Board of Studies for newly introduced B.Sc. (Honours) programme in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology by the Islamia College of Science and Commerce, Srinagar
Appointed Joint Secretary, North Zone, Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India (APTI) for the period 2013-2016. 
Appointed Executive Member of the Society of Pharmacovigilance India (SOPI) for the year 2015-2016.

Elected General Secretary of the Kashmir University Teachers Association (KUTA) for the period 2017-2019.
Appointed Member, Local Organizing Committee, 16th Annual Conference of the International Society of Pharmacovigilance (ISOP) held on 17-19 October, 2016 at Agra.
Appointed Organizing Secretary for the 17th Annual Conference of the Society of Pharmacovigilance India (SoPI) proposed to be held at Srinagar, J&K in the month of October, 2017.

Appointed Scientifc Secretary of 2nd J&K Medical Science Congress held at SKICC Srinagar from May 10-13, 2017.

Appointed Member, Scientific Programme Committee and Core Committee of 2nd J&K Medical Science Congress held at SKICC, Srinagar from May 10-13, 2017.
Appointed General Secretary, Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India, J&K State Branch for the period 2019-2020.

Appointed as Peer Reviewer by the American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, Drug Safety (Adis International), PLOS ONEInternational Journal of User-driven HealthJournal of Pakistan Medical Association, prestigious Indian Journal of Pharmacology published by the Indian Pharmacological Society and the Journal of Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapeutics published by Inpharm Association.
 
Appointed Member, Editorial Board, InPharm Comminuque, published by the InPharm Association of India.
 
Appointed Editor, Monthly Newsletter of the Network for Rational Use of Medicines (Netrum), India. Also appointed Editor of the quarterly Newsletter of the UGC-Academic Staff College of the University of Kashmir.
BEST PAPER AWARDS WON 
Received best paper award for the co-authored paper entitled, AIM Model, a novel and effective pharmaceutical care tool to improve communication, drug use process among patients and healthcare providers" during 13th Annual Research Day of the Health Colleges, King Khalid University, Abha, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia held on April 10, 2018. 
 
Received best paper award for the co-authored paper entitled, "Drug utilization evaluation and patient compliance among PCOS patients of Kashmiri origin" during Annual Conference of MPPCOS Society held at SKICC, Srinagar on May 10-13, 2017. 
Research paper entitled, "Availability and stock-outs of paediatric essential medicines across different levels of care in one district" selected for Late Smt. V. G. Yeole Memorial Award for the Best Paper in Pharmacy Practice published by the Indian Journal of Pharmacy Practice during the year 2015. 

Received best paper award for the oral presentation entitled, "Drug utilization evaluation as a tool for promoting rational use of medicines among Kashmiri population" made during 11th J&K Science Congress held at University of Kashmir on October 14th, 2015. 

Co-authored paper entitled, "Development of an indicator-based tool for the assessment of medicines management practices of a tertiary care hospital" adjudged as best paper in the Pharmaceutical Science session of the 9th JK Science Congress held at the University of Kashmir on October 2nd, 2013. 
TECHNICAL SESSIONS CHAIRED/CO-CHAIRED DURING SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCES
Co-chaired a scientific session on "Medical and Dental Sciences" during 13th J&K Science Congress held at the University of Kashmir from April 2-4, 2018.
Co-chaired a scientific session on "Rational pharmacotherapeutics in NCDs" during 2nd J&K Medical Science Congress held at SKICC, Srinagar from May 10-13, 2017.

Co-chaired a scientific session during Annual Conference of the Society of Pharmacovigilance India (SOPI) and International Symposium on Safe Medicines and Safe Patients held at Dept. of Pharmacology, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh between December 1-3, 2014

Chaired a scientific session during second national summit of the All India Unani Tibbi Congress, organized by its J&K Chapter at RRIUM, Srinagar on May 12th, 2015.

Chaired a technical session during 9th Annual Conference of the North Zone Indian Association of Social and Preventive Medicine, organized by the Dept. of Social and Preventive Medicine, Govt. Medical College, Srinagar on October 10th, 2015.

Chaired a technical session during Global Conference of Unani Medicines, organized by the Directorate of Indian System of Medicine, J&K, in collaboration with World Unani Foundation, at SKICC, Srinagar on October 13th, 2015.
Co-chaired a scientific sessoin on "Use of Unani medicines in pediatrics" during 1st SPUPC (Scope and Prospects of Unani Medicine in Pediatric Healthcare), organized by the National Unani Doctors' Welfare Association (NUDWA) in collaboration with Hermas Doctors Academy, Kerala at SKICC, Srinagar on January 19, 2020.               
Chaired a technical session at Regional Research Institute for Unani Medicine (RRIUM), Srinagar on February 26th, 2020 during a day-long workshop on Pharmacovigilance for Unani practitioners.

