Basic Science Department


Department Overview

Department of Physiology discovers and promotes knowledge of how the human body functions through an understanding of cells, organs and systems.

Department maintains a scientific community that fosters excellence in teaching and will train the next generation of dentists through the efforts of faculty, students, and staff. This Department mainly emphasized on lectures and practical classes. This Department also delivered the lectures with the help of audio-visual presentation along with group discussion among the students. The faculties of this department provide the study materials to the students along with question banks and e- books as well as web links to the various educational sites.

Why Physiology Department is Special ?


To provide the best in class training to students in basic and applied physiology by adopting the most relevant teaching – learning methods & contribute significant new knowledge to the society.


Provide an environment that permits faculty, staff, and students the opportunity to further develop their professional skills and expertise and realize their potential.

Department Facilities

  • The discipline is a core subject for Bachelor degrees in Dentistry in I st year and Basic Science subject in MDS
  • Fully equipped Practical Lab for conducting Physiology Experiments
  • Our laboratory provides the latest and sophisticated equipment and facilities to conduct all the experiments as per the syllabus.
  • The microscopes provided for the students are of high standard with good resolution and lighting. The lab can accommodate up to 50 students comfortably at any time.
  • Our department library has standard books recommended by dental council.
  • The faculty is highly experienced and qualified as per DCI and Kerala University of Health sciences norms.
  • Students are given periodic tests to assess their knowledge as well as assist them in coping up for their exams. We conduct student friendly interactive sessions, discussions and seminars to improve their knowledge and make the students actively participate in the learning process.

Department Contact Info

Department of Physiology

Malabar Dental College & Research Centre Manoor, Chekanoor Rd, Mudur P.O Edappal, Malappuram, Dt Pin : 679578

+91 7034555521

Mon – Fri 8:30A.M. – 4:00P.M.

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Department Faculty

Dr. Rahmath

Associate Professor and HOD

Mrs. Manju Krishnan KU


Ms. Shahla Parveen


About Head of Department

High energy, dedicated, experienced faculty with strong communication skills with students and professional relations and problem solving skills. Able to work well with diverse cultural group and motivate learner of all skill levels. She is a member of Board of studies (Physiology), University of Calicut and got numerous research publications in national and international journals.

Special Achievements

  • Physiology board of studies member, university of Calicut.
  • Young scientist Award in the International Scientist awards on Engineering Science and
  • Medicine in 2022.
  • Secretary, KMMTA.
  • Hall of fame in Physiology at Malabar Dental College and Research Centre.
  • Achieved Maulana Azad National Fellowship to pursue research.
  • University Third Rank in PG.
  • University Fifth Rank in UG.
  • Certificate of merit (first proficiency) for scoring highest marks.
  • Numerous publications in National and international journals.

Dr. Rahmath
Reader and Head of Department