Elapulli Sankaranarayanan Prakash, MBBS

Associate Professor of Physiology, Department of Biomedical Sciences
Prakash Elapulli Sankaranarayanan

Physical Address: 1550 College St, Macon, GA 31207

Mailing Address: 1501 Mercer University Dr, Macon, GA 31207

E-mail: prakash_es@mercer.edu

Work: (478)-301-4038

2004, Doctor of Medicine [Field of Study: Physiology], Pondicherry University, Pondicherry (Puducherry), India. (Degree by coursework and dissertation).
2001, Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), The Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai, India

Research Interests: Autonomic regulation of cardiovascular function in health and disease states such as hypertension and syncope; application of constructivist learning principles to physiology and pathophysiology education.

ORCID Profile: http://orcid.org/0000-0001-9931-5288
Google Scholar Profile: http://alturl.com/2yufd
A complete listing of publications is available at: http://esprakash.wordpress.com

Recent Educational Resources / Letters / Research:

Prakash ES. What is the best definition of the term "hyperventilation"? [Letter] Advances in Physiology Education 2015 [PubMed] [Full text]

Prakash E.  Understanding Baroreflex Regulation of Blood Pressure from a Patient with Autonomic Failure. MedEdPORTAL Publications; 2015.  [Full text]   

Prakash ES.  Problem Solving Exercises in Gastrointestinal Physiology and Pathophysiology. Life Science Teaching Resource Community, 2014. [Full text]

Prakash ES. Problem Solving Exercises in Cardiovascular Physiology and Pathophysiology. Life Science Teaching Resource Community, 2014. [Full text]

Prakash ES. Understanding the impact of arterial stenosis on blood flow through a tissue. Advances in Physiology Education 2015. [PubMed] [Full text]

Prakash ES. Hemodilution is a mechanism of anemia in patients with heart failure.  [Letter] European Journal of Heart Failure 2013 [PubMed] [Full text]

Prakash E. How not to do things. Clinical Teacher 2013; [PubMed] [Full text]

Prakash ES. The importance of testing medical students' knowledge of what is least likely. [Letter] Academic Medicine 2012; [PubMed]  [Full text]

Prakash E. Using the term 'essential hypertension'. Clinical Teacher 2012 [PubMed]  [Full text]

Prakash ES. 'Sympathovagal balance from heart rate variability: an obituary', but what is sympathovagal balance?. [Letter] Experimental Physiology 2012 [PubMed] [Full text] 

Prakash ES, Narayan KA and Sethuraman KR. Student perceptions regarding the usefulness of explicit discussion of "Structure of the Observed Learning Outcome" taxonomy. Advances in Physiology Education 2010 [PubMed] [Full text]

Prakash ES. Letter by Prakash regarding article "Impaired heart rate recovery and chronotropic incompetence in patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction". [Letter] Circulation Heart Failure 2010. [PubMed] [Full text]

Pavithran P,  Prakash ES, Dutta TK, Madanmohan T. Effect of antihypertensive drug therapy on short-term heart rate variability in newly diagnosed essential hypertension. Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology and Physiology 2010 [PubMed]

Prakash ES. Explicit constructivism: a missing link in ineffective lectures? Advances in Physiology Education 2010 [PubMed] [Full text]