Chaired a technical session at Govt. Degree College, Anantnag on February 29th, 2020 during a day-long Seminar on "Higher Education in J&K: Challenges and Prospects".

DETAILS OF RESEARCH PAPERS PUBLISHED: 
  1. Meera S., Geer M. I., Feroz A., Anees A. K. “Need to modify operational procedures of hospital pharmacist”. Indian Journal of Hospital Pharmacy 1999;3(6):223-226.
  2. Geer M. I., Shah M. Y., Tanki S.A. "Cancer Chemoprevention through Natural Antimutagenic Agents".  JK- Practitioner  2003;10(2):101-06.
  3. Geer M. I, Shah M. Y., Koul P.A., Tanki S.A. "Adverse Drug Reaction Monitoring with a Kashmiri Perspective" JK-  Practitioner  2004;11(2):85-87.
  4. Geer M. Ishaq. "Major impediments in the quality control and rational use of drugs" Pharma Times 2004;36(6): 31-32.
  5. Geer M. I., Tanki S.A., Koul P.A., Shah M. Y.  Pharmacovigilance at SKIMS, Srinagar (J&K)-A case study. Journal of Pharmacovigilance and Drug Safety 2005;2(1):1-5.
  6. Geer M. I., Zia U.A., Dilawer B., Moinuddin G., Anees A.K., Kshama D. Hypotensive potential of aqueous extract of Emblica officinalis on anaesthetized dogs. JK-Practitioner 2005; 12(4): 213-215.
  7. Geer M. I. Drug regulations awaiting enforcement in J&K state. JK-Practitioner 2006;14(4):251-253.
  8. Geer M. I., Shah M. Y. “National Drug Policy and Quality Control of Drugs”. Pharma Times 2007;39(5): 20-22.
  9. Geer M. I. "New National Pharmaceutical Policy on Cards". Pharma Trade News 2008;4(22):1-2.
  10. Tasaduq H., Azira Z., Malik M., Geer M. I. “Comparative prescribing frequencies of unopposed and combination hormone replacement therapies in three districts of Kashmir province”. Journal of Pharmacovigilance and Drug Safety 2008;5(1):137-141.
  11. Geer M. I.  “The menace of spurious medicines in India” NetRUM Newsletter 2008;1(2):12-13.
  12. Geer M. I.  “Need for regional, state-specific medicine policy” NetRUM Newsletter 2008;1(6):22-25.
  13. Geer M. I.  “Pharm. D. course in India – Prospects & Constraints”.  NetRUM Newsletter 2008;1(7):10-13.av
  14. Geer M. I., Shah M. Y. Guiding Principles for the formulation of a Drug Policy in the state of J&K. Journal of Pharmacovigilance and Drug Safety 2009;6(1):22-26.
  15. Geer M. I. “Does combination Hormone Replacement Therapy offer any safety?” NetRUM Newsletter 2009;2(6):14-17.
  16. Geer M. I. “Challenges in health before the new UPA govt. in India” NetRUM Newsletter 2009;2(7):11-17.
  17. Geer, M. I. Mushrooming of medical stores in J&K state – reasons and solutions. Physicians Academy 2010; 4(7); 75-76.
  18. Geer M.I. Was swine flu pandemic biggest medical hoax of the decade? NetRUM Newsletter 2010;3(2):14-19
  19. Geer, M. I. Deficiencies in the draft Drug Policy of J&K government. Physicians Academy 2011; 5(2): 16-19.
  20. Geer, M. I., Mir J.I., Koul P. A.  Optimizing Clinical Outcomes through Pharmaceutical Care. Physicians Academy 2011;5(9): 117-121.
  21. Geer M.I., Tasaduq H., Mir J.I., Mohsin B.M. Risk-benefit analysis of combination versus unopposed HRT in post-menopausal women. International Journal of User-driven Health 2011;1(4): 61-76.
  22. Geer M.I. Magnitude of spurious drug trade in J&K – Mountain or a molehill? Physicians Academy 2012; 6(1):2-9.
  23. Geer M.I. Approved drug policy of J&K government – A Review. Physicians Academy 2012;6(2): 27-37.
  24. Geer M.I. Generic Drug Prescribing in J&K - Boone or bane?. Physicians Academy 2012; 6(5): 82-87.
  25. Geer M. I. Improvements in Drug Policy of Indian state of J&K through persistent advocacy and logical interventions by Civil Society Forum. Drug Safety 2012; 35(10): 938. [Thompson Reuter Impact Factor = 2.21]
  26. Mir J.I., Geer M. I., Koul P.A. Identification and resolution of Drug-related Problems in respiratory medicine patients at a tertiary care hospital. Drug Safety 2012; 35(10): 941. [Thompson Reuter Impact Factor = 2.21]
  27. Geer M.I., Koul P.A., Tanki S.A., Shah M.Y. Frequency, types, severity, preventability and costs of adverse drug reactions at a tertiary care hospital. Jour of Pharmacol and Toxicol Methods 2016; 81: 323-334. [Thompson Reuter Impact Factor = 2.37]
  28. Carapinha J., Provin M.F., Pinheiro R., Ziganshina L., Khaziakhmetova V.N., Chandy S.J., Ishaq G.M., Sun J., Zhang L., Suleman F. and Pharasi B. Introduction to the new column of the BRICS Medicines Alliance. Journal of Evidence-based Medicine 2013; 6(1): 2-3.
