::Departments : Pre - Clinical : Physiology
For physiology is indeed an explanation of life. What other subject matter is more fascinating, more exciting, more beautiful than the subject of life?

The department of Physiology was established in the year 2008, following the upgradation of the Dharmapuri District Headquarters hospital into Government Dharmapuri Medical College Hospital. The department was started with class of art equipments and models for teaching medical students and for carrying research activities, thus fulfilling the requirements of Medical Council of India.

The department houses advanced and fully computerized equipments for demonstrating both the fundamentals and advanced concepts of human physiology.


  • Conducted a CME on “ Thyroid gland” in the year 2012 in coordination with the departments of Anatomy and Physiology.

  • Seminars and group discussions for students  periodically.

  • Students are  constantly encouraged with awards for their performance in academics.

  • Journal clubs are conducted quarterly and the students are updated with the recent advances.

  • Animal experiments are demonstrated as and when required for the better understanding of the concepts of physiology.

  • Students are trained and encouraged to participate in state level Physiology academic programmes.

  • Our students participated in South India level Physiology Quiz Programme organized by Sri Ramachandra Medical  College, Chennai.

  • Our faculties are regularly attending various CME programmes conducted at various institutions across the state.

  • Our student Ms. C. Uthra Of 2010-2011 batch, secured UNIVERSITY SECOND RANK in physiology university examination conducted by the The Tamilnadu Dr MGR Medical University.

       Student's Laboratory - students performing practicals


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