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Professor Suresh Mohankumar

Professor Suresh Mohankumar

Associate Professor (Enhanced Teaching), Pharmacy
Office (MPharm) - 255
First Floor
Grove Building
Singleton Campus
Available For Postgraduate Supervision


Dr. Mohankumar is a pharmaceutical sciences academician and research scientist specialised in metabolic pharmacology. His extensive education and experience for more than 18 years with various models of pharmacy education, research and administration from countries like, Australia, Canada, India, Malaysia and United Kingdom positively supports his passion towards promoting and advancing pharmaceutical sciences education and research. He is a Fellow of Higher Education Academy, United Kingdom. Recently, he received the Charted Management Institute, UK Level 5 Certificate in Management & Leadership. He has authored several full-length peer reviewed research articles, editorial, book chapters and conference abstracts in the fields of pharmacology and pharmaceutical sciences. He has received an award “Top New Investigator” from International Society for the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids, Canada for his research contributions to “dietary fatty acid and glucose transport”. He was consistently constructive on acquiring both national and international grants, establishing collaborations, developing infrastructure and enthusing research environment for peers and research scholars. The following are his professional aspirations,

  • Excel forward in next-gen patient-centric precision pharmacy education and practice.
  • Actively research in the fields of metabolic and vascular pharmacology and develop a research program for target-based molecules that combat metabolic and vascular diseases.
  • Devise strategies and lead the transformation of pharmacy profession to benefit people’s healthcare and well-being.

Areas Of Expertise

  • • Health Sciences Education
  • • Outcome-based Program Design & Delivery
  • • Metabolic Physiology & Pharmacology
  • • Molecular Endocrinology
  • • Phyto-Pharmaceutical Product Development
  • • Institution-Industry Collaboration
  • • Pharmaceutical Sciences Program Administ

Career Highlights

Teaching Interests
  • Teach pharmacy and pharmacology and other related interdisciplinary courses
  • Identify, develop and practice innovative teaching strategies, methods and curriculum
  • Supervise graduate students to conduct value-added research as a part of their curriculum.


Research Award Highlights Collaborations