  29. Article entitled, “ Antimutagenic activity of the essential oil of Cymbopogon citratus using mouse bone marrow chromosome aberration test and micronucleus test in mice” communicated for publication in Journal of Ethnopharmacology.
  30. Article entitled, “ Anticlastogenic activity of the aqueous extract of Ocimum      sanctum and Rosmarinus officinalis in Swiss albino mice” communicated for publication in Indian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology.
  31. Iqbal MJ, Geer MI, Dar PA. Availability and stock-outs of pediatric essential medicines across different levels of care in one district. Ind Journ Pharm Practice 2015:8(4);171-76. (Selected for Late Smt. V.G. Yeole award for best paper in pharmacy practice for the year 2015).
  32. Iqbal MJ, Geer MI, Dar PA. Indicator based assessment of medicine storage and inventory management practices in various public sector hospitals of district Srinagar. Intern Arch Biomed Clin Res 2015:1(2);8-15. Impact Factor(2015):2.86 (IBI),1.756 (I2OR).
  33. Mir AN, Geer MI. Off-label use of medicines in children. Intern Jour Pharm Sc Res 2016:7(5);1820-28. (Projected Impact Factor = 1.11)
  34. Iqbal MJ, Geer MI, Dar PA. Indicator based assessment of medicine procurement practices in various public sector hospitals of district Srinagar. Intern Arch Biomed Clin Res 2016:2(2);18-24. Impact Factor(2015):2.86(IBI),1.756(I2OR)
  35. Iqbal MJ, Geer MI, Dar PA. Development of an indicator-based tool for the assessment of medicines selection practices in various public sector hospitals. Intern Journ Pharm and Pharm Sc 2016:8(11);205-208. (Projected Impact Factor = 1.11)
  36. Iqbal MJ, Geer MI. Knowledge, attitude and perception of healthcare providers at internal medicine ward of a tertiary care hospital towards pharmaceutical care. Intern Journ Pharm Sci Res 2017:8(2);831-837. (Scimago SJR Impact Factor = 0.49)
  37. Iqbal MJ, Geer MI, Dar PA. Medicines Management in Hospitals: A supply chain perspective. Sys Rev Pharm 2017:8(1);80-85. (Scimago SJR Impact Factor = 0.14)
  38. Geer MI, Amin S, Akhtar Z. Upsurge of renewed interest in the use of HRT among post-menopausal women in the light of revised global consensus statement. Physicians Academy 2017;11(3):19-24. 
  39. Geer MI. Time to evolve Universal Health Coverage policy framework for the state of Jammu and Kashmir. Physicians Academy 2017; 11(10):101-105.
  40. Iqbal MJ, Geer MI, Dar PA. Evaluation of Medicine Forecasting and Quantification Practices in various public sector hospitals using indicator based assessment tool. Journ Applied Pharm Sc 2017; 7(12):72-76.
  41. Geer MI. Averting Antibiotic Apocalypse in J&K state. Physicians Academy 2017; 11(12): 124-25.
  42. Maqbool M, Gani I, Khan M, Geer MI. Hemovigilance and blood safety - a review. Intern Journ Pharm Biol Arch 2018; 9(3): 122-27.
  43. Maqbool M, Geer MI. Recent promising advances in the development of antimicrobial agents - a review. Journ Drug Deliv Therap 2018; 8(5): 82-86.
  44. Maqbool M, Geer MI. New antimicrobial agents - a review. Intern Journ Pharm Biol Sc 2018; 8(3): 352-59.
  45. Rashid R, Maqbool M, Jan A, Geer MI. Role of adipokines and free fatty acids in insulin resistance - a review. Intern Journ Adv Res Sc Eng 2018;07(04): 2115-23. 
  46. Maqbool M, Gani I, Geer MI. Polycystic ovarian Syndrome - a multifaceted disease. Intern Journ Pharm Sc & Res 2019; 10(3):1072-1079.
  47. Maqbool M, Dar MA, Rasool S, Bhat AU, Geer MI. Drug Safety and Pharmacovigilance: An overview.  Journ Drug Deliv and Therap 2019; 9(2-s): 543-548.
  48. Ganie MA, Sahar T, Rashid A, Wani IA, Nisar S, Sathyapalan T, Ramakrishnan L, Parvez T, Geer MI. Comparative evaluation of biomarkers of inflammation among Indian women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) consuming vegetarian vs. non-vegetarian diet. Frontiers in Endocrinology 2019; 10:699. DOI: 10.3399/fendo.2019.00699.
  49. Maqbool M, Dar MA, Rasool S, Gani I, Geer MI. Universal Health Coverage Policy and Practice. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology 2019;12(8):4045-4051.  
Published following professional articles in leading English Dailies of J&K like Greater Kashmir, Kashmir Times etc.
 
