Karthikeyan Ramalingam (HoD)

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Senior Lecturer and HoD
Department of Physiotherapy

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QUALIFICATIONS

Graduate Physiotherapy Honors
PG Cert in Teaching & Learning in Higher Education
Doctor of Medicine (Acupuncture)
Master in Physiotherapy (Paediatric Neurology)
Diploma in Yoga and Massage therapy
Diploma in Naturopathy (Natural Medicine)
Bachelor of Physiotherapy

TEACHING
PY310: Introduction to Research
PY313: Physiotherapy Ethics
PY402: Electrotherapeutic Agents
PY404: Research Methods and Biostatistics
PY408: Research Project
PY216: Paediatrics and Womens Health

EXPERIENCE
2011 - 2013: HoD and Senior Lecturer at DWU, Madang Province, PNG
2009 - 2010: Lecturer, HoD – Physiotherapy, Divine Word University, PNG
2007 - 2009: Lecturer, A/HoD – Physiotherapy, Divine Word University, PNG
2004 - 2007: Senior Clinical Physiotherapist cum Assistant Professor Dr M.G.R University (Moogambigai College of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Centre), Tamilnadu, Chennai, India.
2001 - 2002: Senior Physiotherapist, S.K.M Hospital, Selaiyur, Chennai, Tamilnadu,India.
2001 - 2002: Junior Physiotherapist, S.K.M Hospital, Selaiyur, Chennai, Tamilnadu,India.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
•    Health Professions Council, United Kingdom (Registered Physiotherapist to practice in United Kingdom) - PH 72748
•    Indian Association of Physiotherapists (Life Membership), India - L 13076
•    Registered as Physiotherapist with PNG Medical Board
•    Member of PNG Physiotherapy Association
•    Member of International Council of Physiotherapy in Psychiatry and Mental Health
•    Member of International Society of Electrophysical agents

RESEARCH INTERESTS
•    Paediatrics
•    Musculoskeletal
•    Electophysical agents
•    Education

AWARDS
•    Best Departmental Exhibit Award - OpenDay 2008
•    Momentum for the facilitation of Stroke Panel discussion at the 44th Annual Indian Association of Physiotherapy conference - India, Jan 2010

CONFERENCES/SYMPOSIUM PRESENTATION

Kathikeyan., P. Ramalingam & Karthikeyan, P. (2011). A special report on “Educating to combat disability: A Profile of Physiotherapy training in Papua New Guinea”, Presented in 16th World Physical Therapy congress 2011, The Netherlands, June 2011

Karthikeyan., P. Ramalingam., Kathikeyan, P.,Lieshout.,V.J., Aikiro., C.,,Wohemani,.R., and Girey,.M. (2010). “Effects of exercise intervention on work-related musculoskeletal discomforts among computer users: a single-group experimental study” presented in 44th Annual Indian Association of Physiotherapy conference – India, Jan 2010

Kathikeyan,.P, Ramalingam & Karthikeyan.,P. (2010). “Electrotherapy: Evidence based Physiotherapeutic modalities in rehabilitation science” presented in Science and Technology conference, August 2010

Kathikeyan.,P. Ramalingam & Karthikeyan.,P. (2010). “Holistic approach of Physiotherapy in life style diseases”, presented in 46th Annual Medical symposium – Wewak, DWU campus, August 2010

Priya, K & Karthikeyan, P. Ramalingam. (2012). “A grass root experience of teaching and learning: Implications of Community Based Rehabilitation through Physiotherapy Education” presented in 1st CBR World Congress, Agra, India Nov 2012

Priya, K & Karthikeyan, P. Ramalingam. (2013). “Use of Electrophysical agents by physiotherapists in Papua New Guinea: A developing country context” presented in Australian Physiotherapy Association conference, New Moves, Oct 2013

Priya, K & Karthikeyan, P. Ramalingam. (2013). “Clinical Supervision skills: an important key for expert and novice physiotherapists in learning process” presented in Australian Physiotherapy Association conference, New Moves, Oct 2013

Priya, K & Karthikeyan, P. Ramalingam. (2015). “Physiotherapists' Perception on the use of Electrophysical Agents: A developing country survey” presented in 17th World Physiotherapy Congress, Singapore, May 2015

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Karthikeyan, P., & Ramalingam, K. P. (2012). Meningitis: is a major cause of disability amongst Papua New Guinea children?. Disability and Rehabilitation, 34(18), 1585-1588.

Karthikeyan P. Ramalingam.,  Karthikeyan, P., Lieshout, V.J., Akiro, C., Wohemani, R. & Girey,M. (2010) Effects of exercise intervention on work-related musculoskeletal discomforts among computer users. Contemporary PNG Studies: DWU Research Journal Volume 13, November 2010

Ramalingam K. Karthikeyan P. Akiro C. (2011) Educating to combat disability: a profile of physiotherapy training in Papua New guinea Physiotherapy Volume 97 Supplement S1, eS1577