Prof. Dr. P.SURESH
Principal and Associate Director

Prof.Dr. P.SURESH Principal and Associate Director, School of Pharmacy, GNITC, Hyderabad has obtained his B.Pharm from Berhampur University (1984), M.Pharm from BITS Pilani Rajasthan (1990), Ph.D from Jadavpur University, West Bengal (1997) and LL.B from Berhampur University Odisha (2001).

Dr.Suresh was the National President of Indian Hospital Pharmacists' Association for two terms. He is the Academic Registrar of IHPA for K.KAcharjee Memorial National Award.

Dr.Suresh was elected as the Fellow of Institution of Chemists (India) Calcutta (1996), Fellow of Indian Society of Ethno Botanists, Lucknow (2005), Fellow & Honorary Advisor of MSPI New Delhi (1998), Fellow of Academy of Sciences for Animal Welfare, New Delhi (2011). He was also declared as the Chartered Chemist of Institution of Chemists, India (1999).

In recognition of his outstanding professional services, Dr.Suresh was conferred with the Fellow award of The Indian Pharmaceutical Association Mumbai (2006), and the Fellow award of The Indian Pharmacy Graduates Association New Delhi (2012).

Dr.Suresh has nearly 30 years of experience including more than 20 years of administrative experience as Principal/Dean. Earlier, Dr.Suresh has served as the founder Dean and Principal at GITAM Institute of Pharmacy, GITAM University (Deemed University), Visakhapatnam. Dr.Suresh has also served as the founder Dean and Principal at Amrita University, Ernakulam, Kerala. Dr.Suresh has also served as, Principal at College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Mohuda Berhampur, Orissa, Principal at Bapatla College of Pharmacy, Bapatla, Andhra Pradesh and as Principal at Institute of Pharmacy & Technology Salipur, Dist.Cuttack, Odisha.

Dr.Suresh is the recipient of the prestigious IHPA National Merit award (2015), Dr.Radhanath Rath Memorial Educationist award (2014), ISTE Odisha section Best Teacher award (2014), IIEM Best Principal Award (2011), ISTE Best Teacher Award for Orissa for the year (2002), Silver Jubilee Outstanding Alumni Award CPS, Mohuda, Berhampur, Orissa, (2006), Outstanding Young Person Award (1993) BLJC-STATE LEVEL ORISSA, Outstanding Young Person Award (1993) Jaycees Regional level Visakhapatnam, Outstanding personality of Orissa - PCI Golden jubilee celebrations, (1999),MSPI Outstanding Personality Award (1998),Special recognition award of IPA West Bengal Branch (1985),Outstanding Professional Service Award Technical Officers Association, Drugs Control, West Bengal Branch (1985). Dr.Suresh is also the recipient of IDMA Best Research Paper Award (2011), Best Research Paper Award Indian Pharmacological Society, Orissa Branch (1994), Best Research paper award Oral presentation Pharm. Education at the 46th IPC Chandigarh (1994), Best Research paper award poster presentation at Hospital Pharm.-58th IPC, Mumbai, (2006)

Dr.Suresh has contributed around 110 research papers in National / International journals/conferences apart from several review articles. Dr.Suresh has successfully guided four scholars for the Ph.D programmee in Pharmacy under Berhampur University and GITAM University. He was the examiner for three candidates for the Ph.D programmee in Pharmacy under Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Ananthpur, Annamalai University and Vinayaka Missions University. Dr.Suresh was the Principal Investigator & Chief Coordinator for the research projects of AICTE & UGC.

Dr.Suresh has served as Chairman / Member of Board of Studies, Board of Research Studies, Member Academic Council, Regulation Committee, Board of Management, Advisory Board, Pharmacy & Therapeutic Committee, Examination Committee of several Universities in different parts of the country like GITAM University, Amrita University, University of Kerala, Berhampur University, Utkal University, Sambalpur University, North Orissa University and BijuPattnaik University of Technology.

Dr.Suresh was a member in the Editorial Board of Pharmatimes, an official publication of The Indian Pharmaceutical Association, Editorial Board of Indian Journal of Hospital Pharmacy, an official publication of The Indian Hospital Pharmacists' Association & the Editorial Board of Pharma Review.

Dr.Suresh was a Member of the national statutory committee of Indian Pharmaceutical Congress Association. Dr.Suresh was also a member of the Scientific Services Committee of Indian Pharmaceutical Congress for three years. He has chaired several Scientific (Oral & Poster) Sessions of IPC held at Delhi, Mumbai, Calcutta, Madras, Hyderabad, Manipal, Trivandrum, Indore, Pune, Nagpur and Visakhapatnam, etc.

Dr.Suresh is an active life member of various professional Associations like Indian Pharmaceutical Association, Indian Pharmacy Gradates Association, Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India, Indian Hospital Pharmacists' Association, Indian Society for Technical Education, Indian Science Congress Association, Indian Society of Pharmacognosy, Indian Pharmacological Society, Society of Ethnobotanists, Indian Society of Pharmacovigilance, Indian Cosmetic Technologists Association, Indian Society of Health Administrators, Indian Academy of Sciences Animal welfare & Indian Society of Toxicology with a proven track record of committed professional activities in the field of Pharmacy at national level.

Earlier he was elected as a member of the American Institute of Chemists (1994). Dr.Suresh was also admitted by the council to the associate membership of Royal Society of Chemistry(1992).He was nominated as the Member of Research Board of Advisors of American Biographical Institute.

Dr.Suresh was the member of National Advisory Committee of IPGA & other bodies for organizing various IPCs / Annual Conferences of National level Professional Bodies / Pharmaceutical Associations / Seminars / Symposia/ workshops etc.

Dr.Suresh has served as a Member of the executive council of APTI, IHPA, IPA Education Division, Zonal Coordinator & State Coordinator for the IPA National level Elocution Competitions for a long time. He is the Vice Patron of Indian Red Cross Society and has organized several programmes on social outreach activities

Dr.Suresh has organized an International Conference on Biotechnology in "Pharma and Food Industries" with the financial support of Department of Science & Technology, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare and Ministry of Earth Sciences at GITAM University, apart from several other national level seminars. As an expert of the statutory body he has inspected several Pharmacy Institutions across the country over last two decades. He has also served as the University expert in the academic audit of the Institution.