01. PHARMACY CAREERS (Daily Greater Kashmir dt. 01.10.95)
02. DRUGS OF KASHMIRI ORIGIN (GK dt. 17.03.96)
03. HOW DOES A TABLET WORK (GK dt 04.07.96)
04. PATIENT'S RESPONSE TO PRESCRIBED MEDICINES (GK dt 21.01.97)
06. DRUG REGULATORY AFFAIRS (Daily Kashmir Images dt. 15.05.1997)
07. SOME BITTER PILLS FOR DOCTORS (GK dt 11.11. 1997)
08. HOSPITAL PHARMACY IN TWENTY FIRST CENTURY (GK dt. 28.04.98)
09. POOR QUALITY OF DRUGS AND DRUG SERVICES (Kashmir Times dt. 28.01.02
10. MASS RESENTMENT ON QUALITY OF DRUGS (Weekly Prachand dt. 20.04.2002)
11. LIFELINE PROFESSION LIFELESS MOVES (GK dt. 25.03. 2003)
12. DRUGS:QUESTION OF LIFE AND DEATH (GK dt. 03.03.2004)
13. DILREZ – A HEART RENDING TALE (GK dt. 30.06.2004)
14. DRUG PRICES AND THE PATENTS AMENDMENT BILL 2004? (GK dt. 19TH & 20TH Dec., 2004)
15. JAMMU AND KASHMIR - A STATE SANS DRUG POLICY (GK dt. Jan 9th & 10th, 2005)
16. VAT:WHAT’S THE CONTROVERSY ALL ABOUT? (GK dt. Feb., 14th, 2005)
17. GOVT. PHARMCISTS’ AGITATION - ARE THEIR DEMANDS JUSTIFIED? (GK dt. March 3rd, 2005)
18. THIS IS NEITHER FAIR NOR ACCEPTABLE (GK dt. March 30th, 2005)
19. FROM PHYSICIAN TO PHARMACIST - NEED FOR PATIENT COUNSELLING (GK dt. 19th & 20th Sep., 2005)
20. CONTROLLING THE QUALITY OF DRUGS (GK dt. 28th & 29th Sep., 2005)
21. THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING A CONSUMER (GK dt. 29th Oct., 2005)
22. QUAKE PROOF IMPOSSIBLE, BUT QUAKE RESISTANT POSSIBLE (GK dt. 11th &12th Nov., 2005)
23. FREE MEDICINES FOR THE POOR (GK dt. 29th Jan., 2008)
24. NEW NATIONAL PHARMA POLICY (GK dt. 14th Feb., 2008)
25. TIME TO FRAME A DRUG POLICY IN THE J&K STATE (GK dt. 27th Feb., 2008)
26. DRUG CONTROL ADMINISTRATION OF THE STATE (GK )
27. CULTIVATION OF MEDICINAL PLANTS IN J&K – PROSPECTS AND CONSTRAINTS (GK)
28. THE SCOURGE OF SPURIOUS DRUGS – A BIG CHALLENGE TO OUR HEALTHCARE & DRUG CONTROL SYSTEM (GK)
29. CHANGING DYNAMICS IN HIGHER EDUCATION – NEED FOR QUALITY CONTROL (GK dt. November 11th, 2008)
30. NEED TO REVAMP DRUG AND HEALTHCARE DELIVERY SYSTEM IN THE STATE (GK dt. July 27th, 2009)
31. FLAWS IN J&K DRAFT DRUG POLICY (GK dt. Oct. 4th, 2011)
32. CURRICULAR INNOVATIONS IN HIGHER EDUCATION (GK dt. Dec., 30th, 2011)
32. DRUG POLICY OF J&K (RISING KASHMIR dt. January 15th, 2012)
33. PROS AND CONS OF THE STATE DRUG POLICY (GK dt. Feb., 20th, 2012)
34. GENERIC DRUGS SHOULD BE PROMOTED (Daily Rising Kashmir dt. APRIL 11th, 2012).
35. PRESCRIBER-MANUFACTURER NEXUS IS DEEP-ROOTED (Daily RK dt. APRIL 12th, 2012).
36. ARCHAIC LEARNING (WEEKLY KASHMIR LIFE dt. Feb., 19th, 2012)
37. IN THE LAND OF MAYANS (WEEKLY KASHMIR LIFE dt. Nov., 18th, 2012)
38. INSTITUTIONAL MANAGEMENT IN HIGHER EDUCATION (GK dt. Feb., 3rd, 2012)
39. DRUG POLICY IS NOT ANTI-PEOPLE (Daily Rising Kashmir dt. April 2nd, 2013)
40. DRUG POLICY IS PRO-PATIENT (Daily Greater Kashmir dt. April 2nd, 2013)
41. CURBING THE MENACE OF SPURIOUS MEDICINES (Daily Greater Kashmir dt. April 11th, 2013)
42. SPURIOUS DRUG DEBACLE (Weekly Kashmir Life dt. April 29th, 2013)
43. J&K MEDICAL SUPPLIED CORPORATION- ISSUES AT HAND (Daily GK dt. May 22nd, 2013)
44. TOWARDS A DRUG FREE SOCIETY (Daily Rising Kashmir dt. June 25th, 2013)
45. ORIENTATION PROGRAMME ON PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT IN HIGHER EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS (Daily Greater Kashmir dt. July 8th, 2013)
