Associate Professor

Dr.A.K Sunithapriya

Education : MBBS,MD
Teaching Experience : 6 Years
Email Address : sunithapriya@mbdc.edu.in

Teaching Subjects

Physiology

Areas of Clinical Interest

Autonomic function Tests

MRI Imaging based Pancreas volume assessment in Patients with Type-2 DM

Institutional Responsibilities

Teaching Physiology for BDS students

Department In charge

IQAC Convenor

Memberships in professional organizations

Member in Association of Physiologist and Pharmacologist of India

Member in Association of Physiologist of Tamil Nadu

ORCID ID

0000-0003-3756-4451

Publications 

1) Ko J, Kimita W, Skudder-Hill L, Li X, Priya S, Bharmal SH, Cho J, Petrov MS. Dietary carbohydrate intake and insulin traits in individuals after acute pancreatitis: Effect modification by intra-pancreatic fat deposition. Pancreatology. 2021 Mar;21(2):353-362.

2) Stuart CEA, Singh RG, Alarcon Ramos GC, Priya S, Ko J, DeSouza SV, Cho J, Petrov MS. Relationship of pancreas volume to tobacco smoking and alcohol consumption following pancreatitis. Pancreatology. 2020 Jan;20(1):60-67.

3) DeSouza SV, Priya S, Cho J. Pancreas shrinkage following recurrent acute pancreatitis: an MRI study. Eur Radiol. 2019 Jul;29(7):3746-3756

 4) Priya AS, Babu R, Panchu P, Bahuleyan B An Analysis into Metacognition and Family History of Diabetes Mellitus among First Year Medical Students J Clin Diagn Res. 2017 Jul;11(7):CC05-CC07

 5) Priya SAK, Panchu P, Babu R, Bahuleyan B. The effect of waist hip ratio on the various stress types in I year Indian medical students. Int J Res Med Sci 2017; 5:2723-7.

 6) Dr. Sunitha Priya A.K. “To analyse the impact of family history of diabetes on subjective sleep quality in I year medical students. International Journal of Current Research. 2017, 9, (12), 62449-62452.

7) Rose Babu, Sunitha priya AK. A cross sectional study to analyze the association between anthropometric measurements and academic performance among I year Indianmedical students. Int J Health Sci Res. 2017; 7(9):62-67

Presentations

 

 

SI.No

 

 

Title of the Presentation

 

 

Name of the Organizing Agency

 

 

Regional/National/International

1

 “A Comparison of Insulin Response to the Oral Glucose Tolerance Test in Indian Males with High and Normal Body Fat.”

APPICON 2013

National

2

“Association of OGTT Derived Insulin Sensitivity with Body Composition Parameters in Indian Men.”

ASSOPICON

2014

National

3

.Invited Lecture on, “Pancreatic Volume Using MRI in Diabetes” for CME conducted in the Department of Physiology, SRMC on 16th March 2019.

SRMC

2019

REGIONAL

4

’Muscle Quality and not muscle quantity is an important determinant of Insulin sensitivity in young Indian Men’

ICDM 2019

International

Completed Research Projects

SI.No

Title of the Project

 

Role Performed (principal/co-investigator)

 

Date of Completion

1

To Compare Beta- Cell Function And Insulin Sensitivity In Normal And Overweight Indian Males 

 

 

PI

March 2014

2

Pancreatic Volume assessment in Post-pancreatitis patients with new onset of Diabetes.

CO-PI

March 2021

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