Vice Principal

Prof. Dr. D.H.Gopalan is an experienced and acclaimed teacher of anatomy. He is passionate about imparting clinically relevant knowledge through a judicious blend of traditional instructor led training and innovative and emerging technologies. He is a born teacher and a fervent proponent of using case studies, creative thinking and problem based learning in the class room. He has rendered an exemplary service towards the education of budding doctors.

Vice Principal

Nodal Officer – Digital Mission Mode Project (NMC),
Tagore Medical College & Hospital.


  • MBBS – IRT Perundurai Medical College
  • MS- Madurai medical college
  • Advanced course in medical education (ACME) – Regional Nodal Centre (SRMC&RI).

Teaching experience

  • 12yrs of UG teaching experience

Awards and Achievement

  • Best teacher award -2016

Assigned Positions

  • Co-ordinator- Medical education unit
  • Nodal officer- Digital mission mode project MCI (DMMP- MCI)


  • Member of society for basic medical sciences
  • Member of anatomical association of India
  • Member of society of clinical anatomists

Research projects

  • Principal Investigator: Antidiabetic Effect of crude extract of Aegle Marmelos leaf and Aegeline compound by histological and biochemical parameters in Type 2 Diabetic Rats.
  • Co-Investigator: Various Student ICMR project.

Field of expertise

  • Expert in embalming procedures and Histology techniques.

Area of interest

  • Neuroanatomy, embryology & Human Genetics

Scientific papers

  • Presented many papers and chaired scientific sessions in state and national conferences.
  • Published eight scientific papers in renowned international and national journals.