46. FATEFUL NIGHT THAT DROWNED MY CITY (Daily Rising Kashmir dt. September, 21st, 2014)
47. BEST PRACTICES IN PHARMACEUTICAL PROCUREMENT (Daily Greater Kashmir dated )
48. GENERIC DRUG PRESCRIBING IN J&K STATE - BOON OR BANE (Daily Rising Kashmir dt. April 11th, 2015).
49. GENERIC DRUG PRESCRIBING IN J&K STATE - A STEP TOWARDS UNIVERSAL HEALTH COVERAGE (Daily Greater Kashmir dt. April 15th, 2015).
50. QUANTITATIVE ASSESSMENT OF TEACHERS PERFORMANCE -PART  I (Daily Rising Kashmir dt. September 18th, 2015).
51. QUANTITATIVE ASSESSMENT OF TEACHERS PERFORMANCE - PART II (Daily Rising Kashmir dt. September 19th, 2015).
52. THIRD AMENDMENT OF UGC REGULATIONS,2010: REGULATIONS NEED TO BE OVERHAULED-I (Daily Rising Kashmir dt. May 31st, 2016).
53. THIRD AMENDMENT OF UGC REGULATIONS, 2010: REGULATIONS NEED TO BE OVERHAULED-II (Daily Rising Kashmir dt. June 1st, 2016).
54.  TEACHING THE TEACHERS - GENERAL ORIENTATION PROGRAMME FOR NEWLY APPOINTED TEACHERS OF HIGHER EDUCATION SECTOR (Daily Greater Kashmir dt. January 16th 2017)
55.  CURRICULAR INNOVATION IN HIGHER EDUCATION (Weekly Kashmir Pen dated January 19th, 2017)
56.  JKMSCL: WAY FORWARD (Daily Greater Kashmir dt. February 8th, 2017).
57.  TEN STRATEGIC REFORMS REQUIRED IN HIGHER EDUCATION SYSTEM OF OUR STATE (Weekly Kashmir Pen dt. Feb., 9th, 2017).
58.  DRUG ABUSE SCENARIO IN KASHMIR (Weekly Kashmir Pen dated March 2nd, 2017)
59.  GENERICS FOR GREATER AFFORDABILITY OF MEDICINES (Weekly Kashmir Pen dated March 16, 2017).
60.  PHARMACEUTICAL CARE; EMERGING NEW ROLE FOR A CLINICAL PHARMACIST (Daily Greater Kashmir dt. April 4th, 2017)
61.  YOUR PHARMACIST AT YOUR SERVICE: WORLD PHARMACISTS DAY 2017 (Daily Greater Kashmir dated September 26th, 2017)
62. DON'T IGNORE THE FACTS: RESEARCH IN COLLEGES (Daily Greater Kashmir dated March 26, 2018)
63. QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS REGARDING GENERIC DRUG USE (Weekly Kashmir Pen dated April 5, 2018)
64. ACADEMIC ACCOUNTABILITY OF TEACHERS (Daily Greater Kashmir dated April 22nd, 2018)
65. CONSUMERS OF MEDICINES: KNOW YOUR RIGHTS (Daily Rising Kashmir dated June 2nd, 2018)
66. BUILDING PROFESSIONAL CAPACITIES: PROCEEDINGS OF THE REFRESHER COURSE IN SCIENCES (Daily Greater Kashmir dated January 5th, 2020)
67. MEASURES TO BOOST BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH IN J&K (Daily Greater Kashmir dated January 12th, 2020)
68. FOR A BETTER CAMPUS: IMPORTANCE OF TEACHER ASSOCIATIONS IN HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS (Daily Greater Kashmir dated January 20th, 2020)
69. PROFESSIONAL CLINICAL PHARMACY SERVICES (Daily Greater Kashmir dated  January 25th, 2020)
70. MAKING UNIVERSAL HEALTH COVERAGE A REALITY IN J&K (Daily Greater Kashmir dated February 4th, 2020)
71. PATIENTS NEED COUNSELING, INFORMATION AND EDUCATION (Daily Greater Kashmir dated February 20th, 2020)
72. HALF-BAKED REGULATIONS OF UGC - PART I (Daily Greater Kashmir dated March 1st, 2020)
73. HALF-BAKED REGULATIONS OF UGC - PART II (Daily Greater Kashmir dated March 2nd, 2020)
74. COVID-19: CLARION CALL FOR THE GLOBAL LEADERS TO COLLABORATE (Daily Greater Kashmir dated April 4th, 2020)
75. INTEGRATED ACADEMIC RESPONSE TO COVID-19 CRISIS (Daily Greater Kashmir dated April 14th, 2020)
76. EXPLORING THE INTERFACE (Daily Greater Kashmir dated May 16th, 2020)
77. NEW AGE LEADERSHIP (Daily Greater Kashmir dated May 27th, 2020)
 
