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Faculty of Medical Sciences

Dr. Ambadasu Bharatha

Dr. Ambadasu Bharatha

Lecturer in Pharmacology

Preclinical and Health Sciences


Dr. Ambadasu Bharatha is a Pharmacologist who joined the Faculty of Medical Sciences UWI Cave Hill Campus as a lecturer in Pharmacology in 2017. He completed MSc in Medical Pharmacology (Faculty of Modern Medicine) from Kamineni Institute of Medical Sciences, affiliated with Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences (India), in 2008. Upon completion, he joined as a lecturer in the Department of Pharmacology, BLDEU's Shri BM Patil Medical College, Vijaypur (India). In 2015, he was awarded a PhD in Medical Pharmacology from Dr. DY Patil University, Pune (India).

Dr. Bharatha has published research articles in international peer-reviewed journals and delivered presentations at international conferences. His areas of interest are experimental pharmacology, obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular pharmacology.


  • PhD Medical Pharmacology (Faculty of Medicine)
  • MSc Medical Pharmacology (Faculty of Modern Medicine)

Research Areas

Areas of interest are experimental pharmacology, obesity, diabetes, Medical Education, and cardiovascular pharmacology.


Teaching Areas

Pharmacology, Chemotherapy, and Experimental Pharmacology for the following courses:

  • The Cardiovascular system II
  • Neuroscience II · The Digestive System
  • Endocrine system
  • Reproductive system
  • Fundamentals of disease and treatment
  • Respiratory system · Cell Biology
  • Biological principles of prevention and treatment
  • Structure and Function 1: Cells & Tissues


1. Bharatha A, Krishnamurthy K, Cohall D, Rahman S, Forde CA, Corbin-Harte R, Ojeh N, Kabir R, Parsa AD, Rabbi AMF, Majumder MAA. Personal protective equipment (PPE) related adverse skin reactions among healthcare workers at the main COVID-19 isolation center in Barbados. Front Public Health. 2022 Oct 11;10:978590. doi:10.3389/fpubh.2022.978590. PMID: 36304246; PMCID: PMC9592812. (Impact factor: 6.461)

2. Sarkar S, Sa B, Singh K, Gaur U, Bharatha A, Victor V, Rahman S, Majumder MA. Psychophysiological effects of yoga on stress management among medical and allied health professional students during COVID-19 pandemic: A narrative review. Advances in Human Biology. 2021 Oct 1;11(4):3.

3. Hanchinal SS, Shivanal AB, Kamni S, Sheelwanth S, Sangishetti VP, Bharatha A. Efficacy of a Pocket Pulse Oximeter and a Digital Pulse Oximeter as Screening Tools for Type 2 Diabetes Patients with Asymptomatic Lower Extremity Arterial Disease. Maedica (Bucur). 2021 Sep;16(3):362-367. doi: 10.26574/maedica.2021.16.3.362. PMID: 34925588; PMCID: PMC8643572.

4. Bagoji I, Hadimani GA, Bharatha A. Authors' reply: Feedback to the Commentary on "Anatomical Variations of the Suprascapular Notch and its Importance in Suprascapular Entrapment Neuropathy". Maedica (Bucur). 2021 Sep;16(3):542-543. doi: 10.26574/maedica.2020.16.3.542. PMID: 34925617; PMCID: PMC8643555.

5. Bharatha A, Kandamaran L, Krishnamurthy K. Commentary: "Fungal Infections of Oral Cavity: Diagnosis, Management, and Association with COVID-19". SN Compr Clin Med. 2021 Jul 10:1-2. doi: 10.1007/s42399-021-01017-9. PMID: 34278228; PMCID: PMC8272443.

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  • Editor in chief: International Journal of Clinical and Biomedical Research (IJCBR).
  • Editorial Board Member of International Journal of Education and research in Health Sciences.
  • Reviewer for peer-reviewed journals: SAGE Open Medicine, Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research (JCDR), International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (IJPPS), International Journal of Medical Research and Health Sciences (IJMRHS) and Indian Journal of Mednodent and Allied Sciences.


Experimental Pharmacology, Antiobesity effect, Diabetes, Hepatoprotective effect, Prescription patterns, Skin disorders, and Active and engaging Learning strategy.

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