Dr. (Mrs) Kusum Devi

  • Dr. (Mrs) Kusum Devi is Professor & HOD, Department of Pharmaceutics in Al-Ameen College of Pharmacy.

    Her Educational Qualifications is Ph.D. - Bangalore University, India in the year 2000,
    M.Pharm. - First Class First Rank - Bangalore University, India in the year 1985.,
    B. Pharm. - First Class First Rank - Bangalore University, India in the year 1983.

    Recognitions received:

    • Indian Pharmaceutical Association Gold Medal from Bangalore University in 1983.

    • Indian Drug Manufacturers Association (IDMA), Shri G.P. NAIR Award of 1983.

    • Karnataka (India) State Award of 1983.

    • Vasavi Union Gold Medals of 1983 & 1985

    • "Women of Excellence" award conferred by AVOPA in March 2011.

    Research Grants:

    • Principal Investigator for a project sanctioned financial assistance of Rs.40.00 lakhs by Vision Group on Science and Technology, DST, KFIST in the year 2010-2011.

    • Scientist Mentor for a project sanctioned Rs. 21,10,000 by DST, Dec 2011.

    • Awarded a grant of Rs.16.00 lacs by AICTE, 2010, under RPS.

    • Scientist Mentor for a project sanctioned Rs.7.20 lakhs by DSTechnology, Feb. 2007.

    • Research Grant of Euros 2,485 from Ms.INDENA S.P.A , Milano, Italy, August 2005.

    • Sanctioned a grant of Rs.8.70 lakhs in 2003 from AICTE, R & D.

    • Sanctioned a grant of Rs. 4.00 lakhs from AICTE, under Innovation Promotion Scheme.

    • Scientist Mentor for a project sanctioned Rs. 2.36 lakhs by CSIR, Mar. 2012.

    • Awarded a financial grant of Rs.1.00 lakh from Delhi Pharmaceutical Trust for a collaborative project during the period 2010-2011.

    • Sanctioned a grant of Rs.50,000/- in May 2004 by the AICTE.

    • Sanctioned a grant of Rs.75,000/- in August, 2011 by IPA, Mumbai.

    • Sanctioned a grant of Rs.42,000/-in 2010 from RGUHS, Bangalore for research activity.

    Professional Credits:

    • Consultant - Subject Expert for a Canadian Pharma multinational Abbott Laboratories Limited with respect to their Patent Infringement matters.

    • Treasurer, APTI Central Body.

    • Recognized by the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences as Guide for technical supervision of Masters and Ph.D., research projects in pharmacy under the university.

    • Guest faculty Strides Arco Labs, Bangalore. A research and manufacturing Pharmaceutical Corporation engaged in the formulation of all sterile and non-sterile dosage forms.

    • Resource person for Medical Education Research Centre - Pharmacy Division.

    • Appointed as Coordinator, Academic Staff College an initiative of Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India (APTI) directed towards improving technical capabilities of Pharmacy teachers.

    • Member, Board of Studies in Pharmacy (PG), & Ph.D. Registration Committee Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences.

    • As Chairman of steering committee, organized the NBA Accreditation process in which our college got accredited for 5 years.

    • Contributed as technical expert for curriculum development of Graduate, Post graduate pharmacy courses in Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, as well as for teachers training programs for pharmacy education.

    Research:Post graduate research projects: 36, Doctoral research projects: 07, Industrial projects: 10, Patent: 01, Paper publications: 55, Paper presentations: 43, Books authored: 03, Guest lecturers : 25, Best Paper Awards : 05, Workshops and Seminars organised : 10

    Industrial:Served as a Management Executive from 25.7.1985 to 21.7.1989 in Astra IDL Ltd., Bangalore, a Swedish Multinational Pharmaceutical Company in the department of Formulation and Development.