 E-contents/e-tutorials/online classes and multimedia learning objects produced:
 
a) Produced one multimedia e-content titled, “How does a tablet work?” during a three-week long capacity building programme held at EMMRC, University of Kashmir between April 4-27, 2006
 
b) Produced two multimedia e-learning objects titled, “Cold cream versus Vanishing cream” and “Dispersible tablets and effervescent granules” during a three-week long capacity building programme held at EMMRC, University of Kashmir between April 4-27, 2006
 
c) Recorded a lecture on “Pathophysiology of various diseases: Part-I; Peptic Ulcer” at EMMRC, University of Kashmir for telecast by ETV (education TV channel).
 
d) Recorded a lecture on “Pathophysiology of various diseases: Part-II; Hypertension” at EMMRC, University of Kashmir for telecast by ETV (education TV channel).
 
e) Recorded three lectures on "Mechanism of Drug Action" at EMMRC, University of Kashmir for telecast by ETC (education TV Channel).

f) Recorded a live session each for Doordarshan Kendra Srinagar and Radio Kashmir Srinagar (Good Morning J&K and Radio Counsellor) for wider dissemination of information regarding drug related issues.

f) Uploaded 142 e-tutorials for B. Pharm. and M.Pharm. (Pharmacy Practice) over Kashmir University e-governance portal.

g) Delivered more than 100 lectures online from March 20th to June 15th, 2020 using Google Meet and Zoom Platforms. Uploaded more than 100 tutorials and assignments on Google Classroom for B.Pharm. and M.Pharm. students during COVID-19 related official lockdown.
 
Research Projects Handled/Thesis Written:
 
a) Successfully completed pan-India study on "Baseline evaluation of access to medicines" in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, fully funded and sponsored by the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), New Delhi.
 
b) Worked on M.Pharm. research project entitled, “Cytogenetic evaluation of the essential oil of Cymbopogon citratus using mouse bone-marrow test system” and has established its antimutagenic effects using Micronucleus Test and Chromosome Aberration Test. Wrote a thesis on the topic and submitted to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences Karnataka, Bangalore.
 
c) Completed work on Ph.D. research project entitled, “Prospective Adverse Drug Reaction Monitoring Studies in Kashmiri Patients” in collaboration with SK Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar, J&K. Thesis on the topic submitted to the University of Kashmir in 2009.
 
d) Supervised M.Pharm. research project entitled, "Design, implementation and evaluation of Pharmaceutical Care Service Model in patients of respiratory medicine at a tertiary care hospital".
 
e) Financial assistance to the tune of Rs. 1.8 lacs received from UGC for the research project entitled, “Intensive hospital based adverse drug reaction monitoring studies in Kashmiri Population”.
 
f) Supervised and completed Ph.D. research project entitled, "Design and development of a comprehensive medicines management policy framework for tertiary care hospitals".
 
g) Supervised and completed M.Pharm. research project entitled, "Evaluation of the prescribing patterns of anti-hypertensive drugs in patients of hypertension with associated comorbidities at a tertiary care hospital".
 
h) Supervised and completed M.Pharm. research project entitled, "Drug utilization studies of statins in patients of diabetes mellitus at a tertiary care hospital".
 
i) Supervised and completed M.Pharm. research project entitled, "Knowledge, attitude and prescribing patterns of doctors towards hormone replacement therapy in pre- and post-menopausal women of Kashmir region".
 
j) Supervised and completed M.Pharm. research project entitled, "Evaluation of availability, prices and affordability of essential medicines as per WHO-HAI methodology across ten districts of Kashmir province".
 
k) Supervised and completed M.Pharm. research project entitled, "Evaluation of availability and affordability of essential commodities required for maternal, neonatal, reproductive and child health across ten districts of Kashmir province".
 
l) Supervised and completed M.Pharm. research project entitled, "Evaluation of drug utilization patterns in patients with renal impairment at a tertiary care hospital".
 
