Dr. Shivakumar Hugar working as Professor and Head, Post Graduate Dept. of Pharmacology, BLDEA’s SSM College of Pharmacy & Research Centre, Vijayapur – 586103, Karnataka, India. He obtained Ph.D. degree from Kuvempu Univrsity, Shankaragatta, Shivamogga in the year 2007. He is having 21 years of experience in teaching and research. He guided 45 M. Pharm and 3 Ph.D. students and 01 student of Pharmacology specialization is pursing Ph.D. under his supervision. Published 56 research papers in national and international journals. Presented 09 oral and 55 posters in national and international conferences and got best research paper award for 3 oral presentations. Attended International conference organized by Master Skill University, Malaysia in the year 2011.
Dr. Shivakumar Hugar was Board Of Studies (BOS) member in Pharmacy (UG) 2009 - 2011, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS), Bangalore. Currently he is member of BOS in Pharmacy (PG) and also faculty member of Pharmacy, RGUHS, Bangalore. He has received research grant from RGUHS, Bangalore. He is also an editorial board member and reviewer for the few reputed journals.
Dr. Shivakumar Hugar has been received Shikshak Shri Award from chief justice & first vice president of Nepal. This event was organized by Indo-Nepal Antarrashtriya Samrasta Manch on account of teacher’s day on 5th September at Krishna Menon Bhavan, New Delhi.
He was member of International Organizing Committee of 12th International congress of Ethnopharmacology, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India, held on February 17-19, 2012. He was the poster evaluator for P4 conference jointly organized by KLE University & Manipal, held at Belagavi, Karnataka, India. He is life member of APTI, KSPC, American Botanical Council and ACP. He is an examiner for various universities and evaluated Ph.D. thesis of different universities.