About Committee

  • The Institutional Human Ethics Committee (IHEC), PSGIMS&R was constituted to ensure a competent and unbiased review and evaluation of all scientific and ethical aspects of the research projects they receive and ensure the ethical conduct of the same. The IHEC is one of the first few committees to be accredited by the SIDCER (WHO) in India. The committee is also registered with the DCGI.
    Vision

  • Our vision is to contribute to human welfare by ensuring a research process that combines highest integrity and safety of human research participants.
    Mission

    Our mission is to protect human research participants by ensuring that:

  • Participants rights and welfare are adequately protected
  • Research is guided by the ethical principles enunciated in ICMR Guidelines
  • Research is conducted with the highest level of expertise and integrity
  • Research complies with all applicable laws, policies and regulations
  • Building capacity for the same.

Institutional Human Ethics Committee –List of Members

PSG Institute of Medical Sciences and Research

Coimbatore

S.No

Name of the Member of IHEC

Area of Expertise

Affiliated to PSG IMS&R or not

Sex

1

Mrs Ashraf Y

Physiotherapy

Affiliated

Female

2

Dr. K. Bhuvaneswari

Clinical Pharmacology

Affiliated

Female

3

Mr  Gowpathy Velappan

Legal Expert

Non-affiliated

Male

4

Dr A Jayavardhana

Paediatrics

Affiliated

Male

5

Mr P Karuppuchamy

Social Scientist

Affiliated

Male

6

Dr  G Malarvizhi

Nursing

Affiliated

Female

7

Mr R Nandakumar
(Chairperson, IHEC)

Legal Expert

Non-affiliated

Male

8

Dr Parag K Shah

Ophthalmology

Non-affiliated

Male

9

Mrs P Rama

Non-Medical (Pharmacy)

Affiliated

Female

10

Dr Seetha Panicker
(Vice –Chairperson, IHEC)

Clinician (Obstetrics & Gynecology)

Affiliated

Female

11

Dr S Shanthakumari

Pathology, Ethicist

Affiliated

Female

12

Dr  G Subhashini

Public Health, Epidemiology, Ethicist

Affiliated

Female

13

Dr Sudha Ramalingam
(Alternate Member-Secretary, IHEC)

Public Health, Epidemiology, Genetics, Ethicist

Affiliated

Female

14

Mrs.Swastika Soundararaj
upto 02/5/2018

Mr R Shanmugam
from 03/5/2018

Lay person

Not Affiliated

Female

Male

15

Dr D Vijaya
(Member-Secretary, IHEC)

Basic Medical Sciences (Biochemistry)

Affiliated

Female

 

 

 

  • Address :
  • ACADEMIC BLOCK, 1st FLOOR,
    PSG INSITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCE AND RESEARCH CENTRE,
    AVINASHI ROAD,
    PEELAMEDU,
    COIMBATORE – 641 004,
    INDIA.

  • Phone : +91 422 4345818
  • Fax : +91 422 2594400
  • Email : ihec@psgimsr.ac.in