m) Supervised and completed M.Pharm. research project entitled, "Evaluation of drug utilization patterns for primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular diseases at a tertiary care hospital".

n) Drug utilization evaluation of antimicrobials in ambulatory care and community households (ongoing; multi-centric project shortlisted by Indian Council of Medical Research, New Delhi for financial assistance).

o) Drug utilization studies among geriatric patients at an internal medicine unit of a tertiary care hospital (ongoing).

p) Evaluation of utilization patterns of antimicrobial drugs among inpatients and outpatients at the department of General Medicine of a Tertiary Care Hospital (ongoing).

q) Drug Utilization Evaluation among Psychiatric out-patients with special reference to Bipolar patients at a Tertiary Care Hospital (ongoing).

r) Drug utilization evaluation and assessment of the quality of pharmaceutical care among pregnant women at outpatient department of a tertiary care hospital (ongoing).

s) Evaluation of utilization patterns of antimicrobial drugs among paediatric patients at inpatient & outpatient departments of a children’s tertiary care hospital (ongoing).
 
Developmental Work Done/Contribution to the Body Corporate of the University of Kashmir:
           
 a)   Drafted guidelines for the formulation of a New Drug Policy for the state of J&K 
       and forwarded same through Vice-Chancellor, University of Kashmir to the Hon’ble 
       Chief Minister and the Minister for Health and Family Welfare, J&K Govt. vide no. F1
       (VC-KU) 05 dated 24.01.2005 for implementation by the state govt.
 
b)    Drafted proposal for the creation of 90 posts of Drug Inspectors at Block Level in
       the state of J&K on behalf of J&K Pharmacy Graduates Association which was
       endorsed by the Controller, Drug and Food Control Organization, J&K and
       subsequently accepted by the Ministry of Health and F.W., J&K Govt. A formal order 
       towards creation of 72 posts of Drug Inspectors and 7 posts of ADCs was issued by
       the J&K Govt. in August, 2007 and the appointments were made by the J&K SSRB in
       2009.
 
c)    In compliance with the directions issued by Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor, K.U., played         
       lead role in association with HOD, Pharm. Sciences in securing J&K Pharmacy 
       Council approval to the B.Pharm. degree course offered by the Dept. of Pharm. 
       Sciences, K.U.
 
d)     Played lead role  in association with HOD, Pharm. Sciences, in devising 10+2+4
       scheme for B.Pharm. degree course that has commenced from the academic 
       session 2006.
 
e)     Played key role  in association with HOD, Pharm. Sciences, in devising syllabus,
       scheme and structure for starting M.Pharm. degree course proposed in five major
       disciplines of Pharmaceutical Sciences, introduced from the academic session 2009.
         
f)      Played key role in drafting separate statutes for undergoing doctorate in various
       specializations of Pharmaceutical Sciences in the University of Kashmir.
 
g)     Played key role in preparing documents required for securing AICTE approval to the
       B.Pharm. course offered by the Dept. of Pharm. Sciences, K.U.
 
h)     Played key role in preparing documents required for the grant of approval to the
       B.Pharm.degree course by the Pharmacy Council of India under section 14 of the
       Pharmacy Act of 1948.

i)     Framed detailed proposal for the constitution of a separate Faculty of 
       Pharmaceutical Sciences in the University of Kashmir.
 
j)      Framed proposal for the expansion of teaching and non-teaching staff of the
       Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences in accordance with AICTE guidelines.
 
k)    In association with HOD, Pharm. Sciences, KU, drafted proposal for the financial
       assistance under UGC innovative programmes scheme for starting Masters degree
       programme in five different specializations of Pharmaceutical Sciences. Proposal 
       was subsequently accepted by UGC and grants to the tune of Rs. 80 lakh were 
       awarded to the department.
 
l)      Revised Draft Biotechnology Policy for the state of J&K sent by the Dept of 
       Science and Technology, J&K Govt.
 
m)    Revised Draft Drug Policy of J&K govt. and presented pointwise suggestions on
         the govt. draft besides including suggestions on gross deficiencies in the govt.draft.
 
n)      Presented a detailed proposal on "Strategic Reforms Required In Our
          University  Education System – Need For A Paradigm Shift", to Vice-
          Chancellor, Registrar, Dean Academics, University of Kashmir to bring about some 
          positive change in terms of innovation, diversification, augmentation, integration,
          extension, accreditation, modernization, harmonization, orientation and 
          consolidation of our education system.
 
o)     Served as Editor for the Progress Report and Newsletter of the UGC-
         Academic Staff College, University of Kashmir. Also prepared and delivered a
         powerpoint presentation before the NAAC PEER TEAM for the assessment
         and extension of approval of the ASC on February 15th, 2012.
 
p)    Served as Editor of the Newsletter Volume 2 (2012-2013) published by UGC- 
        Academic Staff College, University of Kashmir.

q)    Served as Member, Editorial Board for Kashmir University's Profile of       
        Institutional Effectiveness compiled on the occasion of NAAC Peer Team visit of May 
        3-5, 2019. 
 
