Dr.(Ms) K. Vidya dharshini

Lecturer (Probationary)

BSMS[Jaffna], MD(S)(TN)[India], D.Ac[ Open International University, Sri Lanka]

E-mail -: vidyarabi@yahoo.com

Academic RecordAdmin RolesExperiencesActivityTeachingPublicationAwards
  • MD(S).(Doctor of Medicine-Siddha),Department of Noi Naadal (Pathology),Government Siddha Medical College, Palayamkottai,Tirunelveli(627002), Tamilnadu, India.(Dr.MGR Medical University, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India)
  • BSMS (Bachelor of Siddha Medicine and Surgery), University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka
  • D. Ac (Diploma in Acupuncture),Medicina Alternativa Institute,Affiliated to the Open International University,Sri Lanka
  • Student counselor at the Unit of Siddha Medicine, Trincomalee Campus, Eastern University, Sri Lanka, July 2014 to August 2015
  • Coordinator for 1st and 2nd BSMS batches, at the Unit of Siddha Medicine, Trincomalee Campus, Eastern University, Sri Lanka, July 2014
  • Life member of Sri Lanka Association for Laboratory Animal Science (SLALAS), since 2019.
  • Member of Science & Technology Management Information System (STMIS) maintained by the National Science Foundation (NSF) – NSF/STMIS/10/7559, since 2016.
  • Member of Sri Lankan Society for Microbiology (membership No. 174), since 2015.
  • Life member of Jaffna Science Association Section- C, Jaffna, Sri Lanka, since 2015.
  • Lecturer (Probationary) in Unit of Siddha Medicine, Trincomalee Campus, EUSL (March 2013 – to date)
  • Intern Medical Officer, Department of Ayurveda (June 2011 – June 2012)
  • Workshop on Empowering Scientists for Career Success, organized by the Sri Lanka National Chapter of Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (SLNC-OWSD) in collaboration with COACH, Hilton Colombo Residences, Sri Lanka, March 2019.
  • Certificate Course on Research Proposal Development, organized by National Centre for Advanced Studies (Established under the Universities Act No 16 of 1978), Sri Lanka, February 2019
  • Workshop on Self Evaluation Report Writers of Program Reviews, organized by University Grants Commission, Sri Lanka, January 2019.
  • Workshop on Applications of Cell Culture, organized by the Sri Lanka Association for Laboratory science in collaboration with Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, January 2019.
  • 21st Workshop on Research Methodology and Biostatistics, organized by the Department of Siddha, The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai, India, April 2016
  • National seminar on Research Methodology and Public Health Initiative Through Siddha System of Medicine, organized by Siddha Regional Research Institute, Thiruvanthapuram, Kerala, India April 2018
  • Ministry of AYUSH supported training programme on Characterization Techniques in Standardization of Ayurveda & Siddha Herbo-Metallic Preparations, organized by Centre For Advanced Research In Indian System of Medicine (CARISM), SASTRA University, India, March 2016
  • 2nd National Workshop on Scientific Data Handling, Analysis and Interpretation, organized by Postgraduate Institute of Science (PGIS), University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, June 2015
  • Certificate course on Introduction to SPSS for Statistical Analysis, organized by the National Centre for Advanced Studies (Established under the Universities Act No 16 of 1978), Sri Lanka, September – October 2013
  • Workshop on Extraction, Screening and Bioassays for the Analysis of Microbial and Plant Products, organized by the Sri Lankan Society for Microbiology and Institute of Fundamental Studies (IFS), University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka,December 2013
  • Noi Naadal (Siddha pathology)
  • Pathology
  • Obstetrics
Abstract presented at International Conferences
  • Vidya dharshini. K, Victoria. S and Krishnaveni. M. Protocol to standardization of Neikuri (oil drop test of urine) – A Siddha diagnostic and prognostic method. World Congress of Ayurveda (WCABHU – 2019), Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India, March 2019.
  • Vidya dharshini. K, Mangalambigai. V, Krishnaveni. M, Muthurathinam. S, Saravanan. R and Meenakumari. S. Study of Aavarai kudineer towards standardization – A Siddha herbal formulation according to Theraiyar kudineer. International AYUSH Conclave, Kerala, India, February 2019.
  • Vidya dharshini. K and Neelavathy. R. Comparative study of locations of Nadi with Anatomical landmarks – A review. 1st International Conference and Exhibition on Siddha Medicine,University of Jaffna, Jaffna, Sri Lanka, February 2018.
  • Vidya dharshini. K and Bamini. R. T. S. Survey on medicinal plants – in Nilavelli grama officer division, Trincomalee District, Sri Lanka. 7th World Ayurveda Congress, Kolkata, India, December 2016.
  • Vidya dharshini. K. Ethnobotanical survey of Argyriea pomacea Choisy.(Maan paanjan) – A medicinal plant, commonly using at Eastern Province, Sri Lanka. International Seminar on Global Ayurveda Festival 2016, Kohzikode, Kerala, India, February 2016.
  • Vidya dharshini. K, Dharshikah. S, Gunadasa. H.L.T.N and Mohanalohini. N. Survey on commonly using medicinal plants in Muthunagar grama niladhari division, Trincomalee District, Sri Lanka. 2nd International Conference on Agriculture and Forestry, Galadari Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka, June 2015.
  • Vidya dharshini. K and Sounthararajan. K. Diagnosis and prognosis of a disease using Neerkuri & Neikuri urinary examination method in Siddha Medicine – A literature Study. 2nd International Conference on Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha and Traditional Medicine, Institute of Indigenous Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, December 2014.
Research Publication
  • Vidya dharshini. K, Victoria. S and Krishnaveni. M. Standardization of Neikuri (oil drop test of urine) – A Siddha diagnostic method. International Journal of Ayurveda and Pharma research 6(9), 2018, 24 -30.
  • Vidya dharshini. K, Mangalambigai. V, Krishnaveni. M, Muthurathinam. S,Saravanan. R and Meenakumari. S. Pharmacological characterization of Aavarai kudineer – A poly herbal preparation. Journal of Medicinal Plants Studies 5(6), 2017,1 -5.
  • Vidya dharshini. K and Sivarangini. S. Medicinal uses and Pharmacological activity of Mothirakanni (Hugonia mystax Linn) – A review. Siddha Papers 2 (4), (World Siddha day special issue), 2015.
  • Vidya dharshini. K, Dharshikah. S, Gunadasa. H.L.T.N and Mohanalohini. N. Survey on commonly using medicinal plants in Muthunagar grama niladhari division, Trincomalee District, Sri Lanka. Proceeding of the 2nd International Conference on Agriculture and Forestry, 1, 2015,1 -12 ‘DOI: 10.17501/icoaf2015-1101’.
Publications
  • Milirum Siddhamaruthuvam. Medarata Asiri, ISSN 2279-1795. Quarterly magazine of Department of Ayurveda, Central Province Vol 7(1), 2015.
  • Karpinikalil Kerparatchaniyin Payanpaadu. Medarata Asiri, ISSN 2279-1795. Quarterly magazine of Department of Ayurveda, Central Province Vol 7(2&3), 2015.
  • AYUSH Scholarship awarded by Government of India for MD (Siddha) for the session 2015/2016
  • University prize (University of Jaffna) for the best performance in the 4th BSMS examination in 2008.
  • Siddha Medical Student Union award for Oudathapakavithi (Pharmacy) in the 2nd BSMS examination in 2006.