Research Papers Peer-Reviewed for Journal Publication:
  • Reviewed a Research Paper entitled, "Curricula Reform in Pharmacy Education: The Metamorphosis of an Undergraduate Pharmacy Student to a Fit-for-Purpose Practitioner.". Published by (AJPE) American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy {ISSN: 0002-9459}
  • Reviewed a Research Paper entitled, "Current Pharmacy Curriculum in India and Need for an Update:- Eye on Pharmacovigilance and Medical Writing". Published by (AJPE) American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy {ISSN: 0002-9459}
  • Reviewed a Research Paper entitled, "The effect of ezetimibe monotheraphy on mean platelet volume in patients with hyperlipidemia". Published by (JPMA) Pakistan Medical Association {ISSN: 0030-9982}
  • Reviewed a Research Paper entitled, "Phenytoin induced encephalopathy in a child". Published by (IJP) Indian Pharmacological Society {ISSN: 0253-7613}
  • Reviewed following six Research Papers for American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education published by American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy {ISSN: 0002-9459}
  • Evaluation of students' perceptions towards an innovative teaching-learning method during Pharmacology revision classes : Autobiography of Drugs
  • An eight year retrospective study in "flipped" pharmacokinetics courses
  • Standardization of Educational Plan and Design of Objective Structured Field Examination (OSFE) for the Assessment of PharmD Student's Community Pharmacy Clerkship Skills
  • Training pharmacy students in evidence-based practice using the DIC training module
  • Student Learning of Literature Evaluation Skills Using Journal Club During Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences
  • Silver Scripts: An Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience 
  • Reviewed a paper for the Indian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology
  • Reviewed a paper for the African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology
  • Reviewed a paper for the American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education
  • Reviewed a paper for the Journal of Basic and Clinical Pharmacy
  • Reviewed a paper for the Drug Safety journal published by Adis International
  • Reviewed second paper for the Drug Safety journal published by Adis International
Financial Grants Secured:

          1)         Amount:        5.88 lacs

                       Funding Source: Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi

                       Purpose:    To conduct pan-India study on "Baseline Evaluation of 

                                          Access to Medicines across nine Indian states" in the state

                                          of Jammu and Kashmir.

 

            2)        Amount:         1.80 lacs

                        Funding Source: University Grants Commission, India

                        Purpose:         Minor Research Project

 

            3)         Amount:         1.20 lacs

                        Funding Source: University of Kashmir

                        Purpose:      To attend third International Conference for Improving 

                                             Use of Medicines, held at Antalya, Turkey between 

                                            November 14-18, 2011 and presented an accepted paper.

            4)         Amount:         1.65 lacs

                        Funding Source: WHO-SEARO

                        Purpose:  To attend second Asia Pacific Conference on National 

                                         Medicines Policies, held at Sydney, Australia between May 

                                          26-29, 2012 and presented an accepted paper.

            5)         Amount:         1.95 lacs

                        Funding Agency:International Society of Pharmacovigilance-
                        ISOP
                        Purpose:     To attend 12th annual conference of the 
                                            International Society of Pharmacovigilance (ISOP)
                                             to be held at Cancun, Mexico during October 30th to 
                                             November 2nd, 2012 and present two papers there.
             6)        Amount:        Rs. 30000
                     Funding Source:   University of Kashmir, Srinagar
                         Purpose:      To attend 16th annual conference of the International                                                   Society of Pharmacovigilance (ISoP) held at Agraduring 
                                              October 16-19, 2016 and present a paper during its oral 
                                              session on Communication and Management of Risks                                                   of Medicine Use.

        TOTAL GRANTS SECURED: 12.80 LACS
Editorial Responsibilities Undertaken: 
Edited 24 issues of monthly newsletter of the Network for Rational Use of Medicines (NetRUM), India during 2009-2011.

Edited Report on the Proceedings of 2nd J&K Medical Science Congress (JKMSC) and 1st MPPCOS Society Conference held at SKICC, Srinagar from May 10-13, 2017 and organized by SKIMS, Srinagar.
Edited Progress Reports of the UGC-Human Resource Development Centre, University of Kashmir for the years, 1988-2011; 2012-2013; 2014-2018 and Newsletters for the year 2011-2012; 2012-2013, 2016-2017 and 2019-2020.

Served as Member, Editorial Board for Kashmir University's Profile of      Institutional Effectiveness compiled on the occasion of NAAC Peer Team visit of May 3-5, 2019.

Edited Newsletter-cum-Progress Report of the UGC-Human Resource Development Centre of the University of Kashmir for the year 2019-2020.
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